Thread: mauser rifle id
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Old March 4, 2012, 07:22 PM   #4
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If it looks like the one below, it's a Turkish rebuild of a bunch of rifles in 1954 using some WWI Gew 98's.
These have had the receiver ring shortened to make a hand guard holder.
If it's one of these, it may not be the safest rifle to shoot, due to the shortened receiver.

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