How much is a Russian M44?
The main difference with the M44 is that it uses a sturdy side-folding bayonet instead of the detachable style that most Mosins come with. While they used to be around $500 10 years ago, they seem to be closer to $900 now (2021). Since regular 91/30’s are around $300-400, the M44’s are quite a bit pricier.
What caliber is a M44?
The Model 1944 (M44) features a 20.5-inch barrel, a side-folding cruciform-spike bayonet and adjustable sights tangent-graduated to 1,000 meters. It’s chambered in the 120-year old 7.62×54 mm R, a rimmed bottleneck rifle cartridge with ballistics comparable to the . 308 Win. or . 30-06 Sprg.
How far will a Mosin Nagant M44 shoot?
|Muzzle velocity||Light ball, ~ 865 m/s (2,838 ft/s) rifle ~ 800 m/s (2,625 ft/s) carbine.|
|Effective firing range||500 metres (550 yd), 800+ m (875+ yards with optics)|
|Feed system||5-round non-detachable magazine, loaded individually or with 5-round stripper clips|
Is a Mosin Nagant a good rifle?
Despite its shortcomings, the Model 1891/30 was rugged, reliable and accurate, its average minute of arc ranging from a 1.5 to below 1 (less than an inch over 100 meters). It proved murderously successful. In fact, German snipers reportedly preferred captured Mosin-Nagants to their own Mauser Karabiner 98k rifles.
What caliber is a Mosin Nagant?
Caliber/Cartridge The Mosin-Nagant caliber is the 7.62x54mmR and we previously covered the 7.62x54mmR cartridge in-depth, we will briefly recap here. The 7.62x54R cartridge is a fully rimmed cartridge firing a . 30 caliber ball round. The primer and powder both can be corrosive, and damage your rifle if left uncleaned.
How long is a Mosin Nagant Barrel?
The standard M91/30 Mosin Nagant has an average weight of 8.8 lbs. (not including bayonet), an overall length of 48 inches, and a barrel length of 28.7 inches. It should be noted that the rifle used in the experimental testing, had a virgin barrel length of 28.75 inches.