Includes the g43, k98k, 98a, 98b, gew98, kkw, insert barrel 24, and vg1 new telescopic. Ive roughly covered this but i wanted to double check before i buy, and get some help and advice. Eligible for free shipping 1 extractor enlarge image. Gewehr 98 standard german infantry rifle of world war i. Care and feeding of the mosin nagant rifles and carbines 214 page 8. All complete with straps with quick releases, and original muzzle covers. This manual was in effect when the gewehr 98, 98a, 98b, and k98k were all still being used by the german military. Mauser 98k model 48 rifle in 8mm mauser caliber this owners manual should always accompany the rifle and be transferred with it upon change of ownership.
D 1571 gewehr 3340 rifle 3340 mountain carbine this is the manual specifically for the short barreled mountain troop rifle, built with the scuff protector on the side of the stock. This mount fits a variety of mausers, including german k98 or gew 98, yugo m48, m48a or m2447, swedish m38 or m96, spanish and turkish mausers. Mauser system the rifle is composed of the following main parts. Heres a very rare accessory addon that was issued for gewehr 98 rifles between 191418. Mauser 98 792 kb deutschenglish mauser 105 465 kb deutschenglishfrancais mauser 201 352 kb deutsch mauser. An opportunity to acquire what i believe to be a karabiner 98k has recently arisen for me. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mauser designs were also exported and licensed to many countries which adopted them as military and civilian sporting firearms. The gewehr 98 abbreviated g98, gew 98 or m98 is a german bolt action mauser rifle firing cartridges from a 5 round internal cliploaded magazine that was the german service rifle from 1898 to 1935, when it was replaced by the karabiner 98k. Mauser rifles manual book takedown guide direct from gun. Owners manual for the care and use of the legendary. Collecting and shooting the military surplus rifle 2006. By simply changing the barrel and magazine and the locking head, it can be changed from a reliable roe deer rifle into an agile driven hunt rifle or a powerful big game rifle in just a matter of moments. Any other information i can provide to get some more details back. This brief pdf file by peter kuck is an excellent quick reference to the various markings and other things to look for when examining a gew98 rifle.
Based upon the same mauser protruding box magazine design as the belgian 1889 and turkish 1890 mauser rifles. Mauser bolt action shop manual m91 through m98no 8058. This is the standard infantry gewehr rifle as supplied to the german army by mauser from 1898 onwards. This manual is 5 12 by 8 12 28 pages long plus having a rear section that foldout to over 12 in length that shows a great breakdown of the major parts of the 98k. The german imperial crown is a common mark on original german parts. Front sight muzzle cover w spring loaded end cap, 98k, wwii era, new unissued.
Owners manual for the care and use of the legendary german mauser 98k of wwii in 8mm mauser caliber mauser. Fn mauser model 98 rifle and carbine operators manual fl. Mauser 98k parts identification this illustration is intended to identify all exterior component parts for easy reference as you go through this owners manual in. Consequently, it was the standard issue of the german forces all through the first world war. M98 incorporated improvements of earlier models, and entered german service as the gew. Mauser strong numbers, highest production of all firms engaged, in excess of 170,000, much of it dedicated to the turkish contract. It mostly covers the action trigger, trigger assembly and very good detail on the bolt and bolt assembly. The unit came with a cheapy scope and basic weaver mounts. This remains by far the most successful of the mauser designs, helped of course by the onset of two world wars that demanded vast numbers of rifles. German wwi gewehr 98 brown leather ammunition pouch, gew.
This manual was in effect when the gewehr 98, 98a, 98b, and. It also fits swiss k31 in conjunction with accumount steel k31 clampon mount. Poster 12x18 mauser k98 rifle manual exploded parts diagram d day. The 147 coded rifle you show appears to be a russian capture rifle tucked into a former yugoslavian renumbered stock. The arms limitation according to the versailles treaty allowed the german republic to have 21 infantry regiments, and each company had a contingent of 166 gew 98 the kar98 was not yet the standard infantry weapon. Collecting and shooting the military surplus rifle. The metal disc inlay in the stock functions as a bolt disassembly tool. The gewehr 98 is a german bolt action rifle made by mauser firing cartridges from a 5round. Mauser m03 5 mb deutsch, english, francais, espanol, mauser m12 5. I inherited a mauser gew 98 erfurt 1916, serial number 5284 from my father. Recently i pick up an older mauser 98, so i want something that gave me more detail on whats the best way to care for or ways to tinker with.
