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Old 03-04-2013, 02:22 AM   #11
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Yeah it'll be my first Mauser. But every gun I have is a mil surp, I absolutely love them. I love surplus ammo too, I personally choose it over commercial any day.

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Is this still an open forum? If so I think they are on the low end of the Milsrp line of rifles. They are cheap crude Mausers. For some one who has never owned a nice Mdl. 98 they would be acceptable.
Sure it is an open forum. That is why I think your being an @ss. I also believe that you are cheap and crude and someone that has not read your dribble may find your pompus remarks acceptable. I own some wonderful Mausers that are '94, '96, '98 actions. The Turk is still a VG rifle, maybe not quite as refined as others, but still a great platform.

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Your a smart man. That rifle will last the rest of your life if you take care of it.
They are fairly accurate and very rugged.
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I bought a 93/30 about 15 months ago. The bore looks fairly nice and the metal on the outside is about 70% but judging by the furniture it has more than served its time in the field. It's not the best looking mauser by any stretch of the imagination but I'm sure it was beautiul to those that carried it. Milsurps have a beauty of their own and were built or function and durability. It isn't a tack driver but I wouldn't hesitate to take a shot at a deer and still feel ethical about it. I paid $140 for it and 100 rounds of Turk ammo in bandoleers. If you like it and the bore is decent, buy it. The price is a little high but what isn't right now. They sell for $150-$175 in my area. There are nicer Mausers available for that price but the ammo is a plus.

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I bought a 93/30 about 15 months ago. The bore looks fairly nice and the metal on the outside is about 70% but judging by the furniture it has more than served its time in the field. It's not the best looking mauser by any stretch of the imagination but I'm sure it was beautiul to those that carried it. Milsurps have a beauty of their own and were built or function and durability. It isn't a tack driver but I wouldn't hesitate to take a shot at a deer and still feel ethical about it. I paid $140 for it and 100 rounds of Turk ammo in bandoleers. If you like it and the bore is decent, buy it. The price is a little high but what isn't right now. They sell for $150-$175 in my area.
I've found found cheaper ones online but this one is local and has ammo, by the time I pay shipping and FFL then there's a small differance.
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These rifles have bulky and often crude actions. The chambers have been recut as well as barrels. There is a reason they are so cheap. The actions often only rate a 20 on a Rockwell C test. That is a very soft steel. The head space is often over size. A Yugo-48 would be a safer purchase.

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Ain`t nothing wrong with the Turk, I have several of em..............

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20 Rockwelll? Really. You must be the purveyor of elusive information. I have NEVER heard anything disparaging the steel in a Turk Mauser. Most are true mil surp guns with the wear to prove it, but not poor quality.

I was given a Turk 98. Looked like hell on the outside, but was actually pretty good on the inside. Shoots 2-3" with the Turk ammo. Better with a mild loaded cast 175 gas check. I stripped the stock and cold blued the steel. It is a nice, cheap, but heavy shooter.

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What ever you choose to think. We tested a number of these in our shop. We have very good equipment as we do testing for the "Oil Patch".

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What ever you choose to think. We tested a number of these in our shop. We have very good equipment as we do testing for the "Oil Patch".
BS, You need a new line of work.
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Look, let us drop this your continued personal insults is going no where.

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