Mosin gunsmithing needed....

Post any gunsmithing services or parts in this forum

Mosin gunsmithing needed....

Postby garp » Mon 23 Jan 2012 5:35 pm

Yep, you read right: Mosin.

I bought a bunch of those new unfired fat CZ machine gun barrels chambered for 7.62x54R and have the receivers to make some pretty nice target rifles out of them.

If any gunsmith is able to do a little unusual work on this project, please message me. The mosin community Is looking for a good smith who can do many of these, so once you have one done, the other Mosinheads will follow!

Here's the barrel below a stock barrel:
Image

Here's the barrel screwed into a receiver.
Image

What most people do is have the super thick part lathed down (the blue area) and a sleeve (green area) made over the un-blued part for the barrel and receiver to shoulder against.
This sleeve serves 3 purposes:
-It covers the unblued area and smooths out the profile.
-It is what shoulders the barrel base to the receiver
-Its length is used to correctly headspace the action. By using the correct length sleeve, the extractor timing and head-spacing can be achieved.

If you know anyone able to take this on, please let me know. I have the starting dimensions of the sleeve of course.
Here's a few finished projects, and some reporting sub-moa accuracy with cheap mosin ammo! I make replica Finnish 28/76 target stocks so this project would be perfect to be bedded into one!

Image
Image
Image
garp
Novice
 
Posts: 12
Joined: Mon 10 Nov 2008 12:59 pm

Re: Mosin gunsmithing needed....

Postby one4freedom » Mon 23 Jan 2012 6:23 pm

:shocked: I love those! Good luck.
ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ
IDPA SO
User avatar
one4freedom
Expert Marksman
 
Posts: 703
Joined: Thu 18 Mar 2010 2:43 pm
Location: Sandy, UT

Re: Mosin gunsmithing needed....

Postby jobot » Tue 24 Jan 2012 8:38 am

Those are some pretty fancy Mosins.
jobot
Marksman
 
Posts: 401
Joined: Sun 01 Aug 2010 10:34 am
Location: Logan, UT

Re: Mosin gunsmithing needed....

Postby UnderratedF00l » Tue 24 Jan 2012 9:32 am

The one in the bottom picture is sweeeet. I'd love to get my hands on one.
I looked up "Ninjas" at Thesaurus.com.

Thesaurus.com: "Ninjas can not be found."

Well played, Ninjas. Well played.
User avatar
UnderratedF00l
Sniper
 
Posts: 1293
Joined: Wed 03 Feb 2010 4:23 pm
Location: Provo, Utah


Return to Gunsmithing

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest