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1911Ron
April 06, 2014, 17:53
I now have two Swedish Mausers, one is a 1910 Carl Gustav and the other is a 1942 Husqvarna, both shoot very well and i like them very much:biggrin:
1910 CG
http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s368/1911Ron/Rifles/DSC_0049_zps7929a981.jpg
Stock Disc
http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s368/1911Ron/Rifles/DSC_0044_zps0d71fe35.jpg
1942 Husqvarna
http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s368/1911Ron/Rifles/DSC_0054_zps7af85f4e.jpg
Stock Disc
http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s368/1911Ron/Rifles/DSC_0050_zps3f697634.jpg
These are way cool Rifles!

ALL FAL
April 06, 2014, 18:44
I've always thought that the Swedish Mausers were the best built and most accurate of all Mausers, wish I had a nice one.

shlomo
April 06, 2014, 19:30
They are wonderful rifles.

In addition to being accurate, they feel "alive" in the hand (well, to me anyway), as opposed to the German 98 models and similar. There is a certain slimness, grace and balance that I loved.

Sadly, I sold all of mine when I no longer could see the Patridge-type sights. But I have many fond memories of them.

SAFN49
April 06, 2014, 20:15
They are wonderful rifles.

In addition to being accurate, they feel "alive" in the hand (well, to me anyway), as opposed to the German 98 models and similar. There is a certain slimness, grace and balance that I loved.

Sadly, I sold all of mine when I no longer could see the Patridge-type sights. But I have many fond memories of them.

I shot 2 of mine Sat. Unfortunately I can't see the sights anymore either.

tac-40
April 06, 2014, 20:20
I can't see the sights either BUT I ain't selling a sweet shooting rifle like that.

shlomo
April 06, 2014, 20:28
I can't see the sights either BUT I ain't selling a sweet shooting rifle like that.

All of mine went to good homes. The last one I sold off was to Files member Panzer, an All-Guard Team shooter, and it was a lovely walnut-stocked Oberndorf Swede M-38 with the little dial sight. It was about 95%, and still had color case-hardening on the ejector box.

http://i59.tinypic.com/2ivhpv.jpg

SAFN49
April 06, 2014, 20:41
I can't see the sights either BUT I ain't selling a sweet shooting rifle like that.

Mine shot great groups @ 100 yds, unfortunately all were 6" high due to the very fuzzy rear sight. :D

yellowhand
April 07, 2014, 02:16
I use my little m38 for/on coyotes, one shot one kill each and every time.:whiskey::whiskey::whiskey:

VALMET
April 14, 2014, 17:12
Nice Swedes! I have a 1907 Carl Gustav that I like very much- it shoots waaaaaaay better than I do.

gaijinsamurai
April 14, 2014, 19:06
I love mine.

http://i.imgur.com/CRG1be2l.jpg

kmurphy
April 14, 2014, 19:37
I like your F.S.R.

I love mine!

SAFN49
April 14, 2014, 20:39
I didn't know this was turning into a Swedish porn fest...

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s30/djm540idjm540i/FNsandsweds007_zps4177e7c5.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/djm540idjm540i/media/FNsandsweds007_zps4177e7c5.jpg.html)

gaijinsamurai
April 14, 2014, 21:23
I like your F.S.R.

I love mine!

Thanks! The FSR is one of my favorite rifles.

tac-40
April 14, 2014, 21:54
While looking for some diopter sights for my K31, I found a set of diopters for the swede. Hopefully I win the auction!!! And yes you have to drill and tap the receiver for them, but they are issue sights, not after market.

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTA2NlgxNjAw/z/NuAAAOxy7nNTREC~/$_57.JPG

SAFN49
April 28, 2014, 15:08
Did you win the sight? If so what size/thread are the screws for the rear sight.
I have an Elit rear sight and I am missing a screw and washer.

tac-40
April 30, 2014, 08:27
SAF, didn't win that one, but got another, a GF from the same seller in Canada, coming my way, at a much better price than the first. Not sure if the screws are original or replacement, but I'll let you know what size they are when I get the package.

Unsure what washer you are talking about, but we'll gab when the package arrives.

