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POTD – 27 Feet of Chain

Well…if one is going to shoot the chain hanging targets? It’s incumbent on me to make sure we have enough chain stock on property to keep the rifle range running.  Whoops.  This is 27 feet of shame.      Sincerely,  Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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7.5×55 at 520 Yards

So after getting the custom barrel zeroed, I figured a shot at 520 yards with the K31 “try DOPE” was in order.  What is, “Try DOPE” you ask? Try DOPE is using existing ballistic data gathered from a similar rifle or caliber. In this case, K31 shooters firing GP11 ammo.  Don’t expect it to work. But it’s the “old man” …

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The Truth About The NEOMAG

Yeah, we’ve been playing with one of these for a little over a month. But I have somehow neglected to make any reference to it on the website.  Probably because we aren’t, “gear reviewers”.  So far my thoughts are 50/50. It works as advertised. But isn’t nearly as secure as a dedicated mag carrier that you see in many AIWB …

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Broken Tine Down

Broken Tine spotted. Broken Tine sighted in.  Broken Tine down.  Broken Tine on the plate.    “Officer Mike” www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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4” Steel at Range

So…your gun shoots 1/2 MOA all day long? Good. Now hit these 4” steel plates with one shot. At 450 yards. 500 yards. And 600 yards.  1 shot.  Now after the shot is over. Whether you hit it or missed it? Was it because of you? The gun’s accuracy? Or did your shot fall inside or outside the margin of …

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SHS-54: Smith & Wesson Model 41

On this episode of the Second Hand Showcase we are looking at a legendary target gun. The Smith & Wesson Model 41. IMO what  greatly contributes to the accuracy of this pistol is the fixed barrel and “upper”. You will notice the sights are also mounted to that fixed structure.  Now on to this example. The previous owner was a …

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Anonymous Benefactor Steel 

So…we’ve been getting alerts from the Post Master that we needed to stop by the loading dock for a pickup. Urgently. Frankly with the end of year nonsense, limited holiday schedules and some pressing meetings, this has kinda been ignored.  So…finally we made it down to the mail center to address the issue. And when the nice woman comes back …

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Glock 45 In Armory

So we recently had a new Glock 45 pass through the armory. This example belongs to a non-public staff member. At this point I am not sure if we will see this pistol again on the website.  But even without firing it, I am once again confident in my original opinions of the G45. I think it’s probably the best …