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  First World War.com - Weapons of War - Rifles
Which left the pistol and the rifle, both key weapons on the battlefield, although the former was used less as an offensive weapon than the rifle, and were generally issued to officers rather than regular soldiery.
The single-shot, bigger-bore rifle was the subject of extensive research and development in the latter portion of the nineteenth century, with the result that the major powers introduced new models that were small-bore, bolt-action weapons capable of firing multiple rounds from a spring-loaded clip inserted into a rifle magazine.
The infantry aside, the rifle was a crucial element of the sniper's armoury: along with a human observer, that is.
www.firstworldwar.com /weaponry/rifles.htm   (1491 words)

 Mauser - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mauser is the common name of a German arms manufacturer, maker of a line of bolt-action rifles from the 1870s to present.
South African Mausers were highly effective against the British during the Second Boer War; these proved deadly at long ranges, prompting the British to design their own Mauser inspired high velocity cartridge and rifle.
The British Pattern 1913 rifle with Mauser style ballistics might have replaced the Lee-Enfield, but the exigencies of WWI kept a replacement from happening; thus the Lee-Enfield continued in use until replaced by a semi-automatic weapon post WWII.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mauser   (3192 words)

 Karabiner 98k Rifle
Rifle grenade launchers were attached to the rifle.
The collar carrying the rifling may be unscrewed from the body and the igniter string pulled, in which case the projectile can then be thrown as a hand grenade, operating after 4 to 5 seconds.
The Mauser rifle can be fired and the bolt worked when the safety lock is moved to the left.
efour4ever.com /mauserkar98.htm   (1326 words)

 The 1893 Spanish Mauser Rifle
The 7 x 57 mm Mauser rifle was the standard armament of the Spanish forces during the Spanish American War.
By Royal Decree of 30 November 1892 Mauser rifle was initially qualified as the "sevice weapon" for the Spanish Army under the name of "Fusil Mauser Español Modelo 1892", (Spanish Mauser Rifle Model 1892).
The Mauser 93 was the basis for the development of the American rifle Springfield M1903, and it was intended to be used by “first line” or regular troops.
www.gunsworld.com /spain/spanishmauser_us.html   (656 words)

 Modern Firearms - Rifle - Mauser model 98
The Mauser company, established by the two Mauser brothers, established its reputation in firearms making in the last decades of the XIX century, and continued to build a very well thought-out and skillfully built firearms until the end of the World War 2.
Some years after the WW2, the Mauser company was restored in the West Germany and continued to build firearms, but mostly a larger-caliber ones, like the aircraft cannons etc. But some of earlier Mauser works became the standards against which all others designs are judged, even after some 100 years after its introduction.
This rifle was designed from the experience, gained on previous Mauser designs, and was first appeared in 1898 as a standard German army infantry rifle.
world.guns.ru /rifle/rfl02-e.htm   (1209 words)

 Before 1919 ... Imperial German Model 1888 Mauser
Although the issue rifle was replaced during World War I by the modern Mauser Model 1898 rifle, many Imperial German soldiers are pictured with the Model 88 rifle in unit photographs and individual cabinet photographs.
The regimental markings on this rifle makes it somewhat unique in that although regulations did require all rifles to be marked; few have survived with such unit markings.
Whether the rifle was used solely for training purposes or used in a direct combat role cannot be known.
meltingpot.fortunecity.com /utah/894/mauserjs.htm   (1111 words)

 Turk Mauser - Model of 1890   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This rifle was very similar, however, in that it had a charger loaded, 5 round, single stack internal magazine.
In their original configuration, these are not common rifles and make an excellent addition to a Turkish Mauser collection.
It is likely that the rifles that they sent were their Model 1890 rifles as these would have been compatible with the Belgian 1889 rifles.
www.turkmauser.com /90   (154 words)

 Bob Tuley - Clean Your Mauser Boy
The Mauser and it's many variants are some of the most accurate, most dependable rifles ever produced.
Beginning in the 1800's the Mauser factory in Germany began producing bolt action rifles; state of the art technology of the day.
Rather than having hand-fit to the extreme degree as is required of a craftman producing a Mauser, the Springfield could be made much faster and by lesser trained assembly-line workers by leaving the final tuning to the foot soldier, which history has proven served us well.
www.bobtuley.com /mauser   (1072 words)

 Amazon.frĀ : The Swedish Mauser Rifles: Livres en anglais: Kehaya-Steve,Poyer-Joe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The contract for an initial 52 carbines based on the Spanish Mauser carbine was awarded to the Mauser factory at Oberndorf, Germany and after short trials were completed, a second and third contract for additional carbines with the new changes were awarded for a total of 12,185 additional m/94 carbines.
The Mauser Oberndorf factory in Germany was also awarded a contract in 1899 to produce and additional 40,000 m/96 rifles.
Large stocks of the m/96 rifle had gone to Finland in 1939 during the Winter War against Soviet aggression, and now, thousands more were sold to Denmark and Norway to reequip their military forces after the German occupation.
www.amazon.fr /Swedish-Mauser-Rifles-Kehaya-Steve/dp/1882391268   (870 words)

