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    We Like Shooting 561 – Acorn Dept

    enJune 04, 2024

    Podcast Summary

    • Gun accessoriesButler Creek AR mag loaders and Unorthodox Design SlapLoaders are highly recommended gun accessories according to the We Like Shooting Show hosts

      The hosts of the We Like Shooting Show discussed various gun-related topics while sharing some humorous anecdotes. They spoke about their upcoming hotel stay and joked about the infamous one-star reviews they have received, some of which involved the use of a "cock chair." They also talked about Gun Mag Warehouse, a company that provides various gun accessories except for the guns themselves. They highlighted the Butler Creek AR mag loaders and the Unorthodox Design SlapLoader as excellent products. Aaron introduced a new gun he found interesting, the Dark Mountain Arms Stowaway single shot 557 bolt gun, which he believed was designed to be suppressed. They compared the 57 caliber to 22LR and 17 HMR and found that 57 had better energy, flatter trajectory, and less drop at 200 yards than the other two. Overall, the conversation was lighthearted and informative, with the hosts sharing their experiences and knowledge about guns and related accessories.

    • FirearmsSpeaker found interest in bolt action 57 rifle for survival hunting and compatibility with suppressors, specifically the Bowers Group icon suppressor. Also expressed interest in high-end 22 long rifle 1911.

      Despite initially expressing skepticism about the bolt action 57 rifle, the speaker found himself wanting one after learning more about it. He appreciated its potential as a survival rifle for hunting small game and its compatibility with various suppressors. The Bowers Group icon suppressor was suggested for its 57 rating and evolution from the original USS model. The speaker also expressed interest in a high-end 1911 chambered in 22 long rifle, despite its high price point. The conversation touched upon various other firearms and accessories, including the Voodoo Gun Works 22 pistol and the Cloud Defensive MCH Micro flashlight. Overall, the discussion showcased the speakers' passion for firearms and their willingness to explore different options.

    • Muscle cars and following dreamsPassion for muscle cars can evoke nostalgia and inspire one to pursue their dreams, just like the speaker's friend who became a firefighter at a young age.

      The speaker is passionate about muscle cars, specifically the old school Camaros and the Roadrunner. He admires their power and design, and his fond memories of them are tied to significant moments in his life. The speaker also appreciates the versatility of the MCH flashlight, with its programmable tail cap and different modes, making it an essential tool for various situations. The speaker's brother's friend's firefighter journey was also a topic of discussion, with the speaker expressing admiration for the firefighter's dedication and career choice. The conversation also touched on the importance of having a clear goal and pursuing it, as the speaker's friend had done by becoming a firefighter at a young age. Overall, the conversation revolved around nostalgia, passion, and the importance of following one's dreams.

    • Old Russian church fireAn old Russian church in Cleveland, Ohio, caught fire due to a leaking copper roof during repairs, with an estimated $3,000,000 cost for repairs and a GoFundMe campaign to help.

      During a conversation, it was revealed that an old Russian church, a historical landmark in Cleveland, Ohio, caught fire due to a leak in the copper plating on the roof during repairs. The church, named Saint Theodosius Cathedral, is a communist Eastern Orthodox church and is a significant family church for the speakers. The cost of repair is estimated to be $3,000,000, and there is a GoFundMe campaign to help cover the expenses. The speakers also discussed an incident where they received a low offer for a gun from a website called cashforarms.com, which they declined. The conversation was filled with humor and reminiscing about past experiences.

    • Black Rider Concealment moveBlack Rider Concealment, a holster company, is moving from Illinois to Indiana due to political reasons, but their wide range of holster designs and gun compatibility sets them apart and is expected to continue benefiting the company in their new location.

      Black Rider Concealment, a holster company, is moving from Illinois to Indiana due to political reasons. They are known for making high-quality holsters, and their wide variety of designs and gun compatibility sets them apart in the market. During the discussion, it was mentioned that they offer holsters for a wide range of guns, including the Hudson H9 and even older muskets. The move to Indiana is expected to be good for the company's future. Black Rhino Concealment's website is blackrhino concealment.com, and they offer a coupon code WLS10 for savings. The conversation also touched upon a gunfight event where one of the participants, John from Gun Owners of America, won. The discussion also included some miscommunications and light-hearted banter.

    • Versatile Firearms DesignsFirearms like the Pedersen rifle and 1903 Springfield offer versatility with interchangeable parts and different magazine capacities, while unique designs like the Beowulf Boba Fett and Piazza PPS 5022 add interesting themes to gun collecting.

      The discussed firearms, specifically a Pedersen rifle and a 1903 Springfield, were designed to be versatile and interchangeable, allowing users to switch between different types and capacities depending on the situation. The Pedersen rifle, for instance, could be used with a 30-round magazine or a 5-round box magazine. The 1903 Springfield, on the other hand, was a more traditional rifle with a 5-round magazine. The conversation also touched upon various firearms, including an Italian Piazza PPS 5022, a custom 50 cal Beowulf Boba Fett, and a 50 cal Beowulf with a Strike Eagle optic. The bids for these firearms ranged from $615 to $22,100. The group was unable to correctly guess the theme of the auctioned items, which was revealed to be guns with unique or interesting themes or designs.

