When Westley Richards Managing Director Simon Clode passed away in December, the firm’s owners thought hard about who could take his place at the helm.
Enthusiasts have espoused that the side-by-side is the shotgun’s most pleasing form. Now Beretta has created state-of-the-art proof with its 490 Serpentina.
Arrieta’s insolvency and the mid-2016 interruption in production at Spanish maker Ugartechea have some American importers wondering what—or who—may be next.
Fans of fine guns had something to celebrate recently with the opening of Double Guns of Nashville, a gunshop located on the grounds of the Nashville Gun Club.
John William “Bill” Curry departed for more northern coverts on January 25, two days shy of his 68th birthday and 12 days after suffering a massive heart attack following a full day of shooting and dining with his Carolina Vintager friends in Georgetown, South Carolina.
Simon Clode’s passing is an enormous loss to the world of “best” English gunmaking and to his many friends and customers who will miss his dry sense of humor and interrogating nature.
For many years Dallas’s Collectors Covey gallery has earned a reputation as being one of the country’s top sources of sporting art. So last year when owner Bubba Wood sold the gallery to Joe and Amy Crafton, there was plenty of curiosity about the direction the business would take.
With its new address at 1616 Stout Street, the shop is within walking distance of the Denver Performing Arts Center and Denver Convention Center and just around the corner from the 16th Street Mall.
“What we are trying to do is make the best possible duck call. One that looks like a premium gunstock and sounds like it has a mallard living in it.”
Well known for its innovative, high-powered tactical rifles, Barrett introduces its line of Sovereign sporting shotguns.
Armas Ugartechea, founded in Eibar, Spain, in 1922, has ceased production.
L.D. McCaa will head up Westley Richards USA in a shop being designed by the same team that worked on Westley’s UK premises.