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The PacSafe Instasafe Brief is a sleek, compact laptop case great for local travel or as a small carry-on bag to match your larger rolling luggage. By David Link The laptop bag is a key part of anyone’s daily carry collection, and whether you’re hitting the local coffee shop or carrying your laptop through airport security, you need a bag you can trust. The scary thing about a laptop bag or similarly shaped brief is it’s a prime target for […]

Pacsafe’s sleek, roller carry-on luggage is nimble in any situation and packed full of valuable anti-theft features. By David Link Interestingly the Pacsafe brand is built as much upon heartache as it is on adventure. Whether you travel to the local coffee shop or overseas, like it or not your luggage and bags are always a target. Should your bag or your valuables end up snatched by thieves, we can all […]

Continued From: Fishing Rod Materials. By Jeff Burleson Choosing the right fishing rods can be a daunting task even for the anglers with decades of experience on the water. Every fishing situation has a perfect rod, but then plenty of rods that will suffice. Then there are some rods that just will not do the job effectively for the […]

By Jeff Burleson With springtime weather on the horizon, it’s time for anglers to dust off their battle gear for the upcoming spring/summer fishing season. And for some, the warm breezes and bright sunshine get anglers in the mood to upgrade or supplement their equipment arsenal. Fishing requires several elements and the fishing rod is […]

By Alexander Naumovich Here at 1800gear.com, we carry two primary types of knives: hunting knives and every day carry (EDC) knives. A hunting knife must have excellent cutting capability, a robust design and corrosion resistance. An EDC knife’s biggest asset is its compact design, although a sharp, reliable blade is just as important for EDC […]

By Pete Rogers More than any other method of hunting, crossbow hunting has exploded in growth over the last few decades. Modern technology, as well as more acceptance among hunters and states, has allowed more hunters to enjoy the sport of archery thanks to the crossbow. Crossbow History Before anyone blows up my email for […]

By Jeff Burleson For more than five years, the Onyx M-16 has wowed adventurists with its economical, low profile, lightweight, and easy-to-use design. And this year, Onyx improved their current M-16 version with a more ergonomically designed pull cord mechanism to solve a potential issue. Not only is the pull cord handle easier to grasp, […]

By Mayrena Hernandez I added the Sporthill Transverse II Pant to my running gear collection at the most ideal time. A little backstory on myself, I am originally from Arlington, Texas (DFW area for those of you not familiar with Arlington), but I am now a doctoral student at UW-Madison located in Madison, Wisconsin. In […]

Alexander was born and raised in what used to be USSR. His granddad, a former soviet colonel, eventually failed to make him a socialist but made sure Al kept a strong interest in hunting, weapons, devices and all things technical. Al loves heavy metal and movie classics and writes articles for the 1800 blog, of […]

Work or play, the Danner Stronghold excels in style and comfort. If your dayto day takes you into either the job site or the outdoors, the Stronghold is a great place to start. By David Link Frankly work and recreation blend together as far as footwear goes in my life. I own several pairs of reliable boots, but none of them are earmarked “work” or “recreation” specific boots. This is because I believe in regularly wearing boots that can do it all. I need to be comfortable, […]