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This forum has been set up for members to share thoughts about loved ones that have passed. Board members may post of any person (even a beloved pet) that they wish to. This board is dedicated to departed forum board members Big Mike, Shyquestor, Colin in NC, Jimmy Dean Carter, and to Thelma M who was Tuco's beloved grandmother.
Created froma need of our parent site- Mosinnagant.net- we started the collectors board in 1996. This is the original Mosin Nagant forum on the Internet. It is the most active board on the subject that can be found. The board is world renowned as the benchmark on the subject. With users from all around the world, it provides an insight that is unique and educational that adds to the knowledge base and allows it to grow. An intense focus is put on the all the models of Mosin Nagant, Russian and Finnish weapons, as well as Soviet Arms such as the SVT38 and SVT40. A wide ranging and detailed dialogue with collectors and experts from the world over can be found here. If you like the Mosin Nagants, Finnish or Soviet weapons, or collectible firearms subjects then this is the board to check out.
This forum is now open. From time to time new surveys dealing with the Mosin Nagant (and other arms) will be posted. Please assist in this venture as your input is needed to further Mosin Nagant research. Thanks and enjoy. - Note - This is a members only board.
The Mauser Rifle Forum: This board is setup for a wide range of topics concerning the military issued Mauser line of rifles. Without a doubt one of the most celebrated and widespread designs the world has ever known. All military Mauser topics are welcome as this forum covers a lot of ground. It is blessed with experts from the US and abroad.
This discussion forum focus's on the famed K98 rifle of the German Wehrmacht and it variations and derivatives. Certainly one of the most popularly collected rifles around. This forum discusses the rifle and provides experts and collectors alike a place to share research and information. This board has quickly risen to be one of our most popular and houses some of the top collectors in the field.
This forum has long been desired at Gunboards and finally it is here. by demand of the users. In this forum the militaria items of the German army such as equipment, medals and insignia and headgear are discussed and knowledge of the subject matter shared.
For the collectors and researchers of these fascinating German WW2 semi-automatic rifles. Now you have a dedicated forum to discuss your favorite rifles and share your opinions and questions as well as gain research with some of the best experts in the field!
Gunboards.Com Sniper Forum: A extensive range of military sniper rifles are covered on this board. Much of the information is quite detailed and should be of interest. The forum focuses on the Mosin Nagant sniper rifles and its variations as well the SVT and others but all sniper rifles are discussed here and information on just about any model can be found here. Hosted by Vic Thomas of MHC and author of the acclaimed "Sniper Rifles Of The Red Star" found on mosin nagant dot net. We welcome you!
The SKS and AK series of rifles have always been popular arms and have vast numbers of owners that love them. This board is different from other forums in that it is geared more towards collectors, builders and shared research information of these immensely popular rifles. Give it a try as we think you will like the manner this board is run. One of the most popular forums we run.
For all military semi autos and like arms but with a focus on the FAL and AR series rifles. All types of military semi auto type rifles can be discussed here regardless of caliber or nation of issue. You'll find in depth discussions on weapons ranging from the featured FAL and AR type rifles to HK's, FN's and AUG as well as many others. Be welcome and discuss and share your passion with like minded collectors and shooters of these great rifles in this forum area.
One of the more interesting lines of arms available to collectors today. All Italian arms issues are discussed here. These weapons are gaining popularity with the collector and this is the spot to learn about them with some of the top experts in the field.
For all French made arms of all time periods. From the Gras to the famous MAS line of weapons. This is the premier forum for collectors of French weapons.
For all Czech manufactured and issued arms. Vz24 Mauser to the Cz24 pistol it is all covered here by some of the best collectors in the field.
For those that collect the fine Swiss made rifles and handguns. Open discussions and information sharing for all Swiss weapons.
This fine board covers a wide range of arms. The GEW 88, Vetterli, the M95, and many other arms are covered in detail with some of the world's leading experts. All blackpowder cartridge rifles may be discussed here as well.
One of the more interesting of the older rifle systems that are highly prized by collectors. If you want to talk Martini or any of its many variations this is your forum!
Gunboards presents a machine gun board that covers not only historic issue machine guns but machine guns of all periods. Maxims, Bren, ZB26, UZI, M16, RPK, and others are covered here. Some of the most knowledgeable full auto collectors can be found here to discuss the hobby and share their knowledge.
For all military or military type handguns from all eras, regardless of nation of issue or time frame. From the old warhorse to the newest sidearm in the arsenal - All are covered here. Feel free to contribute in the discussions...
For the collectors of these unique and desireable handguns as well as Nagant variations outside of Russian manufacture. Stop in and learn about these unusal and collectible firearms! A SERIAL NUMBER SURVEY has been added so please check it out, too. Everyone's info would be appreciated to aid in the research side of these pistols.
Civilian and Law Enforcement Handguns are our focus. This forum deals with current handguns both auto's and revolvers used by shooters around the world. Questions of current concealed carry handguns, holsters, ammo, and techniques come up quite often here.
A board for those that collect items from the Middle Eastern region. The board is for militaria as well as all firearms from nations such as Israel, Syria, Jordan, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Armenia , Iraq, Egypt, North Africa, and other nations from the region.
For Those That Collect Lever Actions Of All Eras. Love those old lever actions? Then this the place to learn and share your knowledge- join in the fun.
All USA issued weapons are covered on this board. The 1903, the M1, the 1911, and a host of others like the BAR and 1919 and modern versions of our armed forces arsenal.
