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    Forbes 24b 280AI

    Hi all.

    Selling this rifle as we're moving overseas for the next couple of years. Only holding onto a super-pig for my trips home.

    As above - Forbes 24b 280AI. Purchased new in Dec 2016.

    I have done some load development & got it shooting nicely. See this thread - http://www.nzhuntingandshooting.co.n...lopment-32279/
    I haven't had the time to play around any further.

    Barrel is still 24" & threaded 1/2 x 28. It has one of Dean Maisey's Varimax Quick Change (QC) muzzle breaks fitted (tapered to the barrel contour & indexed). Very nice piece of equipment. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqYYd3T9A94&t=18s Also, has a flush thread cap.

    The Timney trigger is set at 2lbs. Breaks very nicely.

    Redding FL & Seating dies.

    47 Norma cases (all fired). Yes, 280AI brass is somewhat readily available - no need to fireform.
    - 32 are loaded as per the 61gr load in the other thread.
    - 11 prepped & primed
    - 5 fired

    30mm Talley lightweight rings.

    Hard travel case included.

    It has only seen range time during load development & a week in Fiordland earlier this year. It has some superficial scratches from rubbing, not dropped etc. I managed to highlight the scratch down the barrel with light coming through the window - it's not as bad the picture leads to believe.

    Shots down the tube will be all the holes on paper in the other thread plus a maximum of 10 more.

    $2750 + post Located in Manukau.

    Scope & Bipod not included.

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    Oh boy.
    Rule 4: Identify your target beyond all doubt

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    Happy to sell it for less without the brake if they're not your thing.

    (I won't sell the brake before the rifle though)

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    Offers? Otherwise I'll have to resort to Trademe.

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    Anyone want a t3 7mm mag fluted barrel carbon stock so I can buy this??....

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    Long shot but would you consider selling the dies?

    Sent from my G8141 using Tapatalk

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jpayne View Post
    Long shot but would you consider selling the dies?

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    Thanks but no thanks mate. Want to sell as a package. Cheers

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    SPF.

    Cheers Forum.

 

 

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