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Firearms Etiquette

  By Seth R. Nadel Whenever you are around firearms, there is a certain way they are to be handled, both for safety and as a matter of decorum. Some new gun owners have never been exposed to these methods, so a review is in order. The first consideration and …

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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 Right Firearms Training For A Woman

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com I believe in training, but only if it’s the right training.  If you buy a car you should know how to drive, understanding what you can and cannot do.  If you are a contractor you should know how to build, so that what you …

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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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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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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, …

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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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How To Sell A Handgun To A Woman – Part 2

  Education to Seal the Deal By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com At the furniture store where I bought my Queen Size Mattress Set, what sealed the deal was the education I received in mattresses and their construction.  Having back issues, I knew that I needed something firm, but not so …

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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 …