TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #100: How to Survive SHOT Show w/ Luke & Hop

SHOT Show 2024 is just around the corner and since I’ve heard a lot of friends and fans of TFB will be heading to Las Vegas to enjoy the newest releases, it was high time Hop and I gave our insights on how to survive SHOT Show, based on our handful of years going to the show. Today we’ll talk about some of the best advice we have regarding places to get food and drink, where to rest, what booths to visit first, and of course some of our best and worst memories from years past at SHOT Show. Of course, if you guys are interested in learning about what’s being released at the show, you can keep track of all of that here on the blog and on the YouTube channels for daily updates from the SHOT showroom floor.

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TFB Podcast Roundup 113: January 8th 2023 Roundup

We’re back again with another roundup of fresh firearms-focused podcasts in TFB Podcast Roundup 113. Each week we’re bringing you a new set of podcasts from across the web that cover a wide variety of topics including gunsmithing, hunting, precision shooting, war stories, competition shooting, gun industry news, and much more. In addition, we’re also featuring the most recent episode of TFB’s own Behind The Gun Podcast which airs every week on Thursday mornings. If you’d like to check out the full episode list for TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast, you can find it here on the TFB website or on your favorite podcast app. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this week’s selection of gun podcast listening.

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #99: New Year's Gun Resolutions

Happy belated New Year from all of us here at TFB and TFBTV! 2023 is officially in the past and 2024 is already well on its way. I just wanted to stop here and say thank you to each and every one of you who has been listening to the podcast for all of these years. While we don’t always have some of the most popular names within the firearms media, we try our best to bring you real conversations, from real gun owners just like yourself, as well as the people who make those guns. Today is just a fun conversation between friends about what they’re looking forward to most in 2024 when it comes to one of our favorite subjects – firearms! Happy New Year everyone!

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #97: Mystery Guns with Sam S

Today we’ve brought on TFB Writer Sam S to talk about some curious firearms he’s run across over his years as a gunsmith and employee at a gun shop. Most of you listening have probably come across your own weird finds too. Whether they’re genuine mysteries like a revolver Sam recently discovered, or an oddly configured discontinued rimfire pistol from the 40s, sometimes mystery guns just show up in the consignment case with a whole story to tell, or mysteries to unravel from their previous owner(s). So join Sam and I today as we talk about some of the oddest cases we’ve had like this, and be sure to leave us some comments below letting us know what kind of weird stuff you’ve come across for sale at your local pawn shop or gun store!

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #96: Conflicts Around the World with Matt Moss

Around the world, at any given time there is probably at least one armed conflict going on. Right now we’re experiencing a handful of them and while there are plenty of politics to be talked about when it comes to those conflicts, today what Pete and Matt (Editor of Overt Defense) have to talk about specifically is the tools that are being used. The various conflicts around the globe currently going on have been quite interesting as it seems we’ve not only seen the first large-scale deployment of small drones for combat purposes, but also a return to trench warfare, and the appearance of firearms from virtually every corner of the globe winding up in every country but the one they were manufactured in. Pete and Matt will discuss all of that today in addition to some of their predictions in regards to how some of these situations might turn out.

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #94: A Happy Thanksgiving to All

I hope all of you had a great Thanksgiving weekend! This week’s episode of TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast is a special one, mostly just to share what we’re all thankful for here. I’ve gathered some comments from some of the crew of TFB as well as our sister sites, and in today’s 94th episode of the podcast, we’re sharing it all with you. Thanks as always for being faithful supporters of the blog, the YouTube channel, and of course the TFB Behind The Gun Podcast! We really wouldn’t be here without your support and for that, I think I can safely say that all of us here at TFB are extremely Thankful.

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #93: Getting Bit By The Competition Bug With Nic L

In this episode of TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast, we’ve got Nic L, a buddy of mine and another writer at TFB, back on the show. Today, we’re diving into Nic’s return to competitive shooting. Personally, I think competitive shooting isn’t just about staying sharp with your guns – it’s a real way to try out new gear and ammo for your everyday carry and home defense setup. Nic and I swap stories and chat about how getting into competitions has spiced up our lives and made our reviews way more interesting. It’s like a playground for testing all the new firearm products out there. So join us as we discuss some of our recent projects and competition experiences and how each of us prepares before our matches.

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TFB Podcast Roundup 108: November 13th Roundup

We’re back again with another roundup of fresh firearms-focused podcasts in TFB Podcast Roundup 107. Each week we’re bringing you a new set of podcasts from across the web that cover a wide variety of topics including gunsmithing, hunting, precision shooting, war stories, competition shooting, gun industry news, and much more. In addition, we’re also featuring the most recent episode of TFB’s own Behind The Gun Podcast which airs every week on Thursday mornings. If you’d like to check out the full episode list for TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast, you can find it here on the TFB website or on your favorite podcast app. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this week’s selection of gun podcast listening.

