Browning .22 Semi-Automatic Rifle

The Browning .22 Semi-Automatic rifle entered production way back in 1914 and this chirpy little centenarian is still in production. This fact alone is testimony that John Moses Browning got it right with this design, just as he'd got it right for so many of his previous firearm designs. Belgian made Browning .22 Semi-Automatic rifle ...

Galil

The Israeli Galil began life in a similar way to the rifle which was its ancestor, the AK47. The AK47 was created by Mikhail Kalashnikov when he was taken out of action by a shoulder wound in 1941 and other wounded soldiers commented to him that the Soviet Army could not provide a rifle per ...

Ross Rifle

In the period after the American Civil War the situation in Europe was changing rapidly with the unification of the German States into a united country which also marked a period of the rapid industrialization in Germany and by the 1890's the building of the German Navy as a force to be equal to the ...

Early Style Winchester M1895

The Winchester M1895 was John M Browning's last lever action rifle design and it was the design that moved away from the limitations of the tubular magazine that required the use of round nose or flat nose bullets to one that could use pointed spitzer bullets. In this transition period from black powder to smokeless ...

Lithgow Arms F90 and Atrax

The establishment of the small arms factory in the Australian town of Lithgow was originally motivated by a realization by Australia's colonists that the world is actually not a "safe space" and that being dependent on supply of arms from Britain, which was a very long sea voyage away, was not wise. Lithgow was a ...

Searcy B. & Company – Double Rifle

Could an address sound any more American than 26293 Twenty Mule Team Road, Boron, California? B. Searcy & Company is located there, just opposite Edward's Air Force Base, in an old Quonset hut; and it is there in that hut on Twenty Mule Team Road that America's answer to the great British double rifle makers ...

Browning CCS25 Double Rifles

Choosing the hunting rifle that's best for you will be a very individual decision. I'm one who tends towards ensuring that each of my hunting rifles is as similar as possible in operation and in feel. But what if you are someone who spends much of their time using a shotgun? Is it practicable to ...

Richard Chapman Engraved Winchester Model 1895

The lever action rifle is arguably the iconic American rifle. Lever action rifles were those favored by US President Theodore Roosevelt from his early Model 1876 to his favored rifle that he took on African safari after he left the presidency the model 1895. Roosevelt preferred his Model 1895 in .405 Winchester for Africa calling ...

Purdey Double Rifle and Shotgun Set

Amongst the best of the London "best" guns are created in the workshops of James Purdey & Sons, Ltd. in Audley House, 57 - 58 South Audley Street, London, a short walk from Hyde Park. Established in 1814 and still going strong Purdey have been making "best" guns for royalty and for those with an ...