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POTD — French Sniper Rifles

If you are familiar with the French MAS 36 series of bolt action rifles, then you are basically familiar with the current French Military bolt action sniper: FR F2. It is my understanding this rifle is chambered in 7.62×51 NATO but to be honest, I have never seen one in person. The earlier version of this is the FR F1 …

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FAMAS Translation — Every Single One

There have been rumors floating around for a few weeks that the French Military had chosen the HK416 (piston AR) over the FN SCAR-16 as their next service rifle. I haven’t commented on it publicly since frankly, I have zero connections in the French Ministry of Defense. Hell! Is that what it is even actually called? See what I mean? …

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John1911 Podcast Episode 31

    John1911 Podcast Episode 31 ISIS Bombs Turkish Airport A US Foreign Legion. Will The Turkish Military launch a coup? Hookers and Hot Sauce The dangers of ambidextrous bolts. Is a SAW 249S worth it? $1000 for a shotgun fore-end! Lefty-Neo-Nazi’s get stabbed in CA. Night force releases CMP Legal 4x scope!   Marky & Freeze www.tacticaltshirts.com www.john1911.com “Shooting …

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French Foreign Legion Beretta 92 by MAS

Many years ago, I had a Beretta 92. Picked it up off a retiring DSS agent in the very, very early 1990’s. How he came upon it is a very interesting story in it’s own right but not something that I can post in the internet. But what I can say is it was the first time I ever considered …