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Video Adjusting 223 FAL Gas for Wolf Ammo

As promised, we have pulled the 223 FAL (SAR 4800) out of the armory and are working it up for some future drills. Here you see me function checking, stress testing, and adjusting the gas system to cycle notoriously under-powered Wolf 55g steel cased ammo. Why Wolf? Simple, we shoot a lot, as do many of you. Budget priced 55g …

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Armory Chat EP16 — Trench Gun Project

Quick video about an old project that is going to be moved to the front burner. A faux trench gun / trench shotgun project using an aftermarket Taylor Made LLC heat shield.   Marky www.john1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Armory Chat EP15 – Thanks For The Help

Some months ago I posted about needing a 223 barrel for my Blaser Tactical 2. To Read that CLICK HERE. Thanks to everyone who reached out with tidbits and info to help make this possible. Even if some suggestions ultimately didn’t pan out, knowing many of you were trying really meant a lot. Now let’s get this barrel hot! Marky …

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Armory Chat EP14 — The People Have Spoken

It appears folks have chosen the 223 FN FAL as the first rifle to shoot some drills with. In order of votes: FN FAL 223. SIG 551a1 close second. Beretta AR70 ……. distant 3rd. Marky www.john1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Armory Chat EP13 — Which Rifle – 223 FAL – AR/70 – 551A1

By popular demand, we are going to start showing more rifles from the armory. Most of these are from the reference library and others are actually in daily use. So…we are looking for some feedback. Which rifle from these three should we start with: Beretta Ar/70 SIG 551A1 FAL in 223   Leave us feedback and let us know.   …

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Video — Checking Torque on SCAR-16

After complete disassembly of the SCAR-16, we took it out to conform the screw torque settings were holding. This is just a small segment of the session since showing 5 minutes of mag dumps is probably not that interesting. Barrel screw torque settings is 62 inch pounds. BTW…one screw DID move up front. So red loctite it is.     …

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Getting Your Ass Kicked in 3…2…1

Don’t let the hippies and participation-trophy-crowd deceive you any longer. Getting your ass kicked always, always, always makes you smarter. Fact is, I would stack up a few good ass-kick’ns to any theoretical PhD out there on the must-have education resume. And the reason is simple: A few good whoop’ns sears into your brain the concept of truth and consequences. …

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Cheap Trigger Guard Holster

While waiting for my replacement AIWB holster from Keeper’s Concealment I decided to break out some cheapie, “gun-show special” holsters to see if they can hold me over. Check out the extra feature this provides! In all seriousness, the holster doesn’t do this when you clamp it down from a hard angle. It’s only when you try to slide in …

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Armory Chat EP11 — Ross Rifle Bayonet Drama

The best laid plans of mice and men. Canadian made, US marked Ross MKII rifle. We sourced a bayonet for it…and…I’ll let the video tell the rest of the story.   Marky www.john1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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ISIS Sniper Video

Interesting video showing the other side of the sniper equation. Unlike the movies, a lot can be learned from these images. What works? What doesn’t? What makes you more or less vulnerable? What could you do differently if you suspect a sniper is in your area? Is that practical to do all the time or just when threats are high? …

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Video — Alternative View on the Term, “Idiot Scratch”

I first heard this term maybe 15+ years ago and it really seems to have taken off since then. I attribute it to the plethora of NIB 1911 options available these days. But the rest of the story seems to have been dropped. Let me explain.       Marky www.john1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Armory Chat EP 10- A New Direction

We have decided to change our focus of the business. So many of you have expressed an interest in the “Shooting guns & Having Fun” lifestyle that we are going to refocus our energies towards that. So…the current line of tacticaltshirts.com inventory will stop being produced on December 15th, 2016. Going forward, we will be published exclusively to john1911.com (here) …

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Armory Chat EP09 Mossberg 590 Upgrades

After over 10 years hanging over my heard, and 20 years after buying it; I finally get around to upgrading my Mossberg 590 12 gauge shotgun.     Marky www.tacticaltshirts.com www.john1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Armory Chat 08 Trump & NATO

The media is lying about Donald Trump’s comments about NATO. Also, a special appearance is made by my Glock 17 GEN 4 FDE. Marky www.tacticaltshirts.com www.john1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”