With the Empire saga it got me thinking who are the truly good dependable rifle builders. Note which country, type of rifles, if you own one, or know them from reputation. American Hunting Rifles and Duane Wiebe in the USA. I always think of wood stocked big bores when I think about these guys. I own three rifles that AHR either built or modified. Wayne Jacobson is a class act and will actually deliver on time or even early at very reasonable prices. And he will build you a .600 Overkill which is aptly named. American Hunting Rifles, Plains Game Hunting Rifles Duane Weibe is a master craftsman. I do not own any of his rifles but have been to the range with some. All works of art. Custom Gun Maker, Duane Wiebe Check out either site, it will make you drool.