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February 1, 2015
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Sami on February 3, 2015 at 5:01 pm
I'm partial to Purdey, being the rarest with a more complex mechanism, but the trio is stunning nonetheless! We need a higher resolution version of this :)
Simon Clode on February 9, 2015 at 12:01 am
Sami, perhaps the Purdey is overly complex! If you try hunting with it you will find that closing the rifle in a hurry can be a problem. It is in my opinion a bad design in the rifle format. Fine with a pair of guns and a loader shooting birds but with a Buffalo bearing down on you the delay in shutting the rifle after a reload is not great!
Sami on February 14, 2015 at 1:10 pm
Thanks for the input Simon. Two things though; a broken-in self opening rifle on Beesley's action is much easier to close than when new, based on a well used 470 rifle that I used to own. And even the new rifles I handled in Audley House over the years posed no problem for me to close. I think it's quite subjective.
Sami on February 14, 2015 at 1:12 pm
Oh, and I would be eternally appreciative if you can upload a high resolution version of this image to use as a wallpaper for my windows ^_^
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