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DMR Bullpup Mosin Nagant by Souzousha DMR Bullpup Mosin Nagant by Souzousha
Souzousha / Firearms / Concepts (Please check out :iconfirearmvault: for additional Firearm submissions.

Old stored away reserved 91 - 30 Nagant rifles have been retro fitted to serve as DMR Substitutions to arm an ever growing army in growing conflicts. With a few minor modifications these obsolete last resort rifles have been reborn as a useful new weapon to put in the hands of trained marksmen that have not been supplied with S.V.D Rifles due to shortages. Allowing these men to make use of there skills for the moment, taking as any enemies out as they can and stalling the approaching armies.
Soviets usefulness of existing assets is represented in this weapon.

ERA - Cold War & onwards
Model - Mosin 91 - 85
Nationality -Soviet Union USSR
Category - Bullpup, Bolt Action, Designated Marksman Rifle
Caliber - 7.62x54mm
Feeding Operation - 5 round internal magazine
Operation - Bolt Action
Real World Counter Parts - Nagant 91-30 / M44

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Korban3 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
While the aesthetics of this are pretty awesome, I saw some technical issues that I thought it might be good to address.

The first major one is that there is no where to get a good cheek weld or a front grip. Without a good cheek weld, follow up shots are going to be difficult and the lack of front grip means the the user's hand would be burned on the barrel.

The optic is mounted too high to be useful. At ranged under 100m, where bullpups really excel, you would have to aim extremely high to hit your target. With that rail offset, you might actually have to aim so high that your target completely leaves your sight in the scope.

The stock is a bit long for a bullpup. I feel like I'd be really stretching my arms to grab the pistol grip and a front one.
Also, the internal magazine might not feed at that angle. It could, maybe, but I really doubt it. That's not a massive error though.

I thought a visual aid might be helpful in this critique. I tried to address the issues I saw while still maintaining some of the things I noticed you really wanted in it, such as the carry handle rail.

The two things on the modifications I made that really need explaining are detailed in the Sta.sh upload, as well. Keep up the awesome work and never stop trying to better yourself!
sta.sh/02cmt5xx5e4p
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LITTERBOOTS Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013
Its just an observation. Besides I have several Mosins and I know how they work. I didn't know this wasn't the m91 30. Even so you should calm down. Like I said, it was only a curious observation. No need to take it personal and bash on it like I'm arguing with you. Laters
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LITTERBOOTS Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013
Why is the trigger so far away from the bolt? It won't lock or fire like that.
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Souzousha Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Barrett m99 & m95 exist in real life, Your argument is Invalid, Incorrect & lack supporting reasons :meow:

im sure they can carry it over to a 91-30 mosin

[but your are entitled to disagree, Just don't mean your right or that I have to accept them. . . . or reply to anything after this , Please don't]

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Zagzagel Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Well, as my Zaide would say (depending on his mood) Velkh der shtupn? or Was der Fick? But seriously, who in his right mind would do this to a bolt-action rifle design that's over a century old? With a glas-fibre stock and a full floating barrel for weight weduction and increased accuracy, a flash suppressor and an advanced scope mount for better optics, sure. Those alterations would serve to make it an excellent sniper rifle. (It already has a proven reputation as such, and the alterations I mentioned would only improve that, I've seen and fired one so modified.) But with the action behind you against your shoulder, you would have to go off-target every time you had to chamber another round. Very bad for a sniper as you would lose your target acquisition. IMHO better to leave it with a conventional configuration. Even worse for a front-line rifle. This would get the user killed very quickly in a firefight against personnel armed with even crappy assault rifles. (Where they can "pray and spray" to carry out an attack, With this design the rifleman might get off and even kill his target, the target's buddy would kill him before he'd be able to chamber another round.
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RobertQualls27 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yuck, now the bubbaing has become artwork?
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Souzousha Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
?
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OUTMACED121 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
the top rail is too high. just sayin' but nice gun
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Souzousha Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Is my firearm preference/style :meow:

Oversized carry handles/rails, oversized trigger guards , & all things bullpup.

May be a tad bit to tall but reasonable in my opinion, But is to allow shooting without bending your neck low enough with the weapons lower line of sight if they were directly on the barrel of the weapon.

Is with all Bullpup firearms, there sights must then be raised to accommodate the shooter, Or even firearms it strait stocks like the AR-15

Feel free to Fav, Will be much appreciated :meow:

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caiobrazil Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013
as ivan Chesnokov would say, what in f*ck ws done to this poor rifle?
just kidding LOL. just thought i'd quote him as he once said this to a guy who Tapco'd an SKS. anyways, leaving the jokes away, it's a nice idea. i like it. reliability combined with accuracy and compactness.
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