It’s not much; but, it’s mine... Heym 89B 450/400 arrived today

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Anyone who would state this fine rifle "is not much" would vote for Hillary and have a poster of Janet Reno in a thong in his gun room. Perhaps the nicest Heym I have seen. At last they are making doubles along English lines and doing a damn fine job!
 

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Congrats on a good looking rifle in a great calibre big enough to kill anything and the whole setup light enough to carry all day long on spoor without needing any help.
 

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You have a fine rifle to be proud of. I hope you enjoy many days afield with it by your side.
 

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Obviously your statement that "Its not much" was said tongue in cheek. If it weren't left handed I'd take it in a minute!! I hope it shoots as well as it looks. Post targets as soon as you get a chance.
 

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I will share a link, it is around 21,000 Canadian so probably 5000 usd lol




They have a bunch of nice doubles on that site. Many in 500, so that made me a bit cautious about buying a 500 . I was tempted by the Kreighoff in 500/416.

When I did see the 470 I did buy on another site I just fell in love with the wood, couldn't pass it up and the price was very fair. That Heym will stay in my memory for a long time.
That rifle has been on Ralph’s site for a while. Looks as if it has some rust and imperfections along the left rib, minor handling marks on the stock. Could probably get it a little cheaper than 21k Canadian. That’s just 17386 US

@wiltznucs Beautiful double in a great caliber. Congratulations!!!
 

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The 89, from what i've seen in "Pictures" is exquisite, and this is no exception! Love the appearance of 450-400 on the light frame & appreciate the photos, gives perspective on the grade engraving as well. I'm always looking at this thing anymore. Congrats man!
 

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So 9-10 months delivery time? That’s pretty good. Is that standard or did you get a rush put on it because of an upcoming hunt?

It’s my understanding that they already had an unclaimed 450/400 action in process so that expedited things a bit. I was told 6-7 months from start to finish. I’d of had it far earlier as the gun was finished in March; however, delays by the shipping brokers and customs set delivery back over two months.
 

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It’s my understanding that they already had an unclaimed 450/400 action in process so that expedited things a bit. I was told 6-7 months from start to finish. I’d of had it far earlier as the gun was finished in March; however, delays by the shipping brokers and customs set delivery back over two months.
I bet the wait was painful. That must be what @Kevin Peacocke is going through right now.
 

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Heym is doing a lot right, one of the few companies that are. Congrats, thats a dandy rifle, all you'll ever need.
 

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It is likely I will have to learn to love an RMR in the future, but I will put it off as long as I can. The look down that landing strip with the bold V and the dot is almost worth it even if you can't see what you are shooting at as well!
Did you order the ghost ring sight as discussed?
 

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The Zim coffee is great by the way...many thanks...
I am off on a meat hunt expedition from tuesday...freezers are running low
 

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No, not sure about it. I know you are correct on this, but I am such a die hard traditionalist. I am really hoping that the fit will be so good that the minute of saucer will happen anyway. I am really going for the 50 metre limit, real stalk and crawl stuff. I could do it with the Verney, lets see with the Heym.
 

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The Zim coffee is great by the way...many thanks...
I am off on a meat hunt expedition from tuesday...freezers are running low
I am pleased you liked it, which one was best? We like Vumba. When you get back IvW maybe we go and see Andrew, I need to handle a Heym once more before I head back to Zim, it will be for a long stretch.
 

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We have started on the Vumba...little by little.

Sure I am leaving Tuesday and will be back the following Monday....the way things are going here I may need to get a multi barrel setup....I will contact you as soon as I am back
 

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It is likely I will have to learn to love an RMR in the future, but I will put it off as long as I can. The look down that landing strip with the bold V and the dot is almost worth it even if you can't see what you are shooting at as well!
Here is a short review of mine.
 

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