Deer Hunting Forums - View Single Post - Got one dead with the Mosin
View Single Post
post #9 of (permalink) Old 11-23-2011, 02:42 PM
WisconsinDeer
B&C 140 Class
 
WisconsinDeer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 820
Quote:
Originally Posted by Karl.Luhr View Post
The other week when I was Range Officer a guy shooting a Mosin had it jam up and wouldn't open the bolt after firing surplus ammo. I was called over and yep it was jammed. I asked the guy if he wanted to pound on it and he said go ahead. A hard strike with a gloved hand opened the bolt and cleared the fired case REAL well. He didn't realize that he wasn't using a rifle that sometimes needed to be talked to. The rifle was good as new afterwards.

Karl
That'll happen with a Mosin that hasn't been cleaned well. The Russians stored these rifles in cosmoline, which needs to be cleaned out real well when you buy one.
WisconsinDeer is offline  
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome