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DAKOTA 450 DAKOTA LEFT HAND BEST AFRICAN GRADE - REMAINS in 98% ORIGINAL CONDITION - VERY NICE BASTOGNE WALNUT - PLENTY of AMMO - DEEP MAGAZINE BOX - Talley Scope Bases - Factory Removable Muzzle Brake - 13 3/4" LOP - 10 Lbs. 4 Oz. Without a Scope - Barrel Band Sling Eye - Satin Blue

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Bolt Rifle 450 Dakota $7,500.00

#R0102L, Dakota Arms 450 Dakota Left Hand Best African Grade, A 1 in 14" twist 24" Barrel with a removable factory muzzle brake, 25 3/4" with the brake installed, Best African Grade with a 1/4 rib, 1 standing and 2 folding rear sights, Band front ramp with a fold-up night sight, Barrel band swivel, Belly magazine box with a hinged straddle floorplate with a center bow release, Talley scope bases, 3 panel teardrop bolt knob checkering, Standard Dakota 3-position Model 70 type safety, A very nice stick of Bastogne Walnut with nice contrast and a lot of fiddleback, Double cross bolts at the action body, Ebony forend tip, Wrap around point pattern checkering, Shadowline cheekpiece, Steel grip cap, 2 screw tiedown rear sling eye, 13 3/4" LOP over a 7/8" factory pad, Proper big bore weight at 10 lbs. 4 oz. as an open sighted rifle, The factory satin blue remains at 99%, The stock is 97% with very few scattered handling marks, The checkering is 100%. The bore is as the day it left Sturgis, South Dakota.

It comes with 2 boxes of Dakota factory 500 grain Woodleigh Solids, 1 box of factory 550 grain Woodleigh soft nose, 1 box of coded Superior with Barnes TSX & Woodleigh soft nose, 20 rounds with 450 grain Barnes solids, 14 rounds with Barnes 450 grain TSX bullets and 7 fired cases plus Dakota factory loading data.

The .450 Dakota is a potent .458 caliber cartridge based on the .416 Rigby case. Case capacity is near identical to the .460 Weatherby, the main difference between the two cartridges being that the .460 is loaded as fast as possible, while using maximum possible freebore to alleviate excessive pressures. The .450 Dakota with a 500-grain bullet has a muzzle velocity of 2450fps. This Dakota proprietary cartridge was designed by Don Allen and is like the .450 Rigby based on the .416 Rigby case necked up to accept a .458 diameter bullet.

 
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