Pro-Arms Podcast

An occasional podcast discussing the fun and safe usage of firearms by responsible citizens. Featuring real world experiences, legal considerations, product reviews, competition and fun. Occasionally we produce a ProArms Broadcast, a podcast featuring women in the shooting sports, personal defense and industry.

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Multi-host

Co-Hosts

Massad Ayoob and Gail Peppin

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Latest Episodes

  • 107 The Ferris Firearms Robberies
    Mas interviews Greg Ferris about two armed robberies in his San Antonio Gun Shop.   Greg’s current location is Cedar Ridge Range. That’s it for this…
  • 106 Rogers Shooting School and the MantisX
    Mas interviews Bill Rogers of the Rogers Shooting School. The best guide to the stages by Todd Louis Green. Part Two:   MantisX   Justin…
  • 105 Black Guns Matter
    We traveled to Philly and caught up with Maj Toure to talks about his program, Black Guns Matter. We found out he is doing a…
  • 104 The Almond Avenue Pharmacy Shootout
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    On Tuesday, January 8, 2013, two men entered the Almond Avenue Pharmacy in Madera, CA guns blazing. First, they shot Bryan Lee’s mother but Bryan…
  • 103 Survivor – The Sikh Temple Shooting.
    In this podcast, hero police lieutenant Brian Murphy shares his story.  The first responder to the Sikh Temple mass murder in 2012, Brian stopped the…
  • 102 Ezell v City of Chicago
    I know, this is supposed to be a BroadCast but I didn’t have a photo of me and Rhonda, only one with Mas and Rhonda…
  • 101 On The Dot.
    Another visit with Karl Rehn, who presented a shorter version of his Red Dot Study at a recent MAG40 class held at his range in…
  • 100 Getting the Band Back Together
    Links for this episode: Gail carries an extra magazine now because of SnagMag. The Federal Air Marshal’s Qualification Course. Glock Training. Glock Shooting Sports Foundation. Hudson…
  • 099 The John Daub Incident
    We are at the NRA Annual Meeting in Atlanta. Not a lot of need for text this episode, so just the links: Home Invader: The John Daub…
  • 098 Beyond the One Percent
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    An Interview with Karl Rehn about his excellent presentation at Tac-Con this year.  One of the big hits was his illustration of the Dunning-Kruger effect…
  • 097 The Early Days of the Officer Survival Movement
    DENNIS ANDERSON AND THE DAWN OF THE OFFICER SURVIVAL MOVEMENT Denny Anderson was “in at the beginning” of the Officer Survival training movement in the…
  • 096 This Podcast is Surgeon General Approved!
    Rich Carmona’s story is one that should have been in Reader’s Digest before it was in the ProArms Podcast.  Born poor in the barrio, he…
  • 095 George Zimmerman and Don West
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    Observing the somber lessons of the recent fifth anniversary of the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman incident, we at the ProArms Podcast present George Zimmerman’s own story…
  • 094 New Rugers
    We ventured out to Texas to the beautiful FTW ranch to shoot some new Rugers and maybe a bowling ball. The Ruger American Compact in 9mm.…
  • 093 The Aftermath: George Zimmerman Speaks
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    George Zimmerman talks, for the first time in public, about the aftermath of what happened that fateful night in Sanford Florida. Recorded at a legal…
  • 092 The Beretta 92
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    Not many notes on this podcast, Mas’ book, pictured on the right is out of print but if you’re interested I have seen it on…
  • 091 Women Trainers, Women Carry
    OMG!!! Another ProArms Podcast already and it’s a ProArms BroadCast! We threw the guys out again up at Firearms Academy of Seattle and had a…
  • 090 Officer Tim Gramins, Skokie Police Dept.
    August 2008, Officer Tim Gramins of the Skokie, IL Police dept. comes across a bad guy, a real bad guy who soaked up 14 rounds…
  • 089 Glock43
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    And we’re back… This time with a new introduction from Glock. Mas and Gail made a rare visit to the Glock factory in Smyrna, GA.…
  • 088 Gun For Hire
    In this Episode Mas interviews Anthony Colandro the owner of Gun For Hire in Woodland Hills, New Jersey. If you ever find yourself in the…
  • 087 The Spencer Newcomer Case
    On June 10, 2012 Spencer Newcomer shot and killed his next door neighbor in self defense. On this episode of the ProArms Podcast we listen…
  • 086 Interview with Ron Cohen, CEO of SIG Sauer
    Mas interviews Ron Cohen last Summer when he and Gail Visited the SIG Sauer facilities in New Hampshire, doing research for Mas’ upcoming new book:…
  • 085 AR-15 Wisdom
    The ProArms Podcast team picks the brains of a top AR15 instructor “Kevin.”  He touches on the fine points of selection, operation, and maintenance.  “Everything…
  • 084 The Bonaci Jewelry Store Attempted Robbery
    In May 0f 2013 and armed robber attempted to rob the Bonaci Jewelry Store in Kent, WA. The robber came in with his gun drawn,…
  • 083 The Evil Princess Interviews The Queen of Snark
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    We are back with a whole new site and some podcasts dug out of the vault. this is an interview we did last summer with…
  • 082 The New IDPA Rule Book with Joyce Wilson
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    Gail met with Joyce Wilson, Executive Director of IDPA, at the NRA conference in Houston, to discuss the upcoming new IDPA rule book which will…
  • 081 Lee Wills and iMarksman
    We present two from the vault for this episode. First part is a conversation with a young shooter named Lee Willis and his family that we…
  • 080 A-Pork-Alypse Now
    The Handgun Helicopter Hog Hunt Hurtles to a Harrowing Halt The post 080 A-Pork-Alypse Now appeared first on The ProArms Podcast.
