San Antonio, Texas – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Mauser M18 bolt action rifle has won the prestigious Gray’s Sporting Journal Best award for best rifle.
Each year the editors of Gray’s Sporting Journal test new products to determine which truly stand out as the best in their category. They “select gear that not only makes good first impressions, but also satisfies after repeated use.” Gray’s Best winners, according to the editors, “deliver on the claims of their makers but also have an extra attribute, an extra something that triggers a tenor of feel, remembrance, or aesthetic and can be defined only as…satisfying.”
The following are excerpts from the Gray’s Sporting Journal 2019 Expeditions and Guides Annual:
“There are three key things to look at when assessing a new rifle: Ergonomics, price, and accuracy. Mauser’s new M18 scores very high on accuracy, its ergonomic qualities are excellent, and its price is almost unbelievable. The M18 bolt action follows in the tradition of the Mauser 98, but with such modern features as a three-lug, low-lift bolt and a trigger-block safety. The latter, however, is three-position, meaning you can unload the chamber without moving the safety to “fire” and have a third position …Read the Rest