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    Falling Block

    Looking to see what's out there in the .25 to .28 calibre new or used, scoped,suppressed or not.
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    How nice would a modern reproduction of a Farquharson be with oiled walnut, scroll engraving, leaf sights and a claw mounted scope....
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    Warm Barrels!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 300_BLK View Post
    How nice would a modern reproduction of a Farquharson be with oiled walnut, scroll engraving, leaf sights and a claw mounted scope....
    Look up Soroka rifles. Glenn Soroka is a Kiwi making beautiful Farquharson repros in modern calibres. I have had my hands on a couple and they are very very good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gundoc View Post
    Look up Soroka rifles. Glenn Soroka is a Kiwi making beautiful Farquharson repros in modern calibres. I have had my hands on a couple and they are very very good.
    Might be a little out of my price range, and I would never be able to handle one as I am sure I would start drooling all over it. Damn they are gorgeous.

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    Not quite a falling block, Martini actioned. This ones in 38/55Name:  AF4EE4F8-D748-4FE7-BEE0-C0023CD93808.jpeg
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    Boom, cough,cough,cough

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    Quote Originally Posted by gundoc View Post
    Look up Soroka rifles. Glenn Soroka is a Kiwi making beautiful Farquharson repros in modern calibres. I have had my hands on a couple and they are very very good.
    @gundoc i'm a regular visitor to that page!
    Warm Barrels!

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    Ruger No.1s come up on TM regularly in the 1.5-2k price range . . they would make a nice custom rifle if you wanted to put some dollars into them for a keeper rifle
    or go mad and buy new . . theyre not that expensive when you look at other rifles in that style.

    you really should have at least one falling block in the safe
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    without a picture . .. it never happened !

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    I think Wilson's sports has a Ruger No1 in 257 Roberts. Is listed on Trademe.

    https://www.trademe.co.nz/sports/hun...5af88903f7761b

    Also a Ruger No1 6ppc listed

    https://www.trademe.co.nz/sports/hun...ac8401d8ad150a
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    They are very uncommonly encountered in NZ but the Browning Hi-Wall (or even better Low-Wall) as manufactured by Miroku are very nice. I have a Low-Wall in 22 K Hornet, its a beaut wee rifle, one day it will get another barrel into something a bit harder hitting. Hayes associates also import the Italian copies of the original Hi-Walls but these are not really styled for NZ hunting.

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    Ok how much do you want for it? $$'s towards your secret project.

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    Hey - you know me, I'd probly give it to a nice bloke who'd go hunting with me occasionally!

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    Quote Originally Posted by gundoc View Post
    Look up Soroka rifles. Glenn Soroka is a Kiwi making beautiful Farquharson repros in modern calibres. I have had my hands on a couple and they are very very good.
    Not wrong. I think spectacular sums it up nicely.

 

 

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