WLS 015 – Bond Girl: Horus Reticle

episode-tileThis episode we’ll talk about Hera Arms Magazines, White hat holsters, 300blk, Pelican cases, muzzle brakes, Peltor hearing protection, 5.56 caliber rifles and Scars.  Chicks dig scars.

Links to our guests and panelists:

Our panel tonight

Tonight we’ll tell one lie per introduction.  See if you can tell what it is.

  • Savage1r – Savage is a YouTuber who makes videos about shooting, philosophy, and do it yourself projects once ate 2lbs of fortune cookies hoping it would allow him to see the future, but now all he can predict is your lucky number
  • Lil Chantilly – Lil is Active Duty Navy, womens shooting advocate, long range shooter and gun blogger, at Heelsandhandguns.com, and has dated all seven of the actors who’ve played James Bond, guess what her bond girl name was… (Survey Says: Horus Reticle)
  • Aaron – Law enforcement marketing specialist, and media contact for WLS. Once wrestled a bear for a donut (even lesser known fact, donut was a bearclaw)
  • Jeremy – Former Marine, instructor, owner of River’s Edge Tactical in Ohio, and is also known throughout the Buckeye state as the man with the largest hello kitty toy collection
  • Nick – Nick spends his day making high dollar rifles and barrels and his Nights defending his home town after being bitten by a radioactive spider gave him super powers
  • Shawn – I’m Shawn, I’m an instructor, reviewer, competitor and I have lit the fires of Gondor

Our guests tonight are:

  • Eric Mutchler – Project Coordinator for Solid Concepts since 2011, hunter and a father of 2. Solid concepts has 3d printed the first 3d printed steel firearm and may have just changed everything.  He is not only capable of licking his own elbow, but for a dollar will lick yours as well
  • Peter Palma – Former Marine machine gunner and sniper, appeared on Top Shot season 1 and returned for the all-star season, Inventor of MS Clean. But remember, he doesn’t like you. You just watch yourself. He is a wanted man. he has the death sentence on twelve systems

Drinking game – please be responsible

  • Shawn – interesting, Actually, absolutely, fantastic, basically, nice
  • Aaron – Piece, clip or Arachibutyrophobia
  • Anybody – WEAPON, Hi-Point.
  • Nick – poop
  • savage1r – ya know, basically
  • Lil – Oh My Goodness! (Usually brought on by something Aaron says.)
  • Peter – Anything we need to bleep out, 1911

Doing it better!

What have we done lately in guns, outdoors and gear?

  • Shawn: USPSA match – 9th overall, 2nd in division.  Germaine from RMTL was there and did great!  It was her second match.
  • Aaron: Power Outage
  • Nick: shooting in the dark
  • Eric (Embracing long range shooting with the 308 )
  • Peter completed my Apocalypse backpack,
  • Jeremy: Sighted in the Savage
  • Lil:  Pistol range – shooting XD45, focusing on fundamentals – practicing for accuracy

Gear Chat

This segment we talk about stuff that we have, want and need!

  • Shawn: Hera Arms Polymer 30 round AR magazines
  • Aaron: White Hat Holsters
  • Nick: .300blk build
  • Jeremy: Pelican 1750 case
  • Savage1r: muzzle brake
  • Lil:  3M Peltor Sport Tactical Electronic Hearing Protection (See WLS Episode 007 regarding my opinion on Howard Leights.)
  • Eric (Want/need a 5.56 rifle)
  • Peter Scar 17

Going ballistic

This segment is for us to talk about aggravating things in the gun world.   Panelists, Vent away.

Industry News

News or anything else going on

State update:

Now we’ll quickly go through each panelists state and with one word they will describe the current gun law/regulation atmosphere.

No colors

  • Montana: lovely
  • Colorado: Damn it.
  • Michigan: Desolate
  • Washington: Undecided
  • Ohio: (Depends on the vote from Tuesday)
  • Idaho:
  • California: Ludicrous
  • Florida:
  • Texas: Merica!
  • Louisiana:  drunk

Whose gun?

If fictional characters were to use modern publicly available firearms, what would they use? Pick ONE or two.


  • Homer Simpson — Lil:  S&W .45 Long Colt, because he saw something like it on TV one time, and all the accessories the salesperson could tack on.
  • Marge Simpson – Shawn: Thompson Sub machine gun that she took out of grandpa Simpsons room and keeps in her hair.
  • Bart Simpson – Shawn: He uses a slingshot.  He’s like 9 man.
  • Lisa Simpson — Lil:  Wraith Open Gun (made by Predator Tactical)
  • Maggie Simpson Jeremy: FNH FiveSeven (this time even if Burns is wearing body armor she’ll get him)
  • Montgomery Burns – Aaron – Pair of steel-mounted “saddle” pistols owned by George Washington – $1.96m
  • Comic Book Guy – Shawn: Kimber (any)  total snob and anything else is “worst gun everrrrrr”
  • Disco Stu- Aaron- Bren Ten  chambered for 10mm Auto (same as Sonny Crockett)
  • Duffman – Peter – AR mag pouches
  • Ned Flanders – Aaron – “Rods From God” Kinetic bombardment
  • Itchy – savage1r – Kel Tec P-32. Mouse gun for a mouse
  • Krusty the Clown – savage1r – Hi Point 9mm. Clown gun for a clown
  • Lenny Leonard – Shawn – Lenny and Carl sell their cars and buy a solid concept 3d printed steel 1911
  • Otto Mann AK cause he doesn’t give a f***
  • Nelson Muntz – Peter – Judge
  • Sideshow Bob – Peter – Something with a bayonet
  • Grampa Simpson  – Aaron – as a member of the flying hellfish, his favorite weapon was Thompson submachine gun M1A1
  • Principal Seymour Skinner -Jeremy M14 he was an army vet
  • Waylon Smithers, Jeremy: Walther PPK cerakoted bright pink
  • Moe Szyslak – Aaron – Stoeger Coach gun
  • Milhouse Van Houten -Peter -Sigma
  • Chief Clancy Wiggum – Savage1r – Dan Wesson .357 Mag
  • Groundskeeper Willie – Nick – Bren Mk2 (less expensive than mk1)

Wrap up

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Shawn Herrin

As a certified NRA instructor, fervent shooter and IPSC competitor, safe, responsible, ethical and legal gun use are my passions. Whether handloading, practicing, studying or reviewing items, I am constantly focused on guns and shooting. Staunch supporter of the Bill of Rights and very proud American.


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