Zone #34 - 24/47 Mauser Range Report - Page
I thought I'd show any of you that might
not be familiar with stripper clips, how
Ammo was often loaded into stripper clips
in WWI and WWII.
In the case of the Mausers, it was 5 shot
This is what they look like.
rifle action has a slot cut in the top to
allow these clips to be set into the action
to allow loading.
you just use your thumb to push the rounds
out of the clip, into the rifle magazine.
leaves the empty stripper clip in the action
and it can either be removed by the shooter...
as was probably most often done in battle,
by simply closing the bolt.