    • Gun auctions with slingsDiscussion centered around unique gun auctions featuring slings and uncommon calibers, with some errors in gun identification leading to entertaining moments. Sean won the auction theme.

      The discussion revolved around various gun auctions, with a focus on uncommon calibers and the presence of slings. The hosts made some mistakes in identifying the prices and guns sold, leading to some amusing moments. The theme for the night was guns that accept slings, and Sean emerged as the winner. The conversation also touched upon Trump's felony conviction and its implications for his firearm ownership rights, with differing opinions expressed. The tone was generally light-hearted and humorous, with occasional serious comments about gun rights and the legal system.

    • Gun STLs licensingThe debate over charging for gun frame STLs highlights the complexities and controversies surrounding technology, intellectual property, and gun rights. Designers could potentially recoup costs for their time and resources, but the sensitive nature of guns sparks controversy. Balance and intellectual property rights are crucial in the digital world.

      The idea of companies charging for gun frame STLs (stereolithography files) is a topic that has sparked controversy and debate. Rob Pincus suggested this possibility during a brainstorming session, but some people took issue with the idea due to the sensitive nature of guns. However, the speaker in the discussion acknowledged that people pay for downloadable content in various industries and that designers could potentially recoup costs for their time and resources. The concept of licensing STLs for gun frames was also discussed, allowing users to print a gun frame once after paying a fee. Despite the controversy, the speaker emphasized the importance of intellectual property rights and the need for balance in the digital world. The discussion also touched upon the topic of gun rights and politics, with the speaker expressing skepticism towards politicians and their commitment to gun rights. Overall, the conversation highlighted the complexities and controversies surrounding the intersection of technology, intellectual property, and gun rights.

    • Voting importance for gun ownersEvery vote matters, especially for gun owners, as demonstrated by a close congressional race. Preparation and self-defense, including night vision sights, are also crucial.

      The importance of being an active voter, especially for gun owners, was emphasized in the discussion. Despite feeling disenfranchised, every vote counts and can make a difference. This was illustrated through the example of a congressional race where the margin of victory was just 407 votes. Additionally, the discussion touched upon the importance of night vision sights for self-defense and the potential consequences of not being prepared. The group also shared personal stories and experiences, including an incident involving a black airman who was mistakenly shot by a deputy. The group agreed on the importance of standing up for one's rights and being vigilant in protecting oneself and one's community.

    • Gun Laws and TravelingBeing aware of gun laws in different areas is crucial when traveling to avoid legal consequences. Failure to comply can result in arrests and lengthy legal battles.

      It's crucial to be aware of gun laws when traveling to different areas, as failure to comply can lead to serious legal consequences. This was highlighted in the case of Bruin, a Massachusetts resident who was arrested and charged for carrying a pistol without a license in Washington D.C. The case eventually reached the Supreme Court, which ruled in Bruin's favor. Another ongoing case involves the constitutionality of a federal ban on possession of firearms in post offices. While property owners have the right to restrict guns on their property, the government cannot infringe upon the Second Amendment rights of citizens. Meanwhile, an American citizen, Ben, has been incarcerated in Turks and Caicos for accidentally bringing 4 rounds of ammunition with him. These cases underscore the importance of understanding gun laws and the potential consequences of non-compliance.

    • Firearm safety, Political landscapeCarelessness and ignorance with firearms can lead to costly and dangerous situations. Be aware of surroundings and double-check belongings. Frustration with politicians who do not fully represent their constituents, importance of accountability and change, and excitement about laser engraver possibilities.

      Carelessness and ignorance can lead to costly and potentially dangerous situations, especially when it comes to firearms. The speaker shared two personal experiences where he accidentally carried ammunition and a live round without realizing it, resulting in the loss of valuable ammunition and a close call at the airport. These incidents highlight the importance of double-checking belongings and being aware of one's surroundings. Moreover, the conversation touched on the political landscape and the need for constitutional support at all levels of government. The speaker expressed frustration with politicians who do not fully represent their constituents and called for accountability and change. The conversation also touched on the importance of challenging and primarizing politicians who do not uphold the second amendment. Lastly, the discussion included a brief mention of laser engravers and their potential capabilities, with the speakers sharing their own experiences and expressing excitement about the possibilities. Overall, the conversation covered a range of topics, from personal experiences to political commentary and technological exploration.

    • Emotional resonance in podcastingPodcasts like 'We Like Shooting' evoke strong emotions in listeners through the unique dynamics and diverse range of topics discussed by its cast members, creating an engaging and entertaining experience.

      The podcast "We Like Shooting" evokes various emotions in its listeners, with each cast member representing a different emotion. Jeremy is associated with anger, Aaron with sadness or anger, Sean with tears, Nick with joy, and the speaker himself with laughs. The listeners' reviews express their appreciation for the show's ability to elicit these emotions, making the podcast an entertaining and engaging part of their daily lives. The cast members' dynamic and the diverse range of topics discussed on the show keep the listeners engaged and invested. Overall, "We Like Shooting" is a unique and emotionally resonant podcast that provides knowledge, humor, and a sense of community for its audience.

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