Just scored a mate to my Hawkeye African 6.5x55

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  1. Sand Rat

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    Been looking for a 275 Rigby Hawkeye African for some time. This one popped up on Gunbroker today and I couldn’t resist. I’ll post pics and report on how it shoots when it gets here.

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    Wonderful rifles. I have the same pair. Well done
     
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  4. Sand Rat

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    Thanks Garry
     
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    Congratulations....those rifles are hard to come by!
     
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    Ahh, so that's where that went eh?? (y):eek::rolleyes::D
     
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    Damned Buy it Now button!
     
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    Congrats on the addition!
     
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    I wasn't going to bid anyway, just watching it, nice rifle. I have a No. 1 .275 that shoots great and just as rare as the Hawkeye, maybe more so.
     
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    Congrats ! Lovely caliber !
    Is it regulated for the 140 or the 175 grain slug ?
     

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    Regulated?o_O Its not a double rifle.;) If you mean its twist, it will handle any weight or length of bullet within reason.:D
     
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    Apologies :) When l visited John Rigby and Co. , They were telling me that their High land Stalker in .275 Rigby is " regulated " for the 140 gr bullet . So l used the word " regulated " :p . Something to do with twist and chamber throat , if l recall correctly.
     
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    Especially when mixed with ethanol.
     
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    That’s exactly what happened! Took one look and BAM!
     
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    Stone cold sober, been wanting one of these for some time.
     
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    My favorite pill by far is the 156 gr Norma Oryx.
     

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    Call me the sneaky bastard................
     
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    Gun broker is a dangerous and powerful weapon! I was stuck in Hawaii once for about 6 months and returned home to about 8 new guns all bought off gunbroker!
     
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    I can’t use the overseas and bored excuse anymore. I’m back home for good as of August 22. In fact I had to have Gunbroker reset my account before I started to use VPN, they wouldn’t let me buy from Saudi because of the url address.
     

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    Actually, I was thinking about somebody else (psst...bullthrower!)
     

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