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New Rifle Range Building Install 

As some of you have noticed, we haven’t posted at all over the previous week. The reason being we are on the final stages of the new rifle range construction.  So it’s been a big race between keeping current armory obligations while putting final touches on the range.  The video isn’t much, but is a much needed step to get …

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Rant – Arrogant Cool Kids

So…why in the world should a civilian associate themselves with SWAT / DD-214 / “Elite” Shooters if those bozos freely admit they will never, ever, ever respect the accomplished civilian shooter? It’s bad enough the “cool kids” act this way. But that’s nothing new. But what do we call these self-hating hanger’s on? Fans? Groupies? Dumb-asses? MOA Sluts? I know …

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A Rifle We Should Have Bought: Marlin 44 Mag

Long story short. This came up in an estate sale. I passed on it. Marky then passed on it. And finally my Son-in-law snatched it up. And every year at deer camp, I am reminded that passing it up was a mistake. But at least my SIL has it.    Freeze John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Ep106 – Officer Outlaw, Tesla Supercar, Building a Shooting Tower

On this episode of the John1911 Podcast: Toxic Masculinity killed Mollie Tibbetts 17.5 Million CCW Permits in US. Portland CLEO Danielle Outlaw. We MIGHT be building a shooting tower. Freeze needs to get his AR Pistol done. The 2020 Tesla Supercar is a monster. Guard films instead of helps: looses job. Johnny 6-gun.       Marky & Freeze www.John1911.com …

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Range Construction- 600 Yard Test

Update on the range construction. What I’m doing here is testing line of sight and theoretical shooting positions for shots from 600 and 700 yards.  I placed the target down the hill at 550 to give me some breathing room Incase there was an issue. Or out this way: DON’T SHOT OVER THE TARGET. All went well. We will tell …

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The Keeper Wedge Replacement

One thing that came up recently in regards to AIWB carry was the concept that some holster designs are consumable. At least parts of them are. Instead of trying to explain this concept, it’s just easier to show it in pictures.  The triangular “wedge” you see works as a lever against your holster. The belt is the pivot point. And …

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China’s Expanding Empire

While the media screams about Russia, exaggerating its ability to be a threat to anyone with its shrinking population of 140 million and an economy now smaller than Italy’s and in more trouble, China is in expansion mode, fueled by 1.3 Billion people, an excess of young males to man an army (due to the one child policy now terminated), …

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D8 Dozer vs Tree 

Range construction progress. After some debate, it became clear that I had to knock down the best tree on the property. A giant sycamore tree.  Here’s the problem. It was way too big for me to saw at my skill level. So…why not use the D8 50 ton Dozer knock it down?  It took 40 minutes and at one point …

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POTD – Deuce 1/2

I have been remiss in keeping our readers up to date on the rifle range construction. For that I apologize. It has been a very busy 2 months. Multiple vendors each trying to get their assigned tasks done, while working with other customers, weather and logistics.  I will try to post some pics and video I have taken during the …

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Podcast Rant – 3D Guns are Bullshit

Rant: Do I support 3-D printing technology? Yes. Do I support the right of individuals to create 3-D printed guns? Yes. Do I think 3-D printed guns are viable? No. I think they are bullshit. Marky John1911.com ”Shooting Guns & Having Fun”  

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Silencerco Maxim 9

I am not sure what to think about these guns. I like the concept. I like the caliber. I like that it’s shorter than most pistols with a can screwed on. I just can’t decide if the juice is worth the squeeze.  It’s still too large to be practical. And I bet holsters are a nightmare.  But here’s the other …

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What Does The Mysterious X-37 Do?

Truthfully, no one still knows. So here we have the X-37, which looks like a mini-shuttle a rich person might for her kids to play in. It seems to have about 1/8th of the volume size of the real Space Shuttle and rides to space on a rocket, encased in a protective fairing. Two could fit in the old Space …

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EP-105 – Sniper Accident, PSL’s coming in, Rick Pitino’s Stripper Joke

Episode 105 of the John1911 Podcast is in the can. UK Sniper has a terrible accident. Crazy control: Nutcase sets CA on fire. Century to Import Romanian PSL Sniper Rifles. Shopify bans guns and accessories. Rick Pitino’s, “Party Dancer” horse. ISIS attacks US bikers in Tajikistan. Chinese tourists killed by Hippo. Disgruntled man flies plane into his own home.   …

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SHS-27: Excell Shotgun (Benelli clone)

So what we have here is very interesting shotgun. Especially for the price. In essence it is a clone of a very expensive Benelli semi automatic, tactical shotgun.  “So what?”, you ask.  Here’s the kicker. It’s significantly cheaper than a Benelli. As in a fraction of the price. Literally a fraction. Have your interest yet? The specs: 12 gauge,  semi …

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POTD – Browning BDM Standard Capacity Magazine

There. Found a standard capacity magazine for the Browning BDA 9mm Pistol. #john1911 #browning #browningbda #9mm #guns #pistol #standardcapacity #oldschoolcool #referencecollection #guncollection       Marky  www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”