With a mind as fast as the cartridges he designed, Roy Weatherby relied on his trusty dictating machine (pictured) to document his rapid-pace innovations. He was a stickler for detail with all of his notes, memos, ballistic data and photographs.
The smell of rich leather and gun oil greeted every customer stepping into Weatherby’s Sporting Goods in California, where the legend began. It wasn’t a big store, just 25′ x 70′, but it promised the beginning of something huge.
Roy destroyed a lot of things when testing his magnum cartridges, from watersoaked Los Angeles telephone books to bullet-proof glass – which his ammunition penetrated, by the way. To see the whole collection of Weatherby Cartridges, visit Ammunition.