New Zealand Rigby

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New Zealand Rigby

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Here is a photo of the new Rigby taken at the recent Sika show in Taupo.
The local agent for Rigby is Davey Hughes, best known for his Swazi line of outdoor wear

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Very nice :drool:

Does that rifle have the Rigby peep sight on the bolt?

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This one did not have the peepsight if I recall

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Very nice? Are you going to buy one?
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Very nice indeed.
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Corjack wrote:Very nice? Are you going to buy one?
I was seriously considering it, but now rather looking at another double rifle.

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Davey is a living legend. A true mountain man and as hard as nails. I had no idea he was a dealer for firearms. You learn something everyday.
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deerhunter338mag wrote:Davey is a living legend.
Wouldn't know about that :lol: :lol: but his company makes some damn fine kit. I still like my Swannies but I wear a lot of Swazi fleece as well.

Oops, of topic, sorry...... :doh: :lol:
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Vaughan wrote:
deerhunter338mag wrote:Davey is a living legend.
Wouldn't know about that :lol: :lol: but his company makes some damn fine kit. I still like my Swannies but I wear a lot of Swazi fleece as well.

Oops, of topic, sorry...... :doh: :lol:
Well not really as we are talking about the importers other enterprises. Might need a flow chart with processes drafted up :lol: :lol:
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Very nice. :handgestures-thumbup:

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Here is another kiwi Rigby - but one from the mid 50's
It is listed on trademe if anyone is interested

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Hendrik470 wrote:Here is another kiwi Rigby - but one from the mid 50's
It is listed on trademe if anyone is interested
G'day Hendrik, do you know what price it's listed at?

There are a few early Rigby's floating about over here. I had a play with a Rigby takedown in 303 British a couple of months back. Made about 1906 IIRC. She was in mint condition and was apparently made for one of the Viceroy's. Same bloke also has two other Rigby's, but I know that they have had work done on them over the years. Still very nice rifles.

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Its not available anymore, but if I recall the guy wanted around $8k for it. Which is not bad

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Yep, that was a good price. Probably explains why she's gone.
Thanks mate.
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