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Old April 1, 2012, 11:44 PM   #1
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Any current production rifles in .500 S&W

What's my best bet for acquiring a rifle chambered in .500 S&W? Other than the Encore Pro Hunter single shot from Thompson/Center, are there any currently produced rifles chambered in .500 S&W? I know that NEF briefly took a stab at it but I haven't had any luck in tracking one down.

What about the Thompson/Center rifles? I've never been able to examine one so I can't speak to their quality but people around me that claim to know about such things consider them to be massively overpriced.

All polite comments welcomed.
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Old April 2, 2012, 05:35 AM   #2
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Kittery Trading Post in Maine has an NEF 500S&W w/fiber optic sights on sale right now.
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Old April 2, 2012, 02:09 PM   #3
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Davidson's has one available right now. (Blued/Walnut/Sights)
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Old April 2, 2012, 02:13 PM   #4
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used to have a link to an "uber expensive" lever action rifle in 500 S&W...

could try googling lever action 500 S&W, & see what comes up, if you have deep pockets & demand more than a single shot...

yep... just that easy...

http://gunblast.com/Bighorn89.htm
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Old April 2, 2012, 02:32 PM   #5
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I've been hearing tall tales about that Bighorn lever action for some time Magnum Wheel Man but my sources say it's been stuck in development hell for years now. Prototype version have been shown around and some deposits have been accepted but little if any actual production has occurred. It's entirely possible that I need to find better informed friends.

The price is scary high but it m-i-g-h-t just be worth it.
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Old April 2, 2012, 02:49 PM   #6
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how about this then... Wild Alaska used to post on here ( haven't seen him in some time ) but I have some of his / their parts on my Guide Gun...

http://www.billstclair.com/blog/040823.html

here is their website... though I couldn't get the rifles to come up when I tried it... ( your internet may be faster though )

http://www.wildwestguns.com/products.html
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Old April 2, 2012, 04:15 PM   #7
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H&R makes one,,,

H&R Handi Rifle

Click here please,,,

Aarond

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Old April 2, 2012, 05:27 PM   #8
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See Bighorn Armory M89 Lever Action S&W 500 Magnum here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlMb62rIfqc
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Old April 3, 2012, 12:28 AM   #9
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500

Here is another super expensive levergun. If I remember correct there was a pump action from some company.


http://www.drcfirearms.com/guns/drc-lever-action-rifle
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Old April 3, 2012, 12:35 AM   #10
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That drc gun is gorgeous. Could the lever action 500 carbine be the perfect bear stopper?
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