The Browning BAR Mark II Safari

The Browning BAR sporting rifle is not the same as the John Moses Browning BAR of World War I fame. The BAR sporting rifle is a design that was created with the input of Val Browning's son Bruce Warren Browning, working in collaboration with a design team led by Marcel Olinger. The BAR sporting rifle ...

The .264 Winchester Magnum

The .264 Winchester Magnum is a cartridge that deserved to do better than it did way back in 1959 and 1960 when Winchester unleashed it into dealer's shops in the form of the Model 70 Westerner. With its 26" barrel and special two diameter stepped bullet it was claimed to deliver 3,200fps with a 140grain ...

Pre-64 Model 70 in .264 Winchester Magnum

For classic rifle enthusiasts Winchester's pre-64 Model 70 is one of the most desirable rifles on earth although their current model Super Grades complete with controlled feed action are utterly superb; I have one, and I am constantly impressed with just how excellent it is. But it was the pre-64 that was the original classic ...

A Pair of Griffin & Howe Bolt Action Rifles

Griffin & Howe rifles have been the rifle of choice for such notable sporting shooters as writers Ernest Hemingway and Robert Ruark, actors Bing Crosby and Clark Gable, and US President Dwight D. Eisenhower. They are an indispensable part of America's hunting and shooting legacy. From small beginnings the company developed a reputation for excellence ...

Crocodile Hunters

Back in the years after the Second World War it was legal and arguably necessary to cull the large and dangerous salt water crocodiles in Australia's north. Salt water crocodiles kill people from time to time even nowadays in northern Australia. The culling eventually brought salt water crocodile numbers down so low that some believed ...

The .470 Capstick

The .470 Capstick is an unusual cartridge although the design is based on a simple idea; i.e. neck up the .375 Holland & Holland to take .475" bullets, which is the largest bullet diameter that the .375H&H case can handle. The cartridge was originally created by Colonel Arthur B Alphin of the A-Square rifle company ...

Winchester Model 70 in .22 Hornet

The Winchester Model 70 is called "The Rifleman's Rifle" by Winchester and it is a title it well deserves. It has been made in a large variety of calibers from the ear splitting shoulder crunching .470 Capstick in recent years down to the .22 Hornet back before and after World War II. The Winchester Model ...

The .338 Winchester Magnum

Many years ago there was a man who inherited his father's .600 Nitro Express double rifle. At the time he was living down in Australia on a sheep station in the "outback". He managed to get cases and all the requisites needed to reload ammunition and so the big .600 Nitro was brought back to ...

.338 Winchester Magnum Rifle by George Gibbs

George Gibbs is one of the most famous of British rifle makers and perhaps his most well known cartridge is the .505 Gibbs of 1910. Based originally in Bristol in Britain Gibbs was closely associated with William Ellis Metford who designed the Metford rifling used in the early Lee-Metford rifles. Amongst Gibbs loyal customers was ...