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That New Gun Range Smell: Colt SP1

Freeze and I are setting up some new ranges for different projects. This was a test on one of our private access roads that also happens to have natural backstops from 50-200 yards. We need to do this to keep ancillary noise down when shooting drills on video. More to come. Rifle used: Colt SP1. Marky John1911.com “Shooting Guns & …

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Video — Colt SP1 Upclose View

Ok. Since so many people wanted to see up-close images of the SP-1 put-together, here you go. You can clearly see the erosion at the front of the gas-key and the attempted cuts in the upper. Trigger is GI. Buffer is original. Everything is Colt (we believe) minus one small detail. The Bolt Carrier is not “C” marked. Since I …

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Colt SP-1 Project is Complete

So the Colt SP-1 Project is complete. A parts gun from all over the country and it matches cosmetically, functions is with crappy ammo and is super lightweight! What’s not to like. Please note, if you like seeing us get trolled by Crackerjack the Donkey, he makes an encore appearance at the end of the video. Enjoy! Marky & Freeze …

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Episode 67 of the John1911 Podcast

  We are having range build issues. CNN busted for fake news. Again. Freeze steps in on Colt SP1 Project. Kaiser USA. A 4lb AR-15? 3-Strikes no Narcan for you! Want to buy a A-7 Corsair II cockpit? Voter fraud bust by dead judge! Angelina Jolie takes son to Army-Navy Store. The 2-Mile Shot in Iraq. Are we getting too …

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EP62 John1911 Podcast – PH Killed, Nefarious Colt SP-1, NJ Sues SIG

Episode 62 of the John1911 Podcast is now live.   Ariana Grande attack. PH killed by elephant in Africa. Black Bear stalks my 600 yard steel target. Best group of my life at 1000 yards. Colt SP1 Upper and questionable history. NJ State Police sues SIG USA. Big City Mayor honors cop killer. IDF 308 Mauser in the armory. My …

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Freeze Struggles with Text Messages

As most of you know, we always have multiple irons in the fire. Here Freeze and I are discussing sourcing a SP1 lower for a retro AR build. No big deal. But what is pretty funny is watching Freeze struggle with auto-correct / dictation via text message. I probably shouldn’t toss too many stones, I have had Siri absolutely butcher …

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Scoped Enfield

When I see images like this, it inevitably begets the question: What is your definition of sporterized? Is it a weapon that has been modified from it’s original configuration? Is it a weapon that was modified from a defined military configuration? Can a military weapon be considered sporterized if there is no formal adaptation by the military for that weapon? …

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EP54 of the John1911 Podcast

Episode 54 of the John1911 Podcast is now live. Colt SP1 is now C&R Eligible Century Arms Gives Up Importing M1 Garands. The Chances of importing Russian arms decrease greatly. DPRK sends out the LOL Assassin. Fake NASCAR driver has fake NASCAR sponsor. Joy Villa and the Make America Great Again Dress.   Marky & Freeze www.john1911.com “Shooting Guns & …