Oct 6, 2019 - Explore Keith Jarrett's board "MAUSER", followed by 162 people on Pinterest. Adding the ZF411 to the rifle turned the Karabiner 98k essentially into an early somewhat big and heavy scout rifle, though that concept did not exist at that time. The Mauser Karabiner 98k rifle was widely used by all branches of the armed forces of Germany during World War II. h046671 mauser wrench. It had less serial numbered parts, a phosphate metal surface finish, and a hole at the bottom end of the butt plate that replaced the stock disk. One of the most important purchases was a secret January 14, 1948, $12,280,000 worth contract with Czechoslovak Government including 4,500 P-18 rifles, as well as 50,400,000 rounds of ammunition. Sellier & Bellot 196gr 8mm Mauser $25 at Sportsman's Guide. [21], Experimental versions of the Karabiner 98k intended for the German paratroopers that could be transported in shortened modes were produced. Get the latest news and reviews from Gundigest.com. In Portugal, a large quantity of Karabiner 98k rifles made by Mauser Werke were adopted as the Espingarda 7,92 mm m/937 Mauser infantry rifle. In addition to this, if the refurbishment took place after 1950, the marking "/48" was added to the "Mod. Its design was the pinnacle of military bolt-action rifle development, used in thousands of conflicts across the world. The widespread availability of surplus Mauser 98k rifles and the fact that these rifles could, with relative ease, be adapted for hunting and other sport purposes made the Mauser 98k popular amongst civilian riflemen. Want to stretch your 98K’s legs or just punch paper for the afternoon? The refurbished Prеduzeće 44 Karabiner 98k rifles were still being used in the Yugoslav Wars of the 1990s. Even a low velocity, compression of the malleable core ensures the bullet expands to create wound channels that put game down. $45.00. WW2 German 98k k98 Mauser Rifle 8mm Ammo Black Leather Belt Pouch Carrier v465. The Vietnam War would become another example with Soviet-capture Mauser Karabiner 98k rifles being provided to North Vietnam by the USSR as military aid. The 8mm Mauser is the noted exception, starting with its popular name. At some point, Israel converted all other Mauser 98-pattern rifles in their inventory (most commonly Czechoslovak vz. Sellier & Bellot has you covered with its 196-grain FMJ (.509 BC, 2,550 fps MV). After 1940 some stocks had a cupped buttplate to prevent the separation of the butt stock. The Karabiner 98k therefore continues to appear in conflicts across the world as they are taken out of storage during times of strife. The new manufacture Kar 98ks equipped some French units that used them in Indochina for a limited time. I’ll let Pinsky explain: “The ‘J’ in the name stands for ‘Infanterie.’ The ‘J’ is due to a mistake resulting from the previous use of gothic letters in Germany and has no significance regarding bullet size.” Font confusion early on stuck in some parts, not in others. Search the Guns.com database to shop for guns, ammo, mags, optics and more. From 1937 onwards the rifles had laminated stocks, the result of trials that had stretched through the 1930s. Kreigsmodel and a rare code collectable, all matching 98K. This adds Mauser 98K rifle to ArmA2. Elwood Shelton is an online content developer for Gun Digest. Operation Denver After Action Report, 1966, "Guerra y armas en Ifni-Sáhara (1957-1958)", https://silahreport.com/2019/12/26/operation-balak-the-idfs-star-of-david-on-nazi-rifles/, "Images of Israeli use of rifle grenades from 1956 onwards", DER SPIEGEL 38/1995 Seite 16a vom 18. [47] Some were rebuilt from Gewehr 98 or Republican wz. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Safe to say, it has time-tested writ large on its resume. When German hunters after World War II were allowed again to own and hunt with full bore rifles they generally started to "rearm" themselves with the then abundant and cheap former Wehrmacht service rifles. The Korean War would not be the only conflict where Soviet-capture Kar98k rifles and WWII German small arms were provided to the allies of the Soviet Union. You see there is more than one bullet diameter for the 8mm Mauser and style of case. [56], Many Third World nations still have Karabiner 98k rifles in their arsenals and it will most likely be encountered in regional conflicts for many years to come. They were however also found to be unsatisfactory and were soon withdrawn from service, and sold off after WW II.