Features CNC Aluminum body with Real wood stock with a dark walnut stain Reinforced metal barrel, bolt assembly, and internals Realistic bolt action and faithful design to the original operation Solid bolt lockup with minimal play / wobble Spring powered, no batteries or gas required Realistic 1:1 Scale Replica Metal front and rear sights with windage and elevation adjustment
The Karabiner 98 kurz (German: "carbine 98 short", often abbreviated Kar98k or K98k and often incorrectly referred to as a K98 (which was a Polish Carbine) is a bolt-action rifle chambered for the 7.9257mm Mauser cartridge that was adopted on 21 June 1935 as the standard service rifle by the German Wehrmacht. It was one of the final developments in the long line of Mauser military rifles. Although supplemented by semi- and fully automatic rifles during World War II, it remained the primary German service rifle until the end of the war in 1945. Millions were captured by the Soviets at the conclusion of World War II and were widely distributed as military aid. The Karabiner 98k therefore continues to appear in conflicts across the world as they are taken out of storage during times of strife.
One of the most iconic bolt action infantry rifles during World War II, the Mauser KAR 98K earned its reputation of being a reliable, accurate, and rugged out on the battlefield.
Today KAR 98 rifles are sought after for their historical value as well as their beauty and craftsmanship.
The Matrix KAR 98K does an exceptional job of recreating this historical rifle for Airsoft and reenactment use. The stained wood stock is beautifully crafted and adds a much desired heft to the overall weight of the rifle. The bolt mechanism is very smooth and has a very solid lock up that has minimal play.
Manufacturer: S&T / USA Exclusive Distributed by Matrix FPS Range: 380-420 Color: 67708 Specifications: Length:
Single Shot, Safety
Spring Powered Bolt Action
Established in 2001 for Airsofters by Airsofters. Team Matrix thrive on the vision to better the sport of Airsoft with affordable high quality Airsoft equipment. With decades of experiences as Airsoft enthusiasts ourselves, we live, sleep, and breathe Airsoft. Matrix offers a wide selection of skirmish grade replicas from rifles to pistols, a wide variety of accessories, and tactical equipment from helmets to boots. It is the Matrix mission to prepare every Airsoft shooter the perfect experience!
S&T is a group of Airsoft enthusiasts that produces rifles and parts based on the trends in the Airsoft industry. Their mission is to supply a wide range of quality products with the most competitive pricing for dealers and consumers alike. S&T was founded in 2009 with their HQ office located in Hong Kong, a subsidiary office in Japan, as well as Airsoft / Airgun manufacturing facilities in China.
(Write a review) "This is by far the best wwii rifles to get at a fair price with good qualities, with its full metal and furniture wood and cheap to buy magazines this gun is awesome!
- good FPS range
- sturdy design
- has markings to make it look authentic and real
- easy scope attachment on the side (just hard to find mount)
- not to heavy, but not to light
- feels very realistic to its real counter part
- hard to pull back bolt (needs to break in)
- not easy to up-grade
- hard to find a scope mount to go with the gun. "The service at Evike is impeccable, Thank you so much for the quality of the item and the speed in which it was sent out. I will always choose Evike!!! "Note: This is a review for the new Matrix Kar98k spring model, not the gas shell-ejecting model seen in the other reviews.
This is also NOT the same as the other Matrix/S&T Kar98k, it does NOT take Kar98k mags, instead it takes S&T Springfield mags. Here are the first impressions:
-Decent range and accuracy. With the hop-up optimized it'll hit targets past 150 feet. Works best with .28s or .30s.
-Holds 25 rounds, easy to load.
-Heavy but not as heavy as the real deal. Weighs around 7 pounds plus. This is probably a pro for most people since the original weighs 8-9 pounds.
-Real wood and steel, build quality seems pretty good. Not easy to scratch at all although the finish does seem to have several rough spots around the edges.
-Bolt was stiff at first but after 100 rounds was pretty smooth. As is with most springers.
-Not much upgradeability. I'm not sure about the compatibility even with other S&T parts since it's a new model. If I had to upgrade I would get a 450-500 FPS spring and maybe a tightbore barrel, but otherwise it's already pretty fiedable.
-It'd cost a lot to get a scope mount and an appropriate scope.
-Mags are plastic, flimsy, and $18. On the bright side it shares a mag with the S&T M1903.
Overall, a decent gun that's quite skirmishable in mid-range arenas. Great buy if you're a fan of historical weaponsâ€”if you're looking for a super upgradable sniper rifle this is not the place to look. Read More Reviews Write a Review
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