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Report are coming.
The making of the rifle is as in many cases a mix of craftsmen.
Barrels and action comes from Bailey Bradshaw.
Engraving is made by swedish...
Not everything makes sence and I wanted something different that makes peoples eyebrows go up.
And this peace of machinery looks good and it...
You meen that if you fire just one barrel it ejects its case and not the unfired one ?
If so, I dont know. Have fired both barrels every time.
These are the first four shots.
Two from each barrel.
Distance about 80 meters.
It is 375 H&H Flanged.
Using 300 gr Woodleigh SN.
About 50 mm from...
It came christmas 2018.
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But is the use of bakkies during hunting a result of filling the trophybag as quick and with as many animals as possible ?
Does anyone return from...
Nice to see this old thread coming to life again.
It is not easy for a first timer to speak up.
I guess the PH has a responsability to ask and...
Maybe it was christmas 2015 ;)
Anyway, there is not much written about the double.
I havent found anything about anyone using it or hunted with...
I have just ordered a Bradshaw falling block double in .375 Flanged.
Hoppfullt I Will have it my hands close to christmas.
My 18 year old sons first moose on his own.
Last fall he had a day of from school so he took our dog Caecar with him and went out to see if they...
Truly eye candy !
From one good caliber to another good one.
Where in the world can you find hogs like that ?
I understand and respect that we all have different expectations of a hunting safari.
For me, like most others, the shooting of an animal is the...
First time I went to SA 2006 I spent an awful lot of time at back of a Landrover.
Hour after hour we were driving around looking for animals.
Nice story !
I hope I can present a similar one sometime in the future.
Not about misfiring but about buffs.
Not so good for Norma African PH...
I havent been around lately but thank you all for the nice and encouraging words.
I have now released about 75 rounds and must say that recoil is...
Very, very nice !
It must be a good feeling having done some of the job yourself.
When I grow up I will try it too. ;)
Hope you have a nice...
A slight touch of Leupold.
I wish you could see me now. Big smile.
Just back from the shooting range before the sun set.
I just did a quick load to feel the power.
Thanks everybody for your support.
You are a big part of the reason I finally decided to start the project.
The rifle will be with me this fall...
It is done !
Pickup next week.
These are photos from the gunsmith, P-O.
Can´t wait to get my hands on it.
Do you like ?
P-O just called me.
It is finished.
If the license papers are OK it is pickup on saturday.
BIG SMILE !
On the other hand he said he would...
I have a Winchester 70 pre-64 and if I ever would have to change it I should definately go for the Montana. Very nice rifle.
Nice without scopes. Will be even nicer to see it finished. If possible.
First picture of my 404.
On saturday I will visit P-O and check out the progress of my rifle. He sent me this picture today.
Have never tried anything else than Norma cases. They have a very good reputation for high quality.
They are a little moore expensive but you get...
I also use the 300gr TSX for hunting and Accubond for training and birdhunting.
I think the TSX outperform the Accubond hunting...
Ooops, didn't think about that.
Actually I have a few deep frozen in my fridge. Saved for scientific reasons.
I can send you one if you want to...
Do you mean the bloodthirsty Orrus Vasterbottnis ?
No, not anymore. I got everyone of them during the winter 2009.
It was a tough job but...
I havent used them on plains game.
Last year I used them in my 375 for birdhunting.
Ranges between 120 and 160 meters.
Very flat trajectory and...
Good movie. But was there any hunting ?
If we should name movies with guns intended for shooting people this list would be long and out of line.
Kudu - 58.5
Eland - 36.5
Wildebeest - 25.75
Warthog - 13.75
Thank you, Calle F
I just saw an old movie with Clark Gable, Mogambo.
In the movie he both cleans and uses a rifle.
It looks like a classic safari rifle without...
I have heard that one benefit of controlled round feeding is good if you have to to use the gun up side down with a lion on top of yourself.
Is it possible to become a hunting legend nowadays ?
Inga svenska bestar i listan ?
No Swedish beasts in the list ?
Good reading anyway.
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