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Blaser LRS – CISM – UIT Magazines

An interesting development in the Blaser rifle world. A small custom shop known as Morlock Customs, out of California, is starting to make aftermarket products for the Blaser Tactical 2, LRS, LRS2, UIT and CISM line of rifles. Those who have been hurting for support from Germany will find his product line very interesting. His prices are on-par with Blaser …

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BSA Martini International MKII

This rifle popped up on our Facebook page this week and I wanted to share some backstory. As our regulars know, I have been a fan of biathlon for a while now. And this week, we all get a chance to watch biathlon on network TV at the Olympics. While the modern competitors use a 22 caliber rifle action called, …

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EP86 – CMP gets 1911s, Colt SP1 VTAC Drill, Remington Bankrupt

On this episode of the John1911 Podcast Remington declares bankruptcy. CMP gets first batch of 1911s. Gemtech sues S&W. Poacher eaten by Lions near Kruger SIG MCX in running for Army MP5 replacement. Colt SP1 performs VTAC 1-5 Drill. Crazy comic book Steyr-Hahn grips. Don’t put break INSIDE of hand guard. 3 Mile record shot. Yawn. Paster caught with bound …

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It’s Crazy How we Handle Crazy

I said this before I knew any facts about the Florida school shooter. I’ve said this in regards to multiple mass casualty attacks. And here it goes again. People can play the gotcha game and say, “we told the FBI”, “We warned YouTube”, “Everybody at school knew one day he would…” Then what? Seriously. Then what? What can the FBI …

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POTD – Glock 19x FDE

Officer Mike is trolling us. He randomly sent this over. Not sure if he’s flashing his resources or offering to let us try the Glock 19x? So what say you? Should we try to get Officer Mike’s Glock out on the range for some testing? Or is this just another in a long line of Glocks? Me? I can see …

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Drill – Colt SP1 – VTAC 1-5

This vid is really more of a test than something standalone. We are picking out a place on the farm where we can easily shoot shorter range drills in all weather conditions. Both rifle and pistol. Rifle: Colt SP1. 20” Barrel. GI trigger. 1970’s vintage. No forward assist. Drill: Viking Tactics (VTAC) 1-5. The setup for this drill seems to …

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The 5.56 FAL Argument

Right off the bat, I have to confess this video is more for my benefit than yours. Pretty consistently we receive drive-by comments about the 5.56 FAL that seem to be rooted in myth or Hollywood movies. So every time someone dumps on the 5.56 FAL, in lieu of recreating the argument from scratch, I’m going to link this video …

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Ep85 – M17 Troubles, Crazy Goose Hunt Accident, Hi-Power no More

On episode 85 of the John1911 Podcast   Freeze is building AR Pistol for his trunk gun. FN ceases production of Hi-Power pistol. Army having significant issues with M17 handgun. Man shoots goose. Goose crashes into shooter. Hawaii missile alert guy though attack was real. Polaris / Indian is eating Harley’s lunch. Historical truth about the Patriot missile battery. Alabama …

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POTD — Suppressed Ruger 10/22 Takedown

Just recently we shared some video of a staff member with his Ruger 10/22 Takedown. Well…our good friend, “Officer Mike” decided he wanted to jump in the game. He has offered to let us try out his Ruger 10/22 Takedown with integral suppressor. For our younger readers, that may not seem like such a big deal. But I lived in …

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Make it a Point to Shoot in Bad Weather

Today was scheduled to be a range day. Unfortunately the weather didn’t cooperate. But unless there is lightning, our range is operational. My point? Don’t look at inclement weather as a barrier to training; but instead, an opportunity. SCAR-16s. Two weapon mounted light configurations (WML). All the while “seasoning” some new mags for the upgraded truck gun project. Ammo was …

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Ruger 10/22 Takedown Model

A team member got his first rifle this past Christmas. A Ruger 10/22 takedown model. What a great first rifle at any age. All the credit goes to his wife who bought it. Marky John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”  

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POTD – AR-15 Pistol Project

Been thinking about putting an inexpensive AR pistol build together. Finally ran across an upper I couldn’t pass for the price.   B.King Firearms Upper. 10.5 inch barrel. KAK Industries Flash can. Hand-guard is made by Parallax Tactical. Freeze john1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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We Endorse Adam Kraut for NRA Board

If you are as pissed off at the NRA as I am over their shenanigans, do the following things. 1. Stop giving money to the NRA and join the GOA. 2. Keep your NRA membership however. 3. Vote for Adam Kraut, and only Adam Kraut, for the NRA board. If he gets in there, I expect him to really stir …

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EP84- Franklin Armory Reformation, NRA down – GOA Up, Shooting Tower

On this episode of the John1911 Podcast   SHOT 2018 is in the books. Brownells Retro AR-15’s and AR-10’s are best of show. IWI semi-auto bullpup shotgun. Spring loaded bayonet? Lyman revolver grip expander. Hudson H9a – aluminium frame. FNH AR pistol and SCAR PDW. Mossberg 590 with factory box magazines. Palmetto State Armory MP5 clone. Franklin Armory, “Reformation” non-SBR …

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Trying To Start a Fire in The Rain

Was shooting the SCAR out in the pouring rain yesterday. Discovered something unexpected. More on that later. In the meantime, enjoy the light show. Ammo is 55g wolf steel cased. Here is a preview. SCAR-16 Truck gun project testing. Marky John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”