I will simply agree. Yes it's a standard "BB" On the other hand it's a 30-06 and has really good wood AND veritical rings.
The are only 300 or so in this configuration and caliber and it is rarer than a 308, 22-250, 243 and the 6mm. Maybe more so than even others.
A set of vertical rings usually brings $250 or so when sold seperate. So that makes this a $1000 rifle and that's a good price for this particular rifle.
I bought a 4 digit Non prefix just like this only with not as good of wood a few months back for slightly less and another 130-0068 in 30-06 "B" last month.
Had I not bought both or maybe even just one, I would have already purchased this rifle but I'm trying really hard to not buy duplicates. That being said I've actually thought about buying this one and selling my other non prefix 30-06 with wood that isn't this good but to date have managed to talk myself out of doing so.
So yes. it's a fair price for a quite/relatively rare rifle and you'll look a long time for a better one for less money, at least in my opinion.
Based on the assumed stain on the lower corner, stock, of left side of receiver, rear,( last picture)(Got you confused now?)I would want to know if there is any rust on the rear of the receiver.............. :?: :shock: I can't say it really excites me. Nice stock, but blonded wood forearm.....too much of a two-tone :?
MIchael, we know that the only thing that excites you are.................... single actions with engraving. ;-)
This might not be the BEST 30-06 "B" non prefixx in existance and I do agree that the forearm doesn't match well but very very few ever do and at least it's correct for checkering etc. It sure isn't the worst one I've ever seen.
With slightly less than 350, 30-06 non prefix "B"s at best guess, it isn't all that bad.
I was actualy being honest, had I not purchased two 30-06 "B"s with low serial numbers in the last 6 months or so I probably would have bought this one.
Well.............You may be correct, Ross. With only 258 RSSE's recorded in the Factory records, and onlt half of them "found or known", I sometimes feel like Stanley in Africa. At least, he found Livingston,while after more than fifty years, we still haven't found the remaining other half of the RSSE production. At any rate, the Hawkeye girls guard mine, along with the half century of Single Shots that "seem everywhere" according to my critic and Lover, St. Dorothy. Perhaps my age has something to do with my apparent indifference. :roll: BTW, did you eventually find the missing key for the compartment on your Dodge? It is often tough to keep track of things. I know, seriously, I know............ 8) :wink:
No, the BIN price acttually seemed fair to to me and so it doesn't surprise me. In fact the only thing that surprised me was he had to run it 3 times.
Right now there seems to be a lot of "AB" 7mm Mags out there and all reality they may be rarer than the "BV" 30-06 but I think the 30-06 "B" sure makes more sense for a shooter than a 22" barreled 7mm Mag.
That and while a few are reasonably priced MANY seem to be priced way too high for what they have historically realized. Of course I'm trying to save my pennies for the mythical non prefix "S" with no sights and scope blocks!!!
Michael: All I had to do is drive the 154 miles home and there were LOTS of keys to the canopies on the pickups, on other key rings hanging on the key rack at the house. Why in the world "Sven" had the set of keys with just the ignition and door/console key ring ring sitting in the ignition is what threw me. It's not the one I use or remember putting in the truck so..................being old it never occurred to me to look.
Just to be on the safe side I've added a canopy key to the "Hide-A-Key" holder in each pickup. Now that I type this,it all of a sudden doesn't make any sense, as the Hide-A-Key is in the back , inside the canopy and if it were locked, I couldn't get to the key any way. Hmmm.............................
I actually shot a bit this morning and seem to have found what the 22PPC likes. I'll reload that tonight and think about shooting my targets/scores tomarrow. The wind came up just enough by 2pm today that the groups were opening up so I quit for the day.
That gave me a chance to pack the truck and if I get the targets fired I can get out of here by tomarrow afternoon and have a week left for antelope and regular deer hunting season.
McKnight has postulated that I'm either busier now that I'm officially retired than I was before, or simply much less organised. I would hate to speculate on which it might be. ;-)