It was hence the main rifle of the german infantry during world war i. I have a 1937 gew 98 turkish mauser, i was just wanting to get a brief overview of some of these markings. German mauser gewehr 98 bolt action rifle with stripper clip and bayonet m48. The guy isnt 100% sure whether he has a gewehr 98 or a karabiner 98k but from his description of about the same length as an smle, maybe a tad shorter im going to assume for the moment that it is a kar. This action is different than the other 98 mausers i own. The mauser gewehr 98 formally as the infantry rifle model 1898 was a manually operated, magazine fed, boltaction rifle and became one of the most successful military and sport firearms ever produced numbering over 5,000,000 units. The karabiner 98 kurz carbine 98 short, often abbreviated kar98k or k98k is a boltaction rifle chambered for the 7. Made at the mauser arsenal, is one of the most famous rifles of the historic german collection. Rifle m38b rifle m38b differs from the m96 rifle only in the way that its barrel is shorter, a different rear sight is fitted and the bolthandle is turned down. Mauser bolt action shop manual m91 through m98no 8058 kuhnhausen, jerry on.
Collecting and shooting the 1891 argentine mauser history. Olson,ludwig, mauser bolt rifles 3rd edition, 1988 walter, john, the german rifle, arms and armour press london. Manufactured in germany, the modelo 1891 argentine mauser replaced the. Every post i make is made with a request for corrections. The gewehr 98 abbreviated g98, gew 98 or m98 is a german bolt action rifle made by mauser firing cartridges from a 5round internal cliploaded magazine. Their first well known rifle, the gew 98, appeared as the standard german infantry rifle in 1898 and was used through the first world war. It appears that every rifle they had was converted to 8mm including gew. Milsurps knowledge library 1916 gewehr 98 rifle mfg by. The last, although it is about the k98k the wwii variant of the 98 gewehr is still of great helpa mauser 98 is a mauser 98theres very little difference in the action. Olson,ludwig, mauser bolt rifles 3rd edition, 1988 walter, john, the german rifle. Mauser oberndorf 1904 the commercial manufacturers privately owned waffenfabrik mauser a.
My favorite rifle, and one i try to learn as much as possible about. They are what inspired for sale by triple m firearms on gunsamerica 948570046. It was the german service rifle from 1898 to 1935, when it was replaced by the karabiner 98k, a shorter weapon using the same basic design. Paul and whilhelm mauser established their reputation as german gun makers through the early 20th century.
Dwm ended early in 1918, generally moves gewehr98 production to its subsidiary, oberspree, who made roughly 30,000 rifles in 1918. Het mauser gewehr 98 afgekort g98 was een duits infanteriegeweer dat vanaf 1898 tot 1945 door een aantal duitse fabrieken werd geproduceerd. This owners manual should always accompany the rifle and be transferred with it upon change of ownership. By sword and musket 1916 ww1 gew98 by mauser, oberndorf. Other information comes from a wwi german manual, v.
Eventually in 1898 the german army also purchased a mauser design, the model 98. Turkish gew 98 mauser rifleright side of receiver stamped cai 8mm turkey. This and much more awaits you on a journey through our mauser complete catalog. This is somewhat incorrect as it does not indicate that model 1938 was an official turk designation. Estorffs unser infan teriedienst and another old german bgs manual. We have parts, accessories and schematics for your firearm needs. The 1920 is the mark that indicates this is one of the rifles officially taken over by the reichswehr. German manuals for rifles and pistols translated to english. The obvious purpose of the action mud cover was to prevent mud from entering the action and breech area, yet be quickly swung out of the way so the soldier could fire his rifle with it still mounted. I want to add the dovetailed adjustable rear mount as i can get the scope far enough adjusted to the left and as such it wont even hit paper. It suggests that the ig88 and g98 were converted to 8mm which is incorrect.
German rifle and pistol manuals german manuals in english. The mauser 98k model m48 is a shoulder mounted, trigger actuated, striker fired. Based on the success of the mauser gewehr 98 long rifle gew 98, adopted by the german army in 1898 and used throughout world war i, there was a demand for a shorter version that could be used by cavalry and stormtroop units. Their line of boltaction rifles and semiautomatic pistols has been produced since the 1870s for the german armed forces. By simply changing the barrel and magazine and the locking head, it can be changed from a reliable roe deer rifle into an agile driven hunt rifle or a powerful big game rifle in. The karabiner 98k was a controlledfeed boltaction rifle based on the mauser m 98 system. Hoosier gun works, dealing in mauser parts, 100,000 gun parts, 1200 gun stocks, 4000 magazines, 150 barrels. What you have there is a gew 98 converted to a k98k spec rifle, with the turned down bolt handle, tangent rear sight replaced by mauser s42g, barrel cut down to k98k length, and a front sight ring punched in the front to replace the original brazedon front sight post. One is 1915 danzig arsenal other is 1917 spandau arsenal.1214 1313 271 423 1402 1354 871 975 66 498 1209 71 461 1212 1037 503 180 108 111 1260 176 1366 1090 239 198 3 886 1157 771 679 424 262 187 865 817 1549 152 26 430 8 1069 432 452 1424 100 841