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Contributor Walt Hampton

About Contributor Walt Hampton

Walt Hampton is a professional gunsmith and writer from Virginia. He and his son Wade operate Buck Mountain Rifle Works, manufacturing semi-finished gun stocks and building custom rifles on order. Visit his website at or write him at


Long-Term Ammo Storage Tips

Modern primers and gun powder, if properly stored, have a nearly infinite shelf life. These items need to be stored with the three watchwords of care: cool, dry and dark.