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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 …


  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 …

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, …

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, …

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 …

SHOT Show 2017 Day Two

  We have more SHOT Show coverage from day two on the floor including Sitka, Benelli, Crimson Trace, FoxPro, Havalon, Steel Will and a newcomer – HEAT Factory. Sitka Sitka’s newest announcement this year comes in the form of the Subalpine Optifade camo pattern. Just like last year’s Timber, Subalpine …

SHOT Show 2017 Day One

  We’re at SHOT Show day one, and we have plenty of coverage of new products planned throughout the week. Up first, let’s take a quick look at new products from Magpul, Danner, Streamlight and Walther. Magpul Magpul has several new items on display in their stylish SHOT Show booth, …

SHOT Show Range Day 2017

  By David Link SHOT Show’s Industry Day At The Range provides an unique opportunity to try out new products that will appear on the SHOT Show floor later in the week. This annual event is held at the Boulder City Rifle and Pistol Club outside of the Las Vegas …

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 …