One Good Gun: My Sporterized Mauser

I think the idea of sporterizing a military Mauser has been with me since I was in my early twenties. There is no doubt that it was the direct result of reading Jack O’Connor’s books and articles.

To Build a Rifle, Part II

Having a rifle made on order is a pretty big deal; you can get into some real money in a hurry if you’re not careful.  Putting together a rifle for yourself can be a rewarding experience and save you some cash.  All it takes is a bit of planning.

The Gran Chaco War, 1928-1935

A look at the history of the Gran Chaco War with resulting supply and current values of Model 1891 Argentine Pattern, Model 1903 Turkish pattern, Model 1908 long and short rifle and Model 1907 rifle and carbine Mausers.

Mauser Q&A with Bob Ball – Part 1

Few people know as much about the venerable Mauser as Bob Ball. If you love these german rifles, or are considering buying one, this Q&A is for you.