Where do they make the Spanish shotguns in Spain?
Illustration courtesy of Grulla Armas, S.A.L. These days, when a knowledgeable shotgunner says “Spanish Shotguns,” chances are they are referring to guns made by four small manufacturers in the Basque region of Northern Spain. All four are centered on the small cities of Eibar and Elgoibar, the heart of Spanish gunmaking.
Who are the largest gun manufacturers in Spain?
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What kind of gun is Spanish side by side?
The 216RL features a rounded action body and I ordered our test gun upgraded with Royal (presentation grade) wood. I chose a 20 gauge gun with 28″ barrels, concave rib, case colored receiver, straight hand stock and splinter forend. It is a very typical Spanish best gun.
Which is the best Spanish gun to buy?
The direct competitor for these best Spanish guns tends to be the second-hand best English, according to Edward: “These old English guns are wonderful, but they are like a vintage car that can spend more time in the garage than on the road. Also, you only bring them out on high days and holidays.
Are there any good Spanish side by side shotguns?
With increased prosperity has come higher labor costs and higher prices. Good Spanish guns are no longer inexpensive, although they are still substantially cheaper than equivalent British and Italian best guns, their two main competitors in the luxury sidelock double gun market.
Some Spanish manufacturers not only made guns but also sold guns made by others, and it is difficult to ascertain which guns they actually manufactured. It is clear that Garate, Anitua y Cia. in Eibar was one of these as they certainly did not make all the guns that bear their trade mark. In Belgium the same practice was followed.
Where do the shells go on a side by side shotgun?
Side-by-sides have two. Shells go in the back, and, when the gun is fired, a cloud of shot comes out the front. On side-by-sides, the barrels are—you guessed it—beside each other. Chamber: This is the back of the barrel where you insert the shells.