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Old 08-13-2012, 11:21 PM   #11
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Since I hunt with my rifle (model 91/30) I figured I just throw the question out there.

Does anyone else hunt with their Mosin Nagant?

I currently hand load 168gr Barnes Triple Shock bullets for pigs, deer and bears.
I have taken White-tail with mine more than once...............


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I don't have a Mosin, but I am planning to hunt deer and hogs with my Yugo M48 Mauser in 8x57 w/ 200 grain Speer Hot Cores. I'm going to mount a scout scope on it. Mounts are available that attach to the rear sight base so no gunsmith alterations are needed. Should be similar to hunting with a Mosin. Hunting with an older military bolt action in some metric caliber brings in a new feeling to the hunt that one just can't get with the common sporters that most of us use nowadays. If you do have an older Mosin or Mauser, or Arasaka, Krag, Enfield, Carcano etc. take it hunting this season.
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I use my Russian M44, as an escort, when I'm glassing for wild boar.

But if I hit paydirt, I go back for my .44 lever...

Norma, and, IIRC, Winchester make some respectable

7.62X 54R ammo with lead tips...

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I personally haven't hunted with one, but my brother shot an elk 2 years ago because his normal gun was in the shop. Seemed to do the job just fine.

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hmm i was thinking id like to take my m44 out to hunt with. i need to practice more with it at 100 yards. also if possible ineed to really work on the trigger. its probly at like 15lbs.. at least it feels that way. worse than shooting my shotgun.. i just sold a 91/30 that had an AMAZING trigger.. i just didnt want to lug around the long barrelled thing. lol

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At first I was gonna use my Mosin to dee hunt with, but after shooting my 1917 Eddystone I think I'll use it to hint with because it's DEAD accurate. My Mosin is a tad off, and my Enfield is good, but my eddystone is dead on.

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I don't hunt deer, but wild boar get underfoot, literally.

They also charge you point-blank. The M44 is good

protection at close range.

I DNK if an M44 would have the proper range to

ethically hunt deer...



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