[34]. What Power Shok lacks in bells and whistles it more than makes up for in performance. The German Zeiss Zielvier 4× (ZF39) telescopic sight had bullet drop compensation in 50 m (55 yd) increments for ranges from 100 to 800 m (109 to 875 yd) or in some variations from 100 to 1,000 m (109 to 1,094 yd). Furthermore, given the Teutons propensity for break-action drillings and double rifles, the 8mm Mauser comes in both rimless and rimmed flavors. What’s not debatable, is the design’s superior mechanical lock-up between jacket and core compared to most other cup-and-core bullets. Until early 1940 the stocks had a flat buttplate. This change made it easier to rapidly operate the bolt, reduced the amount the handle projected beyond the receiver, and enabled mounting of aiming optics directly above the receiver. This weapon was the 3rd carbine version of the WW1 Mauser rifle, the Mauser Gewehr 98 or G98. The new rifle was given the designation Karabiner 98 kurz, meaning "Carbine 98 Short". While the Gewehr 98 , as the rifle was called in German service, was more than adequate for the purpose it was intended, early on (c. 1908) a shorter version of the Gew 98 was adopted. The .30-caliber outperforms the 8mm in most ways, so it’s understandable. Great article on an unappreciated round. But this ammo is same as used to get. The stuff is tough as nails to boot. A hunting variant of the Yugoslavian M48 is still produced by Zastava Arms, it is designated as the Zastava Arms M70 Bolt Action Rifle now. Sellier & Bellot FMJ. It’s also common as Kentucky bluegrass. Many of the liberated European countries continued production of rifles similar to the Karabiner 98k, for example Fabrique Nationale (FN) in Belgium[43] and Česká Zbrojovka (CZ) in Czechoslovakia produced both their proprietary older models and brand new Karabiner 98k rifles, many of which were assembled from leftover German parts or using captured machinery. I own a lot of rifles chambered in this caliber and nearly every big box sporting goods store carries it. In 1942, an attachable rifle grenade launcher called the Gewehrgranatengerät or Schiessbecher ("shooting cup") was introduced that was developed based on rifle grenade launcher models designed during World War I. From 1948 to 1965, Yugoslavian Zastava Arms produced a close copy of the Karabiner 98k imported between the wars from Fabrique Nationale called the Model 1948, which differed from the German rifle in that it had the shorter bolt-action of the Yugoslav M1924 series of rifles (not to be confused with the widely distributed Czech Vz 24, which had a standard length action), a thicker barrel profile (Yugoslavia had low chromium iron ore deposits, so they could not produce steel as hardened as the Krupp or Swedish steel used in other variants, and made up for it in adding extra material),[citation needed] and a rear sight enclosed in the wooden hand guard (the German-style hand guard began in front of the rear sight, unlike e.g. 8MM MAUSER … [58] In 1911 John Rigby & Co. introduced the .416 Rigby cartridge that due to its dimensions could only be used in the M 98 magnum action. It saw action in every theatre of war involving German forces, including occupied Europe, North Africa, the Soviet Union, Finland, and Norway. The rifle grenade-propelling cartridges fired a wooden projectile through the barrel to the rifle grenade that, upon impact, automatically primed the rifle grenade. While the Americans had standardized a semi-automatic rifle in 1936 (the M1 Garand), the Germans maintained these bolt-action rifles due to their tactical doctrine of basing a squad's firepower on the general-purpose machine gun in the light machine gun role so that the role of the rifleman was largely to carry ammunition and provide covering fire for the machine gunners. The SG 42 was issued in small numbers. Throughout the design's history, standard sized and enlarged versions of the Mauser M 98 system have been produced for the civil market. [41] Later, during the Cyprus Emergency, the Cypriot EOKA smuggled several dozens of these rifles from Greece.