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Heym Frequently Asked Questions

HEYM FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


 

  What is the difference between the 89B Rifle and the 88B Rifle?

The 89B has:

  • A more British styled action (square back and straight sides), similar to a pre-war Webley & Scott.
  • A long trigger-guard that extends all the way down the grip to the steel grip cap 
  • Disk-set (removable) strikers 
  • A shorter, and more slender forend than the 88B 
  • The comb of the stock more tapered (from front to back) 
  • A more open grip than the 88B 
  • A smaller (circumfrence) grip than the 88B 
  • A safety design more similar to the old Webley & Scott

View our video that explains many of the differences

 

  Should I choose the 89B Rifle or the 88B Rifle?

The 88B will continue to be less expensive than the 89B, as the 89B comes with more options and upgrades.
The 88B is still very popular and every bit as mechanically sound as the 89B, and it represents a great value too.

 

  Which HEYM rifles and double rifle models are imported to South Africa?

SR21 Bolt Action Rifle

Available Calibers: .308 Win. / 8x57 IS / 30-06 / 9.3x62 / .375 Ruger / .300 Win. Mag.
The SR21are available in either right or left hand versions.
 

HEYM Martini Express Rifle

Available Calibers: .375 H&H Mag / .404 Jeffery / .416 Rigby / 458 Lott.
This is individually handcrafted around HEYM's proprietary sqaure-bridge action and Krupp steel barrel.
 

88B Double Rifle

Available Calibers: .450 / .400 N.E. / .450 N.E. 3¾ / .470 N.E. / .500 / .416 N.E. / 500 N.E.
Available Calibers with Extractor Claws: .300 Win. Mag. / .375 H&H Mag / .416 Rigby / .458 Win
HEYM Double Rifles are considered by many Professional Hunters to be one of the best double rifles available on the market today.

 

  Where can I buy a Heym rifle in South Africa?

Francois Botha is dedicated to HEYM Rifles at Safari Outdoor.
You can contact him on 086 122 2269.


 

www.safarioutdoor.co.za

 

  Where can I test-fire a HEYM rifle today?

You can test-fire a HEYM rifle in Vanderkloof in the Northern Cape at The Northern Cape Professional Hunting School or you can organize for a demonstration at your hunting- or gun club.
Please consult for cost - mhhs@mweb.co.za

 

  Why should I buy a Heym rifle?

German workmanship, accuracy, light weight, low recoil and best value for money.

 

  Are there any famous Professional Hunters that use Heym rifles?

Both Ivan Carter and Mark Sullivan uses Heym double rifles.

 


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