Wanted M-70 Winchester Custom African Express .375 H&H

spike.t

Sponsor
Since 2013
AH ambassador
Joined
Sep 12, 2010
Messages
9,767
Reaction score
9,420
Website
www.takerireservezambia.com
Media
333
Articles
6
Hunting reports
Africa
3
Member of
sci int, basc,wpaz
Hunted
zambia, tanzania, zimbabwe,Mozambique ,hungary, france, england
Hi I am not into internet trivia. I will post a picture of the Gibbs & Original Rigby in the next week. I may also post a picture of the lack of a proper feed ramp on the current Rigby. If you were familiar with zimbabwes learners many are well into their 40s most do not qualify.

jeez take a chill pill, and i do know quite a few zim ph`s....:rolleyes:
 

Tokoloshe Safaris

Sponsor
Since 2017
AH fanatic
Joined
Apr 8, 2016
Messages
718
Reaction score
1,125
Location
Milibizi, Zimbabwe
Website
www.tokoloshesafaris.com
Media
74
Articles
1
Member of
Life Member Safari International
Hunted
Zimbabwe, South Africa, Tanzania
I had one posted for sale here earlier this year (Custom African Express in 416 Rem Mag). I can tell you that I got my full asking price for the rifle with scope without any haggling if that helps for price ranging. Good luck on the search. I had looked for a 375 and a 458 in the Custom African for awhile and never made any headway. I found myself with two in .416 Rem Mag. I used one on a Dangerous Game hunt a few years ago so it is staying in the stable forever. I decided to sell my other earlier this year.
 

Tokoloshe Safaris

Sponsor
Since 2017
AH fanatic
Joined
Apr 8, 2016
Messages
718
Reaction score
1,125
Location
Milibizi, Zimbabwe
Website
www.tokoloshesafaris.com
Media
74
Articles
1
Member of
Life Member Safari International
Hunted
Zimbabwe, South Africa, Tanzania
Hi vette,
Since you had a little success in locating your 416 Rem. would you have any suggestions on places to look or advertise for the .375 H&H? I understand that many of these were sold at SCI, I have given thought to putting a add in either the SCI mag or newspaper, although a little expensive, especially the magazine.
 

375 Ruger Fan

Gold supporter
AH legend
Joined
Jun 14, 2015
Messages
3,892
Reaction score
5,884
Location
Shreveport, Louisiana
Media
236
Articles
5
Hunting reports
Africa
7
USA/Canada
4
Australia/NZ
1
Member of
NRA, DSC
Hunted
Namibia, Zimbabwe, South Africa (Eastern Cape & NW), Canada, New Zealand, Alaska, TX, LA, MO, OH, MT, ID, WA, WY
https://www.gunsamerica.com/951365893/MODEL-70-CUSTOM-SAFARI-EXPRESS-375-H-H.htm

Screen Shot 2016-12-08 at 8.04.25 AM.png
 
Last edited by a moderator:

buckstix

AH veteran
Joined
Jun 18, 2013
Messages
165
Reaction score
175
Website
www.buckstix.com
Media
22
Member of
NRA LIFE MEMBER
Hunted
US - CANADA


Here's one for sale in .416 Rem Mag. - $5900 - drop me an email.
 

Attachments

  • 416.jpg
    416.jpg
    273.2 KB · Views: 73

Tokoloshe Safaris

Sponsor
Since 2017
AH fanatic
Joined
Apr 8, 2016
Messages
718
Reaction score
1,125
Location
Milibizi, Zimbabwe
Website
www.tokoloshesafaris.com
Media
74
Articles
1
Member of
Life Member Safari International
Hunted
Zimbabwe, South Africa, Tanzania

buckstix

AH veteran
Joined
Jun 18, 2013
Messages
165
Reaction score
175
Website
www.buckstix.com
Media
22
Member of
NRA LIFE MEMBER
Hunted
US - CANADA
Hi I just happened to re-check this web site and swa you M-70. I wish to clarify if this is in fact a M-70 "classis custom "African" express. I am located in Zimbabwe and for some reason we cannot access gunsamerica? You can contact me directly at lekkerkry@hotmail.com

That rifle shown on GunsAmerica is NOT an "African Express" - It is a custom "Safari Express". Only some of the metal work is similar.

