F. Beesley .243

I. Farticus

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They are clearly trying to trade in on the Frederick Beesley name and shop that they bought in Chalfont St Giles a couple of years ago, only to move it all back to London in the last few months.

Sounds like a lot of money for what is essentially just a new stock and a £100 secondhand Leupold scope on a £500 rifle
 

Grandhubert

Well-Known Member
It does look a little unfortunate but it's a British rifle at an affordable
price point.

Given that a Sako can cost almost 2k these days and in fact this price point is just the entry point to the Blaser range.

I think they should be applauded for their effort and then tactfully gifted Copies of coffee table books of the rifles of
Rigby, Gibbs and Hollands.
 

I. Farticus

Well-Known Member
The equivalent Sako 85 Hunter blued is less than £1400, which leaves change for a really good secondhand optics. I know where my £1995 would be spent, but that's my £1995, and someone else might be buying this as we speak, and be very happy with their decision
 

Apthorpe

Well-Known Member
In fairness, if you're trying to run a gunshop in Central London you've got to charge a lot. A sandwich and a beer is not cheap there either.
 

norma 308

Well-Known Member
same sort of thing that Holland and ho!land did with my sako L61r many years ago restocked reblued re sighted and regulated not particularly worth a lot more but nice provenononce .and at the time made a nice rifle just a little nicer .
 

enfieldspares

Well-Known Member
Same sort of thing that Holland and ho!land did with my sako L61r many years ago
No. Those "Shot and Regulated by H & H" Sako rifles are real class. I've seen and handled one or two. This Ruger "thing" isn't in the same league let alone the same division.
 

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