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Chili Palmer (his nickname) was one of the military advisors for the hit Netflix film “Extraction” starring Chris Hemsworth. If you haven’t seen the movie yet, I have to say why not? If you are into excellent action movies with fantastic gunplay, then “Extraction” is for you. Too often Hollywood

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Jack Carr is a former Navy SEAL who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Once he retired from the Navy, Jack went on to pursue his second career goal of becoming a fiction writer. Jack released his first book, “The Terminal List” in 2018 and followed up with the highly

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Michael Bane is one of the top producers in the gun entertainment business. For over 20 years, he has created and sometimes hosted several of the top gun centric television shows on the Outdoor Channel including, “Shooting Gallery”, “Gun Stories with Joe Mantegna”, and “Best Defense”. Michael also has over

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If you saw the movie “13 Hours” or read the book “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” then you know who my guest today is.  Dave “Boon” Benton was one of four contractors who held the line in Benghazi when all odds were against them.  Boon also had served

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Welcome back to the firearms nation podcast.  The build up to this year’s massive 9 Days of Nationals for the USPSA is about to start in little more than a week.  I’ve interviewed some of the top contenders for this year’s championship to help give you a better idea what

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Welcome back to the Firearms Nation Podcast. About ten years ago I had the pleasure of being invited to a class devoted to pulling the trigger properly.  It was a class on the basics but it wasn’t a basic class.  In fact it was as someone coined it “..a PhD

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There have been a few events in law enforcement history that went on to change policies across police departments.  On February 28th, 1997, the North Hollywood Shootout would leave a gaping wound of how outgunned police really were. In the second episode of the Deconstructing Gunfight series, I talk with

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FirearmsHollywoodInterviewPodcastTacticsTraining

Welcome back to another episode of the firearms nation podcast.  In the world of law enforcement, tactical firearms instruction and SWAT teams, one man stands out as a leader in all those arenas.  Scott Reitz served on the LAPD for 30 years.  Scott started on patrol and worked his way

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FirearmsHollywoodInterviewPodcast

If you watch the Outdoor Channel you probably have seen some of the hit shows like The Best Defense, Shooting Gallery, Gun Stories with Joe Mantegna and Shootout Lane.  All these shows are the brain child of Michael Bane.  Michael has been around the gun world for over 40 years

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FirearmsGearHollywoodInterviewSHOT ShowUncategorized

In Part III of my interview, Michael discusses what he saw and bought at SHOT Show and gives us an update on a cool new update to Down Range TV.

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