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Gravel for Pistol – Tac Rifle Pit

So…here is what 6 dump trucks of gravel looks like before being pushed down with the small dozer. Right now, the question is, “Will 6 trucks be enough?”. Frankly, we just don’t know. It might. Or it might require a 7th. We’ve bought so much gravel, we are getting a break on the price.  Also…consider this: dump trucks hauling gravel …

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POTD — Beretta 92D Police Trade-In 

Take delivery of a Beretta 92D. The DAO version of the venerable M9 pistol. And the question is asked, “Are we sure it’s a police trade-in?” As I open the box and look inside the flap, it becomes painfully clear the answer is yes. Do you see the Police Evidence Markings inside the box? That is what law enforcement calls …

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EP108 – Cody Wilson on the run, Down Syndrome Hustle, Burt Reynolds

On this episode of the John1911 Podcast:   Cody Wilson’s “Cash Daddy” problem. Fake Down Syndrome for sponge bath fantasy. Stolen College Valor is a crime in Florida. I loved Burt Reynolds’ movies as a kid. Victor Bout the GRU gun runner. AFTAB – I thought that was some kind of union.   Marky & Freeze www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & …

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The 100 Yard Shooting Position

This spot was picked so we could zero 100 yards at a zero degree angle. In reality, this position is a ZERO to 500 yard shooting position.  So think about that. We could functionally shoot every tac rifle, battle rifle, hunting rifle and black powder rifle from right here and get 80% of our work done. Things are coming along …

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California Bullet Button

Like many of our readers, I have heard of California Bullet Buttons. But to be completely honest, I had never personally seen or handled one. So I wasn’t familiar with their particular idiosyncrasies.  I had heard they don’t require a modification of the firearm. I had heard they could be user installed or removed. But since I had no experience …

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Race Car, Bar Art

An old hunting buddy owns his own Race Car. He runs it on the Modified Dirt Track circuit. I honestly can’t say I know much about it. But when the opportunity to get an old quarter panel came up, I jumped on it.  Who doesn’t like race car art in their man cave?     Freeze www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & …

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Armory Chat 44: Khyber Pass Rifle & War Rug

We have this new, but faked to look old, Khyber Pass Martini Henry Rifle. You can barely call it a gun as I’m sure it would grenade on any user who might attempt to fire it. Recently we ran across a unique Afghan War Rug that is the perfect size to pair with this rifle: 1’x3’. So…we have put them …

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EP 107 – Empty in Gunfight, Gun Broker App killed, Anderson RDS

On this episode of the John1911 podcast:   Why the female Dallas LEO (who shot man in his home) will go to jail. Google admits on tape they tipped scales for Clinton. Apple bans Infowars app. Google bans Gun Broker app. Mass shooting at bank: when things go wrong. Anderson MFG goes into red dot business. LV Professor shoots self …

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Glock Display – Cody Firearms Museum (Hi-Res)

I took these pics a while back while out West on a hunting trip. Currently the Cody Firearms Museum is undergoing a major renovation so most of the collection is put away.  In the mean time, if you want to see a, “gaggle of Glocks” check out these thumb nails. I have left the images full size so the viewer …

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Insight / L3 Mossberg Shotgun Light

Someone asked and I honestly don’t have a lot of answers. The light I use my on Mossberg 590 is an Insight Technologies / L3 fore-end. I do not believe they are made any longer, so that is a negative. The positive of that could be you might find one on the cheap. If that happens, I can’t find any …

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New Rifle Range Building Install 

As some of you have noticed, we haven’t posted at all over the previous week. The reason being we are on the final stages of the new rifle range construction.  So it’s been a big race between keeping current armory obligations while putting final touches on the range.  The video isn’t much, but is a much needed step to get …

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Rant – Arrogant Cool Kids

So…why in the world should a civilian associate themselves with SWAT / DD-214 / “Elite” Shooters if those bozos freely admit they will never, ever, ever respect the accomplished civilian shooter? It’s bad enough the “cool kids” act this way. But that’s nothing new. But what do we call these self-hating hanger’s on? Fans? Groupies? Dumb-asses? MOA Sluts? I know …

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A Rifle We Should Have Bought: Marlin 44 Mag

Long story short. This came up in an estate sale. I passed on it. Marky then passed on it. And finally my Son-in-law snatched it up. And every year at deer camp, I am reminded that passing it up was a mistake. But at least my SIL has it.    Freeze John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Ep106 – Officer Outlaw, Tesla Supercar, Building a Shooting Tower

On this episode of the John1911 Podcast: Toxic Masculinity killed Mollie Tibbetts 17.5 Million CCW Permits in US. Portland CLEO Danielle Outlaw. We MIGHT be building a shooting tower. Freeze needs to get his AR Pistol done. The 2020 Tesla Supercar is a monster. Guard films instead of helps: looses job. Johnny 6-gun.       Marky & Freeze www.John1911.com …

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Range Construction- 600 Yard Test

Update on the range construction. What I’m doing here is testing line of sight and theoretical shooting positions for shots from 600 and 700 yards.  I placed the target down the hill at 550 to give me some breathing room Incase there was an issue. Or out this way: DON’T SHOT OVER THE TARGET. All went well. We will tell …