In 1891 Paul Mauser
's revolutionary bolt-action, charger-loaded rifle was adopted as the, Fusil Mauser
Modelo Argentino 1891, and orders were placed with the Ludwig Loewe Co.
Typically, the initial manufacturer or designer is added as a suffix, as in "7x57 Mauser
COUNTRYSIDE: With regard to the modification of the 1895 Mauser
that I did, there are a few things I would like to clear up.
92mm (commonly referred to as the 8mm) Model 98 Mauser
of both World Wars fired a service bullet of 154 grains--later replaced by a heavier 196-grain boat tail bullet--at a muzzle velocity of over 2,800 feet per second, surpassing even the performance of our own .
with the Belgian-designed FN-FAL rifle cartridge, and shortly afterwards the surplus market was flooded with Mo.
Until the advent of detachable magazines issued fully loaded with ammunition, the Mauser
charger remained the most efficient, flexible, cost effective means of loading a bolt-action magazine rifle.
While both sides fielded some older long arms, the principal rifles and carbines used by the Spanish and American forces were among the most modern the world had to offer at the time--the Spanish Model 1893 Mauser
and the U.
I went back on Gunbroker and found a sporter stock for large ring Mausers
that was a little worn but still solid, and cheap.
Fabrica de Itajuba began converting older Mausers
for the .
The Military Institute in Kragujevac, Serbia reworked an estimated 48,493 M1878/80 Mausers
to the new configuration.
The Model 98 Mauser
and its variants--especially the Kar 98k--is simply the best bolt-action battle rifle ever fielded.
In 1910 the Serbs placed another order with DWM for 32,000 98-type Mausers
known as the Pesadisjka Pusku M.