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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 …

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Federal 243 Soft-Point

So with the new chassis and suppressor, it is time to fine tune the zero. Especially considering I have switched ammo. Typically I was shooting PPU 243. But I had heard some good things about the Federal 100g soft-points, I we decided to give them a try.  The good news is it’s literally ammo I can find almost anywhere. At …

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Blaser BD14 Bockdrilling

Ok. Some of you may be asking, “What in the heck is a Bockdrilling?” Easy. It’s a single shotgun, and 2 rifle barrel setup.  I thought this one was kinda neat since it had some pretty practical calibers involved. A 20 gauge. A 308. And a 22 Hornet.  If you think about it? That’s a combination that get’s quite a …

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GRS Ragnarok Overview of Features

  Ok. We have had some time with and behind the GRS Ragnarok chassis and are really impressed. This system is a major upgrade for the Blaser R8 and R93 system of rifles. Especially if you are more interested in the tactical and precision styles of shooting.  Since the chassis is so feature rich, it just made more sense to …

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Ep144 – Joe Manchin & Bridget The Midget Stab You In The Junk

Episode 144 of the John1911 Podcast: Who will win the Democratic primary? Malaysian Body Armor Fail. Trump hits SF with EPA violations. Reagan Library to get F-117. Senator Joe Manchin is a Fudd. We might get to hunt bobcats. Bridget The Midget Stabs boyfriend.     Marky & Freeze www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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GRS Ragnarok Blaser R8 Chassis

After months of waiting we finally have the much anticipated GRS Ragnarok chassis system in our hands.  This system with its folding stock and customizable features; including 1913 rail and MLOK, enables the user to convert any Blaser hunting rifle into a full target, tactical set up.  Lights, lasers, night vision, Bi-pods, saddle mounts, etc. Wether you are setting up …