TLP 312 - Trains, Plans & Lead Heads

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Welcome back to episode 312 of the Talking Lead Podcast. Lefty has gathered another YouTube Live panel full of Lead Heads to help narrow down the list of nominations for the pilot of the Lead Head Brigade Hero's Lead Force One plane. Joining Lefty this episode from all around the USA are Lead Heads Amber, Marc, Kennith, Jason, Eric & Michael. A fun episode just for you the listener full of Jackwagons & LHB Heroes. We give away the last ASP USA XT-DF flashlight kit and announce the next Glock webstore gift code giveaway contest. Tune in and get "Leaducated"

TLP 311 - Author Jack Carr: True Believer

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“Leaducating The Unleaducated” since 2012

Welcome back to the 311th episode of the Talking Lead Podcast. This episode Lefty is joined by fellow Lead Head Jason Farmer. Also helping Lefty host this week is friend of the show, former Navy SEAL sniper and also a fellow Lead Head, Charlie Melton. Our very special guest is author, former Navy SEAL sniper and avid outdoorsman Jack Carr. Jack talks about his wildly popular first book The Terminal List and his new release for 2019 True Believer.

After the guys take care of a few deserving Jackwagons and honor some new Lead Head Brigade Heroes during the Taking Lead "Trains & Planes" segment we get to know Jack on a more down-to-earth level by hitting him with the famous Talking Lead "New Guy" line of questions. Jack talks about his first time shooting a bb gun and his first rimfire rifle. Jack shares how being a Navy SEAL was always a goal of his and what serving in the military meant to him. Find out who Jack would like to spend time with at the range, his answer is surprising, and lots more about the man-behind-the-books by listening to the show now.

TLP 310 - The Maxim PDX & Tales From 7th Cavalry

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“LEADUCATING THE UNLEADUCATED” since 2012

We are back Lead Heads bringing the "Leaducation" to the masses! This episode Lefty has David Larson with Maxim Defense on to talk about their new 18.75" subcompact personal defense firearm the PDX. Also this episode we have two former members of the Army's 3-7th Cavalry sharing some lighter stories during their service from the Iraq War.

TLP 309 - Honor Flight: A Tour With Honor

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“Leaducating the Unleaducated” since 2012

Your Leaducation continues with another episode of the Talking Lead Podcast. In this episode joining Lefty is Nick Dooley of Dooley Defense and Abby Bartosh with Midwest Honor Flight. Midwest Honor Flight is a non-profit, 100% volunteer organization in Northwest Iowa, South Dakota, and Southwest Minnesota dedicated to providing Veterans with honor, respect, and closure with an all-expense-paid trip to Washington D.C. to visit those memorials dedicated to honor the service and sacrifices of themselves and to fellow Veterans.

Trains & Planes

Jackwagons: This week's Talking Lead Jackwagon Train hauls off a woman terrorizing her local DMV , Meth gators, a Democrat from Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District and more.
Lead Head Brigade Heroes: Lead Force One zooms in to pick up some honorable passengers. Making the Plane this week is a Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day, a 61-Year-Old disabled man defends his life against Craiglist predators, a Navy SEAL that put actions to beliefs and more.

TLP 308 - Camp Patriot

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“LEADUCATING THE UNLEADUCATED” since 2012

Welcome back to the Talking Lead Podcast! This episode Lefty is joined by Marcus Kahn of Modern Spartan Systems and Micah Clark, founder of Camp Patriot Disabled Veteran Outdoor Adventures. Before Micah tells us about all the great programs Camp Patriot facilitates the guys call in the Talking Lead Jackwagon Train to get rid of some Jackwagons and then Lead Force 1 zooms in to pickup a new batch of Lefty's Heroes. Find out who made the Train and who made the Plane. Lefty announces more Lead Head winners and a new Modern Spartan Systems contest!

CAMP PATRIOT

Purchased in October of 2014, and located in a remote corner of Northwest Montana, the Camp Patriot Veteran Retreat Ranch is a one-of-kind facility dedicated to wounded and disabled veterans of all generations. The ranch encompasses over 90 acres of bucolic fields, pine forest and has access to a spring fed lake and the Yaak River. Guests of the ranch are offered an authentic Montana back-country experience tempered with modern day luxuries. 

