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Suppressor Over-gasses AR-10: Resolution

Special note: Some minor audio issues with the popping since the wind was very high that day. 20+ mph.  So this is a chapter 2 video to the original, “Suppressor Over-gasses AR-10”.  The owner of the rifle has installed an adjustable gas-block which has given him the ability to control bolt speed. Additionally, while trying to diagnose the issue, he …

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The Coyote Wars

Mike shares with us one of his recent Coyote culls. He doesn’t allow most pics to be published. But trust me, he is slaying these bad boys. The numbers they are pulling down just since the first of the year are impressive. But the hippies don’t want to know details, so the PD keeps it quiet. —Editor.      Officer …

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Zeroing Thermal Scope With Hand-Warmer 

Watching Doc and guest zero their pig guns. This shooter is setup with a thermal scope since most pig hunting is done at night.  I have zero experience with thermal and night vision so I thought the hand-warmer thing was a neat trick.     Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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My Zeiss Compromise

Now I know this headline seems a little like click-bait. But I assure you it’s not. Hear me out.  I have been in the professional or semi-professional gun-game since the early 1990’s. And I have seen a lot of things come and go. But one thing that always seemed like a constant was big-money spent on spotting scopes that ONLY …

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Ohio Buck 2019

2019 Ohio Gun Season.  1 buck & 2 doe.  Wild West 45-70 Co-Pilot  Old video showing the Wild West Co-Pilot 45-70 used: Officer Mike www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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POTD – J. Sip & Sons Barrels

So these came in this week. Two barrels from a custom barrel / gun maker out of Utah. J. Sip & Sons.  They make custom Blaser R8 and R93 barrels as well as other more traditional turn-bolt guns.  What we have here are a match weight, fluted, threaded barrel in 300PRC. And the second barrel is a semi-weight custom made …

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Broken Tine Down

Broken Tine spotted. Broken Tine sighted in.  Broken Tine down.  Broken Tine on the plate.    “Officer Mike” www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Trail Cam Bucks

Trail camera bucks on the John1911 range. Opening week, 2019. 700 yard impact area. Many doe.    “Officer Mike” www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Ep151 – 10 Gauge Slug, 17pt Buck, Is 5.7 Cop Killer Bullet, The BroVet

Ep 151 of the John1911 podcast:   10 Gauge Slugs. Dove hunting at John1911? AR-15 Meme. China will be the next Nazi Germany. Dressing for success at SHOT Show. Trail cameras on the range. Dayton Detective killed with FN 5.7 17pt buck take in Mingo County, WV. The rise of the BroVet. Marky & Freeze www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having …

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Carry Your Precision Rifles

Without casting any stones, I just want to make a pretty basic but often overlooked point: It doesn’t matter if your rifle is green, or “tactical”, or has a DOD model name assigned to it. If you don’t ever carry your precision rig, it’s a bench-rest rifle. And you are a bench rest shooter.  And there is absolutely nothing wrong …

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Mossberg 185D

So while visiting Shooters Supply I saw a goofy shotgun that I would have bought. Should have bought. Which I could’ve bought! If it hadn’t already been spoken for. A bolt-action shotgun.  You read that right. And it gets better. With…a detachable, box magazine.  Specifically the Mossberg Model 185D. It’s a nifty 20 gauge, bolt-action shotgun.  Probably not something that …

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2019 Scouting

This has become an annual event. Scouting the range property looking for deer and poacher sign.  Rifle: Blaser R8. Caliber: 243. Chassis: GRS Ragnarok. Suppressor: Silencerco Harvester 30.  Back-pack Sling: Tab Gear.      Sincerely,  Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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AR-47 Function Test

I’ve put together a 7.62×39 AR.  These are the first shots and a function test.  Shots done with military ball ammo and soft-point hunting ammo.  Freeze www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Deer Stand From Heaven

While checking trails on the property last week, the sun just happened to glint off a red object to my right. It looked like a pipe.  Upon further inspection it turns out to be an old deer stand that had fallen during the last storm. Which is why I was checking trails…looking for downed trees.  It seems this stand has …