Thursday, December 24, 2009

Mauser 98

A Mauser G98 at 100 yards. The maker of the video added a live view of the target in the lower right corner. That is a very nice touch!

Mauser 98 Specs:

Type: Bolt-action rifle
Origin: Germany
Designer: Mauser
Designed: 1895
Produced: 1898-1918
Number Built: Approx. 5,000,000
Weight: 4.09 kg (9 lb) with empty magazine
Length: 1,250 mm (49.2 in)
Barrel Length: 740 mm (29.1 in)
Cartridge: 7.92x57mm Mauser
Action: bolt-action
Muzzle Velocity: 878 m/s (2,881 ft/s)
Effective Range: 500 m (547 yd) with iron sights
Feed System: 5 round clip in internal magazine

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