The Blog of the 1800GunsAndAmmo Store

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

Blog Posts

ammunition-stockpile-thumb
The Importance of Extra Ammo?

  By Jason Herbert Recently while reading James Wesley Rawles book “Patriots” I got to thinking… about a lot of things. The book details in very realistic fiction how fragile the U.S. economy is, and how quickly it could collapse. At that point our paper currency as we know it …

turkey-tips-thumb
Turkey Hunting Tips And Tactics From The Pros

  By Nancy Jo Adams With turkey hunting being my passion, I have had the opportunity over the years to talk with some of the industry’s most popular turkey hunters. I sought out two of these notorious turkey hunters, Eddie Salter and Preston Pittman, to give us their tactics on …

Nancy_Jo_Adams_thumb
Nancy Jo Adams

Nancy Jo Adams is an avid accomplished huntress, owner/founder of Ladies in Camo, freelance and staff writer for several print publications and online media sources. Nancy Jo enjoys being active in social media and penning her blog, Shenanigans From the Field. Among various skills, she is known in the industry …

gun-cleaning-thumb
Essential Checklist For Firearm Maintenance

  By David Link Any substantial investment deserves protection, and this is certainly the case for those valued firearms that you store in your gun safe. Even if you’re a first time firearm owner, a good collection of maintenance tools and cleaning materials is something you should always have around …

turkey-chokes-thumb
How the Right Choke Tube Can Help You Grab More Gobblers

  By Luke Brandenburg Choke tubes represent one of the most important tools for getting the results you want, especially for turkey hunters. Those who understand how they work and how to use them will have an advantage over other turkey hunters this season! To anyone who hunts with a …

benchrest-thumb
The Monolith of Mediocre: Benchrest Considered Harmful

  By John Buol There is never a practical need for a field or hunting rifle to touch a benchrest. Never. True, you often see benchrests used on ranges (in America, at least) and discussed in gun literature, but this is a result of institutional inertia and not based on …

versatile-shotgun-thumb
Five Versatile Shotguns For New Hunters

  By David Link As I was sitting in a restaurant with a friend the other day, they commented on how they would like to get into turkey hunting this season but that they needed a shotgun. For those hunters who already own a shotgun, a “Top Turkey Guns For …

Prismatic-thumb
Bering Optics Prismatic Reflex 2.5×32 Review

  By Mike Searson This author is a reformed “scope snob.” Coming of age in the shooting sports during the 1980s almost guaranteed that you followed an old and now very outdated piece of “gun shop wisdom” if you were a serious shooter. The mantra back then was: “expect to …

hog-hunting-thumb
The Basics Of Wild Hog Hunting

  By Zachary Pritchard Wild hog hunting is becoming more and more popular around the country. This is due to the high reproductive rate of wild hogs and the annoyances that they can cause. The gestation period for hogs is only three weeks and three days which allows them to …