What wood is a Mosin Nagant stock?

What wood is a Mosin Nagant stock?

Traditional Mosin Nagant stocks consist of birch, cherry, walnut, oak, poplar, and maple woods, so your first option to consider is the kind of material you want yours to be made out of.

How much did it cost to make a Mosin Nagant?

the reason Mosins were so popular is that they were so cheap. What most people don’t realize that those rifles cost around 27.50 USD(or 1787.50 rubles) to produce*.

How much does a Mosin Nagant stock weigh?

Mass 4 kg (8.8 lb) (M91/30) 3.4 kg (7.5 lb) (M38) 4.1 kg (9.0 lb) (M44)
Length 1,232 mm (48.5 in) (M91/30) 1,013 mm (39.9 in) (carbines)
Barrel length 730 mm (29 in) (M91/30) 514 mm (20.2 in) (carbines)

Why is the Mosin-Nagant called the garbage Rod?

A “garbage rod” is a low quality rifle. I’ve only ever heard it used in conjunction with the Russian WWII Mosin Nagant. The Mosin was known for its inaccuracy, but apparently was reliable enough for closer range shooting. The same inaccuracy claim was made for the U.S. Government 1911 .

Why is the Mosin-Nagant called a 3 line rifle?

The three-line, so-called because of the old Russian method of using a set line to measure the bore of a firearm, saw impressive service around the globe. In World War I, captured Mosin rifles were particularly admired by German and Austrian troops for their efficiency and ease of use.

Are Mosins accurate?

Despite its shortcomings, the Model 1891/30 was rugged, reliable and accurate, its average minute of arc ranging from a 1.5 to below 1 (less than an inch over 100 meters). It proved murderously successful. In fact, German snipers reportedly preferred captured Mosin-Nagants to their own Mauser Karabiner 98k rifles.

What to look for in buying a Mosin Nagant?

When purchasing a Mosin intended for shooting, check the barrel first. You want to look for sharp rifling. You can’t do much with a worn out barrel. The lands, or high spots, should be somewhat free of scratches and not terribly worn down.

What type of wood is my Mosin stock?

Gouges can be filled with wood filler. It’s usually easier to achieve a smooth, gloss finish if you fill the pores. Mosin stocks are usually made of birch, which has fairly small pores. Filling the pores probably won’t do much good.

What is the maximum effective range of a Mosin Nagant?

It fired 7.62 mm ammunition, fed from an integral, single stack magazine, loaded from the clip chargers, with capacity for 5 rounds. The Mosin-Nagant had a maximum range of around three kilometers but was only capable of effective aimed fire out to ranges of 400-500 meters.

What kind of bullet does a Mosin Nagant use?

The most ubiquitous version of the Mosin-Nagant rifles fires the 7.62x54R cartridge, which usus a pointed spitzer bullet, lead cored, copper jacketed, .311″ diameter, 148 grain bullet. Note that a grain is a unit of measure used in small arms for bullet (projectile) weigjts and powder weights.