New 8mm Mauser

Discussion in 'Rifles' started by stanjones, Oct 6, 2013.

  1. stanjones

    stanjones Member

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    I picked up this Custom 8mm Mauser Rifle today. Going to try to get out and shoot it tomorrow. Pretty excited. Iwill post an update after I go shoot it.

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  2. txbikerman

    txbikerman TGT Addict

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    nice looking rifle
     
  3. stanjones

    stanjones Member

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    Thanks ! I'm not sure what to expect from an 8mm round. It's a big heavy bullet.
     
  4. benenglish

    benenglish Lifetime Supporter Staff Member Moderator Lifetime Member

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  5. Dawico

    Dawico TGT Addict

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    My uncle uses an 8mm for all his deer hunting and loves it. Good ammo is hard to find and expensive though. I load for him for less than half what factory hunting rounds cost.
     
  6. ArmyZach

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    Cool rifle. That's a lot of barrel! The spiral fluting looks good.
     
  7. ROGER4314

    ROGER4314 Been Called "Flash" Since I Was A Kid!

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    I don't recognize the action. What is it based upon? Nice looking rifle!
    OH....the 8mm Mauser round is a very powerful cartridge! The original Mauser rifles had a 300 meter zero. They were expected to reach WAY out there!

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  8. stanjones

    stanjones Member

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    lol...yes, its a bit ridiculous. Its also heavy as hell. But I like ridiculous guns :)
     
  9. stanjones

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    Nice! I am looking to get "out there" a bit...Im sure the gun is much more capable than me! haha! Now if I can just find some ammo locally I will be good to go!
     
  10. robertc1024

    robertc1024 Not That Guy TGT Supporter

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    Dang - that thing looks very nice. 8mm - whew, that's a load.
     


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