PTS 022 – Shotguns with Chaos311Clarity and Sam from RangeTime

Chaos and Sam join us this week to talk about home defense with shotguns, how to build a shotgun for home defense, the MechArmor TacOps-1 Charging HandlesBCM KMRSpool Tool, and the Silencer Co Osprey.  

Show Theme: Office Space

Practically Tactical - Episode 22

Hosts: HandGunNewbie(Nick), WalkerArmory(Matt)



Sam From RangeTime

Our first special guest of the evening is Sam from Range Time. Sam is well known as a YouTube Celebrity with Cory and Erika. Once, the printer at Sam’s work gave him a PC load letter error, and he got so frustrated with it that he took it out back and demolished the printer with HIS BARE FISTS. Whaaaaaaaats happenin Sam?


HGN: Thanks for joining us this week. For all of our listeners out there, this weeks show we will be talking about home defense and mindset, shotguns, lots of shotguns,  MechArmor TacOps-1 Charging HandlesBCM KMRSpool Tool, and the Silencer Co Osprey.


HGN: As usual, your co-hosts for this evening are myself and Matt. I’ll be honest with you guys...I love Michael Bolton. I love his music, I do. I’m a Michael Bolton fan. For my money, I don’t know if it gets any better than when he sings “When a Man Loves a Woman”. Matt, what’s your favorite song of his?

WA: Hmm...I dunno….I guess I like them all. So I was sitting in my cubicle today, and I realized, ever since I started working, every single day of my life has been worse than the day before it. So that means that every single day that you see me, that’s the worst day of my life.


WA’s Segment - We need to talk about your flair...

Alright guys...we need to’s about your flair...or lack of flair...let me ask you a question HandgunNewbie...what do you think of a person who only does the bare minimum.

  • How did you get into firearms?

  • How did you end up in the military?

    • What did you do in the military?

  • After the military?

  • What made you decide to become a firearms instructor?

  • Chaos

    • We’ve had you on our show once before...but basically you have an awesome YouTube channel with lots of guns and shooting…and a shotty lover!

      • Can you give us a little intro about yourself and how you got started into all this shenanigans and what you do?


HGN’s Segment - PC Load Letter? WTF Does That Mean?

Alright guys lets move on to our segment called PC Load Letter. I don’t even know what it means. Jon, you were an IT guy, can you fix this or should we just take it out back and beat it to hell with a baseball bat?


You are a big proponent of shotguns for home defense, why?

  • Are They Best For Home Defense?
  • Shotgun Setup?
  • Barrel Length?
  • Sights?
  • Optics?
  • Pump vs Semi-Auto
  • Shotgun Training?
  • What are your thoughts on pistol grips on shotgun to keep the shotgun closer to your body for retention?
  • Ammo For Self Defense?




HGN’s Segment: Live Audience Questions -

In this segment we will be fielding questions from our Live YouTube audience. Want to get your questions answered live? Visit for upcoming episodes and times! Also, feel free to email with your question!


WA’s Segment: Whose gun line is it anyways?


  • Is the Kel-Tec KSG a good home defense shotgun?
  • Is running a weapon mounted light on your pistol better than holding a light?
  • Is a shotgun the most effective home defense firearm?
  • Is Chaos attractive to you?
  • Is the .380 auto suitable for self defense?
  • Are you a better pistol shooter than Cory?


  • Is the Forest City Tactical Delta holster a great OWB holster?
  • Are polymer lowers good for building a reliable AR?
  • Have you ever gotten so mad because someone stole your stapler that you burned down an office building?
  • Is the titanium Beretta 93r the best handgun ever made?
  • Does Lehigh Defense make the best self defense ammo?
  • Last time we had FourGuysGuns on the show, Whitey claimed that Ebbs was a better kisser than that true?


Double Tap:

  • What is your favorite handgun?
  • What is your favorite rifle?
  • What is your favorite shotgun?
  • What is your favorite red dot non-magnified optic?
  • What is your favorite caliber?
  • What is the best CLP?
  • If you had to pick one, would it be an SBR or a Suppressed Rifle?
  • If you could build an AR in any caliber other than 5.56, what caliber would it be?
  • What is your favorite Michael Bolton Song?
  • What is your most wanted handgun to shoot that you haven’t yet?
  • What is your most wanted rifle to shoot that you haven’t yet?


