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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.

Holy Grail Speed Loader — HKS S&W 547 9mm Luger

The S&W K-framed 547 is a rare revolver. It’s not super rare like some registered magnums, but uncommon. The reason being when these were...

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In many ways I am a child of the 1990’s. Ok, maybe that’s a stretch since I was well into adulthood, but 1994 was...

Backwards Primer Caught on Video

A few months ago I posted an image of a friend of mine getting some time in on steel. His first shot was a...

POTD: Bullets at the Security Stations

I travel quite a bit. I always have. It’s mostly work. I’ve never been to Disney World. But I’ve been through every conceivable security...

POTD: Old School Shackle Key

Leg irons
Picture of the day. Old habits die hard. I still have a handcuff key on my keyring. Frankly, I just have never taken it off....

How to Fight Jihad: AnaBaptists & The Battle of Munster

As I write this, the echoes of another radical islamists attack on the West is still ringing in my ears. Exactly, 24 hours ago,...

A Love Letter To EoTech

Dear EoTech, While I have never personally dated you, I have seen you in relationships with plenty of my friends. I have seen you treat...

A 1923 Colt Commercial

Freeze’s 1923 Commercial Colt We were out with some friends and family earlier this year. It was a casual fun-day. Some of the more experienced...

Glock 17 Pistol Work

Of all the various Glocks in existence, my favorite is the Glock 17 GEN 4. Here are some pictures of some Glock work I...

Hornady Critical Duty Ammo with M&P 40 & Smith & Wesson...

Hornady Critical Duty 40 in M&P 40
A good friend of our was wanting to test out his carry ammunition on a S&W Shield 40. It's the same ammo he uses...

Tombstone Actor Shot

Tombstone Actor Shot
Many of you have heard about the shooting at Tombstone this week. A regular cadre of actors reenacts famous gunfights for the tourist trade....

Mil-Surp Snipers are Fun as Hell

1903 Sniper M1 Garand Sniper
I have to admit it. I am on a military-surplus sniper rifle kick. In my real life, I desire and need extremely accurate rifles....

CCW Pistols, Rust and Hard Labor.

Freeze and Marky's Pistols.
Do you carry all the time? 9x out of 10, looking at photos of your pistol, I can tell if you are lying. You...

A Look Inside a Modern Fragmentation Grenade

Frag Grenade disassembled.
I saw these photos recently and thought many of our US based readers would find them interesting. Original grenades from around the world wars...

Winchester 52 First Shots

Old School Unertl Scope Adjustments
I picked up a Winchester 52c from an estate auction earlier this year. It's a pretty attractive setup and I was very lucky to...