RIFLE for BIG GAME

Discussion in '.375 & Up' started by BARTFRNCS, Sep 17, 2012.

  1. BARTFRNCS

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    Just bought a P14 action in mint shape! Looking for ideas on what cartridge to barrel it to. 450 Rigby, 505 gibbs , 416 rem add your selection there are so many good DG cartridges I cant decide. What magazine rifle cartrige have you wanted?
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    I have always favored the 458 Win Mag. If you wanted to step it up a little the 458 Lott or the 450 Rigby. That's just me though, I am "STILL" in the process of having a custom 458 wm built.... Guess I have always liked the 45 caliber, plus mentioned in other post (numerous times) is if your rifle and ammo get seperated. The 458 wm and the lott ammo would be somewhat easier to locate on foreign soil.
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    Hey Bart, I know I know!! The 30-06!!:banghead:
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    Your killin me Sest!
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    ..build something special..like a .404 Jeffery..:cool:
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    I would go for a .404 Jeffery !
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    as its you bart it has to be a .500 jeff or .505 gibbs . no point messing around with those little rabbit calibres ;) be the .500 jeff for me :beer: just seen your other post about the .500 jeff so i think you have answered your own question....:D
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    The 577 Tyrannosaur, that will sit you on your ass. Don't know that I would own it,,, but,,, I would like to shoot it once or twice, or thrice.
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    Ever see the video of those clowns trying to shoot that big ass rifle? Hilarious!!
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    sest, I watch that video about once a month,,,, kinda like a three stooges fix, I have to watch it every now and then. Best part of the video is all those guys getting the crap kicked out of them, then the big white guy (UK, US, Canadian ((who knows)) sit's down to the bench and fires one off. THAT is the best part of the video...

    Any rifle with a belly that big has got to be a thumper, right up your alley BART (or at least that's where I think this is headed).
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    Here ya go, The 400 Whelen.
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    I thought you had decided that the .22lr was more than enough gun?

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