  • 079 Glock Girls Shootout
    The post 079 Glock Girls Shootout appeared first on The ProArms Podcast.
  • 078 Shooting with Deon Martin
    The ProArms Team goes down to Wildwood Florida for a  match / training session with Deon Martin and stayed to record a roundtable discussion after.…
  • 077 Kitty Richards on IDPA and Fashion
    Catching up with Kitty Richards is nearly impossible, she is everywhere. It has been said that “if you shoot IDPA you know Kitty Richards” We…
  • 076 Bonus Episode with The Road Gunner Podcast
    We are cross-posting an episode of the Road Gunner Podcast here because this one was a joint effort with ProArms when we visited Nighthawk Custom…
  • 075 Legal Issues and the Colorado Shooting
    We are back!!! This year it have been particularly difficult getting the podcasts posted, not for lack of good material but for lack of time…
  • 074 Catching Up with the ProArms Crew
    Terri wearing her Nighthawk Custom 9mm, worn with Stingray holster and magazine pouch by Secret Squirrel Leather.   A better look at Terri’s gun and holster. …
  • 073 Live from Clearwater, Florida!
    We had most of the gang down to shoot the Florida State IDPA match at ammo and a whole lot more.   Stage 8 form…
  • 072 LIONS AND TIGERS AND BEARS, OH MY!
    It was world news a few months ago when a crazed man released his menagerie of wild animals upon his community, and then committed suicide.…
  • 071 The Gun Dudes’ Wives!!!
    Finally our long anticipated visit with the Gun Dude’s Wives. Listen while the women dish the dirt about Carl, Stan, Tom and Travis. Join us…
  • 070 Talking About Concealed Carry Purses with Kathy Jackson of the Cornered Cat
    It’s another ProArms Broadcast!! Links for this BroadCast: Firearms Academy of Seattle The Cornered Cat What are you compensating for? Rangemaster Gun Rights Policy Conference Purse Companies:…
  • 069 Technology Jon
    Gail and Jon Hodoway talk about technology in the gun world and more. We’re back with new editing software, please be patient, there’s a learning…
  • 068 JOE ZAMUDIO, ARMED CITIZEN HERO
    You heard about Joe Zamudio, the armed citizen hero who helped stop the Tucson Massacre last January, and heard clips of his comments on TV…
  • 067 The Two Jon Podcast
    After a loooong break, with many excuses for not posting a Podcast. Honest… I ran out of gas. I… I had a flat tire. I…
  • 066 ProArms BroadCast meets the Practical Defense Podcast
    Alex Haddox and Gail interview Martial Arts Champion Graciela Casillas-Tortorelli. Graciela is living proof that strength and femininity are not mutually exclusive attributes. The holder…
  • 065 JOHN HANLON REMEMBERS
    The ProArms crew is proud to bring you an interview with one of the survivors of the cataclysmic gunfight that occurred in a southern Miami…
  • 064 ProArms Broadcast – Women in the Gun Media Part Deux
    First off we visit with Suzi Huntington the Editor of American Cop Magazine. Suzi shares with us her vast experience of being a police officer…
  • 063 Rhino? Why, yes!
