Mosin Nagant ??

Discussion in 'Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun' started by watebo, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. watebo

    watebo New Member

    Mar 25, 2010
    Not being critical, just curious. What is the fascination with Mosin Nagants?
  2. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    theyre cheap, they are an historic part of our firearms history, they are a venerable choice for hunting rifle, they are cheap, simple to operate, cheap, simple to maintain, did I mention cheap, simple to customize, theyre cheap, there abundant, and theyre cheap. ;), Unless youre a REAL afficionado and are lookin ro a fin M39 or a remy. then youre lookin at something thats not so cheap no mo:)

  3. pinecone70

    pinecone70 Active Member

    Jul 30, 2008
    Minnesota Gal!
    Cheap entertainment. :D
  4. firelegs22

    firelegs22 New Member

    May 24, 2010
    i have 3 of them and i'm not exactly sure....
  5. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Athens, Georgia
    A high powered rifle for about a hundred bucks. I think I read somewhere that they are cheap!!
  6. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    drop em , bang em , run over em ( light vehicle) treat em like dirt and they still perform

    reliable cheap fun , the VW beetle of the firearms world ,
  7. 312shooter

    312shooter Well-Known Member

    Mar 17, 2008
    Las Vegas NV
    All well stated the only thing I would add is that they are very inexpensive....... :D
  8. rglbegl

    rglbegl Well-Known Member

    Mar 4, 2004
    Dana point CA
    They are bad ass!!!

    Just look at them;
    Heavy metal
    Tons of wood
    super long barrels
    and they shoot a pretty large cartridge.
  9. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    and the shorty m44s deliver one hell of a fireball with milsurp at night;)
  10. johnlives4christ

    johnlives4christ Former Guest

    Apr 28, 2008
    cheap and reliable is a good combo. like asking whats the deal with all these mossberg 500's and remington 870s
  11. oscarmayer

    oscarmayer New Member

    Jun 24, 2008
    the fireball is impressive at night and i think they are cheap fun , or so i was told ;)
  12. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

    Aug 1, 2009
    Ohio NRA Member
    JLA, ya missed one thing my friend...THEY ARE ACCURATE as well,
    Well I can only speak about the one I have.:D
  13. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    no youre right. I aint ever shot one that didnt cluster. They dont all shoot to point of aim but they do group. Sight adjustment is the easy part;)
  14. zkovach

    zkovach Well-Known Member

    Oct 7, 2009
    They are cheap and fun however with mine i did a lot of work to it where it shoots almost better than a modern rifle now.

    75.00 New stock
    100. dollars bolt turn down, scope mount and gunsmithing
    90.00 dollars for the huber concepts trigger
    50.00 for reloading equipment
    Now i went a little overboard but its a lot of fun and why not i have 2 others that i keep original. Plus this baby now is one tuned in deer rifle.
  15. Mosin_Nagant_Fan

    Mosin_Nagant_Fan Active Member

    Jan 18, 2007
    Montgomery, AL
    Used about 100 rounds of "dirty" surplus and ran better then my brothers new (at the time) .22lr Marlin 795. I just need to easy up on the trigger so I don't cause myself to sway.
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