The Obrez: Russian Sawn off Mosin Flame Maker

Looking like something Jawas would use in a driveby, there exists a sawn off conversion of the Imperial Russian Army’s Model 1891 Mosin-Nagant rifle that is sure to draw any curious gunnies’ attention. It’s dubbed the Obrez, and its something of a flamethrower.

The word Obrez roughly translates into ‘cut down’ in Russian, with the term often used in connotation of pruning a tree or in the act of circumcision. As the name would imply, it is a sawn off product that originally was much longer. The object at the center of this concept was the standard infantry rifle of 1917 Russia, the Vintovka Mosina commonly known as the Mosin-Nagant.
Read the rest in my column at GUNS.com

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