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A Mosin Nagant Reference


A Brief Overview of the Mosin Nagant Rifle A history of the development and progression of the design as it was used around the world

Mosin Nagant FAQs Answers to some common questions

Mosin Nagant Rifle Specifications Weight, length, and bore diameter by model, thread sizes, stock material by country, and cartridge dimensions

Mosin Nagant Glossary Definitions of some common terms related to Mosin Nagant rifles with links to pictures and other sources where applicable

Mosin Nagant Videos Animated videos of the Mosin Nagant action operation and bolt disassembly

The Russian Alphabet A reference to the characters found on Russian and Soviet rifles and the sounds they represent


Mosin Nagant Rifle Model Identification Guide A tool for identifying the model and maker

How to Recognize Different Variations of Mosin Nagant Rifles A pictorial list of features unique to each model to aid in locating one for purchase

Mosin Nagant Master Model Reference Mosin Nagant models and their variations in configuration along with different stock features, finishes, and markings

Mosin Nagant Master Barrel Mark Reference Mosin Nagant barrel marks with translations, models and years of production.

Mosin Nagant Models Individual pages for each model that expand on the pages above including specifications, years of production, markings, and features

Mosin Nagant Rifle Guide to Proofs and Markings A pictorial catalog of the more common markings with brief descriptions

Mosin Nagant Rifle Features Pictures comparing various features and parts

Mosin Nagant Rifle Accessories Oil Bottles, Cleaning Kits, Bolt Tools, Muzzle Protectors, Jags and Brushes, Stripper Clips, Ammo Pouches


Mosin Nagant Rifle Variations A list of models and variations from around the world

Rarity of Mosin Nagant Rifle Variations A relative ranking of over 100 different models and variations

Mosin Nagant Rifle Years of Production Beginning and end of production dates by model and arsenal

Mosin Nagant Theories, Opinions, and Observations Articles explaining various aspects of Mosin Nagant history and collecting

Mosin Nagant Genealogy A chart tracing the development of Mosin Nagant modes and variations

Timeline of Mosin Nagant Development and Use A chronological chart documenting Mosin Nagants and related events through history

Global Use of Mosin Nagant Rifles Interactive Google Maps with notes on Mosin Nagant production and use

Interactive Mosin Nagant Data A table that can be sorted within the browser to compare variations by data classifications

Mosin Nagant Virtual Museum A collection of pages documenting various rifles and marks

Mosin Nagant Appraisals Evaluations of specific rifles by experienced Mosin Nagant collectors

Mosin Nagant Rifle Receiver Variations A reference on the progression of changes made to the receiver over time

Mosin Nagant Rifle Barrel Contours A comparison of barrel dimensions of different models

Mosin Nagant Rifle Soviet Stock Feature Relationships A guide to the relationship between various models and stock features

Mosin Nagant Data Sheet A blank form in PDF format for recording data on Mosin Nagant rifles

7.62x54r.net Links Some useful internet sites. Firearm references and suppliers, history, and language translation are among the subjects

Ammunition and Shooting

7.62x54r Ammunition Identification Photographs of headstamps and cartridges with historical information from around the world and throughout history

7.62x54r Master Cartridge Reference An index of all the headstamp and cartridge pictures on the site

7.62x54r Ammunition Evaluations Physical and ballistic data on ammo for Mosin Nagants with sortable tables

Mosin Nagant Sight Pictures Diagrams of the various models

Military Cartridge Diagrams A collection of dimensioned drawings of Russian, Soviet and "foreign" military calibers

The Official Soviet Mosin-Nagant Rifle Manual, Review A review of a translation of the 1954 Soviet sniper rifle manual

Care and Maintenance

Mosin Nagant Rifle Exploded Views and Disassembly A pictorial step by step reference for detail stripping with recommended tools and methods

Mosin Nagant Rifle Cleaning and Maintenance Information on cleaning, preservation, and storage

Mosin Nagant Parts Compatibility A guide to which parts will interchange among the common models of Mosin Nagants.

Mosin Nagant Rifle Bore Slugging Tutorial Instructions on how to measure the bore of your rifle for optimum accuracy

Photography, Buying, and Selling

7.62x54r.net Firearm Photography Tips A few tricks learned through trial and error

Mosin Nagant Picture Reference Guide Numbered pictures of various features for collectors to reference when discussing pictures

7.62x54r.net Firearm Buying Guide How to locate, evaluate, purchase and receive firearms emphasizing on-line transactions

7.62x54r.net Firearm Sales Guide How to determine value, advertise, describe, pack, and ship firearms for the non-FFL holder and new collector

Mosin Nagants Wanted A list of rifles that 7.62x54r.net is interested in purchasing

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