Originally Posted by FinnCollector
This rifle was not a piece of history, it was a piece of scrap. It had a junk barrel, missing handguard, cracked buttstock, and one missing barrel band. It is not in the original caliber now, and is a completely different rifle now. If it was serviceable, I never would have used the action.
As for originals, I have M91's, dragoons, M91/30's, M91/59's, M44's, M38's...and that's just Russians. My real passion is for the rifles of my ancestral homeland, Finland.
I can understand if its falling apart, but I cant justify bubbaing ANY mosin.
1915 Curved Logo New England Westinghouse M91
Undated Bohler-Stahl stepped barrel M24
1929 Izhevsk Dragoon Finn
1931 Tikka M27, 1897 Sestroryetsk Receiver
1934 Sako M28/30
1939 Erma Mauser 98k
1941 Matching BYF41 P08 Luger
1944 Izhevsk PU Sniper (Original)
1954 CMP HRA Service Grade Special M1 Garand