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April 3, 2020
While quarantine is necessary to protect ourselves and others, it doesn't mean we can't still have a good time. Setting aside their honey-do lists, Host Brent T. Wheat and GUNS/American Handgunner Publisher Roy Huntington discuss three fun gun-related activities you can do indoors — no shooting required.
March 27, 2020
GUNS Magazine staff photographer and one of the firearm industry's leading lensman, Rob Jones' work has graced major catalogs and magazines. Brent and Rob discuss tricks of the trade, including how to work with light and improvised photo equipment, plus other helpful tips for aspiring photographers.
March 20, 2020
As Coronavirus (COVID-19) dominates everyday conversation, Host Brent T. Wheat shares his cool, calm and collected thoughts on self-reliance, news media misinformation and buying a gun for self-protection during the worldwide crisis.
March 20, 2020
As Coronavirus/COVID-19 dominates everyday conversation, the cool, calm and collected Host and GUNS Magazine Editor Brent T. Wheat shares his thoughts on self-reliance, news media misinformation and buying a gun for self-protection during the crisis.
March 13, 2020
Warmer weather is on its way, which brings up questions about how to beat the heat. Working down in Florida, Host Brent T. Wheat speaks with American Handgunner Executive Editor, South Carolina resident and humidity connoisseur, Tom McHale, about how to stay cool while carrying a defensive handgun this summer.
March 13, 2020
Warmer weather is on its way, which brings up questions about how to beat the heat. Currently working down in Florida, host Brent T. Wheat speaks with American Handgunner Executive Editor, South Carolina resident and humidity connoisseur, Tom McHale, about how to stay cool while packing a defensive handgun this summer.
March 6, 2020
One of the oldest major firearms manufacturers in the country, Savage Arms went private in 2019 after being sold by Vista Outdoor. We speak with CEO, President and part-owner, Al Kasper, about the huge deal, its implications on the future of the brand, his take on the current state of the gun industry and more.
March 6, 2020
One of America's oldest gun manufacturers, Savage Arms went private in 2019 after being sold by Vista Outdoor. Host Brent T. Wheat spoke with CEO and President Al Kasper from the 2020 SHOT Show about the huge deal, its implications on the future of the brand and his take on the current state of the industry.
February 28, 2020
Tired of rehashing the great 9mm versus .45 ACP debate, let’s consider the other side of the caliber spectrum — what about carrying a .22 LR for self-defense? Brent and Roy discuss the pros and cons of rimfire firearms and share their thoughts from decades of shooting experience.
February 28, 2020
Are rimfire handguns viable options for self-defense? Host Brent T. Wheat and GUNS/American Handgunner Publisher Roy Huntington discuss the pros and cons of small caliber firearms and share their thoughts from combined decades of shooting and law enforcement experience.
February 21, 2020
In this special episode, host Brent T. Wheat speaks with retired FBI agent Ed Mireles, widely considered the hero of the famous 1986 Miami shootout. During the conversation, Ed is candid about his actions during the shootout and how he persevered in the face of multiple injuries and the deaths of fellow agents and friends. He also offers his insight on how the incident has changed the law enforcement mindset and how he has personally moved past that haunting day in Miami.
February 21, 2020
Widely considered the hero of the famous 1986 FBI Miami shootout, Host Brent T. Wheat spoke with retired FBI agent Ed Mireles about his actions during the incident, how he persevered in the face of multiple injuries and his insight into its lasting impact on law enforcement training, tactics, ballistics and duty weapons.
February 14, 2020
Following a conversation with Roy Huntington (Quick Hit #2) about how to start a church security team, host Brent T. Wheat speaks with new American Handgunner Editor Tom McHale about his experiences and learnings being on an active church security team.
February 14, 2020
Following a Quick Hit (Episode #9) conversation with GUNS/American Handgunner Publisher Roy Huntington, Host Brent T. Wheat spoke with Executive Editor Tom McHale about his experiences and learnings being on an active church "safety" team.
