The story of John Knott and his career in rifle shooting and manufacture, and the 1948 Olympic British Team’s Free Rifle.

132-Year-Old Model 1873 Found Against a Tree In National Park

132-Year-Old Model 1873 Found Against a Tree In National Park ORIGINAL STORY & UPDATE BY WINCHESTER What’s the story behind the Winchester Model 1873 found leaning against a tree in Great Basin National Park? THE GUN THAT WON THE WEST! The iconic Model 1873 is known for its use during the great American westward expansion, […]

Who was Percy Pavey

Percy Pavey BEAUDESERT RIFLE CLUB WHO WAS PERCY PAVEY? Unchallenged as the greatest competitive marksman Australia has ever produced, Percy Pavey dominated his chosen sport in the same manner as Sir Hubert Opperman in cycling, Sir Donald Bradman in cricket, and Sir Norman Brookes in tennis. His career as a top level marksman spanned more […]

Marjorie Foster

A Bit of History BEAUDESERT RIFLE CLUB Marjorie Foster: Prize-winning rifle shot and poultry farmer Marjorie photographed by the Bassano studio in London, March 1938 (© National Portrait Gallery, London) Marjorie Elaine Foster (1893-1974) began shooting at the age of eight at her home in Surrey, England. In the mid-1920s she decided to pursue the sport more […]

Eddie Moss

EDDIE MOSS BEAUDESERT RIFLE CLUB I have sent this email this morning however I am having difficulty with the email server, please share with any members that may not be on FB: Good Morning all, It is with much sadness that I inform you that Eddie passed away this morning. Recently the Beaudesert Rifle Club […]