[42]. Sigh. [49], A number of non-European nations used the Mauser Karabiner 98k rifle as well as a few guerrilla organizations in conflicts to establish new nation-states. [38] These rifles were also used by West German border guards.[39]. Hornady’s 8mm Mauser match ammunition just misses this mark, but not by much. more info Quick view Add to Cart. The Mauser-type action is widely held to be the pinnacle of bolt-action rifle design, and the vast majority of modern weapons of this type, both military and civilian, are still based on it to this day. The 1903 pattern 7.92×57mm Mauser S Patrone produced excessive muzzle flash when fired from arms that did not have a long barrel like the Gewehr 98. The original receiver markings of these conversions were not altered, making it easy for collectors to identify their origin. The use of the HUB-23 suppressor and subsonic ammunition resulted in a sound signature reduction by 75%. eval(ez_write_tag([[728,90],'gundigest_com-box-4','ezslot_5',104,'0','0']));IS? Use our Ballistics Chart to view your 8mm Ammo specifics. Given these traits, especially with the weight Winchester loads its 8mm Mauser ammo, it’s probably not appropriate for larger North American game. Although supplemented by semi- and fully automatic rifles during World War II, it remained the primary German service rifle until the end of the war in 1945. Thus, the Wehrmacht outfitted its sharp-shooters with ammunition that could go the distance—a 198-grain load topped with a bullet with an impressive .593 ballistic coefficient. $1,299.99. By the end of the war in 1945, more than 100,000 Zf41 sights had been produced, the largest production of German optical sights during the war. During World War II, the Soviet Union captured millions of Mauser Karabiner 98k rifles and re-furbished them in various arms factories in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Numbers were re-stamped to match the receiver and old numbers barred out. The time has come for the original to be manufactured at home: at MAUSER. For instance, between 1950 and 1952, an hybrid of Kar 98k and Vz 24 was produced by Zbrojovka Brno for Bolivia, as Fusil Modelo Boliviano Serie B-50.[44]. Any 8mm Mauser ammo with an “S” features a .323 caliber bullet. The Soviet arsenals made no effort to match the rifle's original parts by serial number when reassembling them, and some metal parts (the cleaning rod, sight hood, and locking screws) were omitted after rebuilding, and instead were melted down and recycled, presumably with the other parts that weren't suitable for re-use. The kind that will run in a turn bolt with the most common bullet diameter. Installation: We always recomment to use modfolders. Reloadable brass case, non-corrosive, FMJ projectile, 10 boxes per case But having it at hand does provide a heap of confidence. The thumbnail on diameter, the Germans tweaked the original .318 to .323 in the early 20th Century. The actions had the German markings removed, were refinished in gray phosphate, and new serial numbers and proof marks applied. STAND-ALONE mod pack by courtesy of NordicRunes - It creates a separate set of Hunting rifle mods that change it to Mauser K98 rifle. [27] They were later used during the Portuguese Colonial War. These cadet rifles were used by all German military, paramilitary and police organizations, especially the Hitler Youth. Those who know Nolser know the tale. Unfortunately it’s in their small-batch Nosler Custom line. Many, though not all, Israeli-used German surplus Mauser Karabiner 98k rifles have had their Nazi Waffenamt markings and emblems stamped over with Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Hebrew arsenal markings. eBay item number: 184500152636. [8] Plywood laminates are stronger and resisted warping better than the conventional one-piece patterns, did not require lengthy maturing, and were cheaper. Both the Soviet-capture Kar98k rifle and the Chinese Type Zhongzheng rifle were used extensively by the People's Volunteer Army throughout the course of the Korean War. Towards the end of the war, it was intended to phase