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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.

Blaser R8 – Long or Short Action?

Blaser R8 Action Size
Had an interesting e-mail from someone recently who was in the market for his first Blaser R8. After some back and forth, I realized...

Porsche 911 Rolls 20k Miles

Porsche 911 991.1 CAB-S just rolled 20,000 miles.
On a fun note, I just rolled 20k on the 991.1 Carrara S CAB. In 700 miles, I’ll be at 10,000 since buying it....

Stupid Holster Companies

Commentary - Stupid Holster Companies
Be forewarned, this one is going to be salty. Why? It’s 9:40pm at night, and I am not about to write War & Peace...

1911 Drill – The X-Drill

Most effective pistol drills are simple and reinforce fundamental skills needed for run-and-gun scenarios. That is what we have here: The X-Drill Draw your weapon...

GyroJet Carbine

GyroJet Carbine
A followup on the GyroJet pistol article. CLICK HERE The GyroJet Carbine is just that. A carbine version of the technology. Primarily this was created...

1911 Drill – Belt-Line Reloads

Have purchased a new 1911 single stack holster and mag carrier. Both are for AIWB use.  Our regulars know I have been reloading out of...

GyroJet Pistol

GyroJet Pistol
Saw this while visiting the Cody Firearms Museum some years ago. This is the GyroJet Pistol. Specifically the GyroJet “Mark I-B”. These weapons basically fire...

SIG P210 Trigger Pull Weight

SIG P210 Target Trigger Pull Weight.
We’ve had a few inquires about the trigger pull weight on the SIG P210 Target. Not being really sure what it was, I did...

2-2-2 Drill – Practice

Ok. The 2-2-2 Drill parameters: Distance - 10 yards.  Number of Shots - 6 shots. Presentation - From Holstered Concealment. 2 shots - Two...

Beretta Shotgun Tool Kit

Beretta Shotgun Tool Kit.
I love gun tools and am always keeping an eye out for new and interesting ways companies implement them. While traveling I ran across...

SIG P210 Carry

SIG P-210 Carry
Looks like SIG is doubling down on their fantastic P210 re-pop. This time with a more modern take: Alloy frame. Lower profile rear sights....

WWI 1911 Assessment

The 1914 Colt 1911 project has begun. And every project begins with an assessment of what is working and what needs to be replaced.    A...

Advice – Your First Custom 1911 

Our friend Andy sent over these photos of his Wilson Millennium Protector. These were produced just before, and around, the year 2000. Hence the...

2022 IWA: Akila R8 Detachable Mag

Akila R8 Detachable Magazine Chassis.
For our European readers, it appears Akila will be showing off their R8 detachable magazine chassis at the IWA show in March.  If you are...

1891 Carcano Rifle – First Shots

1891 Carcano Rifle
So…we have been focusing very heavy on the performance and precision side of the armory. But many of our newer viewers may not be...
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