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A podcast for serious individuals dedicated to their study of self defense, concealed carry, tactics, gear and the use of force

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A podcast for serious individuals dedicated to their study of self defense, concealed carry, tactics, gear and the use of force

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Ep. 410

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One of the best episodes ever.

Relevant

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Relevant, informative and well presented

iTunes Ratings

591 Ratings
Average Ratings
517
34
22
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12

Ep. 410

By Derek141 - May 09 2020
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One of the best episodes ever.

Relevant

By michael_mancuso - Nov 19 2019
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Relevant, informative and well presented
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Concealed Carry Podcast - Guns | Training | Defense | CCW

Latest release on Jul 04, 2020

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A podcast for serious individuals dedicated to their study of self defense, concealed carry, tactics, gear and the use of force

Rank #1: Episode 138: The ULTIMATE Concealed Carry Beginner’s Guide – Part 1

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After receiving an email from a listener, Riley and Jacob were inspired to respond directly to that email with this episode today which has become the ULTIMATE guide for a beginning CCWer. We were asked to cover some subjects that newer CCWers need to know that they might not always figure out right away. Although fundamental information, we are confident newer and more experienced shooters alike will find value in this episode.

Jul 13 2017

1hr 16mins

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Rank #2: Episode 262: The ULTIMATE Concealed Carry Beginner’s Guide Part 3

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Today Riley and Matthew bring back the 3rd edition in the ULTIMATE Concealed Carry Beginner's Guide series, and without making you wait 114 episodes between Part 2 and 3. In Part III we cover everything you've wanted to know about holster styles, clips and retention, bullet weight and barrel lengths, bullet setback, and more!

Oct 06 2018

1hr 43mins

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Rank #3: Episode 278: Making Everyday Carry…LIFE!

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Today Riley talks with Buel Collins of Fiocchi Ammunition USA about important considerations and suggestions as it relates to making everyday carry of a firearm and other defensive tools truly a part of your life. We get deep into mindset, tactics, skills and gear. And we lay it out there and tell some of the more embarrassing parts of our early days of packing heat!

Dec 02 2018

1hr 12mins

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Rank #4: Episode 286: ULTIMATE Concealed Carry Beginner’s Guide Part 4

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Today Riley and Matthew bring to you the fourth installment in the ULTIMATE Concealed Carry Beginner's Guide on the podcast! We talk about Dryfire, Mindset, Finding Your "Why", Printing, Support Hand Contact and Gripping More Firmly, Playing With Children While Carrying, Pepper Spray and Other Less-Lethal Options, and MORE! Enjoy!

Jan 13 2019

1hr 36mins

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Rank #5: Episode 76: What About Appendix Carry?

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Just like there are many ways to "skin a cat," there are many, MANY ways to carry a gun. Appendix Inside the Waistband (AIWB) is just one of those, and it happens to get a lot of emotions stirred up either for or against it. It's uncomfortable, the gun is pointing towards an "uncomfortable place," I could shoot myself in the femoral artery, etc., are some of the reasons people will argue against it. But what are some of the pros of appendix carry, and do they outweigh the cons? Listen in on Riley and Matthew's discussion to see what they think about it!

Dec 07 2016

1hr 20mins

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Rank #6: Episode 272: Complete Home Defense With Live Q&A

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Riley and Jacob will be discussing Complete Home Defense and taking questions from listeners about their own home defense considerations and tactics.

Nov 10 2018

1hr 24mins

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Rank #7: Episode 414: The Ahmaud Arbery Incident – What We Know

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Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster sit down to discuss the Ahmaud Arbery shooting in Brunswick, Georgia. According to reports, Ahmaud was out for a run when he was mistaken for a neighborhood burglar, chased down, and shot in an altercation. New video has surfaced, and we take a live look at it together today on the podcast and try to ascertain what lessons we should take from this. Tune in!

May 21 2020

1hr 20mins

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Rank #8: Episode 252: The ULTIMATE Concealed Carry Beginner’s Guide Part 2

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Today Riley, Jacob and Matthew bring back the ULTIMATE Concealed Carry Beginner's Guide series, that was never quite a series because we did Part 1 and then waited 114 episodes to record Part 2!! Well here it is with everything you've wanted to know about triggers, night sights, safeties, carry ammo and more!

Aug 30 2018

1hr 39mins

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Rank #9: Episode 212: Self-Defense Law Q&A with Andrew Branca

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Today Riley is flying solo with the podcast and presents the pre-recorded interview he and Jacob did together with self-defense law expert Andrew Branca at SHOT Show 2018. We cover a variety of topics dealing with the difference between the threat of force and use of deadly force, brandishing, and understanding where the legal boundaries are that will keep you protected from prosecution.

