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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.

Traveling in the US with a Rifle

It seems the latest rage in the gun-community is low-profile rifle bags. While I completely agree with the concept, I have never seen one...

POTD — Fantasy German Sniper

I have always felt there are generally two types of people in the gun community. Collectors and shooters. The collectors want everything original, correct,...

WWI Colt Detail Strip

This is a belated followup to a post from last year. We rescued a WWI Colt 1911…literally a pre-WWI manufactured gun…from the “wanna-be armorer...

Video- How to Move a Gun Safe

Scott Mayer sent us this video from SHOT Show 2016. In the past, we have used professional safe movers who have something called a...

Rare Austro-Hungarian Army Training Video For Steyr-Hahn Pistol

Our resident historian recently found an old Austro-Hungarian Army training video on the manual of arms for the WWI Steyr Hammer pistol. AKA the...

Graphic – Shooter Puts 22-250 Through Foot

This was sent to us by a reader who wanted us to pass it along. It is my understanding that a shooter was unloading...

POTD HK VP9 Wear

This photo was taken in August of 2015. As I type it is January of 2016. I had been carrying this VP9 since the...

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...

Buy Magazines

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

USMC 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...
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