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Old January 6, 2014, 03:05 PM   #26
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Google the name Simo Hayha. He was a Finnish sniper that had 505 kills to his credit; all with a Mosin using open sights.
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Old January 6, 2014, 06:43 PM   #27
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For some reason I have never really wanted a Mosin. Until now!
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Old January 16, 2014, 11:04 AM   #28
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Years ago when my eyes were better I shot my 1903A3 at 1000yds. That I could actually see the target was a chore. About a 8 foot sheet of paper with a 4or 5 foot bulls eye, I think, may have been bigger. I used M2 ball and walked the shots in like a mortar. After about a dozen or so misses beginning about 600yds,I finally ended up sighting on the treeline behind the berm, some Kentucky windage, and dropping them in for a hit on the paper. That I actually hit the paper was amazing.
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Old January 16, 2014, 12:49 PM   #29
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The standard NRA 800-1000 yard target has a 44" black. It looks very small at that distance. That rifle appears to be a good one if it can hit that target consistently at that range. In my somewhat limited experience at (much) shorter ranges, most M-N's won't do that well, with 3-4" at 100 yards being more the norm.

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Old January 17, 2014, 01:06 PM   #30
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At 1000 yards I couldn't hit a target with an air strike or a legal summons much less a rifle.
Well that is good... considering the rear sight on the Mosin goes to what?.... 12 miles or something? This is a good start I expect 5miles by next month, best get practicing.
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Old January 17, 2014, 01:19 PM   #31
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Well that is good... considering the rear sight on the Mosin goes to what?.... 12 miles or something?
2000 Meters, for a M91/30.

3200 Arshini for the M91/08 ....

2700 Arshini on the M91.

1 Arshin= 28 inches.
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