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Finn Round reciever B-Barrel M91

Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:42 pm
by Miller Tyme
This is a 42 Finn B-Barrel M91 built on a round receiver in a 2 piece Finn stock. The rifle barrel has the VKT proof stamp and a pristine bore. The Finns seemed to prefer Hex receivers over round recievers on almost all of there rifles with the exception being the M30's, but even then they used a fair number of the hex receivers. With no more than a dozen of these floating around the states I figured it would make a fine edition to my collection.
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Re: Finn Round reciever B-Barrel M91

Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:43 pm
by Miller Tyme
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Re: Finn Round reciever B-Barrel M91

Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:44 pm
by Miller Tyme
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Re: Finn Round reciever B-Barrel M91

Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:48 pm
by VMASCIOP2000
Cool, interesting, informative.

Re: Finn Round reciever B-Barrel M91

Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:24 pm
by ssg_lord
Very nice, I bought my round receiver B barrel off a Gunboards member for much the same reasons. You rarely see these. Does yours have a M27 trigger group? Mine does as do 3 others I've seen pictures of. I wonder if was standard in these builds or just happened to be what was available at the time.
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Re: Finn Round reciever B-Barrel M91

Posted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 8:58 am
by Smokey
Finland is a small country with limited resources and capital. They made use of whatever they had to arm their troops. They also did a fine job of building accurate rifles. I've found that practically any Finnish rifle will outshoot a comparable Moisin-Nagant rifle from anywhere else; assuming it's in good condition.

Re: Finn Round reciever B-Barrel M91

Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2020 9:49 pm
by 72 usmc
This fine example was saved by me on the Wayback Machine and all photos remain intact: see:
https://web.archive.org/web/20190203213 ... =19&t=1732