SAFN49
May 01, 2014, 15:22
Here is a pic of the cheese head screw and washer. The washer is stamped with dimples to make it a "lock" washer. Hollis Wood is sending me a allen screw that should work. He said they were M3 x .5

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s30/djm540idjm540i/Elitscrewandwasher002_zps4bf03c0b.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/djm540idjm540i/media/Elitscrewandwasher002_zps4bf03c0b.jpg.html)

tac-40
May 01, 2014, 21:14
During my research for the diopters, I came across one source that said to torque the screws evenly and "lightly". Torque should be around 5-6 inch pounds. This source also recommended a thread locker similar to what is used on scope rings. I would say go with blue loc-tite.

tac-40
May 10, 2014, 17:13
Well, the GF sight came in, and the replacement screws were socket head screws -M3x.5

Waiting for some tools - taps, drill bits - of the correct size. Then I need to figure out if I need to make some sort of jig or if I can just mark the holes and drill them. Should have everything done next week in time for a range trip.

Pic is from the 1896 Swede web page http://dutchman.rebooty.com/wood_to_metal.html

http://dutchman.rebooty.com/images/m12.jpg

tac-40
May 18, 2014, 08:49
Got the sights mounted and made a quick trip to the range. All I can say is HOLY CRAP. When I had my act together, I was shooting 3/4" groups at 100 yds of the bench. I was using 1975 headstamped Swede surplus ammo made by NORMA.

Gonna play with finding the right front sight insert so my eyes don't strain too much. I was using the thinnest front post that came with the Lee Shaver set I ordered. It came with 10 different insert configurations, so now I have another valid reason to go to the range. I just hope my ammo holds out:bow:.

SAFN49
May 19, 2014, 13:23
Finished my CG63 today. It's a Carl Gustofs 1916 receiver built by CG into a 63 in 1966. It had a side mounted receiver peep sight base on the right side missing all parts except the mount block. I replaced the sights with a Stens Elit front and rear set. The top of the receiver was already drilled and tapped for either the Elit or the Soderin. The Soderin takes a different screw head. Added the forend & QD new style sling.
I have some spare parts left over if anyone wants to buy them, last pic, Soderin rear sight w/spare front plastic light blocker, Unknown front sight with round front insert and post insert. (It is too tall for Elit or Soderin rears) Unknown side mount receiver rear sight block. QD front sling swivel for use with rail forend.

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s30/djm540idjm540i/CG63_zpsb2e69f25.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/djm540idjm540i/media/CG63_zpsb2e69f25.jpg.html)

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s30/djm540idjm540i/CG631_zps77b27db2.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/djm540idjm540i/media/CG631_zps77b27db2.jpg.html)

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s30/djm540idjm540i/CG632_zpsf31c9bf8.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/djm540idjm540i/media/CG632_zpsf31c9bf8.jpg.html)

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s30/djm540idjm540i/CG63SP_zps3efa694e.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/djm540idjm540i/media/CG63SP_zps3efa694e.jpg.html)

Spikie
September 11, 2015, 09:08
I have a M41B sniper, I need a scope for it, preferably Ajack 4X90. If not found I would appreciate any suggestions. :bow:

Texgunner
September 11, 2015, 12:12
This is my 1911 M96:

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y292/Texgunner/Swede%20M96%20Mauser/M96rightsidefull.jpg (http://s7.photobucket.com/user/Texgunner/media/Swede%20M96%20Mauser/M96rightsidefull.jpg.html)

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y292/Texgunner/Swede%20M96%20Mauser/M96leftsidefull.jpg (http://s7.photobucket.com/user/Texgunner/media/Swede%20M96%20Mauser/M96leftsidefull.jpg.html)

some nice tiger striping

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y292/Texgunner/Swede%20M96%20Mauser/M96tigerstripes.jpg (http://s7.photobucket.com/user/Texgunner/media/Swede%20M96%20Mauser/M96tigerstripes.jpg.html)

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y292/Texgunner/Swede%20M96%20Mauser/96topreceiverboltclosed.jpg (http://s7.photobucket.com/user/Texgunner/media/Swede%20M96%20Mauser/96topreceiverboltclosed.jpg.html)

She came from Allan's Armory four or five years ago.

Hollis Wood
September 11, 2015, 17:46
Have a picture of the stock disk?

Texgunner
September 11, 2015, 17:48
Have a picture of the stock disk?

Sure do:

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y292/Texgunner/Swede%20M96%20Mauser/M96nameplate.jpg (http://s7.photobucket.com/user/Texgunner/media/Swede%20M96%20Mauser/M96nameplate.jpg.html)

It's a personalized disk. Obviously it has the owner's name but do you have any idea what the rest means?

