So I did a thing...my first double rifle!

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Got the bug for a double so here is my first! Verney-Carron 450-400.
Now if I could;d find some ammo.....

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And it looks like factory Recknagel mounts. Lovely rifle. I bet it shoots.
 

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Great buy. Verney-Carron makes classy stuff. I dream of a world where men hunt more with double rifles--I'm trying to find a reason to take my Webley .450 BPE to Africa ;-)
 

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Congrats and welcome to the double rifle club
 

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Nice! Congrats!
 

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Is that an over/under double in 450/400? very unusual! and I don't think I have seen any double rifle with a schnabel fore end.
It's beautiful. Enjoy.
 

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Like your rifle, wish mine had the factory Recknagel mounts. It is one of the most accurate double I have ever shot. When you get to the point of needing reloading data send me a PM and I will share what I have developed for mine to give you a starting point.
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so awesome!!!
 

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Hi @fjyfishdoc, what is the weight of your Verney?
 

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An awesome looking rifle. Great chambering. Congratulations.
 

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@flyfishdoc Have you found ammo for that beautiful piece yet?
 

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Beautiful rifle! Congratulations.

I opened this thread thinking I was going to drool over another rifle with the barrels sideways but, lo and behold, yours are correctly arranged. ;-)
 

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Is that an over/under double in 450/400? very unusual! and I don't think I have seen any double rifle with a schnabel fore end.
It's beautiful. Enjoy.
I have a Zoli O/U double rifle with a schnabel fore end.
 

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Congratulations @flyfishdoc. Perhaps you should change your handle from Flyfishdoc to DRdoc as in double rifle doc!! ;)

I am quite sure you will enjoy it. If you need a reloading data for 450/400 PM me.

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I have plenty of factory ammo if you are in Alaska. Brass, too, that I can ship out of state but ammo is too expensive to ship out.
 

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