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chashardy

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Just got home with my new John Rigby Big Game 416. It's a rifle I have always wanted and it will be a great complement to my Chapuis 375 H&H double. Haven't shot the Rigby yet, but will be going to the range on Thursday to try it with iron sights, though I've already ordered a Leupold VX-6HD 1-6x24 CDS ZL-2 for it.
I will be heading back to Africa again for my fourth safari in a year or so.
Comparing the Rigby to my Model 70 300 WinMag, it's easy to see the similarities between the Rigby and the Winchester.
 

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Definitely a fine rifle! This will be my next special rifle purchase but not for a couple more years. I plan on a big game and a highland stalker to round out my gun safe.
 

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Thanks. It is a beautiful example of fine gun making. I'll take some pics and post them.
 

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Jealousy abounds for many of us when you talk about Rigbys!
 

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Well done, enjoy!
 

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Thanks. It is a beautiful example of fine gun making. I'll take some pics and post them.
I was just about to say....love to see some pics.
Congrats on the new addition.
 

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Congratulations, need pics!
 

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