Month: January 2016

By Nancy Jo Adams Continued from: New Products At ATA – Part 1. Sitka Gear Sitka Gear was designed with the hunter in mind, from treestand hunters to mountain stalkers. All the disciplines of hunting have been taken into account. More importantly, the technology that has gone into the materials and designs have been well […]

  By Nancy Jo Adams It is always exciting to see what is new and/or improved on the Archery Trade Association (ATA) show floor each January, and this year was no different. In addition to a record breaking number of new bow releases at this event, I found a plethora of new electronics, software and […]

  Arguably one of the best, if not the best, films of 2015 is the The Revenant. The film is a fictional retelling of the true story of Hugh Glass who survived a bear attack against improbable odds. Before we go any further, this article contains spoilers from the film, and if you haven’t seen […]

  You have seen binocular harnesses listed alongside binoculars or as add-ons to your binocular purchase, but with the standard neck strap that comes with almost all binoculars included in the box, why would you consider adding a harness to your binocular set up? First, it naturally depends upon how you plan to use the […]

  By Nancy Jo Adams In January each year, competitive archers and bowhunters across the nation anticipate news from the largest annual archery trade-show known as the Archery Trade Association Show (ATA). This show encompasses a massive venue where manufacturers of the newest archery gear and hunting accessories, along with the notable names of bow […]

  By Jason Herbert We continue from Jason’s first six months of prepping resolutions in: New Year Prepping Resolutions: January – June. July – Skills The summer months are always a great time to practice skills. One thing I’ve always wanted to learn how to do is start a fire with sticks. I know with […]

  In 2016, we’ve got some big things coming like more optics and gear products reviews, 2016 SHOT Show coverage and other great how-to and opinion articles. But before we get moving on more 2016 content, let’s take a look back at the best articles from 2015. Product Reviews The product reviews featured on 1800Gear.com […]

  By Jason Herbert I’m a big “goals” guy. Without goals I often get distracted and find myself accomplishing nothing. So as the year comes to an end, and a new one begins, this assignment came across my email at a perfect time. I describe myself as a “budget minded prepper” who tries to be […]