TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #64: Discussing Gun Patents with an Intellectual Property Lawyer

A lot of you here on TFB have closely followed various court cases over the years as we’ve reported them to you. In recent memory, there have been lawsuits between optics companies, and firearms manufacturers alike. Recently the TFB Podcast was reached out to by our guest today Mr. Dan Evans who not only reads TFB but has a particular interest in these specific topics – because it’s literally his job. Dan is an attorney who works for an Intellectual Property law firm and today he’s here to help walk us through the intricacies of patents and give us some insight as to how, and why various companies may want to sue one another over any alleged intellectual property violations. If you’ve been following the GWACs v KE Arms Lawsuit or the more recent Glock v Polymer80 case, this is a great episode to get a general understanding of how and why these processes take place.

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #63: Evan and Austin with Griffin Armament

Engineered Silence – this is the tagline that Griffin Armament adheres to with both its rifles and suppressors. Today’s episode of the TFB Behind The Gun Podcast not only features Griffin Armament, but today our host Pete takes the time to ask these good fellas just exactly how they measure their suppressor products against the current standards for sound reduction, other methods of measuring sound reduction or peak sound pressure and also talk at length about all the different types of tools out there used to test and measure suppressors. Long story short, there really isn’t a gold standard for measuring how suppressors perform, but there are some very common practices done by most suppressor manufacturers that Evan and Austin will share with us today. If you’re a suppressor junkie, then this episode is just for you! Please welcome Evan and Austin from Griffin Armament to the show!

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #62: An Angstadt Update with Rich Angstadt

Angstadt Arms is probably most well-known now for being one of the few companies to make a roller delayed blowback 9mm PCC that isn’t an MP5. The Angstadt Arms roller delayed MDP-9 is a 9mm pistol or SBR that provides the user with a platform that is both compact and compatible with more affordable and available 9mm Glock magazines. In today’s episode, Rich and I discuss some of the development processes behind the MDP-9, some updates on the development of the integrally suppressed Vanquish 9mm upper, and a new variant chambered in .22LR that should be coming later this year. Please welcome our friend Rich Angstadt of Angstadt Arms back to the show for a much-needed Angstadt update!

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TFB Podcast Roundup 79: Some Podcasts to Cure Your Hangover

Hello and welcome to TFB Podcast Roundup 79. I hope everyone had a great St. Patrick’s Day weekend, is well rested, and is being highly productive back at work today. I’m sure bright lights and loud noises are probably two of your least favorite things today so I think the best way to recover might be to listen to some soothing gun podcasts!

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TFB Behind the Gun Podcast #61: Kyle Lynch Explains the RIFLESPEED Adjustable Gas Block

Adjustable gas blocks have been called everything from one of the most essential parts of an AR to being called gimmicks by some. No matter where you stand on the issue, most of you will have no doubt heard about the relatively new RIFLESPEED Tool-Free Military Grade Modular Gas Control system. We’ve even checked it out before right here on TFB. Today’s guest, Mr. Kyle Lynch is the inventor and owner of RIFLESPEED and today he’s here to explain how this system works, how he came about developing it, and some of the advantages his system offers to the end user.

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TFB Podcast Roundup 78: Spring Hunting Season Podcasts

Welcome to TFB Podcast Roundup 78. Spring is pretty much here and that means all sorts of hunts are coming! Turkey, hogs, spring bear, prairie dogs, and all sorts of predator hunts open up starting in spring and that’s when you’ll see a lot of great podcast content covering a litany of hunting topics. We’ll be checking some of these out this week just in case you’re all looking for some refreshers, or are just looking for some good old hunting talk from some of the industry’s best experts. Sit back, relax, and enjoy listening to this week’s selection of gun podcast content in TFB Podcast Roundup 78.

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #60: Jason with Backup Tactical

Even with both Pete and I handling TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast, we’re not exactly able to get to everyone we want to at SHOT Show every year. Jason with Backup Tactical is one of those people but I’m glad we’re getting him on the show today because he’s quite honestly one of the most upbeat and positive people I’ve met within the industry. Jason is the owner of Backup Tactical, a company that produces high-quality, American-made aftermarket barrels, thread protectors, and now compensators for handguns. Today Jason and I talk some general shop about guns and the 2nd Amendment, as well as Jason’s thoughts and development process behind their new SIG Sauer P320 Precise Fit PROComp. If you pay attention to this episode, you’ll also get a sneak peek at their next product coming in 2023.

