Thread: 8mm Mauser
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Old April 10, 2007, 08:07 AM   #7
Mannlicher
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Unless your Uncle rechambered his Argentine, it was probably a 7.65mm.

the 8x57 Mauser makes a fine hunting round, but works best when handloaded. For my Mannlicher rifle, I handload a 220 grain Sierra over 4064 powder. This is a great hog round. For Whitetails, I use 150 Speer Spitzer for 2900 fps and great accuracy. It is deadly on deer.
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