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Picatinny Scope Base
Picatinny Scope Base

This video showcases the Picatinny Scope Base by Brownells.

Bending Mauser Bolt Handles
Bending Mauser Bolt Handles

Far and away, the most modified bolt action rifle is the venerable Model 98 Mauser. Not that the design had any deficiencies as a military rifle, but if you want to attach a scope, the straight bolt handle needs some alteration for easier operation and scope clearance.

Bolt Body Heat Sink
Bolt Body Heat Sink

Alterations of rifle bolts should be done with great care, especially if intense heat is used for welding, soldering, or brazing. The heat treatment of the locking lugs as well as other critical areas of the bolt such as the cocking cam must not be altered.

Kepplinger Mauser 98 Single Set Trigger
Kepplinger Mauser 98 Single Set Trigger

The factory instruction sheet provided with this trigger uses an awkward translation of the original Austrian instructions into English. These notes are to supplement the translation by providing a further translation into idiomatic English.

Mauser '98 Guard Screw Counterbore
Mauser '98 Guard Screw Counterbore

Brownells Mauser '98 Guard Screw Counterbore is designed for use when military triggerguards are used in building sporter rifles and it is desired to weld up the issue guard screw, lock screw counterbores for cosmetic reasons.

Mauser Bolt Shroud
Mauser Bolt Shroud

Brownells Mauser Bolt Shrouds are intended to replace the military bolt shrouds on Model 98 and Swedish Model 96 (including the M-38) type military rifles. Some commercial variations of the Mauser 98 had bolt shrouds equipped with a safety, and the M-98 replacement Shroud can also be used on these actions.

Mauser Front Sight Blank
Mauser Front Sight Blank

The Military Large and Small Ring Mauser Rifles, Models 91 through 98 utilize a front sight dovetail that is unique to those rifles. Quite often, military surplus rifles will require replacement of the front sight due to wear and abuse or inability to zero the rifle with the existing front sight.

Mauser Bolt Forging Blocks
Mauser Bolt Forging Blocks

Brownells Bolt Forging Blocks give the gunsmith an alternative to welding new handles on Mauser rifle bolts when sporterizing them. For the gunsmith without advanced welding skills, but who has access to oxy-acetylene welding equipment, this is a relatively simple process.