Rigby Rising Bite Double Rifle

The Rigby Rising Bite double rifle has always been one of the most expensive pieces of ordnance one could ever open one's wallet for. A Rising Bite rifle takes about three years to make, which means you are not just paying for the steel and the wood, but making a substantial contribution to the salary ...

Weatherby Mark V

The debate about the right rifle for the world wide one rifle hunter was a popular topic back in the sixties and seventies when I first started shooting seriously. There are many potential choices one could make, but, if you don't expect to be hunting Africa's "Big Five" then I think the choice is pretty ...

Mosin-Nagant 91/30 with Archangel OPFOR Stock

The Russian Mosin-Nagant 91/30 rifle has earned itself an excellent reputation the world over and with good reason. Designed by Captain Sergei Ivanovich Mosin of the Imperial Russian Army with some features contributed by Belgian designer Léon Nagant (who would later create the unusual Nagant revolver that was also adopted by the Russian Army) the ...

Mossberg MVP

When we look at the Mossberg MVP series of rifles one is tempted to wonder why did it take so long for someone to think of this? Mossberg did think of it, and took the risk to bring into production their MVP series of rifles whose instant attractiveness lies in the fact that they not ...

Cogswell & Harrison Certus Big Game Rifle

The Cogswell & Harrison Certus rifle design was an attempt by London gunmaker Edgar Harrison of Cogswell & Harrison to create a bolt action rifle of purely British design. The bolt action rifles being sold by the London and Birmingham gun trade around the turn of the twentieth century were almost universally based on Mauser, ...

Browning Maral Straight Pull Rifle

Browning has done something that was so obvious that it's really quite remarkable that it hadn't been done before. They took the action of the Browning BAR self-loading rifle and re-designed it as a straight pull bolt action repeating rifle. This has the advantage of creating a rifle that meets legal restrictions on self-loaders that ...

Mauser M1996 Straight Pull Rifle

Some of us just want one or three rifles that we will reach for when we go hunting but others are enthusiasts who really want a collection of interesting rifles to shoot and enjoy as the mood strikes. In fact a lot of the people I shoot with are in that second category, they like ...

Rigby Big Game Rifles 2017

Some like to have a collection of rifles and choose different ones for different hunting or shooting situations. Others of us prefer to have a minimal number, perhaps only one, and to use that one rifle for pretty much every hunting situation they enter into. There are without doubt a couple of advantages to being ...