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 ...

SIG P210

The SIG P210 is to handguns what a Swiss watch is to wristwatches. The P210 has been described by firearms authority Ian Hogg as "The best pistol in the world" and the first time I was able to handle and fire one I quickly became convinced he was right. If you have used a hand ...

DWM Swiss Model 1900 Luger Carbine

The Swiss were amongst the first to appreciate the Luger automatic pistol and officially adopted the Model 1900 pistol for their military on April 4th, 1901. The Model 1900 as adopted by the Swiss featured the early type leaf-spring mainspring and military issue models were chambered for the 7.65x21mm (.30 Luger) cartridge. One of the ...

Bentley La Sarthe by Bensport

As many of you will be aware, in Ian Fleming's books Casino Royale and Moonraker, James Bond drives a thirties 4½ liter Bentley “Blower” (the blower being the Amherst Villiers supercharger). This car is written off during a car chase in Moonraker and is replaced by a 1953 Mark VI Bentley R-Type, which he does ...

Daimler Double Six, 1926-1938

The British Daimler motor company began in the pioneering days of the automobile industry: back in 1896, a time when automobiles in Britain had to be preceded by a man waving a red flag to ensure that neither people nor animals would be upset or injured by such a noisy and dangerous vehicle, traveling at ...

Femaru Model 37

The Femaru Model 37 is an unusual but interesting pistol that was made in Hungary from 1937-1944. The Model 37 was based on an original design by Hungarian engineer Rudolf Frommer, the Frommer Stop (also known in three variants as the Pisztoly 12M, 19M and 35M). Frommer's original design for his Frommer Stop was for ...

.500 Nitro Express

If you are one of those blessed souls who is in the market for a stopping double-rifle then you are no doubt thinking about what caliber to have it built in. Nowadays there is an elegant sufficiency of readily available ammunition for rifles that will prove effective on the likes of elephant, hippo, and buffalo, ...

AJS 7R

The AJS 7R was one of the best choices for the amateur motorcycle racer of the fifties and sixties. It remains today one of the best choices for someone wanting to enter vintage motorcycle racing events. The 7R earned itself the nick-name of "The boy racer" early on in its career which began in 1948 ...