Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Coyote Cull Chicken farm.
Lifepod Gun Travel Case by Vaulteksafe

New Airline Travel Case

The John1911 Podcast

EP-243: He Ate It at 130MPH

John1911 Podcast
Larry Vickers’ 1911 Guide with a 1914 year produced 1911.

Vickers’ 1911 Guide

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EP-242: SHOT Show 2022

John1911 TV / Videos

AR-15 Deer Hunting. 7.62x39.

Deer Gun Ready

AR-15 build. Chambered in 7.62x39. Distance 200 yards. 2020 Deer Season gun is ready.     Freeze “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”
Citori Breaks 1000 Rounds

Citori Passes 1000 Rounds

Well…it has taken the better part of 20 years, but our “sporting gun” has finally passed the 1000 rounds fired mark.  Since I am not...

Military Surplus

Walther P38 - Post War Production.

Walther P38

Per viewer request, we have pulled the Walther P38 out of The Armory and put some rounds through it.  This is a post WWII example,...

POTD — Behind The Desk

When we do a Armory Chat Live video, inevitably we will receive a few private messages inquiring about item X or item Y on...

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...

Russian Troops Capture Mosin Sniper in Syria

War is a funny thing. It is always a wonder, for both sides, what weapons turn up. In this case it is reported that...


1911 Drill – 5 Shot Pace Drill

1911 Drill - 5 Shot Pace Drill Picked this drill up from Mike Seeklander probably 2 years ago. It’s still something I need to work...


P210 Pistol

SIG P210 Takedown

I have gotten enough questions about this that it warrants a video. Also at some point, we will probably need this video internally.  What is...
Remington ADL Project Rifle

Project(s) Rifle

FRF2 Magazine

FRF2 Rusty Magazines

Shipping container shelving

Container Shelving

Rolex GMT Master II

Rolex GMT II – Cleaning Guns

1911 Pistols

STI DVC-P 10-8 Function Test

“Officer Mike”, has let us borrow this STI 2011 pistol. This is a double stack 9mm with a huge muzzle break on it.  Frankly, not...
EDC X9L Locking Lug Design. Barrel lug design.

EDC X9L Locking Lug Design

Shooting Steel.

30 Yard Plate Rack

Travel gun case.

I Need A Bigger Case

Blaser Rifles

Sunset on The Rifle Range

Unlike most people in the Shooting community I always make sure to shoot all year round.   And truth be told, when it starts getting cold;...


Armory Chat 26 – Old Guy Air Guns

By popular demand, here is a close up of the GAMO 640 rifle we use for deprivation around the armory buildings. And a bonus,...

Mounting DOA Scope on H&R 20 Gauge

Do you live in rifle state? Do you hunt in a rifle state? Don't know what I am talking about? Count your blessings because...

Video — Smoker for Deer Camp

Freeze had a great idea for the 2016 hunting season. He wanted a smoker that we could let run while many of us are...

Unexpected Visitor — Black Bear

While confirming some dope on the way back down from 1000 yards, I had something happen that has never happened before. A 200 pound...


The John1911 Podcast

EP-243: He Ate It at 130MPH

Episode 243 of the John1911 Podcast: Vickers 1911 guides are impressive. Barnaul Subsonic Ammo. DSA Sniper FAL Rifle. M2 Browning Semi-Auto. Crime up, Dems...
John1911 Podcast

Rant – Federalizing Elections

Podcast rant. Why the argument about federalizing the elections is not real.    Marky "Shooting Guns & Having Fun"
The John1911 Podcast

EP-242: SHOT Show 2022

Episode 242 of the John1911 Podcast is now live: Croatian VHS Bull-pup. Canadian Service Pistol Drama. Is 2022 the year of the Hi-Power? FN-249s...
The John1911 Podcast

EP-241: Coefficient of Drag Queen

Episode 241 of the John1911 Podcast:   Joe Rogan - The most trusted name in news? The DARPA document dump. AimPoint Duty RDS. Who is...
The John1911 Podcast

EP-240: That’s a Lot of Baby Oil

Episode 240 of the John1911 podcast. The Epstein girl check size made public. $93k for a F-150?! Wilson Combat buys Lehigh Defense. 6th Circuit:...
The John1911 Podcast

EP-239: Show Me On The Doll Where They Hurt You

Episode 239 of the John1911 Podcast is now live! Last pod of 2021 and we have the band back together!   Political updates. Ghislaine Maxwell...


Pistol Blank

Don’t Teach Using Blanks

So the question about using blanks to induce malfunctions in training classes has come up.  After many years of experience in this game, I think...
September 11th commentary.


On September 11,  2001,  I was on my way to a meeting at the Federal Building in Cincinnati.  My son called me on my...
BCF-66 Pistol

4th of July Message

Chinese Plans

China’s Plans

Industry news

Barrett 98B LW

When most shooters think of Barrett, the first thing that comes to mind is their .50-caliber rifle and that makes sense considering all the...
HK 20 Round Magazine

HK 20 Round Magazines 

After some causal searching for extended VP9 magazines, I have settled on OEM HK 20 rounders.  Super reliable. Well made. And 100% dependable.  Now if only...
Akila ACSRx Chassis

Akila 10rd R8 Chassis 

Akila 10rd R8 Chassis  The announcement by Blaser of their new 10rd magazine system for the R8 rifle hit the segment like an earthquake. At...

Package Deal ARs

I was visiting a gun store on some other business when I happened to see a rifle that came in for transfer. I won’t...

Interesting Stories Around The Web

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...
Street Watch: Revolver with Flashlight.

Street Watch: Revolver With Flashlight

The included photo was produced out of a police blotter story. In it the suspect, who should have probably been in jail on a...
Chinese Plans

China’s Plans

2015 Porsche 911 Carrera S

2015 Porsche Carrera S

FN FAL in Iraq

FN FAL in Iraq



A good friend of ours is letting us borrow his brand new CZ P-10 pistol. He says we don’t need to worry about scratching...

Gun Store Road Trip

Doc and I stopped in at Vandalia Tactical outside of Dayton, Ohio. They had some interesting guns I hadn’t seen in person before. Specifically...
More Remington Guns

More Remingtons

Ed Brown Executive Target 9mm 1911. Two Tone.

My Favorite 1911 Look

S&W Model 10-8 AIM Surplus.

S&W Model 10-8