Aston Martin Type C Speed 6

A Shaky Beginning Aston Martin is a company that was founded by idealists, with the result that during its first century of doing business it went bankrupt no less than seven times. The company was first set up in 1913 by Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford and got the "Aston" in its name because Lionel Martin ...

Kaps “Classic Line” Riflescopes

A Classic Riflescope for a Classic Rifle A few years ago as I was coming back into the shooting sports, having spent some years working overseas in a country that was not "gun friendly", I started looking for a suitable classic riflescope to suit the classic rifle I was planning to buy. As I looked for ...

Brough SS 80 with Matchless Engine

A Motorcycle Not for the Masses George Brough's family appears to have been quite involved with motorcycles and competition. George stated in later Brough Superior advertising that he had competed in his first motorcycle event in 1906 while he was still at school, and that is two years before George's father, William Brough, established his motorcycle ...

Double Rifles by R.B. Rodda

Introduction The British gunmaking trade was primarily concentrated in the cities of London and Birmingham during the 1800's and 1900's. Some gunmakers produced complete guns in-house exclusively but many purchased either component parts such as actions and barrels from other makers and finished them in their own workshops. Other companies did not make guns or rifles ...

Porsche Tempo Mikafa Sport Camper

To Build a Porsche Camper The one vehicle type that no-one would expect Porsche to build is a camper or mobile home. Porsche's engineering mavens proved to be among the world's best when it came to designing and building sports and performance cars, but they never turned their hand to creating a camper like the Volkswagen ...

The .425 Westley Richards

A Dangerous Game Rifle That Could Be Speed Reloaded by Stripper Clip The .425 Westley Richards is sometimes referred to as the Westley Richards .425 Magnum Express. It became a much respected cartridge, favored by the legendary Frederick Courtenay Selous and by John "Pondoro" Taylor, author of "African Rifles and Cartridges". Firing a 410grain bullet at ...

The Mauser Models 1910 and 1914 Pistols

Introduction: One Pistol to Rule Them All You don't have to be involved in the shooting sports for long before you will hear the name "Mauser", often in conjunction with discovering Paul Mauser's definitive bolt action rifle design, the Mauser '98. German firearms designer Paul Mauser's M98 was by no means his only design however, it ...

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