Saturday, January 29, 2022

John1911 TV / Videos

EDC X9 Complete Detail Strip – Assembly

We did a quick and dirty version of this last year. But many viewers wants a complete, step-by-step video showing each part coming out...

SIG P210 Takedown

P210 Pistol
I have gotten enough questions about this that it warrants a video. Also at some point, we will probably need this video internally.  What is...

1911 Drill – 5 Shot Pace Drill

1911 Drill - 5 Shot Pace Drill Picked this drill up from Mike Seeklander probably 2 years ago. It’s still something I need to work...

Military Surplus

SIG P210 Takedown

P210 Pistol
I have gotten enough questions about this that it warrants a video. Also at some point, we will probably need this video internally.  What is...

Schuetzen Style Rifles

Schuetzen Winchester Model 70
I keep an eye on this segment of the market. In the US these types of rifles are not very popular. As such, sometimes...

Properly Kitted FRF2 

Properly kitted French FRF2 Sniper Rifle.
Properly Kitted FRF2  A friend and MILSURP collector sent us a photo of his FRF2 rifle with factory correct scope & base. He has been...

Shooting

1911 Drill – 5 Shot Pace Drill

1911 Drill - 5 Shot Pace Drill Picked this drill up from Mike Seeklander probably 2 years ago. It’s still something I need to work...

First Shots: New Barricade

New Rifle Barricade first shots.
So…on the coldest day of the season so far, I decided it was a good time to try out the new barricade on the...

1911 Drill – Extended Prep or Press

Picked this up from Mike Seeklander. If you are interested in online firearms training, I suggest you look him up. He can explain this...

Workbench

EDC X9 Complete Detail Strip – Assembly

We did a quick and dirty version of this last year. But many viewers wants a complete, step-by-step video showing each part coming out...

SIG P210 Takedown

P210 Pistol
I have gotten enough questions about this that it warrants a video. Also at some point, we will probably need this video internally.  What is...

Project(s) Rifle

Remington ADL Project Rifle
Aka what do you do with a pile of gun parts accumulated over 30 years working in the firearms industry?   This rifle is the amalgamation...

1911 Pistols

EDC X9 Complete Detail Strip – Assembly

We did a quick and dirty version of this last year. But many viewers wants a complete, step-by-step video showing each part coming out...

Vickers’ 1911 Guide

Two Colts made the same year. 1914. Civilian model in book. Military model in our reference collection. These second edition 1911 books are incredible....

1911 Drill – 5 Shot Pace Drill

1911 Drill - 5 Shot Pace Drill Picked this drill up from Mike Seeklander probably 2 years ago. It’s still something I need to work...

Blaser Rifles

First Shots: New Barricade

New Rifle Barricade first shots.
So…on the coldest day of the season so far, I decided it was a good time to try out the new barricade on the...

The Blaser Click

Blaser Out Of Battery Safety
The title says it all. Have you ever pulled the trigger on a Blaser and heard a click instead of bang? Chances are it’s...

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...

Hunting

Col. Sanders’ Coyote Cull

Coyote Cull Chicken farm.
Officer Mike is always down to share “some” pics of his culling gig. Yes, this is part of his job.  When a friend (Colonel Sanders)...

European Skull Mount

European Skull Mount
Editor’s note: Officer Mike has received a skull mount for the first buck he shot on the John1911 range. I think it came out...

Pheasant Hunt

Pheasant Hunt
Officer Mike had a chance to pheasant hunt out West. Looks like it was a great success. —Editor   Officer Mike www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

Podcast

EP-243: He Ate It at 130MPH

The John1911 Podcast
Episode 243 of the John1911 Podcast: Vickers 1911 guides are impressive. Barnaul Subsonic Ammo. DSA Sniper FAL Rifle. M2 Browning Semi-Auto. Crime up, Dems...

Rant – Federalizing Elections

John1911 Podcast
Podcast rant. Why the argument about federalizing the elections is not real.    Marky John1911.com "Shooting Guns & Having Fun"

EP-242: SHOT Show 2022

The John1911 Podcast
Episode 242 of the John1911 Podcast is now live: Croatian VHS Bull-pup. Canadian Service Pistol Drama. Is 2022 the year of the Hi-Power? FN-249s...

Commentary

Don’t Teach Using Blanks

Pistol Blank
So the question about using blanks to induce malfunctions in training classes has come up.  After many years of experience in this game, I think...

MY COMMENT FOR SEPTEMBER 11th

September 11th commentary.
On September 11,  2001,  I was on my way to a meeting at the Federal Building in Cincinnati.  My son called me on my...

Considering a Tractor

Buying a tractor: New Holland, Kubota, John Deere.
Not our usual content. I have come to the grudging conclusion that we probably need to just break down and buy a large utility...

Industry news

New Airline Travel Case

Lifepod Gun Travel Case by Vaulteksafe
Playing with a new travel case. It is known as the Lifepod and is made by vaulteksafe.com  Pretty technologically advanced compared to the plain metal...

Vickers’ 1911 Guide

Two Colts made the same year. 1914. Civilian model in book. Military model in our reference collection. These second edition 1911 books are incredible....

Project(s) Rifle

Remington ADL Project Rifle
Aka what do you do with a pile of gun parts accumulated over 30 years working in the firearms industry?   This rifle is the amalgamation...

Interesting Stories Around The Web

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...

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...

POTD – Escape From Cincinnati

Marky Plisskin - Snake Plisskin
Chris C. Sent this over yesterday. He’s home from work for a few weeks on medical leave. So in his spare time, he’s coming...

POTD

Vickers’ 1911 Guide

Two Colts made the same year. 1914. Civilian model in book. Military model in our reference collection. These second edition 1911 books are incredible....

POTD – The Fix by Q

The Fix from Q.
Editor’s note: Officer Mike has been talking about getting a Q rifle for a few months. Looks like he has finally procured one. Personally...

2022 – Shooting The eXperior More

In 2022, I have decided I need to shoot the Wilson eXperior 9mm 1911 more. It’s a traditional single stack gun.  For those who don’t...