Video—I Have This Old Gun: Boer Mauser

Curious about the rifle whose superb accuracy and maneuverability helped Boer burghers hold out almost three years against the mighty British Empire? With its charger-loaded magazine significantly cutting reload time, the Boer Mauser really melded with the burghers' fast-moving fighting style and became widely feared in their hands. For more on this historic rifle, check out this segment of "I Have This Old Gun" from a recent episode of American Rifleman TV.

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