Mar 30 2018

1hr 5mins

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Rank #10: Episode 94: All About Concealed Carry Positions

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Well here you have it...all about concealed carry positions. We break down all the various positions, their pros and cons, and discuss tips and suggestions about how to make your concealed carry journey easier with fewer mistakes and wasted time and money. You can also check out the infographic mentioned in this episode HERE.

Feb 10 2017

54mins

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Rank #11: Episode 171: Texas Church Massacre

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It is a solemn day in America. But heroes walk amongst us. And the fight for the Second Amendment is more critical now than ever even as we see Republicans in the House considering removing the deregulation of suppressors from the SHARE Act and more gun control is called for from the Michael Bloomberg gun control lobby. We cannot let our guard down!

Nov 08 2017

1hr 21mins

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Rank #12: Episode 318: All About the Glocks – Shane Coley & Corey Jones – SHOT 2019

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Today, Riley and Matthew playback TWO interviews from SHOT Show 2019 at the Glock booth, one with Team Glock Captain Shane Coley, and the other with Assistant National Sales Director, Corey Jones. We talk training, mindset, preparation. And we also talk about the newest guns from Glock, the 43X, 45 and 48. We get into some of the behind-the-scenes details about what went into the design and development of these new platforms. Tune in and share your thoughts and questions with us as well!

May 10 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #13: Episode 282: Listen to This BEFORE You Buy the SIG P365

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Today Riley changes things up just a bit and reads his recently published review on the SIG SAUER P365. This little gun has garnered a lot of attention this past year, and Riley spent a lot of time evaluating, testing and firing thousands of rounds through it to get a definitive result on whether the gun is any good or not. We'll be back to our normal recording schedule next week! Thanks for sticking with us!

Dec 28 2018

41mins

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Rank #14: Episode 18: To Chamber or Not to Chamber?!

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This is always one of the most controversial topics amongst gun owners--to carry their gun with a round chambered or not.

May 18 2016

1hr 8mins

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Rank #15: Episode 266: Armed Citizens Are Successful in 94% of Active Shootings

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Today Riley and Jacob share the multiple-months-long research data that our company recently finished putting together on Active Shooter Events (ASE). This is based on the FBI's data, but we noticed that the FBI conveniently left out some events and perhaps also miscategorized some others. We made sure to review everything and came up with some remarkable conclusions that the anti-gunners don't want you to know about!

Oct 20 2018

1hr 17mins

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Rank #16: Episode 413: JUSTIFIED SAVES – 15 Shots at In-N-Out Burger

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Today, Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster share the latest JUSTIFIED SAVE news stories from around the country where everyday citizens stop deadly threats lawfully on a regular basis. You're going to enjoy learning from today's stories involving good guys stopping armed robberies on the street, grandmas shooting their daughters in self-defense, and motorsports tycoons defending themselves and their date while eating out at In-N-Out Burgers. Tune in!

May 08 2020

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Rank #17: Episode 172: Retention – 8 Times Gun Owners Lost Their Guns & Lost the Fight

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Jacob & Riley review 8 different instances where Concealed Carriers had their guns taken off of them in an encounter primarily due to retention issues. How can you prevent this from happening to you?

Nov 08 2017

1hr 17mins

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Rank #18: Episode 412: When Can You Shoot Someone?

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Riley and Jacob today discussing the framework of self-defense law for all 50 states that breaks down in simple terms when you can legally defend yourself with a gun.

May 08 2020

53mins

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Rank #19: Episode 192: 11 Truths About Real Gunfights That You Need to Know

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Riley was able to sit down with Jake Jackson of Tier Three Tactical to talk about an enlightening article Jake recently wrote about what he discovered when he analyzed dozens of videos of defensive shootings. After a military career in intelligence, Jake is real big on evidence and statistics. His fact-based findings from these videos will really open your eyes as to how real shootings go down and where you need to be focusing your time in preparing for the possibility of a similar encounter.

Jan 19 2018

1hr 4mins

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Rank #20: Episode 276: Body Language and Behavior With a Gun – Barret Kendrick & Deryck Poole

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Today Riley interviews Barret Kendrick and Deryck Poole, senior instructors with I.C.E. Training. Barret is also the founder of Bearco Training, and Deryck is also the founder of Echo-5 Training Group. These two talented and experienced instructors have some absolute truth bombs about home defense strategies and also how to lessen the likelihood you get mistaken for a bad guy by really looking closely at how your body language and behavior causes you to be perceived by others. Don't miss it, listen in!

