you may be a redneck

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  1. Jack Greenwell

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    You may be a redneck if you spend 22 hours getting a 66 year old rifle perfect but still open your driver side door with a screwdriver. Yes I spent 22 hours working on my rifle a Mosin Nagant in particular, I bought a M44 from a friend who took off the bayo and missplaced it. For 50 bucks and a bottle of whiskey I took on a project gun. I used a ryobi brand (dremel type tool) to finish cuting of the lug and thats where the fun started. I used 120 grit emery cloth and 3 in 1 oil to sand down the remaining metal. I found this too slow for my taste and found that harbor frieght has 50 and 80 grit emery cloth and got some. 20 hours later I got down to 400 grit emery cloth and got it to smooth out nicely. All in all I now have a great respect for the ruggedness of the Mosin design and build, and for the men who built them. I will post pics later today.
     
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    You may have a rednose if,
    you hold a short stocked M44 close to your face and punch yourself from the recoil.

    My mosin's accuraccy is miserable, and even worse if the bayonet is not extended. I hope yours shoots despite the changes. If not, I'd go full bubba on it and float the barrel etc. You might as well at this point. Of course, all that emory cloth could be used to polish the factory toolmarks on the rest of the gun. I'd try to put it in a lathe at that point. Then you could really waste some time.
     

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    I believe the M44 was designed to be shot with the bayonet extended. Mine is accurate. Most people who can not shoot the M44 accurately started shooting with low recoil rifles. Flinching is real problem. The recoil is not much worse than the Garand M1 or the M-14. I qualified Expert with both of these rifles in the USMC. I'm sure if I could get on a USMC range and be able to practice at 100, 300 and 500 yards I could qualify expert with the M44. Use a padded shooting jacket as we did in the Corps.
     
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    pics or it never happened:supergrin:





    car too:rofl:
     
  5. Jack Greenwell

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    Cool pics! (you just have to copy the link on the left that says "IMG CODE" and paste it here. Photobucket is great that way. :wavey:)


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  7. Jack Greenwell

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    thanks for posting those for me, I'm not a web wiz.
     
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    haha no problem, you did a great job. after you get it refinished it's ganna look like it came from the factory that way:thumbsup:
     
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    yes but i would think making a preban to a post ban is downright dumb!!,i might be missing something here but what is the reason for cutting it off?:dunno::dunno::dunno:
     
  10. Jack Greenwell

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    what ban has to do with bolt guns?
     
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    Wheh!

    I'm not a redneck.
     
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    New pics are added. I did have the chance to shoot it and got good accuracy, not great but good. The recoil was not as much as I remember but the shot was loud enough to compensate. The link to photobucket is the one for new as well as old pics.
     
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    I like them red necks. An ol' buddy penned this beautiful poem to send to his gal friend...

    Collards is green, my dawg’s name is Blue
    and I’m so lucky to have a sweet thang like you.
    Yore hair is like cornsilk a-flappin in the breeze.
    Softer than Blue’s and without all them fleas.
    You move like the bass, which excite me in May.
    You ain’t got no scales, but I luv you anyway.
    Yo’re as satisfy’n as okry jist a-fry’n in the pan.
    Yo’re as fragrant as “snuff” right out of the can.
    On special occasions, when you shave under yore arms,
    Well, I’m in hawg heaven, and awed by yore charms.
    Still them fellers at work, they all want to know,
    What I did to deserve such a purdy, young doe.
    Like a good roll of duct tape yo’re there fer yore man,
    To patch up life’s troubles and fix what you can.
    Yo’re as cute as a junebug a-buzzin’ overhead.
    You ain’t mean like those far ants I found in my bed.
    Cut from the best cloth like a plaid flannel shirt,
    You spark up my life more than a fresh load of dirt.
    When you hold me real tight like a padded gunrack.
    My life is complete; Ain’t nuttin’ I lack.
    Yore complexion, it’s perfection, like the best vinyl sidin’,
    Despite all the years, yore age, it keeps hidin’.
    Me’n’ you’s like a Moon Pie with a RC cold drank,
    We go together like a skunk goes with stank.
    Some men, they buy chocolate for Valentine’s Day;
    They git it at Wal-Mart, it’s romantic that way.
    Some men git roses on that special day
    From the cooler at Kroger. “That’s impressive ,” I say
    Some men buy fine diamonds from a flea market booth.
    Diamonds are forever,” they explain, suave and couth.
    But for this man, honey, these won’t do.
    Cause yor’e too special, you sweet thang you.
    I got you a gift, without taste nor odor,
    More useful than diamonds….IT’S A NEW TROLL’N MOTOR!!


    Ain't that a beautiful poem?
     
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    So she cleans and shoots. Seriously, looks great. The rifle I mean.:whistling:
     
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    I dont mind hearing it, she looks great (the girlfriend) I'm not one of those guys.
     
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    uh...are you from austin? because I think your gf is a friend of a gf of a friend of mine
     
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    Say huh?





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