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Rigby Offers Sneak Peek at 2016 World Heritage Rifle

World-Heritage-Rifle-Rigby-stock-grainThe World Heritage Rifle for the 2016 SCI Convention is a Corbett-style .275 Rigby honoring hunting in Asia. Rigby’s Managing Director, Marc Newton, was kind enough to give us a Continue reading Rigby Offers Sneak Peek at 2016 World Heritage Rifle

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The Stalking Rifle

The tradition of stalking the Scottish stag is firmly entrenched in the highlander heritage. This one fell to a Dakota M76 in .270 Winchester.
The tradition of stalking the Scottish stag is firmly entrenched in the highlander heritage. This one fell to a Dakota M76 in .270 Winchester.

We can probably agree that the “stalking rifle” has its origins in the British gun trade, and that in its classic form it’s a beautiful and beautifully light little rifle with origins almost certainly pre-dating smokeless powder (if not self-contained cartridges). But the exact definition, if there is one, is a bit more elusive. Continue reading The Stalking Rifle

Rigby’s Jim Corbett Rifle(s) To Highlight SCI Convention 2016

Copyright John Rigby & Co.
Copyright John Rigby & Co.

SCI members who attend the 2016 Hunters’ Convention at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas Nevada Feb. 3-6 will have an opportunity to see firsthand a significant piece of hunting/firearms Continue reading Rigby’s Jim Corbett Rifle(s) To Highlight SCI Convention 2016

John Rigby & Co Wins Best New Rifle Award

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Marc Newton, Managing Director of John Rigby & Co., right, joins Rigby’s Finance Director Patty Pugh during ceremonies that honored the Rigby Big Game Rifle as the “Best New Rifle.”

John Rigby & Co has won the Best New Rifle award for its Big Game rifle at the 2015 Time Inc. Shooting Industry Awards held at Mercure Brandon Hall, Coventry. Continue reading John Rigby & Co Wins Best New Rifle Award