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Old April 6, 2013, 10:34 AM   #1
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Mosin Nagant scope?

I decided to put a scope rail on my M91. The rail I installed was one that replaces the rear sight. Can I use a regular scope with this or do I have to get a pistol scope? Also, I'm trying to keep this on a budget so I'm not trying to buy a scope worth 10x what the rifle is. What do you reccomend?
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Old April 6, 2013, 11:27 AM   #2
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a regular hunting scope will not work. that type of scope mount is a scout style mount meaning you need a long eye relief scout style scope to go along with it. it doesn't have to be a pistol scope as even those require a very specific distance from your eyes. just look around for a long eye relief rifle scope, they are actually pretty nice, I don't know if you'll be able to find one in 10X or bigger as the way I understand it the scout concept calls for a low to medium zoom scope but you may get lucky.
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Old April 6, 2013, 06:12 PM   #3
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"Rock Solid" scope mount for Mosin.
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Old April 6, 2013, 08:48 PM   #4
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I went with a cheap (NcStar 2-7x32 pistol) scope when I scoped my 91/30. After ~60 rounds the scope and mount would not hold zero Now I have an S&K mount and a Bushnell 2-6x32 trophy xlt pistol scope. That combo has held zero for 1000+ rounds. That combo is not cheap (~$275) is more than my mosin is worth, but I have old eyes and LOTS of 7.62x54 ammo to shoot.
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Old April 6, 2013, 09:12 PM   #5
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Burris Scout 2.75x20- $249

Weaver Classic Scout Scope 4x28- $194

Leupold FX-II Scout Scope 2.5x28- $299
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