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by Admin
Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Commercial GEW 88 Rifle
Replies: 11
Views: 3550

Re: Commercial GEW 88 Rifle

Thanks for feed back on this, the Proof is a capital "D" with crown and may be from the exporter ? ;) No sorry didnt mean to confuse those two marks are acceptance marks for hardness and assembly with two Crowned Fraktur's on your receiver that would indicate depot manufacture three would...
by Admin
Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Commercial GEW 88 Rifle
Replies: 11
Views: 3550

Re: Commercial GEW 88 Rifle

Very nice looking indeed and not often seen in that configuration, a Gew88 in full military hardware with civilian proof marks 8-) I beleive the stamps youre asking about are factory acceptance marks i will check to see if i can find any more info in my files. Suhl was known not to mark their commer...
by Admin
Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Frohliche Weihnachten
Replies: 3
Views: 1293

Re: Frohliche Weihnachten

Thanks guys best of all it easily comes off :idea:
by Admin
Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Frohliche Weihnachten
Replies: 3
Views: 1293

Frohliche Weihnachten

Frohliche Weihnachten - Merry Christmas
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by Admin
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: New to this forum
Replies: 24
Views: 5393

Re: New to this forum

Sounds like its the correct barrel for an early one glad you slugged barrel better safe than sorry i updated the ammo thread to show they are out of stock so will see if they get any more in
by Admin
Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Gew88 Ammo
Replies: 5
Views: 3162

Re: Gew88 Ammo

Update ammo is currently back ordered by OWS
by Admin
Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: New to this forum
Replies: 24
Views: 5393

Re: New to this forum

Hi orbill did you hear from OWS about the ammo yet? Or have you been out shooting your rifle ?
by Admin
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: New to this forum
Replies: 24
Views: 5393

Re: New to this forum

Gotcha maybe you will get a reply another member said he had to order them & then wait for them to be made. Have you taken it apart yet? Does your dust cover have a spring? Let me know if I can help
by Admin
Sun Nov 26, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: New to this forum
Replies: 24
Views: 5393

Re: New to this forum

Welcome to the forum Orbill if you go to the board index second from the top is a link for new ammo in .318 or commercial U.S. ammo will work just might not be as accurate. The Gew88 is a great rifle , accurate & fun to shoot with plenty of markings to research where you're rifle has been but be...
by Admin
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Gew88 Half Face Bolthead
Replies: 2
Views: 1144

Re: Gew88 Half Face Bolthead

Wish I kept all the ones I've had over the years :(
by Admin
Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: 1889 Steyr all matching numbers w/S on top
Replies: 3
Views: 1394

Re: 1889 Steyr all matching numbers w/S on top

Emjayw Please do post pictures when you can finding any matching Gew88 is a good find but first year is way better 8-)
by Admin
Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Gew88 Half Face Bolthead
Replies: 2
Views: 1144

Gew88 Half Face Bolthead

When the Gew88 was first issued there was a problem with the soldier double loading their rifle with grave results here is one of the solutions tried a half face bolthead with oversize extractor
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by Admin
Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Adventures in finding .318 Bullets
Replies: 2
Views: 1488

Re: Adventures in finding .318 Bullets

Wow you did have a adventure there is a thread that has link to new .318 ammo which is now a sticky & Thanks for sharing your story
by Admin
Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: 1889 Steyr all matching numbers w/S on top
Replies: 3
Views: 1394

Re: 1889 Steyr all matching numbers w/S on top

Hi Mike welcome to the forum a matching first year Gew88 is a good find
by Admin
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: War bond rifle?
Replies: 2
Views: 1427

Re: War bond rifle?

Hi you have a war bonds rifle like you mentioned I would leave it alone if you do decide to change barrel dont forget the receiver can be bent when removing the barrel & Welcome to the forum :)
by Admin
Sat Aug 26, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: NO Spammers Or Off Topics Allowed
Replies: 5
Views: 3363

Re: NO Spammers Or Off Topics Allowed

NO SPAMMING ALLOWED
by Admin
Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Gew 88/05 AMBERG 1898
Replies: 5
Views: 2078

Re: Gew 88/05 AMBERG 1898

Hi nz68muzz nice rifle indeed do you have any photos of rear sight? Thanks for sharing photos of your Gew88's
by Admin
Sat Aug 05, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: NO Spammers Or Off Topics Allowed
Replies: 5
Views: 3363

Re: NO Spammers Or Off Topics Allowed

No Spammers :evil:
by Admin
Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: NO Spammers Or Off Topics Allowed
Replies: 5
Views: 3363

Re: NO Spammers Or Off Topics Allowed

No Spammers Allowed! :evil:
by Admin
Mon May 15, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Integrally suppressed Gew 88
Replies: 3
Views: 1621

Re: Integrally suppressed Gew 88

I would not do it do not see a need