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Tips & Techniques: Installing A Short-Chambered Barrel Without A Lathe

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.

NRA Gun Of The Week: Kimber 84M Hunter Pro Desolve Blak

Watch American Rifleman staff on the range this week with a sub-6-lb. hunting rifle from Kimber America.

Rifleman Q&A: 8 mm Mauser 'Exercise' Cartridges

I would very much appreciate it if you could identify the origin and purpose of the cartridges shown in these photos. The bullets appear to be wooden, and all of the cases are primed.

New For 2022: Mauser M18 Savanna

Blaser Group announced the release of the new Mauser M18 Savanna bolt-action rifle to the American market.

Mauser: A Storied Innovator In Small Arms Design

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.

Review: Smith Manufacturing FG42 Type I

Germany’s World War II era Fallschirmjägergewehr 42 solved the full-power, machine-rifle puzzle. The Smith Manufacturing Group made replica allows us to explore this fascinating rifle in a semi-auto version.

Rifleman Q&A: Firearms Int'l Corp. Mausers?

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: From Mauser Beginnings To Global Protector

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.

Handloads: An Easy-Recoiling 8 mm Mauser

Most Americans identify it simply as the 8 mm Mauser, but it has also been referred to as 7.92x57 mm Mauser, 8x57 mm Mauser, 8x57 mm JS and 8x57 mm S.

Preview: Dayton Traister Mauser Speed Lock Kit

The Dayton Traister Mauser Speed Lock Kit allows for the conversion of standard, cock-on-close Mauser Model 93 and Swedish Model 96 rifles to cock-on-open operation.

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