Best quality Bolt-Action Rifles
The Purdey Chassis System
At the heart of this highly innovative rifle is the ‘Purdey Chassis System’. Made from titanium, the chassis, running from the pistol grip to the forend, is embedded into the walnut stock. Unseen when the rifle is assembled, the action is built directly into the titanium chassis rather than into the wood, which is traditional with Best London rifles. The result is an exceptionally stable bedding platform, one of the key aspects of an accurate hunting rifle.
As the ‘Purdey Chassis System’ provides a level of stability unseen in Best Quality rifles in the past, the stock is prevented from moving due to atmospheric conditions and moisture level changes. This major advance has allowed Purdey to incorporate a free-floating barrel into the design allowing consistent barrel harmonics, another key prerequisite to rifle accuracy. The standard rifle actions are not fitted with any sights but the Safari model is fitted with traditional open sights.
Innovation meets tradition
Whilst this rifle has been driven by innovation, the tradition and elegance one would expect of a Purdey was at the forefront of the design brief. Included in the standard model is a traditionally London “Blacked” barrel and action finish, the deluxe grade Walnut stock is traditionally shaped and the magazine floor plate lid is engraved with the classic fine Rose and Scroll engraving pattern. If requested the client can upgrade the engraving and choose from a range of optional engraving patterns or have a completely bespoke pattern designed by our engravers.
The rifle includes swing-off mounts and scope rings and is threaded for a moderator if the customer wishes, complete with an invisible thread protector. The trigger is set from the factory at 2 1/2 lbs for standard rifles and 3 lb for the Safari model. All triggers are adjustable and delivers a crisp break with no creep.
The Purdey Bolt-Action Rifle is available in all standard chambers.
The rifle is available in the Standard model (.2-250 – .300 Win Mag) and the Safari model (.375 – .500 Jeffrey).