AR-15 Podcast - Wrap-up - NRA Annual Meeting 2018

Welcome to another edition of the AR-15 Podcast. On this episode we talk about the 2018 NRA Annual Meeting.

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SITREP:

  1. Reed

  2. JD

Main Topic:

NRA Annual Meeting

Thoughts:

The Elephant in the Room:

Anything Awe Inspiring

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AR-15 Podcast 219 - Adam Kraut NFA

Welcome to Episode #219 of the AR15 Podcast. Adam Kraut Running for the NRA Board and Your NFA Questions

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What’s Up?

  1. Reed

  2. J.D.

  3. Adam

Our thanks to JWB Military & Brass for sponsoring tonight's main topic.  Go to JWBmilitary.com and use promo code ARP10 for 10% off of quality once fired military reloading brass, AR-500 steel targets, and much much more.

Adam Kraut….

  1. Who he is and why he’s running.

  2. Change he wants to see from the NRA

Check with Adam in anything he wants to promo

Questions

Zachary D: I know you've done several shows about acquiring NFA items, but don't think you've ever done one about what the rules are after you get your items. I envision this being similar to what a lawyer would provide to his client after drafting up a trust and the do's and don'ts for staying out of trouble.

Suggested topics include:

1. Traveling with your items;

2. federal laws, vs. state;

3. Do you really need to get permission from the ATF to transport across state lines?

4. How far ahead do you need to start planning if you do need ATF approval?

5. Does federal law trump state law when it comes to NFA items?
6. Loaning your items out - Is it ok to hand to the guy next to you at the range to let him try your silencer / SBR?

7. What about letting your wife or child use the item if they're not on your trust?

*****: What do you need to do to SBR an 80% lower

Joseph: If, hypothetically I have a trust that my wife doesn't know about right now and I add her later to the trust, what would she have to do to have access to the silencers or sbrs already owned in the trust?

Craig: What does it cost to set up a Gun Trust through them? Is it easy? How many people need to be on the trust?

Craig V: What's the difference between a single shot/Unlimited trust vs a NFA Gun Trust?(both of which Silencer shop offer)Also is there any difference in wait times for a SBR stamp vs a stamp for a can? Thanks again! You guys are my go-to source!

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AR-15 Podcast 208 - NRA 2017

Welcome to Episode #208 of the AR15 Podcast. On this episode JD and Reed talk about NRA 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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RTT - Giveaway - SBR - Anthony not included in the giveaway

Clear the Air:

1. Reed:  

2. JD:  STP Stratus Support Systems

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Main Topic:

NRA 2017

What’s new with firearms:

Integrally Suppressed Ruger 10/22 takedown barrel

Adaptive Tactical Shockwave Sidewinder

Zenith Z-5RS SB Classic

Daniel Defense DDWAVE 3D Printed Suppressor

                 Heckler & Koch Announces New Subcompact VP9SK

President Trump speaks

Illinois Legislative Scandal SB 1567

Adam Kraut

Carry Guard

NRA 2018

Dallas, TX
 

Feedback:

Zephyr R: Just started listening. Heard three so far. Always riding the old guy is getting old. It was funny at first, but you do it every show. Show some more respect for the old guy and his iron sights etc.

Tony S: I've been listening to the podcast for a few months now but haven't seen a new one in over a couple of weeks. Hope all is well.  Looking forward to hearing  from you guys soon.

Nathan J: I recently finished building a 6.5 Grendel and am now fine tuning some of the parts. I have a 24" barrel and installed an SLR Rifleworks adjustable gas block to help tune the gun to the specific loads to prevent over gassing and to create a better shooting experience (reduced recoil, etc.).

Question:

I have always been interested in the JP Enterprises Silent Captured Spring because I hate the twang of the standard buffer spring as well as other benefits it provides (smoother action, reduced recoil, etc). Based on my current setup JP Enterprises recommends that I purchase the H2 version for my rifle, but I am wondering how much of a difference this spring will make (especially considering the price) when used in conjunction with the adjustable gas block. There are obviously some benefits that it still provides such as a smoother action, but the adjustable gas block should help resolve any bolt bounce due to over gassing. I know that my question is subjective, but in your opinion is the smoother action and twang elimination worth the $200, or should I focus my funds and energy elsewhere?

