Classic shooter John Northmore ponders Uberti’s long barrelled revolver based on their single-action Cattleman. Kindly supplied by Shooting Sports Magazine.
Nick Latus tests a value-for-money round from Serbian manufacturer Prvi Partizan and is impressed with the results. Kindly supplied by Sporting Rifle Magazine.
Depending on the kind of shooting you’re doing, you’ll need the right sight to complement the right gun. When target shooting at any distance, precision and consistency is key to getting the highest scores. To that end, proper sighting is essential for good shooting. The Pedersoli range of front and rear sights are at the top of their game when it comes to aperture and silhouette sights, with the Creedmore range made specially with long range single shot rifle shooting in mind.
This superb rifle is among the best big game rifles money can buy. Made in 2003 with support from Land Rover South Africa, this exquisite rifle was hand finished and cased by Jurie Majoor of Pretoria, South Africa.
Legend has it that dime novelist, Ned Buntline, presented special order Colt revolvers with long barrels and detachable stocks to Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson and other noted ‘Old West’ celebrities. Based on this story, the long-barreled ‘Peacemakers’ with their special target sights came to be called ‘Buntline Specials’. Revolving rifles and carbines were among the first effective repeating rifles. Models produced by Colt were carried in the Mexican War and the Apache Wars of the Old Southwest.
The Winchester 1873 lever action rifle is the definitive ‘gun that won the west’. Ubiquitous in any Western book, film or historical source, the 1873 is a gun that is instantly recognisable the world over. Uberti’s reproduction of the Winchester 1873 is a gun that is faithful to the original in every respect. Available in a variety of calibres, our favourite is the option offered in .357 magnum.
Pedersoli centrefire guns are renown the world over for their quality of manufacture and shooting. From the casual target shooter, to the serious long-range shooter, there is a Pedersoli gun available for every purpose. Pedersoli’s range of centrefire rifles, built in the spirit of the original guns, are second to none for historical accuracy and quality.
The SMLE (Short, Magazine, Lee Enfield) is the quintessential British First World War Rifle vs the Lee Enfield No.4 which is most likely the best-known WWII era British military rifle, let's see how they match up together.