Installing a short-chambered barrel yourself might be the best financial option for that tired old Remington Model 700. Start by following these simple steps.
Watch American Rifleman staff on the range this week with a sub-6-lb. hunting rifle from Kimber America.
Mauser’s a storied name in firearm lore. Perhaps more than any of its creations, the Model 1898—with its staggered magazine and controlled round feed—permanently cemented the firm in small arms history. It was years ahead of other designs, issued to German troops during World Wars I and II and is made to this today.
I purchased two Belgian-made FN Mauser actions many years ago. They have consecutive serial numbers. I have been unable to ascertain even an approximate date of manufacture. The importer at the time was “Firearms International Corp.” When were they made?
Heckler & Koch has operations in Germany, the United Kingdom, France and the United States. A recently expanded, state-of-the-art factory is located in Columbus, Ga.