Krieghoff Optima “Big Five” Double Rifle Drilling

The Krieghoff Optima “Big Five” Double Rifle Drilling

The Optima “Big Five” Quickly and Efficiently Demonstrates its Inherent Strength

About the Optima “Big Five” Double Rifle Drilling

Available in big bore calibers up to .500/.416 N.E., the Optima “Big Five” demonstrates impressively its inherent strength. The fairly straight and beefy “Big Five” stock and the classic express rifle sight allow for quick target acquisition and make this Optima configuration the ideal “Africa Drilling”.

Standard Features

Standard Features:

  • Improved Krieghoff Combi-Cocking Device– the new Duplex-Cocking Lever geometry
  • Krieghoff Universal Trigger System and double trigger
  • Action made from high-strength chromium molybdenum steel
  • Small Arabesques engraving
  • Traditionally soldered barrel set
  • Removable sling swivels
  • Improved barrel selector (pictograms)
  • Steel trigger base plate and heavy stock bolt for weight and balance optimization
  • Open sight featuring wide V-shape middle sight, ball shaped front bead and “Big Five” stock contour
  • Rubber recoil pad in black
  • Will be delivered in a fitted hard case
Specifications
Rifle Caliber:.375 Flanged, .450/.400 N.E., .500/.416 N.E. (3 1/4″), .470 N.E.
Shotgun Caliber:20/76
Chokes:1/2
Standard Barrel Length:60cm (24")
Weight:Approximately 11.5 lbs depending on wood density and caliber
Additional Features

Additional Features:

  • Krieghoff see through sight
  • Insert barrel Krieghoff “KS”
  • Folding and express sights
  • BreaKO recoil reducer
  • Interchangeable choke tubes
  • Spring loaded extractor claws for rimless rifle cartridges
  • Proofing for steel shot (for cal. 12 and steel receiver only)
  • Shotgun barrels sighted-in with slugs according to “Langenhagener Norm”
  • Scope mounts
  • Interchangable barrels: Drilling Thermo Stabel, drilling traditionally soldered, double rifle drilling traditionally soldered (Optima 20 only), double rifle drilling “Big Five”  traditionally soldered (Optima 20 only)
  • Blued or nitrided action finish
Configuration Options

Configuration Options:

  • Standard engravings with or without side plates
  • Stocks: Upgraded wood, hand made custom stock, special stock design and different recoil pads
  • Exclusive Options: Façon Exclusive, handrubbed stock finish and stock carvings
  • Monograms: Can be engraved into a separate steel plate, which is fitted into the pistol grip of the rear stock or the monogram can be integrated into the top lever or the trigger guard
  • Internal lock parts nickel plated or gold plated, trigger gold plated or trigger titanium nitrated (gold color appearance)

Further standard engraving motifs, and standard features see price list as well as individual custom engravings and custom features on request.

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