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Old 09-30-2009, 01:36 AM   #11
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I just received a free one a couple summers ago (sporterized) the fella running the pawn shop dident want to mess with it and said I could have it if I'd do the paper work, Mine was built in 1900 and all #'s match i wouldent mind replacing the cut stock
I found that who ever traded the Mauser to the shop dident know how to remove the bolt and they broke the bolt stop & they dry fired it so much the fireing pin was broken, It now has a replacement fireing pin and a replacement bolt stop and its in good working order
These old mauser rifles have a pretty frail looking fireing pin which is pretty hard as compared to a Mauser model 98 like compareing a tooth pick to a bridge spike.
I'd recomend not dry fireing the 1891 at a minimum of a slip up once in a great while one may get by without damage.
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Old 09-30-2009, 04:12 AM   #12
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I Just listed this gun in "FOR SALE" section if anyone is interested. I can ship it anywhere and since its an antique NO FFL is required. PM if interested.
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