out the Karabiner 98k in favour of the StG 44, which fired the 7.92×33mm Kurz intermediate rifle round that was more powerful than the pistol cartridges of submachine guns, but that could be used like a submachine gun in close-quarters and urban fighting. The advantage of the general purpose machine gun concept was that it added greatly to the overall volume of fire that could be put out by a squad-sized unit. Any 8mm Mauser ammo with an “S” features a .323 caliber bullet. WW2 German 98k k98 Mauser Rifle 8mm Ammo Black Leather Belt Pouch Carrier v465. [51] The Israeli bayonets were a mix of converted German production and domestically produced examples. Just like its predecessor, the rifle was noted for its reliability, great accuracy and an effective range of up to 500 metres (550 yd) with iron sights and 1,000 metres (1,090 yd) with an 8× telescopic sight. This ergonomic problem was solved by mounting the telescopic sight relatively high above the receiver and sometimes modifying or replacing the safety operating lever or using an offset mounting to position the telescopic sight axis to the left side in relation to the receiver center axis. $27.07. The laminated stocks were, due to their dense composite structure, somewhat heavier compared to one-piece stocks. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail. 1908 Brazilian Mauser; 71/84 Mauser; 98K Mauser; Argentine 1891; Dumoulin Mauser 98; Misc. Except, maybe, the 8mm Mauser. Mauser Parts; MK10 Mauser; Swedish 1894 Mauser; Swedish M96; Swedish Mauser; Turkish Mauser; ... M98 Mauser Ammo Pouches, Original. Many were acquired under Operation Balak.[50]. The 30 mm Schiessbecher cup-type rifle grenade launcher could be mounted on any Karabiner 98k and was intended to replace all previous rifle grenade launcher models. Chances are you don’t need a premium bullet to fill your whitetail tag—or mule deer tag for that matter. During the Greek Civil War, the Greek pro-communist factions were equipped with large numbers of Kar 98k rifles, captured from the Germans or supplied by Yugoslavia. Wejdź i znajdź to, czego szukasz! This offering is for one of our German K98 Mauser Leather Ammo pouches.Like the ones pictured, all are in good looking used condition. Starting from 1941, the short 1.5× Zielfernrohr 41 (ZF41) long eye relief telescopic sight was fitted over the rear iron sight element to some Karabiner 98k rifles for designated marksman use. I think there’s a bit of transposition under the ‘Shaking the Letters out’, surely JS does not equal .232- Thanks again for article! The IDF employed a 22 mm rifle grenade adapter for the Mauser K98k rifle.[53]. The ZF41 was in fact the first attempt to provide the ordinary infantryman with a rifle capable of being used for sharpshooting. At times and places the 8mm Mauser has been known as the: eval(ez_write_tag([[728,90],'gundigest_com-banner-1','ezslot_2',160,'0','0']));Even its modern designations make things clear as barrel fouling. Both are still made. It’s not quite as ballistically adept as Hornady’s 8mm Mauser ammo. The metal parts of the rifle were blued, a process in which steel is partially protected against rust by a layer of magnetite (Fe3O4). This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Karabiner 98k sniper rifles had an effective range of up to 1,000 m (1,094 yd) when used by a skilled sniper. These rifles, referred to by collectors as RC ("Russian Capture") Mausers, can be identified by an "X" stamp on the left side of the receiver. [52] The Israeli Mauser Karabiner 98k rifles that were converted have "7.62" engraved on the rifle receiver. Sellier & Bellot has you covered with its 196-grain FMJ (.509 BC, 2,550 fps MV). The Karabiner 98k was derived from earlier rifles, namely the Mauser Standardmodell of 1924 and the Karabiner 98b, which in turn had both been developed from the Gewehr 98. They just wouldn’t penetrate. Original German WWII 98k K98k Rifle Cleaning Kit Deluxe- Marked G.Appel, Dated 1938 From $49.95 VIEW DETAILS The Mauser Karabiner 98k rifle remains popular among many rifle shooters and military rifle collectors due to the rifle's historical background, as well as the availability of both new and surplus 7.92×57mm IS ammunition. As with no