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Re: Forget GameStop!! Mosin's, The New Investment Opportunity.
« Reply #20 on: February 04, 2021, 12:43:35 PM »
Pcke2000, if you are still looking this might end up to be a deal. Ends in few hours. https://www.gunbroker.com/item/890827746

Seller didn't put Mosin Nagant in the title and he is wondering why so few takers...


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Re: Forget GameStop!! Mosin's, The New Investment Opportunity.
« Reply #21 on: February 04, 2021, 01:17:12 PM »
Man, such a shame, dude could be getting almost twice that much if he would have simply added 2 more words into the title. I can't decide whether to bid on it or contact the seller and tell him to extend his listing and add "Mosin Nagant" to the title and/or description.
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Re: Forget GameStop!! Mosin's, The New Investment Opportunity.
« Reply #22 on: February 04, 2021, 01:19:27 PM »
Man, such a shame, dude could be getting almost twice that much if he would have simply added 2 more words into the title. I can't decide whether to bid on it or contact the seller and tell him to extend his listing and add "Mosin Nagant" to the title and/or description.

I was actually thinking of bidding on it too, but then I have '26 Izhevsk already and could be using the $ on other toys...

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Re: Forget GameStop!! Mosin's, The New Investment Opportunity.
« Reply #23 on: February 04, 2021, 03:30:31 PM »
Ended up at 390. Not much of a deal, but not exactly a rip off for an ex-dragoon in what seems to be VG shape. Bayo+accessories there are worth at least 50, I'd say.

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Re: Forget GameStop!! Mosin's, The New Investment Opportunity.
« Reply #24 on: February 04, 2021, 06:44:07 PM »
Here's the promised pictures of my two recent purchases.   First is the 1938 Tula.  Notice the spliced portion on the heel.  Since this seems to be a common thing on laminated SKS stocks, I'm thinking it was a way to conserve wood, such as what is seen on wartime Japanese stocks. Please forgive the picture adjustment.  Took em with my phone and it NEVER seems to come out right.




























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Re: Forget GameStop!! Mosin's, The New Investment Opportunity.
« Reply #25 on: February 04, 2021, 06:53:35 PM »
Now for the 1943r Izhevsk.  The stock is wartime and seems like one of the previous owners laquered the s&>/ out of it.  Still has most of the stamps, though.












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Re: Forget GameStop!! Mosin's, The New Investment Opportunity.
« Reply #26 on: February 04, 2021, 07:01:14 PM »
Very nice! thumb1 thumb1

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Re: Forget GameStop!! Mosin's, The New Investment Opportunity.
« Reply #27 on: February 04, 2021, 11:09:54 PM »
Thanks, Cz.  Just wish I could get the pix to show up like I take em.  Believe me, I've tried every which way!!

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Re: Forget GameStop!! Mosin's, The New Investment Opportunity.
« Reply #28 on: February 04, 2021, 11:34:37 PM »
Pcke2000, if you are still looking this might end up to be a deal. Ends in few hours. https://www.gunbroker.com/item/890827746

Seller didn't put Mosin Nagant in the title and he is wondering why so few takers...

Thank you so much! Unfortunately I missed your post. It looks like a real nice example and final price was not that crazy.

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Re: Forget GameStop!! Mosin's, The New Investment Opportunity.
« Reply #29 on: February 05, 2021, 06:10:30 AM »
I think the finish is probably original on the Izhevsk, if it has drips and runs then for sure it’s okay  :))

I agree, the spliced heel is to allow cutting of narrower stock blanks to reduce waste.

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Re: Forget GameStop!! Mosin's, The New Investment Opportunity.
« Reply #30 on: February 05, 2021, 10:41:28 AM »
I always liked the war time Mosins for their character, the rough workmanship reflects the conditions at the time. Kind of fascinating.
 

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Re: Forget GameStop!! Mosin's, The New Investment Opportunity.
« Reply #31 on: February 05, 2021, 11:02:50 AM »
I always liked the war time Mosins for their character, the rough workmanship reflects the conditions at the time. Kind of fascinating.
 

I like any Mosin........uhm........... cause RM doesn't, he's skeered.  :) thumb1
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Re: Forget GameStop!! Mosin's, The New Investment Opportunity.
« Reply #32 on: February 05, 2021, 12:11:24 PM »
I always liked the war time Mosins for their character, the rough workmanship reflects the conditions at the time. Kind of fascinating.
 

I like any Mosin........uhm........... cause RM doesn't, he's skeered.  :) thumb1

Well, I think it's time to trot out the famous picture of RM examining his first Mosin, reportedly a barn find in Newfoundland, upon which he was first heard to utter his famous tagline: "The only way to avoid Mosin #2 is avoid Mosin #1, eh!"




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Re: Forget GameStop!! Mosin's, The New Investment Opportunity.
« Reply #33 on: February 05, 2021, 03:05:45 PM »
Bruce, you have a really nice pair! :o  rofl rofl rofl The rifles gentleman, the rifles.

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Re: Forget GameStop!! Mosin's, The New Investment Opportunity.
« Reply #34 on: February 05, 2021, 10:50:18 PM »
Bruce, you have a really nice pair! :o  rofl rofl rofl The rifles gentleman, the rifles.

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« Reply #35 on: February 05, 2021, 11:37:05 PM »
Well, I think it's time to trot out the famous picture of RM examining his first Mosin, reportedly a barn find in Newfoundland, upon which he was first heard to utter his famous tagline: "The only way to avoid Mosin #2 is avoid Mosin #1, eh!"

 rofl seei know you’re lying.  Newfies don’t say ‘Eh?’ like the mainlanders do. Oddly enough they say ‘Yes bye!’  dance2
      

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Re: Forget GameStop!! Mosin's, The New Investment Opportunity.
« Reply #36 on: February 06, 2021, 01:05:56 AM »
Well, I think it's time to trot out the famous picture of RM examining his first Mosin, reportedly a barn find in Newfoundland, upon which he was first heard to utter his famous tagline: "The only way to avoid Mosin #2 is avoid Mosin #1, eh!"

 rofl seei know you’re lying.  Newfies don’t say ‘Eh?’ like the mainlanders do. Oddly enough they say ‘Yes bye!’  dance2

We’ll shoot, you got me  :-[ :)) I didn’t notice that when I was in Newfoundland. Loved it for the week I was there.

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Re: Forget GameStop!! Mosin's, The New Investment Opportunity.
« Reply #37 on: February 07, 2021, 05:42:25 PM »
Additional pix of the 1943.  I swabbed out the barrel and there was no observed pitting, but the cut marks for the grooves is rough, probably due to wartime corner cutting and a worn button on the rifling machine.