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Black Friday Deals – Learn More

  It’s Black Friday and there are countless deals swirling around the web. Here at 1800GunsAndAmmo we have a great selection of our own Black Friday deals, and we thought we’d highlight some of our favorites for the overwhelmed shopper. Better act fast though, these deals won’t be around for …

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Have You Ever Wondered?

  By Pete Rogers Have you ever wondered? Have you ever sat, breeze against your cheek as dawn breaks through the horizon and wondered? Have you found yourself holding your breath mesmerized at the light that transforms fear ridden darkness into familiar comforting surroundings? Yellowish rays slicing through barren trees, …

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Ducks & Dogs

  In anticipation of a new season and more great memories to be made. By Tony Martins There is something really special about sitting in a marsh waiting for sunrise. The cartoonish daffy duck-like soft quack of the mallard drake looking for companionship, the boisterous reply of the mallard hen …

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The Grandfather of Modern Sniping

  By John M. Buol Jr. You’ve probably never heard of the man that is one of the most important influences on modern sniping. Any good, long-standing program will have many important, influencing figures and won’t be the work of any one person. Most gun owners with a passing interest …

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Equal Opportunities In Marksmanship Programs

  Marksmanship programs have been the longest serving and most equal opportunity compliant readiness resource in history. by John M. Buol Jr. Equal Opportunity programs are intended to direct and sustain a comprehensive effort to maximize human potential and to ensure fair treatment for all persons based solely on merit, …

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Exploring Different AR Setups

  By Seth R. Nadel America’s Rifle, the AR15, is the most widely distributed rifle in the nation. They can be assembled in an infinite number of configurations, for a nearly infinite number of purposes, in a wide array of calibers. They can also be used for a vast number …

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Bad Taxidermy And How To Avoid It

  By Tony Martins It’s been more than a year since you killed the biggest buck of your life, and the taxidermist just called with news that your long awaited mount is ready for pick up. Excitement grows as you walk into the shop, anticipating the first look at your …

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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 …

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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 …