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What Makes “Match” Ammo Match Grade? And is It Worth it?

  By Kip Staton Kipstaton.com When you buy a gun, you normally lay out a fixed amount of cash and leave the store with your purchase. Cash changes hands, and unless you have a list of aftermarket upgrades, that’s usually the end of the story. Your expenses end then and …

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1800GunsAndAmmo Helps Sponsor 2017 Mansfield Cares Ball

  1800GunsAndAmmo was proud to be a major sponsor of this year’s Mansfield Cares Ball recently held on February 18, 2017. The Mansfield Cares volunteer organization is a non-profit group that works everyday to assist those in need in the local community. Every year, Mansfield Cares holds their biggest fundraising …

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BEST OF SHOT 2017 – HUNTING: Part 2

By Tony Martins Continued from BEST of SHOT – HUNTING: Part 1 BENELLI Big news at Benelli is the full redesign of their venerable Super Black Eagle semi-auto shotgun. Although nearly 10 years of development have gone into the platform, Benelli engineers have nevertheless improved ergonomics and functionality while updating …

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Best of SHOT Show 2017 – Pete Rogers

  By Pete Rogers SHOT SHOW 2017 is a wrap for me and like always, I have put together a list of the items I saw that impressed me the most. Granted, I did not see everything, and I am sure I missed some excellent products. Next year, I will …

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Best Of SHOT 2017 – From The Editor

  By David Link As the editor of the 1800GunsAndAmmo and 1800Gear Blogs, the SHOT Show is a must-see event each year. That said, I’m still fairly new to the SHOT Show, but I’m happy to report this year went smoother than ever. I saw more new and interesting products …

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BEST OF SHOT 2017 – HUNTING: Part 1

  By Tony Martins Attendance at the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s 2017 Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT) was the second highest ever, boasting nearly 65,000 industry professionals and 1600 exhibiting companies on the main show floors, and scores of first-time exhibitors. In addition to a mind boggling array …

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New 2017 Nikon Products

  There were several exciting new Nikon product announcements on the 2017 SHOT Show floor, and now that the show is over, we thought we’d recap all the excellent products that were unveiled. Nikon Sport Optics has really stepped up their game this year, and two new rifle scope lines, …

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Expectations Can Lead To Disaster – Part 2

  By Seth R. Nadel Continued from Expectations Can Lead To Disaster – Part 1 There are other expectations in the realm of personal protection which call for closer examination. For convenience, I’ll place these in the format of the classic “BUMP” in the night. It’s late, and you hear, …

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SHOT Show 2017 Day Three

  Up today we’ve got more from SHOT Show 2017 including a ton of new items from Leupold, new pistols from Remington, CZ, and Ruger, and a premium long range rifle from Ruger. Leupold Leupold has a lot of great new products on the SHOT floor this year, but perhaps …