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by todd444
Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: Other Firearms
Topic: another 93 mauser, 1898 krag sporter stock and a barrel
Replies: 0
Views: 47

another 93 mauser, 1898 krag sporter stock and a barrel

why? i just want to know why? :?: i bought at an auction a sporter 93 mauser in i think, 7x57 and i bought a 1898 spr armory sporterized stock. its less than two of ben frankilin's bills. i think(i'm doing too much of that lately) its a Venezuelan 93 mauser and its serial # is A 9XXX. it has for a c...
by todd444
Thu Apr 15, 2021 4:35 am
Forum: Other Firearms
Topic: i'm done with the 98 mauser!!!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 72

Re: i'm done with the 98 mauser!!!!!!

yep!!! right eye, left hand dominant. :D

i was lucky in my stroke, it crippled the right half of me.
by todd444
Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: Other Firearms
Topic: i'm done with the 98 mauser!!!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 72

i'm done with the 98 mauser!!!!!!

;) ;) ;) after alot of sanding, wood filler, more sanding, OOOO steel wool,minwax antique oil, rottenstone with 3 in 1 oil and johnson's paste wax on a richard's black walnut grade fancy wolverine 98 mauser stock, it is finished!!!!!! i did ok, it was first time i ever had the un-sanded stock. i lea...
by todd444
Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:28 am
Forum: Other Firearms
Topic: bought 'nother mauser
Replies: 4
Views: 151

Re: bought 'nother mauser

Hi todd444, Have fun and good luck restoring your 1908 Brazilian Mauser. BR is correct...most 1908 Brazilian Mausers have seen some hard service in the jungles of Brazil. Mine was no exception, it was a rusty wall hanger when I purchased it. However, it was my third project MILSURP and I was determ...
by todd444
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Other Firearms
Topic: bought 'nother mauser
Replies: 4
Views: 151

Re: bought 'nother mauser

you are probably right on cleaning!!!!!! not measuring it, but i think its a 24" barrel. i have a b square rear sight scope mount on the way. i think a vortex 2-7 IER scope will be good enuff. i don't want to d&t for a scope mount.
by todd444
Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Other Firearms
Topic: bought 'nother mauser
Replies: 4
Views: 151

bought 'nother mauser

i bought a sporterized Brazilian model 1908 in 7 mauser(i'll check on that). its serial # is B 74** SS. i paid around 2 Ben Franklin's for it. halfway up the barrel, i can see pits(1 - 1 1/2" wide) but not enuff to fret about. the barrel seems clean and sharp and the trigger pulls around 8 - 10 lbs(...
by todd444
Wed Mar 24, 2021 5:31 pm
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: New Krag owner. Questions & looking for parts.
Replies: 15
Views: 511

Re: New Krag owner. Questions & looking for parts.

Awesome work. I have worked only many stocks but Wood filler removal and repair is beyond me. buy an oil based filler, like famowood. you'll have to re-sand the stock but you'll love it. https://smile.amazon.com/FamoWood-36021126-Original-Wood-Filler/dp/B000RMNVTI/ref=pd_nav_hcs_rp_1?pd_rd_w=ongUf&...
by todd444
Tue Mar 23, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Truer words never spoken
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Re: Truer words never spoken

yeah, he's got a point.
by todd444
Mon Mar 22, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: European Krags
Topic: 6.5 X 55 MM Krag vs Mauser
Replies: 6
Views: 564

Re: 6.5 X 55 MM Krag vs Mauser

you know, your not helping me with my buying problems!!!!!!!!! :P :P


sweet rifle!!!!
by todd444
Thu Mar 18, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: New Krag owner. Questions & looking for parts.
Replies: 15
Views: 511

Re: New Krag owner. Questions & looking for parts.

if you notice the 1st picture, you will see a fat man with my fist. :lol: i am a stroke survivor. the right side of my body and my speech is only about 20% good. in about 8 - 9 nine years, i have(still) learned patience. i use to be one of those get the job done right and fast. it was good for the j...