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Mau·ser

 (mou′zər)
A trademark for a repeating rifle or pistol.

Mauser

(ˈmaʊzə)
n
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a high-velocity magazine rifle
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a type of automatic pistol
[C19: named after P. P. von Mauser (1838–1914), German firearms inventor]
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Noun1.Mauser - German arms manufacturer and inventor of a repeating rifle and pistol (1838-1914)
2.Mauser - trademark for a repeating rifle or pistolMauser - trademark for a repeating rifle or pistol
repeating firearm, repeater - a firearm that can fire several rounds without reloading
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The 6.5x55mm Swedish Mauser cartridge debuted around 1893 for the Swedish variations of the M1893 Mauser rifle. That makes it slightly older than the .30-30 Winchester!
The left-side bolt release is of the same shape and function as that on the Mausers of a century ago, and working the bolt evokes the feel of a pre-World War I Mauser rifle.
Peter Paul Mauser's original design, with its massive claw extractor, has become the worldwide standard for bolt guns used for sporting and military applications, lhe DNA of the Mauser rifle can be seen in many of the top sporting rifles of our time, including the Winchester Model 70 and the CZ 550, and Africa's professional hunters--a hard lot to please--st i 11 believe the Mauser 98 is the most reliable action for large, dangerous game.
Q: I would like to know more information about this family-heirloom Mauser rifle. It has been in my family since the 1940s or '50s, I believe.
Westley Richards' White Hunter mauser rifle which was produced for the colonial trade incorporated a non-modified military mauser action and the large diameter case and rebated rim of the .425 did not work well from the staggered magazine box for the standard 8mm Mauser precursor.
Giordano to its executive team as vice president of sales for Blaser, JP Sauer and Mauser rifle companies.
The pictures were collected from hospitals all over the world and date back to 1899, when a Boer War soldier was taken to hospital with a Mauser rifle bullet in his foot.
The activities undertaken by the author in modifying an 1895 Chilean Mauser rifle are ill-advised and dangerous for several reasons:
98 was the most common Mauser rifle in Wehrmacht service during World War II.
The Mauser rifle production did not provide the profit margin anticipated by FN's backers so the company began to look for other products to manufacture to increase profits.
If a number is present on the H-band of a Mauser rifle manufactured with the H-band/bayonet lug combination, it is always stamped horizontally.
Paul and Wilhelm perfected the design which would emerge as the Mauser Model 1871 in the late 1860s in collaboration with Remington (where an older Mauser brother was employed) and this was adopted by the German Empire as the Gewehr 71--it was not only the first successful Mauser rifle, it was the first German weapon system to make use of a full metal cartridge.