Custom 338 win

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  1. Alcornoque

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    Hi all,

    I just want to share with all you a few pictures of my custom 338 win.

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    I bought it last year and I do not want to hunt with any other rifle.

    Hope you like it.
  2. James.Grage

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    nice looking rifle...you will be very pleased with your rifle and it is in a great round...
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    Thanks Alcornoque, a beautiful rifle that you have there.
  4. Gerhard.375

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    Beautiful, nice calibre also! Congratulations, enjoy her and pass her down the generations to come.
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    Thank you all.

    The rifle was made with a Spanish Santa Brabara Mauser 98 action and a lothar whalter barrel, 3 position safety,....
    I use ewa detachable mounts on it and a Swarovski 2.5-10x56 rifle scope. The stock was made with a turkish wallnut.
    I can tell I am extremely happy with it...
    They rifle was made in Eibar, Spain.
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    Precioso, enhorabuena !

    (Beautiful, congratulations)
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    Beautiful rifle!
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    Muy bonito Alcornoque!!! made by D. Diego?
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    Made by Don Diego! Todo un maesto aremero!!!!
    Where are you from nsok?
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    From Madrid Alcornoque. I have a 9,3x62 made by Diego 6 months ago and in five days time it will go for first time to Africa, I hope it enjoys as much as I am going to.
    Is Diego the father of your 470?
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    What a gorgeous rifle! Looks like a classic British Express rifle. The .338 is certainly a good choice for caliber, took one to RSA in '09 and it shoots great. The other cal mentioned here, the 9.3x62 is another favorite of mine, it really hammers them!
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    I can tell the rifle is much more beautiful than it looks in the pictures...
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    Diego is such an excellent gunsmith...
    I never hunted with a 9.3x62 but I have heard good thing about it.
    No, Diego is not the father of my 470NE...
    Where are hunting in Africa? what are you going to hunt?
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    Great gunsmith and great guy!
    9,3x62 I think is a great caliber for thick bush as the one I am going to hunt on the border of Botwana with Louis Van Bergen from Spiral Horn Safaris, and a very good one for our Spanish monteria

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