AR-15 Podcast - Loose Rounds SHOT Show Round Up

Welcome episode 3 of “Loose Rounds!”  The Firearms Radio Network’s own Tony Simon from 2A For Everyone & Mark Kexel of Mad Dog Weapons Systems joins the round table to discuss the latest SHOT Show and the latest goings on in the firearms world.

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Miscellaneous notes and updates to listeners

What’s up with the guys?





Story Time with J.D. “Fan Mail Edition”

Flash Traffic

SHOT Show Winners….


Hornady - 6.5 cartridges

Starline - Rifle Brass -


BCG’s and Extensions

Parts innovation

KNS Precision - Adjustable AK gas


Keltec - RFB

Tavor 7 - 7.62 Nato

ZRODelta - Genesis Z9

Reed and JD:

Geissele Automatics, LLC  Rem 700 Trigger & URGI Upper

SIG SAUER P365 & RX Series

Brownells, Inc. Retro Rifles

S.W.O.R.D. International MK-18 & MK-17

Lewis Machine & Tool Company (LMT) MARS

ZRO Delta Genesis Z9

Fortis Manufacturing License Lower

Otis Technology  Mission Critical MC-10 Cleaning system

IWI US TS-12, SBR & Tavor 7

ODIN Works  RAGNA Forend

Velocity Triggers - MPC Series

Black Rain Ordnance Inc. Left Handed AR & Cerakote Work

Aero Precision - Suppressor

Individual Awards…

Best Hang - Mad Dog Weapon Systems, Inc. Crew

Best Display - Nick from New Frontier Armory rotating display.

Best Patch - Aero Precision

Best Meal - Juan's Flaming Fajitas & Cantina

Funniest Moment - The Firearms Insider asking our waitress for a picture.

Grumpiest Team Member - J.D.

The First Annual "Kent Pretentious, Unprofessional, and Annoying" Award goes to....

SHOT Show impressions from Mark and Tony

cmctriggersSomeone decided they wanted to be the first to own our @cmctriggers SILVER GLOCK BARREL and take it home from @shotshow. Funny thing is, there’s only 1 and it wasn’t for sale! Help us spread the word! We’d love to see it back in our mailbox at the Shop. Be decent and return it, we know it was an ‘accident’. You can’t even show it off to your friends 🤷🏻‍♀️#runcmc #runcmctriggers #cmcbarrels #stickyfingers #shotshow #glockbarrels #pleasesenditback

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Franklin Armory Reformation

Americans who practice yoga contribute to white supremacy, Michigan State University professor claims

Teen shot in head after new internet challenge goes wrong


Policing Brass:

AR-15 Podcast - Media Day at the Range SHOT Show 2018

Welcome to this episode of the AR-15 Podcast. On this episode the guys sit down and talk about their impressions from Media Day at the Range for SHOT Show 2018.

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Media Day at the Range


                URGI Upper

                Remington 700 Trigger

Adams Arms

                P Series Rifles

                Piston 6.5 Creedmoor

Cobalt Kinetics

                XL Series in 308 and 6.5 Creedmoor


                Complete Classic ARs


                .224 Valkyrie


                509 Pistol

                Combo Colors

                Pistol AR

Franklin Armory

                Reformation SBR

                Binary Trigger


                Victory Ammunition Line for Classic Rifles

                                .30-06, .30 Carbine, .45 ACP, and 12 Gauge


                Tavor S12 Shotgun

                SBR X95

                Tavor 7- 308


                H9 and H9A




                Mars System

Unique AR

SWORD International

                M18- .338 Lapua AR-10 style rifle

                M17- AR-10 platform (.308, .270, 6.5 Creedmoor)

Dead Air- Suppressors


                Off the shelf custom grade rifles

Aero Precision

                New Suppressor line from VG-6

Battle Arms Development





                TRP 10mm


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AR-15 Podcast 197 - SHOT Show 2017 Day 1

Welcome to Episode #197 of the AR15 Podcast. On this episode we’re talking about day 1 of SHOT 2017.

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

RTT - Giveaway

Trump Lower for Inauguration

Main Topic:  

RTT Firearms

X-Products- Can Cannon

Brigand Arms Carbon Fiber Handguards

Elftmann Tactical- Ambi Safety and Drop in triggers

Aero Precision/ Ballistic Advantage

    Barrels- 6.5 Creedmoor

Unique AR- Custom Handguards

SWORD International

Cobalt Kinetics

    Chris Kyle guns

    Keith Garcia Shooting Team Captain

    Anthony was right about about the forward assists

New Frontier Armory

Alexander Arms


    Barrels from Dracos

    Optimus PDW Stock

Brownells- A1 Build

Otis Technologies-  

Biodegradable Chemicals

Patriot Single Caliber cleaning kits


ARP 133 - SHOT Show Interviews

Welcome to Episode #133 of the AR15 Podcast. I’m pulling a few interviews from the SHOT 2015 archive to share with you, because we didn’t get a chance to listen to them this winter and on the last show, Rob mentioned some of the cool stuff that Sword International was up to. We want to let you know about a new source of cool products!  Go to to pre-order the Huckleberry patch and buy FRN stickers.

Main Topic

SWORD International, McCarran, NV

Rob, Production Manager

Craig “Sawman” Sawyer

Navy SEAL Sniper

5 Seasons of Top Shot

Operator Suppression Systems

Sean Buchanan

1st SFG, Sig Sauer

Otis Technology:

May 25: @msr300blk

May 31:  Billy W. - @bigbiller on Instagram

June 7: Chris Inouye

June 14: David Michaelson

June 21: Daniel McElwain

June 28: Rick Rasnic

July 5: Roger Morris!

July 12: Jesse Losey

July 19: Luis Chavez

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.


Erik Olsen is running a fundraiser for Camp Hope at the Chris Neal Farm by selling Disabled Vet Patches online.

Camp Hope is dedicated to honoring the fallen by helping the wounded. Created by Gold Star parents, William "Mike" and Galia White, the 170-acre farm located 70 miles southeast of Lambert-St. Louis Airport in Missouri, was created to honor the memory of their son. Pfc Christopher Neal White, a 23-year-old Marine, was tragically killed in action in Al Anbar, Iraq on June 20, 2006.

Camp Hope provides FREE outdoor adventures to combat wounded veterans of the War on Terror and active-duty combat-wounded Soldiers, Marines, Airmen and Sailors.

The mission of Camp Hope is to allow wounded warriors the opportunity to participate in outdoor activities with dignity - to not think about what they "can't" do, only to think what they want to do. Soldiers can shoot skeet, hunt turkey and deer, fish, hike, explore the country, or relax around the ever-burning firepit.

More than 42,000 Soldiers have been wounded in the War on Terror. Camp Hope is committed to letting them heal through nature. Since 2007, dozens of Soldiers - male and female, representing all branches of the military, from across the country, have experienced, enjoyed, and sought solace at Camp Hope.

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