Surplus 1903 Turkish Mauser rifle $45 in 2005 from FFL.
Finished last night.
Ready to sight in in October.
8# 3 oz as pictured.
bolt handle TIG welded to clear scope
Front lip of receiver cut off in lathe centered on shop made mandrel
rear hump milled off to make room for rear scope base, at 0 degrees to +/- 30 degrees in 10 degree steps
4 holes drilled and tapped 6-48 for scope bases
boring bar modified Weaver #45 scope rear base to compensate for small ring Mauser, stock #46 steel front base
Millett Weaver Angle-Loc Rings 1" Low Nickel AL00910
SWFA SS 2.5-10x32 Ultralight Rifle Scope BCD
4 # Bartlein barrel cut down to 2# and 20", threaded for small ring and chambered in 260 Remington
Brownells Aluma hyde II desert tan epoxy paint
Cocking piece milled to match trigger with Wisner safety set back 0.030"
Timney trigger adjusted to 2#
Brownells 984-000-034WB Mauser 98 Stock Sporter Wood Brown
shop made steel rear pillar 1.125" long, 0.312" ID, 0,375 OD, front pillar 0.572" long,0.562" ID, 0.625 OD
Pillars glass bedded in compression when recoil lug was glass bedded.
PAWS Aluminum bottom metal drilled and tapped for mag well shop made Aluminum spacer
LimbSaver Classic Slip-On Recoil Pad - Small
Uncle Mikes sling studs
XAegis Carbon Fiber 6"- 9" Bipod