Yugo M48 Mauser bolt action rifle chambered in 8mm caliber (also called 8x57 or 7.92). Historical cold war era military rifles from the 1950's. Features a blued finish, a Yugo crest on receiver, bent bolt handle, and a cupped buttplate. Hardwood stock and handguard are basically solid condition but with some small hairline cracks, or chips and gouges. Metal parts may show some patina or small spots of corrosion. Bores are shootable but may be dark. Rifles are often refurbished and some serial numbers may have been crossed out and restamped and some M48A parts may be found. Overall G-VG condition. C&R eligible.
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I received an M48 that, with a measure of work, is and will become a very fine rifle. It arrived mostly free of cosmoline, and with very little rust. The bore was dirty and fouled, but generous applications of foaming bore cleaner and a bronze brush cleaned most of that out. 20 rounds down the pipe and another cleaning revealed a strong bore with good sharp rifling. My rifle had a sight hood, and a front sight that needs adjustment. Groups are what one expects from a milsurp in good condition, meaning that they won’t match a modern sporting boltgun for precision but are more than enough for hunting and recreational shooting. Trigger is a good two-stage setup. All in all this M48 is a fun rifle to shoot, and I’m glad I purchased it here. The bolt and receiver also match, which is a nice surprise given that so many of these rifles are refurbished.
web site listing said good to very good. gun was junk. called, returned gun . I was told you were sending me a hand select m48a- sorry,not an hand select rifle, not even close. hard way to learn not to purchase any more guns from this seller. very disapointed
I was pleasantly surprised by getting a matching serial numbers gun. When I first started looking for a gun similar to a K98 without paying the high price, I learned about the M48. The next thing I found out was that they are becoming relatively scarce. After searching the Internet and finding several sites that claimed to have them, J&G was the only place that actually had one for me. The price was reasonable, shipping was quick and I was happy with what I received, matching serial numbers and all. The condition of the gun was decent considering it is military surplus and has been around longer than I have. Overall I am pleased with my purchase and will continue to shop J&G.