Gunsmithing is working through problems. Here’s a problem and solution I had when modifying a magazine for a customer’s Mauser rifle.
by A.L. Cavanaugh
This problem actually started about 15 years ago when a customer gave me a nice M98 Deutsche-Waffen Munitions 1908 Mauser receiver that he had tried to open up the feed rails to chamber the rifle in a cartridge with a larger case. Honest, it wasn’t me!
I finally came up with and answer to this problem after a few years and after many more years I finally completed it. You see, I have to admit that I am a procrastinator. It took me six months to get around to finally writing this article. OK, you get the idea. Now back to business.
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