Forgotten Weapons: Szecsei & Fuchs

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What do you all think of the double barrel bolt action from Szecsei & Fuchs? It looks very interesting, but some of the choices in the design seemed odd, especially the lack of controlled round feed. Video is linked below.

If the action was made a little wider, it could be possible to have counter-rotating bolts using a gear or cam between them. Then they could incorporate the controlled round feed that us bolt action hunters know and love so dearly.

 

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Solution to a non-existent problem? Plus, I think it adds the issue of launching both fired and unfired rounds should you fire just one shot (the narrator was somewhat unclear on that, but I can't see how one avoids it).
 

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Love the ingenuity, but no thanks. Want a double, go with the tried and true. Just seems too complicated and who would want to work on that if you have an issue.
 

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Solution to a non-existent problem? Plus, I think it adds the issue of launching both fired and unfired rounds should you fire just one shot (the narrator was somewhat unclear on that, but I can't see how one avoids it).

Good question! I am going to visit their stand in Moscow hunting show .. I will ask :)
 

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As I started asking the question to him he answered yes it ejects both rounds fired and unfired:) . He said this is one of the questions that comes up very often ..I am attaching the photos of the doubles that he is also building so I hope you guys enjoy ..
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Stunning guns, although the optic choices and engraving are certainly not most people's "cup of tea".
 

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I would hate to have to sort out a "jam" with the double bolt gun in a tight situation!
 

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He makes interesting rifles.
I prefer the SxS though.
The most elaborate fancy-work on some makes them suitable for exhibition cases only. Nice work though.

Were these pix taken at a gun show or his shop?
 

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