Mosin Nagant Conversion : Promag Archangel

Mosin Nagant Conversion : Promag Archangel

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    Mosin Nagant Conversion : Promag Archangel

    As much as I wanted to like my Mosin Nagant, I had to modernize it.

    Much of the work was just removing the internals of the Mosin, and removing the pins from the leaf sights. Everything else was pretty much a drop in evolution.

    Pro Mag Archangel body, Texas Precision Muzzle Break, Timney trigger, Brass Stacker Rail, and a long eye relief UTG scope with lighted reticle.

    The muzzle break takes the bite out of the recoil.

    The Timney trigger makes a world of difference in feel of the trigger.

    The Brass Stacker doesn't require a rifle to be drilled and tapped, nor does it require a bent bolt.

    I needed about 9-10" of eye relief given the forward position of the scope.

    Finally completed. I have a bipod coming in tomorrow.

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    Well ... that's sorta like turning a sow's ear into a silk purse.

    If a cartridge could be found that splits the difference between .308 Winchester and .30-06 then the 7.62 X 54 R is it, and that's a good place to be.

    That stock ought to mitigate the effects of recoil all by itself as it has much less drop than the original military stock.
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    Glad you're getting a bipod...that looks way front heavy. Unless it's just the pics?

    Also, does your hand smack the scope when working the bolt handle?
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    Frankly this I am ok with ..I normally hate "moderizing " "sportizering " classic guns but as little permatent damge is done and org parts are kept I say looks ok

    You going to get some 10 round mags also?
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