February 7, 2020
Sales and Marketing Director for Ed Brown Products and a veteran for the shooting world, John May is one of those outgoing gun guys who's never met a stranger and is quick with a story.  During our wide-ranging conversation, we talk about many interesting things, including what it’s like to shoot nearly a ton (literally) of watermelons.
February 7, 2020
Sales & Marketing Director for Ed Brown Products, John May is one of those outgoing people who's never met a stranger and is quick with a story. He and Host Brent T. Wheat discuss a wide range of topics, including how to be a good firearms student, arming school teachers and shooting a literal ton of watermelons.
January 31, 2020
Host Brent T. Wheat talks to the newest member of the FMG Publications family and Executive Editor of American Handgunner Magazine, Tom McHale, who shares his favorite types of shooting and firearms. "The boys" also discuss running into Lou Ferigno and their first meeting where they filmed a promo in a porta-potti!
January 31, 2020
Host Brent T. Wheat talks to new American Handgunner Executive Editor, Tom McHale, for the first time from the 2020 SHOT Show. Tom shares his favorite firearms and "the boys" discuss running into Lou Ferigno at the show and filming an Industry Day at the Range promo in a porta-potty.
January 24, 2020
Despite being one of the best and brightest in the industry, not many people outside the gun business have heard of Mossberg Director of Media Relations, Linda Powell. And that’s unfortunate, because not only is Linda great at what she does, but she’s a fantastic ambassador for hunting and an incredible role model for women in shooting sports and the outdoors.
January 24, 2020
While she didn't grow up as an outdoorsman, Mossberg Director of Media Relations Linda Powell has become an ambassador for hunting and a role model for women in shooting sports. She shares her inspiring story, hunting experiences and appreciation for shooting with Host Brent T. Wheat.
January 17, 2020
Host Brent T. Wheat and Publisher Roy Huntington address why they hesitate to trash firearms in GUNS Magazine and American Handgunner reviews, why they don't typically review the newest guns, and other common reader questions regarding gun tests.
January 17, 2020
Why don't you see "bad" gun reviews in GUNS Magazine or American Handgunner? Host Brent T. Wheat and GUNS/American Handgunner Publisher Roy Huntington address why they hesitate to trash firearms in reviews and typically don't review the newest guns in the latest Quick Hit episode.
January 10, 2020
Both the owner of Gunsite Academy and a National Rifle Association Board Member, Owen "Buzz" Mills is candid while discussing Gunsite and his business philosophy, his plans for the future and his straightforward insight into the current problems of the NRA.
January 10, 2020
Both the owner of Gunsite Academy and a National Rifle Association Board Member, Owen "Buz" Mills is candid while sharing stories of how he came to own Gunsite and offers insight into his business philosophy, his plans for the future and the current problems within the NRA.
January 3, 2020
Church security is on everyone’s mind after the recent shooting at West Freeway Church of Christ in Texas. In response to a deluge of questions from the public, GUNS Magazine Podcast host and retired police officer Brent T. Wheat talks with Publisher and Editor Roy Huntington, himself a retired LEO, about tips and techniques for starting a church safety team.
January 3, 2020
After the recent lethal force shooting at West Freeway Church of Christ in Texas, church security is on everyone’s mind. In response to questions from readers and listeners, Host Brent T. Wheat and GUNS/American Handgunner Publisher Roy Huntington, both retired police officers, discuss how to start a church safety team.
December 27, 2019
Once ubiquitous among law enforcement and civilians, are 2-inch revolvers, or "snubbies," still viable today? Host Brent T. Wheat and Publisher Roy Huntington discuss their modern relevancy.
December 27, 2019
Once ubiquitous, 2-inch revolvers, or "snubbies," have since fallen out of favor with shooters. Both retired police officers who carried one, Host Brent T. Wheat and GUNS/American Handgunner Publisher Roy Huntington discuss their modern relevancy in this first Quick Hit episode.