TLP 307 - Snipers, Scientists & Flag Etiquette

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“LEADUCATING THE UNLEADUCATED” since 2012

Welcome back to the Talking Lead Podcast where we "Leaducate The Unleaducated"! This episode Navy SEAL sniper Charlie Melton joins Lefty to talk about his second attempt at the World's record for longest rifle shot at 6500 yards. Also joining the conversation is World famous rifle and ammunition maker Brad Stair of Performance Guns, Guy Connor President of Southwest Telephone & Fortem Tactical and J-Mack with Riton Optics.

The gang has a good time with this weeks Talking Lead Jackwagon Train and with the new segment Talking Lead Lead-Force 1 Plane. Find out who made the Train and who made the Plane! TLP 307 - Snipers, Scientists & Flag Etiquette

TLP 305 - Glock Updates, A New Segment & More Giveaways

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“Leaducating The Unleaducated” since 2012

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We are back with another Talking Lead Leadcast! In this episode we have Corey Jones with Glock Inc. joining Lefty. It's been about a year since we talked Glock so Corey gets us caught up on all the latest Glock news and products that we might have missed out on. Everything from the Glock Slimline, to the Glock 19x, G43x & G45, to their US Customs & Border contract, Team Glock, and Glock's new spokesperson, Chuck Norris! We announce the winning names for Talking Lead's newest segment that you Lead Heads voted on and lots more so tune in!

TLP 304 - AK KORNER Part 12: PSA AK-V 9mm

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“LEADUCATING THE UNLEADUCATED”

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Happy Father's Day weekend and Welcome back to the Season 1 Finale of the Talking Lead AK Korner. To round out Season 1 of the AK Korner Lefty and Shwell invite the gang from Palmetto State Armory to talk about their line of AK-47s that appeal to the blue collar wallet but deliver a white collar quality product. Chad Wylie, CEO of Palmetto State Armory and Colton Sons Senior Engineer join us to talk details about PSA's AK rifles and pistols to include their new generation 3 AK-47, the AK-P and the wildly popular AK-V 9mm pistol variation. Chad and Colton also tease us with some pretty sweet news on up coming projects that include a 7.62x39 RPK clone!

We have had an amazing first season learning about the AK-47 rifle and it's counterparts with great guests like Jim Fuller with Rifle Dynamics, Brian Keeney with Occam Defense and Vincent Buckles with Mesa Kinetic Research. Top tier trainers like Travis Haley with Haley Strategic Partners , James Yeager with Tactical Response and historians and gurus like Jeff Kirkham with Ready Man Network, Marco Vorobeiv former Soviet Spetsnaz and David Fortier author Book Of The AK-47. The Talking Lead AK Korner Season 2 will be even better!

TLP 303 - America's Mighty Warriors: Debbie Lee

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“Leaducating The Unleaducated” since 2012

Welcome back to the Talking Lead Podcast. Home of the Lead Head Brigade. On the sunset of Memorial Day and the 75th anniversary of D-Day we continue honoring our service men and women by inviting a very special guest to join us, Debbie Lee. Debbie Lee is the founder of America's Mighty Warriors.

America’s Mighty Warriors mission is to honor the sacrifices of our troops and the fallen and their families by providing programs that improve quality of life, resiliency and recovery. Debbie is an author, public speaker and political activist who has traveled the nation telling Petty Officer 2nd Class Marc Alan Lee's, her son, amazing story and advocating for our troops, their families and families of the fallen.

Lefty's special co-host this week is Guy Connor with Fortem Tactical/Southwest Telephone. Guy and his companies strongly support America's Might Warriors and have commissioned a custom .50 cal rifle that commemorates Marc Lee's rifle he used while in service and will be auctioned during the 2020 SHOT Show to raise funds for AMW.

TLP 302 - Jackwagon Train Overload & 75th D-Day Anniversary

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“Leaducating The Unleaducated” since 2012

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Thanks for tuning in to another episode of the Talking Lead Podcast! Our Talking Lead email in-box was jam-packed with Jackwagon nominations this week, more than Lefty could handle alone so he enlisted the services of a few good Lead Heads to lend a hand.

Lead Heads Nick, Pearce and Austin join Lefty for a special listener appreciation show to help with the Talking Lead Jackwagon Train and honor some well deserving WWII veterans in remembrance of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. We announce the next 300th Episode Celebration giveaway contest, a .22 silencer, and lots more so listen in!

