The Mauser ejector pivots on the same pin as the bolt stop of which it forms a part. It is triangular in shape, and is flat. It is actuated by a spring inside the bolt stop lever. There is a slot cut in the left locking lug and in the face of the bolt head for passage of the ejector; and when the bolt is withdrawn, the ejecto* springs into
Mauser Kar. 98k. Action modified for volksturm use. Cal. 7.92 mm. In the emergency, Germany barreled and stocked some Mauser actions as shown. Bolts as a rule have rough squared lugs. Assemblies are usually riveted. Some designs have detachable magazines. These were designed as highly expendible weapons. Care should be exercised in using them.
this slot. The base of the cartridge being gripped by the extractor strikes against the ejector. Since the extractor continues to draw the right side of the cartridge, and the ejector pressure is on the left, the cartridge or cartridge case is swung around and thrown out of the grip of the extractor and out of the action. The stock is in one piece, and on all models after 1904, is provided with a half pistol grip. The fore-end is attached to the barrel on the military model by two bands. A hand guard is provided which is secured to the lower band. The butt plates are of steel in most military types. In sporting types, they may be hard rubber, or cushioned. A half length cleaning rod is provided, which is threaded to permit being joined to another rod.
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