Hollis Wood
September 11, 2015, 18:11
Not a clue. It looked interesting from the previous pic and got me interested.

Nice rifle though.:bow:

I had five at one point and whittled it down to one and then added a CG63.

Allans Armory has some of the aftermarket leaf type replacements. Pramm, Sitke ASJ, etc. Pretty reasonable prices too. More adjustability is a good thing.

SAFN49
September 11, 2015, 18:19
I have a M41B sniper, I need a scope for it, preferably Ajack 4X90. If not found I would appreciate any suggestions. :bow:

Good luck finding an original. I haven't seen one for sale in forever.
A good substitute is a B Nickel Supra.

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s30/djm540idjm540i/Swed%20sub%20scope_zpsafzvyvdy.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/djm540idjm540i/media/Swed%20sub%20scope_zpsafzvyvdy.jpg.html)

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s30/djm540idjm540i/Swede_zpso8fgvnqu.jpg (http://s148.photobucket.com/user/djm540idjm540i/media/Swede_zpso8fgvnqu.jpg.html)

They are about the same size but the objective is a few mm's smaller on the Nickel

Texgunner
September 11, 2015, 19:25
Not a clue. It looked interesting from the previous pic and got me interested.

Nice rifle though.:bow:

I had five at one point and whittled it down to one and then added a CG63.

Allans Armory has some of the aftermarket leaf type replacements. Pramm, Sitke ASJ, etc. Pretty reasonable prices too. More adjustability is a good thing.

Thanks Hollis!:beer:

B Wood
September 12, 2015, 05:03
I have a lovely Swedish Mauser that was converted by Kimber. For a couple yeas, Kimber Oregon was converting Swedes. Mine is in 6.5

The 6.5 Swede that I absolutely LOVE though...is a Remington 700 Classic. Took me a few years to find one. Great rifle.

gates
September 20, 2015, 02:11
Guys - no need to sell these rifles due to aged eyes, progressive lenses solve this problem, I'm 49 and stopped seeing pistol front sights about 5 years ago, glasses solved that problem.

yellowhand
September 20, 2015, 02:24
Guys - no need to sell these rifles due to aged eyes, progressive lenses solve this problem, I'm 49 and stopped seeing pistol front sights about 5 years ago, glasses solved that problem.

Pistols still have front or rear sights?:whistling::facepalm::biggrin:

Ghost
September 20, 2015, 13:23
I've got a wonderful 1902 M96 that looks almost new Bought in 1998 or '99 for $130.
The stock is still "rough" not sanded, looks original and new.
I have done nothing to the stock for fear of ruining it. what is the recommended way to maintain it. it is a nice reddish color and I don't want to round off the edges or smooth it out. Also don't want to darken it.

mofugger
September 23, 2015, 02:31
Everyone has their personal likes and dislikes, I just wonder how does just some wood and metal joined together in matrimony cause most of us to see a thing of pure beauty.

Thanks for sharing.

Wecsogery
September 25, 2015, 22:24
I agree that the Swedes are great Mausers, but I don't think they are better than some of the South American contract Mausers.

Here's my 1943 Husqvarna:

http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad250/possumlivingdotcom/Swede38.jpg

ramiller
October 05, 2015, 10:29
Back in the day, 1988-1989 CIA had imported over 300,000 Swedish Mausers, wonder where they all got to. They were very popular up until the early 90's and inexpensive, only trouble was they were not as strong as the 98 and that probably saved some from being converted.

warsteiner_1970
October 05, 2015, 14:42
I can remember digging through literally a hundred boxes at a gunshow in early 90's looking for a good Swede. Trying to say they were 69.99.....Awe the good ole days...Never to return. :sad: Thanks UN

1911Ron
October 05, 2015, 21:37
Back in the day, 1988-1989 CIA had imported over 300,000 Swedish Mausers, wonder where they all got to. They were very popular up until the early 90's and inexpensive, only trouble was they were not as strong as the 98 and that probably saved some from being converted.

Why are they not as strong as K98?

SAFN49
October 05, 2015, 23:10
Why are they not as strong as K98?

They are as strong. Norma uses them as test actions for all their calibers. They just don't have the same safety features, gas venting for case rupture, and third locking lug in case of bolt failure, as a 98 does.