Blaser (pronounced: Blah-zer) is a German manufacturer of fine shotguns and rifles founded in 1957 by Horst Blaser. Blaser developed the first straight-pull bolt-action hunting rifle, a major success because of its main focus in security and innovative bolt-action design. In 1997, Blaser merged with what is now Sig Sauer and continues autonomously producing and developing hunting rifle and competition shotguns.
Founded in 1967 by Mario Abbiatico and Remo Salvinelli in Gardone, FAMARS (the acronym for Fabriq Armi and the initials of the founders) became a leader in innovation in the Italian bespoke, craft-gun business with unique action designs that include four-barreled guns, self-cocking hammerguns and a detachable lock of its own design.
Fausti Stephano, a family-owned company, has been in the business of manufacturing shotguns since 1948. Fausti adheres to the British style of game gun. Fausti uses no cast parts, but does incorporate modern manufacturing methods. Like most Italian guns, Fausti barrels are built on monoblocks.
Grulla Armas formed in 1932 is the oldest of the Basque “best gun” manufacturers. Grulla Armas revised and upgraded their line of shotguns in the past 30 or so years and makes only sidelock doubles; considered to be the standard of excellence in the Basque country of Spain.
The Mauser brand has stood as a symbol for the real, successful hunting experience for over 140 years. All hunting rifles made by Mauser are based on traditional, down-to-earth values, combined with the most modern of rifle technology. Reliable, state-of-the-art firearm technology, solid one-piece steel structures, the Mauser double square bridge and exceptional inventive talent are what fascinates hunters all over the world.
Merkel guns offer the customer the power reserves of the unique Merkel top-down principle. This means that the highest calibre of every gun class defines the breech of all the underlying versions. The breech of the Africa side-by-side rifle thus sets the standard for all the other side-by-side guns.
Since 1968 the firm of Perugini and Visini has skillfully combined traditional gunsmithing skills, advanced state-of-the-art CNC machining technology and the highest quality raw materials to produce some of the finest “ Armi ” arms available in the world today.In 2005 James Purdey & Sons, one of the oldest gunmakers of London England, recognized this and commissioned P&V to manufacture their acclaimed Purdey Sporter.
Battista Rizzini started Rizzini shotguns in 1966 and quickly gained international recognition for his articulate designs and elegant, high performing shotguns. Some companies have worked for over a decade to gain the same recognition and reputation. Rizzini continues to offer shotguns that meet the most demanding needs of shooters and hunters. Their state-of-the-art machinery and prestigious selection of the best materials, combined with meticulous engineering and design prove these Italian guns to be in a league with only the very best.
Ed Brown firearms are engineered, machined, and handcrafted for performance under the direct supervision of the Brown family. Their firearm manufacturing philosophy rests on 3 pillars: their firearms are engineered for performance, precision machined in America, and hand-crafted to perfection. Ed Brown handguns have been extensively tested under a wide variety of conditions to ensure performance and are backed by a lifetime written warranty and excellent customer service.
Founded in January, 2014 Republic Forge has quickly established themselves as a world class 1911 pistol maker. They are made in Texas, by hand, with American made parts, one gun at a time, not by ten assembly line workers. Republic Forge prides themselves on their dedication to excellence, precision functionality with a passion to build world-class 1911’s for the most serious gun collectors and shooting enthusiasts.
When it comes to high-grade shotguns, rifles and handguns. Negrini luxury gun cases are the lightest weight with ATA approval. Their Italian designed, double-wall patented ABS technology is the strongest, lightest weight case in the shooting sports and outdoor industry; which is why Negrini cases are the choice of the world’s top shooters and gun makers.