Blaser

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Blaser
Industry Firearms
Founded 1957
Founder(s) Horst Blaser
Defunct 1997
Headquarters Isny im Allgäu, Germany
Products Hunting Rifles
Owner(s) Lüke & Ortmeier Gruppe
Employees 350
Website http://www.blaser.de/index.php?id=23&L=1

Blaser Jagdwaffen GmbH (pronounced: Blah-zer) is a firearms manufacturer of fine shotguns and rifles, both hunting and tactical, in Germany.

It was founded in 1957 by Horst Blaser, developing the Drilling Blaser Diplomat.

In 1993, it developed the Blaser R93 straight-pull bolt-action hunting rifle, a major success in the European market because of its main focus in security and innovative bolt-action design.

In the first 10 years over 100,000 of the R93 Action-Bolt rifles were fabricated.

It merged with SIGARMS in 1997, but continues autonomously producing and developing hunting rifles.

Today, its product portfolio includes bolt-action models (R8 and R93), combination guns (Drillings and Double rifles), shotguns (Blaser F3), and single shot rifles.

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