More Prints! German Rifle and Pistol added

Joining the initial US and Japanese offerings, we now have the Kar98K and P38 adapted for printing!

German Pistol Walther P38

German Rifle Kar98K

Rifle: Russian Mosin-Nagant Model 1891

Russian Rifle Mosin Nagant M1891 Tilt

Rifle Mosin 1891 Manufacturers Various
Cartridge 7.62x54mmR Overall Length 51.5″
Action Rotation Bolt Barrel Length 30.5″
Magazine 5 rnds, stripper clip Weight 9 lbs

 

It’s fair to say everyone interested in old guns has a passing familiarity with the Mosin-Nagant.  But the adoption of the first Mosin, the 1891, was shrouded in military secrecy and then obscured by political turmoil over decades to come.  Especially for us sitting in the West, there is a lot unsaid about this classic service rifle.

A Quick and Dirty Guide: The French Chassepot and Gras

 Chassepot and Gras QD

All right, I know a lot of you don’t pay too much attention to French guns but that makes this guide all the handier!  The Chassepot and Gras are kissing cousins, so it’s easiest to list them together.  Hopefully this list will help sort out these extremely similar rifles.

Rifle: Belgian Mauser Model 1935

Belgian Rifle Mauser Mle1935 tilt

Rifle Modèle 1935 Manufacturers FN, MAE
Cartridge 7.65x53mm Overall Length 43.5″
Action Rotation Bolt Barrel Length 22.8″
Magazine 5 rnds, stripper clip Weight 9 lbs

 

Despite a rich history of arms manufacture, the Belgians were a neutral nation and did not always put much into modernizing their military.  With German re-armament they finally got the ball moving on a new standard short rifle in 1935.

Video: Japanese Rifle Type 99 Sights