Scope base Mauser 98

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by retired2hunt, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. retired2hunt

    retired2hunt Active Member

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    I have one mauser 98 action it is a Charles Daly. The first mauser action I worked on has the same problem with the scope screws. The one piece mounts I tried the front screws were OK but only the rear screw nearest the reciever cutout was OK. I finally had to redrill the rear hole. Does any one know who makes a single scope base that will fit without drilling.
     
  2. Gene

    Gene Well-Known Member

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    I have a custom BRNO 98 in 7mm-08. Gunsmith mis drilled one rear base hole. He got a blank Weaver and drilled the base to fit the holes. This was a two piece base; works fine now.
     

  3. retired2hunt

    retired2hunt Active Member

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    Doug Thanks for the help. The holes were drilled at the factory. What amazes me is the companies that have the one piece bases thier rear hole are 1/2 hole off.