sports modification of a single-barreled hunting rifle
Mr-18ЕМ-M “sporting” model of the line Mr-18M, specially designed for shooting sports. The rifle features a precision, fight, easily, ergonomics, but unpretentious and easy to handle
The rifle can be used not only as a rifle for hunting, but as sports equipment. However, the goals of the hunter and the sportsman several different ways: first, it is important to kill the beast, and the conditions can be very different. For the second heads is an indicator of high accuracy.
Mr-18ЕМ-M “sporting” is a modification of the classical single-barrel rifle MP-18M for sports needs.
Browse rifle Mr-18ЕМ-M sporting
Products for sport is designed to improve sports achievements. Compared to hunting rifles they are more highly specialized. And if shotguns for hunting can be applied for shooting at the stand, sport for hunting not show himself in the best way.
- First, this model is always significantly heavier than their hunting counterparts. Mr-18ЕМ-M, however, is an exception. Second, products designed for more shots, this increases the cooling requirements of the barrel, which solve different methods. In Mr-18ЕМ-M, for example, for that the compensation openings.
- Sporting shotgun is available only in one size – 12. This quality is not a disadvantage of Mr-18ЕМ-M, “sporting”, but just meets the requirements applicable to sporting weapons. For sporting rifles characterized by a strong muzzle narrowing. The length of the barrel, tend to be as big.
- Another important factor is prekladatele and ergonomics of the model. How convenient for the athlete to hold the gun, how big the impact is, and how fast the barrel comes back into my line of sight, depend on the results of his shooting. For critical rifle competition for every athlete not adjust, and are made taking into account individual characteristics.
Advantages and disadvantages
Mr-18ЕМ-M sporting – production model, but designed specifically for shooting stands, shooting galleries, in the trench. That, however, does not interfere with the owners use guns for hunting, especially birds.
The advantages of the model are the following.
- High accuracy in the distance of 35 m accuracy is half an angular minute. The marksman qualification is, of course, is also important, but precisely because of this quality range of Mr-18M is recommended as a training model. To learn how to shoot accurately, only using the appropriate characteristics of the gun.
- Ergonomics – on the model of the bed is lined with type “Monte Carlo” and it is considered the most convenient. The butt plate is equipped with rubber shock absorber, reducing the impact.
- For the same purpose – reduce impact and toss, and at the same time for rapid cooling of the barrel. provided compensation hole in the muzzle part.
- Mr-18ЕМ-M sporting ejector equipped with: a shell casing ejected the device from the chamber.
- Noteworthy is the combination of choke constriction and barrel length, which improves firing results.
- The rifle has a wide rib: one of the flies fluoresce, which facilitates firing at night or twilight.
- Mr-18ЕМ-M “sporting” has a very elegant configuration. The butt is made of walnut wood, impregnated with a special oil, the receiver is Nickel plated.
The disadvantages of this model are the following.
- A value significantly above normal base product – 5-6 thousand.
- Produced model is only 12 gauge.
Photo Mr-18ЕМ-M sporting
- Mr-18ЕМ-M sporting designed for sports or recreational shooting.
- No less successful is to use your rifle for training: high precision and ease of gun permit successful practice, that is, to shoot long enough without feeling fatigue.
- Mr-18ЕМ-M “sporting” use for hunting small and medium-sized animal, a large bird. The weight of the rifle in this case is not more than a purely hunting rifle, so the model can be used when running the hunt.
Mr-18ЕМ-M sporting comes only in one size – 12 that meets the legal requirements for sport weapons. Item revisions no. Mr-18ЕМ-M “sporting” is one of the versions of the Mr-18 M.
Sports model comes complete with three chokes. The rifle is designed to fire lead shot. Technical characteristics of the rifle Mr-18ЕМ-M sporting:
|Length, mm||The chamber||76|
|The diameter of the bore, mm||18,4|
|The average maximum gas pressure, MPa||90/105|
|Gun weight, kg||2,8|
For the firing of Mr-18ЕМ-M “sporting” use any ammo in length, 76 mm, including those designed for weapons, tested pressure 1320 bar. The length refers to the length to twist the sleeve.
