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Scope worth more than the rifle!

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by oregonty, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. oregonty

    oregonty Salem, OR Active Member

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    Finally got around to completing my Mosin Nagant rifle project! I cut off the old bolt handle and had my friend weld on a new one. Installed the scope rail and mounted my optics. I can finally say that I have optics that cost three times as much as the rifle. Woot Woot…….It actually shoots decent. It is by no means a tack driver but about what I expected out of the rifle and cheap ammo. Target photo is at the bottom.
    I spent a total of $40.22. I had the optics and crappy rings laying around to use. I modified the ATI Mosin Nagant Scope Mount with Bolt Handle kit. Optics are Burris Fullfield 3x9. Target shot at 100yrds. :cool:

    FYI....Do not weld a new handle onto the bolt without completely disassembling it. It will ruin the firing pin spring. Ask me how I know this! :eek:

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  2. Tbucket

    Tbucket Olympia,Wash. Active Member

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    Looks good, that firing pin spring did not like all that heat? LOL.
     
  3. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Minute of bad guy. Looks good.
     
  4. EMP9596

    EMP9596 Two Trees West of Camas, WA. Active Member

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    Nice!

    This is my 1946 Izzy with a S&K Scout mount thats worth more than the NcStar 2-7x32 scope... Three inch group in the sled with brass cased Yugo Heavy ball at 100 yds if you let her cool down between groups.

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  5. oregonty

    oregonty Salem, OR Active Member

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    Nice EMP! I hope to get some other ammo to shoot a bit better. Still a kick in the pants to shoot. One of my favorites.