Mosin Nagant M44 ( I finally got one!)

Discussion in 'Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun' started by H-D, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. H-D

    H-D Active Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    Well a customer dropped by the shop to get some pars installed on his Harley , and we got to talking about guns and he told me he had bought 3 M44's for 79 bucks apiece and was wishing he had only got one so me and a co-worker bought one each from him at a 1 dollar markup for 80 bucks I havn't had a chance to shoot it yet , but its cool as heck!
  2. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

    Aug 1, 2009
    Ohio NRA Member
    That's REALLY nice H-D!
    And heck, for $80, I too, would'a been all over that.
    Anxious to see how it groups'em for ya!

  3. H-D

    H-D Active Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    Got family in town today I'm gonna try to go shoot it next Sunday
  4. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    Its gonna shoot high left witht he bayonet folded. extend the bayonet to bring your shots in. Thats how they were zeroed. They are mean little guns. And LOUD!

    Excellent buy HD.
  5. H-D

    H-D Active Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    bought some unmarked surplus ammo for 6 bucks per 20 rounds and he threw an extra 20 rounds in the sack so 30 bucks for 120 rounds so the only thing stoppin me from shooting it is time
  6. TRAP55

    TRAP55 Active Member

    DON'T SHOOT IT!:eek:
    You'll get hooked, then it'll be a M91/30, then a M-39, then a M-38, etc.:D
    What's the head stamps on the ammo? We can tell ya from where and when.
  7. H-D

    H-D Active Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    188 on one side 76 on the other
    google-fu says its russian and made in 1976 probably steel core cuz it's silver tipped
    Last edited: Feb 12, 2012
  8. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    sounds right , enjoy !!!
  9. TRAP55

    TRAP55 Active Member

    Yep, Russian light ball, 147grn FMJBT, silver tip or nothing denotes light ball, yellow denotes heavy ball, yellow with a spot of silver on the tip denotes heavyball steel core.
    You'll love the fireball, don't forget your sunscreen.:D
  10. Albtraum

    Albtraum Well-Known Member

    Jun 8, 2011
    Saw a guy shoot one of those AND the full size 91/30 last time I was at the range. The carbine had a HUGE muzzle flash, and had a bigger boom.
  11. H-D

    H-D Active Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    Awesome ! March has an enemy at the gates shoot here.... Depending on how if shoots I may enter the competition, should be fun even if I don't shoot worth a crap
  12. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    Wouldnt it be fun to enter blindly having never fired the weapon.. :D

    THAT would a be a true test of marksmanship skill and patience. ;)
  13. bufford

    bufford New Member

    Nov 24, 2011
    I got one also, I've 2 sons in the Marine Corp and they both love shooting the "Beast" as they call it, of course they get to shoot the modern stuff and all, but still love to bring the M44 and the other Mosins out to the range and watch there friends expressions when they fire them off, seems they can't wait to get their chance to shoot it, always the talk of watching the muzzle blast and dirt flying around on the ground in front of it. Have a Mauser 24/47 also and between these it seems they are always being fired.
  14. The_Rifleman

    The_Rifleman Active Member

    Feb 10, 2010
    Very cool!

    I want one of those!
  15. H-D

    H-D Active Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    Can't wait to shoot it, It's killin' me!
    On top of that my Wife got me a .45-70 Handi Rifle! Now I can't wait to shoot it either
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