Tom Gresham's Gun Talk is the original national radio show about guns and the shooting sports. Airing coast to coast for more than two decades, Gun Talk runs on more than 255 stations each week. Call 866-TALK GUN (866-825-5486) to talk with Tom.

Tom is a nationally-known firearms expert, author and television host. His entire life has prepared him to be the host of Gun Talk. He has been shooting since the age of 6, and at 13 he was taking photographs for the best selling book The Complete Book of Bass Fishing, written by his father, Grits Gresham. Tom was co-author, with his famous father, of a syndicated newspaper column. Click here for more information on Gun Talk.

Ted Nugent's 4th Of July Party; Dangers Of Being A Game Warden; New Gun Needed A Break-in: 07.07.24 Hour 1

Surgeon General Names Guns A Health Crisis; Is A Loose Pistol More Reliable?; Power Tool Gun Repair: 07.07.24 Hour 2

In This Hour:

-- Lee Williams - The Gun Writer -- unwraps the story of the U.S. Surgeon General declaring guns to be a health crisis, doing the work of the gun ban lobby.

--  In wars, the 1911 pistol was typically loose and rattled when it was shaken.  Did that make it more reliable?

--  A caller describes his process of using a power tool to smooth out the barrel of his pistol.

Tom Gresham's Gun Talk 07.07.24 Hour 

Supreme Court Dodges Second Amendment; Why Use Pepper Spray?; Should You Drink While Carrying?: 07.07.24 Hour 3

In This Hour:

-- Hannah Hill, from National Association For Gun Rights, explains why the Supreme Court did not take the lawsuit challenging Illinois' ban on semi-auto rifles.

-- Even if you carry a gun, consider adding pepper spray to your EDC.  Here's why, and how to use it.

--  In some states you can carry a firearm into a restaurant that serves alcohol, but should you drink?

Tom Gresham's Gun Talk 07.07.24  Hour 3  .

Pepper Spray Tactics; Custom Rifles; Ted Nugent: 07.07.24 After Show

In This Hour:

-- Ted Nugent just needs to come out of his shell.

-- How to use pepper spray, and why you should have it.

--  When cost is no object in building a custom rifle.

Tom Gresham's Gun Talk 07.07.24  After Show

Biden-Trump Debate Won't Mention Guns; Surgeon General's Anti-Gun Campaign; New Pistol From Sig: Gun Talk Radio | 06.30.24 Hour 1

In This Hour:

-- While the televised debate between Trump and Biden was a disaster for the President, it was telling there were no questions about guns and gun control.

-- The U.S. Surgeon General launched a new initive calling for treating guns as a health crisis.  Dr. John Edeen of Doctors For Responsible Gun Ownership details the history of this movement, and its dishonest approach to back-door gun bans.

-- Sigsaur releases the latest variation of its popular P365 line.  The P365 Fuse is larger and has much more ammo capacity.  But what is it good for?

Tom Gresham's Gun Talk 06.30.24  Hour 1

Selling Tiger McKee's Guns; Shoot A Magnum In Your .45; Guns For Civil Unrest: Gun Talk Radio | 06.30.24 Hour 2

In This Hour:

--  Beloved firearms trainer Tiger McKee's guns are to be sold at aucton.  Dwight Van Brunt explains how it work. The Gunbroker auction will be held here:

-- Whether it's the .460 Roland of the .450 SMC, you can shoot a "magnum" cartridge in your .45ACP 1911 pistol.

-- If you were to prepare for widespread terrorist attacks or civil unrest, how would you start?  Guns, first aid, and having a plan.

Tom Gresham's Gun Talk 06.30.24  Hour 2

Louisiana Gets Constitutional Carry; The Trap Of Gun Free School Zones; Secrets Of Dry Fire Practice: Gun Talk Radio | 06.30.24 Hour 3

In This Hour:

-- On July 4 Louisiana gets Constitutional Carry.  However, there are still good reasons to have a carry permit. Dan Zelenka from the Louisiana Shooting Association explains why.

--  Gun Free School Zones may be the sneaky trap that can put you in prison, even when you try to obey the law.

--  What should you be working on when you practice dry firing? The critical role of follow-through.

Tom Gresham's Gun Talk   06.30.24  Hour 3

Why Dry Fire Practice Works; The 10mm Versus The .44 Magnum; Semi-Auto Pistol Caliber Carbines: Gun Talk Radio 06-30-24 | After Show

In This Hour:

--  Why does dry fire practice make you a better shot? How to get the most from it.

-- In the consideration for the next Gun Talk firearm, on conversation compares the 10mm carbine and thew .41 or .44 Magnum lever action.

-- Why not go with a pistol-caliber carbine?  They are available in 9mm, .45ACP, and even 10mm.

Tom Gresham's Gun Talk 06.30.24  After Show

Gunsmiths, Rifles, Warriors, Salvation: The Brownells Story

How an Iowa startup rocketed to a global powerhouse.

Two firearms industry legends meet, as Gun Talk’s Tom Gresham sits down with Pete Brownell, CEO of Brownells, to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the heralded family-owned firearms supply company.

The conversation covers the company's history, starting with Pete's grandfather, Bob Brownell, who founded it in 1939. Initially a home gunsmith and NRA writer, Bob responded to a growing demand for firearm parts and tools, significantly impacting the industry with his "Encyclopedia of Modern Firearms."

Brownells has grown from its humble beginnings to become a global leader, adhering to values of quality, customer service, and a deep understanding of gunsmithing needs. Pete emphasizes the company's culture of collaboration and personal relationships, reflecting their customer-first philosophy. Initiatives like "Back to the Lodge" foster a supportive community among employees.

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Pete also shares his own journey, working in the construction industry and Silicon Valley before joining Brownells. His experiences taught him leadership and modern business practices, which he brought back to the family business. He also talks about his passion for mountain climbing and an upcoming expedition to Kilimanjaro with veterans, aiming to inspire resilience and recovery.

Brownells has expanded into selling complete firearms, with a focus on their acclaimed BRN line. Looking ahead, Pete and his company plan to enhance the customer experience with better information and to explore new markets like preparedness and survival gear.Throughout the interview, Pete's respect for his family's legacy and commitment to innovation and customer service are evident. The conversation highlights Brownells' evolution while maintaining its foundational values, ensuring its continued success and relevance in the firearms industry.

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Tom Gresham is the host of Gun Talk Radio, the original national radio show about guns and gun-related topics, and is celebrating its 29th year. Gun Talk runs on nearly 300 stations weekly across the U.S. and is also available as a podcast - accessible wherever you find your podcasts.

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Shooting Tips From an Olympic Champion | Gun Talk Nation

If you’re looking for shooting tips, it’s hard to beat advice from an Olympic Gold Medalist. USA Shooting National Team athlete Vincent Hancock sits down with Gun Talk Nation’s Ryan Gresham prior to heading to Paris for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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