Standard Arms Model G and M

Amongst the firearm inventions that failed one of the more obscure is the Standard Arms Model G gas operated self-loading rifle and its sibling the Model M which did away with the gas operation completely and just functioned as a pump action. Of the two the pump action was more likely to actually work than ...

Rifle New Barrel Break-In

Back when I started shooting in the seventies, and when I got into competitive benchrest shooting in the eighties, the notion of needing to break-in a barrel was unheard of. It was certainly unheard of in the shooting circles I was moving in. So it caught my interest when I bought a copy of the ...

R.B. Rodda Express Double Rifle

R.B. Rodda were a retailer of fireams and equipment for people in the services of the British Empire. They were not actually a gun maker but a retailer of quality firearms made by others such as W. & C. Scott. They were somewhat like the Army & Navy Store but with a more upper crust ...