The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Hide > The Art of the Rifle: General

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old December 11, 2011, 09:09 PM   #1
ronniedehart
Junior Member
 
Join Date: December 11, 2011
Posts: 1
seeking info on a Mauser K98

I'm a newby to this site. I am looking for information on identifying a Mauser K98 rifle I own. Any direction as to where/how to find the right place on here to ask questions would be greatly appreciated. I also have pics...anxious awaiting a reply...Thanks: ronnie
ronniedehart is offline  
Old December 11, 2011, 11:47 PM   #2
thedaddycat
Senior Member
 
Join Date: September 25, 2011
Posts: 388
There must be some kind of markings on it somewhere. Is it an old military rifle? Any crest on the receiver ring? Nazi eagle proof stamp? Pics would be a huge help...
thedaddycat is offline  
Old December 12, 2011, 12:59 AM   #3
madokie
Member
 
Join Date: June 17, 2009
Posts: 21
markings

look all over reciever for markings and write them down,also look on bolt handle for any marking at all,when new part of reviever serial number was stamped on bolt handle, most now are mismatched,but some bolt handles have year stamped,hope its not a 1944 or 1945, weak steel, the russians pushed the germans back,and they lost supply of nickel ,mangenese,and tungsten and others needed to make high grade steel.
__________________
IF YOU CANT FIND ANYTHING WORTH DYING FOR IN THIS WORLD YOU AREN'T FIT TO LIVE!!-----They can have my hotrod when al gores thuggs pry my cold dead hands off the steering wheel!!!
madokie is offline  
Old December 12, 2011, 04:19 AM   #4
Scorch
Senior Member
 
Join Date: February 13, 2006
Location: Washington state
Posts: 11,450
First, ask what you want to know.
Second, pictures help.
Third, and last, participate in the ensuing discussion.
__________________
Never try to educate someone who resists knowledge at all costs.
But what do I know?
Summit Arms Services
Taylor Machine
Scorch is offline  
Old December 12, 2011, 07:08 AM   #5
madcratebuilder
Senior Member
 
Join Date: November 2, 2007
Location: Northern Orygun
Posts: 4,868
Try

http://www.surplusrifleforum.com/index.php

http://forums.gunboards.com/index.php


Both forums have German Mauser sections with a good amount of traffic.

Good clear photos of the roll marks well aid in IDing the rifle.
madcratebuilder is offline  
Old December 12, 2011, 06:49 PM   #6
Steve in PA
Senior Member
 
Join Date: October 14, 1999
Location: Northeastern PA
Posts: 603
You should also check out this page

http://k98kpage.yuku.com/
__________________
Steve
Steve in PA is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:15 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2014 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.07295 seconds with 9 queries