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Re: Gibbs African Rifle 72 caliber
      27/06/20 04:44 PM

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Have you looked at [ The Gun Works ]?

They have an English Sporting Rifle in several calibers.

"The English Sporting Rifle will feature the following:

Available in 45, 50, 54, 58, 62, and 69 caliber
Oregon Barrel Company tapered octagon 1-1/8" to 1" barrel
Barrel lengths: 28" to 36"
Twist and rifling depth are made to order. Forsythe Rifling available.
Davis lock and single trigger
Standard length of pull is 13-3/4"
Available in two grades of Maple or Walnut:
Select: with figure, but can fade out
Select Plus: with figure throughout"

They also have a 4 and 8 bore.

I know nothing of there Quality, but I do have one of there .69 cal barrels.

With .120" land and .160" groves, slow twist. looks good!

Have not shot it yet.






http://www.thegunworks.com/custprodgun.cfm?ProductID=2544&do=detail&Cat2Option=yes#

English Sporting Rifle - Ultimate - 4Bore(TGW-U4) $4,750.00
Select Plus Wood Model Manufactured by Custom
Pieces: 1 Stock: Walnut
Barrel Length: 31in Twist: 1:104
Caliber: 4Bore
Diameter: 1-3/4in to 1-1/2in
In the mid to late 1800's, many hunters used large bore rifles to hunt dangerous African game. Many safaris were made atop an elephant's back. This is the rifle for living one's dream successfully.
The Ultimate 4 Bore English Sporting Rifle with a pistol grip will feature the following:

Available in 4 Bore
Oregon Barrel Company tapered octagon 1-3/4" to 1-1/2" barrel
Barrel length: 31"
Rifling twist:1:104
Custom Davis lock and single trigger
Standard length of pull is 13-5/8"
Available in Walnut Select Plus: with figure throughout
Ebony nose and pistol grip cap
Checkered grip and forend
On Orders Specify:

Rear Sight placement from breech plug



http://www.thegunworks.com/custprodgun.cfm?ProductID=2543&do=detail&Cat2Option=yes

English Sporting Rifle - Ultimate - 8Bore(TGW-U8) $4,750.00
Select Plus Wood Model Manufactured by Custom
Pieces: 1 Stock: Walnut
Barrel Length: 31-1/2in Twist: 1:144
Caliber: 8Bore
Diameter: 1-5/16in to 1-3/16in
On may of his African safaris, one of Sir Samuel Baker's weapons of choice was the 8 Bore Sporting Rifle. This rifle, even though being lighter and smaller caliber than "Baby", will be just as deadly with a carefully placed shot.
The Ultimate 8 Bore English Sporting Rifle will feature the following:

Available in 8 Bore
Oregon Barrel Company tapered octagon 1-5/16" to 1-3/16" barrel
Barrel length: 31-1/2"
Rifling twist:1:144
Custom Davis lock and single trigger
Standard length of pull is 13-5/8"
Available in Walnut Select Plus: with figure throughout
Ebony nose cap
Checkered grip and forend
On Orders Specify:

Rear Sight placement from breech plug

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