Uh oh. I've just given you... er, ammo, to go and buy that gun.
April 14, 2008, 09:35 PM
yep dude your wager was correct, i know that already.
czech mfg 7.62x25mm ammo is loaded ALOT hotter than 7.62 mauser (7.63 mauser) whichever you prefer.
kinda like the 8x75mm mauser and 7.92x57mm mauser, same round diffrent name.
that really aint a bad price for ammo either, .45acp is like what about 15 or 16 bucks a box?
im just wondering if one of these ol war dogs would hold up to shooting (mild FMJ) ammo, like i said i was wanting to get one in 9mm to shoot, would using commerical standard velocity 115 grain FMJ rounds cause any adverse wear and tear?
April 14, 2008, 09:39 PM
A very good friend of mine let me shoot a mauser, beautiful little hand cannon. built my love for 7.62x25 range ammo.
April 14, 2008, 10:51 PM
well the general recomendation for shooting mausers of that age is,
put a new barrel and barrel retaining wedge, then shoot. That wedge apparently likes to die, and loosing the original one with correct serial number hurts gun value. and new barrel preserves original barrel and lets you shoot all you want.
personally id love one in either caliber. just way out of my range that i can see.
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