Heym Express Rifle

History Heym began making firearms back in 1865 and by 1891 they had advanced to the point where they became the first manufacturer to patent a design for a hammerless drilling (i.e. three barreled gun). That first hammerless drilling featured three triggers and three hammers located in the same plane. The main emphasis for Heym was ...

TarHunt Guns

When I think of a "Tahr Hunt" my mind conjures up images of a plane trip to "The land of the long white cloud" (New Zealand) and a journey into the "Lord of the Rings" country to hunt Himalayan Tahr. So when I first came across the guns from TarHunt I initially wondered if that ...

Steyr Model 1912

The Steyr Model 1912 was, arguably, one of the greatest pistols of the early era, around the First and Second World Wars. It stands alongside the Colt M1911 and the Luger P08, and yet it is not nearly as well known as its peers. Yet this was a handgun built to withstand the rigors of ...

Merkel Double Rifles

Sporting rifles need to have a degree of specialization for the type of shooting that the hunter will be engaging in. For example, for long range hunting where shots may need to be taken out beyond 300meters, a properly set up bolt-action rifle with telescopic sights tends to be the most sensible choice, and with ...

Meyers Manxter 2+2

The Meyers Manx was made possible because of the design brief for the Volkswagen that Doctor Ferdinand Porsche was given back in the 1930's. Dr. Porsche set about creating an inexpensive automobile that could pretty much go anywhere there was a track, go many places where there wasn't a track, and do 100km/hr on a ...

Hispano-Suiza H6C Transformable Torpedo

Hispano-Suiza have a fascinating history having made not only automobiles and trucks, but also aircraft engines and machine guns so highly regarded that they were used as replacements for John Moses Browning's .50 BMG. The Hispano-Suiza 20mm cannon was used in some models of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning. But before the outbreak of the Second ...