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Matt Hardoerfer

Matthew Hardoerfer FFL Type 7 at John1911.com Our resident firearms manufacturer and fixer of severely broken guns. Lmgfirearms.com FFL 07: Firearms repairs, restoration, refinishing and custom manufacturing. AK variants, AR10, AR15, other AR systems, FAL, VZ 58, HK Rifle variants, custom 1911 and Glock.

ZB-26 Build Update

ZB-26 Build
      Matt www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

Yugo M53 Parts Kit Analysis

Yugo M53 Parts Kit Analysis
Marky:  One more thing. How does this kit look to you?  I don’t know if I told you, but we did purchase a brand new 7.62...

ZB-26 Bead Blast

These pics show cleaning the cuts and media blasting.  So I can see what is going on. Once media blasted, a mock up is done....

Parts Kit Analysis: BREN Gun

Q: This is bad, correct? —Marky — A:Correct it looks bad! The seller seems to be focused on selling everything but the receiver.  Not really any good...

HK G36E Build

They aren’t ZB pics but thought you might like since it’s not an everyday build! H&K G36E. Used Tommy Built Receiver. Parts are all HK     Sincerely,  Matt www.John1911.com “Shooting...

MAS-38 Parts Kit Analysis 

So…I have been looking for a MAS-38 for sometime. Every once in a while I think about just building one. Here is Matt and...

The ZB-26 Parts Kit at FFL

The ZB-26 kit has arrived at LMG Firearms for the re-build project.          Matt www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

Sig Pe57 (510-4) Parts Kit Analysis

A functional 510-4 can go for 6k plus so it’s definitely worth considering. My biggest concern is that the receiver was already de-milled repaired/welded then...


I had asked Matt to give us an analysis of the viability of buying this. He waved us off. —Editor This auction is for a...