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Some Finnish rifle slings....

Article about: Every rifle needs a sling, so over the years I've tried to pick up as many Finn Mosin slings as I can find - usually before I find the appropriate rifle for it to go on.... Late Continuation

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    Thats a nice sling and very hard to find these days

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    Quote by fernleaf View Post
    Here's another one I received today from a very kind gentleman in Finland.

    Rubberised Canvas - also called a "Tractor Belt Sling" - sling made by Oy Suomen Hihnatehdas (Finnish Belt Factory Ltd.) in 1941. This orange type is more rare than the blue-gray version I've shown above.

    The condition of this sling is immaculate - its still flexible and appears to be unissued.


    Well done on finding this one . The condition is exceptional , i wonder where this one has been hiding all this time .
    REGARDS AL

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    How about a couple more?

    These seem to be two slightly different variations of a pre-war Soviet Mosin Sling that have been captured by the Finns and put into their use...
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    Another nice sling with normal Finnish repairs

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    Finn Issued Swedish Mauser sling - took me years to find one of these...
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    A new addition..

    Rubberised canvas 'tractor belt' sling. Grey version - in a LOT better condition (unissued) than my other example shown above. Quite proud of this one....
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    ...and another one..

    Captured Soviet pre-war leather sling. In standard Soviet configuration without any Finnish modifications unlike the others shown above.
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