What’s your guys opinion on a 375 flanged double rifle by Sabatti?

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If a Sabatti double will get the job done and any issues are easily resolved by a trip to a reputable gunsmith I don't see the problem. Not all of us have the means to spend five figures on a hunting rifle. That's not sour grapes or jealousy. It's economic reality. I'm honestly glad that a select few of you are able to keep that segment of gun world alive. I'd hate to see those guns disappear forever. The rest of us will have to be satisfied with other more affordable options.
A trip to a reputable gunsmith for those readily solved issues (I can think of two who would touch one of my doubles) for re-regulation, trigger or spring work, etc etc can generate a bill well north of a thousand dollars very quickly. I personally would rather spend that money on the initial investment.
 

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From person experience, not just anyone reputable will touch a Sabatti. I was turned down by several reputable double rifle smiths when i had problems with mine. Luckily Ken Owens came to my rescue.
 

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If a Sabatti double will get the job done and any issues are easily resolved by a trip to a reputable gunsmith I don't see the problem. Not all of us have the means to spend five figures on a hunting rifle. That's not sour grapes or jealousy. It's economic reality. I'm honestly glad that a select few of you are able to keep that segment of gun world alive. I'd hate to see those guns disappear forever. The rest of us will have to be satisfied with other more affordable options.
In addition to what @Red Leg said.... It's pretty tough to take a rifle to any gunsmith, much less a reputable one, when you are somewhere in Africa on a hunt. ;)

I had a Sabatti single trigger that doubled on me and I could not get it shoot both barrels on paper at 50 yards. I bought it brand new direct from the distributor in Texas. Took it back and they insisted it was perfect. I'll never buy another.
 

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