What is the maximum effective range of a Mosin Nagant?

Action Bolt action
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

Can you use a Mosin Nagant to hunt?

Is a Mosin Nagant Good for Hunting? The Mosin can successfully take every animal in North America. According to Chuck Hawks, a rifle length Mosin with a 180 grain or heavier controlled expansion bullet is just enough for Brown Bear, Grizzly, and Polar Bear. A Mosin effectively can kill a deer at 600 yards.

Why is the Mosin-Nagant called the garbage Rod?

A “garbage rod” is a low quality rifle. I’ve only ever heard it used in conjunction with the Russian WWII Mosin Nagant. The Mosin was known for its inaccuracy, but apparently was reliable enough for closer range shooting. The same inaccuracy claim was made for the U.S. Government 1911 .

Is 7.62 good for long range?

What Is The Effective Range of 7.62×39? The consensus is that the 7.62×39 becomes ineffective for combat beyond 200 yards. A more generous estimate places the 7.62×39’s combat effectiveness at 400 yards. However, few would agree that the cartridge is suitable for hunting game as large as whitetail at that same range.

What is the effective range of a 7.62 NATO round?

Cartridge, caliber 7.62mm, NATO, tracer, M62 (United States): 142-grain (9.2 g) tracer cartridge, orange cartridge tip. Data contained in TM 9-1005-298-12 mentions an approximate maximum range of 2,340-metre (2,560 yd) at 856.2-metre-per-second (2,809 ft/s) muzzle velocity.

Why is the Mosin Nagant called the garbage Rod?

How fast does a 7.62x54R travel?

Besides standard FMF ammunition, Barnaul produce one sporting load for the 7.62x54R, a 203 bullet grain utilizing a copper washed steel jacket and soft lead core. Muzzle velocities average 2200 and 2300fps respectively. Performance is very much the same as the Wolf projectile.