1: Favorite Store - Applehaus

2: Mythical Creature - Kathula

3: type of music - heavy metal

4: name something in a park - water fountain

5: worst Gun ever - Sigma

6: favorite color - flecktarn

7: Number- 3

8: body part - d**k

9: celebrity - jeff bloovman

10: gift you would give to your mother on valentines day - utter devotion

11: best quality in a woman - boobs


Sam and Chaos were exiting the (1) store  when suddenly an evil (2) appeared from no-where. Sam and Chaos knew that this situations wasn’t going to end well. Sam thought back to his time training with the asian (3) dance team and used instructed Chaos to follow him to seek cover behind a (4) and un-holstered their (5) from concealment under their matching (6) turtleneck sweaters. They knew this had to end quickly as they didn’t want to get their favorite shirts dirty. So on the count of (7), they exited from behind the (4) and both started dual wielding their (5). They killed (2) in a flurry of bullets with a critical strike to the (8) and they saved (9), who in turn rewarded them with (10). The day was saved and all was good thanks to Sam and Chaos’s (11)



HGN’s Segment - Red Swingline Stapler

Let’s move on to our next segment Red Swingline Stapler. In this segment we will talk the latest industry news in staplers. Or maybe some firearm gear. Guess we will see.

HGN: MechArmor TacOps-1 Charging Handles


WA: Spool Tool

Chaos: Silencer Co Osprey


WA’s Segment: Burning down the office

We’re gonna end tonights show by all gathering around in the parking lot watching as our office building burns down to the ground and Milton walks away. So let’s move on to our last segment of the show, Burning down the office.  This is the part of the show where it’s time to start wrapping up another episode of Practically Tactical. Sam and Chaos, Thank you so much for coming onto our show this week. So let’s take some time now to discuss what we have coming up with each of us in the near future and where you can find us on the mysterious interwebs...

WA: Well everyone, I run a gun YouTube channel as WalkerArmory as well as a Facebook page and all of the other tweeter instagram social media sites so be sure to go check those out..we’re always working on stuff and adding new videos and posts over there. I’ve got a lot of footage still to edit and a TON of videos and reviews still to go out and shoot. So make sure and subscribe to me on YouTube and all of the other social media sites at WalkerArmory to stay up to date with us. HGN What about you?

HGN: I will be doing some shotgun videos and a TON of product reviews coming up. Jennifer Young and I also have a secret love affair going on with the Mech Armor Defense giant handles. So, if you haven’t arleady, go check me out on YouTube under HandgunNewbie and you can also find me on facebook, twitter and instragram, all under handgunnewbie as well.

HGN: We really want your feedback here at Practically Tactical, please send any compliments, feedback, guest suggestions, or your red swingline stapler reviews to If you have any negative feedback, someone said something incorrect, or you want help with your TPS reports or PC Load Letter errors, please email

Well as always guys, thank you for tuning in and listening to us, as we greatly appreciate you guys and we’ll see you next week for another episode of Practically Tactical!


PTS 018 - Armed Dynamics and RangeTime

Jeff Bloovman with Armed Dynamics and Sam Cummins from RangeTime share their ancient training and medicinal secrets with us while we talk all sorts of lighting, gear, and guns! 1780162_672433472803492_777885995_o (1)

Practically Tactical - Episode 18

Date: March 5, 2015

Start Time: 7PM CST

Hosts: HandGunNewbieWalkerArmory


Jeff Bloovman

Website: YouTube Channel: Facebook Page:

Sam Cummins

Website: YouTube Channel: Facebook Page:


HGN: Welcome to Practically Tactical! This is our LIVE show streaming to you from the Earth Realm created by the Elder Gods!  This week’s show theme is the movie MORTAL COMBAT - READY FIGHT!

Our first special guest of the evening is Jeff Bloovman. He is known for his firearm instructions based out of Philly, his amazing hair that is made out of real ghost and a metal that came from the outer world, and his finishing move is taking a high point .45 and then unloading it and beating you to death with it.

