Rigby Highland Stalker .275 vs 30-06

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I went 275. I appreciate all the insight.

Nice.... congratulations on making the correct choice... ;) :E Big Grin:....now just need to line up some hunting....and I think I know just the place :D Beers:
 

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Dude that is awesome! Nice sling as well. Instead of knotting the leather thong, I lashed mine with wax coated cord. It works better and looks awesome.
 

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I’m sure you know this, but the studs will only work with a thonged sling. They will not work properly with sling swivels.
 

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Dude that is awesome! Nice sling as well. Instead of knotting the leather thong, I lashed mine with wax coated cord. It works better and looks awesome.

I appreciate it! Do you happen to have a pic of your sling? I am messing around with it a bit tonight. The rifle is definitely a lot slimmer and lighter than I thought it would be. Very well balanced.
 

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I’m sure you know this, but the studs will only work with a thonged sling. They will not work properly with sling swivels.
Mine works perfectly with sling swivels. :unsure:
 

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I’m sure you know this, but the studs will only work with a thonged sling. They will not work properly with sling swivels.

‘fish hook swivels would be the original method as well and will work. Now that Mauser owns rigby it could be they went to EU sling eyes. (Smaller than uncle Mike’s, $40 at NECG)
 

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‘fish hook swivels would be the original method as well and will work. Now that Mauser owns rigby it could be they went to EU sling eyes. (Smaller than uncle Mike’s, $40 at NECG)
Exactly
 

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I appreciate it! Do you happen to have a pic of your sling? I am messing around with it a bit tonight. The rifle is definitely a lot slimmer and lighter than I thought it would be. Very well balanced.

I will send you a pic.
 

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Mine works perfectly with sling swivels. :unsure:

Interesting. The stud hole on mine is far too large for normal sling swivels. It is definitely set up for the Rigby silent sling.
 

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Actually the holes on mine are much larger than standard studs. Would this match the fish hook swivels you mention? I’m not familiar with them.
 

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Though a classic Winchester version, this is what they look like. I am not a fan.


My rifle with a Trader Keith Sling and swivels - not sure the actual brand.
Hill Country Ten Point and Rigby .275
 

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Actually the holes on mine are much larger than standard studs. Would this match the fish hook swivels you mention? I’m not familiar with them.
Google Winchester or Parker hale fish hook swivels. Expect to pay $80-$150 a pair. It’s 100% what that was intended to use. I use English swivel eyes on restorations for fish hook use.

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