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The Danger Of “Small Of The Back” Carry

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com I have been under Chiropractic care since I was 22 years old.  I was a uniformed police officer.  It was either my exercise routine or the utility belt I wore when on duty or the general stress of the job that caused a pinched …

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The Guns of a Federal Agent – Pistols

  Do you need a Custom gun, a Customized gun, or a Stock gun for personal defense? By Seth R. Nadel For 27 years I was a Criminal Investigator (Special Agent) for U.S. Customs Investigations (now I.C.E.). My career spanned the time from revolvers only to only semi-autos. Along the …

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New For 2017: Ruger Mark IV 22/45 Lite

  By Trampas Swanson Tradition has always held a very important role in the worldwide shooting industry. In the United States, tradition has helped the immortal 1911 semi-auto pistol and AR15 rifle continue to top sales year after year over new designs and concepts. Manufacturers such as Colt, Springfield, and …

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The Guns of Cowboy Action Shooting – Part 1

  By Trampas Swanson Perhaps one of America’s most storied times in U.S. history is that of the fabled “Old West.” Wrapped in gallant tales of both fact and fiction of the 1800’s North American frontier, legendary figures such as Tom Horn, Wyatt Earp and Jessie James span both sides …

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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 …