Originally Posted by RICKSR
Hello. I just bought one and am waiting for it to arrive. I did my home work first and found every article i could find simply by putting Spanish Mauser, 1916 Mauser, Mauser 1916 Spanish & FR & FR...
Be aware that the 1916 Guardia Civil rifles are not the same as the FR-8; the FR-8 was built on the beefier Spanish M43 Mauser action, which is a clone of the German Mauser 98 and has a stonger receiver, a safety lug, and handles gas better.