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POTD – Mauser HSc

While at The Cody Firearms Museum, I took this picture of a Mauser HSc.  I can only assume this was a WWII German gun that ended up in the Winchester Reference Collection. I also believe Mauser made these after the war as well.  Not something we would realistically pick up for the reference collection since nobody ever really runs into …

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SHS 16: Sporterized Mauser BYF(43)

On this episode of the Second Hand Showcase, we are looking at something that, while today is not popular, was very common from the 1940’s up until the late 1980’s: taking a very common military surplus rifle and using it as a donor rifle to sporterize.  These days, “Sporterize” is a loaded term. So perhaps we should replace it with …

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Yugo Mauser Pics In The Snow

I have kind of been on Freeze about him taking more pictures of our projects and sharing them with readers. He’s always got some project, drill, or fiddle-factor thing going on. But he doesn’t generally take pictures. But…he still has the Yugo K98 checked out of the armory and, perish the thought, decided to take a few pictures! Marky www.john1911.com …