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Ever Seen a Tube Magazine-Fed Mauser Rifle? Now You Have

In the world of rare rifles, a tube magazine-fed Mauser ranks high on the list.

Ian of Forgotten Weapons has one for us to see and tells us all about this rare German rifle.

Watch and learn all about this odd Gewehr 71 rifle and experimental tube magazine.

Ian from Forgotten Weapons shows us one really interesting military rifle from back in history. The German Gewehr 71/84 was a tube magazine fed Mauser rifle that was quite ingenious in design.

Overly mechanical designs fail in mud and the dust of war. This idea was shelved for an internal magazine for the Mauser rifles that we are more accustomed to recognizing.

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Ever Seen a Tube Magazine-Fed Mauser Rifle? Now You Have