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #91: The 2023 Hesco Zombie Invitational

I absolutely love shooting competitions and the more I go to them the more I hear about other ones that I have to attend to cross off my bucket list. Today we get to learn about another action-style shooting competition that some old guests of the show have recently participated in – the 2023 Hesco Zombie Invitational. If you’ve ever wanted to live out your zombie apocalypse strategy but are tired of waiting for it to happen, you can grab a rifle, a pistol, a shotgun, and your survival gear and head to the Echo Valley Training Center where the event is hosted. Today our guests Philip, Brent, Daryl, and Kyle share with us their experiences at this year’s match and give us some insight into what will work best at this specific competition.

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TFB Podcast Roundup 105: October 23rd Roundup

We’re back again with another roundup of fresh firearms-focused podcasts in TFB Podcast Roundup 105. Each week we’ll be bringing you a new set of podcasts from across the web that cover a wide variety of topics including gunsmithing, hunting, precision shooting, war stories, competition shooting, gun industry news, and much more. In addition, we’ll also be featuring the most recent episode of TFB’s own Behind The Gun Podcast which airs every week on Thursday mornings. If you’d like to check out the full episode list for TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast, you can check that out and listen here on the TFB website, or check it out on your favorite podcast app. In the meantime, sit back, relax, and enjoy this week’s selection of gun podcast listening.

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #87: Exploring the Granny Tunnel with Calvin of Firepower United

We’re back to our continuing coverage of Finnish Brutality 2023, this time with my good friend Calvin T from Firepower United. Many of you will remember Calvin from his YouTube channel that often collaborated with TFBTV and it just so happens that this year Calvin and I had the opportunity to shoot together at Finnish Brutality 2023. Beyond being a professional gun satirist, Calvin is also an accomplished competitive shooter, as well as an avid collector of historical military firearms. Today Calvin and I will be discussing the Finnish Brutality 2023 match, some of his competitive shooting stories, and of course a neat story behind the infamous “Granny Tunnel” located in the country’s capital of Helsinki. Please welcome Calvin T of Firepower United to the show!

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #85: Who is Varusteleka? With CEO Jari Lane

Varusteleka has fast become one of my favorite clothing brands, mostly due to their judicious use of Merino Wool in most of their in-house designed products. Beyond that, they are one of a select few places online where I know it’s absolutely safe to purchase military surplus gear without having it misidentified. Varusteleka is Europe’s largest military surplus provider and one of the largest gear providers as well. This year they once again hosted Finnish Brutality 2023 in their home country, and their CEO Jari Lane is and always has been instrumental in the event. In addition to helping organize the event, Jari also puts a lot of time, effort, and thought into designing each stage for a brutality event. Today Jari and I discuss Varusteleka’s rich company history in their 20 years of operation, how they’re celebrating, and what plans Jari and his team have for both Varusteleka and the Finnish Brutality competition in the years to come.

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TFB Podcast Roundup 100: Gear Up to These Fresh Gun Podcasts

Hello everyone and welcome to TFB Podcast Roundup 100! As usual, we have a good lineup of great podcasts this week for you to listen to while you clean, drive to work, drive home, reload, or just gear up to head out to the range. No matter what you like to listen to, we’ve got a little bit of everything for everyone. As always, sit back, relax, and enjoy this week’s selection of gun podcast listening.

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #83: Smuggling Arms into Finland with Polaris Logistics

In our continuing coverage of this year’s Finnish Brutality event, I’ve brought on another member of my squad, Les Winner, to talk about his and his buddy Matt’s experiences at the match and to talk about his company, Polaris Logistics. Polaris Logistics specializes in the import and export of personally owned arms so that you and your buddies can travel abroad and attend competitions or go hunt with your own guns that you’ve trained with and used at home. Les works with local authorities and gains the necessary permits and generally deals with all of the hassles normally involved with legally exporting firearms, and turns it into a simple affair where you ship your guns to him here in the States, and then he hands them to you when you get to the country where you’re competing. So in addition to learning about the ins and outs of the import and export of arms, we’ll be talking about some of our most and least favorite stages from Finnish Brutality 2023!

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #80: A Shotgun Of An Episode

This week’s episode of TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast features both Lucas D and Hop of TFB and TFBTV as we have a nice chat about shotguns. However, as indicated by the title, the topics in this episode are going to vary a bit as our beer supply dwindles and the early hours of the morning start to set in. We’re talking about shotguns, the latest trends in cartridge selection and whether or not a shotgun is actually a wise selection as a primary weapon for self-defense, or as part of your collection as a well-armed civilian. Pull up a chair, grab a nice stiff drink and join us as we ramble about shotguns and much more in this 80th episode of TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast!

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