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Here the story I picked up a M39 Fin rifle, barrel was corroded, and stock was broken so I decided to make a fin sniper/target rifle but only modern.

I contacted lother walther and had them make me a barrel 27 inch target 11 degree crown chambered in original 7.62x54 R, the barrel is long chambered, I thread the barrel to 16 tpi / 60 degree as original, the made the extractor cut and shell lip with a dermal, worked well.

 

I made a receiver mandrill out of bar stock on the lathe then trued the receiver witch was almost perfect in the first place; fins did a hell of a job.

 

Ordered a tiger wood tacdriver stock from Richards micro fit gun stocks. http://www.rifle-stocks.com/

 

Ordered Scope mount, Allen screws, side safety and pillars from ken at Rock Solid Ind http://rocksolidind.com/products.html.

 

Getting a hubber trigger from Tennessee Gun Parts http://www.tngunparts.com.

 

I mounted the Scope mount and glass bed it for further stabilization, it did not need it but I figured why not, it is a solid mount with the side locking screw, well made, I cannot say enough about this mount so far it is the best aftermarket mount I have seen oe tried for a M39/91 it Rocks, no pun intended :).

 

I lapped the lugs by cutting and old barrel butting a spring in the chamber and half a shell casing to push against the bolt.

 

I mounted a Falcon Optics Merlin 10x42T Tactical Rifle Scope, I got from Mel at Sniper central for $280.00

http://www.snipercentral.com/falcon.htm

 

This scope to me is on par with the Super sniper I like the turret adjustments and retical better and it comes with side focus for less the super sniper.

So now I am waiting for the stock from Richards It cost me $225.00 for the 1 inch pad and 1 inch barrel channel

 

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mount is great I glass bed it , it is solid as advertised

 

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scope from sniper central Merlin Falcon

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the stock is tacdriver tigerwood from richards micro fit, will be here in a week or so, also got some other parts coming from Rock Soild Ind: bolt handle, side safety and pillers as well as alan bolts

 

Stock is simular to this but tiger wood

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Hey Sniper, I take it you are back stateside? If so, welcome home! Good to have you back cranking out sporters to inspire the lethargic ones like me. (not really lethargic, just too busy with life to devote the time I'd like to my hobby)

 

 

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Hey Sniper, I take it you are back stateside? If so, welcome home! Good to have you back cranking out sporters to inspire the lethargic ones like me. (not really lethargic, just too busy with life to devote the time I'd like to my hobby)

 

 

thanks yep IMMMMMMM Baccckkkk

 

getting settled

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here are a few more projects i am working on

I am working on new projects and one that has been going for a while

308 Mauser 98, Receiver true, lugs lapped, glass bed, barrel floated, kreiger barrel, Boyds stock not finnished yet, scope is S2 Sightron

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308 mauser 98, Receiver true, lugs lapped, glass bed, barrel floated, P&H 20 inch barrel i cut and recrowned, Boyds stock not finnished yet, scope is Nimrod

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Savage 2506, Receiver true, lugs lapped, glass bed, barrel floated

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m1 garand scout is done

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rem 700 added LTR barrel and comp stock, Receiver true, lugs lapped, glass bed, barrel floated, scope is Burris

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Savage 300WSM, Receiver true, lugs lapped, glass bed, barrel floated, scope is LUPY M4, Barrel is SS 27 inch

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also this 270 from a turk I am making for my brother it is using a houge stock

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:lol: mr. sniper, some mighty fine lookin' firearms ifin' ya ask me. makes me wanna go out an' make something else now. maybe I'll build a 30-30 over and under with a 300win mag on the bottom. :huh: what do ya think? Dave :P

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:lol: mr. sniper, some mighty fine lookin' firearms ifin' ya ask me. makes me wanna go out an' make something else now. maybe I'll build a 30-30 over and under with a 300win mag on the bottom. :huh: what do ya think? Dave :P

 

hell why not, i am always looking for something different :)

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yes sir side safety I will show you when the project is done

I have been purchasing equipment from Rock Solid IND they are getting me this stuff for my project great folks, http://rocksolidind.com/

you figure I bought the barrel from LW in germany, and scope from UK through Sniper Central and the stock from Richards but Scope Mount, alan bolts to replace the original, side safety and re-welded bolt handle all from Ken at rock soild

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Welcome back stateside, having fun out at Ft. Irwin?

