Dangerous-Game Rifles by Terry Wieland

By Terry Wieland

The recognition of rifles designed to take large video game hasn't ever been better. Terry Wieland, a well known firearms specialist, explores intimately the rifles and calibers which are drawing realization. This moment version covers what has replaced within the box because the first version was once published-new calibers, new cartridges, new weapons, new actions-and comprises new fabric on motion and barrel manufacture, tracing the construction of an exceptional, personalized, big-bore rifle.

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Was registered in London by persons unknown and lay dormant for a half-dozen years before it was purchased by a consortium of British gunmakers and gun lovers. Determined to return the Rigby name to its previous glory, this group, led by Mark Neal and Peter Nerving, embarked on a program to reintroduce the famous Rigby designs of old. 451 target rifle. com. indd 16 10/5/09 1:30:45 PM The Great English Double The company delivered the first finished shotgun — a Grade “B” sidelock — on August 7, 2009.

700 was good only “for driven mammoths,” and that certainly sums up its capabilities. It is over-powered for any game on earth, and it would take a very strong man to carry and use the 19-pound rifle. ) $65 a shot. It is not included in this book in any serious way, because it does not qualify as a working dangerous-game rifle no matter what H&H says. 375 H&H. It is the finest all-around hunting cartridge of all time, usable on any animal up to elephants; for many years, it was the standard cartridge in Alaska among biggame guides in brown-bear country.

As well as the famous “addorsed (back to back) Rs” trademark that has graced generations of firearms. The London company said it is carefully avoiding any infringement of these registered trademarks. For now, the situation is odd indeed: The California company, which owns the trademark, is not producing (or even pretending to produce) any double rifle that bears more than a superficial resemblance to a traditional Rigby, while the upstart in London is promising genuine, traditional Rigby models, made by London gunmakers and proofed in London.

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