The Blog of the 1800GunsAndAmmo Store

The Blog of 1800GunsAndAmmo – Your Firearm and Ammunitions Guide and Discussion Portal

Blog Posts

ladys-rifle-thumb
The Perfect Lady’s Rifle

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com With rare exception, women are smaller boned.  We have figures. Our cheek bones are higher. Our necks are proportionately longer. The length of our arms corresponds to our heights which are generally shorter.  We’re not as strong nor do we have the muscle mass …

three-rifles-thumb-2
Three Rifles From Three Countries: Australia F90

  By John M. Buol Jr. Continued from: Three Rifles From Three Countries: UK – L852A. Australia: F90 The AUG (Armee Universal Gewehr or universal army rifle) started as a 5.56mm bullpup assault rifle designed in the early 1970s by Steyr that was adopted by the Austrian Army as the …

three-rifles-thumb-1
Three Rifles From Three Countries: UK – L85A2

  by John M. Buol Jr. NATO and Commonwealth militaries consolidated to common ammunition types after World War Two as a means to help mutual allies with supply. Despite this, each military uses different rifles to launch this ammo. Here are examples of rifles used from three different countries. United …

vortex-viper-venom-thumb
Vortex Pistol Red Dots: Venom & Viper

  By Trampas Swanson One of the hottest trends in the firearms industry over the past two years has clearly become the handgun mounted red dot. As a long-time staple of Unlimited Class competition pistols, the manufacturers have found ways to make the red dots smaller and more durable to …

finish-your-training-thumb
Finish Your Training

  By Seth R. Nadel Many have written about finishing the fight – but we also need to finish our training. By that I mean we need to train in what we are going to do immediately after a shooting, as well as in the long term. It’s not enough …

benchmade-triage-1
Benchmade Triage Knife Review With Alpha Dog Down

Alpha Dog Down reviews the Benchmade Triage Knife, perfect for EDC, emergency response and more. Check out the video review below:

leupold-vx-3i-thumb
Leupold VX-3i LRP 4.5-14x50mm Review

  By Kip Staton www.kipstaton.com To be quite honest, this is the first Leupold product I’ve come across in a long time that I’ve actually gotten excited about. Leupold’s newest scope combines features at a mid-range price level that the long range target shooter can truly appreciate. Like the name …

atf-4473-thumb
The History of ATF Form 4473

  By Linda M. Gilbertson The author was an ATF Agent during the late 70’s early 80’s. www.ladiesdayllc.com Adam Winkle a professor at UCLA School of Law, wrote in Gunfight:  The Battle of the Right to Bear Arms in America, that Franklin D. Roosevelt was the father of gun control.  …

hunting-sniper-thumb-1
Sniper Training For Better Hunting

  By John M. Buol Jr. Snipers and sniping carries a mystique among many gun owners, hunters included. Given this glamour assessed to sniping (whether it’s justified or not), it’s natural for folks to want to emulate this. The reality behind sniper training is much more mundane than some people …