WA: The other special guest we have on the show is Sam Cummins from RangeTime with Cory and Erika. Sam is known being the good looking one on the channel, dual welding sigmas during training classes, and his finish move involves bring you to Indiana to freeze to death. FATALITY!

 HGN: This weeks show we will be talking about MS Clean Kit, Raven Concealment Pocket Clip,  HSGI M3T.

WA: For the new listeners, Practically Tactical is a show about guns, gear, and shooting, where each week we feature a special guest or two and usually a guest co-host.

HGN: Lets start by introducing myself. I run a YouTube channel and Facebook page, both called handgunnewbie. My parents abandoned me at an arcade when I was younger and I taught myself self defense through countless hours of playing mortal combat! As usual, I am joined by my co-host Matt. Hows it going Matt?

WA: Hey Everyone I’m Matt from the WalkerArmory...I am your lovely co-host for this fine evening...I also run a gun youtube channel at the WalkerArmory as well as a facebook page. Also, in 2005 I was runner up in the world championship Mortal Kombat showdown but was later disqualified when I tested positive for drinking an excessive amount of red bull of which the judges say gave me an unfair edge in hitting rapid special moves.


 WA’s Segment - ROUND ONE..FIGHT

Our first segment of tonight is called, ROUND ONE..FIGHT. So in this segment, we are actually going to skip the “get to know ya” part as you can get all the information on our two firearms trainers, Jeff who was on episode 1 and Sam who was on episode 13! OK guys, lets get this fight started!

  • Jeff, during Episode 1 you talked about a “Personal Protection Plan” but we weren’t able to really get into it much. Can you talk about what that is?
  • FBI Stats - More Than 1 Attacker
  • Personal Protection Plan encompasses all the things you do to keep yourself safe.  This includes: less lethal options, firearm skills, knife skills, ground fighting skills, practiced verbalization, vehicle tactics and safe driving procedures to name a few.  (you don’t have to fill anything in Jeff, these are just what we will cover)
  • Main Firearm Goes Down, What next?
  • Hand To Hand
  • Knife?
  • Second Firearm?
  •  Evaluating where you go most in regards to how you carry?
  • (Home depot [long shooting lanes] vs. Walmart [tight isles])
  •  Escalation of Force
  • Stages?
  • How important are verbal commands?
  •  EDC/Mindset In Gun Free Zone?
  •  Home Defense?
  • Shotgun, Pistol, Rifle?
  • Light vs. Laser
  • Jeff Ep 1 you talked about knowing your house and angles…
  • What about low Low Light? Jeff, I know you specialize in this. Can you tell how the game



HGN’s Segment: Live Audience Questions -



HGN’s Segment - FATALITY

Alright guys lets move on to our segment called FATALITY. Or lack there of. In this segment we are going to be talking about some medical fundamentals, gear, and training. In this segment we will be joined by Greg!

During this segment we will talk about all things medical.

  • Why?
  • What is the importance and why carry medical?
  • What should be carried?
  • If we want to assemble our own MedKit what should be included? (quick clot and tourniquet or just bandaids and neosporin - how prepared should we be for injuries?)
  • Medical Training
  • How
  • What?


WA’s Segment: Rapid Fire

Alright to move on to our next segment, RAPID FIRE. The rules of this segment are simple: I will ask you a series of questions and you answer yes or no..there are no explanations allowed...simply a yes or no. Here we go.


  • Are shotguns more fun to shoot than pistols?
  • Are shotguns more effective than pistols?
  • Is the .380 a suitable cartridge for self-defense?
  • Does your hair always look this good?
  • Is it better to aim for center mass shots rather than headshots for self defense?
  • Does being a trainer automatically upgrade you to “Operator” status?
  • If you COULD carry an automatic handgun, would you?
  • Do you have flip up sights on your rifle?


  • Do you like flip up AR sights better than fixed A2 style sights?
  • Do you like to play with your flip up sights?
  • Are you a better shot than Cory at 300 yards with a rifle that uses flip up sights?
  • Has your beard ever gotten caught in your flip up sights?
  • Have you ever played with flip up sights during a podcast?
  • Have you ever tried flip up sights on a pistol?
  • Would you recommend running a magnified optic on top of a rifle...with flip up sights at a 45 degree cant?
  • Does your flip up sights co-witness with your red dot?
  • Have you ever broken a flip up sight?
  • Do flip up sights make you a better shooter?