December 20, 2019
Host Brent T. Wheat sits down with multiple world-record holder, competitor-without-equal and all-around nice guy, Jerry Miculek. We go in-depth about what it takes to compete against other world-class athletes and offers insight into Miculek's competitive mindset.
December 20, 2019
A pro shooter sponsored by the likes of Smith & Wesson and Mossberg, Host Brent T. Wheat sits down with the quick-finger Jerry Miculek while at Gunsite Academy to discuss his competitive mindset, multiple world records and how to "run your own race."
December 9, 2019
Massad Ayoob is in a class by himself. Podcast host and Editor Brent T. Wheat calls Ayoob, "the first superstar in the defensive firearms industry." Having appeared in every form of media, 'Mas' is one of the most highly sought-after firearms trainers in the world.
December 6, 2019
"The first superstar in the defensive firearms industry," Massad Ayoob is in a class by himself. Talking with Host Brent T. Wheat, 'Mas' shares how he started as a self-defense expert, how GUNS Magazine was responsible for his first book and the most important things to remember in a lethal force encounter.
November 29, 2019
One of the original seven founding members of CNN, Jim Shepherd is probably one of the most influential people in the gun industry you’ve never heard of. Our conversation covers topics ranging from Ted Turner’s personal politics to the reason why mainstream media is so left-wing, and even the care and feeding of his CNN on-air hairpiece.
November 29, 2019
One of the original seven founding members of CNN, Jim Shepherd is probably one of the most influential people in the gun industry you’ve never heard of. Our conversation covers topics ranging from Ted Turner’s personal politics to the reason why mainstream media is so left-wing, and even the care and feeding of his CNN on-air hairpiece.
November 22, 2019
Will Dabbs, MD is a favorite of GUNS Magazine readers. A former military helicopter pilot turned sawbones, Will splits his time between caring for the sick and writing about things that go “Bang!”
November 22, 2019
A favorite contributor of GUNS Magazine readers, Will Dabbs, MD is a former military helicopter pilot turned sawbones. Now, Will splits his time between caring for the sick and writing about things that go “Bang!” He tells Host Brent T. Wheat a poignant story about a local WWII veteran and shares his love of firearms journalism.
November 8, 2019
Brent talks to one of his oldest friends, Ken Campbell, CEO of Gunsite Academy in Chino Valley, AZ, the "Mothership" of modern defensive firearms training. Ken talks about training at Gunsite, the philosophy of Jeff Cooper and what you need to know before venturing to "the ranch."
November 8, 2019
Brent talks to one of his oldest friends, Ken Campbell, CEO of Gunsite Academy about training, the philosophy of Jeff Cooper and what to know before venturing to "the ranch."
November 1, 2019
While attending a media event at Thunder Ranch, Host Brent T. Wheat sat down with one of America’s best-known firearms trainers, Clint Smith, in his home to talk about life, shooting and why he sometimes (unapologetically) inspires wrath among "internet mall ninjas."
November 1, 2019
Launching the new GUNS Magazine Podcast with our own Roy Huntington, publisher of both GUNS Magazine and American Handgunner, Host Brent T. Wheat talks to Roy about his two current favorite guns and what makes GUNS Magazine unique among other firearms publications on newsstands.
November 1, 2019
In Episode 2, host Brent T. Wheat sits down for an interesting interview with one of America’s best-known firearms trainers, Clint Smith. Clint shares his unapologetic thoughts on training, shooting and life in a way only he can.
November 1, 2019
Welcome to the first episode of the GUNS Magazine Podcast! We’re launching this new audio adventure by interviewing our own Roy Huntington, publisher of both GUNS Magazine and American Handgunner.
November 1, 2019
The short and sweet CliffNotes version of why we're publishing a podcast, listen to the introductory episode with GUNS Magazine Editor and Podcast host Brent T. Wheat.
November 1, 2019
The short and sweet CliffNotes version of why America's oldest newsstand firearm magazine, GUNS Magazine, is now publishing a podcast. with GUNS Magazine Editor and Podcast Host Brent T. Wheat.
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