Finishing is a defining element of fine British gunmaking: a dash of scroll on the locks, the deep luster of an oil-rubbed stock and the rich blacking of the barrels. But perhaps even more significant is the color case hardening, which is the icing on the cake and serves to both protect and provide a splash of color where none otherwise would exist.
Shooting Sportsman’s Readers and Writers Adventures will be kicking off the year 2021 with a visit to reader favorite Pine Hill Plantation, in Donalsonville, Georgia, from February 18 to 22.
If you associate Scottish gunmaking with trim round-actions, you are not alone. However, for those who champion a broader view of Caledonian firearms, there is Buchan Guns, which offers both an Italian-style triggerplate over/under and a London-style sidelock designed, built and finished in Scotland.
Chukars and Huns in the Columbia River breaks
It’s hard to believe that a clay-shooting game that is now enjoyed around the world and has achieved the high bar of any sport—a place at the Olympic Games—was invented by a couple of grouse hunters in Massachusetts.
At Caeser Guerini’s 2020 Writer & Dealer Event, the surprises—including a few that had nothing to do with firearms—were numerous.
One by one, 10 baby wood ducks jumped from the nest to the ground, some 20 feet below.
How to get a great deal on a used shotgun.
The new 28-bore Bosis furthers Italy’s reputation for creating guns that combine harmonious loveliness with unfailing mechanical engineering.