HGN’s Segment -  Kitana’s fan blades

Let’s move on to our next segment where we’re going to talk about some gear that we got this week or saw this week that impressed us that is so awesome it rivals Kitana’s fan blades from Mortal Kombat.

WA: MS Clean Kit

Jeff: Raven Concealment Pocket Clip



Additional Topics:

  •  Big Dots/Post&Notch/Red Dots
  • Less Than Lethal Options
  • What, Why, and How To Use


Segment: Live Audience Questions

In this segment we will be fielding questions from our Live YouTube audience. Want to get your questions answered live? Visit for upcoming episodes and times.


WA’s Segment:FINISH HIM!!!

Lets move on to our last segment, FINISH HIM!!! We’re gonna finish this show off with some of our specialty moves and talk about what we have released and what we have coming up on each of our channels...

Jeff: More videos and classes.  RangeTime TS, Knoxville, Palmyra PA, Philly



PTS 013- Sam Cummins from RangeTime and BigTexOutdoors

Sam Cummins from RangeTime and Ike from BigTexOutdoors join us in discussing firearms instruction, EDC gear, cerakote, blowout kits, and G2 Rip Ammo.

Practically Tactical - Episode 13

Date: January 29, 2013

Start Time: 7PM CST

Hosts: HandGunNewbie, WalkerArmory


Sam Cummins From Range Time

RangeTime's Facebook

RangeTime YouTube Channel

Special Co-Host:

Ike From Big Tex Outdoors

BigTexOudoors' Facebook 

BigTexOutdoors YouTube Channel

HGN: Good evening and welcome to Practically Tactical Episode 13! The Practically Tactical show is where we talk with our guests about guns, gear, shooting and the industry advancements in laser weapons technology in a galaxy far far away.

WA:  Starting this week, we will be incorporating a theme for each week’s show. This week, our theme is star wars! May the force be with you!

WA: Tonight’s show features Sam Cummins as our guest. Sam is firearms instructor with Range Time Tactical based out of Lewis, Indiana, a former marine, a part time Duck Dynasty Impersonator, and currently a YouTube Celebrity on the Channel cory07ink.

HGN: We also have a special co-host on this week as well. We have on Ike from BigTexOutdoors. Ike is a certified NRA instructor, a Texas CHL instructor, competitive shooter, and calls his home on the interwebz. He also thought star wars was real until the age of 15 when he kissed his sister.


HGN: I will start us off, my name is HandgunNewbie. I run a gun youtube channel, full time jabba the hutt impersonator, and HAN SHOT FIRST!! As usual, I am joined by my co-host Matt. Hows it going Matt?

WA: Hey Everyone I’m Matt from the WalkerArmory...I am your lovely co-host for this fine evening...I also run a gun youtube channel at the WalkerArmory as well as a facebook page. I enjoy long walks on the beach, shooting pistol competitions, and am constantly honing my lightsaber skills in hopes of one day being accepted into the jedi council


 HGN’s Segment - These aren’t the droids you’re looking for

So in this segment, we learn a little bit about our guests on tonight’s show.

  • Sam can you tell us about your background?

    • Did you grow up around guns?

    • How did you get into firearms?

    • Role marines played in your firearm growth?

    • How did you get involved with Cory and Erica?

  • Ike can you tell us about your background?

    • Did you grow up around guns?

    • How did you get into firearms?

    • I see you and Matt managed to marry women who like to shoot. What was your trick?


WA’s Segment - Jedi Training Academy

Alright guys lets move on to our segment called Jedi Training Academy. During this segment we will talk about firearms training and tactics. We will also discuss the training we have taken, what we have learned, and how they are incorporated them into our daily lives. We’ll also discuss the how the Empire may have been more prevalent and taken over had the storm troopers received proper training with their blaster pistols.

So Sam...could you have taught the Storm Troopers how to shoot a freaking blaster pistol? Cause they couldn’t hit anything!