For those building the various semi-autos. Be these the 1919's, AK's or others , all posters are welcome to share their projects and builds here and exchange tips and ideas.
A board setup by JPS, a Gunboards moderator contributing author to several publications and long time WW1 collector and researcher. Due to popular demand a board is now in place for John to share his impressive collection and unbelievable knowledge with other collectors interested in this area. Please feel free to add your input, comments, information, and photos.
We hosted this board a number of years ago and decided to bring it back. Come on sportsmen - take part in the fun.
So are you a big boy with a big toy? For the fans of the big stuff.
Here you can show off military photos from your collection. These can be of any nation and any era – World One War to Iraq and everything in between. Lots of great photos are posted here so check it out.
For the discussion of tanks, armored personal carriers, armored cars, artillery, anti tank guns, anti aircraft guns, mortars, military planes, military helicopters, related ordnance, and military warships. All of these subjects have equal standing so if you love the equipment that makes the armed forces of the roll shake, rattle, and roll this is the place for you. Brought to you by Trans Universal Combat Ordnance.
This forum is dedicated to the veterans of war and is a place for those to post pictures and stories, personal histories and more about their loved ones or friends or acquaintances who saw the dogs of war and brought home the stories to share with us. Open to all time frames , countries and conflicts, this forum shall act as a place of tribute to those who heard the call and proudly served their nations.
For detailed discussions about surplus and other ammo. While not really focusing on reloading, this topic is also discussed and covered in this valuable forum for the shooter and collector alike..
For the discussion of any competitive shooting activity, formal or informal, involving military rifles. Join in today and get some great tips and info from the experts. For the novice and experienced shooter alike.
For militaria and bladed weapons collectors. All eras are covered on this board, from the past to the present.
This board focuses on Commerical and Military Sporting Arms and Associated Accoutrements. Included in this forum are discussions focusing on vintage (Pre-WWII) to contemporary sporting arms and other such topics.
Restoration, gunsmithing, reloading, and tinkering are the topics on this board started by our friend Win. This board has grown and grown over the years and is an outstanding technical gun forum.
Blackpower (ball, cap, percussion, flintlock, inlines). Hunters and shooters are most welcome to join in. For those that love the smell of blackpowder in the morning.
For questions that deal with concealed carry. The board is here to discuss good choices for carry weapons, laws, tactics, accessories, and like subjects. As the world has become a more dangerous place more and more people have decided to go to concealed carry, and it is our hope this board helps those thinking of taking the next step.
This forum is for the fans of the "scatter gun". Discuss all of your interest and experiences in this fascinating field of both military application of the shotgun and the commercial/hunting use of the shotgun.
Brand New! This is the place for those old single action pistols for those who enjoy them as a shooter and or the collector. If you like S&W, Colt or Ruger as well as all the others- come in and add to the discussion nad have some fun!
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Two very interesting rifles from Spain that are catching on with collectors. One of the fasting growing and one of the most used boards Gunboards.com hosts. Check it out!Were all family here
A board set up for those that collect Spanish handguns.
A general sound off board where you can express your thoughts on any number of matters pertaining to the right to keep and bear arms (RKBA). It's not OT here. From legislation, shoots and view points as well as related topics. Profanity is not allowed! Political views and topics should be posted in the politics board.
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The forum that covers all your questions on the fine military arms of Sweden. This board is run by two well known and respected collectors, Anders and The Dutchman.
A board that will focus on the non military arms of Sweden. Enjoy!
For the fans of the Krag rifles and carbines. You asked for this board and now you have it.
Japanese Collector's Boards Boards suited to the arms of the Rising Sun-Imperial Japanese arms and militaria are the focus here.
For the collectors of the weapons and militaria of Japan. This board supports and is the forum section for the world acclaimed Japanese collectors group, BANZAI. This board is the best one on the net for Imperial Japanese arms and accoutrement's with all of the leading experts regularly in attendance.
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This forum is for the discussion of British commonwealth arms. Off topic posts are fine but please stay civil and within the forum rules and standards. There is a bit more of an international flare here.
A board for those that collect and shoot the 22 caliber military trainers and derivatives. A great place to meet and discuss these fascinating rifles used to train for the big boys.
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This is a safe haven for the FB gun groups that are losing their collecting based groups due to the FB policy changes. This forum is very lightly moderated and you are free to express your opinions and thoughts openly. The group IS PASSWORD protected so you will need to click on one of the moderators names to obtain the password from them via PM. It is not to be shared-
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The Collector's Forum - Mosin Nagant HQI do hope that every paragraph and every picture is in the right order now, but we will see. Here is the hint: The Peacemaker said: Go West I want to know a correct kind of a headline and two dates, please. Have fun, a good weekend and stay safe and...
The Collector's Forum - Mosin Nagant HQI've slowly and opportunistically been gathering a collection of Finnish Mosins as I find them, and a friend picked up this M28 as a package deal with an M39, and passed it along to me for not much more than he paid, and still at a very agreeable price. I snagged the accompanying M28 bayonet...
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Reloading Handloaders DigestI have started to reload some of my 45 APC brass I have had for years, with the prices approaching $1.00 a round now seemed like a good time. What I had was two .50 cal ammo cans full of once fired brass. They all had been de-primed, and wet tumbled with ss pins. One of the cans was commercial...
The Ammo BunkerI’m trying to remember what brand was that surplus 7.62/308 ammo was that wasn’t consistently. Sorry I found it on you tube it’s India 308/7.62 ammo. Any thoughts?