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    Unknown mauser action

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    Unknown mauser action

    Hahah I'll take it, not sure how true it would be though. Friend of mine went around a took a snap of the bolt face in the receiver and measured with a ruler for me. Receiver front ring length roughly 42mm or 1 5/8" Width 35mm( 1 11/32" ) Threaded section from where the barrel contacts 16mm( 5/8" )
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    Unknown mauser action

    Thanks very much for the info I'll check out the thread and post up a couple of better photos, 404 nice choice Von Gruff I'm hoping this one is decent enough as I would like to build a 9.3x64 with it but haven't measured anything yet.
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    Unknown mauser action

    Thanks mdwest the extractor claw is flattened rather than bent and appears rather weak, i couldn't find any proofing or other marks that would help to identify sorry. Serial number is preceeded by an f
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    Unknown mauser action

    There are no markings like any of the German or Swedish mausers nor the vz24 that I have
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    Unknown mauser action

    G'day all hopping the brains trust can help with the identity of a mauser action that recently came to me, previous owner thought it was an FN action. Any help would be appreciated. No markings on the barrel end of receiver. Looks like a .30 on the rear.
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    G’day from OZ

    G'day and welcome from Qld
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    That is gold, would of been a laugh to see the expression change from expected pleasure to what the bloody he## is that
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    A nice spreading of butter and Vegemite on toast, tip top
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    Some rifles I have stocked or built

    Some lovely work mate, I would like to have a go at making a fitted stock for myself one day but so far I have only refinished two. Cheers for taking the effort to put all this together for us.
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    375 rifle options

    I thought your post was well put together and very informative. It has helped me as I just purchased an unfired cz 550 in 93x62 and now have an idea of where to look for any action smoothing that may be required so thank you for taking time to share the information.
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    Biltong advice

    I add apple cider vinegar with worcestshire sauce and a little honey, let soak at least 2 Hours and add any spices
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    Epic M98 build photo heavy

    Lovely work
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    Blaser vs Rigby

    If I could afford to get a blaser I would simply for the ease of transport with different calibre barrels on one action/stock set even if I think a classic bolt action rigby or mauser is more aesthetically pleasing. For now though I'll stick with my sako and old military mausers.
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    The Difference Between An Agreeable & A Difficult Client From A Professional Hunter Perspective...

    Ivw that was a thrilling read thanks for taking the time too share it with us
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    He was lucky the first time...

    Water rats perform the same trick also, at least in my area
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    He was lucky the first time...

    I remeber seeing a bloke in the territory that cooks them up but I can't remeber his name. He used the back legs.
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    London gun rooms

    Thank you for sharing your visit, I would love too see these places one day.
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    Straight vs Hogback Butt stock on a Double Rifle

    I am not as well versed with large caliber rifles as most on here but I tend to find the Bavarian style stocks more to my liking, they seem to feel nicer, come up faster with instinctual sight alignment for offhand, kneeling or sitting positions while the American style stock seems to work...
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    Getting swift bullets in Australia

    Dropped into the gun shop I stop at sometimes and they have a small selection of swift projectiles, I only looked at .308 and .375 but they had others also, I will have a look again in 3-4 weeks when I travel back through. I'm in Qld
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    WIN a FREE Buffalo Skinner Knife By Von Gruff in a Random Drawing

    Congratulations @ActionBob enjoy the new tool. Good on you @Von Gruff for the generous giveaway
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    "Camels are easy to kill"

    I have eaten camel on 6 occasions and find it to be very nice, bit leaner than beef though so take that into account if cooking as steaks.
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    NAMIBIA: Namibia's "Khomas Highland Hunting Safaris"

    Thanks for the review, I enjoyed it immensely with the detail that you call ramblings. I find this style of writing is most enjoyable. Cheers bushy
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    Hunting Knife Pictures

    Here are my sticking knives, fdick use to get used all the time and the kizlayar is a spare This is a blade I made/modified for skinning and processing
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    Thanks everyone one. I'm already learning quite a lot from this forum about going on a safari from working out my budget to caliber choice (my .308) and gear to bring. Loving it cheers Ah Bushy
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    Thanks for the warm welcome everyone. After reading through some of the threads this seems like a genuine respectful forum, a welcome change from the normal so very glad to be here. Cheers bushy
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    G'day all just found this place and have had an interest in one day getting to Africa after seeing ghost in the darkness and later reading the story by col Patterson. Look forward too learning off everyone here and maybe sharing some of my limited knowledge. Look forward to many discussions...