I purchased two Belgian-made FN Mauser actions many years ago. They have consecutive serial numbers. I have been unable to ascertain even an approximate date of manufacture. The importer at the time was “Firearms International Corp.” When were they made?
Decades after Roy Weatherby put his time, money and life’s work into making rifles and cartridges, the Weatherby Vanguard, formerly a bit player in the Weatherby saga, has risen to become the firm’s most popular rifle—and with good reason.
From the archives of American Rifleman, read about legendary gunmaker Cecil Brooks, who will forever be revered for his humble nature, exquisite skill and devotion to American freedoms. As Charlton Heston said upon receiving a Brooks rifle in 1989: "From my cold dead hands!"