TFB Podcast Roundup 52: Old Guests and New Podcasts

Welcome to TFB Podcast Roundup 52! There is certainly a lot going on in the legislative arm of the firearms world these days and I hope that most of you are at least staying informed on what’s along the horizon for us as American gun owners. The summer months have also brought what seems like a whole new scene of gun owners and self-defense-oriented products and content, most likely because of a recent incident where a concealed carrier managed to stop a criminal from murdering many people at a shopping mall in Indiana. No doubt there will probably be plenty of talks analyzing the various information surrounding the incident and we’ll be sure to include them in this edition of the TFB Podcast Roundup. However, what is most interesting to me about the whole event is that it opened up a new discussion about what it means to be “accurate” with a pistol. Don’t know what I mean? Check out the Dicken Drill, go and shoot it and let us know what kind of results you get!

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TFB B-Side Podcast: Hop and Luke Talk About New Hampshire

The State of New Hampshire is one that I’ve finally made the pilgrimage to. Along with my frequent firearms cohort Hop, we made our first official visit to the Granite State for the grand opening of the new SIG Sauer Experience Center (SEC). Along with those experiences, we were able to get a first look at some new firearms that will be coming out soon and take in the local scenery, culture, and traffic of the general tri-state area of Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. In today’s episode, we talk a bit about our experiences both that the SEC, SIG’s Exeter New Hampshire manufacturing facility, as well as what we like, and don’t like about the various waves that SIG has been making within the firearms industry and what the future might hold for both SIG and the rest of the firearms manufacturing industry.

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TFB Podcast Roundup 51: Something for Everyone

Welcome to TFB Podcast Roundup 51! The podcasting scene continues to change and evolve as time goes on and while this often sees many great podcasts disappear completely from the internet, it also means that there is almost always something new to listen to if you’ve grown bored of the generic pop music that is always piped through the airwaves. One podcast we frequently feature here on the TFB Podcast Roundup is Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk Radio. I had a chance to finally meet with, speak to, and shoot with Tom at a recent firearms media event and much like I’ve said in the past, Tom also thinks that these online public conversations are not only important but bring the firearms community together as a whole. In honor of that sentiment, this week we’re going to try to get you a bit more variety in terms of what type of firearms content is featured in each podcast.

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TFB B-Side Podcast: A New Machine Gun Shoot Coming Soon?

Machine guns make just about every red-blooded American happy. However, access and opportunities to this type of equipment are something that is often difficult to attain for most of us. Local gun ranges often have full-auto rentals for the occasional blast of fun but events like the Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot allowed people to not only watch many of their favorite machine guns in action but also join in on the show by taking part themselves in the firing line. Sadly, last year’s Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot was the last one to ever take place. However, today I bring you all a little bit of hope. Today on the show I have with me Rapid Fire Rachel and her father Anonymous Bob. The two of them together are gearing up for what should be an event that will scratch your machine gun shoot itch. Today on the TFB Podcast we talk about this, as well as a bit about both Bob and Rachel and what they love most about shooting and firearms.

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TFB B-Side Podcast: NRAAM 2022 Recap with Hop and Austin

Hello everyone and thanks for stopping by to check out our NRAAM 2022 recap. Today we’ve got on TFBTV’s Hop and TFB’s Austin to talk a bit about this year’s NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits. Austin, Hop, and I were fortunate enough to be able to go and cover the event for TFB and TFBTV and despite the controversy surrounding the event, we managed to have a great time while getting you guys the latest news and releases from the firearms world. In today’s episode, we talk about some of our favorite guns from the event, what we thought about it and how it compared to other gun conventions we’ve been to.

