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Video: World Famous .416 Rigby Dangerous Game Rifle is Back

The bolt-action hunting rifle that inspired a million copies is back in production and better than ever. Considered the perfect repeating bolt-action dangerous game rifle, Rigby's Magnum Mauser in .416 Rigby delivers 5,100 foot pounds of energy and 52 foot pounds of recoil.

Eleanor O'Connor with a 53-inch greater kudu shot with the 7×57 in Mozambique in 1962. Her professional hunter is Harry Manners.

Forty Years with the Little 7mm

“I think,” says the author, “I've seen more game killed with fewer shots from this modest little cartridge than any other.” Here's the why and how, all of which may well explain the current spate of interest in the 7X57.