Since John Rigby and Co’s repatriation from America to London in 2013, they have made great inroads, establishing themselves as an old gunmaker with big new plans. But, as Marcus Janssen discovered, their long and rich heritage still features heavily in what they are doing today.
Steve Rawsthorne of Holland & Holland looks at the process of building a bespoke, handmade British bolt action rifle.
Following a visit to Westley Richards’ premises in Birmingham, Marcus Janssen is left wondering whether it is the heritage, design or craftsmanship that makes the English double rifle so alluring.
Somewhat forgotten, the .425 Westley Richards is a big game calibre worth considering, says Derek Stimpson.
Having put it through its paces on safari in Zambia, Derek Stimpson argues the case for the .450/400 Jeffery as the ultimate all-round calibre for African game.
Cutting edge technology, innovative German engineering and a strong hunting pedigree. Marcus Janssen is left wondering what’s not to like about Blaser.
Alex Brant tries out Browning's latest X-Bolt rifle, and is impressed with what he sees.
Julian Cooksley looks at a recently completed bespoke .500 nitro express double rifle built by William Evans.
Holland & Holland shooting instructor Steve Rawsthorne offers his expert guidance on the perfect rifle set-up for covering all forms of deer stalking in the UK.
After years of stalking with whatever was at his disposal, Sir O. O. J. Euqinimod decided to commission Holland & Holland to make him his dream rifle.