M 98 Magnum - The Legend Lives On

The fascination of big game hunting – a passion demanding a rifle that lives up to high expec­tations. Providing maximum safety and reliability, the M 98 Magnum embodies the tradition of big game hunting. Action machined out of one block of premium steel, long extractor for Controlled Round Feeding and super stylish, ergonomic big game stock with classic cheek piece and shadow-line were especially designed for Safaris. The newly developed horizontal safety ensures maximum safety.


  • Action machined out of premium steel
  • Plasma nitriding of all steel parts for even greater durability and corrosion protection
  • Long extractor for Controlled Round Feeding
  • Double Square Bridge system with preparation for swing off scope mounts
  • Ergonomically improved, horizontal 3-position safety
  • Super dry, single staged trigger (1.500 g / 3,3lbs)
  • Windage and elevation adjustable 2 leaf Express sight with cupro nickel inlay for an optimum sight picture
  • Super stylish, ergonomic big game stock with classic cheek piece and shadow-line
  • Finely crafted checkering covers the entire forend and pistol grip for even better grip when shooting big calibers
  • Double recoil lugs and Pillar beddings
  • Extra thick rubber recoil cap
  • Enlarged magazine floor plate for high magazine capacity
  • Adjustable magazine front cover
  • Pistol grip with steel cap with finely engraved Mauser coat-of-arms

"A system that has been tried and tested a million times. I am fond of Africa and to me the Mauser 98 is the incarnation of the big game hunt in its original form."

Björn Friedrich, Mauser International Sales



Calibers / Technical Data

Barrel Length: 62cm / 24.4”

  • Weight:  4.4Kg / 9.7lbs (4.6Kg / 10.1lbs- heavy barrel profile)
  • Length of Pull: 37.5cm / 14.76”
  • Muzzle diameter: 17.5mm / 0.69” (20.5mm / 0.8”- heavy barrel profile)
  • Overall length: 118.5cm / 46.7”
  • Special curlwood in wood grade 5. (Higher wood grades available)
  • High magazine capacity: 5+1 (.375H&H) ; 4+1 (.416 Rigby)
  • Caliber: .375 H&H and .416 Rigby
  • .375 H&H only normal barrel profile, .416 Rigby with either normal or heavy barrel profile

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