Daimler Ferret Scout Car

I think the Daimler Ferret scout car was quite probably the inspiration for the Daleks of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who. A Dalek is a robotic looking creature that moves around shouting "exterminate" in a chilling radiophonic voice. The Daimler Ferret looks as if it could be a mobile robotic vehicle from ...

Browning Maral Straight Pull Rifle

Browning has done something that was so obvious that it's really quite remarkable that it hadn't been done before. They took the action of the Browning BAR self-loading rifle and re-designed it as a straight pull bolt action repeating rifle. This has the advantage of creating a rifle that meets legal restrictions on self-loaders that ...

Mauser M1996 Straight Pull Rifle

Some of us just want one or three rifles that we will reach for when we go hunting but others are enthusiasts who really want a collection of interesting rifles to shoot and enjoy as the mood strikes. In fact a lot of the people I shoot with are in that second category, they like ...

Ex-Sammy Davis Jr. Rolls Royce Camargue

For those who lived the high life of Hollywood Showbiz back in the halcyon days of Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. money was mostly no object and life was able to be lived almost as hedonistically as one might desire. So when one's Hollywood friends of the exclusive ...

Bugatti Type 57S Cabriolet by Vanvooren

In his best selling book "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" Douglas Adams describes a scenario in which mankind create a great computer called "Deep Thought" and they ask Deep Thought to give them the answer to the ultimate meaning of life, the universe, and everything. Deep Thought's program to search for this answer takes ...

Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud I Shooting Brake

Rolls-Royces have not always been boring. When the company was created back in 1906 they created cars for the wealthy including the creatively eccentric wealthy who liked to engage in adventurous activities in their Rolls-Royces. Rolls-Royce cars went to war in World War I and amongst others T.E. Lawrence (aka Lawrence of Arabia) used one ...

Rigby Big Game Rifles 2017

Some like to have a collection of rifles and choose different ones for different hunting or shooting situations. Others of us prefer to have a minimal number, perhaps only one, and to use that one rifle for pretty much every hunting situation they enter into. There are without doubt a couple of advantages to being ...

Riva Tritone 86 “Sea Hawk”

What sounds better than one big American V8 under the hood? Two big American V8's under the hood of course! Carlo Riva began his custom boat building business back in 1946 with the dream to build a "Rolls Royce of the seas". He had been a dealer for American company Chris Craft and acquired an ...

Rigby Mammoth Ivory and Damascus Steel Knife

Those of us who are aficionados of classic rifles are almost always also greatly appreciative of fine handcrafted knives. Some collect them, some have just one or two that are special, but the interest in fine hunting rifles is normally connected with a parallel interest in beautiful hand made knives. Such knives may be bought ...