Left hand 404 Jeffery

Bert Reynolds

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May 30, 2019
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Parts are all here for my left hand 404
Looks like it’s going to be a great project. Love the blank!
Great blank!! Very nice figuring - I was wondering about the action as well
Good project, progress photos please.
Action is a left hand Zastava. Bottom metal is a 4 shot Prechtl magnum. Safety and trigger is is recknagel. I have a Lothar Walther barrel and recknagel sights for it. If I’m happy with this I’ll build a matching 8x68.
Going to be a beauty but you have a right handed pattern on that blank ;)
Looks like a useful build at reasonable cost. Nice wood, Mauser action, barrel by a good maker... I'll watch for progress reports.
Update. The recknagel mag box is a bit skinny at the front. So I’m making my own according to Mausers original drawings. Will hold 5 shots and has a left hand follower.
It’s beautiful! As a fellow left hand rifle shooter I applaud you for bringing another left handed dangerous game rifle into the world! There’s few enough so every one counts
That is gonna be slick... And five rounds is awesome.

I have a left hand Lott, but at some point (probably at retirement if all goes well) I would like a really nice .404 or .416 Rigby.


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Norma 404 Brass. A personal check is good and will clear in one day when I electronically deposit.
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Thx!!! Let me know what I owe you...
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