Wednesday, October 5, 2022

John1911 TV / Videos

Benelli B76 Takedown

Benelli B76 Takedown
Some old business for internal use. We need to document how to takedown and reassemble the Benelli B76 pistol.  All in all, it’s a pretty...

Short – How Massey Ferguson Money Works

How Tractor Money Works.
I’m not rich, I’m irresponsible. —Marky    

1911 Drill – Holes in Holes Drill

Starting Over - Holes in Holes Drill After not having fired a pistol in about 4 weeks, I was in some serious need of a...

Military Surplus

Cobray M11 Buffer Inspection

Cobray M11 Buffer Inspection
As a general term of art, I call all these guns MAC-10’s. But the reality is much more complicated. The originals were made by...

Rhodesian Chest Rig

Rhodesian Chest Rig
Ok. The begging of this article isn’t going to age well. Primarily because my gripes and complaints about why I don’t have time for...

Scrome FRF2 Scope Mounts

Scrome FRF2 Scope Base Thumb
So we signed up with Scrome and committed to buying one of their J8 scopes for the French Army FRF2 sniper rifles.  Well…a few days...

Shooting

1911 Drill – Holes in Holes Drill

Starting Over - Holes in Holes Drill After not having fired a pistol in about 4 weeks, I was in some serious need of a...

Dot Torture Drill

When I filmed this video, I hadn’t shot a gun in just about 4 weeks. The main reason being spending too much time securing...

Video Short – Benelli B76

Video short - Benelli B76
The 1970’s called and they want their pistol back. —Marky  

Workbench

Benelli B76 Takedown

Benelli B76 Takedown
Some old business for internal use. We need to document how to takedown and reassemble the Benelli B76 pistol.  All in all, it’s a pretty...

Short – How Massey Ferguson Money Works

How Tractor Money Works.
I’m not rich, I’m irresponsible. —Marky    

John1911 Coffee Mugs?

RTIC Mugs
John1911 Coffee Mugs? Looking for some feedback from you. We are considering making a run of branded coffee mugs for internal use. But it was...

1911 Pistols

POTD – EDC X9L w/Surefire X300u-b

Unfortunately there is some holster drama that will likely require a replacement. Since that is in play, it’s finally time to look into AIWB...

1911 Drill – Holes in Holes Drill

Starting Over - Holes in Holes Drill After not having fired a pistol in about 4 weeks, I was in some serious need of a...

Dot Torture Drill

When I filmed this video, I hadn’t shot a gun in just about 4 weeks. The main reason being spending too much time securing...

Blaser Rifles

Blaser Tactical 2 Forend Design

Blaser Tactical 2 stock design.
This comes up quite a bit. The question is why is the Blaser Tactical 2 stock shaped like that?  Well…the fully exposed barrel is to...

Brazilian Army Sniper – Blaser Tac2’s

Brazilian Army Blaser Tac2
Brazilian Army Sniper - Blaser Tac2’s Saw some cool pics of Brazilian Army snipers using their Blaser Tactical 2’s in a multinational service competition. Being...

Custom Blaser Tactical 2 Barrels

Aftermarket Blaser Tac2 Barrel
This has been in the works for quite some time and was knocked by the pandemic disruptions. But now we can talk about it....

Hunting

Doc Testing Bags

Shooting Sticks - Hunting
Being very organized has it’s advantages for the john1911.com website. How? In this case, Doc is getting ready for a pig hunt this winter....

North American Sheep Grand-Slam

North American Sheep Grand Slam.
Took these pics in Cody Wyoming. What you are looking at here is considered one of the greatest feats in hunting: The North American...

Siberian Tiger Mount

Siberian Tiger Mount
I spotted this mount while stopped in a small Wyoming shop. It caught my attention because I had never seen a private tiger mount...

Podcast

EP-273: Finding Government M-16’s

The John1911 Podcast
Episode 273 of the John1911 Podcast is now live.   Florida hurricane hits close to home. NFL concussion protocol. Glock AR-15 spotted in UK. Famed...

EP-272: Rolling Around Like a Dog in a Dead Deer

The John1911 Podcast
Episode 272 of the John1911 Podcast is now live:   A John1911 Store. Nice viewer comments. Cracked holster drama. Airport travel box story. Taiwan civilian...

Episode 271 – James Yeager & The Queen

The John1911 Podcast
Episode 271 of the John1911 Podcast: Queen Elizabeth & James Yeager: Two fine examples of lives well lived. The genius of letting racist people...

Commentary

RTIC Coffee Mug Final Proof

RTIC John1911.com Travel Mugs. Coffee Mugs.
OK. After counting up the feedback we received about the John1911 coffee mugs, this is what was decided.  Make: RTIC Size: 20oz Color: Navy. ...

Don’t CCW a “Nice” Gun, They Said

Look. I get it. I really, really do. I have access to rare and collectible firearms in our reference collection. So I understand value....

Don’t Buy Pistols Without Optics Plates

HK P30 - LEM Trigger.
So…here is an example of how I have to within my own boundary conditions. Been looking out for a HK P30 LEM pistol for...

Industry news

Wilson Combat SFT9

Wilson Combat SFT9 Ok. As many of you know I am all in on the EDC X9L guns. So when Wilson releases another X-frame variant,...

Scrome FRF2 Scope Mounts

Scrome FRF2 Scope Base Thumb
So we signed up with Scrome and committed to buying one of their J8 scopes for the French Army FRF2 sniper rifles.  Well…a few days...

Springfield Goes 2011(tm)

Springfield Goes 2011(tm) So it leaked a few days ago. Springfield Armory has come out with a double stack 1911. What they brand as the...

Interesting Stories Around The Web

The Guns We Left Behind

US Weapons in Afghanistan
There have been a lot of bad feelings in the US post Afghanistan exit. Without getting into the pros & cons of that event,...

POTD – AK-12 Captured In Ukraine

Captured AK-12
Photo out of the fighting in Ukraine. Reports are this man is a Ukrainian Special Operations Soldier holding a captured Russian Army AK-12.    Sincerely,  Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns...

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...

POTD

POTD – EDC X9L w/Surefire X300u-b

Unfortunately there is some holster drama that will likely require a replacement. Since that is in play, it’s finally time to look into AIWB...

POTD – AX-ELR – 50TBI

Accuracy International 50BMG
So that one team that has the Accuracy International AX-ELR showed up on property again today. They shot some targets across the course.  But at...

POTD – Massey In The Rain

POTD - Massey-Ferguson in the rain.
The view down the 600 yard rifle range. See the mist? That’s heavy rain headed straight towards me. Just BARELY made it cutting this...