Ed Brown 702 Ozark .375 H&H Magnum 22″ McWhorter Barrel Bolt-Action Rifle

SOLD FOR: $2052

LSB#: 220204CS002

Make: Ed Brown Custom, Inc.

Model: 702 Ozark

Serial#: 0250

Year of Manufacture: Circa 2000-2003

Caliber: .375 H&H Magnum

Action Type: Bolt-Action Rifle fed by Detachable Magazines

Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “375 H&H MAG”. The right side of the receiver is marked “Ed Brown Custom, Perry, MD” and “0250”. The right side of the barrel is marked with the depiction of a rifle above a cross hair and “McWhorter / CUSTOM RIFLES”.

Barrel Length: 22”

Sights/ Optics: The top of the receiver is mounted with two accessory rails that are holding a Leupold Vari-X III 1.5-5x20mm Scope which is held in place by two scope rings. The scope has a sharp duplex reticle and clear glass. The scope has some light handling marks, including some discoloration and verdigris on a brass medallion situated at the center of the scope tube on the left side. Overall, the scope is in Very Good-Fine condition.

Stock Configuration & Condition/ Grip: The stock is one-piece synthetic with a marble style pattern featuring a checkered forend with a sling stud at the bottom, a checkered semi-pistol grip, a fluted Monte Carlo style comb, a sling stud at the toe and a black rubber butt-pad. The stock has only light handling marks and lacks any notable defects. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP is approximately 13” from the trigger to the rear end of the butt-pad. The butt-pad has some light-moderate handling marks. Overall, the stock is in Fine-Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Parkerized

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright with sharp rifling. There is no erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: The rifle retains about 95% of its metal finish. There are some light handling marks, nicks and scuffs. Notably, there is light finish loss on the left side of the chamber ring’s leading edge, a light nick at the bottom of the barrel which is just ahead of the forend and some light finish loss around the muzzle. The markings remain clear. The screwheads are unmarred and serviceable. Overall, the rifle is in Fine condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We have not fired this rifle. As with all used firearms, thorough and consistent cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.

Box Paperwork and Accessories: The rifle comes with a total of two detachable magazines. The magazines have light handling marks but lack any notable defects. Overall, the magazines are both in Very Good-Fine condition. Also included is a FL Die Set 7/30 Waters. The die set comes with a full-size die featuring an expander-decapping unit and a seater die with bullet seater plug. The set also features a small wrench.

Our Assessment: This is a Ed Brown Custom, Inc. manufactured 702 Ozark bolt-action rifle chambered for .375 H&H Magnum. The company Ed Brown Custom, Inc. was in business from 2000-2014 and was located in Perry, MO. This is a very well crafted bolt-action rifle which is both aesthetically pleasing and mechanically sound. The gun features a barrel which was manufactured by McWhorter Custom Rifles, a company renowned for its quality products. This rifle should prove a worthy addition to any collection. Good luck on your bid!

Ed Brown 702 Ozark .375 H&H Magnum 22" McWhorter Barrel Bolt-Action Rifle
Ed Brown 702 Ozark .375 H&H Magnum 22″ McWhorter Barrel Bolt-Action Rifle