TLP 301 - John Wick 3 Talk with Keith Garcia & Chad Enos

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KEITH GARCIA TRAINING KEANU REEVES FOR JOHN WICK 3 PARABELLUM

Listen for Giveaway details! Welcome back to another episode of the Talking Lead Podcast! Co-hosting with Lefty to continue our 300th episode celebration is Captain of Team Kel-Tec, Chad Enos (aka: Gray Bush). Our special guest this week is firearms instructor, Team Safariland Captain and Law Enforcement Officer, Keith Garcia (aka: The Silver Fox). The guys talk about the status of Competition Shooting sports, Keith talks about his time training Keanu Reeves for the 3rd installment of the John Wick series and more. Before the guys get into talking John Wick 3 the Gunny rolls in with the Talking Lead Jackwagon Train. We are still looking for a name to call those honorary Lead Heads doing good deeds in our World and what their vehicle will be.

TLP 300 - Dual The Fun: 300th Episode Celebration Kickoff

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Welcome back to the 300th episode of the Talking Lead Podcast, a "DUAL" part episode! Part 1: As we reach another mile stone in our podcasting journey we add another segment to the podcast. To help name the new segment Lefty brings in a panel made up completely of listeners, the Lead Head Brigade. By holding a Lead Head Brigade YouTube "live" session we narrow down the list of names and vehicles Lead Heads have suggested to use for the "opposite of a Jackwagon" segment.

Part 2: Lefty has been testing out a variety of dual fuel flashlights over the past few months. Joining Lefty in 300 Part 2 is Michael Hess with ASP-Armament Systems & Procedures. Michael talks about ASP's Garda, Scribe and XT-DF duty light. We discuss the importance of dual fuel, flash light ratings, new ASP products and Michael hits us with a new Talking Lead Fact To Fight The Myth. Plus we announce a new social media giveaway contest where three Lead Heads will win an ASP XT-DF duty light and kit.

TLP 299 - AK KORNER Part 11: Philosophy Of Use

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“Leaducating The Unleaducated”

Welcome back to another episode of the Talking Lead AK Korner presented by Pioneer Arms Corp. For Part 11, joining Lefty as co-host, is CJ Johnson, president of Pioneer Arms USA. Our guests are retired Green Beret and Author, Jeff Kirkham and returning AK-K guest, Owner of Mesa Kinetic Research and Reality TV Star, Vincent Buckles.

Jeff Kirkham served 29 years as a Green Beret and during that time he spent 8 years in Afghanistan and Iraq as a member of a Counter Terrorism Direct Action Unit. His rifle of choice? The AK-47. Jeff talks about why he preferred the AK and how it served him well.

Vincent Buckles was on Part 2 of our AK Korner where he brought in his experience as a lifelong gunsmith to talk about the different parts and varying designs of the AK-47. This time Vincent brings his many years of working on and using the AK-47 to Part 11 to talk about why the AK is such a formidable rifle. Vincent also takes his passion for the AK-47 to the next level by designing his own AK rifle the MKUltra!

Our guests answer your questions and Pioneer Arms Corp gives away another Hellpup!

TLP 298 - 2A Jews & American Outdoor News

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Welcome back to the Talking Lead Podcast! On this episode Lefty ties up some unanswered questions from TLP 297 by having Brad Stair with Performance Guns back. Author Yehuda Remer, The Pew Pew Jew, talks about his new book and his comical line of patriotic t-shirts. Chris Avena, editor of American Outdoor News, talks about his new digital magazine and what deer hunting is like in New York. The Talking Lead Jackwagon Train rolls in to take care of a few new Jackwagons and Lefty reads your suggestions on what to call the opposite of a Jackwagon.

TLP 297 - World Record Attempt: Longest Rifle Shot 6170 yards

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“LEADUCATING THE UNLEADUCATED”

We are back with another episode of the Talking Lead Podcast. Lefty and J-Mack continue the Talking Lead Optics 101 segment by having the Charlie Mike Precision team on to talk about their recent attempt at breaking the World's longest rifle shot record by attempting a 6170 yard shot. Retired Navy SEAL sniper, Charlie Melton and rifle designer Brad Stair are our guests to discuss how they prepared for the shot, the
.408 Tejas ammo and rifle, the optics they used and the people that helped for this mind boggling 3.5+ mile trigger pull attempt. Charlie and Brad also answer your questions.

