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FBI HRT Rifle: 0.14 MOA Group

    Shooter: Officer Mike. Rifle: GAP FBI HRT. Ammo: 168g FGMM. Range: 100 yards.         Officer Mike www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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EDC X9L Locking Lug Design

Ok. In this final installment of the advances and changes Wilson has made to the design of the EDC X9L gun.  What is it? In a word: friction. Or more specifically a lack of it.  First they have removed the radial locking lugs from the barrel and added a single locking surface at the front of the hood. Pretty much …

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EDC X9L – Magazine Design

The Wilson EDC X9L double-stack series of guns have a significantly less bulky grip and feel when compared to a traditional 2011.  How do they do this? Simple. Wilson decided to use a ground up 9mm magazine tube that not only holds 18 rounds. But also presents the 9mm round more directly into the chamber.  The benefits of this are …

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EDC X9L: Extractor Design

The EDC X9L pistol is a 1911 built for modern duty standards. And anyone who is truthful about the original 1911 designs knows changing and maintaining the extractor is as much an art as a science.  And while guys like me who are heavily invested in that skill might make the argument that it shouldn’t be changed; modern service guns …

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Shooting Baffle Stack Loose

So what do you do when you can’t get the baffle stack out of your integrally suppressed AR? Easy. Go shoot it some more, heat up the stack, and use a socket wrench to leverage it out.  In the future, I will have to make certain to use anti-seize on the threads if the rifle is going to sit long …

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EDC X9L Plunger Tube Design

One of the main weaknesses of the original 1911 design is the plunger tube. It’s critical to the functioning of the thumb safety. And should the plunger tube become dislodged, it can lock the safety on. Resulting in a dead gun.  Work arounds and modifications have been tried for years to mitigate the risk. Everything from increasing the number of …

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EP-183: The 10mm P320

Episode 183 of the John1911 Podcast: SIG will make a 10mm P320. Kamala is about the money. FB removes Trump ad. D’s used to ignore guns during elections. NY AG goes after NRA. 1 million P365s made! Brownells issues GEN2 AR-180. One rifle damaged in armory move. Don’t abandon your dog in the park.     Danny, Marky & Freeze …

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Not A Cool-Guy Bipod

Marky spends stupid money on Bipods. And as most of our regular readers know, I am a cheap bastard. For my uses, the cheap stuff works just fine.      Freeze www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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French MAB Model D Pistol

A French manufactured MAB Modele D pistol chambered in 7.65. Currently located in Pakistan. Umar www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Debugging a Holster

I am a big believer in dry-fire. Especially when shaking down new gear.  So today I am practicing with my new JM Custom Kydex AIWB holster: Wilson EDC X9L / light rail / RDS cut. I don’t have a whole lot of time with this holster so my observations right now might not stand the test of time.  Additionally…I am …

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Eat Your Heart Out 

Officer Mike sent this over after seeing Doc’s SCAR-20 Group.  —Editor       Officer Mike www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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The Real American Gun Violence Stats

“LOTS OF GUN RELATED DEATHS IN AMERICAN CITIES — OH IT MUST BE GUNS ARE THE PROBLEM” That is the left’s interpretation of reality. Blame Guns. Let me ask a question, a logical question.  93% of the guns owned in the USA Today are owned by the 70% of the population that is White.  So,  if Guns are the problem, why …

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Remington Iroquois revolver

The Remington Iroquois revolver is the smallest in the Remington line. It’s a little 7 shot 22 rimfire, and was introduced to compete with Colt’s pocket 22 caliber revolver.  Production numbers very but they are on the rare side these days. If you are a fan of 22 rimfire handguns, this is one defiantly worth looking for.   Freeze www.John1911.com …