    The  Rhino is a homely beast but you should try one, at the least. –    With apologies to Ogden Nash. This is a long…
  • 062 Training Roundtable
    We get a bunch of friends, students, instructors, podcasters, listeners and our contest winner, together at a recent MAG40 class to talk about the class,…
  • 061 The IDPA Nationals 2010
    We get most of the ProArms crew together, in our round-table format, to discuss the recent IDPA Nationals. Including what you need to do in…
  • 060 Protecting Yourself on the Street and in Court
    We’re back with another set of interviews for your listening pleasure. First we will hear from Tom Givens of Rangemaster in Memphis, an excellent training…
  • 059 Proarms Broadcast – Shooting Stars
    It’s another ProArms Broadcast. This episodes theme is “Shooting Stars”  First, we visit with Joanna Lenczewska a true Star Shooter. We met up with Joanna…
  • 058 The ProArms Team Talks Politics
    We got (most of) the gang together for a little round table discussion of politics. You’re not going to hear any shouting or name calling …
  • 057 It’s a ProArms BroadCast! With Kathy Jackson and Jennie Van Tuyl
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    Another (almost) all girl Podcast, we visit one again with our friend Kathy Jackson to talk about her upcoming book based on her fabulous Cornered…
  • 056 The Urban Shooter and the Tactical Doctor
    Once again we go into the vault for 2 segments too good to allow them to languish there any longer. First we visit with our…
  • 055 “We’re Getting the Band Back Together” to discuss the .357 SIG cartridge
    We had a podcast powerful enough turn goat piss into gasoline! It’s been a long time since we had the whole Band together, this time…
  • 054 Jeff Hall and The Firefight at Manley Hot Springs
    Our series of interviews with those who have prevailed in gunfights continues. In this gripping episode, famed Alaska State Trooper Jeff Hall discusses the cataclysmic…
  • O53 On the Road Again, with Grant Cunningham and Rob Pincus
    Another “On the Road” Episode, this time Gail Interviews Grant Cunningham and Rob Pincus. Grant Cunningham: Grant Cunningham’s website and blog: http://www.grantcunningham.com/blog.html Grant’s Facebook personal…
  • 052 Interview with Bob Stasch of the Chicago Police Department
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    Another “On the Road” Episode, this time we talk to a 30 year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, who shares a wealth of his…
  • 051 Dr. Paula Bratich on Concealed Carry in Illinois and Kathy Jackson
    Links from the show: Flyer for the  Will County Town Hall Meeting on May 25, 2010 Flyer for the Cook County Town Hall Meeting on…
  • 050 Interviews with David Lawson and Adam Orlov, Two of the Plaintiffs in the McDonald v Chicago Case
    This week we wrap up our series of interviews with the Plaintiffs in the McDonald v Chicago case. First we talk with David Lawson and…
  • 049 A Conversation with Otis McDonald
    Anyone who has been following Massad Ayoob’s Blog knows that we have been working on a series of interviews with the Plaintiffs in the McDonald…
  • 048 ProArms Broadcast: McDonald v Chicago – Colleen Lawson & Kathy Jackson “Nothing Happened”
    We bring you two strong, intelligent women who are both very involved in the Right to Keep and Bear Arms. First is Kathy Jackson, who…
  • 047 Ed Brown and Jared Reston
    This week we have two very different interviews both recorded at the SHOT show in January. First we have Mas interviewing Ed Brown of Here’s…
  • 046 McDonald v Chicago
    In light of the upcoming McDonald v Chicago Supreme Court Case we present a recording made at a Press Conference recorded at the last SHOT…
  • 045 – The ProArms Broadcast, Two Great Books
    This week Terri and Gail take over the Podcast, there has been way too much testosterone around here lately so we thought we would bring…
  • 044 Rangelog, HoJutSu & Federal Ammunition
    This week we’re back with a trio of interviews from the SHOT Show. First we talk with Tim Brandt from Federal Premium about new ammunition…
  • 043 The 2010 SHOT Show Episode
    Steve, Mas and Gail attended this years SHOT Show in Las Vegas and John attended a distributor show, they get together and discuss some of…
  • 042 Two from the Vault
    For the first episode on our new website we are presenting two great interviews that we were saving for just the right moment and that…
  • 041 Gifts for the Gun Enthusiasts in Your Life
    Some of the ProArms Team gathered this week to talk about gift ideas for the gun lovers in your life and a little wackiness ensued.…
  • 040 After Action Reports
    The ProArms Team reports on three of the most recent matches they attended; The Blackwater Shootout, First Coast IDPA BUG Match and the High Liability…
  • 039 The ProArms Broadcast from the IDPA Nationals.
    Interviews from the IDPA National Match in Tulsa OK. Featuring Joyce Wilson, Nikki Pinto, Randi Rogers and Cyndi Dalena. The post 039 The ProArms Broadcast…
  • 038 IDPA Nationals
    Interviews from the 2009 IDPA National Match. Featuring John Sayle, Curt Nichols and Robert Ray. The post 038 IDPA Nationals appeared first on The ProArms…
  • 037 Revolver Roundtable
    The post 037 Revolver Roundtable appeared first on The ProArms Podcast.