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TFB Podcast Roundup 77: Losing a Leg, and Decentralization

Hello and welcome to TFB Podcast Roundup 77! This week we’ll be hearing from some brand-new podcasts as well as our old favorites. Some of the podcasts today cover pretty cool stories from US warfighters as well as some timely coverage on the nature of decentralization in our modern times from the folks at T.REX Arms on the REDACTED Culture Cast. If neither of those things catches your fancy, we’ll also be hearing from the guys at the Vortex Nation Podcast once again as they discuss the challenges that American Turkeys are facing in some specific regions across the United States and what could be done to perhaps reverse the recent trend. As always, sit back, relax, and enjoy this week’s selection of gun podcast content!

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #59: Joel Hodgdon with Remington Ammo

The ammunition industry has seen its fair share of ups and downs over the last decade with everything from national news reporting, and politics, to global pandemics marking the start of each rise and fall in the prices and availability of ammunition across the country. One of the companies that have put in a lot of work to keep the ammo flowing to American firearms is Remington and today we’re bringing back the marketing director for Remington Ammo – Joel Hodgdon to talk with Pete about the current state of the ammunition industry, as well as introduce some basic terminology and nomenclature surrounding ammunition for newcomers who may not be familiar with these terms.

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TFB Podcast Roundup 76: An AK-50 Update, and Lever Guns

Hello and welcome to TFB Podcast Roundup 76. Quite a long time ago, I’m not sure how long ago exactly YouTube personality Brandon Hererra, who got his start in YouTube building out AK rifles, started the infamous AK-50 project. Since then the project has seen many delays as his channel has grown to leave his viewers and those interested in a 50BMG AK rifle with very few updates on his progress so far. Today we’ll be featuring a great podcast from the boys at Classic Firearms featuring Brandon and a much-needed update on the AK-50 development process. In addition to that, we’ve brought back some of your favorite podcasts with their latest episodes including our very own TFB podcast this week featuring Clark Aposhian who is very active in the 2A community on the legal side of things. As always, sit back, relax, and enjoy this week’s selection of gun podcast content in TFB Podcast Roundup 76.

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #58: Clark Aposhian at SHOT Show 2023

Among the many interesting people Pete was able to talk to at SHOT Show 2023, Clark Aposhian is probably one of the most interesting to me. Clark’s list of certifications and accomplishments within the political sphere of the gun world is quite impressive and he was one of the people who helped spearhead the case to have the U.S. Supreme Court overturn the federal bump stock ban. In addition to that, Clark also holds numerous certifications for firearms training and handling and frequently offers his services, through his company FairWarning Training, to all levels of shooters ranging from basic level to advanced tactical firearms training and weapons handling.

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #57: Open Source Defense

This latest episode of the TFB Behind The Gun Podcast comes once again from SHOT Show 2023 with our returning host Pete. Open Source Defense is an organization much like TFB in that we’re both not interested in the culture war – just the guns. Open Source Defense is a gun rights organization completely working from and inside of the online sphere where most modern gun owners also do most of their shopping and discussion on firearms. Today Pete meets with BJ Campbell, Kareem Shaya, and Chuck Rossi to discuss the state of American gun ownership in 2023.

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #55: Katarina with Falco Holsters

Gun law, gun culture, and gun businesses from overseas never cease to fascinate me simply because they are somehow thriving in the fairly unfriendly territory when it comes to firearms. Falco Holsters is a holster manufacturing company born out of the rich hunting culture of the country of Slovakia and although they originally started out just making leather falconry gloves, the company has rapidly grown to be one of the largest European holsters manufacturers featuring designs and styles for virtually any handgun on the current market. Our guest Katarina also explains to us today some of the unique gun laws that Slovakia has (such as their Shall Issue CCW laws), and how some of the hardships we’re experiencing over here in the USA are shared by the firearms owners of Slovakia.

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TFB Podcast Roundup 72: Massad Ayoob, and the Usefulness of 7.5″ ARs

Welcome to TFB Podcast Roundup 72! SHOT Show 2023 is right around the corner and coming this following week. The podcasts I’ve rounded up for you below are some of the episodes that I’m going to be listening to on my flights out to Vegas and you can be sure that at SHOT Show both myself and Pete will be recording additional episodes for our own homegrown podcast, the TFB Behind The Gun Podcast. In the meantime, enjoy these episodes from some of my favorite other gun podcasters, and let us know what you think of their predictions for SHOT 2023. Sit back, relax, and enjoy these shows!

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #51: Dave with the Safariland Group

Safariland is one of the most well-known and respected names in the firearms industry, mainly because of its reputation for producing high-quality American-made duty holsters. With a heavy emphasis and focus on safety, Safariland also produces IWB holsters, armor systems, quality hearing protection and communications equipment, and even delves into firearms cleaning and maintenance products with Break Free CLP being one of the more well-known brands housed under the Safariland Group name. In today’s episode, I’ve brought on Dave from the Safariland Group to give us a more detailed look at what Safariland does, and how they’ve helped define what is and what is not a safe holster design.

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