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Not being a Kar guy of any pedigree or style I lay myself before your feet and ask you tell me how I did in buying a RC K-98 this past weekend. I had a choice between a MO marked S/147 that was marked 1937/42 and this one. What do think of my choice.? It purdy yes? :cool:
 

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Well Vic the rifle is more modern and will take on quite a bit more pressure than a mosin and there is a lot more ways to go with a 98 action. When I say more ways to go I mean you can make this rifle a money pit with all the stuff that's available. Mostly I like shooting them like they are but I have a few that I've customized to the 9's. Sunfish
 

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Nothing like throwing out the bait for the sharks-----LMAO

I'll help you out folks--

ask him about "code and condition" before putting a $250 cap on your pricing!

Most K98 "folks" are really not familar with the MO marking----
but just maybe I'll post a picture for the boards for comments...


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Most K98 "folks" are really not familar with the MO marking----
but just maybe I'll post a picture for the boards for comments...
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Speaking of which, unless the rifle Vic picked is very special my vote would have been for the MO marked rifle. MO marked 98k's are not easy to find. I wouldn't be surprised if they weren't the hardest to find of all the different MO marked models.
 

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I had a choice and this one spoke to me-what do you think oh wise and sage collectors of eagles with propellers under them?
 

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:D

Not being a Mauser guy with any pedigree I almost feel dirty..... he he he he
 

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Ah, wise choice. You're doomed ;)
 

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Whats your thought Hambone. I respect your opinion.
 

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Vic, if you've got a shot at the S/147 MO marked AND second 42 date, go for that one. From a purely K98k standpoint, the difficulty in finding a BSW overrides an MO marking, which has greater MN appeal. If only one, the MO with added 42 date. Would like more pics of that one. However, if a good price, get them both ;)
 

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No can do on the MO right now. I passed on that one to take this one and the MO is gone I'm afraid. What do you want pictures of? I'll provide them this week.
 

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The BSW was a good choice. I was interested in pics of the receiver markings and added 42 date on the S/147.
 

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From what I've been told MO marked rifles are very rare indeed, common on Nagants, but not on K98s. I have not see too many of them. One I own myself. I've already had an offer of $500 on the one I own. I think I saw another on http://7.62x54r.net/MosinID/MosinMO.htm. He is very knowledgable on these rifles. I've talked to him before and I believe he told me the one on his website ( I can't find it now but he had one) was the only on he had seen. Including the one on his website and the other rifle someone showed here on the board, that's three I've seen, then four if you count the rifle in BBOTGW book. Dennis from Empire Arms was very knowledgable about these rifles too.
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