The Talking Lead Jackwagon Train buzzes by to pick up a fresh batch of Jackwagons. Making the TLJW Train this episode: Armed Leader of
United Constitutional Patriots arrested at Mexico Border
; Perv Gets His Ass Kicked By Female MMA Fighter; Why Firearms Instructors In European Countires Are Few and Far Between

TLP 296 - Jeff Kirkham READYMAN / RATs Tourniquet / Black Rifle Coffee / Black Autumn

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Welcome back to the Talking Lead Podcast. In this episode our guest is Green Beret, Author, Inventor & Entrepreneur Jeff Kirkham. Also joining in on the conversation is Jarrad Markel of Student Of The Gun and Jacob Herman with Night Fision.

Jeff talks about his time as a Green Beret and how he has built his empire from his 30 years of experiences while in service. To the RATs Tourniquet, to Black Rifle Coffee to READYMAN Media and the Black Autumn novel series which was created as more of an emergency preparedness cautionary tale than a work of fiction.

The Talking Lead Jackwagon Train makes a much needed stop by the Leadquarters for a Jackwagon pick-up haul. Making the cut this trip is Pittsburgh for enacting 3 new gun control laws, & 2020 Presidential candidate Kamala Harris for her 2nd Amendment hypocrisy.

To counter all this "Jackwagonness" we have asked you Lead Heads to come up with the name and vehicle for a new segment that focuses on the good guys and gals out there that are doing good deeds and looking out for freedoms and rights in America. We read a few suggestions and have fun with it.

Go support Paul Markel with his fight against cancer by donating to his Go Fund Me Campaign by clicking here and...
Night Fision sights is offering 10% off Accur8 sights and donating 10% of all sales to Paul's fund for his fight against cancer use code "PAUL" click here.

Talking Lead 295 - THE AK KORNER Part 10: Setting The Record Straight On Polish AK-47 MFGs

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In this episode of the Talking Lead Podcast, it's Part 10 of our 12 part series on the AK-47 rifle. The AK Korner presented by Pioneer Arms Corp. Guests this episode include: CJ Johnson, President of Pioneer Arms Corp USA, Quentin "Q" Carter, owner Blackout Custom Cerakote & Curtis Halstrom, creator VSO Gun Channel. Topics: CJ explains how and why Pioneer Arms Corp is the AK manufacture of Radom Poland not Circle 11, the importance of quality AK bolts and forged parts, the 762x39 round vs300 blackout round, 9×19mm Parabellum and 9x39mm AK variations, what you need to be looking for when buying an AK-47 and much more...

TLP 294 - Not A Pistol, Rifle Or Shotgun WTF Am I?

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“LEADUCATING THE UNLEADUCATED”

Welcome back to the Talking Lead Podcast! This episode Lefty is joined by newly confirmed Lead Head and friend Jeremiah "Big John" McCarthy. Big John is a writer for FMG Publications and a full time National Guardsman. The guys discuss what a firearm is designated as when it doesn't identify as a pistol nor a rifle nor a shotgun. But before we get into the topic at hand the Gunny rolls in with the Talking Lead Jackwagon Train. Earning seats for this ride are a pellet shooting Nashvillian , A vote-buying politician, an abused Oscar fish and more.

Also bringing clarity to the "Firearm" topic is Steve and Tracy Troy of Troy Industries. During our visit to the Big 3 East Media Event we had the great opportunity to catch up on all the new projects and products Troy is putting out to the commercial, government and foreign markets. Everything from monolithic scope mounts to rifle slings to their new SOCC line of firearms and more.
TROY's SOCC Line of rifles are lightweight and ultra-low profile. Developed specifically for today’s war fighter and led by Special Operations field requirements.

TLP 293 - Smart Safes, Smart Butt Stocks & A Little Governor

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Aloha Lead Heads! After a short "work" vacation the Talking Lead Podcast is back. Lefty fills you in on what he's been doing during the break to kick the show off. The backlog of Jackwagons has been building up during Lefty's time off so we call in the Gunny with the Talking Lead Jackwagon Train to haul off a train full. Then we continue our Buck Knives' 2019 SHOT Show interviews with a slew of great companies which include Zenith Firearms (roller delayed blow back firearms), VK Integrated Systems (smart butt stocks) & Alpha Guardian (smart safes). Two worthwhile non-profit organizations drop by, Mike Sodini with Walk The Talk America & Joe Towers with Hero Hunt Inc., to tell us how you can get involved. And the Governor of Idaho, Brad Little stops by the Leadquartes to say "hey!" to all the Lead Heads.