By: Friedrich Seiltgen

Copyright © 2022

Mauser is synonymous with quality, and they have added a new addition to their M18 line of bolt action rifles: the “Savanna.” Recognized for its accuracy and ruggedness at an exceptional price point, this popular hunting rifle has features you would find in a much more expensive rifle.

Mauser Introduces the New M18 Savanna Bolt-Action Rifle

Blaser Group is pleased to introduce the Mauser M18 Savanna bolt-action rifle.

“The new Mauser M18 Savanna presents the opportunity for even more American hunters to experience the benefits of German engineering and manufacturing,” said Jason Evans, CEO, Blaser Group. “This ultra-rugged rifle is a true value delivering superior reliability, durability, and accuracy in its class.”

The Mauser M18 Savanna accepts Remington 700 LA-style mounts and is available with a 1/2 x 28 threaded barrel in .223 Rem, .243 Win, .270 Win, 6.5 Creedmoor, 6.5 PRC, and 7mm Rem Mag chamberings and a 9/16 x 24 threaded barrel in .30-06, .300 Win Mag and .308 Win.

The Mauser M18 Savanna is backed by a sub-MOA performance guarantee and 10-year factory warranty.


This newest M18 features a Savanna tan stock with grip inserts. The cold hammer-forged, German-steel barrel has 1/2 X 28 or 9/16 X 24 threads per inch, depending on caliber, and a thread protector. The M18 is ready to accept Remington style and LA-style scope mounts. A three-position safety, and adjustable trigger allows you to set your preferred pull weight between 2.25 – 4.25 lbs. The 60-degree oversized bolt with three locking lugs and two extractor pins provides quick and smooth cycling of cartridges from the standard five-round magazine. Ten-round magazines are also available.


Type: Bolt Action

Caliber: Available in .223 Rem, .243 Win, .270 Win, 6.5 Creedmoor, 6.5 PRC, and 7mm Rem Mag, .30-06, .300 Win Mag and .308 Win.

Magazine capacity: 5 or 10 Rounds

Sights: N/A

Barrel Length: 22 inches

Overall Length: 42 Inches

Weight: 6.39 pounds

MSRP: $ 899



What’s not to like? Great accuracy, multiple caliber options, and a great price. If bolt action rifles are your bag, then check one out and see if it’s right for your mission.

That’s all for now folks! Please keep sending in your questions, tips, and article ideas, and as always – “Let’s Be Careful Out There.”

Friedrich Seiltgen is a retired Master Police Officer with 20 years of service with the Orlando Police Department. He conducts training in Lone Wolf Terrorism, Firearms, and Active Shooter Response. His writing has appeared in RECOIL,, Soldier of Fortune, The Counter Terrorist Magazine, American Thinker, Homeland Security Today, and The Journal of Counterterrorism & Homeland Security International. Contact him at