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Rigby To Release New Caliber: The .416 Rigby No. 2

More than two decades after the development of their last cartridge, London gunmaker John Rigby & Co. is set to release a new caliber, the .416 Rigby No. 2, which will be chambered in Rigby’s Rising Bite double rifles. Continue reading Rigby To Release New Caliber: The .416 Rigby No. 2

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Proper Barrel Length

Barrel-length-Sundra-shooting-doubleWhat’s the “proper” barrel length for a dangerous game rifle? That’s a question that often comes up around the fire in safari camps across Africa and among gun cranks everywhere. And it’s one that can easily morph into a heated debate, because it can be a very polarizing subject. Continue reading Proper Barrel Length

Double Rifle Fever

This highly engraved double from Heym is representative of classic double rifles.
This highly engraved double from Heym is representative of classic double rifles.

Anyone wanting a new double rifle today can be forgiven if he feels like a plump young cottontail negotiating a dark forest infested with wolves. Continue reading Double Rifle Fever

Krieghoff – The Classic “Big Five”

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The Krieghoff Classic “Big Five” offers traditional style with modern features.

Krieghoff’s Classic “Big Five” side-by-side double rifle features a twin-hammer action with a Universal Trigger System, Combi-Cocking Device and reliable optional ejectors. A few of the standard features that ensure accuracy and reliability in field include:

  • Articulated front trigger without set trigger device
  • Slim and compact steel action with reinforced sidewalls  for extra strength
  • Automatic hammer safety to prevent the rifle from firing unless it is fully closed
  • Short opening angle for fast, easy loading
  • Sliding, self-adjusting wedge for durable secure bolting

With a renewed interest in wingshooting by many hunters, Krieghoff offers a 20 gauge barrel with or without ejectors for the Classic “Big Five” rifle. Find out more about the Classic “Big Five” as well as the entire Krieghoff line at their website.