other rifle in our history, the Mauser 98 action defines the core value of the MAUSER brand and fires our mission to build guns that never let their owners down. Loaded for a 2,500 fps muzzle velocity and boasting a respectable .525 BC boattail hollow-point, the stuff can reach out to the limits of the caliber and print small. Each rifle was furnished with a short length of cleaning rod, fitted through the bayonet stud. These codes were originally prefixed with "S/" and suffixed with "K" for 1934 or "G" for 1935. C $34.66. The sight line of early productions rifles have the ranging scale copied at the bottom of the tangent aiming element for setting the range whilst lying down. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for 8mm 5 Round Stripper Clips for Mauser K98 K98K 98K M48 M24 10CT at Amazon.com. Lucky for the American shooters, the Serbian gun fodder is generally affordable, accessible and features interesting engineering twists. Or 1958?. There a concoction of Wilhelm Brenneke, German firearms and ammunition inventor, whose company still bears his name. The maximum effective range of a Karbiner 98k with a HUB-23 mounted and firing special subsonic Nahpatrone ("near cartridge") reduced load ammunition with a muzzle velocity of 220 m/s (722 ft/s) was 300 m (330 yd). It expands like the dickens and dumps a ton of energy quickly, too. WWII? RARE, EARLY WWII German Death Card, Scarce Uniform, Party Member, Kradschutzen. It was found that the s.S. Patrone, originally designed for long range machine gun use, produced less muzzle flash out of rifles that had a shorter barrel and also provided better accuracy. No sir. Its magazine had only half the capacity of Great Britain's Lee–Enfield series rifles, but being internal, it made the weapon more comfortable to carry at its point of balance. The Karabiner 98k is a controlled-feed bolt-action rifle based on the Mauser M98 system. ... Nice POSTER Of The German Nazi K98 98K Mauser Rifle manual training LQQK BUY NOW. [3] From 1939 onwards the post front sight was hooded to reduce glare under unfavourable light conditions and add protection for the post. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. The Karabiner 98k rifle was used by the reserve branches of the IDF well into the 1960s and 1970s and saw action in the hands of various support and line-of-communications troops during the 1967 Six-Day War and the 1973 Arab-Israeli War. Want to stretch your 98K’s legs or just punch paper for the afternoon? Besides conversions of original Karabiner 98k rifles other sporter variants made by a number of manufacturers such as FN Herstal, Zastava, Santa Barbara (Spain) and many others have been available at various times in a wide variety of chamberings, but most are large-bore hunting calibres. There are a number of photographs taken during the war in Bosnia, showing combatants and snipers using Yugoslavian-made Mauser rifles from high-rise buildings in the Bosnian city of Sarajevo. From the collections of the, Law, Richard D., "Backbone of the Wehrmacht, Collector Grade Publications, Ontario, 1993, pp. The Israeli Karabiner 98k utilized the same bayonet design as in German service, with a barrel ring added. 2. Many of the liberated European countries continued production of rifles similar to the Karabiner 98k, for example Fabrique Nationale (FN) in Belgium and Česká Zbrojovka (CZ) in Czechoslovakia produced both their proprietary older models and brand new Karabiner 98k rifles, many of which were assembled from leftover German parts or using captured machinery. The joined rods from 3 rifles provided one full-length cleaning rod. [16] Non-critical parts like the stock were finished to lower standards and metal parts like the nose cap, barrel band, floor plate and trigger guard (lacking the small locking screw provision) had become simplified stamped parts that were less elaborately mounted to the rifle. Russian Capture Karabiner 98ks were exported to the West in large numbers in the early and mid-2000s. The rifle grenade launcher could be used against infantry, fortifications and light armored vehicles up to a range of 280 m (306 yd). None more so than one of its predominant hunting bullets. And 8mm Mauser fodder hasn’t been immune. (You might know their shotgun shells.). Early Karabiner 98k rifles had solid one-piece stocks. It was designated as a carbine (Karabiner) but it was in actuality a short rifle. All parts match and the rifle functions beautifully. Because of this the S Patrone was phased out in 1933 and the s.S. Patrone became the standard German service ball cartridge in the 1930s.