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Remington Rolling Block Pistol.

This is a Model 1891 Target Pistol. Although they were made in several calibers, these particular examples are chambered in .22 RF. It has a 10.5 inch, octagon barrel.  The production run on the .22 target model was very low at around 100. And these are pretty rare today. They were not a very popular pistol in the days of …

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Wilson eXperior First Shots

So…after the astounding success of the Wilson EDC X9L pistol, I was curious if a single-stack version of the gun was available? It was not. Seems Wilson limits the EDC9 guns to 4” which I have ZERO interest in. But they did offer an alternative. The eXperior 9mm 1911.  So what is this gun? It’s a single stack 1911 with …

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POTD – DOC Shooting SCAR-20s

[Editor’s note] Doc was on the range Friday for a pre-scheduled event. Brought his SCAR-20s.  The SCAR ran fine. The ammo ran fine. But now he has a new problem: This Thunder Beast Suppressor keeps walking off it’s mount about every 9-14 shots.  Officer Mike suggested some O-rings, and DOC is going to call TB today for some advice. —Editor  …

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Walther P38

Per viewer request, we have pulled the Walther P38 out of The Armory and put some rounds through it.  This is a post WWII example, with 6 mags, and a holster. We paid very little for it since it’s not something the typical P38 collector considers desirable.  If you are interested in shooting firearms from WWII, consider purchasing something that …

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EP-187: Topless Not Bottomless

Ep187 of the John1911 Podcast is now live: ThunderBeast suppressor problems. Is our language too blue? We will see another Jim Cirillo. More deep-state phone wiping. The Wilson EXperior 1911. Cohen recordings. MAGA hat hate crime. More Remington estate guns.   Danny, Marky & Freeze John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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9-11 Memorial NYC

Early in 2018, I had a chance to swing by the 9-11 memorial in New York. If you ever find yourself in the area, I suggest you check it out.  Even if you lived through 9-11, you will learn quite a bit. For me, it was interesting to see the damage to the building and how it failed.  Not being …

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Sonic Cleaning Tank

This has been a long time coming. But what finally pushed us over the edge was suppressed AR’s. They get filthy, fast. So we wanted a sonic cleaner that at minimum would take an entire AR upper.  Being able to put in barrels from Blaser rifles is just a bonus.      Sincerely,  Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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POTD – PPS-43C

I have been eyeing these PPS “pistols” since they started coming back into the country. AFAIK, there are two caliber variants: 9×19 and 7.62×25. So imagine my excitement as I walked into Shooter’s Supply Shop (Loveland, OH); and I see this PPS-43C sitting on the counter. It had had just come in and they didn’t even have a price on …

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EP-186: Mass For Shut-In’s

Ep186 of the John1911 Podcast: Antifa Molotov’s Themselves. Commander Red is a bitch. UHaul prices sky rocket. Whore checks used to be a thing. ICARUS 320 Module. Lithuania picks VP9. Glock P80 is back. Pelosi set herself up. Can a shotgun be your goto gun? LAX: Ironman seen at 3000 feet.   Danny, Marky & Freeze John1911.com “Shooting Guns & …

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Draw From Concealment Work

Just putting in some work with my carry gun: EDC X9L.  I know I kinda harp on it but it needs to be said. If you are a civilian reading this. And you carry a handgun for self defense. The number one skill you will be best served by is drawing from concealment and getting a first round hit.  Look. …

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P08 Luger – German Bubba?

So here’s the story with this video. We have a German P08 Luger in the reference collection. It’s a shooter grade, non-matching example. And we paid a shooter grade, non-matching price for it.  No big deal.  However…we have recently learned that the WWII German Army used a “42” code on replacement Luger parts. But it just so happens that code …

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Blaser Optics

Some have asked me about Blaser optics. Or if I will be trying Blaser optics? In short: No.  IMO they are way too heavy. And too expensive for being that heavy. Until the weight comes down, I ignore them.   As a businessman, I respect their desire to put the brand on the top of the rifle. Why cede those …

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Strap-Wrench Is a Must

If you are going to shoot threaded barrels or suppressors in any kind of volume? We highly recommend you keep a strap wrench handy.  I know. I know. It’ll never happen to you because reasons. But I can just about guarantee somebody, somewhere, in your shooting circle will end up needing one.  For those considering one,  a two-pack can be …

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Personal Training Day

Had the Blaser Tactical 2 out. 308 barrel on. Shooting some of Doc’s 155g hand-loads.  This was a personal training session so I didn’t film any content or produce any articles. But I know some of you like to see the Blaser, so what harm is a few pics?   Sincerely,  Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”