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Weren't these '88 Commission Rifles chambered in .318 bores? I seem to recall that they are similar to the common 8mm Mauser as found today - but that the bores are much smaller than the 8X57mm Mauser (.323) and should not be fired with the more modern/available today 8X57mm Mauser ammunition because of a possibility of blowing the rifle apart.

Just throwing this out because of a possible safety issue with someone who hasn't heard of it. I've never known of anyone trying it and I don't know if the newer round with the larger diameter bullet would even chamber in the old Commission '88s with the smaller diameter interior sized bore.
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