  • 036 The Story Behind the Story
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    An Interview with Paul Barrett of Business Week Magazine the Lead Author of this week’s cover feature on Glock. This episode was originally posted in…
  • 035 The Bison King
    This is a story of justice gone wrong. It doesn’t include guns or shooting but there are many lessons to be learned here. If you…
  • 034 Women in the Gun Media
    Roundtable discussion with Gila Hayes, Kathy Jackson, Diane Walls on Women in the “Gun Media” and more The post 034 Women in the Gun Media…
  • 033 The Fairchild Incident – Andy Brown
    When Andy Brown was a 25 year old Airforce Security Policeman at Fairchild AFB in Washington he single-handedly stop an active killer who had already…
  • 032 “Mirror Image”
    We shoot a match “mirror image” meaning that everything is done exactly opposite of what you usually do. In this case we were all right…
  • 031 A Conversation with Keith Jones
    Mas and Gail have a conversation with Keith Jones. The post 031 A Conversation with Keith Jones appeared first on The ProArms Podcast.
  • 030 Ruger SR-556 Review
    This week we travel up to New Hampshire and are joined by the recently retired Chief of Police of Grantham, Russ Lary. Together we visit…
  • 029 A Tale of Two Gunsmiths
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    This week we talk to two excellent Gunsmiths. First is Denny Reichard who specializes in the Smith & Wesson revolver. He is the owner Sand…
  • 028 The Browning High Power
    Hi, folks – To fill in our podcast notes on the Hi-Power episode, #28, the first thing we have to tell you is that we…
  • 027 Interview with Ron Borsch and Lou Ann Hamblin
    Another Episode from the road, This time at the ILEETA conference in Wheeling IL We have 3 interviews. First we talk to Lou Ann Hamblin…
  • 026 A Pioneering Pundit, a Pistol Purveyor, and a Petite Powerhouse Potpourri
    his week some of the ProArms Team is on the road gathering new and exciting interviews. So, we went into the file of choice interviews…
  • 025 Review of the Ruger LCR
    We got our hands on a Ruger LCR and put it to the test in this episode of the ProArms Podcast. To see a picture…
  • 024 ProArms Training Tips
    Each member of the ProArms Podcast Team shares some of their training regimen with the listeners. There’s not too much text for this episode; first…
  • 023 High Quality for Your Caliber
    A discussion about ammunition selection for personal defense. Each member of the ProArms team talks about what ammo they have chosen to carry and why.…
  • 022 Light Triggers
    The ProArms Team discusses trigger pull weight and the issues that may come up with a too light and/or modified trigger on your personal protection…
  • 021 Zombie Wars!!
    The ProArms Podcast Team takes on Kenn Blanchard’s Zombie Targets. The post 021 Zombie Wars!! appeared first on The ProArms Podcast.
  • 020 TALKING TO THE INDUSTRY
    Woo-hoo! Here’s our second and final podcast out of the 2009 SHOT Show in Orlando, Florida. Good news: we got some GREAT, exclusive interviews with…
  • 019 The 2009 SHOT Show
    The ProArms Podcast Team visits the SHOT Show in Orlando Florida and review some of the new products. The post 019 The 2009 SHOT Show…
  • 018 Crimson Trace Laser Grips and Laser Sights Review
    Finally we present our much awaited, much requested episode on Crimson Trace Laser Grips and Sights. We all use them for a variety of purposes…
  • 017B Homing in on the Defensive Shotgun
    This is Part 2 or our episode on the Home Defense Shotgun.   Mas’ shotgun primer/refresher from Backwoods Home Magazine. The post 017B Homing in…
  • 017A Homing in on the Defensive Shotgun
    It’s our last episode of the year and it is Magnum sized, so big that we had to divide it into two parts so be…
  • 016 Giving Gifts
    The ProArms team discusses giving gifts for the holiday season and beyond.  First Herman talks about how to legally give a firearm as a gift…
  • 015 The 10mm and the Harold Fish Case
    The ProArms Team discusses the 10mm. Mas covers the History of the 10mm and the group discusses the various guns and cartridges available. Next we…
  • 014 the “High-End” 1911
    The ProArms Podcast Team Reviews the “High-End” 1911 Pistols The post 014 the “High-End” 1911 appeared first on The ProArms Podcast.
  • 013 The “Snubby” Revolver
    The ProArms team tries something different for this episode. Normally our producer (me) spends a lot of time editing each podcast, taking out the umms,…
  • 012 Arizona Byways
    ProArms is on the road again, this time in Arizona. First a couple of friends join Gail on a visit to Robar. Then Gail visits…
  • 011 The Glock Pistol and Chris Edwards talks about GSSF
    The ProArms Team takes a look at the ubiquitous Glock pistol in all its incarnations. Present for this Discussion are: John, Terri, Mas, Steve, Herman,…
  • 010 Save The Blue Trail Range and a Conversation with Bill Allard
    The ProArms podcast is on the road again. This time we visit the Blue Trail Range in Connecticut. The range has been in existence for…
  • 009 Smith & Wesson M&P Autopistols and one revolver
    Steve is back and in this episode the ProArms Team runs the Smith & Wesson M&P auto pistols through their paces at a local IDPA…