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Thread: Mauser bolt

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    Boolit Mold
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    Jan 2015

    Mauser bolt

    has anyone put savage bolt head on Mauser 98 bolt

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    Boolit Buddy Mauser 98K's Avatar
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    Aug 2017
    not that i know of. the problem would end up being that the locking lugs must cam into the action properly. there would end up being a lot of modifications to do even after putting the savage bolt head on the mauser bolt. but there is nothing wrong with the mauser bolt head as long as it is not worn slap dab out. it is a strong design.

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    Boolit Grand Master Texas by God's Avatar
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    Mar 2016
    I don't see it working. The Savage head, being a floating design, would not play well with the Mauser claw extractor. Both systems work fine as is- no need to tamper with them until they don't.

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    Boolit Master
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    Central Virginia
    Quote Originally Posted by xrvic View Post
    has anyone put savage bolt head on Mauser 98 bolt
    /\ Why would you want to do that ?

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    Boolit Master Moleman-'s Avatar
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    SW Michigan next to a winter wheat field
    Should be able to find other examples out there but here is one

    I'd just get a savage axis before going through that much effort. Take in account that the bolt head will cost something and you're even closer to the cost of that new axis.

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