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EP-210: “Just my size”

Ep-210 of the John1911 Podcast: Taking the podcast off Youtube. Millionaire communists. Prison meme’s. Flying turtles. Old men discuss tractors (again). LeBron James foul’s out. Knife fights are now kids being kids. Biden & Maxine Waters throw Chauvin lifeline. ATF’s David Chipman seems crazy. DC statehood is unconstitutional. Stacey Abrams is the next David Hogg, Cindy Sheehan. TBM Avenger crash. …

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300 Weatherby For Africa

Doc and I were out on the range for another project, but he wanted to get his 300 Weatherby shot. A big trip to Africa is coming this summer and he is rightfully excited. The winds were kicking us pretty hard all day, but nothing that would push Doc out of his performance envelope. But it should get the viewer …

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7.5 Swiss Estate Ammo

Some friends were helping a family out with the management of a large firearms estate. Word came down that the owners would allow us to buy some ammo before it went public.  Obviously I had a few calibers in mind. Mostly not standard stuff. BTW…when I use the phrase “non-standard” ammo, I am referring to non-NATO calibers.  When word came …

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Painting Blaser R8

As promised earlier, you will be seeing more precision rifle content in 2021. A long term project that I had put off last year was the overwhelming need to paint the Blaser R8.  Why? Simple. Very few things stick out in nature more than black. It’s actually a terrible color, target indicator wise. Look into a tree line or field, …

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Zeroing Pig Load – SCAR-20

[Editor’s notes} Doc is zeroing his hunting ammo on the SCAR-20. Getting ready for Texas pig. If you don’t understand, this gun is normally zeroed for his 155g match / target loads.  Additionally, he will just leave the turrets set to the adjustment for this trip. The zero stops and match settings on the scope will remain for ammo he …

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Lost Gun In The Woods

So…I have a story. It’s a first for me which is saying something.  On or about November 10th, I was cutting some trees to reopen trails to the left of the 600 yard impact zone. This section of woods has been effectively closed since early spring of 2020. As to why? The long and short of it is dead ash …

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EP-197: Kimberly Wants It Bad

Episode 197 of the John1911 Podcast is now live: Texas goes after Cheaper Than Dirt. The Senica Run. Second Hand Showcases are back. Jill Biden is NOT a doctor. World Record white tail confirmed. Kimberly Guilfoyle Wants to be First Lady. Colt 1861 musket reproduction. NRA defends NERF Gun rights.       Danny, Marky & Freeze www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns …

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Poacher Patrol 2020

In the last week of gun season, I make it a habit to patrol the property for trespassers and poachers. You would think opening day and weekend would be the time? Nope. Too many hunters, too many shots, too many DNR checkpoints, too much activity. Trespassers will try to slip into into the deep woods in a desperate attempt to …

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Doc Takes a Buck

[Editor’s note] This is the biggest whitetail Doc has ever shot. He went into 2020 with a goal: He bought one buck-tag and waited for the right deer to come by.  It took him and Officer Mike some effort, since they initially kept getting skunked. And with some analysis, they figured out why, Made some changes and…here is the result.  …

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Browning Euro-Bolt 270

Browning Euro-Bolt 270 Editors note:  “Some readers commented in a previous post that Officer Mike’s hunting rifle looked like a shotgun and wondered the gauge and make. In reality it is a Browning Euro-Bolt chambered in 270 Winchester.  Further, it is my understanding Officer Mike traded into this rifle, scope and ammo for the princely sum of…pregnant pause… $400.  This …

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Shark Fishing

Shark fishing was good today.      Officer Mike www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”