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It was shot from the prone position with sling and jacket just like in a match..rifle rest(Note that ammo used was Korean surplus .30-06, 8 - 10 mph crosswind and that the target is a 200 yard SR, the same as is used in CMP Springfield Match competition.
No sighter shots, rifle was already zeroed.)The best part about having National Match Armory build your rifle is that we can build it your way.
The United States Army attempted to introduce a higher-velocity cartridge in 1899 for the existing Krags, but its single locking lug on the bolt could not withstand the extra chamber pressure. military's experience with the Mauser rifle in the 1898 Spanish–American War, authorities decided to adopt a stronger Mauser-derived design equipped with a charger- or stripper clip-loaded box magazine. Several hundred 1882 Lee Navy Models (M1882 Remington-Lee) were also subjected to trials by the U. Army during the 1880s, though the rifle was not formally adopted.
Please keep in mind that many rifles require repair work beyond the scope of the package, and this is not included in the price.
It remains popular as a civilian firearm, historical collector's piece, a competitive shooting rifle, and as a military drill rifle. While the Krag had been issued in both a long rifle and carbine, the Springfield was issued only as a short 24-inch barrel rifle in keeping with current trends in Switzerland and Great Britain to eliminate the need for both long rifles and carbines.
During the 1898 war with Spain, the M1893 Mauser used by the Spanish Army gained a deadly reputation, particularly from the Battle of San Juan Hill where 750 Spanish regulars significantly delayed the advance of 15,000 U. troops armed with outclassed Springfield Model 1892–99 Krag–Jørgensen bolt-action rifles and older single-shot Springfield rifles. The two main problems usually cited with the Krag were its slow-to-load magazine and its inability to handle higher chamber pressures for high-velocity rounds.
It was officially adopted as a United States military bolt-action rifle on June 19, 1903, and saw service in World War I.
It was officially replaced as the standard infantry rifle by the faster-firing semi-automatic eight-round M1 Garand starting in 1936.
National Match Armory has continued the quest for superior accuracy from these fine rifles well beyond that which was being achieved in the heyday of their competition superiority.