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HUTCH 7.62
04-13-2009, 9:38 AM
Got an spoterized FN mauser chambered in 30-06 the other day, but I am having difficulties ID in the model # of the action because it is not stamped anywhere on the rifle.

-The receiver is stamed FAB.NAT.D'AMES de GUERRE HERSTAL-BELIQUE
-Serial # 0200XX
- also it has an insignia, what after alot of internet research looks similar to a Venezualan Mauser (scope mount covers majoroity of insignia)
- but the bolt does not match the one I say on similar Venezualan Mausers.

4 Brigada
04-13-2009, 10:10 AM
How about a pic? Man I hope someone didnt bubba a belgian venezuelan contract mauser. The one that I shot was a tack driver.

HUTCH 7.62
04-13-2009, 10:25 AM
Unfortunatly I don't have any way to post pics. And yes it a super tack driver. Its also got real nice timney trigger

04-13-2009, 10:26 AM
Post a pic of what's showing of the crest and I can probably nail it down for you. Is the 06 barrel a military stepped barrel?

HUTCH 7.62
04-13-2009, 10:32 AM
looks like an aftermarket barrel but can't find a brand mark.

HUTCH 7.62
04-13-2009, 10:44 AM

not mine, but looks close to this. but the safety is on the side of the stock like a remington 700

04-13-2009, 12:07 PM
but the safety is on the side of the stock like a remington 700
That's because someone replaced the trigger with a Timney adjustable. Probably a Mauser 98 large ring FN 24 or FN 30 Short rifle.

HUTCH 7.62
04-13-2009, 12:14 PM
ALso has a bent bolt handle if that helps