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Old February 22, 2012, 11:45 PM   #1
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mosin nagant power... video included

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWmHN...u8TcKeLakxxsiR



video tells it all
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Old February 22, 2012, 11:49 PM   #2
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Yep... it's amazing. I shot through a maple that was as thick as my arm from my elbow to my fingertips. I would have never believed it, if I hadn't done it myself.
Plenty of power there...
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Old February 22, 2012, 11:56 PM   #3
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ya i was very suprised. thought it would have just fragmented inside.
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Old February 25, 2012, 04:58 PM   #4
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I recall the day before deer season with 2 friends. One of them turned bad on me so I have not seen either of them for years. I was using my Finn M39 that year. The obligatory practice before opening day was backed up by a decently sized Eastern Red Cedar log. The 7.62.54R out of the Finn was knocking chunks out of the back of the log. The other 2 guys did not have such luck. My own experience is that the round is one of those that hits out of all proportion to it's paper ballistics. Kind of a mystery. The .22 Magnum is another, while not in the same class by any means as the 7.62x54R, I use it as an example. They both punch above their respective weights.
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Old February 25, 2012, 07:39 PM   #5
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x2 i definetly agree on that
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Old February 25, 2012, 08:52 PM   #6
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Is it just me, or do they sound like the stoners from Super Troopers?

The 7.62x54R is a hell of a round, I think sometimes people let it's price fool them.
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Old February 26, 2012, 10:27 AM   #7
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Im sure it has happened but so far I have never had a fail to fire with any 7.62x54R ammo, even the old World War Two stuff. If anything I would call it dependable.
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Old February 27, 2012, 12:54 AM   #8
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lol magnum thats very very true. and yes i have never had a fail to fire either
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Old February 27, 2012, 08:45 AM   #9
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Im sure it has happened but so far I have never had a fail to fire with any 7.62x54R ammo, even the old World War Two stuff. If anything I would call it dependable.
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lol magnum thats very very true. and yes i have never had a fail to fire either
The one up-side of corrosive primers.
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Old February 28, 2012, 06:46 AM   #10
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This is a still I took from video last weekend of a friend of mine shooting my Mosin-Nagant M44 with good old fashioned spam can ammo ... look at that fireball ... it's longer than the rifle itself!!!

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