Hey! I sold my Mosin last year when I lost my job.
Guess what I found in the pawn shop today? The same damn gun. I saw it from across the room, refinished in walnut, and figured, "now just how many could there possibly be, refinished in that same finish?"
Yep. Same gun. I let it stay where it was, I'm in the middle of trying to get moved. Told the man behind the counter that whoever gets it will have a fine rifle.
He says, "you should see the bore! It's horrible!"
I said, "I know. That's my old rifle. It'll still hit cans from 100 yards away. And I never once managed to get a clean patch from it."