Sports model is a modification of the Mr-18M, so structural it is not much different from it. Core modules two interchangeable barrel with forend and the receiver with the butt.
- The barrel and forearm are connected by the latch lever type. While simple, this design reduces the likelihood of thermal distortion of the barrel. In the muzzle part of the barrel there is a compensation hole.
- The trigger mechanism is installed in the receiver. Return the trigger and spring loaded firing pin are performed separately. When the trunk is opened and the locking lever is shifted up, the trigger cocked. At the same time advances the pointer cocking. USM is equipped with an ejector: a shell casing is ejected.
- The manual safety prevents accidental discharge. The second part of the protection supplies a safety lug on the trigger.
- Mr-18ЕМ-M “sporting” is equipped with a sighting rod with two flies. Fluorescent executing of one facilitates the use of a gun in poor visibility.
- The butt of the rifle in the style of “Monte Carlo”, equipped with comfortable rubber butt pad. The material is walnut.
Picking and packing
Equipment Izhevsk rifles traditionally simple:
- cardboard box;
- three muzzle narrowing with the specified characteristics;
- the key to the muzzle of the contractions;
- the passport of the product.
Mr-18ЕМ-M sporting 16-70 (plastic)
The principle of operation
To fire their MP-18ЕМ-M “sporting” can be used with paper cartridges, metal and casings of plastic. Paper are single-use, second time to discharge them is prohibited. Also allowed the use of lead shot and bullets, whose diameter is smaller than the diameter narrowing by 0.2–0.3 mm.
The principle of operation of Mr-18ЕМ-M “sporting” is no different from the actions of any single-barreled single-shot rifle. However, the design of the model offers several additional features.
- The gun is equipped with an ejector, however, it is not always convenient. The ejector can be turned off: to do this, before opening the trunk move backward sear ejector. The sleeve will only move forward, and remove the need to manually.
- Special attention is paid to the procedure of fastening the muzzle of the contractions. Is the tightness of the constriction with a special key that comes with the rifle. The tightness is checked after every 50-100 shots.
- Muzzle narrowing with proper anchoring shall abut the rear end of the lug in the barrel. Regarding the cut of the constriction is flush or even recessed. Visual inspection of the barrel with an installed head must be clearly visible ring at the junction of the constriction and ledge of the receiver channel. If the ring seems to be non-integer, then the muzzle narrowing of the damaged one and use it.
- In the process of firing, especially at the initial stage, it is necessary to periodically check and tighten the screw securing the butt to the box to avoid pitching.
- Store the gun is needed in a disassembled form. Before transportation or storage need for a smooth trigger pull to separate the barrel and pull the locking lever for that, click on top of the delay lever.
Mr-18ЕМ-M sporting needs regular cleaning and lubrication, which will require gun oil, cleaning rod, brush and clean rags. To care for the rifle it is sufficient to produce a partial dismantling.
To do this, take the following steps:
- pulling the forearm latch in the center on the bottom surface, rotate the forearm away from the barrel detached;
- shift lever lock up to the stop;
- turn the barrel down and separate it from the box.
- Assembly after cleaning and lubrication is carried out in reverse order.
For repair or inspection can be carried out complete disassembly. In addition to these manipulations, it involves the separation of the butt, the disassembly of the trigger and removal of the ejector. These surgeries are best performed in the Armory workshop.
Mr-18ЕМ-M “sporting” modifications rarely exposed to this more specialized model than a regular hunting rifle. Sometimes resort to the cutting of the trunk.
Consider the further costs and reviews on Mr-18ЕМ-M sporting.
- The cost of the product varies from 15450 to 16015 R.
- Recommended for shooting sports ammunition. The cost to determine the ballistic characteristics from 28 to 129 p. for 1 PC.
Mr-18ЕМ-M 16/70 birch, L=710mm
The accuracy and light weight of the rifle does attract a lot of users. And the cost of the gun is still available. Of concern is the quality of the wood, but in the sports models, the material is really used in many ways.
Some owners do not like the ejector: it is assumed that the extractor reduces the design and poor works with plastic liners.