 

Good looking Nagant, I can't wait to get back to WA to finish up some of my projects...

 

Jimro

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Welcome back stateside, having fun out at Ft. Irwin?

 

Good looking Nagant, I can't wait to get back to WA to finish up some of my projects...

 

Jimro

no Fort Irwin in a word SUCKS! but hell gota do wat you gota do

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fmsniper, I gotta 243 bullbarrel with 6-24,50ao ya might like to shoot sometime. dave

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:lol: sure am. We live in Woodland. I gotta go repair my radiator in the taurus tomorrow, sunday i gotta put my little girl's truck on the dyno, has misfires. if ya want you can email me from my profile. Dave

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:lol: sure am. We live in Woodland. I gotta go repair my radiator in the taurus tomorrow, sunday i gotta put my little girl's truck on the dyno, has misfires. if ya want you can email me from my profile. Dave

how far are you from the mojave desert fort irwin

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I don't know about anyone else, but I have been looking forward to seeing more of those pics with socks in them. Good stuff. Glad you are back. Thanks for your service.

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I don't know about anyone else, but I have been looking forward to seeing more of those pics with socks in them. Good stuff. Glad you are back. Thanks for your service.

I knew some one would miss the socks, :P, looking forward to puttin lead down range as soon as I get this one up and running

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Welcome back to the world.

I look forward to reading about how the Finn shoots.

 

Karl

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Ok got a real nice Huber trigger from Tennessee Gun Parts http://www.tngunparts.com, in all my years in the military and building rifles never have I installed a trigger so easy, here are so photos of it and I am very impressed with the adjustable ball at the top.

 

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Friction ball :P

 

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Aint she pretty

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ok got the bolt body from http://rocksolidind.com, woo wee thanks Ken very nice, and thanks for the pillars

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also digging in my stuff that arrived from storage when I was over seas :P found a 91/30 receiver he he wonder what I will do with it OOOOOO should be fun...

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here is the extractor cut i was talking about i had to make by hand this is the original barrel but mine looks the same

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left arrow is cut for extractor, right arrow shows small step for rim, in between them both is a small tapper for the round to feed

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Hello FmSniper,

Glad to hear your back in Cali. Your info on the Mauser ATI stocks and Mauser builds are the best. I have been working on a Mosin for some time, but when I saw this thread I desided to clean the dust off my Mosin and start researching the Rock Solid scope mount and [side safety???]. Can't wait to see your results. Keep up the good work.

 

BTW, since your so talented, I was wondering if you where able to see the Custom Mosin in 300 Win Mag that was in a Finnish Sniper Challege as illustrated in Shotgun News recently. I would love to see you replicate that rifle. Here's the link to same Mosin in question...Mosin in 300 Win Mag Thread

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Hello FmSniper,

Glad to hear your back in Cali. Your info on the Mauser ATI stocks and Mauser builds are the best. I have been working on a Mosin for some time, but when I saw this thread I desided to clean the dust off my Mosin and start researching the Rock Solid scope mount and [side safety???]. Can't wait to see your results. Keep up the good work.

 

BTW, since your so talented, I was wondering if you where able to see the Custom Mosin in 300 Win Mag that was in a Finnish Sniper Challege as illustrated in Shotgun News recently. I would love to see you replicate that rifle. Here's the link to same Mosin in question...Mosin in 300 Win Mag Thread

 

 

thanks for coments, i am looking forward to this to be done aswell

never thought about 300 wm on one ????? will consider it

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