Joining the 404 Jeffrey Cult

Discussion in '.375 & Up' started by TOBY458, Dec 6, 2019.

  1. Bullthrower338

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  2. Lowry smith

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  3. Lowry smith

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    my 404
     
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  4. TOBY458

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    That has a totally different meaning where I'm from!
     
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  5. K E Johnson

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    Toby,

    Are you Really going to ignore the .425 Westley Richards in your new moniker?
     
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  6. USMA84DAB

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    Vultures circling, knowing that when a new one goes into Toby's safe, another one gets sold! WOO-HOO!!!!
     
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  7. Rob404

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  8. sestoppelman

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    Nice looking rifle Toby. Just like the one on GB a while back that I had bid on but not enough. I have no need of one and have had two, a CZ and a Ruger No. 1 custom, both shot superbly. It is a classic.
     
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  9. Ray B

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    I'd settle for knowing how the rifle was attached to the car doors so that it didn't fall, scratching both the rifle and the care.
     
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  10. Tokoloshe Safaris

    Tokoloshe Safaris SPONSOR Since 2017 AH Fanatic

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    I had to sight two rifles in this last week one a friends Sako .416 Rigby, the other a CZ .404 J. Guess which one I liked the best!
    Between my wife and myself, we own four. Two CZs, One Rigby which was rebored by Rigby to .404J. The last is an original Jefferies (restocked)?
    .404J + Woodleigh Hydro Shocks, you cannot go wrong!
     
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  11. Shootist43

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    Toby, I know this is going to sound arrogant, but none of the loads mentioned in this thread comes close to Von Gruff's accuracy load. That being 84 Grs of H 4350 pushing a 400 Gr. Woodleigh PP in his case or a Swift A Frame in mine yielding 2300 FPS. Lots of different guys and rifles all getting sub MOA for three cold bore shots. BTW I now own two of these bad boys, a CZ and a converted Mod 70. Both are a joy to shoot. The Winchester and corresponding target can be seen at https://www.africahunting.com/threads/my-plain-jane-has-a-heart-of-gold.47271/
     

  12. TOBY458

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    That Winchester of your does shoot well! I hope my rifle shoots like that for sure! If I like the rifle, and decide to reload for it, I'll try the load you mentioned. Thanks for the info!
     

  13. TOBY458

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    I had the same thoughts!
     

  14. Witold Krzyżanowski

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    Welcome to the club Toby.
     
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    I built one on a Ruger RMS and sold it to another AH member, found I missed having that classic to shoot so I am currently building one on a Bauska BBK02 action. Need to do the final fitting of the stock, cerakote the steel, and bed the action. Should have it done within the month.

    Yours is a nice looking rifle that has another buff written all over it.
     

  16. Shootist43

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    Dave, please keep us posted on this project of yours.
     
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    Congrats on the 404. Nice find. I have a 404 Mod 70 conversion in the oven and should see it in the coming weeks.
    Ed
     
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  18. Ridgewalker

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    Toby, how are you ever going to decide which rifle to use on your next trip?(n)
     
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  19. TOBY458

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    I may just need to shoot 2 Buffalo next trip!
     
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    Lovely
     
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