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Joe Coogan's custom .458 Lott by Lon Paul

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Joe Coogan's custom .458 Lott by Lon Paul  Guns > Rifles > CZ (Ceska ZBrojovka) Rifles

Custom BRNO ZKK 602 (post pop-up peep sight model) in .458 Lott by Lon Paul of Tanglewood Guns for Joe Coogan who used it as his primary stopping rifle during his final two seasons as a PH in Tanzania. After leaving Tanzania, Joe went on to become the Brand Marketing Manager for Benelli USA and host of Benelli’s TV show, Benelli On Assignment. Originally a .375 H&H, Coogan purchased this rifle and turned it over to Paul in 1992 as the basis for an article he was preparing for Petersen Publishing entitled "The Ultimate .375". Paul re-cut the stock to the classic Rigby look/feel/fit and then finished it in hand-rubbed oil. He also straightened the bolt handle, added a Model 70-type wing safety, barrel band sling swivel stud and barrel band front sight. Paul polished the action until it runs like "oiled glass", according to Coogan. Magazine capacity is 5 + 1. An interesting side note is that Paul used Jack Lott's original reamers to rechamber a CZ .458 Win. Mag. barrel (in 2002) to .458 Lott and then fitted it to this rifle. Even though Coogan used the rifle for PH duty and hunted with it afterward in other African countries, it remains in approximately 95% condition. Purchaser will be provided with a digital copy of the 1993 article as well as a personalized letter from Coogan detailing the history of the rifle. Photo package by request.

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Trades Accepted: No

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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Wire transfers are accepted.

Personal checks are accepted. A 10-day bank hold is required.

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.

Condition: Used - See Item Description
Caliber: .458 (all)
Location: MT
Item #: 987932812

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Shipping: $150.00 (or Arrange local transfer)
Accepted Payment Methods: Visa MasterCard Discover Check Money Order
Returns: 3 Days
Seller Since: Mar. 2000
Seller Level: Verified
This seller is an FFL
City: Kalispell
State: MT

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