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Old May 5, 2013, 10:20 PM   #1
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In the process of restoring my m24/47 mauser 8mm I want to add a scope any suggestions on a scope to use and a mount if someone can point me in the direction of a diagram to mount it that would be a huge plus. As always thank you for your time y'all.
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Old May 7, 2013, 07:04 PM   #2
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Assuming you are not going to try to drill and tap the gun yourself (something I don't recommend unless you have considerable experience), you would be better to consult with a gunsmith on the mount. He should have several different types to choose from, as well as a choice of scopes.

Note that that rifle has a shorter receiver than the standard 98 Mauser, so some mount bases for the standard receiver won't work on the 24/47 or the 48.

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