Brenneke Shotgun Slugs for Hunting

Wilhelm Brenneke (1865-1951) was a German cartridge designer who's contribution to the development of sophisticated rifle and shotgun cartridges is largely overlooked outside his native Europe. In the United States shooters are most often only acquainted with his shotgun slugs, but unfamiliar with his rifle cartridges and the unique TIG and TUG bullets loaded in ...

Greener Martini Harpoon Gun

I don't know about you but I'd much rather go shooting than fishing, primarily because shooting involves guns and fishing normally doesn't: at least it doesn't unless you're going big-game fishing with a Greener Harpoon Gun, in which case the fishing becomes a whole lot more interesting. A well used Greener Martini Harpoon Gun. This ...

Krieghoff Double Rifles

Although it is often thought that a double-rifle is such an expensive item that it's not possible for the vast majority of shooters to own one, there is a good selection of double-rifles available from a number of makers that are both affordable and excellent: and when we say excellent we mean that their functionality ...

Parker Brothers Grade 7 AAHE 20 Gauge Shotgun

The story of the Parker brothers begins well before the American Civil War. Charles Parker was involved in manufacturing by the 1830's and opened his first factory in 1834. At that stage they were not yet making firearms however but small utility items that included waffle irons, door knockers and coffee grinders. The company progressively ...

Beretta 486 Parallelo

Those of us with grey hair likely still remember that the number "486" was used for an Intel CPU chip that preceded the Pentium. For the Beretta 486 Parallelo however this does not mean that the shotgun had a computer chip in it but that it celebrates 486 years of Beretta making guns. Back in ...

Winchester Model 1911 SL and Browning Auto-5

Sometimes people do things that seem OK at the time but discover later on that the action produces long term consequences that were not envisaged and that cause major problems. This was the case for Winchester in their relationship with John Moses Browning. Although Browning had done some work for Winchester designing a number of ...