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Old October 7, 2008, 07:04 AM   #26
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Old November 5, 2008, 06:17 AM   #27
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Beautify rifle. Did you finish the wood yourself?

My M-39 is my most accurate rifle and I take it to the range on every trip. I had a second one that actually had a better trigger but I sold it.

I've learned I'm a shooter and not a collector so I let someone else enjoy this beauty.

In order I like my M-39, then my Enfield S No4 Mk1* and then my ex sniper Mosin Nagant.
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Old November 11, 2008, 04:09 AM   #28
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Beautify rifle. Did you finish the wood yourself?
No refinishing on that one. That is just as she came. But then it was advertised as being in unissued condition.
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Old November 15, 2008, 12:22 PM   #29
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Beautiful M-39!
I have a 1942 VKT, what a tack driver.
I love the Finnish rifles.
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Old November 23, 2008, 09:29 AM   #30
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Beautiful rifle, Todd. I love the stocks on these things. Here are a couple of pics of my VKT that I bought from Empire a year or so back. There's something about picking up a "brand new" 64 year old rifle

One cool discovery I made about mine is that it was built on a Remington receiver (see second pic). Guess you could say she's back home where she belongs now.
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Old November 28, 2008, 11:56 PM   #31
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Very nice rifle!! And finding out little extras and history of the gun like the Remington reciever is part of what makes collecting Mosins more fun. Congrats!
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