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TFB Podcast Roundup 47: There's Always More to Learn

Welcome to TFB Podcast Roundup 47! Podcasts are a great way to expose yourself to new ideas in reference to a subject you’re already interested in. I’ve learned a lot while listening to gun podcasts and I have a very close friend of mine who is a dedicated gun podcast listener as well who draws a lot of knowledge from them just as I do. I think it’s worth mentioning that while I do gain a lot of knowledge from these podcasts, I don’t always agree with everything that is said, and having them posted here isn’t always an endorsement of the information but rather an olive branch to fellow gun nerds out there who may enjoy the content more than I would. We’re fortunate enough in this modern age to have access to not only a wide variety of firearms, but also a wide variety of opinions from pundits whose skills, experiences, and knowledge far surpass our own – for free. Just food for thought as we go into this week’s set of episodes for TFB Podcast Roundup 47.

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TFB B-Side Podcast: Woodland Brutality with Karl Kasarda & Russell Phagan

Shooting competitions are some of the most fun you can have with your firearms. In particular, two-gun action challenge matches are a great way for you to not only enjoy your firearms in a competitive and fast-paced environment but also allow you to test your limits and learn more about where your stand in terms of competency with your firearms. An extension of the Two Gun Action Challenge Match is InRangeTV’s series of “Brutialty Matches.” These matches further the idea by providing shooters with multiple divisions that often feature manually operated firearms, require a full set of armor and ruck gear, or even allow you to test your limits with full-auto submachine guns if you’re brave enough. I recently attended Woodland Brutality 2022 where I was able to compete in the Armored +P Division and while we had met before, I was also able to speak with Karl Kasarda of InRangeTV, and Russell Phagan of KE Arms who have both served as match directors at these events. Today we’ve got both of them on the podcast to talk a bit more about what Woodland Brutality and other InRangeTV Brutality matches entail. Make sure to check back at TFB soon for a full review and overview of this year’s Woodland Brutality 2022 match.

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TFB B-Side Podcast: A Drink With The C&G Holsters Crew

SHOT Show 2022 is long gone now but the memories and relationships we develop at these firearms conventions often last much longer than the week-long show itself. While at the infamous circle bar in the lobby of the Venetian hotel, I ran into Nate also known as “Doc” who worked for C&G Holsters. We got to talking and turns out he’s a pretty cool guy as well as a veteran of the armed forces, as are many of his fellow coworkers. Fast forward a couple of months and I decided to have them on for a casual chat about themselves, their experiences within the armed forces, and of course, a bit about their product lineup and what separates it from other Kydex holsters on the market.

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TFB B-Side Podcast: Hollywood Guns & Knives with TFB Writer John B

Hollywood has at best what I would call a tenuous relationship with the firearms industry. Much of the content that Hollywood puts out is often the inspiration for many potential young gun owners even if it’s not the intent. When I was a child, I distinctly remember wanting to have guns from specific movies like Terminator 2, Heat, and The Way of the Gun, just to name a few. However, despite the popularity of firearms on the silver screen, the attitude within the walls of many production studios and corporate board rooms remains negative towards guns as well as knives. To get an insider’s perspective on this odd dichotomy that resides within Hollywood we’re bringing on TFB Writer John B to talk a little bit about how guns and knives (Johns’s favorite subject) are viewed by people within the film industry. In addition to the main subject, this is also a good opportunity for the rest of you, readers here at TFB, to get to know the personality and background of John. Please welcome John B to the show!

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TFB Podcast Roundup 44: Miami Shootout and Old Guns

Welcome to TFB Podcast Roundup 44. Podcasting and listening to podcasts have exposed me to many new ideas within the firearms world. Big names like Tom Gresham have some pretty lengthy podcasts that are always a welcome notification when I find myself on 2+ hour long flights. Although I may not stay awake for the entire run of some of these shows, I’ve still managed to absorb some of the information that is being spoken to me in my semi-lucid hours, and once again, I’m just grateful that there is a lot of good gun content out there from people who are more experienced, more educated, and more articulate than I am when it comes to firearms and their litany of uses. This week I’ve gathered a few new episodes from some of our most frequented podcasts as well as a completely new one from the guys over at the Old School Guns Podcast. As always, sit back, relax, and enjoy some good old firearms listening.

