View Single Post
Old January 6, 2013, 01:40 PM   #4
PetahW
Senior Member
 
Join Date: September 19, 2008
Posts: 4,679
Quote:
Originally Posted by lordhedgwich
do then handle modern 8mm loads fine?
Lemme see, 120+ years-old metal that may have been subjected to who knows what stress since it was made, of metal nowhere near as strong as a modern steel, with an action that has virtually none of the Mauser's safety features as regards gas handling, etc ....................................

If you make it your gun - your health, your choice.

FWIW, all 8mm's weren't created equal, and neither were all 8x57's.


.
PetahW is offline  
 
Page generated in 0.05168 seconds with 7 queries