Is a Mosin obrez legal?

Is a Mosin obrez legal?

No. It would not be a pistol, it would be an SBR- short barreled rifle- and subject to the 1934 National Firearms Act (NFA). Items covered under the NFA are OTHER than a rifle or shotgun.

Is Mosin-Nagant legal?

The 3-line rifle M1891, colloquially (but mistakenly; see Nagant’s legal dispute) known in the West as Mosin–Nagant and in Russia and former Soviet Union as Mosin’s rifle (Russian: винтовка Мосина, ISO 9: vintovka Mosina), is a five-shot, bolt-action, internal magazine–fed military rifle….

Designed 1891

How accurate is an obrez?

They arent accurate at all, they will kick like a bucking bronco, and they have a bad habit of setting things on fire. They were originally made during the Russian revolution as easily concealable partizan weapons.

Can I buy a Mosin-Nagant in California?

If it was made before 1899 it is considered an antique. Its sale or transfer does not require any paperwork. If the rifle is a “curio or relic” by age, in California the sale would require a Curio and Relic license, so that’s the difference.

What is an obrez rifle?

Obrež, Slovenia. A modified rifle, with barrel and stock cut down in length. The term most commonly refers to a Mosin-Nagant modified in such a configuration.

How much does a Mosin Nagant kick?

The Mosin Nagant, weighing 8.8 pounds and firing a 150 grain bullet at 2800fps produces a free recoil energy of 13.1 ft-lbs[2].

How much is a Mosin Obrez worth?

With an estimated 40-million Mosins made in over 300 variants in the past century, the platform the obrez is based on is one of the most common guns ever made. Beat up, non-collectable Mosins can be had for around $100 or less, even in today’s crazy gun inflation.

What is an “Obrez?

I’m not sure where it started, but the “obrez” has gained a decent bit of recognition among gun folks (particularly gun folks on the internet). The concept is a Mosin-Nagant rifle with the barrel cut down to 4-8 inches and the buttstock lopped off, to make a concealable weapon in leiu of a proper pistol.

Is the Mosin Nagant used in Finland?

Finland was a Grand Duchy in the Russian Empire until 1917, so Finns had long used the Mosin–Nagant in service with the Tsarist military. The rifle was used in the short civil war there and adopted as the service rifle of the new republic’s army.

Why would you turn a Mosin-Zakharov pistol into an Obrez?

By chopping a couple feet from the barrel and sawing off all but a handy pistol grip from the shoulder stock, the nearly six foot long Mosin turned into a large bolt-action pistol, labeled the Obrez. Why would you do this? The Russian Civil War had some hard fighting.