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Writer for 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.

Rolex GMT II – Cleaning Guns

Rolex GMT Master II
I used to travel quite a bit so the different time zones on this watch were pretty handy. Haven’t been flying much at all...

What’s Up With The Cannon?

Howitzer Nitro West Virginia
Confession time. Occasionally stop in Nitro West Virginia on my way to the East Coast. Which in itself isn’t a big deal. But every...

FRF2 Sniper – A Closer Look

FRF2 French Sniper
As we have hinted around on our social media, we have acquired a French Army, bolt action, sniper rifle. The model is known as...

Brazilian Army 556 FAL’s

223 Caliber FN FAL
DOD put these images out and I thought they were interesting. Here we see members of the US 101st shooting some Brazilian Army 556...

EP-237: Bought a French Sniper Rifle

The John1911 Podcast
Episode 237 of the John1911 podcast: Buying a French FRF2 Sniper. Send us questions. Is SHOT Show relevant? Bob Dole - Now it can...

That’s Not A Write-Off!

French Sniper Rifle
Just a little office inside baseball. Latest acquisition, French Army FRF2 Sniper rifle chambered in 7.62x51 (NATO).   —Marky

I Need A Bigger Case

Well…I have been putting this off for far too long. Ever since I switched to the Wilson EDC X9L pistol, with red dot, my...

Bernardelli P.One -Accuracy Run

Bernardelli P.One Accuracy
Per viewer request, here is a quick accuracy demo of the Bernardelli P.One pistol. This particular example was of course made in Italy, then...

I Hate Home Brew Guns

Ar-15 Build
If there is one thing I have zero interest in, it’s home brew, homemade, kitchen-table, put-together, project guns. And the reason is simple:  They don’t...

SIG 551A1 Status Check

SIG 551a1
Yup. Still running the 551a1 as my main carbine / truck gun. Been filming content with other things, but this is still being used....

Still The One

Still the one. Wilson EDC X9L —Marky #john1911 #edcx9l #edcx9 #9mm1911s #1911

Jacket Separation 

Jacket Separation.
Doc and I were on the range this summer shooting water jugs. The rounds fired here are Sierra 155g SMK’s out of his 20”...

Rocket Launchers

Bazooka Collection.
This project that has been on the back burner for over 18 months. With the move into the new facility, we have just been...

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...

GRS Bag Rider

GRS Bag Rider
Not too sure we need this, but looking at the rear of the Ragnarok chassis, I can see where this could come in handy...