Mauser M18, the People's Rifle at the SHOT Show 2018

Don't be deceived by the vaguely scary payoff “the People's Rifle”: the newly-introduced Mauser M18 is a real deal, being offered at just 699 USD. A solid, no-frills hunting real Mauser hunting rifle, the M18 is advertised as a gun that “brings together all the essentials for hunting in the best possible way and does not include anything that isn't necessary in the field”. Among its features, a cold-hammered barrel made of special steel with sub-MOA precision guaranteed, an adjustable trigger, and a synthetic stock with non-slip inlays on the pistol grip and forearm. Opening a butt-cap, the stock also reveals a storage space for important tools such as cleaning kit. Magazine is a classic removable, Mauser double-row 5-round type. The optics on the tested Mauser M 18 is the new Minox ZP3 (you can see it in the opener image). That's an affordable version for US-hunters.

Mauser M18 chambered in seven different calibers

The three-position safety, another Mauser trademark, operates silently with direct action on the trigger. A multi-purpose cap opens a storage space in the stock for important tools such as cleaning kit. 

The Mauser M18 is an affordable quality rifle for hunting, available in 7 calibers. Mounted riflescope: Minox ZP3, a new "good value" model for the US-market.

Being offered at half the price of many competitors' guns and produced by a prestigious brand, the Mauser M18 is something more than an entry rifle: it's a lightweight, reliable and well-made firearm with German Technology inside. The fact that it's also very affordable is just another good quality. 

The M18 is also available in a quite wide range of calibers:

6.5 Creedmoor, .243, .308, .270, .30-06, .300 Win Mag and 7mm Rem Mag.

What more can you ask from a 699 USD rifle? We guess that also in Europe the price will be below 1.000 €. We'll keep you informed. Latest at IWA the official price for Europe should be announced.

Mauser M18: technical data

Model:Mauser M18
Calibers:6.5 Creedmoor, .243, .308, .270, .30-06, .300 Win Mag and 7mm Rem
Barrel length:22 in / 56 cm for standard calibers, 24.4 in / 62 cm for Magnum calibers
Overall length:41.7 in / 106 cm for standard calibers, 44 in / 112 cm for Magnum calibers
Weight: 6.4-6.6 lbs / 2.900-3.000 g

In the video the presentation of the new Mauser M18 at the SHOT Show 2018:

For more information please visit Mauser website

All news from SHOT Show 2018 you’ll find here on all4shooters.com.

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