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  • I have been collecting military firearms since I was 14
  • Alaska
  • I collect Soviet/Russian, Warsaw Pact, Com Bloc military firearms and associated accessories
  • semi-retired


  • Posted in thread: Help ID this Mosin Bolt on 10-24-2013 at 02:48 PM
    The bolt is a Tula (hammer in a circle) There are various bolt handle configurations. I have a
    large collection of 9130's and I have several. The other thing is that the bolt in your first
    pic, has no...

  • Posted in thread: New Mosin Nagant on 11-29-2010 at 02:39 AM
    Your Tula should have a prewar stock with sling slots surrounded by metal plates that have two
    screws holding them in and a Tula star with the date of 1933 under it on the right side of the
    butt if th...

  • Posted in thread: whats better, 47 or 74 on 11-29-2010 at 02:27 AM
    Arsenal Inc. builds an AK in 5.56 or .223. It is built in Bulgaria and the US. It is a
    beautiful rifle and very accurate. The 5.45x39 mags work just fine in it but I recommend
    getting the correct mags...

  • Posted in thread: Mosin Nagant Model 1891/30 - Home defence? on 11-29-2010 at 02:13 AM
    just got a hex receiver 1933 mosin from big 5 today for 90 that sale runs till 5 o'clock i
    believe and maybe i was high from the gun pron but i swear the serial number was 71....I'll
    post pics when I ...

  • Posted in thread: AK-74 jams alot. on 10-29-2010 at 02:43 PM
    I have had the same thing happen and found this: First I replaced the trigger assy as the
    hammer face was worn and the bolt appeared to catch on the back of the hammer. That did not
    stop the problem, ...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from the frozen North! on 08-20-2010 at 06:39 PM
    Welcome to the FTF, Ice!! Remember to thank former Vice President Gore for the internet! :DYes,
    where would be be without Al's inventing the internet? I wonder if Tipper will get it in the
    divorce set...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from the frozen North! on 07-29-2010 at 04:19 PM
    I have been looking for a forum where I can find others who have my interests and a forum that
    is user friendly. I am looking forward to exchanging ideas, thoughts, and information with
    others who mig...