Mosin M91/30 7.62x54R


The Mosin m91/30 7.62x54r is decades old, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t still hold its own in some capacities as a rifle.


The Mosin m91/30 7.62x54r is one of the best-known rifles in the world. It is probably the most used rifle in all of modern warfare. In this review, we will look at this outdated weapon technology.

To start this, look at the M91/30 Mosin Nagant and its major carbine versions, the M38 and M44; the Russian M91/30 Mosin Nagant 7.62x54r rifle; mosin nagant sniper rifle We first need to look back in time to reflect and know where the design came from.

In 1891, the Three-Line Rifle was introduced into the service of the Russian Empire. The Russian Empire was formed in 1721. Obviously, this period is pre-modern-day Russia and even pre-USSR. 


Looking back through the decades gives us a good glance at where the Mosin Nagant rifle has been.

Most of these relics have been tucked into storage while soaked in cosmoline since the fall of the USSR. Cosmoline is a generic petroleum-based product that has been used to help prevent rust and preserve the condition of these old warhorses.


Russian Engineer and Major General in the Russian Imperial Army, Sergei Ivanovich Mosin Is credited as the main contributor to the design of the Mosin-Nagant M91/30 7.62x54R. He named his original design the Three-Line Rifle.

General Mosin entered a military academy around the age of 12 and continued his education through several different ones until he graduated in 1875 and was sent to the Tula Arsenal, where he worked in the machining division.


At the turn of the age when black powder became a thing of the past. Many standing armies the world over realized they needed a new. Improved rifle to put in the hands of their fighting men. 

Some nations decided to make entirely new rifles along with cartridges to shoot them to be able to take full advantage. The continuing advancement of technology and manufacturing processes.


The Mosin-Nagant caliber is the 7.62x54mmR, Century Mosin Nagant m91/30 7.62x54r ex dragoon, Finland Mosin Nagant m-28 receiver, 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. 

Replacing previous black powder rounds. This cartridge has played a pivotal role in almost every theater of war in Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa.


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