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2018 SHOT Show Day One

  This year SHOT Show is celebrating its 40th year, and while it hasn’t always been held in Las Vegas, today it is firmly rooted at the Sands Convention Center in Vegas. Once again the showroom floor was bustling with exhibitors, buyers and media members, and all the top brands …

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Views From Industry Day At The Range – SHOT 2018

  Another great day at the SHOT Show Industry Day At The Range is in the books, and we have coverage from some of the hottest new products displayed at the range. Once again media members and buyers make their way to the Boulder City Rifle and Pistol club in …

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Top 5 Shotgun Myths, Busted

As with in any industry, the gun industry is rife with bad advice and some beliefs that are just plain false. While it isn’t the biggest issue to have these myths in most industries, where firearms are concerned, the myths could get downright dangerous. It’s always a good idea to …

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Traditional German Hunt With Zeiss

  This past fall our president Igor Motkin was invited to participate in a traditional German hunt with our friends at Zeiss Optics. We thought we’d share the experience with some background on German hunting culture, details on the gear we used and plenty of photos to capture the experience. …

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The Myth Of Unarmed Attackers

  Defending against the “Unarmed” attacker. By Seth R. Nadel For a long time, a stir has been made about the fact that a deceased attacker was unarmed, and so should not have been shot. These days, it’s not uncommon for a family member or friend, neither of whom were …

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Black Friday Deals – Learn More

  It’s Black Friday and there are countless deals swirling around the web. Here at 1800GunsAndAmmo, we have a great selection of our own Black Friday deals, and we thought we’d highlight some of our favorites for the overwhelmed shopper. Better act fast though, these deals won’t be around for …

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Have You Ever Wondered?

  By Pete Rogers Have you ever wondered? Have you ever sat, breeze against your cheek as dawn breaks through the horizon and wondered? Have you found yourself holding your breath mesmerized at the light that transforms fear ridden darkness into familiar comforting surroundings? Yellowish rays slicing through barren trees, …

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Ducks & Dogs

  In anticipation of a new season and more great memories to be made. By Tony Martins There is something really special about sitting in a marsh waiting for sunrise. The cartoonish daffy duck-like soft quack of the mallard drake looking for companionship, the boisterous reply of the mallard hen …

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The Grandfather of Modern Sniping

  By John M. Buol Jr. You’ve probably never heard of the man that is one of the most important influences on modern sniping. Any good, long-standing program will have many important, influencing figures and won’t be the work of any one person. Most gun owners with a passing interest …