 Karabiner 98k - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rifles with original German stocks have "7.62" burned into the heel of the rifle stock for identification and to separate the re-chambered Kar98ks from the original 7.92 mm versions of the weapon then in service or held in reserve, though some 98k rifles were fitted with new, unnumbered beech stocks of recent manufacture.
The Kar98k rifle was used by the reserve branches of the Israeli Defence Force well into the 1960s and 1970s and saw action in the hands of various Israeli Army support and line-of-communications troops during the 1967 Six-Day War and the 1973 Arab-Israeli War.
As of 2005, the Mauser Kar98k rifles that were captured by the Soviets during World War II and refurbished during the late 1940s and early 1950s have appeared in large numbers on the military surplus rifle market.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mauser_Kar_98k   (1863 words)

 Collecting and Shooting the m/96 Swedish Mauser - HISTORY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Swedes were way ahead of the curve on using smaller caliber cartridges for military rounds, adopting the 6.5x55mm round in 1893, way before the introduction of the 5.56 NATO and other small caliber rounds around 70 years later.
Brass disks were installed on the right side of the rifle's stock after the adoption of the m/94/41, 6.5x55mm cartridge in 1941.
This Swedish Mauser is in my belief to be one of the finest examples of the Mauser rifle.
www.surplusrifle.com /mauserswedish/index.asp   (447 words)

 Mauser bolt action rifles
Mauser's first successful design was a single-shot, 11mm, bolt-action rifle that became the forerunner of many improved designs.
A new and improved Mauser model was adopted by Spain as the 7x57mm Modelo Espanol 1893, which began the evolution of the Mauser rifle to become the most desired military arm for half a century.
This rifle was manufactured by Loewe and Co. in Berlin, and by Mauser for Turkey in 7.65x53mm with a magazine cut off device as the Turk Model 1893.
www.chuckhawks.com /old_mausers.htm   (4081 words)

 K98k Mauser Page
The origins of the Mauser rifle family date back to the late 19th century.
This rifle became the standard infantry weapon of all German forces.
The M48 Mauser was manufactured in Yugoslavia in 1948 and is very similar to the German K98k.
www.mausershooters.org /k98k/K98_k98k.html   (506 words)

 Gunboards - Civilian Mauser hunting rifle?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
It does not have a Mauser marked butt plate and the bolt handle and safety switch had been specially milled for the hensoldt scope that is on it.
Mauser pretty much built these to order and had lots of options available, ie sights, triggers, triggerguard, barrel, etc. Without looking in my books to check I seem to remember that they ended production at about 130,000 but that includes actions supplied to custom gunsmiths.
There were some rifles between the wars that were made like that and there is a single shot target model that has no thumb cut.
www.gunboards.com /forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2110   (2793 words)

 MAUSER K98 RIFLE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Karabiner 1898 Kurz was the last of the long line of Mauser rifles used by the Wehrmacht (Germany Army).
Therefore, the length was shorter than the WWI Gewehr 98, had a different front sight, and had a curved, rather than straight bolt action handle with a fixed internal magazine of five rounds.
This was done by one man in a rifle squad who was trained to set up and fire them.
www.germandaggers.info /weapons4.htm   (340 words)

 Samco Global Arms, Inc.--Rifles
K31 straight-pull bolt rifle, crown jewel of the Schmidt Rubin family and vastly superior weapon to the earlier Schmidt Rubins, has an outstanding reputation for accuracy as its double stage trigger has a consistent final let-off of about 3 1/2 pounds.
Each rifle is supplied with it's own original matching numbered 4X90 Ajack scope in a metal carrying case matched to the rifle bolt and receiver.
This rifle was selected as the standard weapon of the Persian Army and was acclaimed for its accuracy.
www.samcoglobal.com /rifles.html   (1225 words)

 Yugoslavia M48 Sniper Rifle
When these rifles were first imported and offered by Century Arms there was a choice of rifle with Mauser Banner marked mount or ZRAK marked mount.
These rifles were made with used parts and new receivers as well as old K98k parts with Tech support from FN and Mauser.
The fact that some rifles had ground or bent bolts that were needed to clear the original scopes and some obviously did not supports this.
www.texastradingpost.com /yugosniper/m48sniper.html   (3751 words)

 Turk Mauser - Model of 1887
The Model 1887's was the first contract rifle the Ottomans bought from Mauser.
This fl powder rifle was chambered for the 9.5x60R military round.
The Ottomans eventually made the switch to smokeless powder after accepting 270,000 of these rifles and the remainder of the contract was filled with the Model of 1890.
www.turkmauser.com /87   (84 words)

