Ed La Pour Custom 375H&H Magnum

When building a custom rifle the most sought after actions to base it on tend to be the Mauser 1898 either standard or magnum, or the Pre-64 Winchester Model 70. There is another action oftentimes available at less cost that will build a superb custom rifle and that is the M1917 Enfield. If you are ...

Woodleigh Bullets

Woodleigh bullets have established a strong reputation world wide for their big game and dangerous game bullets but the company is far more diverse than that as they make excellent bullets for smaller calibers as well, in fact many of Woodleigh's customers nowadays are deer shooters. But Woodleigh are a company that grew out of ...

The David Lloyd Rifle

David Llewellyn Lloyd was a keen deer stalker and had an estate at Glencassley on which to head out deerstalking up in Scotland. He was also an engineer and metallurgist so he was well qualified and well equipped to take on the task of creating the perfect rifle for Scottish deer stalking and he proceeded ...

Ruger Rifles in Pistol Calibers

Many will ask the perfectly sensible question "Why would you want a rifle in a pistol caliber?" But going back in time one of Ruger's past carbines in a pistol caliber, a Ruger .44 Magnum Carbine, had a place in my rifle trunk. There are times when if you are going to shoot in a ...

BSA Martini International

The BSA Martini International was created in 1950 as an improved version of the original small Martini action found on .22lr small bore target rifles and also in slightly different form on the Australian .310 Cadet rifle. The action of the Martini International was designed to provide everything that a small bore rifle shooter could ...

Leica ER 5 Riflescopes

Although we're used to the name Leica being associated with top quality optics but at rather high prices it is refreshing to see their introduction of the new Leica ER 5 series of riflescopes which provide excellent Leica quality but at a price point that is affordable for most of us; in fact prices start ...

Engraved Winchester Model 1873

The Winchester Model 1873 was one of the most successful of Winchester's lever action rifles and is another of the arms that have been given the title "The gun that won the west" although of course there are a few claimants to that title. It was initially chambered for the 44-40 cartridge but as the ...

Roger Rule’s Pre-64 Winchester Model 70

Roger Rule is the author of what is perhaps the definitive book on "The Rifleman's Rifle" the Winchester Model 70 1936-1963. Not only that but he has had a life career that has included service with the US Army as an infantry airborne officer, and the setting up of a number of successful businesses including ...