Nov 26 2018

36mins

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Episode 430: Camping, Hiking, and Carrying a Gun

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Topic: Camping, Hiking, and Carrying a Gun

Riley Bowman and Jacob Paulsen tackle a very valid question: what are the best practices for defending oneself or one’s campsite, tent, RV, etc. when out enjoying the great outdoors? How can we limit our risk from both human and animal threats?

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  • Mountain Man Medical – When spending time outdoors, anything can happen. Mountain Man Medical wasn’t created only for handling gunshot wounds and trauma from street violence, but also to take care of you from accidents or even animal attacks that might happen outdoors – www.mountainmanmedical.com

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Jul 04 2020

1hr 22mins

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Episode 429: Protecting You & Your Property

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Topic: Protecting You & Your Property

Today, Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster discuss the recent events in St. Louis, Missouri where a couple stood outside their home armed with pistol and rifle to apparently protect themselves and their home from a mob of people that stormed their private community in an attempt to reach and protest outside the mayor’s home. There are MANY lessons to be learned from this incident, and that is our goal today…to make each of ourselves better, smarter, and more prepared for our worst day should it come.

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Jul 03 2020

1hr 11mins

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Episode 428: Path to Performance With a Red Dot Pistol – Scott Jedlinski

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Topic: Path to Performance With a Red Dot Pistol – Scott Jedlinski

Today, Riley Bowman plays back the interview he did with Scott “Jedi” Jedlinski during a weekend of training in Jedi’s 2-Day Red Dot Pistol course. This was a fantastic shooting course taught by an even better instructor that is passionate about help shooters of all skill levels and types get better, more efficient, with better technique. You will learn much if you listen to, pay attention, and apply what is discussed in this episode!

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Jun 27 2020

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Episode 427: Reloading a Pistol

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Topic: Reloading a Pistol

Today, Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster discuss this month’s Shooter Ready Challenge which involves reloads. They may not be very common in a civilian setting for defensive pistolcraft, but they’re still good to know and to practice. We’ll talk about tips and techniques, but don’t forget to participate in www.ShooterReadyChallenge.com for a chance to win free access to LASR X and free ammo!

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Jun 27 2020

1hr 15mins

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Episode 426: Performance at the Highest Level – B.J. Norris

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Topic: Performance at the Highest Level – B.J. Norris

Today, Riley Bowman interviews world champion shooter B.J. Norris (while on his lunch break) on what it takes to perform at our best…especially in stressful situations. B.J. has been competing since his youth and has numerous National and World titles to his name. He is also an avid practitioner of the defensive handgun. This will be a fantastic interview, so tune in!

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Jun 26 2020

1hr 15mins

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Episode 425: When is the Supreme Court Going to Act?

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Topic: When is the Supreme Court Going to Act?

Today. Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster bring you our monthly legislative news update. Not a ton of content in today’s as far as quantity, but there are several very important things to discuss including how the Supreme Court continues to refuse critical cases with huge implications for the Second Amendment. Tune in!

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Jun 25 2020

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Episode 424: Gunfight Hit Factor – Processes & Results

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Topic: Gunfight Hit Factor – Processes & Results

Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster talk about an intriguing topic with broad implications. USPSA competitions use a metric known as “hit factor” to measure shooting performance in a match. “Points” per second is an idea that can be directly applied to defensive situations as well. So how can we increase our defensive “hit factor?”

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Jun 12 2020

1hr 3mins

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Episode 423: News and Gear Reviews – PHLster Pro and Lever Guns

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Topic: News and Gear Reviews – PHLster Pro and Lever Guns

Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster share some of the latest industry news along with a new product review. We talk about Elmer Fudd selling off his gun collection, SIG SAUER is selling off their German operations, and new players are coming to play in the micro pistol RDS sandbox.

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Jun 12 2020

1hr 13mins

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Episode 422: 11 Tips To Getting The Most Out of Your Next Class

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Topic: 11 Tips To Getting The Most Out of Your Next Class

Jacob & Matthew discuss the little things you can do to 5X the value you get from the next class you take. These are the things we consistently see our students NOT doing that they really should do.