 1893 Turkish 8mm Mauser Rifle, Shooting Supplies, Mauser, Mauser Gun Antique Turkey at Sportsman's Guide
It's possible that this very same Rifle was shouldered, sighted and fired at Allied troops during World War I. History in the making.
Rifle background: the Ottoman Empire (centered in Turkey) was the largest single purchaser of Mauser
The Rifle is automatically upgraded to 2nd Day Air; please select regular shipping during checkout.
www.sportsmansguide.com /cb/cb.asp?a=175613   (471 words)

 MAUSER RIFLE by Combathunting.com
This Black Teflon Service Match Mauser Adjustable Trigger has been installed in all variants of the Mauser Rifles actions and given Match Grade tack driving accuracy as per the manufacturer.
Then remove the bore sighter and adapters and your rifle scope is aligned for shooting at the target.
Universal Rifle Laser Sight goes 500 yards this universal rifle mount is heavy duty aluminum, laser has on and off switch operation.
www.combathunting.com /cart.cgi?group=191   (1184 words)

 Mauser Rifle? - THR
I have 2 Mausers and one is a tack driver, 2" at 100 yards all day.
Receiver sights are designed to be close to the eye, but there are many aperture sights that were designed to be mounted on the barrel -- the Springfield rifle sights (the '03, not the '03A3) incorporate an aperture along with notches.
These are rifles *worth* about $700, most of them being MOA tack drivers and in excellent shape.
www.thehighroad.org /showthread.php?t=59091   (919 words)

 Amazon.com: The Swedish Mauser Rifles (For Collectors Only) (For Collectors Only): Books: Joe Poyer,Steve Kehaya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
I purchased a pair of Swedish Mausers (thanks to Boston T. Party's high praise in "Boston's Gun Bible") and needed a no-nonsense reference which would tell me precisely what I needed to know to identify, disassemble, clean and make preparations for restoration, if need be.
The bulk of the book is contained in the chapter on parts, in which every part of the rifle is described in great detail for every model of Swedish Mauser.
If you don't own one of these rifles, the book won't be as useful although it will help you round out your knowledge of historical weapons.
www.amazon.com /Swedish-Mauser-Rifles-Collectors-Only/dp/1882391268   (2160 words)

 Amazon.ca: Mauser Military Rifle Markings: Books: Terence W. Lapin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This reviewer is new to the world of collecting military firearms and wanted to educate himself--especially regarding german mausers.
A picture (of which there are none) showing such basics as where the markings are located would have spoke a thousand words.
This is no book for a beginner looking for information on his rifle, but might assist a serious collector seeking marginal data.
www.amazon.ca /Mauser-Military-Rifle-Markings-Terence/dp/0967689619   (308 words)

 Mauser Briley USA Mauser Rifles a leading manufacturer of the highest quality Rifles in the world, now available ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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 Mauser Rifles Barrels Stocks Triggers
Except for rasping a notch for the bolt handle on the Mauser stock, the Ace Varminter™ is 100% "Drop-In." The barrel channel is designed for the Adams and Bennett® F-54 barrel contour.
If you ever dream of having a varmint rifle that was built to be carried rather than just fired from a bench, then Fajen® just made your dream come true.
The Mauser stock from CoreLite Precision may be the most convenient stock ever made for gunsmiths sporterizing surplus and commercial Mauser rifle actions!
www.mausershooter.com   (553 words)

 Mauser Bolt Rifle FAQ
Most of the visible differences between the M1895 series rifles and the M1898 are in the bolt.
Military surplus ball for both 7mm and 8 mm Mauser is cheap and plentiful for both cartridges--just make sure you specify stuff that is non-corrosively primed.
Unlike many other pre-1899 rifles, most M1891 and later Mausers are perfectly safe to shoot, and chambered in modern, smokeless powder, high velocity cartridges.
www.rawles.to /Mauser_FAQ.html   (2632 words)

 BOOK TRAIL - The Swedish Mauser Rifle
$24.95 SB One of the most finely-crafted military rifles in the world is subjected to a part-by-part analysis in this book.
Crown Jewels - The Mauser In Sweden A Century Of Accuracy And Precision
Sturm, Ruger 10/22 Rifle and.44 Magnum Carbine, The
www.booktrail.com /Guns_Rifles/SwedishMauserRifle.asp   (313 words)

 Mauser Rifles
I think the Mauser Rifle is just about the neatest thing that goes bang.
I consider it to be a criminal offense to "butcherize" a nice military rifle in nice condition.
A score sheet from a Swedish Military Rifle Shoot.
www.geocities.com /swedishmauser1896/mauser.html   (164 words)

Not for Mausers with slot cut in stock.
Original German WWII Mauser 3 pocket ammo pouch.
Must be welded or soldered to rear sight base.
www.northridgeinc.com /mauser.htm   (90 words)

 Mauser rifle trigger up-grade 6 choices of style and finish. One piece design.
Mauser rifle trigger up-grade 6 choices of style and finish.
With the reliability and accuracy of the Mauser design it became the firearm to copy!
To date our trigger has been installed in all variants of the Mauser action and given Match Grade tack driving accuracy.
www.huberconcepts.com /Mauser_Trigger_Replacement.htm   (238 words)

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