Finally bit the bullet

Discussion in 'Double Rifles' started by Jaws, Nov 23, 2017.

  1. Redruff

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    Congratulations on the new addition! Hope she brings many good memories.

    R.
     

  2. Bullthrower338

    Bullthrower338 AH ENABLER AH Legend

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    Does your wife have a sister? Very nice rifle! I have never had any woman coerce a firearm purchase on me although I have no problem justifying another one myself. I could probably get used to it though! Lol
    Cheers,
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  3. Britt Beck

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    Congrats. That is the ne beautiful rifle.
     

  4. CAustin

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    Congrats on the new double sir!
     

  5. BobT

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    Congrats! Lovely rifle :A Thumbs Up:
     

  6. norfolk shooter

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    Welcome to the fold and may I say that is one sexy rifle. Ive always had a thing for round action firearms its just a shame VC dont have a importer in the UK
     

  7. 450/400

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    Very nice double and caliber. You will enjoy owning a VC.
     

  8. 450/400

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    Anderson Wheeler London have been using VC actions.
     
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  9. johnnyblues

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    Use it well and safely.
     

  10. adgunner

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    Congrats on a beautiful double, i do like the looks of a verney-carron. I have a nice o/u in 12 gauge by them .... now if i can only convince my wife with regards to a double rifle!
     

  11. cagkt3

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    Congrats!
     

  12. CAustin

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    Officially joined the club last week by bring my Double home! I too had an encouraging wife and she took care of providing a classic case to store and take the new baby to the range with.
    Gotta keep the wives that understand a man and a gun.
     

  13. tarbe

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    You are a fortunate man in numerous regards!

    Now you need to talk Kobus at Rhino Bullets into making you a stash of 400 grain solid shank bonded bullets!

    The rifle is beautiful, 450/400 Nitro is a classic, and you wife is certainly a keeper!
     

  14. enysse

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    Congrats! It's a beautiful rifle!
     

  15. Dutch44

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    Great make and caliber. You made a wise choice in gun and woman. Keep both
     

  16. Jaws

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    lol Thanks for the good words Gents! and nope, she doesn't have a sister unfortunately.
    I do hope she keeps her pose with the new developments :)

    Let me start by saying gun shops are trap falls!
    Two weeks ago I decided to check in at the store just to curb my excitement and hold the little beauty once more in my hands while I wait for my licence.
    Well, waiting for the salesman to collect the 450/400 from the safe, I took a stroll & had a look at the rest of the homeless DR's on display... bad Idea!
    I should have walked the other way, but I didn't.

    A little concerned about the recoil, the salesman organized a quick shoot at the local range with his own rifle that same afternoon. Needless to say, the identical twin but in .470 adopted me right there & then & will be coming home with her little sister when the licence is approved!

    Any good ideas for Valentines? :whistle::love: :ROFLMAO:

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    Oh nice! Now you just need a gunbearer, "pass the .470 for this one he looks a bit mean"
     

  18. Jaws

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    I was thinking more along the lines of: its a reason to do two or more different hunts :)
     

  19. Opposite Pole

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    I thought they were using AYA
     

  20. Opposite Pole

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    You’re a legend
     

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