.408 vs .416 - Page 2
Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Long Guns > General Rifle Discussion > .408 vs .416

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-27-2012, 01:20 AM   #11
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Mitch_C's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 30
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Does anyone know what brands do a .408 hunting rifle in Australia.

__________________
Mitch_C is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2012, 12:28 PM   #12
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Gatoragn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: North GA. Back home in Dixieland.
Posts: 3,500
Liked 1250 Times on 701 Posts
Likes Given: 525

Default .416 Rigby

How about one of these?

http://search.yahoo.com/r/_ylt=A0oG7l6BdktPVEYA6GxXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTEyODNvdTk 3BHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMQRjb2xvA2FjMgR2dGlkA0RGUjVfNzU-/SIG=11rlc2lii/EXP=1330374401/**http%3a//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.416_Rigby

__________________
Gatoragn is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2012, 01:41 PM   #13
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 3,617
Liked 813 Times on 621 Posts
Likes Given: 125

Default

I was thinking .416 Rigby too. When a friend got one from his wife for Christmas and I looked into it, having always fancied a .375 H&H (something to consider), I was quite suprised at how (maybe as or more) versatile the Rigby is!

Barret came out with their .416 to bypass the .50 restriction in California I'd read, but also that the US asked for something like it... Might be what you need indeed.

But wouldn't you prefer a nice retina-detaching .338 Lapua Magnum out of one of those fancy Savages? May NOT be leagl Downunder as the metric-named caliber is in use as a British if not Commonwealth sniper round.

Let us know how this develops -- this is cool!

__________________

Last edited by HockaLouis; 02-27-2012 at 01:47 PM.
HockaLouis is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2012, 06:44 PM   #14
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Mitch_C's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 30
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Someone I know was thinking about selling his 300 win mag. Any thoughts on that?

__________________
Mitch_C is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2012, 12:04 AM   #15
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Gatoragn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: North GA. Back home in Dixieland.
Posts: 3,500
Liked 1250 Times on 701 Posts
Likes Given: 525

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mitch_C View Post
Someone I know was thinking about selling his 300 win mag. Any thoughts on that?
It is "big" enough for most of us. May not be an ideal choice for African buffalo, but should work on pigs, red stag, wild cattle, etc.
__________________

Last edited by Gatoragn; 02-28-2012 at 01:47 AM.
Gatoragn is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2012, 01:34 AM   #16
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Mitch_C's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 30
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Down her each state/territory are like separate countries. I found out I can gat a .416 in NSW but can't get it registrated in ACT even though ACT is completely surrounded by NSW. Who made these stupid rules

__________________
Mitch_C is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2012, 01:52 AM   #17
JTJ
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
JTJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Lake Havasu,Arizona
Posts: 6,447
Liked 2279 Times on 1237 Posts
Likes Given: 668

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mitch_C View Post
Down her each state/territory are like separate countries. I found out I can gat a .416 in NSW but can't get it registrated in ACT even though ACT is completely surrounded by NSW. Who made these stupid rules
The rules are made by politicians that are afraid an armed society might get fed up with stupid rules and rise up against them.
__________________

Patron Member NRA
"I would not be an old man if I had not been an armed young man." JTJ
I was taught to respect my elders but they are getting harder to find.

JTJ is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes