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Posted: 1/22/2006 9:32:15 AM EDT

I bought this at a gargage sale years ago. Its just been sitting around. It has no bolt. I'm wondering If I could get one for it.

fabrica earmas
unviedo
1926

I think its some kind of spanish mauser. Its alot shorter than most of the rifles of that era.

thanks Paul


Link Posted: 1/22/2006 11:45:08 AM EDT
Looks to be a Spanish Model 1916. What caliber is it?
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 11:55:40 AM EDT


it has no caliber markings. I'm guess 7mm mauser. its definetly smaller than 30cal.
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 1:03:11 PM EDT
A M1916 Spanish mauser in (original) 7mm. Most were converted to 7.62 NATO, and a bunch became FR-8's later. Here is a site that has everything you might need to know about it.

Link

Has it got the crest intact on top of the receiver?
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 1:07:02 PM EDT
Weren't the 1916 conversions FR-7, and not really safe w/ .308? The FR-8 was made from another rifle IIRC. Mine is a 1955 la Coruna.
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 2:12:11 PM EDT
no crest that i can see. just the words and year. I disasembled it and found nothing but matching serial numbers R6666 ewwwwww scary.
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