Mauser

The Big Five Combo: Mauser 03 Africa and .404 Jeffery

The Big Five Combo: Mauser 03 Africa and .404 Jeffery

The reasons for disappearance of .404 Jeffery caliber can be traced to the shortage of ammunition in markets, as well as decreased interest in weapons that use it. It’s a pity that such a cartridge, which can parry .375 H&H magnum and .458 Win. Mag. is almost completely forgotten. At the turn of 19th century, .450/.400 NE 3” started taking over as a favorite rimmed cartridge in dangerous hunts... »

How Mauser almost killed WW2

How Mauser almost killed WW2

How a Mauser C-96 Almost Killed Churchill and Changed World History The story of the ‘broomhandle’ Mauser gun begins between 1890 and 1895, when Feederle brothers (Fidel, Friedrich and Joseph), employees of Paul Mauser, owner of the Mauser company, designed and developed a new pistol on their own accord. It was a recoil operated, locking breech, semi-automatic gun. Serial production began in 1896,... »