Martin S: I am actually starting my first build. I have a DDV7 and a Midwest Industries Pistol, but 556. I bought my barrel for the build from Ballistic Advantage (TY JD.) It's an 8.3" Premium 300 BLK. I am applying for the SBR. My question is about handguard. Two questions. I am thinking of hiding much of the muzzle device in the handguard. Probably a cone type linear comp). Do you see a real downside to having a 8 or 10 inch handguard on an 8.3 inch barrel?

Second question--I am dabbling with the idea of getting a suppressor. Should I go with a wider hand guard so the suppressor could go in that handguard? I love the Midwest, thin hand guard. 1.5'OD. Lovely to hold (and iron sights mount great). They make a bigger one to accommodate suppressors. Just looking for second opinions. Thanks!!

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AR-15 Podcast 163 - Catching up with Mark Hanish with FNH USA

Welcome to Episode #163 of the AR15 Podcast. On tonight’s episode we get a chance to catch up with Mark Hanish with FN.  

NRA Show Listener Meet Up

Where:    Cardinal Hall of Fame Cafe

When:    Saturday May 21st at 7pm.

Jake tells us “If they can say "Ambidextrous" as well as I can I'll buy them a drink.”

 

Giveaway: New Frontier Armory 9mm Carbine

 

 

Main Topic:

 

Mark Hanish, Sr. Director of Commercial Sales with FNH USA

Military Collector Series

Competition

Outro:

ARP 121 - NRA Annual Meeting Review

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Welcome to Episode #121 of the AR15 Podcast. I’m your host Anthony Hardy and with me tonight is my ever faithful co-host, J.W. Ramp. This is the podcast about your favorite black rifle!  This show is for you; whether you're building your first AR or you’ve been building ARs for years. There is something we can all do to take our black rifle to the next level. Brownells helps make this show possible.

Don’t forget that Brownells, with their 100% lifetime satisfaction guarantee, is there for you anytime you have a problem, like when you can’t remove the taper pins from your new barrel to slip off the front sight base and you now have to find a new barrel.

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 Main Topic: NRA Annual Meeting 2015 - Nashville, TN

The trip up

Arrival: The House

Parking in Nashville

Backpack (preparedness seminar ensues)

Media Credentials

Walking the floor (9 acres)

 CMC Triggers

Sig

Magpul

North American Arms

            Daniel Defense

FrogLube: Larry Lasky

            SureFire

CMMG: MK 47

Vortex

Colt

HK

FNH

Trainers Update

America’s Rifle Challenge (sponsored by the NRA and Daniel Defense)

Otis Technology:

 March 23:  Chad Goeden

March 30:  Michael Sheldon

April 6: Nathan Sanders

April 13: Mike Mourer

 The fine folks at Otis Technology have sent over a mountain of rifle maintenance tools and cleaning kits for the AR-15 and AR-10.  We’ve been tasked with giving them away.  Watch for the special posts on Facebook and Instagram to get a chance to win some of the awesome products made by Otis Technology.  We’ll give away a complete MSR Cleaning kit in either 5.56 or 7.62 in the middle of each  month up until Christmas, when we’ll give away a complete Otis Technology Elite Cleaning System to one lucky listener.  During the alternating weeks, we’ll be giving away a host of Otis tools and cleaning supplies.

Feedback:

Bob L:  Reed, Thanks for all you do in producing an amazing podcast (cast & crew included).  I have listened since the beginning.   I know there is an endless amount of subject matter for our black rifles, but thought I would pass this on.

 A friend of mine who is an aeronautical engineer called me one day and asked if I would research the merits of the big bore AR 15's, after all I am retired and have more time, right?   Specifically, he was interested in the 458 SOCOM vs. the 450 Bushmaster.  I personally had no interest in either until I dug in and started learning about the two.   I think the stories of their development are incredibly interesting and think that some interviews with their respective developers would make great shows.  Tim LeGendre the creator of the 450 Bushmaster (450 Professional) is actively posting on the 450bushmaster.net forum under the call of "wildcatter" and I believe Tony Rumore of Tromix was involved in the Socom development, he is also on the same blog under tonyrumore.   I believe both would be willing.  Additionally, I believe the interviews would be of value just due to their historical significance.

