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EDC X9L: Modifying The Keeper

I’ve had some inquiries about this so here the photos. Let me state that modifying a holster voids any warranty and opens the user up to suffering a holster failure. Up to and including a catastrophic discharge of your handgun.  I am not qualified to instruct you how to do this. And do not use this post as some-kind of …

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AIWB 1911 Safety

I have heard about holsters that would activate the 1911 safety should the user forget. We might even have some somewhere. But it was a pleasant surprise to find the Keeper’s Concealment AIWB holster has this feature.  No. I don’t depend on it. But it’s nice to know it’s there. Additionally one of the kicks against ambi-safeties on 1911s is …

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EP163 – Keeper’s Holster, Trump Pardons, Mini Mike 2020

Episode 163 of the John1911 Podcast:   Keeper’s Concealment Holster in. Trump Pardons. Bobcats in Ohio. 10mm Kimber 1911’s. Coronavirus. George Zimmerman is still nuts. Mini-Mike and Mini Oreos. Avenatti gets bent. Are deer smart?     Danny, Marky & Freeze John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Cracked Keepers Concealment Holster…Again

So…while getting changed to work out I took off my AIWB rig and set it on the bathroom counter.  It’s only then when the light hits it just right I see a big-ass crack on the trigger guard.  “Awww…Fuck!”, was the spontaneous utterance that is admissible in court.  I’d have to look it up. But this is the second Keepers …

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Testing a New Cover Garment…Dry

It’s not high-speed low drag, but successfully drawing a pistol, from concealment, not shooting your self, and getting a first shot hit on the target; is THE skill a civilian should master.  Any change, no matter how small, should be tested and evaluated.  Here I have a new cover garment and am working out the kinks. Starts off ugly then …

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Replacing The Keeper Foam Wedge

Well it’s that time again. The need to replace the foam wedge on my Keeper AIWB holster. For those who don’t understand the mechanics of the wedge, it works as a lever to push the butt of your pistol inboard towards your body. However, that foam wedge is soft and pliable. So over time, it degrades and looses it’s shape. …

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POTD – Daily Carry Life

I’m never without this pistol. Ever. And before this pistol I was never without my previous carry pistol. All day. Every day. Regardless of whatever I’m doing. Doesn’t matter if I’m at the gym. Or in a meeting. Outside humping a trail. Or climbing a tree. I get that many people have their reasons for carrying the pocket rocket versions …

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Video —My 2 o’clock Appointment

My schedule is electronic. People can add stuff to it as they see fit. I am still surprised when I occasionally move stuff back and block out a window, people will come to my office and try to steal it back. I don’t publish the content of every appointment on my calendar, but when I start blocking out time with …

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Replacement Keepers Concealment Holster Issue

It has displayed a bad tendency that I will need to clean up. When the holster is under compression, it ejects the pistol magazine during insertion. Not great. Luckily, it appears to be an easy fix. As I type, I am currently out of town on business. I filmed this the day before I left. More to come when I …

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John1911 Podcast EP47 –

Episode 47 of the John1911 Podcast. Sorry for the delay. We have been busy with some hunting trips and projects.   GP11 Ammo is back! HK to sell to NATO only. Fiat heir likes Tranny Hookers. Pipeline protest the new Dead Heads. NY Hunter bags trophy with his truck. SIG offers $500 red-dots. Ohio State Terror Attack. Fuck the NFL. …

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Armory Chat EP 07

Quick video from the armory. The day before I am to head back out on the road I discover my main CCW holster is damaged. Pistol: HK VP9. Holster: Keeper’s Concealment, “The Keeper”. UPDATE: 11-11-2016 Before shipping the holster off to the maker for evaluation, I discovered a second crack at the top of the holster. I have highlighted the …

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Video — This is a Good M&P Holster

Time for a update to a previous video: THIS IS A BAD M&P Holster. The main issue was the lack of tension in that design. I suspect it is because the manufacturer was trying to save money by selling M&P Compact holsters as working with the Shield. While the basic footprint is similar, the width of the slide causes the …

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Jamie Gilt Shot by 4 y/o Son

Have to be honest. Before this story broke about this incident, I had never heard of this woman. It seems she has been making a name for herself by promoting gun rights for women, moms, or kids or families or something? Not really sure. But she seems to be pro-gun and public about it. Which is great in my book. …

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Pushups and AIWB

Ok. I have finally found something that isn’t optimal when carrying AIWB: Pushups. I maintain a specific level of physical fitness. And one of the requirements are sets of 80 pushups. Why 80? Well for one, it’s a lot. And two, I can always gut out 100 when some jack wagon requires it.   It’s a habit I picked up …