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PhD in Materials Engineering. Retired from a major defense contractor. Former high power rifle competitor; instructor for 30 years at an elite defensive shooting school; volunteered for many years with a local SWAT team after they asked for my assistance in firearms training for team officers, and continue in that roll.

Doc’s 270 Pound Pig

Texas Pig Hunting
OK. So Doc is back in town after his winter hiatus. As we stated earlier, he stopped in Texas at our favorite outfitter to...


Texas Pig Hunting with SIG Cross.
Most of you know Doc has been in Arizona all winter. Well he is slowly driving his way back to Cincinnati. But while on...

Christensen Arms MSR – 517 Yards

Christensen Arms MSR 6.5 Creedmoor
Christensen Arms MSR - 517 Yards Quick video of Doc shooting his 6.5CM at 517 yards. He has been holding back on shooting 6.5 due...

POTD – Wilson M17 Grip Module

SIG M17 Wilson Combat Grip Module.
Doc is still running his M17 with the Wilson Combat grip module. -Ed   Doc www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

Doc Testing Bags

Shooting Sticks - Hunting
Being very organized has it’s advantages for the john1911.com website. How? In this case, Doc is getting ready for a pig hunt this winter....

POTD – SIG Cross

First Lite Cipher
Doc has been scoping the Sig Cross for a few months. His last pig hunt in Texas would have been easier with a lighter...

Bushmaster AR-15 Re-Barrel

Faxon Barrel
Doc was at the John1911 range shaking down his new Faxon barrel. This old Bushmaster has served him so long, he legit shot out...

2020 Whitetail Mounted

Whitetail Deer Mount
Doc has finally had his 2020 whitetail deer mounted. “Willy” as he is now known was taken on the John1911 range. Here you see...

Doc Buys a Red Dot

SIG M17 Red Dot Sight
Well you knew it was coming. Doc has never run a red dot on a handgun. But when the Sig M17 was released with...

1891 Carcano Fatal Flaw Chapter 2

1891 Carcano
So…the first video I filmed test firing the 1891 Carcano rifle had all kinds of problems. The wind was terrible, making the audio almost...

Titan II Missile Silo

Titan II Missile - ICBM
Doc sent these pictures of a Titan II missile silo museum located outside of Tucson, Arizona. Having never been in a nuclear missile silo,...

Pima Air Museum

F-105 USAF
Editor’s note: For those of you not aware, Doc is spending part of his winter in Arizona. Doc was born in NYC, but actually...

Christensen Arms MPR Velocity

Chronograph Christensen Arms MPR in 6.6 Creedmoor
Doc has settled on a load for his MPR. Here he is collecting velocity data for his ballistic calculations. Some of you might be...

SCAR-20 517 Yard Group

SCAR-20 517 Yards
SCAR-20 517 Yard Group I took these pics over the summer. Doc was going through his 155g load testing protocol for the SCAR-20. Needless to...

M&P Shield Plus

M&P 9 Shield Plus
Doc stopped by The Armory showing off his new CCW toy: A double stack, M&P Shield known as the Shield Plus.  I have to say...