Mosin Model Identification

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  1. SwedeSteve

    SwedeSteve Freedom Zealot Forum Contributor

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    This is a quick tool to identify which specific model of Mosin Nagant rifle you have. Just start at the top, answer the question, and follow the instructons. For a tool with pictures go to Mosin Nagant Rifle Model Identification Guide



    #1 How long is your rifle in inches?
    a. 51 1/2 - Go to #2
    b. 48 1/2 - Go to #4
    c. 46 1/2 - Go to #5
    d. 40 - Go to #8
    #2 What is the date on your barrel?
    a. 1891-1925 - Russian M91
    b. 1926-1927 - Finnish M91
    c. 1940-1943 - Late Finnish M91
    d. No Date - Go to #3
    #3 What is the marking on the chamber?
    a. "Crowned" S - Finn M24. With "Schweiz" is a Sig; "Bohler" is German.
    b. P-number - Finnish "P Series" M91.
    c. Upside down triangle witha "T" in it - Finn M91
    #4 What style is your rear sight leaf?
    a. Curved - Soviet Dragoon.
    b. Flat - M91/30
    #5 What style is you rear sight leaf?
    a. Curved - Go to #6
    b. Flat - Go to #7
    #6 What style is your nose cap?
    a. Open on top - Finn M28
    b. Closed on top - Finn M27
    #7 How far is the front sight from the muzzle?
    a. Approx 1/2" - Finn M28/30
    b. Approx 1" - Finn M39
    #8 Does it have a foldng bayonet?
    a. Yes - M44 or T53 Chinese
    b. No - Go to #9
    #9 What is the width of the front sight base?
    a. 1/2" - Go to #10
    b. 3/4" - M91/38
    #10 Is your rear sight long or short?
    a. Long - Soviet M91/59
    b. Short - M38
     
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  2. neophyte

    neophyte Wonderment :) Forum Contributor

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    Makes it easier

    SwedeSteve: Sir; that's good. Makes part of the guess work not so guessing.
    [don't you like my redundancy:approve:]

    Needs to be made into a "sticky" note:approve:
     
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  3. marion57

    marion57 G&G Newbie

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    At the risk of steling your thunder swede wouldnt it be easier just to go to 7.62x54r.net
    under rifle indetifacation?? and yes I already know I cant speel!!:sad6:
     
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    SwedeSteve Freedom Zealot Forum Contributor

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    Neo-It is intended as a sticky. Yes marion, the sticky says just that. This is just a quick at home tool.
     
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  5. Ellsworth

    Ellsworth G&G Newbie

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    That click able picture guide is amazing...no joke.

    If only they had that for families of diptera, I would have an easy job...for that matter if gunandgame.com didn't exist I would be better at my job o_O lol.
     
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    marion57 G&G Newbie

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    yepper

    :sad6:
    I should have looked before I stuck my mouth over my foot er foot in mouth :ponder:
     
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  7. Chris

    Chris Administrator Staff Member

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    If you guys would like I can come up with an automated questionaire similar to that of that site, if not a tad bit easier.

    Let me know.
     
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