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    M88 Commission Rifle

    Hey Guys,

    Any ideas what the crest is on this rifle? I thought potentially Turkish with the crescent?

    Mauser model 88 | Trade Me

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    Yep, Turkish mauser M1888 (GEW88).

    Good info here. Might be a bit of a lemon tho.

    Welcome to Culver's Shooting Page

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    Quote Originally Posted by scottrods View Post
    Yep, Turkish mauser M1888 (GEW88).

    Good info here. Might be a bit of a lemon tho.

    Welcome to Culver's Shooting Page
    The rifle is an 88, which means that:

    iT IS NOT A MAUSER!
    A good shot at close range beats a 'hit" at a longer range.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scottrods View Post
    Yep, Turkish mauser M1888 (GEW88).

    Good info here. Might be a bit of a lemon tho.

    Welcome to Culver's Shooting Page
    I don't understand why it would be a lemon?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 300_BLK View Post
    I don't understand why it would be a lemon?
    because of ammo pressures. And of original corrosive ammo I guess.

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    Comes with all relevant reloading gear including 200 .318 hunting projectiles.

    .323 can be swaged anyway...

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    A bit over priced. That mount looks a bit agricultural/military K98 on that age of rifle. You would need to check it was centered over the bore too, plenty out there have been put on incorrectly. Would of suited a claw mount more. But if you like it then go for it.

 

 

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