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Heckler & Koch SP5K Review

  By Trampas Swanson Throughout history, few firearms are ever created that transcend the shooting industry and become iconic symbols across the world. Colt’s Single Action Army, John Browning’s 1911, Kalashnikov’s AK-47 and Stoner’s AR-15 are just a few rare examples of this phenomena. For the German based company, Heckler …

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The Beretta M9A3

  Beretta’s (now failed) bid for the U.S. military’s new handgun. by John M. Buol Jr. The U.S. M9, a Department of Defense specification Beretta 92FS 9x19mm pistol, has been in continuous service since 1985. For several years there has been a few claimed problems and plenty of programmed concern …

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Vortex Optics: Razor HD Gen II Rifle Scope

  By Trampas Swanson Perhaps the fastest growing name in the optics industry within recent years has got to be that of Vortex Optics. Everywhere you look in magazines and on TV, top names in shooting sports and tactical training are running products from this relative new comer to the …

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Nikon Monarch 7i VR Laser Rangefinder Product Review

  By Tony Martins When 1800GunsAndAmmo blog editor David Link called to say that Nikon would be sending their new Monarch 7i VR Laser Rangefinder to me for review, I must admit that I was a little excited and anxious to give it a try – a rare occurrence and …

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Leica ER 5 Review: 2-10x50mm with Ballistic Reticle

  By Kip Staton It’s no secret that the United States have more hunters per capita than any other country in the world. As a nation, we just love to hunt. And if the lines of sub-$500 hunting rifles at sporting goods stores ready-to-go out of the box are any …

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SIG Legion 229 Review

  By Trampas Swanson Often referred to as the “choice of professionals,” SIG Sauer has a highly regarded reputation for manufacturing accurate and reliable firearms throughout its history. The lives of Militaries, Law Enforcement and civilians around the world depend on SIG products every day and regularly provide feedback to …

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The FN MAGM240-series of Machine Guns

  By John M. Buol Jr. The “’Devil’s Paintbrush” has been a mainstay of modern military small arms since the machine gun first earned that moniker during the First World War. In the course of a few short, bloody years, machine guns uprooted many tactical principles, many of which had …

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SIG Sauer Legion 226

  By Trampas Swanson In the world of the true modern warrior, there are view names in the fields of military Special Operations, law enforcement and private contracting as highly regarded when it comes to the traditional double action combat pistol as SIG Sauer. Often heralded in the industry as …

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Spyderco Endura Knife Review

  By Trampas Swanson Perhaps the most underrated and over looked daily tool for the average person is that of a good quality pocket knife. While not as glamourous and flashy as a concealed carry pistol, the pocket knife often comes into use daily from everything from common utility applications …