Originally Posted by MNwalleyehunter
I'm looking to buy. In this area LH used guns are very tough to come by. Just trying to figure out what a good price would be to purchase this rifle for.
I have a LH 30.06 I am very fond of, built by the late John Noveske. I've struggled with the idea of parting with it or keeping it. I have no clue whether or not it may have some value some day as he inscribed "NOVESKE" on it. One day I say to myself, there's no way I will ever part with it or change it in any way, but I have a few barrel blanks and have the itch to build another so could use some funds for that too.
I have killed a pile of game with it. Coyote, mule deer, antelope, whitetail, hog, prairie dogs, and a few black bears. Maybe we can talk about it more if you are interested.
LH 700 action with DM matte blued
Jewel trigger 1 pound
original wood stock painted in "Southwest Oregon," pillar and skim bedded by John Noveske
Pachmyer decelerator pad
22" fluted PacNor barrel, 10 twist
It currently wears brand new Remington 1 piece integral 1" rings that I just lapped and installed around September 18th when I returned home from Colorado after killing my bear with it. I will let the rings stay but the scope is not included.
Don't ask about rounds down the barrel because I have no way of giving you an honest answer. I simply didn't keep count. The rifle, while in CO just last month, grouped 3" 3 shot groups at 300 yards and 5" 3 shot groups each at 500 yards with 168 TTSX over Re19, and 180 NABs with Re19. Lapua brass, Fed 210M primers.
I'm really not actively trying to sell it but may entertain the idea.