Tuesday, September 27, 2022
The John1911 Podcast

John1911 Coffee Mugs?

Cobray M11 Buffer Inspection

Cobray M11 Buffer Inspection

1911 Wilson Experior - Dot Torture Test.

Dot Torture Drill

Accuracy International 50BMG


Jm Custom Kydex

Cracked JM Custom Kydex Holster

John1911 TV / Videos

Remington Smoot. Remington New Model 1, 2, 3, 4.

Remington Smoot New Model Revolver

The Remington Smoot New Model line started in 1875 with the model 1 and finally ended in 1888 with the model 4. The model 1...

SHS 60: Les Baer 9mm Commander

On this episode of the Second Hand Showcase, we are looking at a new gun. And I know that since the story is…customer ordered...

SHS 14: STI Trojan 9mm

The Payoff

Military Surplus

HK G3 – PTR 91 – HK 91 Magazines are Cheap

I practice what I preach. I lived through the Clinton AWB and was caught completely flat-footed. Like many of my peers. I swore that...

Franchi Law -12 Disassembly

This video is as much for us as it is for external use. I won’t admit how much time I have in figuring out...

Pawn Shop Find — Old German Scope

One thing I make a habit of doing is to dive deep when presented with a new gun store or pawnshop. I will literally...

Best Gunbroker Ad

As many of you know, we are unapologetic gun guys. It's nothing for Freeze and I to be sending each other links to for...


Dot Torture Drill

When I filmed this video, I hadn’t shot a gun in just about 4 weeks. The main reason being spending too much time securing...



John1911 Coffee Mugs?

John1911 Coffee Mugs? Looking for some feedback from you. We are considering making a run of branded coffee mugs for internal use. But it was...
Cobray M11 Buffer Inspection

Cobray M11 Buffer Inspection

Jm Custom Kydex

Cracked JM Custom Kydex Holster

Pistol Rugs

New Pistol Rugs

Springfield Prodigy

Cracking Open a Locked Pistol

1911 Pistols

The King, Heir, Spare: 2020

One thing with royalty is your position always changes. A Prince or Duke can become King. And eventually all Kings get set out to...
Dan Wesson 10mm Bruin 1911

Dan Wesson 10mm Bruin 1911

EDC X9L Magazines

EDC X9L – Magazine Design

AIWB and the 1911 Safety. Keepers concealment.

AIWB 1911 Safety

Blaser Rifles

Threading Blaser R8 Barrels.

Threading 308 & 270wby Barrels

Some years ago, we purchased some Blaser factory barrels for the R8. These are semi-weight profile and in 308 and 270wby.  Since I am pretty...


Hunting Accident Aftermath: Rebuilding a Mossberg Shotgun

So we received some bad news this week. One state that Freeze hunts has not legalized centerfire rifle hunting for 2015. We were pretty...

A Shotgun That is Almost a Rifle

Fortunately, the number of shotgun only states is falling fast. At least for me. But if you are a “rifle guy” and the rules...

POTD — Opening Day Gun Season

Made it a point to hunt Freeze’s property this year. Was hoping to break in the Wild West Co-Pilot with some meat. But alas,...

Leopard Attacks Jackal Hunting Party

These photos are coming out of South Africa. They are pretty gruesome by big-city standards, but I think interesting. And informative. As it is being...


The John1911 Podcast

EP-272: Rolling Around Like a Dog in a Dead Deer

Episode 272 of the John1911 Podcast is now live:   A John1911 Store. Nice viewer comments. Cracked holster drama. Airport travel box story. Taiwan civilian...
The John1911 Podcast

Episode 271 – James Yeager & The Queen

Episode 271 of the John1911 Podcast: Queen Elizabeth & James Yeager: Two fine examples of lives well lived. The genius of letting racist people...
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EP-270: No Hotdogs For Danny!

Episode 270 of the John1911 Podcast is now live: Episode sponsor: Craft Holsters Shooting poorly. Stupid 2011 comments. MAC-10 buffer. Lesbian softball stories. Trump docs...
The John1911 Podcast

EP-269: The Bomber Mafia Was Wrong

Episode 269 of the John1911 Podcast is now live: Malcom Gladwell's book is all wrong. Springfield to make 2011 pistols? The Walther PPK has...
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EP-268: She’s a “Professional”

Episode 268 of the John1911 podcast is now live. Since Danny's mic died on the last epsiode, he wanted to test a replacement. If...
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EP-267: The Dog Was Asking For It

Episode 267 of the John1911 podcast is now live. We are back to our normal publishing schedule. Benelli Pistol Still Sucks. The FBI Raids...


Don’t CCW a “Nice” Gun, They Said

Look. I get it. I really, really do. I have access to rare and collectible firearms in our reference collection. So I understand value....
HK P30 - LEM Trigger.

Don’t Buy Pistols Without Optics Plates

So…here is an example of how I have to within my own boundary conditions. Been looking out for a HK P30 LEM pistol for...

Industry news

For The Shooter Who Has Everything (On Earth)–Cabot Guns Debuts Pistol...

Cabot Guns has been producing premiere, state-of-the-art 1911 style pistols constructed to aerospace precision standards since 2011. Now the company has commenced work on...

Robinson M96 Coming Back?

This was sent to us by a reader. A member of the Robinson M96 Facebook page posted a email from Robinson Arms stating that...
HK 17rd Optics Ready

VP9 17rd Magazines & RDS Cuts

Well…this “new” Heckler & Koch business model that pays attention to the US market is coming at us fast.  First they made a US style...

Adjustable Ruger MKIII 22/45 Trigger

Tandemkross had a $35 “Victory” trigger upgrade for Ruger’s MKIII 22/45 pistol. It’s 100% adjustable for pretravel and overtravel and the lightweight skeletonized design...

Interesting Stories Around The Web

US Weapons in Afghanistan

The Guns We Left Behind

There have been a lot of bad feelings in the US post Afghanistan exit. Without getting into the pros & cons of that event,...
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...
Chinese Plans

China’s Plans


Rusted 9mm cases.

POTD – Rusty Wolf Ammo

Rusty ammo, Ya’ll! I can’t say for certain this didn’t get wet because of me. But I was surprised. The Wilson EXperior ate it...
POTD - Sunsets on the rifle range.

Sunset On The Range

Very long day on the range. Productive. But long.   The sunsets up here are always a sight to behold.   Marky