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Old November 21, 1999, 12:49 AM   #1
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I have a Spanish FR8 Mauser, 18" carbine. I also have a red-dot sight. I want to mount the sight on the chamber, forward of the action, but cannot find info on proper mounts for the job. I am quite willing to remove some wood from the upper forestock to accomplish this. Anyone know which mounts I need?
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Old November 21, 1999, 05:40 AM   #2
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Isn't that rifle built on a '98 Mauser action? There are mounts that replace the rear sights and mount the scope there. B-Square makes one. I have seen "Scout Rifles" built using that mount.

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Old November 21, 1999, 08:43 AM   #3
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FF, I believe the Ashly-Clifton mount will work for you. They have a web site but I don't find the address. You could use your search engine. Brownells sells them and I do as well. Your local dealer may have them. George
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Old November 21, 1999, 10:27 PM   #4
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Thanks, folks! I appreciate the help. BTW, Jim, the rear sight on this particular Mauser is a CETME sight, built into the back of the receiver, not in the usual Mauser location. That would have been TOO easy! ;}
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