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Chainsaw Party 2018

Well…the 2018 Chainsaw party has come and gone. I don’t know I am getting older or if the logs are getting heavier, I suspect the latter. But this year’s event seemed unusually rough. The trees cut were simply huge and required almost constant splitting.      Until next year…     Sincerely,  Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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EP 110 – On the Road Heading in from Annual Chainsaw Party

Episode 110 of the John1911 is a little different. In this edition, Freeze and I are recording together whole headed back in from the Annual Chainsaw Party out at Mitchell’s Range. It has been a long day. We are both whipped. And it’s a free flow of whatever strikes our fancy on the highways and byways of Middle America. Enjoy. …

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2016 Chainsaw Party Highlights

The 2016 Chainsaw party has come and gone. Winter wood has been cut. For those of you new to the blog, the rule is: If you want to hunt the property, you have to put in work. If you live in a city and are hurting for the places to hunt, instead of paying a lease. Why don’t you approach …

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2016 Chainsaw Party – Guns & Knives

This is a theme that our regulars know I touch on from time to time: Carry guns that people don’t actually carry. The internet is full of it. Guys posting photos of their HK Mark 23 pistol, 4 pound Randall Knife, 8 magazines, 2 backup guns, 3 flashlights, and 2 watches. Yes really. I will never forget the 2 watch …

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CCW Pistols, Rust and Hard Labor.

Do you carry all the time? 9x out of 10, looking at photos of your pistol, I can tell if you are lying. You see, carrying is a commitment. It’s not easy. It’s not fun. And usually it’s downright pain in the ass. At the recent Chainsaw Party 2015, Freeze and I were out cutting winter firewood. Between running chainsaws, …

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2015 Chainsaw Party — Winter Firewood

One of the deals at our main hunting ground is you need to pitch in to cut winter firewood. It is desperately needed to heat 3 buildings during the cold winter — Note: It’s a boiler system. Typically what we do is dead or dying trees are targeted during the year. A team with chainsaws drops the trees throughout the …