  • Why don’t you tell us your roll at Range Time Tactical exactly?
  • What classes do you guys offer?
  • What makes your training stand out?


For Discussion

  • How does a trainer train?
  • What approach does a trainer take when at a class?
  • What classes have you personally taken with other instructors?
  • What classes do you still want to take/people you want to train with?


HGN, you recently went and took a basic pistol class with Range Time Tactical...what was your experience with them and what did you learn?

Sam and Ike...what is the importance of someone taking professional training, as in with someone like yourself, vs. learning the ways of the gun by watching all the other obvious “experts” on youtube


IKE: Special Co-Host Segment: Boba Fett Special - our contract co-host bounty hunter

I’m going to talk a little about Cerakote. like how it’s applied and FAQs that we get.

  • How is Cerakote applied?
  • How durable is it?
  • What can be Cerakoted?
  • Can scopes be done?


WA’s Segment: Rapid Fire

Alright guys that sound means it’s time to move on to our next segment, RAPID FIRE. The rules of this segment are simple: I will ask you a series of questions and you answer yes or no..there are no explanations allowed...simply a yes or no. Here we go.

Sam - you are up first...are you ready?

  • Is a RMR or similar red dot sight suitable for a self-defense handgun?
  • Are you are a better singer than Erica?
  • Is the .380 a suitable cartridge for self-defense?
  • Is the M&P line better than the Glock line?
  • Do you enjoy duck hunting with your uncle Si?
  • Is .223/5.56 better than 7.62x39?
  • Can a guy without a beard be tactical?
  • Can a woman?
  • Do chicks dig vans?

Ike now it’s your turn...are you ready?

  • Are Sigs your favorite handguns?
  • Is your wife is a better shot than you?
  • Is Rand CLP better than FrogLube?
  • Do you like to get high on cerakote fumes?
  • Is Stippling better than grip tape?
  • Is the State of Texas better than the United States?


HGN’s Segment: Live Audience Questions - It’s a TRAP!

In this segment we will be fielding questions from our Live YouTube audience.


HGN’s Segment - Watto’s Junk Yard

Let’s move on to our next segment called, Watto’s Junk Yard. In this segment we talk about building Podracers, keeping little boys as slaves or guns and gear. Your choice.

BTO:  I’d like to talk about EDC besides just your gun and extra magazine. Like what else should you carry? (knife, light, etc….)

SAM: I want to stress the importance of having some type of trauma response kit on your person, in your car, at the range, at all times somewhere immediately accessible. Not a ‘booboo’ kit, but a dedicated kit geared towards treating the three main causes of death in “battlefield” trauma. Massive Hemorrhage, Obstructed airway, and tension pneumothorax. I’ll cover how that should tie into your “EDC” system.

Additional Topics:

G2Rip - Cliff Brown, G2 Research President “we wanted to create an effective one-shot manstopper.”

YouTube Video of G2 Rip Ammo


Segment: Live Audience Questions 

In this segment we will be fielding questions from our Live YouTube audience. Want to get your questions answered live? Visit for upcoming episodes and times.


WA’s Segment: Return of the Jedi

Lets move on to our last segment called, RETURN OF THE JEDI. This is the segment where we end our show celebrating with Ewoks and ghosts of the jedi masters. Just kidding.

IKE:     We’re wanting to add a lot more “how-to” videos like disassembly/ re-assembly videos. also look for more gun and gear reviews. KSG review is coming soon! Also we’re going to be doing a Cerakote series. Basically taking you through the whole process of how we cerakote a firearm showing off all our equipment and tools and also showing off a few projects we have going on.

We also want to do some durability test videos.

Sam: We have some really well priced body armor from two different companies that we will be testing very soon. We have an active giveaway going right now for a Glock 42 in partnership with Top Guns here in Terre Haute, IN. See our facebook page / check the video for details on how to enter. We’ll continue the training on a budget video series we have been doing as well as some more in depth video on the fundamentals of handgun shooting. Come train with us this year, the full schedule is up at We are also hosting Costa Ludus in May, Armed Dynamics in July, and Haley Strategic in September. (I can expand on all those classes too if you’d like.)