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    Thanks Jim, I enjoy shooting these old War Horses...

    Thanks Jim, I enjoy shooting these old War Horses and getting them to preform well with a bullet I made myself. If anyone has any question about anything in the post feel free to ask, sometimes I'm...
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    My $100 1933 M9130

    Long story short I got this rifle from my brother a couple of years ago who had bought several M91/30 of various years of production from a local shop. I had wanted a 91/30 but life got in the way...
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    The Bulgarian surplus is corrosive, you don't...

    The Bulgarian surplus is corrosive, you don't need anything fancy to clean your weapons after shooting corrosive ammo. Windex is fine if you want to use it but plain old hot water will remove the...
  4. Thread: M 44 reloads

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    HiViz makes a slip on recoil pad that fits all...

    HiViz makes a slip on recoil pad that fits all Mosin rifles like a glove I have two and really like the them and they will add about 1" to your length of pull.
    Amazon.com : HIVIZ SP-S Slip On...
  5. Thread: Brand new 91/59

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    I would say that is about as mint condition of a...

    I would say that is about as mint condition of a Mosin as I have ever seen. Great find and great purchase.
  6. Thread: unknown sks

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    Phil, the #3 sight ladder was found on both the...

    Phil, the #3 sight ladder was found on both the Chinese commercial as well as the Police variant. The barrel with no bayo lug is characteristic of the Model M that takes AK mags but I can't see the...
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    I like some of the AK's and have shot a few but...

    I like some of the AK's and have shot a few but don't own one. I like the recoil impulse of the SKS over the AK and it's much more accurate especially with my handloads cast or jacketed. I've...
  8. Thread: Cast Mosin Load

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    Cast Mosin Load

    Put some of the my new Accurate 215 gr. .314" FN bullets from a mold I acquired several months ago down range with a couple test loads. The second loads shot great and will be a keeper for sure...
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    My New Russian Acquisition

    Ever since I got my first SKS I've always wanted a nice Russian SKS but something else always came up or the money was short an then the prices went sky high so I just gave up and settled for what I...
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    Never had a problem with bullet stripping in any...

    Never had a problem with bullet stripping in any of my rifle loads. My quenched WW's alloy is actually a bit harder than #2 an has worked fine in some of my rifles up past 2200+ fps. depending on...
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    First Test Mosin & Cast Bullets

    Back at Christmas I got a new to me 1933 Tula HEX receiver 91/30. The stock was in fairly bad shape finish wise but the bore is good and bluing just needed so minor touchups and bolt needed a good...
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    I put the Choate drill and tap mount on my Yugo...

    I put the Choate drill and tap mount on my Yugo several years ago and it's worked out fine.

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2013/11/Picture0091_zps3d45cd73-1.jpg

    One of the targets I...
  13. Not in any of my rifles I shoot cast lead plain...

    Not in any of my rifles I shoot cast lead plain base and gas check designs in them all an in some low velocity plinker loads where the gas check isn't needed I just leave it off completely. Those...
  14. Thread: 7.62x54R Heads

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    Czechoslovakian 1964 7.62x54r Hollow Core Short...

    Czechoslovakian 1964 7.62x54r Hollow Core Short Range,they made it in 7.62 x 39 as well.

    Czechoslovakian 1964 7.62x54r Hollow Core Short Range

    The .310" dia. 123 gr. Prvi Partizan bullets are...
  15. As you have said the bore slugged .308" so the...

    As you have said the bore slugged .308" so the .310" dia. bullet will work fine,it will probably shoot a larger dia. cast bullet as long as it will chamber. In general you can measure the inside...
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    New car batteries are different form the old lead...

    New car batteries are different form the old lead acid car batteries of old.
  17. Lyman reloading manuals of which I have #45,#48...

    Lyman reloading manuals of which I have #45,#48 and #49 as well as the Lyman Cast Bullet Manual list quiet a few loads for the 54r as far as reduced cast bullet loads go. I prefer the fast to med...
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    Never done any business with these guys but it's...

    Never done any business with these guys but it's another option.
    http://www.dealerease.net/catalog/product.asp?pid=1028184&ret_id=140211
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    I shoot cast bullets in my Mosin M44,Yugoslavian...

    I shoot cast bullets in my Mosin M44,Yugoslavian M59/66A1 & Chinese /26\ SKS,the bores on all three rifle slugged out at .312" which was a plus. I just use plain old wheel weight for general purpose...
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    There is no set number that I know of to set your...

    There is no set number that I know of to set your firing pin protrusion on,the tool just provide a basic gauge The .075" notch should NOT pass over the tip, but the .095" notch should allow the tip...
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    Firing pin protrusion on the Mosin should be...

    Firing pin protrusion on the Mosin should be between 0.095" maximum and 0.075" minimum .
    Collecting and Shooting the Mosin-Nagant - Wolff Striker Springs


    If you ever get into reloading the 54r...
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    I have two SKS rifle one Yugoslavian...

    I have two SKS rifle one Yugoslavian M59/66A1factory refurb and a Chinese /26\ I bought NIB. I gotten the best results with as far as steel case Russian ammo goes with Golden Tiger in both rifles...
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    The first Chinese SKS rifles were produced at...

    The first Chinese SKS rifles were produced at Factory /26\ the Jianshe Arsenal starting somewhere around 1956,the /26\ rifles are the only ones that can be reliably dated by the serial #. Factory...
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    I have basically the same rifle as you except...

    I have basically the same rifle as you except mine is a factory /26\ rifle from the same importer. You got yours much cheaper I bought mine new in box and unfired about three years ago for two...
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    Well although not technically correct I think my...

    Well although not technically correct I think my M44 turn out well,I hated the old shellac cracking and scratching so easily so I removed it all with denatured alcohol down to the original wood. ...
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