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Benelli B76

As some of you have seen, we have finally picked up a Benelli B76 for the reference collection. Yes, it is shooter grade with no box or papers. But does have a slightly damaged finish.  Perfecto!     Sincerely,  Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Looks Can Be Deceiving

OK. Final post on the Bernardelli P. One rehab. At least from the workbench standpoint. Unless be break it in the future.  I have noticed a trend when discussing how roached out the P. One was. Many users don’t believe they could have unknowingly bought a gun in such poor shape?  And that may very well be true. But consider …

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Restoration – Bernardelli P.One

Follow up video on a gun we first talked about in 2018. A Bernardelli P.One pistol.  This pistol originally started its life in Italy. Then went to Israel as a police gun. After which it was surplussed out and eventually made its way to the United States. That is where we come in. Initially the condition of the pistol was …

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The Bernardelli is Roached

Ok. I’ve been holding these pics back for a few days. I wasn’t sure how best to present them. After some thought, I just figured a gonzo album of the madness is best. Why beat around the bush? This Bernardelli P.One Pistol is in rough, rough shape.  What we know. It was sold to Israel as a police handgun. Eventually …

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Bernardelli P.ONE – P018 Takedown

How to Takedown and reassemble a Bernardelli P.One Pistol. And from what I can tell, a P018 pistol as well.  Points of interest. The slide-stop is the initial part that needs to be removed. Once you have the pin in the correct location to push it, it is still retained with some force. Much more than what American shooters are …

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SHS 21: Bernardelli P.One

First off, let me inform the viewer that we have purchased this pistol before we were able to film a regular SHS episode. If we see another one out there, we will obviously let you know.  What we have here is a Bernardelli P.One Pistol. Caliber 9mm Steel frame and slide. DA/SA Action. Can be cocked and locked. Two 14/15rd …