Dave Caboth of Alta, Iowa full custom VZ33 Mauser 30-06 with 23" half round/half octagon barrel with integral quarter rib with one standing and one folding rear leaf sight with gold centerline and integral ramp front sight. VZ33 action has been surface ground and charger hump removed. Never drilled and tapped. The VZ33 action is the police issue equivalent of the G33/40 lightweight action. Custom pear shaped bolt handle. Three position side swing safety. Blackburn bottom metal with straddle floorplate and trigger bow floorplate release. Blackburn trigger. Barrel, action, and pistol grip cap with very tasteful scroll engraving by James White of Wasilla, Alaska. Stocked in a very nice piece of fairly straight grained English Walnut with nice color and contrast. Pancake cheekpiece. Point pattern checkering at 28 LPI. Two screw inletted sling swivel studs. Two screw engraved Fisher steel grip cap. Ebony forend tip. Inletting is meticulous. LOP is 14" to a Decelerator pad. 7lb 13oz
Mr. Caboth was an instructor at the Colorado School of Trades for several years. He worked with both Hein and Dakota on stock design. His work is second to none. James White is a member of the ACGG and a FEGA Master Engraver. This piece remains new from the makers and represents the pinnacle of American custom gunmaking.