Mauser98 safty help

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by brett T, Aug 30, 2012.

  1. brett T

    brett T Member

    Aug 16, 2012
    Does anyone know where to get a safety block for the bolt on a Mauser 98. I am doing a budget build on a Czech BRONO that has been converted to .308 with a Richards stock. I have a match trigger with the safety built in and need to get rid of the safety built into the bolt so I do not have to rout out my cheek weld to much thanks. Any help would be great I hate to hurry it but am excited to get it complete.

  2. mrbigtexan

    mrbigtexan Well-Known Member

    Oct 8, 2009
    I think you are needing/wanting a sporter shroud. you can just take the wing safety off the original shroud until you get one in the mail. theres nothing that says you have to have a sporter shroud, but they look very nice.

  3. specweldtom

    specweldtom Well-Known Member

    Jun 7, 2004
    +1 on the commercial shroud. I like the looks of them.

    If you grind the wing-retaining ridge flush with the back of the military shroud, and press in a body bound steel plug, It wouldn't look bad after Oxpho bluing.