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Vortex Razor 1-10x

Vortex Razor 1-10 Eye-Box

Bought this used. 1x eye-box is pretty impressive.      Officer Mike “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”
Blaser R8 Weight. GRS Ragnarok weight.

Blaser R8 Weight

Question asked: How much does my rifle weigh with all the changes I made? Looks like over 14lbs. But understand a few things. The bipod...

EP-203: Biker – Weed Stories

Episode 203 of the John1911 Podcast is now live. White Wilson Grips. Freeze Knee Replacement. Current ammo prices. Our Biker-Weed Stories. AOC's stolen valor. ...
Zeroing Hunting Load - SCAR-20

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...

Professional Photo Test 2

Here is the second gun form the photo test. The previous gun was obviously well worn. Now this example is in much better shape.  Wilson...
SCAR-20 Review

Truth About The SCAR-20

This is the “piece de resistance” of the SCAR-20 series. All your questions answered and rumors addressed: Is the SCAR-20 Accurate?  Is it accurate...
The target.

300 Winchester Magnum First Groups

Doc has shot out the barrel on his 300wm. He replaced the barrel. Worked up various loads. Picked the best. And here he...

Professional Photo Test 1

We had some professional photos taken of the John1911 reference collection. This was done to so what a non-pristine firearm would look like under...
Fiber-Optic Front Sight Replace

Fiber-Optic Front Sight Replacement 

Happy New Year from the John1911 Armory. It’s Friday AM and I am knocking this off the to-do list. Replacing the FO insert on...
End of Year Update 2020

End of Year Update: 2020

We don’t do these very often as I think it’s kind of wasteful and narcissistic. But 2020 has been an eventful year and I...
Colt 1861 Musket

SHS-69: Colt 1861 Musket

On this episode of the Second Hand Showcase we are featuring a firearm I never would have believed existed. A full on reproduction 1861...
Second Hand Showcase: 9mm AR-15

SHS-66: Rock River Arms LAR-9

What we have here is a carbine format I was super hot on about 25 years ago. The 9mm AR-15 carbine. Back in the...
Truck ammo

How Much Ammo In Your Vehicle?

I posted this picture on social media a little while ago and was legitimately surprised (Which doesn’t happen often) by most of the reactions.  What...
45-70 Hunting Negatives

45-70 Hunting — The Downside

    Officer Mike “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”
Battery life on truck gun.

RDS / Scope Battery Change

Last year I started to put the change date on optic batteries. The Aimpoint shown here hasn’t died, but it is dim. So that...