450 Rigby vs 458 Lott

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Hi Toby,,, Just to throw a spanner into you works.. According to the Kimber website the .458 Lott is 3 down and the .416 Rem and .375 H&H are 4 down...
 

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I would never try to talk anyone out of buying an interesting caliber rifle but the .458 Lott will effectively take any animal on the planet and ammunition is easily found. I have a CZ in .458 Lott and just for fun I chronographed 5 rounds of factory loaded Hornady solids. All 5 exceeded 2300 fps.
Yet I still purchased a .470 Nitro so buy whatever appeals to you!
 

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Hi Toby,,, Just to throw a spanner into you works.. According to the Kimber website the .458 Lott is 3 down and the .416 Rem and .375 H&H are 4 down...
I can see where that would be the case. The Caprivi 375 I had really fed much better with three down than four. Although the Kimber Talkeetna 375 I have easily holds four.
 

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It looks my itchy bid finger got me again! Kimber Caprivi 458 Lott on the way...
 

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I recently sold a brand new/unfired Sako 450 Rigby Brown Bear (for the same price I paid originally). Within a week it was booked to travel to Africa; Cape Buff, Elephant, and so on. The Sako IS 4 down, plus one in the chamber; I know , I tried it with factory 550 grain softs.
Whatever way your heart leads, follow, and bugger the cost.
 

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I recently sold a brand new/unfired Sako 450 Rigby Brown Bear (for the same price I paid originally). Within a week it was booked to travel to Africa; Cape Buff, Elephant, and so on. The Sako IS 4 down, plus one in the chamber; I know , I tried it with factory 550 grain softs.
Whatever way your heart leads, follow, and bugger the cost.

Sounds like I've just been granted permission to order that 450-400 Purdey double rifle I've been coveting for lo these many years!
 

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Your going to end up like me and have both the .450 and .458 Lott in the safe..
I'm gonna have to invest in a new safe If I go much further! Isn't it funny how we think we need so many guns, but can only use one at the time?....
 

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Well i guess fate intervened today. The Kimber showed up with a cracked ebony forend tip! So back she goes!

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That's a real pain in the A... Should mean a new (upgraded?) stock. Lean on them for an upgrade, cry a bit, but don't threaten, of course ...
 
 

 

 

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