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 ...

Seabreacher – Ultimate Diving Machine

Have you ever watched dolphins playing in the water? Racing, jumping, diving and generally having a great time. Perhaps you've had them following your speedboat or zooming ahead of you as if to show the way. Perhaps you have wondered if a speedboat could be built that would allow you to fly through the water ...

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 ...

Rover Gas Turbine Cars

With the British government announcing their plan to ban all petrol (gasoline) and diesel cars by 2040 the unimaginative will of course assume that everyone will un-creatively have to buy electric cars or ride "environmentally friendly" bicycles. The imaginative however will try to think of what other fuels they might be able to shift to; ...

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 ...

Beretta 486 Parallelo

Those of us with grey hair likely still remember that the number "486" was used for an Intel CPU chip that preceded the Pentium. For the Beretta 486 Parallelo however this does not mean that the shotgun had a computer chip in it but that it celebrates 486 years of Beretta making guns. Back in ...

Mercedes-Benz 500 K Offener Tourenwagen

The Mercedes-Benz 500 K was the most exciting car that Mercedes-Benz made in the pre-war 1930's and lurking beneath that classic thirties style coachwork was a car that was rather more technologically advanced than one might initially expect. This was a car, based on its predecessor the Mercedes-Benz 380, that featured a fully independent suspension ...

Avion Voisin C28 Cabriolet by Saliot

Gabriel Voisin is one of the most highly respected automotive designers ever to have lived. His automobiles could not be thought of as conventional yet they were always practical and built for quiet reliability. Voisin cars were built to be "quiet achievers". Gabriel Voisin and his brother Charles were products of an adventurous and creative ...