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Comeswithbacon 06-26-2011 06:45 PM

DIY Mosin Feedback.
If you have seen my other post's, you will know that im looking to add a new gun to my arsenal. There are lost of post's about Mosin's and all are good, so i was thinking on getting one but sporterizing it...
I want to do something like this
mosin nagant - Bing Videos
Any opinions and tips would be nice!

Firearms4ever 06-26-2011 08:25 PM

I own a Mosin Nagant m91/30 and I love the thing to death. Personally I enjoy firearms how they were made at the factory. When it comes to old military rifles and firearms in particular I would rather just leave it in the form it is in and not sporterize it or customize it in any manner. Another thing to note is that when it comes to sporterizing a Mosin Nagant you will usually winde up spending more money to sporterize it than the firearm cost.

CA357 06-26-2011 08:32 PM

It's your rifle, do what you want with it.

Personally, I can't see putting that kind of time or money into a Mosin. But, whatever floats your boat. ;)

Glasshartt 06-26-2011 08:33 PM

At least he finally picked a gun he can get his hands on.

Comeswithbacon 06-26-2011 09:59 PM

Yeah i know right!
Anyway my max amount to put in is 500$

texaswoodworker 06-27-2011 05:18 AM

I also like keeping old mil surps as origional as possible but it's your gun so you do what ever you want to it. What you could do though is find a mosin nagant that has already been altered in some way or find one thats in pretty rough shape (worn blue, worthless stock, ect) and just refinish it as you modify it. It could end up saving you a couple of bucks or costing you a few more (depends on the amount of work and tools that are needed to repair it) Once again it's your choice and only your choice. Just my 2 cents

P.S. That was a bad ass rifle.:D

Happy building

ta1588 06-27-2011 08:43 AM

I really like the idea of customized one of a kind guns. The guy in the video did a really nice job making himself a customized sniper rifle and I'm interested to see what you do if you choose to do something like this.

Comeswithbacon 06-28-2011 03:53 AM

Im going to the next gun show in my area to see whats there, hopfuly i can get a pos mosin that still has good guts. And maybe pic up some parts i want...

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