r/worldnews Sep 22 '22 Silver 2 Helpful 4 Wholesome 7 All-Seeing Upvote 2 Take My Energy 1 Take My Power 1

Zelenskyy calls on Russians to 'protest' and 'fight back' against Putin's draft if they 'want to survive' Russia/Ukraine

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u/Thomasasia Sep 23 '22

Maybe as a trophy. Mosins are pretty legendary, even though the design is 100 years old

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u/Dt2_0 Sep 23 '22

Up until a few years ago they were dirt cheap here in the States. Lots of people picked up Mosins as dirt cheap deer rifles.

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u/TheCornerator Sep 23 '22

Yep, got mine for $100. Shot it so much the first day the finish started to melt off.

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u/rabbitaim Sep 23 '22

A buddy of mine bought the ammo for his and it was a nightmare to open. They give you a little key rod that you’re supposed to unroll / peel off the container lid. If anything snapped off early you had to have a tool to remove it without cutting yourself. I think he ended up getting snips to cut it off.

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u/InspectorEE Sep 23 '22

Did the same. They didn’t even give me the key so I used a hammer and chisel.

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u/Mornar Sep 23 '22

Is it just me or does anyone else feel very uneasy about the idea of applying a hammer and chisel to a container of ammo?

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u/GardenOfSilver Sep 23 '22

Sound like its stored safe and sound in a sealed container, easily out of emediate reach and access. Super safe!

But, uh... yeah, mabe thats not how it should be opened, yeah.

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u/InspectorEE Oct 05 '22

Yeah no definitely was not my finest moment haha

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u/Electrical-Can-7982 Sep 23 '22

sounds like that canned corned beef can from libby's