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June 17, 2009, 22:29
Got my Mauser today....exterior looks like it was dragged through the Jordanian desert behind a tank, but very good inside.
June 18, 2009, 02:03
Nice! Who has these?
June 18, 2009, 07:10
I found mine on an online store on GunBroker, Soveriegn Guns. Good people. They seem to give pretty honest descriptions of their guns.
June 18, 2009, 10:51
Does the bolt lock up when you shoot it? Mine does, and it takes a good whack on the handle to work the bolt. Fairly smooth before it's fired though.
June 18, 2009, 11:10
Does the bolt lock up when you shoot it? Mine does
Not a good sign. Check your receiver lug areas for setback. It results in excessive headspace and potential future problems. Ron
June 18, 2009, 12:07
I ran 10 rounds through it yesterday. No lockup or signs of excessive headspace.
Accuracy was poor but I believe it is because there is excessive play in the rear sight. It has lots of lateral movement. I managed 4 of 5 shots onto a paper plate at about 75 yds. I'm confident it will improve after I replace the sight. I'm also considering firing some lapping bullets through it and reworking the muzzle crown.
June 18, 2009, 20:40
Mine was just as accurate, I picked up a Norge barrel from Cole's Distributing and will get it rebarrelled. The original barrel is pitted something awful, the crown is nicked bad and the rear sight is a little loose as well.
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