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WW1 Trench magazines

 

I was reading on of my favorite go to sites a while back and saw this short write up he did on trench magazines.

This is the link to the short write up that was done at.

http://laststandonzombieisland.com/2016/03/28/mmmm-trench-mag/

I thought I would add some to his post.

This is a GEW98 Mauser with an extended 20 round magazine from the Gun Lab reference collection.

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DSC_1990sThe makers mark. W co DRP

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