Ep 288: The World Changing 7x57mm Mauser

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Today I’m going to share the story of a cartridge that could very well be described as “world changing.” It’s not the 6.5 Creedmoor. No, this particular cartridge came on the scene well over 100 years ago and made a very profound effect on the hunting and shooting worlds. And to top it all off, it’s still around and remains in somewhat common use to this day. What cartridge am I teasing? It’s the 7mm Mauser. Also known as the 7×57 or the 275 Rigby, the 7mm Mauser is a remarkable cartridge that has a legacy few other cartridges can compare to.

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