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By Terry Wieland

The recognition of rifles designed to take great video game hasn't ever been higher. Terry Wieland, a well known firearms specialist, explores intimately the rifles and calibers which are drawing awareness. This moment variation covers what has replaced within the box because the first variation used to be published-new calibers, new cartridges, new weapons, new actions-and comprises new fabric on motion and barrel manufacture, tracing the creation of a superb, personalized, big-bore rifle.

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J. 600 NE boxlock double rifle. 404. In 1960, Jeffery was saved from extinction by Holland & Holland. Technically, the two firms “shared premises” but, in reality, Jeffery was living on the kindness of relatives; although rifles and shotguns were still made with the Jeffery name, there were fewer and fewer each year, and eventually the name became moribund. J. Jeffery” at his shop in London, J. Roberts & Son (Gunmakers) Ltd. 475 No. 600 NE, among others. As well, Roberts makes bolt-action rifles built on original Mauser actions, the Czech Brno action, and recent-manufacture Mausers.

Puzzling out the origin of an Army & Navy from its configuration and action features is a lot of fun — not always possible, but always intriguing. The point is, most of these are boxlocks. 470 that belongs to Derek Hurt is a quite plain boxlock rifle, but extremely well made, pushing a century old and still going strong. But then, so are many sidelock rifles. While the argument goes back and forth, most authorities agree that an A&D boxlock has the edge in overall strength. The stock, where it fastens to the frame, is thicker.

This cartridge, which fires a 1,000-grain bullet at 2,000 fps, was a special project for a California rifle collector, Bill Feldstein, in collaboration with Jim Bell of BELL brass fame. 700s at more than £100,000 apiece. 700 was good only “for driven mammoths,” and that certainly sums up its capabilities. It is over-powered for any game on earth, and it would take a very strong man to carry and use the 19-pound rifle. ) $65 a shot. It is not included in this book in any serious way, because it does not qualify as a working dangerous-game rifle no matter what H&H says.

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