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    Quote Originally Posted by kennymo View Post
    They really are handy, not god awful front heavy like the 44’s. Just loud. Really, really loud.
    I got a modified M44 to be like a M38.. Someone turned down the bayonet lug off. Still cost me 350$... And it had aftermarket bolt handle and a ATI stock. 3 years ago, I bought a 91/30 for 80$. Was under 150 for them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kennymo View Post
    Reproduction ones were $7-800 plus last I saw. P&S might still have some in stock.
    got a reproduction might be going on the block,, build it myself,, so quality build

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    We had a Simo Hayha sniper-course shoot in January, and used our old M 91's , M 91/24's and the odd M 91/30.
    Was minus 20C so camera froze up a bit.
    My old iron sighted M 24 (Finnish Civil Guard) did well at close range, (170 metres,) putting its 3 shots into 1 5/8".

    At longer range, (up to 500m) it shot off sight setting, as it had had the rear sight altered. (got a "new" sight now.)

    Bill at the shoot put two of his 3 shots into 1 3/16" at 500 metres with his iron sighted M24 Lotta (Civil Guard) rifle.

    Just telling you this so you can see how iron sights on these old rifles can still work.
    We plan on holding more Civil Guard shoots when farm work gets slower.
    We used targets copied exactly from those used by the Civil Guard in between the Wars.

    I thought I could attach pictures, but files won't seem to upload!

    All the best,
    Richard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RobertMcC View Post
    I got a modified M44 to be like a M38.. Someone turned down the bayonet lug off. Still cost me 350$... And it had aftermarket bolt handle and a ATI stock. 3 years ago, I bought a 91/30 for 80$. Was under 150 for them.
    I think the 44 barrel was heavier than the 38 as well. I don’t have one handy to compare though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kennymo View Post
    I think the 44 barrel was heavier than the 38 as well. I don’t have one handy to compare though.
    Ain't by much.. Barrel profile measured there.

    http://62x54r.net/MosinID/MosinBarrel.htm
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    Hmm.. I have an Ex-Dragoon with the octagon receiver; wonder what it's worth...
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    Quote Originally Posted by DanN View Post
    Hmm.. I have an Ex-Dragoon with the octagon receiver; wonder what it's worth...
    Canada Ammo has them for $650

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