Quantcast
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Spanish Mauser chambered in 6.5x55 Swedish?

Discussion in 'Firearms Research' started by docnyt, Feb 23, 2011.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. docnyt

    docnyt Member

    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2009
    Messages:
    1,284
    Location:
    HeArT of DiXiE
    I hope you learned members can shed some light on this. I found a local seller advertising a Mauser chambered in 6.5x55 with Swedish barrel but with "La Coruna (sp)" stamped on the receiver.

    I was intrigued by the possibility of a Swedish Mauser available locally but in doing some research, what is being sold is likely a Spanish Mauser rebarelled in 6.5x55 with Swedish parts.

    I'll have a look-see later today. Can anybody comment on how stable and accurate such a platform would be?

    I've read the large ring Mausers can be rebarrelled in different calibers but have no personal experience. Your input is appreciated.
     
  2. rcmodel

    rcmodel Member in memoriam

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2007
    Messages:
    59,082
    Location:
    Eastern KS
    Undoubtly a basement workshop parts gun.

    How stable, accurate, and perhaps more importently, safe is it?

    Only the Shadow knows!
    It could be great if the parts assembler knew what he was about.

    Or it could be dangerous if some amature screwed the barrel on with a pipe wrench with no headspace guage checks, etc.

    I'd keep looking for a Swede if thats really what you want.

    rc
     
  3. docnyt

    docnyt Member

    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2009
    Messages:
    1,284
    Location:
    HeArT of DiXiE
    Yeah I kinda thought so. I cancelled my meeting with the guy. I'll just keep looking for a true Swede Mauser.
     
  4. GCBurner

    GCBurner Member

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2010
    Messages:
    1,853
    A lot of the small receiver Mausers can use the same barrels. I've got a Model 93 in 7x57mm made in Oviedo in 1937, and it works fine. I think the steel in the Swedish Model 94s and 96s is probably tougher, but I haven't seen where anyone has done a side-by-side test to see which Mauser will blow up first when overloaded.
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page