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Marky

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Writer for john1911.com. Co-Host of the John1911 Podcast. Video content provider for John1911-TV. Areas of focus: Defense and National Security, Modern Light Weapons, Small Arms, Weapons Training.

POTD – 50BMG Magazine

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Rifle qualifications.
POTD - 50BMG Magazine At some point I am going to have to talk about the 50 we had on site. Probably not for a...

Blaser Releases 10rd Mag

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Blaser R8 Ultimate X - 10 Round Magazine.
Started to see grumblings about this last night and today it dropped. Blaser has released a 10 round, detached, magazine design for their R8...

M&P Shield Plus

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M&P Shield 9 Plus review.
Doc has picked up a new CCW pocket rocket: The M&P Shield Plus 9mm. It has a capacity of 13+1, but doesn’t seem fat...

SRO Battery Died

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Red Dot Battery Died I didn’t realize I had gone quite so long with the current battery in the SRO. While at the range, I...

Old Man Runs Box Drill

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Pistol Box Drill
It’s 97 degrees and every time I run, the damn PACT timer falls off! So even though there is not timer, at least I...

POTD – Cleaning Beretta 92x Performance

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POTD - Beretta 92X
It’s fun to shoot ‘em. But ya gots to clean them. At least if you are going to check them back into the armory....

B8 Targets

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Sometimes you just need a B8.        Sincerely,  Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

Rocker Mag Practice 

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Reload Practice
After spending 3 decades of my life reloading squarish, AR-15 magazines, I need to re-train my pea-sized brain to rock in the SIG 551...

POTD – S&W Model 60-15

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S&W Model 60-15
POTD - S&W Model 60-15 Not a dyed-in-the-wool revolver guy, but I do keep tabs on interesting wheel guns when given the opportunity. Which is...

Making the Most of Bad Ammo

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Just like many of you, we sometimes get hosed on purchases. During the height of the pandemic, we came into a single 1000 round...

POTD – 7 Hours of Bush Hogging

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Brush Hog John1911 Gun Range
The bad news is I have been bush hogging for 7 hours. The good news is the bush hog actually ran for 7 hours!...

FAL Cleaning 

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FN FAL 556
When cleaning the FAL, I usually separate the upper from the lower. For me, it makes managing the bench much easier when swabbing the...

GRS Bipod – It’s Not Small

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GRS Rifle Stocks Bipod
So…the question or concern I have about all underslung bipods is, “It is too small?”. And the answer to that is, no! You see, I...

SIG 551 Aftermarket Trigger Up-Close

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SIG 550 Aftermarket Trigger
By viewer request, here are up close images of the SIG 551 aftermarket trigger. No, it’s not a drop-in cartridge like some of the...

Weird Bayonet Markings

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Bayonet Markings
This bayonet was spotted at our local FFL and I thought the conversation was worth sharing here.  Notice the notches in the handle? Interesting. Does...
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