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Posted - 11/12/2017 :  10:01:32 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I've acquired a turkish mauser in unknown chamber. I did chamber cast and it's the two forty three necked down to twenty two. No other changes to the two forty three except just necking down. Rcvr. is drilled and tapped two holes forward, one aft. I've read somewhere these turk '98 actions were large ring but are designed to take small ring barrels. Barrel on this Rifle is the stepped Mauser, but in twenty two caliber. I've just acquired a used Forester die set for this Wildcat. Wonder if anyone could suggest what scope base/rings & optics to mount on this Sporter. Also any handload recipes would be appreciated too...

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Posted - 11/12/2017 :  10:33:54 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Figuring out what mount the holes are drilled for, likely would be the biggest issue. Providing the center line dimensions between the holes, might help determine what mount(s)? it's drilled for.

If worse comes to worse. Brownells sells blank mounts, that can be drilled to match the holes.

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Posted - 11/12/2017 :  11:31:14 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I D&T quite a few 98's. Always 4 holes but the first 3 from the barrel were for a one piece Leupold. Regular 2 piece Weaver would use all 4.

It was like 40 years ago - could have also been or fit a redfield one piece 3 hole mount.

Edited by - charliemeyer007 on 11/12/2017 2:54:06 PM
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Posted - 11/12/2017 :  1:11:26 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
3 hole sounds like redfield jr mount

tired not retired !
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