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Old 12-01-2012, 9:50 PM
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Originally Posted by RED VASQUEZ View Post
Have some questions about the spanish mauser m1916 in 7.62x51.

What kind of accuracy can I expect?-I looked on youtube and other gun forums but couldn't find information on what kind of groups you can get with this rifle.

How sturdy are these rifles?-I know mausers have a reputation for being hardy, but what about this version?

Thanks for your help
The mauser m1916 in 7.62x51. (FR-7) is the old 2 lug Mauser. It's weaker and won't safely handle modern 7.62x51 (.308). The 7.62x51 CETME ammo is difficult to find.

http://world.guns.ru/rifle/repeating...r-7-fr--e.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FR8
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