Antonio Zoli Combination Gun/Rifle Set

In Europe combination guns and double rifles are relatively popular, partly because of their practicality, but also in part because of restrictions on firearms ownership in certain countries. In Europe there can also be a certain amount of cultural "just isn't done" thinking. For example, years back I was working in an office where there ...

Bore Stores – Long Term Storage Cases

Storing our firearms, be they rifle, pistol, revolver or shotgun is a practical necessity. It's not a dramatic or fun aspect of firearms ownership and use, just a necessary one. One thing is sure, having a corrosion and dirt preventative covering over any firearm in storage is going to be a worthwhile piece of "piece ...

1942 Willys MB Jeep

Guns, cars and motorcycles naturally go together as do planes and boats as well. It's nice when we can merge more than one of our interests. Many years ago I was on a vermin control shoot out in the "outback" of Australia. In Australia a "ranch" is called a "station" and a group of us had ...

Self Opening Guns by Purdey

At their upcoming Modern Sporting Guns auction scheduled for 2nd December 2015 Bonhams will be offering one Purdey self-opening gun and four matched pairs. So for Purdey collectors and for those perhaps aiming for a once in a lifetime purchase of a Purdey self-opener or a matched pair this auction presents an excellent opportunity. The first ...

Paris 13/11/15

Our hearts go out to the people personally affected by the events of Friday 13th November. To lose a loved one in any circumstances is heart rending. But to lose a loved one through the murderous actions of fanatics is particularly difficult, because it is such a pointless ending of a precious life. Less than a ...

The Correct and Safe Way to Carve a Pumpkin

It is completely beyond my intellectual powers to understand why people celebrate Halloween. It becomes even more difficult to understand if that same person who will happily celebrate witches, demons and ghosts refuses to celebrate Christmas but instead insists on wishing everyone "Happy Holidays" instead of Merry Christmas. I don't celebrate Halloween. The notion of celebrating ...