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Old 12-05-2013, 01:50 AM   #1
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I have a M91/30 but I wamted a carbine to compliment it so I picked up a Type 53 but I kinda thinking about a M44.....am I good with a Type 53 or should I grab a Russian M44
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Old 12-05-2013, 02:10 AM   #2
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You have a perfect oppurtunity to try

the T-53, which is, in essence, a Chinese

version of the M44. If the 53 suits you,

but you want something a little less beat

up, you can try to find a mint Polish,

Romanian, or Russian M44. I have a

new condition Polish M44 that I

wouldn't part with for the world.
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Old 12-05-2013, 02:33 AM   #3
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The Russian M44's are in great shape unlike the Type 53's. Pick one up before they are gone. J&G has them for $179...
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Every Chinese carbine I've seen for sale was shabby. Get an M44. They are in a much better shape, because most were produced after WW2 and were never issued to combat troops.
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Old 12-05-2013, 04:07 AM   #5
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+1 on the M44. Better yet skip the M44 to buy more ammo for your 91/30. You already own the best Mosin nagant.
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Old 12-05-2013, 04:26 AM   #6
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I have a Hungarian M44 that is one of the nicest mosin's I have ever seen. I also have a 91/59 carbine which is very similar to the m38 mosin. I would shy away from the Chinese model unless you just really want one. My 1929 91/30 is a good shooter but I think the Hungarian M44 will outshoot it.
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