Wednesday, June 29, 2022

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French Sniper Rifle

That’s Not A Write-Off!

Just a little office inside baseball. Latest acquisition, French Army FRF2 Sniper rifle chambered in 7.62x51 (NATO).   —Marky
Federal 243 Ammo Group Test / Zero/.

Federal 243 Soft-Point

So with the new chassis and suppressor, it is time to fine tune the zero. Especially considering I have switched ammo. Typically I was...
Bionic Trigger SD-3G

The Bionic Trigger

AR Kaboom – What Happened?

Military Surplus

SHS 23- 1927 Tula Mosin-Nagant Rifle

We can’t feature second hand guns without eventually running across a Mosin-Nagant rifle. Why? Because they made about 37 million of them (37,000,000).  What particularly...

POTD — Fantasy German Sniper

I have always felt there are generally two types of people in the gun community. Collectors and shooters. The collectors want everything original, correct,...

Armory Chat EP32 — BREN Reactivation Project Update

Ok. We approach this project with eyes wide open. The BREN display gun was picked up on the cheap. So much so, it’s worth...

POTD — Turkish Walther PP

While visiting The Cody Firearms Museum, I happened upon a pistol I didn’t know existed. At least back in 1947! A Walther PP copy...

Shooting

Shooting Tired

    Exhausted today. 84 degrees. Didn’t feel like shooting. But still got my hits. Showing up matters. Did you show up today? —Marky

Workbench

Stevens 22-410 Multicaliber

Buying a Stevens 22-410

Long story very short. We discussed a Stevens 22-410 combo rifle on the John1911 podcast. Well…I actually secured it before the recording of that...

1911 Pistols

EDC X9L: Extractor Design

The EDC X9L pistol is a 1911 built for modern duty standards. And anyone who is truthful about the original 1911 designs knows changing...
10-8 Grip Screws

10-8 Grip Screws

3090 SHOK-Buff. Wilson SHOK-Buff.

3090 Round Shok-Buff

Wilson Combat EDC X9L First Shots.

EDC X9L First Shots

Blaser Rifles

Ivory Stocked Rifle

I will start off by saying that I like Ivory. I like it as grips for firearms and have carried a ivory gripped pistol...

Hunting

POTD – Wild West Co-Pilot in The Pit

Been a while since we have had the Co-Pilot out. And it was a good chance to test some of the  new targets with...
Shark fishing

Shark Fishing

Shark fishing was good today.      Officer Mike www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

Fly Fishing 2019

Sometimes on business trips, I get a chance to do some interesting things. This is one of those times. I wasn’t in a position...

Working Bird Dog

So our regulars know that I went on my very first “bird hunt” this past dove season. I shot a lot. And missed even...

Podcast

The John1911 Podcast

EP-259: The President’s Secret Poop

Episode 259 of the John1911 Podcast is now live: Kimber Rapide Stevens 22-410 update. Eye-Patch McCain. Don't threaten US Oil Companies. Just don't. SCOTUS...
The John1911 Podcast

EP-258: Stonewall Jackson Had Asperger’s

Episode 258 of the John1911 Podcast:   The boys are back! Monkey Pox Vaccine. Why every DP-51 is dirty. Stevens Multi-Caliber. I'm not seeing a...
The John1911 Podcast

EP-257: Curtis LeMay Doesn’t Approve

Episode 257 of the John1911 Podcast: Curtis LeMay doesn't approve. Our spam policy. Lee Marvin - USMC Scout - Sniper. Uvalde shooter facts emerge. ...
The John1911 Podcast

EP-256: French Sniper Rifle Impresses

Episode 256 of the John1911 Podcast is now live: Navy Arms FRF2 Scope Base is nice! Toolcat's are $73,000. Texas Shooter: No way this...
The John1911 Podcast

EP-255: Cheap Harbor Freight Sex Toys

Episode 255: SIG 551 updates. Leica's new thermal scope. Edger Sherman Sling wins. NY AG wants Pierre out. Amber Heard or Turd? Russian RV...
The John1911 Podcast

EP-254: Steve Wynn’s Ferrari

Episode 254 of the John1911 Podcast: LT's in Vietnam vs General's in Ukraine. Putin has the Hitler shakes. Protest Taco Trucks. Abortion: Suddenly shall...

Commentary

Ukraine War Update June 21-2022

Ukraine Quick Update 6-20-22

Ukraine Quick Update 6-20-22 1. British intelligence says there have been desertions of Ukraine troops (not a good idea unless they flee to Russia controlled...

The 1911 Won Two World Wars…

Every time I see a comment about the 1911 winning two world wars, I think about General Curtis LeMay. Let’s keep it real, people....

Industry news

Movie Prop Guns

When I saw the placard at the Cody Firearms Museum, I thought I would see a bunch of guns from such movies as, “Die...

SeeAll Sight

I saw this slick little sight in the SHOT Show New Products center. It’s hard to describe, but the SeeAll is kind of like...

SCAR-17 Gets a Bad Rap and other Cliches

Perusing some of the bigger precision rifle shooting forums and you will detect a common thread among a wide variety of shooters: The SCAR-17...
LifePod 2.0 Pistol Travel case by Vaultek.

LifePod 2.0 Travel Case

I have been using the same airline travel case to check pistols for 30 years. Just writing that sentence seems impossible. But when you...

Interesting Stories Around The Web

Captured AK-12

POTD – AK-12 Captured In Ukraine

Photo out of the fighting in Ukraine. Reports are this man is a Ukrainian Special Operations Soldier holding a captured Russian Army AK-12.    Sincerely,  Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns...
223 Caliber FN FAL

Brazilian Army 556 FAL’s

DOD put these images out and I thought they were interesting. Here we see members of the US 101st shooting some Brazilian Army 556...
Chinese Plans

China’s Plans

2015 Porsche 911 Carrera S

2015 Porsche Carrera S

POTD

POTD – Browning BDM Standard Capacity Magazine

There. Found a standard capacity magazine for the Browning BDA 9mm Pistol. #john1911 #browning #browningbda #9mm #guns #pistol #standardcapacity #oldschoolcool #referencecollection #guncollection       Marky  www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns &...

Range Update 200 Yard Steel

Final 200 yard steel is up. I’ve been staying off this particular hill so the grass would take. We'll come back later and center...
S&W Model 60-15

POTD – S&W Model 60-15

S&W Model 10-8 AIM Surplus.

S&W Model 10-8 

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