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TFB B-Side Podcast: TANDEMKROSS History with Jake and Bryan

Last week on the TFB Podcast we heard from fellow writer Tim C. Many of you got a kick out of his old but true-to-form TEC-9 photo and although it is an iconic firearm in many respects, its one that I actually haven’t had any experience with and that photo Tim sent us inspired me to try and find one to get some trigger time with – thanks Tim for the unintended suggestion. This week we’re changing gears a bit and talking with Jake and Bryan about TANDEMKROSS history. Since Jake and Bryan are the founders of TANDEMKROSS we have access to the direct source for all information regarding the company, its founding, product history, and what is to come down the pipeline in 2022. If you’re a fan of rimfire guns then this should be a great episode for you! Sit back, relax, and welcome Jake and Bryan to the program!

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TFB Podcast Roundup 43: Double Actions, Rangefinders, and AKs

Hello and welcome to TFB Podcast Roundup 43. This week we’re getting back to a wider variety of subjects and tops from some of our favorite online podcasts. This week we’re featuring a newer writer for TFB, Tim C to talk about AK stuff and we’ve also got a good amount of episodes focusing on micro single action guns, double-action firearms, and a new set of laser rangefinders recently released by Vortex Optics. In the next couple of weeks, we have NRAAM to look forward to which should be full of new firearms, ammunition, and gear releases, and since 2022 has already shaped up to be a great year for guns, I’m pretty optimistic about NRAAM featuring some zingers when it comes to gun releases. Until then, sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s selection of gun listening.

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TFB B-Side Podcast: AK Talk with TFB Writer Tim C

Hey guys and thanks for tuning in to check out another episode of the TFB B-Side Podcast. In the last episode of TFB B-Side Podcast, we had on special guest Vladimir Onokoy and as always he is a treat to have on the show for his vast wealth of knowledge and experience in regards to foreign-made guns and I have to say I really enjoyed our chat about the various firearms manufacturing sectors of Pakistan. If you haven’t listened to that one yet, you can check it out using the links below. This week we have another TFB writer, this time our newest writer Tim C. Tim C came to us from the TFB Discord channel and is an aficionado of everything AK-related. Tim is a generally jovial and upbeat guy and his passion for firearms really shows through (especially in the Discord). I’m pleased to have him on to talk about his favorite guns which include some really weird ones that most people would probably never even think of when it comes to popular firearms. Please give a warm welcome to Tim as we learn more about him in this episode of the TFB B-Side Podcast!

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TFB Podcast Roundup 42: Angstadt Arms, and Gun Girls

Welcome to TFB Podcast Roundup 42! Guns have been considered by many to be the “great equalizer”. President Ronald Regan is often quoted as saying this in reference to the 2nd Amendment and the rights of the citizens of this country. In that quote he specifically says “The gun has been called the great equalizer, meaning that a small person with a gun is equal to a large person…”. This can be taken in a number of ways but what got me thinking about it is the inherent differences between men and women as well as the large array of age groups that keep and conceal firearms on their person. While firearms can often be looked at as a “boy’s hobby,” in recent years there has been a rapidly increasing number of women taking interest in firearms and their associated sports, training classes, and best methods. So this week we’re featuring podcasts that mostly feature women in them in addition to our weekly recap of the TFB Podcast.

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast Episode #42: Rich Angstadt

Angstadt Arms is well known for its high-quality personal defense-oriented firearms. Although most of their guns fetch a high price, Angstadt Arms is often well worth the price of purchase if you’re looking for a “buy once cry once” type of platform and today we’re showcasing a great interview between our Editor in Chief Pete and the man himself – Rich Angstadt. In this episode of TFB Behind The Gun podcast, Pete and Rich talk about the new Angstadt Arms roller delayed blowback PCC, the MDP, and some of the struggles and hurdles they’ve had to overcome to bring it to market since its announcement during SHOT Show 2020. For those curious, the MDP-9 still isn’t quite out yet but quality takes time. Angstadt Arms has released a public announcement regarding the new roller delayed gun on their Facebook page if you’d like more information.

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