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Video — Home Invasion Greater Atlanta

This story has been making the rounds and getting some press. And rightfully so. But what I am not seeing is some analysis on the reality check of a real gunfight. The highlights: Every year, 1000’s of people successfully defend themselves using a firearm with ZERO training whatsoever. Remember that the next time “experts” get you wrapped around the axel …

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Winchester 52 Bolt Removal – Insert Video

We have a Winchester 52c in the armory. It doesn’t get checked out very often, which is a shame. But as a consequence, when it does people don’t know how to take it apart or put it back together for cleaning. It also appears there are not videos showing this process. So while I made this for internal consumption, hopefully …

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2016 Chainsaw Party – Guns & Knives

This is a theme that our regulars know I touch on from time to time: Carry guns that people don’t actually carry. The internet is full of it. Guys posting photos of their HK Mark 23 pistol, 4 pound Randall Knife, 8 magazines, 2 backup guns, 3 flashlights, and 2 watches. Yes really. I will never forget the 2 watch …

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Mustard Gas Injuries

It was reported this week that a US Military compound in Iraq – Syria was shelled with Mustard Gas. While not what I consider a high-end chemical weapon, I figure it would be worth addressing here. Why? Mustard Gas isn’t very hard to make or obtain. Which is why groups like ISIS have it in theater. But there is more …

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Chin Weld

I like this old photo for what it shows and what it doesn’t. On it’s surface, we see the most famous of rifle ever created, the Mauser bolt action, configured as a sniper. Probably being used by a Axis soldier during WWII. Is there any higher technical level of small arms achievement than a sniper in war? Now for what …

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Beretta CX4 Storm Seen in NJ

So the guy who bombed NYC and NJ over the weekend has been captured. He was shot by police officers. A terrorists shot down in the the streets is always a feel good story. But what I thought was interesting was the officer standing over him with a Beretta CX4 Storm Carbine. I haven’t thought about these since an old …

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Freeze’s Dove Gun – Winchester 101

I’m not exactly sure I recall every detail about Freeze’s Winchester 101. I know, according to him, it’s a little short for some winged shooting. But it’s the only double gun I have even seen him with. I also believe he has owned it for many, many years. And somehow, I just know, he got it for well below it’s …

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Package Deal ARs

I was visiting a gun store on some other business when I happened to see a rifle that came in for transfer. I won’t go into all the details since publishing the names of people who know better is not my life’s goal. Bottom line: Older gentleman is fearing a Hillary Presidency. So like many, he is buying some firearms. …

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FAMAS Translation — Every Single One

There have been rumors floating around for a few weeks that the French Military had chosen the HK416 (piston AR) over the FN SCAR-16 as their next service rifle. I haven’t commented on it publicly since frankly, I have zero connections in the French Ministry of Defense. Hell! Is that what it is even actually called? See what I mean? …

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Pork For The Smoker

Freeze is about to buy a smoker for the company. We wishes to use it on opening day for deer to feed all our fellow hunters pig from Texas. I’m on board. Here is the 80lb pig I shot in Texas. Along with a 230lbs boar. We will be having quite the ho-down opening day, 2016. BTW…the Rifle is the …

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Borchardt C93

I found this pistol on Gunbroker and it is causing me a lot of anxiety. Somehow I need to figure out how to justify purchasing a Borchardt C93, with SBR NFA papers from 1937, as a reference weapon. You know. Something in the armory for training purposes just incase we run across one. Overseas. In extremis. As a battlefield pickup. …

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UTV Crash

First of all, this was not us. I need to get that out of the way. But knowing social media, especially Facebook, it will be humorous to watch all the critical comments calling us names. No worries, my ban hammer is ready. They aren’t going to deter me from sharing some interesting photos. So…I occasionally have to do some off-road …

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Armory Chat EP 04 — Hillary Clinton Health

Episode 04 of the Armory Chat. Impromptu news and political observations about Hillary Clinton’s medical incident on the 9-11 anniversary.       Marky www.tacticaltshirts.com www.john1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”  

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My Dove Hunt Setup

As some of you know, we were in attendance for opening day for the 2016 Dove Hunting Season. This was my very first time ever doing any real “wing shooting”. Luckily, back in the 1990’s, in another life, I was invited to attend a sporting clays event. It was quite the hoity-toity event with one shooter in my squad carrying …

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Armory Chat EP 03

In this episode 03 of the Armory Chat, we are doing some things a little different. Originally that day, I had planned on filming some stuff with the Winchester 52C topped with a Unertl optic. Unfortunately, Mother Nature had different ideas.   A severe thunderstorm blew through the farm, with lightning chasing me into “The Garage”. Ok. Sounds typical and …