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#6194808 - 02/19/12 09:23 PM Rigby Rifle For Sale
ChrisD Offline
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London built cased John Rigby rifle for sale in Dallas, Texas. Caliber 7x57 (marked Rigby 275). $4750. View additional photos at www.photobucket.com/rigbyrifle

Chris



Edited by ChrisD (02/19/12 09:24 PM)

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#6194937 - 02/19/12 09:58 PM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: ChrisD]
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Wow...
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#6195694 - 02/20/12 01:16 AM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: VAnimrod]
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Damn! Where is that winning lottery ticket when I need it.
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#6195720 - 02/20/12 01:21 AM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: ChrisD]
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Good grief!! And in my favorite cartridge.
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#6195726 - 02/20/12 01:23 AM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: hillbillybear]
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Congrats to whoever the buyer will be. This is something you don't see here very often!
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#6195875 - 02/20/12 01:54 AM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: bigwhoop]
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Very impressive!

I'm not convinced that I can justify this, but it is very interesting.

Free bump for the "ultimate rifle".

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#6196859 - 02/20/12 09:24 AM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: donsm70]
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#6196877 - 02/20/12 10:38 AM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: John_Boy]
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I am a huge fan of anything Rigby, and this is indeed a very fine rifle. But if were to come into the money to buy this I would have to send it to Karnis to have that Rollover Monte Carlo Cheekpiece carved DOWN a bunch and re shaped to a more classic stylization and lines.

Anyone else notice that glaring need?
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#6196994 - 02/20/12 12:38 PM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: safariman]
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A Rigby. Oh my!

Yep. FINALLY couldn't deal with the one on mine although they do what their designed for quite well.

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#6197004 - 02/20/12 12:43 PM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: safariman]
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respect your opinion safari man, but I don't think I could let anyone, even an artist like Karnis touch it with rasp and sandpaper.....

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#6197046 - 02/20/12 01:04 PM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: AFTERUM]
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Free Bump with a question....Why does the wrist look so long....It looks like a 98 but the wrist just seems too long to my eyes.

Beautiful Rifle regardless.

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#6197060 - 02/20/12 01:12 PM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: Bruzer]
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Why are you guys publicly knocking this guys post. Send him a PM with your concerns about it, especially if you aren't even interested in buying it.
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#6197187 - 02/20/12 02:04 PM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: mcsmith13]
Tony Offline
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Nice rifle. I never knew Rigby stocked them that way.

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#6197383 - 02/20/12 03:02 PM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: Tony]
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Originally Posted By: Tony
Nice rifle. I never knew Rigby stocked them that way.

wink

That cheek piece is so period and way too big for my taste.

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#6197411 - 02/20/12 03:11 PM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: Savage_99]
Spanokopitas Offline
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...and why did they box it in red? That shade of red doesn't go with that high cheekpiece and long wrist.
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#6197442 - 02/20/12 03:21 PM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: AFTERUM]
EricM Offline
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Cool gun. You don't see these very often. I'd like to see bigger and more detailed pics, with any history on the rifle.

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#6197466 - 02/20/12 03:29 PM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: EricM]
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That seems like a low price for a Rigby of that caliber and condition.
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#6197722 - 02/20/12 04:41 PM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: Spanokopitas]
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High cheekpiece and a long wrist????? Jeez, some of you guys would want to
change the the fenders and headlights of a classic Bugatti roadster.

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#6198553 - 02/20/12 08:39 PM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: coolpapabill]
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It would need the gold package.

Bump for a marvelous rig.

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#6198615 - 02/20/12 08:55 PM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: Karnis]
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Gorgeous rifle. Good luck with the sale.


Travis

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#6200605 - 02/21/12 04:15 AM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: deflave]
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Are you at all interested it trade bait?
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#6200664 - 02/21/12 04:37 AM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: deflave]
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Travis, if Spanky wasn't such a cheapskate he would buy it and then give it to either you or me. Me preferred, but he's just too cheap.
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#6201126 - 02/21/12 12:39 PM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: Bigbuck215]
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I wish. That is beautiful rifle. Free bumpo for the seller.


Travis

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#6201441 - 02/21/12 02:32 PM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: deflave]
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WOW!! This is something you usually see in a Rock Island auction. Beautiful!

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#6202589 - 02/21/12 07:35 PM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: Spanokopitas]
ChrisD Offline
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I'm not really interested in trades at the moment. thanks, Chris

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#7687386 - 04/26/13 01:35 AM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: ChrisD]
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Do you still have the Rigby for sale? Very interested in it.

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#7756532 - 05/21/13 11:53 PM Re: Rigby Rifle For Sale [Re: ChrisD]
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Do you still have it?

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