[6][7]. The idea is the kind-of-sort-of semi-wadcutter design cuts a sharp edge in whatever it passes through—meat or paper. Marked 1938? After the devolpment of a field replaceble mount the ZF41 sights were issued to be mounted on random Karabiner 98 k rifles by field armorers. Production of the StG 44, being a late-war weapon, was never sufficient to meet demand and did not come near to the 1,500,000 ordered nor the 4,000,000 planned.[26]. These rifles are readily identifiable as the German factory code markings have been scrubbed from the receiver and replaced with the Yugoslavian communist crest and the marking "Preduzeće 44" on the receiver's ring. The naming confusion doesn’t stop there. [32] Accordingly, the Karabiner 98ks were rechambered in Sweden for the 8×63mm patron m/32 and the internal box magazine of the M 98 system was adapted to match the dimensionally larger 8×63mm patron m/32 cartridge, reducing the capacity to 4 rounds and accepted into service as pansarvärnsgevär m/40. Free shipping . America's Ultimate Shooting Sports Discounter Many of these rifles (along with the Mosin–Nagant rifle) served in conflicts after World War II. For this specialized type of hunting, where absolute reliability of the rifle under adverse conditions is very important, the controlled-feed M 98 system remains the standard by which other action designs are judged. The Spanish M43, produced in A Coruña from 1944 to 1958,[45] was a variant of the 98k with a straight bolt handle, a front sight guard and a handle groove in the front stock much like the earlier Reichspostgewehr. Federal 170gr Power Shok 8mm Mauser at Palmetto State Armory, So, let’s talk about those bullets. [9] In addition to the use of walnut and beech laminate, elm was used in small quantities. 1. It is graduated for 7.92×57mm Mauser s.S. Patrone cartridges loaded with 12.8 g (197 gr) s.S. (schweres Spitzgeschoß – "heavy pointed bullet") ball bullets from 100 to 2,000 m (109 to 2,187 yd) in 100 m (109 yd) increments. The standard Karabiner 98k was too long to be carried in a parachute drop. Instead two emergency gas relief holes were drilled and the bolt guide was omitted from the bolt body. Even so, the Mauser had enough allure it developed a respectable and enduring following stateside.eval(ez_write_tag([[728,90],'gundigest_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_4',128,'0','0'])); More frontal area on its bullets than .30-calibers, the 8mm hits like a bone-rubbed hickory stick. [5], The desire for adopting new shorter barreled rifles and the introduction of the Karabiner 98k, featuring a 600 mm (23.62 in) long barrel, were reasons for changing the standard German service ball rifle cartridge. 308–9, Law, Richard D., "Backbone of the Wehrmacht, Collector Grade Publications, Ontario, 1993, p. 310, Law, Richard D., "Backbone of the Wehrmacht, Collector Grade Publications, Ontario, 1993, p. 320, "Mauser Bolt Rifles by Ludwig Olsen, 3rd edition, F. 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[33] A muzzle brake was installed to reduce the excessive free recoil, and the resulting weapon was designated gevär m/40 in Swedish service. The FN-made Karabiner 98k rifles with the IDF markings and emblem on the rifle were produced and sold to Israel after it established itself as an independent nation in 1948. is a rimless bottlenecked rifle cartridge. Running a copper partition two-thirds of the way through the lead core of a soft-point bullet, Nosler concocted what many consider the ultimate hunting projectile. If you own a drillings rifle, sorry, this isn’t the article for you. [46] It was chambered in 7.92×57mm Mauser calibre. Though most Karabiner 98k rifles went to the German armed forces, the weapon was sold abroad in the years prior to World War II. more info Quick view. 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