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Posted: 9/27/2004 12:30:37 PM EST
i have a mauser sporter in 30-06 that shoots great. it is a single shot because the mag is not long enough for the 30-06 m2 ball rounds. i have looked for a 30-06 length mag/trigger guardwith no luck other than the $$$ custom option. can anyone scheck if the mag/trigger guard from the springfield will fit on a standard length mauser action? thanks
Link Posted: 9/27/2004 3:21:15 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/27/2004 4:51:02 PM EST
it is a german mauser made in 1917. it is a standard length action. the only ammo i have is m2 ball and 168 ballistic silver tips and they are both to long for the mag.
Link Posted: 9/27/2004 5:17:53 PM EST
Sounds like you need to take up reloading. Work up loads with LOA that will fit and feed thru your mag.
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 4:45:20 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 5:22:20 PM EST
the action is fine it is the mag that is short. i know that m2 ball and the 168 grain ballistic tips are very long OAL. maybe i will buy a box of plinking ammo and see how it fits. i don't have a digi cam or scanner, not that i would know how to post pics even if i did.
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 8:46:27 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 6:09:13 PM EST
i got a box of pmc fmj. it fits fine. i guess i had ammo problems. thanks for the help
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