Here are the features it does NOT have.

It does not have the "Drop-Box Magazine" - it does NOT have the "Oberndorf Style Floorplate" - it does NOT have the "Handmade English Walnut Stock" - It does NOT have the "Shadow Outlined Cheek Piece" - it does NOT have the "Hand Rubbed Oil Finish" - it does NOT have the "Ebony Forend Tip" - it does NOT have the "Ebony Grip Cap" - it does NOT have the "22 lpi Hand Checkering" - it does NOT have the "Full Length Glass Bedded Action - it does NOT have the "Krieger Match Grade Barrel"

Also,

Most of the "African Express" rifles were factory fitted with scopes and recoil pads od choice.

Hope this helps.

NOTE: If you compare the pictures above of my African Express, with the pictures below of the Safari Express, you will see the difference. The Hand Made English Stock with the Drop-Box is the biggest difference.
 
Last edited:

375 Ruger Fan

Gold supporter
AH legend
Joined
Jun 14, 2015
Messages
3,892
Reaction score
5,884
Location
Shreveport, Louisiana
Media
236
Articles
5
Hunting reports
Africa
7
USA/Canada
4
Australia/NZ
1
Member of
NRA, DSC
Hunted
Namibia, Zimbabwe, South Africa (Eastern Cape & NW), Canada, New Zealand, Alaska, TX, LA, MO, OH, MT, ID, WA, WY

sierraone

Silver supporter
AH legend
Joined
Oct 14, 2013
Messages
3,794
Reaction score
3,600
Media
91
Articles
1
Hunting reports
Africa
2
Member of
Dallas Safari Club, Safari Club Int.
Hunted
USA, RSA, Northwest and Limpopo Provinces
That rifle shown on GunsAmerica is NOT an "African Express" - It is a custom "Safari Express". Only some of the metal work is similar.

Here are the features it does NOT have.

It does not have the "Drop-Box Magazine" - it does NOT have the "Oberndorf Style Floorplate" - it does NOT have the "Handmade English Walnut Stock" - It does NOT have the "Shadow Outlined Cheek Piece" - it does NOT have the "Hand Rubbed Oil Finish" - it does NOT have the "Ebony Forend Tip" - it does NOT have the "Ebony Grip Cap" - it does NOT have the "22 lpi Hand Checkering" - it does NOT have the "Full Length Glass Bedded Action - it does NOT have the "Krieger Match Grade Barrel"

Also,

Most of the "African Express" rifles were factory fitted with scopes and recoil pads od choice.

Hope this helps.

NOTE: If you compare the pictures above of my African Express, with the pictures below of the Safari Express, you will see the difference. The Hand Made English Stock with the Drop-Box is the biggest difference.
Agree. Most do not know the difference in these two rifles, but there is a big one. Not to mention the Safari Express is much easier to find than the African Express on the used market.
 

Forum statistics

Threads
36,117
Messages
679,887
Members
62,257
Latest member
VioletteRe
 

 

 

Latest profile posts

raamw wrote on AfricaHunting.com's profile.
Can you advise me to properly post pix, sometimes I get it right sometimes not
Tokoloshe Safaris wrote on Milan's profile.
I do not know where this video was posted, but I would very much like to see it.
Al Burke wrote on Milan's profile.
Hello Milan, I just watched your video on disassembling/reassembling the CZ 550. I have spent days looking for something like this. I now have no reservations taking apart my rifle. I like to do this with all my guns so I understand them "inside and out". Thank you very much for the information. It is greatly appreciated.
Al
Fred Gunner wrote on Viral_SIGness's profile.
60 375 Ruger Brass
$75+$8.30 Priority Mail Shipping
Postal Money Order Or Certified Tellers Check.

for final confirmation
 
Top