The Mosin-nagant is an old school bolt action rifle from Russia. Originally designed by a drunk Russian engineer and an even more drunk Belgian gunsmith, who drew up blueprints on napkins in the back of a pub somewhere in Siberia in a vodka-induced stupor. The Mosin-nagant fires the 7.62x54r cartridge, which can kill a polar bear at a thousand yards and keep going right through the tree he was standing in front of. The Mosin-nagant was used by the Russians in both world wars, so it's killed more Germans than collisions on the autobahn and under-cooked sauerkraut combined. Surplus Mosins can be found at gunshops in the States for like a hundred bucks on sale, and ammo is cheap surplus, so this is what real men shoot who don't want to drop $1299.99 on an AR-15 which fires a .22 round and that's made out of recycled milk jugs and Legos. Many of them come with a bayonet that's roughly the size of the sword William Wallace used in Braveheart. In the absence of gun oil, you can clean a Mosin by pissing down the barrel and wiping the bolt off with a dirty rag that you found on the floor in a Grease Monkey. Try that with a rifle that was designed less than 50 years ago.
Joe: " I need a rifle that is ten feet long and fires anti-tank rounds, but Ive only got 200 dollars!"

Ivan: "Amerikan comrade, you need mosin-nagant . Spend 100 on the rifle, fifty on case of ammo, use rest for vodka!"

In Soviet Russia, rifle fire you!!!
by Realmendrinkbeer94 June 20, 2011
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A rifle originally designed in Imperial Russia in 1891. It saw many updates and configurations and the Model 91/30 (1891/1930) was Soviet Russia's standard infantry weapon. It uses the oldest military cartridge still used today, the 7.62x54mmR, which is also used in the Dragunov Sniper Rifle and PKM machine gun.

It is also the rifle used by the Soviet forces in the game Call of Duty and the movie Enemy at the Gates.

This weapon was manufactured in 13 countries, either making their own variant, borrowing from Soviet Russia, or making them for export. Mosin-Nagants are available today for about $60-$150

(The picture above is a pic of mine, a 91/30 Russian)
OMGWTF The M44 Mosin-Nagant Carbine SO beats the 91/30 Mosin-Nagant rifle!
by Roc February 13, 2005
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8.8 pounds of fuck your shit, the Mosin-Nagant was designed in 1891 by Captain Sergei Mosin and Leon Nagant. This bad ass mother fucker has a grand total of 25 parts, and only 12 are actually required for it to function. With a butt plate made of pure skull crushing steel and a bayonet as long as your arm, this son of a dog fucking bitch was made to kill from end to end, and did I forget to mention that this fuckers bayonet makes Shaquille O'Neals dick look like a mother fucking tic tac. This bad fuck has been used by everyone from the Viet Cong to the mother fucking United god damn States of ass murdering America. This rifle was made for ass fucking, and now, over 100 years after they were first produced you can still find them on battlefields everywhere, still fucking asses. "Why are these ancient as fuck rifles still fucking asses" you may be wondering, well wonder no more ass bag, because I'll tell your bitch ass, it's because this fucker runs about $130, that's fucking right cock monger, this bastard costs less than a tank of gas in the big ass mother fucking truck any owner of this fucker must own. Best of all the ammo for this costs less than that hooker you're about to call, because you're a mother fucking Soviet now, and Soviets fuck hookers and drink vodka, so buy some fucking vodka you little bitch!
Jim: "Hey I need a gun that will fuck shit up no matter where I am, no matter what condition I'm in, but I've only got $300"
Rest of the god damn, mother raping, ass fucking Universe: "GET A FUCKING MOSIN-NAGANT!!!"
Jim: "But what about ammo???"
Rest of the god damn, mother raping, ass fucking Universe: "GET A MOTHER FUCKING, ASS HUMPING, NAZI KILLING MOSIN-FUCKING-NAGANT!!!"
by 130 pounds of fuck you October 18, 2014
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Standard-issue bolt-action rifle of the Soviet military during WWII. 7.62x54mm RM. Comes in various forms, including long and short. Overall, a legendary piece of WWII history.
"I plan on buying a Mosin-Nagant."
by Dave November 12, 2004
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A Mosin-Nagant 91/30 configured for sniper use. Earlier models come with the PE scope, and later models the PU (the scope seen in Enemy at the Gates and Call of Duty).

Nowadays, these are hard to come by. Even if you do find one, they are about $400-$500+, which is 5-10 times more than a standard Mosin-Nagant.
Vasili Zaitsev's weapon of choice was the Mosin-Nagant sniper.

"Dad, if you buy me that Mosin-Nagant sniper, I'll be your best friend!
-Me, at gunshow
by Roc February 13, 2005
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Basically a Mosin-Nagant equipped with a sniper scope. A favorite among the elite snipers, as it bring new meaning to the one shot kill*
*As it is a bolt action rifle (reloaded manually) it takes time to reload, ergo little time for a second shot. Meaning that the target must be taken down with one hit, or you're cover is blown. (while you normally would just fire twice)
by Brian B January 10, 2005
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