I have submitted an application for a 7x57 for general deer use, some woodland roe deer and some highland reds.
I had been thinking of ordering a Haygarth rifle, as I had read some excellent reviews and I had a long chat with Ross Haygath last summer, who seemed very friendly. The price also seems reasonable (£1,500 on their website), in comparison to most of the better factory made rifles and whilst the order time is one year, I though that it would be worth waiting for something that will be good quality and last.
However, I have also spoken to the importers of Voere rifles and a 2155 is only £850.
Both rifles are based on reconditioned K98 actions with new barrels (Hayagarth uses Walther), stocks (Haygarth's are made to measure) and trigger units. One differance is that Haygarth rifles have bedded actions.
Whilst I am very keen on saving money (and avoiding the epic journey to Wick), I have heard mixed reports of the newer Austrian made Voere rifles.
Does anyone have any experience of either makers?