The mosin has enough firepower and can have the accuracy to be a great deer gun but it’s highly unlikely to beat out any of the budget rifles from savage, ruger , or weatherby. Those rifles are ready to go out of the box and cost a little more than 500.00.
Can you hunt deer with 7.62 x54r?
It is a bit heavy, but the deer won’t notice the overpenetration unless you miss badly. IMO the biggest bullet you could ever possibly need on the average whitetail is 150-165 gr. – it’s the traditional choice for a reason. But 7.62x54R will work fine – just use soft points.
Can a Mosin Nagant kill a grizzly?
The 7.62x54R Moisin M91/30 Rifle will kill dead any North American or South American medium to large game., with the possible exception of the great bears. Like it’s cousin, the . 30-’06, it’s a Little Light for grizzly bear but would do in an emergency.
Can you hunt bear with a Mosin Nagant?
Sure, a Mosin Nagant is a most excellent Bear rifle. I hunt Brown bears, Black bears and my son does too, as well as a couple Polar bears now.
Can you hunt elk with a 7.62 x54r?
7.62x54R can not kill an elk.
Can a Mosin Nagant kill an elephant?
With the heaviest 7.62×54 bullets it might work on elephants too. The Saiga . 308 mentioned by KaceCoyote would be another good choice. Also, as stated before, the Mosin Nagant rifles would be excellent bolt action choices.
Is 7.62 x54r the same as 308?
The 7.62x54R is totally different from the . 308,also know as the 7.62×51. See the difference in names. The 7.62x54R has a bullet whose diameter is .
Is the Mosin Nagant a good hunting rifle?
Sure, it’s an outdated design (released with the Nagant in 1891) but accuracy is good enough for hunting purposes, as is take down power for our 100-200 yard range. With soft points, you’re good to go for hunting North American game.
Is 7.62 x54r armor piercing?
No, it is not armor piercing ammunition. It’s full metal jacket light ball.
How powerful is 7.62 x54?
The original 7.62x54R load fired a 210 grain round nosed bullet at 2,200 feet per second (2,257 foot pounds of energy). The Russian military adopted a new high velocity load for the cartridge which fired a 148 grain spitzer bullet at 2,800 feet per second (2,576 foot pounds of energy) a few years later.
Can a Mosin Nagant kill a moose?
It will kill moose and elk, but it’s light for that in the same way that the . 30-06 is light for that. But, to the limit of your iron sights and with the right load (could be a problem since there’s not a lot of load variety) it’d do the job no doubt about it. Elk and ESPECIALLY moose are huge animals.
What can you shoot out of a Mosin Nagant?
The most ubiquitous version of the Mosin-Nagant rifles fires the 7.62x54R cartridge, which usus a pointed spitzer bullet, lead cored, copper jacketed, . 311″ diameter, 148 grain bullet. Note that a grain is a unit of measure used in small arms for bullet (projectile) weigjts and powder weights.
How much is a box of 7.62 x54r?
In Stock 7.62x54R Ammo
|Tula Tulammo 7.62X54R 148GR FMJ 20Rds 814950011012||$0.75/rd||$14.99|
|7.62x54r – 148 Grain FMJ – Red Army Standard – 20 Rounds 787450579880||$0.75/rd||$15.00|
|7.62x54R 182gr FMJ PPU Ammo Box (15 rds)||$0.76/rd||$11.39|
Is 7.62 x54r good for bear?
Registered. As I understand, 7.62x54r is used to kill moose as well as polar bears, so an M38 should take care of an errant bear in the woods just as well. So long as you can place your shot quickly and accurately, of course.