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Johnny Bailey

There’s been talk about whether Mosins are more accurate with, or without, the bayonet mounted on. Personally, I have not noted ANY difference one way or the other, but other folks swear by shooting with a mounted bayonet. I fire it with the bayonet UN-mounted, simply to cut back on the overall length of the rifle for both transport and handling. Further, if utilized in a defense scenario, I don’t plan on letting opponents get CLOSE enough to me for a bayonet to become a factor. At that point, it’s sidearm time….IMHO