Self Defense With Zach, Jarrad, and Paul Markel From Student of the Gun – Ep. 15

We’re back bringing you yet another awesome episode of TacticalPay radio! This week, we’re lucky to have not just one, but three guests (Zach, Jarrad, and Paul Markel from Student of the Gun on the show. As you’ll hear, they all had a lot of insights to share on self defense.

Professor Paul G. Markel is the founder and president of Student of the Gun… and a former U.S. Marine, police officer, bodyguard, and firearms instructor. He’s authored articles and books on law enforcement and use of force, sport shooting, and other firearms-related topics. Jarrad Markel, a pro MMA fighter and expert website designer, is the C.O.O. of Student of the Gun. Zach Markel is Student of the Gun’s “shipping ogre” as he is responsible for all the behind-the-scenes work at SOTG. Together they (along with other members of their team)

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Guns, Shooting, The NRA, and More with Julie Golob – Ep. 14

It’s time to tune in for another great episode of TacticalPay radio! This week, we covered a variety of topics with Julie Golob on the show.

Julie is a world shooting champion, Army veteran, author, and all-around gun ambassador who is currently running for a seat on the NRA Board of Directors (#JULIEGFORNRA). As you’ll hear, Julie had a lot of insights to share on finding success in the world of firearms, gun rights, and the NRA.

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Scott Wilson from the Connecticut Citizens Defense League – Ep. 13

It’s time for another great episode of Tactical Pay Radio! This week, we were so happy to have Scott Wilson of the Connecticut Citizens Defense League (CCDL) on the show. Scott had a wealth of information to share about gun rights, and the process of founding/growing an organization all about protecting those rights.

Scott Wilson is the co-founder and President of Connecticut’s largest gun group, the Connecticut Citizens Defense League. He’s a logistics specialist by trade, but serves as the go-to resource for Connecticut lawmakers and gun owners alike. As a testament to his knowledge of firearms safety, 2nd Amendment awareness, and firearms-related laws and bills, his non-profit organization CCDL has exponentially increased its membership in recent years.

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Concealed Carry for Women with Emily Valentine of Style Me Tactical – Ep. 12

It’s time to tune in for another great episode of TacticalPay radio! This week, we’re thrilled to have Emily Valentine of Style Me Tactical on the show to talk all about concealed carry for women. Style doesn’t have to be sacrificed for protection!

Emily Valentine is the founder of Style Me Tactical, an unique and extremely popular lifestyle blog. Style Me Tactical showcases the experiences (e.g., concealed carry options) for female gun owners as well as beauty & wellness. She is also a co-host of the Not Your Average Gun Girls podcast, which just started publishing episodes at the most recent Shot Show in Las Vegas. Having been introduced to guns at a young age, it wasn’t until she was much older that she truly became passionate about guns, and gun rights.

When it comes to talking concealed carry for women and style, we couldn’t ask for a better guest!

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Talking Holsters with Mark Lancaster of Squared Away Customs – Ep. 11

We’re locked and loaded for another great episode of TacticalPay radio! This week, we were so happy to have Mark Lancaster of Squared Away Customs on the show. Mark had a ton of great insight to share on holsters, and specifically how he built a holster company from the ground up!

Mark has been in the firearms industry for years, with his passion driving him to build businesses and serve gun owners and enthusiasts with great products. Before starting Squared Away Customs, Mark operated a local gun shop and received many comments about his custom made holsters. His passion for DIY equipment solutions has helped drive Squared Away Custom’s growth!

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The Armed Lutheran Lloyd Bailey – Ep. 10

It’s time to tune in for another great episode of TacticalPay radio! This week, we’re lucky to have Lloyd Bailey of The Armed Lutheran podcast and site on the show. As you’ll hear, Lloyd Bailey had a lot of insights to share on gun ownership, running a successful podcast, and self-defense as it relates to the bible.

Lloyd Bailey’s journey with firearms began with a desire to protect his family. As a man of faith, he also found that there was a lot of misleading information out there about guns and self-defense in general. This in addition to many differing opinions on self-defense and Christianity.

As a blogger, Lloyd began writing articles about everything from competitive shooting to Second Amendment issues. However, his main focus has always been on how those who call themselves Christians view the right to bear arms in light of Jesus Christ’s call to love our neighbors as ourselves. He started The Armed Lutheran Podcast in 2016 and has been exploring this topic (and others) on his show ever since.

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Michael Bane from Down Range TV – Ep. 9

We’re locked and loaded for another great episode of TacticalPay radio! This week, we were so happy to have Michael Bane on the show. Michael is the creator and host of the Outdoor Channel’s award-winning show, Shooting Gallery (Part of Down Range TV), now in its 17th season.

In addition to hosting Shooting Gallery, he is the author of 22 books, including the best-seller Over the Edge: A Regular Guy’s Odyssey in Extreme Sports. Lastly, he hosts the weekly podcast called Down Range Radio, in which he covers many aspects of shooting and firearms for their dedicated listeners.

Michael Bane’s career has spanned decades, including over 25 years of professional journalism. Coupled with that, he has been involved with guns his entire life. Whether educating on shooting, discussing firearms, or just pursuing outdoor adventures and hobbies, Michael has built quite the legacy and has a ton of great insight for business owners and firearms enthusiasts alike.

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Barry Soskin from Article 2 Gun Range – Ep. 8

Strap yourself in because it’s time for another great episode of TacticalPay radio! This week, we were so happy to have Barry Soskin, Owner of Article 2 Gun Range in Lombard, Illinois on the show. If you’ve ever had questions about how a successful gun range and store is run, this episode should answer them!

Barry is a lifelong firearms enthusiasts, and runs the gun range and store along with his wife, Fran. Barry learned how to shoot in his youth with his family, and hasn’t looked back since. Though some might think it would be impossible to run such a business in locations (like Illinois) with stricter firearms regulation, Barry has been able to make it work for decades. Combining his knowledge of firearms, with a commitment to customer service and education has been his passion ever since he first opened a gun range.

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Trevor Furlotte from Slam Fire Radio – Ep. 7

We’ve got an awesome show today that’s all about firearms and podcasting. Brett chatted with Trevor Furlotte competitive shooter, and host of Slam Fire Radio and the Reloading podcast. Trevor had a ton of great insight to share on growing an audience, and reaching gun owners.

A lifelong firearms enthusiast, Trevor learned to both shoot and hunt from his father early in his life. These days, in addition to hosting two podcasts, he competes frequently in the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC). He also serves as the Director of the New Brunswick chapter of the CCFR (Which is basically Canada’s version of the NRA, for our unfamiliar listeners). Lastly, he is also involved in Project Mapleseed, an apolitical non-profit organization committed to delivering rifle marksmanship instruction to Canadians coast-to-coast.

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