Blaser S2

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Any negatives on the Blaser S2 I got a friend that wants to get rid of one. He has a 470 nitro express and a 375 H&H barrel with it. My last ph on my last hunt in Africa had one and I really liked the way it felt and shouldered. Thank you for all the info and help.
 

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I believe @Red Leg has one and quite likes it.
 

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I love mine. With either .375 or -06 barrels in place it shoots MOA from each barrel and 2.5 inch composite groups at 100 meters. Mine is scoped with Blaser’s super quick detachable mounts should a follow-up be required. I have used mine on everything from duiker to Cape buffalo. It is accurate enough to brain a buff at 25 yards or shoot a kudu on the next ridge at 250. A lot of American writers hated on it because it wasn’t traditional. They are correct - it isn’t. But it is incredibly accurate, safe, and dependable. And a steal on the used market.
 

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I love mine. With either .375 or -06 barrels in place it shoots MOA from each barrel and 2.5 inch composite groups at 100 meters. Mine is scoped with Blaser’s super quick detachable mounts should a follow-up be required. I have used mine on everything from duiker to Cape buffalo. It is accurate enough to brain a buff at 25 yards or shoot a kudu on the next ridge at 250. A lot of American writers hated on it because it wasn’t traditional. They are correct - it isn’t. But it is incredibly accurate, safe, and dependable. And a steal on the used market.

I like that you can keep it loaded and carry it around without worries until you cock it to fire. Thank you for your feedback
 

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Hi Preston,
DallasGuns.com has one now in .470 for $4150. That is a bargain for what I have seen others going for. Two years ago at DSC, there was a table specializing in S2s. They were all highly engraved. They were running $10000 to $20000 a piece. Good luck in your S2 hunt!
 

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I like that you can keep it loaded and carry it around without worries until you cock it to fire. Thank you for your feedback
So will your PH and tracker. My other favorite African rifle is my R8. Equally accurate and safe.
 

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Hi Preston,
DallasGuns.com has one now in .470 for $4150. That is a bargain for what I have seen others going for. Two years ago at DSC, there was a table specializing in S2s. They were all highly engraved. They were running $10000 to $20000 a piece. Good luck in your S2 hunt!

Thank you for the info
 

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Blaser discontinued the S2....

:A Wacko:

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Blaser discontinued the S2....

:A Wacko:

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I didn't know when it happened but I knew it happened. My post was directed to a conversation about that model that I saw (and handled) at Hendershots . It can be found on their website if it hasn't recently been sold. It appeared to be in excellent condition. 500 NE. $ 8 K.
 

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There are several S2 on GunBroker.com in several price ranges. I love both my Blaser R8s, normal weight Professional and a Professional Big Bore with steel receiver and Kickstop and especially like the "safety". Don't care for the "hooded" barrels on the S2 so I purchased a Krieghoff in .470. Same "safety/cocker" as the S2 but does not reset every time you open the action. Still, if they are Blasers they are exceptionally well made.
 

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