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Is this price for real?

Postby mawrth » Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:11 am

I was looking around the gun ads today and found this ad with the price set @ $17,500 AUD. Yes I would LOVE this rifle but the price is daunting.



Blaser R93 Selous.
The Legendary Safari rifle
-Custom case hardened steel receiver
-Grade 8 timber stock
-gold trigger
-Factory fitted kickstop
-Safari rubber recoil pad
Chambered in 375H&H Mag this firearm normally retails at $20,000.
Rifle is supplied safari barrel with out sight and genuine NEW saddle mounts

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Re: Is this price for real?

Postby 9.3x64 » Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:27 am

Hi mate, that price sounds about right for a Selous.
I handled one about a month ago at the factory.
An absolutely stunning rifle. The colour case hardening has to be seen to be believed.
Life is too short to hunt with an ugly dog.
Hunt with a German Shorthaired Pointer.


I wonder how long it will be before Blaser introduces the new Blaser double rifle?

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Re: Is this price for real?

Postby mchughcb » Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:45 am

Blasermania had one. I thought it was 416Rem. Yes great looking gun. I'm not sure it shoots any better than my bush bashed R93 though. Would I pay the money? - No way. You could get a K95 and BD14 for that price.

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Re: Is this price for real?

Postby Blasernovice » Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:40 am

That's cheap. There was a secondhand K95 baroness for sale in NZ a while back NZ$35,000.

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Re: Is this price for real?

Postby Gun Barrel Ecologist » Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:44 am

This ad? http://www.ozgunsales.com/listing/42739 ... elous.html

Interesting that it points out the mounts are new, but presumably the rifle is a demo model that's been to every shot show and had a few rounds put through it :think:

The notion of a Safari barrel without sights has me :confusion-scratchheadyellow: The Selous stock and action are bigger and chunkier to soak up the .416Rem, not sure it's needed for the .375 but it should balance nicely with the heavy profile safari barrel.

Once you get into the non standard profile barrels, and upgrade the wood classes the $$s soon stack up

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Re: Is this price for real?

Postby pagosawingnut » Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:53 am

Dang you guys get hammered on gun prices over there. There is a Selous listed on Gunbroker here in the states for 11,000 US
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Re: Is this price for real?

Postby sav338 » Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:01 pm

pagosawingnut wrote:Dang you guys get hammered on gun prices over there. There is a Selous listed on Gunbroker here in the states for 11,000 US


You got that right on the nose :cry:

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Re: Is this price for real?

Postby SPEEDY » Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:04 am

Even a regular R8 more then a grand more then you pay after conversion.
I'm soft and I don't care. :dance:

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Re: Is this price for real?

Postby Rod » Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:58 am

SPEEDY wrote:Even a regular R8 more then a grand more then you pay after conversation.


Hey Speedy...how about a little less conversation.

https://youtu.be/Zx1_6F-nCaw

Rod :D

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Re: Is this price for real?

Postby SPEEDY » Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:00 am

Fixed it, this phones auto correct ain't worth crap.
I'm soft and I don't care. :dance:

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Re: Is this price for real?

Postby 9.3x64 » Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:51 am

SPEEDY wrote:Fixed it, this phones auto correct ain't worth crap.

Your just not a good enugh spella...
Life is too short to hunt with an ugly dog.
Hunt with a German Shorthaired Pointer.


I wonder how long it will be before Blaser introduces the new Blaser double rifle?

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Re: Is this price for real?

Postby SPEEDY » Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:31 am

9.3x64 wrote:
SPEEDY wrote:Fixed it, this phones auto correct ain't worth crap.

Your just not a good enugh spella...


Nah, I speak mostly hillbilly so it don't always translate non to proper.
I'm soft and I don't care. :dance:

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Re: Is this price for real?

Postby 9.3x64 » Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:57 pm

SPEEDY wrote:
9.3x64 wrote:
SPEEDY wrote:Fixed it, this phones auto correct ain't worth crap.

Your just not a good enugh spella...


Nah, I speak mostly hillbilly so it don't always translate non to proper.

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Life is too short to hunt with an ugly dog.
Hunt with a German Shorthaired Pointer.


I wonder how long it will be before Blaser introduces the new Blaser double rifle?


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