Wednesday, June 29, 2022

John1911 TV / Videos

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 Tired

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


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...


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 “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...


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...
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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...
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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. ...
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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...
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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...
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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...


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 “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 – 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 “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