 Some aspects; if SAAMI spec'd, parent cartridge, bullet differences, ammo availability and cost, max effective range, required components for conversion, pro and cons of straight walled case and bottled necked cases as well as recent changes to Michigan and Ohio hunting laws.

 Another interview I would love to listen to would be Bill Alexander on the development of the 6.5 Grendel and the 50 Beowulf.

 Loved the Faxon segment! Keep up the good work, thanks again.

DW Taylor:  I recently got bitten by the black rifle bug. I discovered your podcast right after you closed registration for the latest give-a-way. Missed it by THAT much… (Per Maxwell Smart. Yes, I am old)

 I appreciate the humble approach you take to your audience. We are all newbies at one time in this field. I would have left more feedback, but I can only do that on my mobile devices through my Facebook log on, and I do not have a Facebook account (don’t want one either).

 6.5 Grendel

I have not heard you speak much of this in the AR configuration. Pros, Cons, thoughts?  I am thinking about building an upper that I can use for deer this fall. I have heard this is a good round for larger game. You talk a lot about the 300 Blackout. How do they compare? Are they similar, totally different purpose & intent?

 Thanks for the weekly show. I haven’t missed one since I started. I listen on Stitcher and often download so I can listen on the plane as I fly to work.

Outro:

ARP 021 - From the NRA Annual Meeting

Welcome to episode #21 of the AR15 Podcast. I’m your host Greg Bakken. This is THEE podcast about youuurrrr favorite black rifle! This show is for you; whether you're building your first AR or you’ve been building ARs for years. There’s something we can all do to take our black rifle to the next level.

AR-15 Product of the Week:Tavor Rifle

Lone Wolf Distributors is hosting us at the NRA Show Booth #2555

Don’t forget to use the Lone Wolf Discount Code FRN for 10% off your next order!

Main Topic:

Next Level Training

15% Off Code - FRNNRA2013

Otis Cleaning Kit

B.O.N.E. tool

Outro:

AR 020 - In Anticipation of the NRA Annual Meeting

Intro:  Welcome to episode #20 of the AR15 Podcast. I’m your host Jake Challand with Co-host Reed Snyder. This is THEE podcast about youuurrrr favorite black rifle! This show is for you; whether you're building your first AR or you’ve been building ARs for years. There’s something we can all do to take our black rifle to the next level.

Function Tested the AR

AR15 Function Test

Shout Outs

  • David Hicks - Hicks Enterprises
  • Gregg - Test ammo
  • Reed - Bolt Carrier
  • Josh for sending the PMags

On my way to filming and releasing the videos

AR-15 Product of the Week:

NRA 2013 Mobile App

Listener Meetup Houston NRA Show Saturday May 4th 8:00pm

Lucky's Pub

801 St. Emanuel Houston, TX 77003

Lone Wolf Distributors is hosting us at the NRA Show Booth #2555

Don’t forget to use the Lone Wolf Discount Code FRN for 10% off your next order!

Main Topic:

NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits

Brown Enhanced Automatic Rifle

Recording the AR-15 podcast from the show floor

Listener Feedback:

Richard Jensen:  Hi, Jake - saw this on the Gunmart Blog.

http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showpost.php?p=10982758&postcount=1

Not sure how the ATF can claim the CNC machine has to be owned by an FFL (manufacturing) to do the machining.  Opinions?

Josh from Dallas:  Reed, I was considering a stainless 24\" .17hmr upper as a far future purchase, but I'm concerned about what you said about .17 hmr and semi-auto platforms. I could do without the AR, but was seriously considering trying to get Kel-Tec to make, or send me a .17hmr conversion kit (barrel, spring?) for a PMR 30. I think this would be a super cool pistol. The .22 mag is semi-appealing, but the hot little .17 would be really cool if it functioned on the same platform. What issues have you heard of concerning the .17 and semi-autos? Don't crush my dreams man. I really wanted that pistol design to work. I just email Kel-Tec yesterday.

iTunes Review:

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