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Empire Rifles .300 WSM owned by writer Chub Eastman, detachable magazine, scope

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Empire Rifles .300 WSM owned by writer Chub Eastman, detachable magazine, scope  Guns > Rifles > Custom Rifles > Bolt Action
Description: Empire Rifles .300 WSM with very early serial number (ER0015) specially made for writer Chub Eastman (Sports Afield and Rifle magazines). In the January, 2006 issue of Rifle Magazine, Eastman wrote of this rifle's accuracy - "It didn't seem to matter what factory load or carefully brewed handload was used, everything was an inch or less with every five-shot group. Anything that went outside an inch was pilot error not the rifle or ammunition. A couple of different factory loads and some handholds with different bullet weights were right at .5 inch." (Copies of the magazine are included). The rifle itself is built on Empire Rifle's much-refined version of the Mauser Model 98 action featuring a 3-position wing safety, integral bolt handle with checkered knob and detachable 3-round magazine (cartridges feed straight into the chamber without hesitation and capacity is 3 + 1). The barrel is 24 inches long and likely a Wiseman match grade. The stock is a premium synthetic with impressed checkering, integral trigger guard, cheekpiece and gray pebble finish. LOP is 13.75 inches and weight (with scope) is 9.2 pounds. Overall condition is about 98%, with only slight indications of field use. Both the rifle and scope are personalized, with "Chub Eastman" marked on the barrel and turret. The Leupold scope is a VX-III 3.5-10x40mm, likely from the Custom Shop. Reticle appears to be a LR Duplex with four hold points, one above and three below the intersection). Price firm. Layaway considered. Photo package by request.

Condition: Used, Minor Wear
Brand: Empire Rifles
Caliber: .300 WSM
Location: MT

Trades Accepted: Fine bolt & double rifles, handguns, hunting books

Each item is listed at the lowest acceptable price and will remain firm.

Layaway purchases are welcome, subject to an agreeable timeline. (Usual terms are 1/3 plus shipping down, with 1/3 at 30 days and balance at 60 days.) Other suggestions will be given every consideration.

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No sales tax is required.

California purchases are welcome.

Shipping amount quoted applies only to seller's choice of courier via ground service in the lower 48 states. Shipping to Alaska and Hawaii, as well as any expedited service or special handling, is available at actual cost.

All transactions are conducted with absolute professionalism and courtesy. Customer satisfaction is foremost and always ensured.

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Item #: 972260641
Seller Since: Mar. 2000
Seller Level: Verified
This seller is an FFL
City: Kalispell
State: MT

Shipping: $100.00 (or Arrange local transfer)
Accepted Payment Methods: Visa MasterCard Discover Check Money Order
Returns: 3 Days

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