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Postby DOCB » Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:17 pm

damn. that is a big ass rifle, if you dont mind me asking how much did that run you? that has got to be a bitch to fire. hope you have one hell of a recoil pad
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Postby kyle44mag » Thu Dec 13, 2007 12:59 am

When I asked my uncle he said, and I quote,"You don't even want to know." But I have to imagine at least 25,000. It has 196 pounds of recoil, what do you think? It is so worth it though, its my new favorite gun.I know it is an enormous caliber that is part of the reason I chose it, the other reason is that I was just blown away at the sight and thought of a bolt action rifle, I do have a good recoil pad, but that doesnt help much. I am talking to my gunsmith and seeing if he can remove some of the wood of the stock and add about 15 pounds of brass plate, doubling the weight will surely take the mulekicklyness out out it for the most part. But no matter how much it kicks it is still a joy to fire.

Thank you,

Kyle
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Postby DOCB » Thu Dec 13, 2007 6:50 pm

damn thats alot of money! i have seen some safari hunters have a harness that straps the rifle to your body. i dont really know anything about it, ive just seen it in pics.
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Postby kyle44mag » Thu Dec 13, 2007 7:09 pm

And that might be on the conservative side, I am not sure. I'm just gonna put a leather sling on it. I took my wood burning kit and wrote, "The Pachyderminator", in caligraphy on the stock. It seemed appropriate.

Thank you, Kyle
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Postby kyle44mag » Mon Dec 17, 2007 6:58 pm

On second thought, my beauty is too nice to put a sling on.
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