Latest Interviews

Sons of Liberty Gun Works – Interview with Mike Mihalski

Since we began interviewing the best and brightest in our industry, we’ve had several requests to do an in-depth profile on Sons of Liberty Gun Works. We’ve heard a lot of good things about the firearms they’re producing…customizable high-quality, “bet-your-life” rifles at fairly reasonable cost. To learn more about the company and some of their recent offerings, we reached out to Mike Mihalski, owner of Sons of Liberty Gun Works.

Chris Costa on 300 Blackout & Why Distance Matters

In the final part of our conversation with Chris Costa, we asked him his opinion of 300 Blackout. We get his opinion on preferred ammo and a somewhat surprising answer on his preferred barrel length for the caliber. Chris also talks about 300 Blackout vs. 5.56…and why distance in a gunfight matters.

Taran Butler – SHOT Show 2019 Video Interview

We just ran into Taran Butler of Taran Tactical Innovations on the floor of SHOT Show 2019 and he was kind enough to spend a few minutes with us to answer some questions. We talked about what to look for in an AR, how to separate gimmicks from the real deal, how to get into competition shooting and more.

Chris Costa of Costa Ludus on ARs and Mindset

In part two of our conversation with Chris Costa, we talk about his training philosophy at Costa Ludus and how to set up an AR properly. More importantly, Chris discusses the importance of the combat mindset and the big picture he feels many of us may not be seeing.

Chris Costa Reflects on “The Art of the Tactical Carbine”

In part one of our two part interview with Chris Costa, we talk with Chris about his early days at Magpul Dynamics and his role in the very influential video, The Art of the Tactical Carbine. With Magpul celebrating it’s 20th anniversary this year, we think it’s a fitting time to look back at the tremendous influence of that video, and also discuss with Chris how the training concepts shared in that video change over time.

Hodge Defense – An Overview with Jim Hodge

Hodge Defense Systems Inc. is currently making some of the finest AR-15s in the world today…if you can find one. In recent conversations with industry folks who live and breathe ARs, Jim Hodge’s name and his rifles have come up more than a few times. To learn a bit more about the legend of Jim and Hodge Defense Systems, we reached out to the man himself.

Pat McNamara – On Training and the AR-15

We recently touched base with special ops veteran, author and world renowned trainer Pat McNamara of TMACS Inc to discuss his philosophy on training, what makes for the ideal fighting rifle, and his views on the AR-15.

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