K Classic Big Five

Krieghoff CLASSIC Big Five

About the "Big Five" Double Rifle

It is the ultimate African adventure, the quest for the “Big Five”. And it is forever connected with side-by-side rifles, a classic configuration which bespeaks superb handling and ultimate reliability. Krieghoff has the rifle to meet the challenge: The CLASSIC “Big Five”. It was designed in conjunction with professional hunters and safari experts specifically for hunting dangerous game. Calibers available range from .375 H&H to .500 Nitro Express – the most effective on dangerous game and the choice of professional hunters.

Standard Features

  • Twin-hammer action with Universal Trigger System and Combi-Cocking Device
  • Articulated front trigger without set trigger device
  • Slim compact steel action with reinforced sidewalls for extra strength
  • Small Arabesques engraving
  • Ergonomically shaped Kickspanner manual cocking device providing safe and simple operation
  • Automatic hammer safety to prevent the Classic from firing unless it is fully closed
  • Short opening angle for fast, easy loading
  • Purdey style extension between the barrels and the face of the standing breech to withstand lateral bending forces
  • Virtually horizontal firing pin placement for error-free firing and fast lock-time
  • Sliding, self-adjusting wedge for durable secure bolting
  • Broad, massive underlugs to withstand wear and provide optimal seating of the underlug in the action
  • Steel trigger floor plate and steel trigger guard
  • Nickel plated receiver finish
  • Special weighted stock-bolt for optimum weight and balance
  • V-Shaped rear sight with bead front sight
  • Quick detachable sling swivels
  • Muzzle adjustment (only available up to .375)
  • Right-handed “Big Five” stock incl. “Old English” rubber recoil pad in black and “Schnabel” forearm
  • Will be delivered in fitted hard case.


Standard Calibers: .375 Flanged Mag. N.E., .375 H&H Mag., .450/.400 N.E., .500/.416 N.E. (3 ¼”), .470 N.E., .500 N.E. (3″)
Barrel Length: 24"
Weight: Approximately 10 to 10 1/2 lbs depending on wood density and caliber

Additional Features

  • Intelligent Ejector System (IES)
  • Krieghoff see through sight
  • Folding and express sights
  • Spring loaded extractor claws for rimless rifle cartridges
  • BreaKO recoil reducer
  • Interchangeable choke tubes
  • Scope mounts
  • “PH-ProCoating” (corrosion resistant Ilaflon-Coating for barrel)
  • Interchangable barrels: Double rifle, “Big Five” double rifle, side-by-side rifle/shotgun combination and side-by-side shotgunide shotgun
  • Blued or nitrided action finish