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pullnshoot25
11-22-2010, 9:58 AM
So I often see on the internet that one can use the Mosin tool to take off a bayonet. I have tried this several times with a Type 2 bayonet and I have come to the conclusion that this idea pretty much only applies to Type 1 (lockring) bayonets.

A demonstration below. (Sorry for the crappy cell photos)

Here are two examples of Mosin bayonets.

http://i353.photobucket.com/albums/r369/calgunfun2/th_IMG_20101122_094910.jpg (http://s353.photobucket.com/albums/r369/calgunfun2/?action=view&current=IMG_20101122_094910.jpg)

Now, placing the Mosin tool over the Type 2 bayonet to try and get around the lock area and torque the bayonet yields this problem....
http://i353.photobucket.com/albums/r369/calgunfun2/th_IMG_20101122_094941.jpg (http://s353.photobucket.com/albums/r369/calgunfun2/?action=view&current=IMG_20101122_094941.jpg)
http://i353.photobucket.com/albums/r369/calgunfun2/th_IMG_20101122_094955.jpg (http://s353.photobucket.com/albums/r369/calgunfun2/?action=view&current=IMG_20101122_094955.jpg)

...that is, you CAN'T get the tool around the bayonet at all!

Now, taking a look at the Type 1 bayonet, we see this....

http://i353.photobucket.com/albums/r369/calgunfun2/th_IMG_20101122_095032.jpg (http://s353.photobucket.com/albums/r369/calgunfun2/?action=view&current=IMG_20101122_095032.jpg)

The Mosin tool does act as a wrench when properly applied to the lockring of a Type 1 Bayonet.

TLDR version: The idea only holds water for the original bayonets.

Datamancer
11-22-2010, 11:24 AM
What about trying to put the wrench perpendicular (like you have on your 3rd pic) but only around the piece that transitions between the blade and mount?

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metalliman545
11-22-2010, 11:57 AM
kinda off topic but where do you get that type one bayonet from? i have an m91 that could use it

Interloper
11-22-2010, 3:11 PM
I dunno man. I just use mine as a bottle opener. :shrug:

pullnshoot25
11-22-2010, 8:30 PM
kinda off topic but where do you get that type one bayonet from? i have an m91 that could use it

EBay! Liberty tree collectors has a bunch for 50/each

Stryfe76
11-22-2010, 8:36 PM
Aren't there different versions of the tool? Not sure if the hole is a different size or shape.

Spiggy
11-22-2010, 9:39 PM
dunno man, mine works fine for a wench... among other things, which includes opening bottles and stuff

pullnshoot25
11-23-2010, 5:44 AM
What about trying to put the wrench perpendicular (like you have on your 3rd pic) but only around the piece that transitions between the blade and mount?

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I've tried it, that actually works. It takes some finagling but yeah, it does work.

It looks like I have spoken too soon.

HEE-HAW!!

Datamancer
11-23-2010, 5:53 AM
I've tried it, that actually works. It takes some finagling but yeah, it does work.

It looks like I have spoken too soon.

HEE-HAW!!

oops I meant 4th pic, not 3rd.

Glad to hear it worked!

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pullnshoot25
11-23-2010, 6:31 AM
oops I meant 4th pic, not 3rd.

Glad to hear it worked!

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I did it on the type 2 bayonet.

Further HEE-HAW!!

metalliman545
11-23-2010, 6:56 AM
EBay! Liberty tree collectors has a bunch for 50/each

thats, wow, haha. a lot for me.

pullnshoot25
11-23-2010, 10:41 AM
They are older and more rare. They are pretty damn cool though.

Stryfe76
11-23-2010, 11:33 AM
Argh now I have to try it with mine when I get home.

Bigtwin
11-23-2010, 5:49 PM
Thanks alot....one more thing to try to screw with now that I am home!lol
I had other things to do but now............?

Anchors
11-25-2010, 1:29 AM
I dunno man. I just use mine as a bottle opener. :shrug:

I lol'd. haha.

When I bought my sniper from RGuns it didn't come with one. Some retired Marine Colonel on gunboards sent me one for free.
I sold the rifle now and I forgot to give the guy (an awesome calgunner, actually) the firing pin protrusion tool.
So now I don't know what to do with it, but I'll probably get a cheap mosin soon.

8bitnintendo
11-25-2010, 1:39 AM
Extra off topic, is the crate of Mosins totally dead? I am a sad Mosin-wanting panda! I even earmarked a special spam can of 7.62x54R for you!

rp55
11-25-2010, 12:12 PM
EBay! Liberty tree collectors has a bunch for 50/each

Thanks for the tip. I pretty much avoid eBay completely these days but you inspired me to take a look and I found this great WW2 propaganda poster featuring the Mosin.
http://i8.ebayimg.com/04/i/000/e1/68/20fb_1.JPG

Anchors
11-25-2010, 8:51 PM
That poster is rad!