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Foreign Weapons 101

Learning about the guns our troops are encountering in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Sporterizing The Mosin-Nagant M44

Can an old surplus military rifle be transformed into a useful sporting gun with good ammo and aftermarket parts?

Exploded View: Mosin-Nagant Model 1891 Family Of Rifles

Designed by Russian Colonel Sergei Mosin, the Model 1891 rifle’s designation reflects the year of its adoption. And while it employed a magazine system patented by Belgian designer Leon Nagant, in Russia it was simply known as the Model 1891 Mosin.

9 More Field-Tested Trunk Guns

Trunk guns are rugged, reliable firearms that are stored safely away in cars or boats for casual shooting, hunting, and emergency survival situations.

Rifleman Q&A: Gas-Seal Revolvers

It seems that with the current growth of suppressor use for semi-automatic pistols some people might also have questioned whether that option exists for revolvers.

The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 6: Soviet Sniping, 1939-1945

After the Great War, Soviet Russia sought to upgrade its military capability—especially when it came to sniping rifles. The result was the scope-sighted, bolt-action Mosin-Nagant, used with deadly effect against the Nazis on the Eastern Front.

Product Preview: Mosin-Nagant Timney Trigger

Timney Triggers’ Featherweight Deluxe is made in the U.S.A. and provides an adjustable upgrade to Russian-designed, military-surplus Mosin-Nagant rifles.

Cold Front: American Troops In Russia 1918-1919

A century ago, American troops were in combat against the Bolsheviks on Russian soil. Armed with American-made Model 1891 Mosin-Nagants, the soldiers of the 339th Regiment faced the bitter cold and a bitter enemy.

A Look Back at the Mosin-Nagant 91/30

One of the hardest working rifles in history, the Mosin-Nagant is like a lot of Russian firearms: somewhat crude in design, but very well made—and very dependable.

This Old Gun: Model 1895 Nagant Revolver

In the third quarter of the 19th century, Leon and Emil Nagant of Liege, Belgium, began making something of a name for themselves in the revolver field—the brothers’ double-action designs being recognized for their modest, but eminently practical, innovations.

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