New Member Looking For A Left Action .458

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  1. BenW

    BenW New Member

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    Hi AH
    Great to be a part of this community
    Im a young guide and professional hunter fed up with always using company rifles so i am on the lookout for a .458 winmag or lott bolt action rifle to buy - in a LEFT action - to buy in South Africa - I know they are rare but please spread the word!
    Looking forward to the help!
    Cheers and happy hunting
    Ben
     

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  8. BenW

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    Thanks for the warm welcome and responses!

    Hope I find one soon! Keep spreading the search

    Thanks for the help once again
     

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    What is your budget? Sabi rifles can build one for about 40k. I am yet to find a left handed rifle bigger than 416 Ruger.
     

  10. BenW

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    Jip I spoke to SABI and have a quote all set - looking around a bit now I know what they ask
    A 416 ruger is definetly also an option if you know of one !
    Thanks!
     

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    There was one at savuti arms in jhb a month or two ago I looked at.. Might still be there
     

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    Keep an eye on http://gunbroker.co.za/classifieds/
    I checked all the current listings and found very few rifles above 375, and no LH rifles at all.

    Best of luck and welcome to AH.
     

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    I know of a magnificent Left hand 416 Rigby made by Dakota in SA for sale
     

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    Zastava Arms in Serbia makes left handed Mauser rifles in 458 Win Mag. You might look around and see if you can find an importer for them there in the RSA. The only problem is that the barrel is only .660" in diameter and they are very muzzle light which makes the recoil pretty vicious. I have one and re-barreled it with a heavier barrel (.750) and she's a sweetheart now.
     
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    Fjold said it. I have one as well and she kicks like a Missouri work mule!
     
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