Come on now Cotton? The rifleman on this forum are not "Sophisticated" gun owners? Do you read the post by AXX55 and old Robo Cop and others?
The old Mausers are interesting I have owned many of them. That said the new less expensive production arms have their edge. The old Mausers have a very long slow lock time. All modern actions budget or expensive have fast lock times.
There are so many new improved Ctgs. to choose from. The ammo has improved over the past century. Modern actions are needed to match these improvements. Some thoughts from a very unsoph$#&!!