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 Post subject: Happy Birthday to me!
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Swapped $160 worth of ammo for this today. 1944 Izhevsk M44, counterbored, immaculate bore condition otherwise, all matching except force-matched magazine floorplate. Stock has a fantastic grain to it and the finish on the metal is like new.

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Swapped $160 worth of ammo for this today. 1944 Izhevsk M44, counterbored, immaculate bore condition otherwise, all matching except force-matched magazine floorplate. Stock has a fantastic grain to it and the finish on the metal is like new.

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Good catch! Is it really your bday? If so, I'm sorry, one step closer to the dirt.

Looks like it came with nice sling. I see the front slot, is that the rear slot in the normal place on the butt stock? I want a M44 but not more than I want another AK first. My Mosin has sorta slipped into disuse since I got my Vepr*. Zephyr** is just WAAAYYYY to much fun to shoot***.


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**A light western breeze
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Good trade. M44s are fun to shoot and it is to be hoped the ammo stays cheap for years to come.

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Great swap! That sling looks like the ones they are selling for the PPS submachineguns. definitely not a MN sling like any I have ever seen.

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Yep, it really is my birthday today. 54 and getting older by the minute but then ain't we all. I'm thinking the sling is for a PPS not a standard sling but I'll take it, I usually buy the cheap black or OD green ones off ebay to go on the Mosin's. I wasn't really looking for another Mosin but this guy posted this on a Milsurp Facebook page that I follow, for $150 or trade for ammo, and since I have loads of ammo figured what the heck. Swapped 1000 rounds of .22LR, 250 of 9mm, 200 of x39 and 100 of x54r. Didn't make much of a dent in any of my stash except maybe the 9mm but Walmart had it in stock so I stopped on the way home and picked up 150 rounds of Federal to "replenish". Now I only need a Polish, Romanian and a Finn... :doublegun2:

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Well then...If I can remember what I was going to say... Oh yeah, Image

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“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.” — General George S. Patton

May we always realize the cost of our freedom. We can never repay them, but the very least we can do is uphold the ideals that they died protecting and honor them in the choices we make each day.

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It's gettin close boys. The time is near.

The greatest RE-productive force is human selfishness (Say NO! to population growth!).

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Well happy birthday old man! :)

We aren't far apart, I turn 54 the 10th of September. Yes the days are passing by quicker and quicker it seems.

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Ain't that the truth...here I thought I was only 42...everyone had to go and burst that bubble for me...

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The fun thing is...the pain never goes away....

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“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.” — General George S. Patton

May we always realize the cost of our freedom. We can never repay them, but the very least we can do is uphold the ideals that they died protecting and honor them in the choices we make each day.

”If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.” -James Madison
It's gettin close boys. The time is near.

The greatest RE-productive force is human selfishness (Say NO! to population growth!).

--No good deed goes unpunished--

When we do good, nobody remembers, when we do bad, nobody forgets. --unknown

Just because you are unnatural, bizarre, bring problems on yourself, and don't fit in does not mean I dislike you...well, yeah it does

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!” ― Hunter S. Thompson


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A pain pill and a shot of whiskey seems to make it tolerable though...

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“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.” — General George S. Patton

May we always realize the cost of our freedom. We can never repay them, but the very least we can do is uphold the ideals that they died protecting and honor them in the choices we make each day.

”If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.” -James Madison
It's gettin close boys. The time is near.

The greatest RE-productive force is human selfishness (Say NO! to population growth!).

--No good deed goes unpunished--

When we do good, nobody remembers, when we do bad, nobody forgets. --unknown

Just because you are unnatural, bizarre, bring problems on yourself, and don't fit in does not mean I dislike you...well, yeah it does

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!” ― Hunter S. Thompson


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:party: Happy Birthday Mo!! :party: Sorry, I'm always a day late and a dollar short... Hope you had a good one!!

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The fun thing is...the pain never goes away....



You ain't just whistling Dixie Randy, I have let myself get fat and out of shape and these days I am a walking ball of pain.

Them smug healthy looking white haired people on the AARP commercials that say they like being 60 much better than they liked being 25 are really REALLY starting to piss me off! :slap:

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Happy shooting Dave Gillespie - (Sharp Shooter), you will be missed and remembered.

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Welcome to club 54 :great:
Just remember, 50 is the new 30 and bald is the new blonde
We are young and beautiful :mrgreen:

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