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Video — My Broken Firing Pin Face

Drive 4 hours to confirm dope out to 1000 yards and firing pin breaks on first shot. That look on my face when I know I’m done for the day. Still laughing about it! Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Armory Chat 28: Viewer Q&A

Episode 28 of the Armory Chat. Some of the viewer questions with some extra FB live questions tossed in at the end.   What do I think will happen with the M4 and 5.56? Will a new caliber be adopted? I know you prefer Blaser actions. But what do you think is better? Remington 700 or Winchester model 70? The …

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Unexpected Visitor — Black Bear

While confirming some dope on the way back down from 1000 yards, I had something happen that has never happened before. A 200 pound male Black Bear (Spotter said it was a bull. I have no idea) walked right into my field of view and in front of my 600 yard steel target. Truthfully, for about a millisecond I about …

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RPG-7 Project Complete

Finally have all the parts needed for the RPG-7 Project to be complete. RPG-7 Tube. RPG-7 Inert Rocket. RPG BiPod. RPG Sight System / PGO-7   Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Video — Purchasing Scope For RPG-7

Been in the market for a Russian style PVO-7 scope for a RPG-7. But the prices have all gone crazy in the US. So we just decided to import one direct from a former WARSAW PACT country. We saved a boat load of money.   Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Armory Chat 27 – Trump Disappoints at NRA Convention

So President Trump is the first sitting President to attend the NRA meeting since Ronald Reagan. While I applaud the symbolism, we need more action. And frankly, the President really missed an opportunity here.   Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Armory Chat 26 – Old Guy Air Guns

By popular demand, here is a close up of the GAMO 640 rifle we use for deprivation around the armory buildings. And a bonus, the very first gun I ever owned. The Red Ryder BB Gun my father gave me when I was 8 years old.     Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Armory Chat EP25 – Ivory Grips

My story about how I ended up with Ivory grips on a carry gun. How they worked out for a carry gun. And what you can expect to happen to ivory if you carry it.     Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Armory Chat 23 — CZ Mauser Update and Youtube Alternatives?

Been a little while since we have done a Armory Chat live. For that I apologize. It’s been very busy around here for a few weeks. Freeze has finished rehabbing the CZ Mauser and it looks GREAT! Check it out. We are excited to take it to the range. Also with all the Youtube demonetization drama, do our viewers have …

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How Tomahawks Work

US sea based cruise missiles have been in the news lately. And I figured I would take this opportunity to show the full flight profile of them. The media is showing the ship board launches, but once they get some speed and deploy their control surfaces, they in essence operate like an airplane. A 400mph airplane. And that number is …

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Blaser Tactical 2 Barrel Installed

Blaser tactical 2 556 barrel is ready to go. Scope installed. Eye relieve set. Having a 223 caliber precision rifle is always very handy for inexpensive position practice. Marky John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Damn. I Need to Buy Scope Rings

Was hoping to be able to mount this scope with rings we have in the armory. Turns out, the Badger 1.125 high rings are just a hair too short. I mean just a hair. The bell just barely contacts the base. I could shim it, but just learned we have a standing credit with a vendor, so we’ll just cash …

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Behind the scenes: Remington 244 vs Winchester 243

This was recorded by accident during a cease fire. Turns out, the conversation was pretty interesting. Here’s why: Today, we see a big push in the PRS series for “better & better” 6mm rounds. 6×47, 6mmBR, 6CR. Turns out everything old is new again. Now I’m not saying these rounds don’t deliver. They do. But for my applications, 243/6mm is …