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The original article Jacob wrote on this topic: Getting the Most Out of Your Upcoming Firearm Course

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Jun 12 2020

53mins

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Episode 421: JUSTIFED SAVES – Riot Protection

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Topic: JUSTIFED SAVES – Riot Protection

Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster share the latest JUSTIFIED SAVE news stories from around the country where everyday citizens stop deadly threats lawfully on a regular basis. Many lessons will be learned today including from some of our less-than justified incidents. Also, we might even get into some riot-related defense as we share the story of a Marine-turned security guard and how he put an end to a potentially very deadly situation on the streets of Seattle.

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Jun 09 2020

1hr 4mins

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Episode 420: Keeping Your Cool During Stressful Trauma Situations

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Riley Bowman and Brian MacLaughlin talk about stress, pressure, and how to remain cool even when things seem to be falling apart. Those of you that know Brian will recall he was a Navy Corpsman who deployed to the Middle East while attached to Marine Corps units. He has also worked in the ER hospital setting. We'll talk about how to manage all of that on both the medical provider side...and the patient side.

Jun 09 2020

57mins

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Episode 419: At Least 10 Range Bag Items You May be Missing

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Riley Bowman and Jacob Paulsen share their own lists of 5 important range bag items that are often overlooked. Are you missing any of these? You don't want to waste your time going to the range and realizing you needed something, right? Well, you better tune in!

May 27 2020

56mins

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Episode 418: Supreme Court Eyeing Another Major 2A Decision?

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Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster bring to you the latest legislative news and issues affecting the 2A nation and states around the country. We cover stories about red flag laws like in Colorado where the red flag law is going to continue forward after a challenge that failed, while in Oklahoma red flag laws have been outlawed. Meanwhile, in Massachusetts a major Second Amendment challenge emerges, and the Supreme Court potentially sets its sights on a major ruling in the near future. What does the future have in store for our rights?

May 27 2020

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Episode 417: Extraction – Behind the Scenes with Chili Palmer

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Riley Bowman talks with Chili Palmer, U.S. Army Special Operations veteran, Viking Tactics Instructor, and advisor on the new Netflix hit movie "Extraction." Riley and Jacob both had the opportunity to take a training course from Chili a couple of years back, and he knows his stuff. Of course, that would be expected from a guy with more than a dozen deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. Tune in, not only will this episode be entertaining for sure, it will be highly educational as well.

May 26 2020

55mins

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Episode 416: Getting Back to the Range After a Break

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Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster talk about how to get back to the shooting range after you've had a dry spell like Coronavirus. How to stay sharp, what to do to warmup, maybe what drills and skills to use and work on that are more likely to have perished, and more. Tune in!

May 22 2020

50mins

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Episode 415: Biased Gun Research Plus Gear Reviews

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Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster share the latest industry news and gear reviews. On today's episode we talk about a recent book release that dives deep into the CDC's longtime bias against guns and how other research into gun ownership and usage statistics often have flaws in the data. We also review Riley's and Matthew's latest gear picks, so tune in, and don't miss it!

May 22 2020

1hr 2mins

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Episode 414: The Ahmaud Arbery Incident – What We Know

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Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster sit down to discuss the Ahmaud Arbery shooting in Brunswick, Georgia. According to reports, Ahmaud was out for a run when he was mistaken for a neighborhood burglar, chased down, and shot in an altercation. New video has surfaced, and we take a live look at it together today on the podcast and try to ascertain what lessons we should take from this. Tune in!

May 21 2020

1hr 20mins

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Episode 413: JUSTIFIED SAVES – 15 Shots at In-N-Out Burger

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Today, Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster share the latest JUSTIFIED SAVE news stories from around the country where everyday citizens stop deadly threats lawfully on a regular basis. You're going to enjoy learning from today's stories involving good guys stopping armed robberies on the street, grandmas shooting their daughters in self-defense, and motorsports tycoons defending themselves and their date while eating out at In-N-Out Burgers. Tune in!

May 08 2020

59mins

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Episode 412: When Can You Shoot Someone?

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Riley and Jacob today discussing the framework of self-defense law for all 50 states that breaks down in simple terms when you can legally defend yourself with a gun.

May 08 2020

53mins

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Episode 411: 7 Tell-Tale Moves That Give Away Your Gun

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Today, Riley Bowman and Jacob Paulsen discuss the various ways, habits, and moves that turn a concealed carry gun into an "open" carry one. We believe it's best practice to remain concealed if the intent is to conceal, so are you making these mistakes? Tune in to find out!

May 07 2020

50mins

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iTunes Ratings

591 Ratings
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517
34
22
6
12

Ep. 410

By Derek141 - May 09 2020
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One of the best episodes ever.

Relevant

By michael_mancuso - Nov 19 2019
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Relevant, informative and well presented