Trigger Words Podcast

Former special operations (1/75) sniper, bestselling author, firearm industry executive and attorney Ryan Cleckner discussing all things guns, law and politics. Ryan’s engaging demeanor and straight talk on complex topics will have you instantly hooked on this great podcast!

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30 -SOT Registration

30 -SOT Registration

In this episode, Ryan talks about what an SOT is, what it can do, and how to register. He covers the 3 classes of special occupational taxpayers for making, importing, and/or selling NFA firearms like silencers, machine guns, etc.  June is the time of year for SOT...

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27 – 80% Receivers

27 – 80% Receivers

80% receivers – what are they, how can you legally make one, marketing requirements and how to be careful with what you’re doing. 80% is a marketing term, not a legal definition It’s got nothing to do with how much of the firearm is completed Could also be referred to...

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Is Benchmade Anti-Gun?

Is Benchmade Anti-Gun?

Tune in to episode 24 as Ryan discusses the latest online outrage, Benchmade destroying guns and contributing to anti-gun Democrat politicians. A few points are discussed about the issue including: Is destroying guns always bad? Was a felony committed by making a...

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023 – Bump Stock Ban Summary

023 – Bump Stock Ban Summary

Bump Stock Ban Summary “Bump-fire stocks” have effectively been banned for average gun-owners. The Trump administration has “re-defined” these devices as machine guns and is giving American citizens 90 days to turn them in or destroy them or they will be felons....

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022 – NFA Definitions

022 – NFA Definitions

National Firearms Act of 1934 (NFA):  Legislation started after attempted assassination of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933 Attempt to reduce prohibition-era gang violence Requires registration and taxation of certain firearms: Silencers Short Barreled Shotguns...

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