"sporterized" mauser

Discussion in 'Technical Questions & Information' started by Curtis R, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. Curtis R

    Curtis R New Member

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    Jan 25, 2012
    N.C.
    Hello all. I'm new to this and typing. hope you all can help.
    I have a Spanish 1953 LaCoruna 7.92 mm 8mm mauser that has been "sporterized" and was wondering if there was a website i could go to that sells stocks and hardware to make it more origanal. Also i need a website or a place in North Carolina,around Burlington, to buy ammo. thanks for the time. If i knew more about how i would post pics.:confused:
     
  2. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

    Aug 1, 2009
    Ohio NRA Member
    Welcom to the forum Cutis R! Congrats with your Mauser and you bring up some great questions that I cant answer right away, as I just accuired a sporterized one chambered in .30-o6. To post a few pics, on top, click on the attachment (paperclip button) and try that....I'd like to have a look at yours!
    Ive posted a few pics of mine in this same forum/topic.
     

  3. Ken W

    Ken W Member

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    Jan 9, 2011
    Asheville, NC
    I hope you have better luck restoring yours than I did mine. It all depends on how much it has been butchered. You definitely need to post a bunch of detailed pictures because if yours was as cut up as mine than you'd be better off just getting another rifle that is unmolested.
     
  4. Curtis R

    Curtis R New Member

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    Jan 25, 2012
    N.C.
    as soon as i can get the pics i'll post them. seem to be lucky in as that the barrel hasnt been cut down. it is still chambered for 7.92. for me thats a plus but the cost of the ammo is outragous.
     
  5. Brisk44

    Brisk44 New Member

    Mar 6, 2011
    Iowa
    Welcome Curt. I have several old Turkish Mausers. One I have semi sporterized( scope synthetic stock a few little improvements ) just can't force myself to cut down the barrel (yet).
     
  6. Curtis R

    Curtis R New Member

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    Jan 25, 2012
    N.C.
    wouldnt mind a synthetic stock but really want to "origanalize" it
     
  7. TRAP55

    TRAP55 Active Member

    Curtis, military surplus can be had as cheap as 0.19 cents a round.
    http://www.wideners.com/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=8448&dir=18|830|854
    No real collector value in restoring it, but if that's what you want to have, search the auction and use "M-43 Spanish Mauser" for search terms.
    Military stock and sling:
    http://www.gunpartscorp.com/catalog/Products.aspx?catid=11996
     
  8. Curtis R

    Curtis R New Member

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    Jan 25, 2012
    N.C.
    thanks trap55 i'll try them out
     
  9. Curtis R

    Curtis R New Member

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    Jan 25, 2012
    N.C.
    ok not the smartest person but how do you post pics?
     
  10. todd51

    todd51 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Mar 20, 2009
    Central, Ohio
    Curtis, in the Quick Reply box click on "Go Advanced", then click the icon that looks like a "paper clip", then click "Browse" which should take you to your pictures on your computer, click the picture you want, click "Open", then click "Upload" and that should work. You can load four different pictures. Hope this helps.

    This assumes you have the pictures already loaded in your computer.
     
    Last edited: Feb 1, 2012
  11. Curtis R

    Curtis R New Member

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    Jan 25, 2012
    N.C.
    hope this works:D
     

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