Good Gun Deals This Week

Man, if you are in a bind and don’t have any, I could get you 20-40 pieces I guess. I only use Hornady brass for my .416 Ruger, but with non-Hornady brass at crazy prices, I think if I were starting the game, I would just use Hornady factory ammo for practice and reload with better bullets once fired.
I have plenty. I'll shut up so we can continue the thread.
 
I'm wondering if anyone could give some input as to the value of a as-new (I believe it was never fired) .416 Rigby Heym Express. It is completely barebones, not one decoration or option as far as I can tell.

In the shop it is being offered for 5000 EUR to me. Which would make it about 5400 USD.

I have no need for another .416 Rigby, as I already have my wonderful Vereecke, but I do see the value in buying one for the future.
 
I'm wondering if anyone could give some input as to the value of a as-new (I believe it was never fired) .416 Rigby Heym Express. It is completely barebones, not one decoration or option as far as I can tell.

In the shop it is being offered for 5000 EUR to me. Which would make it about 5400 USD.

I have no need for another .416 Rigby, as I already have my wonderful Vereecke, but I do see the value in buying one for the future.
Just my POV my friend. I have never been one to buy a rifle for an investment…only to fill out a hole in my arsenal to hunt Africa for specific animals. If it fits that buy it. If you are only looking at it as an investment yet fun to also shoot I would pass even though we all know the great reputation Heym has!!!
 
I'm wondering if anyone could give some input as to the value of a as-new (I believe it was never fired) .416 Rigby Heym Express. It is completely barebones, not one decoration or option as far as I can tell.

In the shop it is being offered for 5000 EUR to me. Which would make it about 5400 USD.

I have no need for another .416 Rigby, as I already have my wonderful Vereecke, but I do see the value in buying one for the future.
Is that the old model or the re-designed Martini version? Just curious
 
I'm wondering if anyone could give some input as to the value of a as-new (I believe it was never fired) .416 Rigby Heym Express. It is completely barebones, not one decoration or option as far as I can tell.

In the shop it is being offered for 5000 EUR to me. Which would make it about 5400 USD.

I have no need for another .416 Rigby, as I already have my wonderful Vereecke, but I do see the value in buying one for the future.
I have seen pre-Martini Heym Express' in .416 in excellent condition go for around $8000-$8500 USD. Saw one in .404 closer to $10K at auction with premium. I would buy it sight unseen for $5400 if in the market for one.
 
Is that the old model or the re-designed Martini version? Just curious
Great question, how would one distinguish between the two? I have never seen the old model I believe.
 
Just my POV my friend. I have never been one to buy a rifle for an investment…only to fill out a hole in my arsenal to hunt Africa for specific animals. If it fits that buy it. If you are only looking at it as an investment yet fun to also shoot I would pass even though we all know the great reputation Heym has!!!
Well, although very young still, I do have 2 daughters... :)
 
Great question, how would one distinguish between the two? I have never seen the old model I believe.
This is the only picture of my pre-Martini. Later ones from Martini generally have nicer wood and cross bolts are different. 3-pos safety is a little different as well.

IMG_7395.jpeg
 
Last edited by a moderator:
I was winning that “rigby” at 2500 I kinda got sick to my stomach when I read the reviews you guys posted on here about it not looking right I was glad I got outbid at the last minute
 
Just my POV my friend. I have never been one to buy a rifle for an investment…only to fill out a hole in my arsenal to hunt Africa for specific animals. If it fits that buy it. If you are only looking at it as an investment yet fun to also shoot I would pass even though we all know the great reputation Heym has!!!
I call BS! Nothing wrong with Investments in fine metals;) Blued and green steel count;)
 

Attachments

  • HEYM EXPRESS SERIES RIFLE 416 RIGBY for sale.pdf
    242.9 KB · Views: 13
  • HEYM_Express_Catalog_2017.pdf
    1.8 MB · Views: 10
Thank you @RR 314 and @Wishfulthinker580 for the pictures, they were very helpful.
So I'm talking from memory, but quite sure it is a pre-martini model. (it must have been, because when I was holding it, I was thinking to myself, "This does not look like a Heym Express. Those normally have great lines."

So 5400$ for an unadorned, basic pre-martini Heym Express in .416 Rigby. Still a good deal?
 
Last edited:
Thank you @RR 314 and @Wishfulthinker580 for the pictures, they were very helpful.
So I'm talking from memory, but quite sure it is a pre-martini model. (it must have been, because when I was holding it, I was thinking to myself, "This does not look like a Heym Express. Those normally have great lines."

So 5400$ for an unadorned, basic pre-martini Heym Express in .416 Rigby. Still a good deal?
I think $5400 USD in the US is a great deal. Not sure about Belgium.
 
I think $5400 USD in the US is a great deal. Not sure about Belgium.
As Heym builds their rifles ( pre-Martini as well) with actions and magazine boxes specifically for each cartridge, the feeding geometry is correct. Made to function correctly and not jam.
I’m not sure about prices in Europe, but in the USA or Canada, that is a steal.
 
Thank you @RR 314 and @Wishfulthinker580 for the pictures, they were very helpful.
So I'm talking from memory, but quite sure it is a pre-martini model. (it must have been, because when I was holding it, I was thinking to myself, "This does not look like a Heym Express. Those normally have great lines."

So 5400$ for an unadorned, basic pre-martini Heym Express in .416 Rigby. Still a good deal?
I think that’s a reasonable price here in the states but, like others, I’m not sure about Belgium. I would imagine it could be had for less there. Personally, they’re not for me but it seems everyone who has personal experience with them likes them. If I wanted it I think I would offer them $4750 or $4500.
 
I have an opportunity to purchase a Winchester Model 70 Super Express in .416 REM for $1,800. No box or scope. It looks like a pretty clean gun all around. It also comes with two boxes of ammo. Is that a fair price? Do you all typically see them for much more?
 
I have an opportunity to purchase a Winchester Model 70 Super Express in .416 REM for $1,800. No box or scope. It looks like a pretty clean gun all around. It also comes with two boxes of ammo. Is that a fair price? Do you all typically see them for much more?
Buy but run and buy!
 

Forum statistics

Threads
55,085
Messages
1,170,218
Members
95,728
Latest member
Rancho Salvaje Safari
 

 

 

Latest profile posts

A.A. wrote on Msprenger!'s profile.
Are you still looking for a 375 H&H?
NRA Life, ASSRA Life, GGCA Life
Sable @ the lodge this morning

Buffalo encounter this morning!

here with available dates for 2024/25

1-13 September 2024
14-31 October 2024
1-7 November 2024
18-24 November 2024

March 2025 is wide open!
12-17 April 2025
24-28 May 2025
15-21 June 2025
7-12 July 2025
22-28 July 2025
13-31 August 2025
15-30 September 2025

October and November 2025 is wide open!
 
Top