GTR 2020

GTR 2020

Tom Gresham's Gun Talk® Radio is the original national radio show about guns and the shooting sports, airing coast to coast on more than 270 stations each week. Tune in for more from Gun Talk Radio live on Sundays from 2PM-5PM Eastern, or on a podcast near you:, Apple iTunes, i-Heart radio, Spotify, Alexa, or your favorite podcast spot, plus the GunDealio iPhone app, GunDealio Android app, and the Gun Talk Stitcher App.

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GTR 2020
  • CCW Insurance & Purse Carry Techniques

    Merrill discusses her carry gun of choice, and is questioning if she should have concealed-carry insurance? She calls in to the After Show to discuss her options - Find out more on the two mentioned: Armed Citizens and USCCA Plu...

  • Leftist Lies about Self-Defense and Protests

    Just how far will the left go to try and gaslight the public? Tom address a recent article that blatantly lies to create hysteria regarding the self-defense shooting in Kenosha by Kyle Rittenhouse. Tom addresses the problem with this type of "media" that is produced on a daily basis. Remember, a ...

  • Multi-Story Home Defense – What to Do?

    What should you do if you have a multi-story home, or a multi-story home with kids, if an intruder/s bust through the door? Drew writes in with the question, and Tom has some helpful tips and things to think about.

  • Lessons to Learn from Kenosha, Kyle Rittenhouse Shooting

    Tom asks some questions about the financing of riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin, plus the self-defense shooting by Kyle Rittenhouse... and the "Yes, But" of it all. He receives an impassioned call from Charles regarding Rittenhouse, and the shooting of a "Prayer Patriot" in Portland. Tom also offers e...

  • Do Pistol Caliber Carbines Work for Home Defense?

    John calls in to discuss the benefits of a Pistol Caliber Carbine (PCC) for self-defense in your home. Tom and John both agree there’s a demographic that the PCC is a better option for over other platforms, the Ruger PC Charger, and their personal add-on preferences - red dots (

  • How to Get Started in Handloading

    Have you considered handloading your ammo with the current shortage and price increases? Robert calls in to find out where to start when it comes to reloading your own ammunition. Tom and the After-Show crew give him some tips on the different equipment, and where to find information and products...

  • So Many Choices! Picking Your First Suppressor

    The After-Show crew of Tom, Jim, and Michelle talk about Jim's first suppressor purchase, and how he decided which one to buy. Find yours at

  • Some Gun Owners Voting Biden?

    A caller asks Tom for advice on talking with gun owners who are planning on voting for Biden because they say "The 2nd Amendment will protect our rights".

  • Hellcat, SAINT Victor Range Report

    A caller gives a range report on the Springfield Armory Hellcat and SAINT Victor, and asks for advice on a front sight issue. Find yours at

  • Pro-Gun Rights - Not Just for Republicans

    LA State Representative and Democrat C. Travis Johnson (LA-21) talks with Tom about the passage of four pro-gun bills in the state, why he's pro-gun and pro-2nd Amendment, talking to his fellow Democrats to encourage support for gun rights, and more.

  • I've Never Shot A Gun - Which One Do I Buy?

    As a grandmother, Mary has decided she needs to become a gun owner so she can protect herself and her granddaughter who lives with her. She might have shot a gun 50 years ago. What gun does she need to buy? Tom has a suggestion on where she needs to start.

  • Are You Supposed to Line Up Iron Sights & Red Dot Optic?

    A caller chats with the AfterShow crew about why M&P 22 rifle his red dot sights aren’t aligning with his iron sights. Tom talks to him through the answer. This one may surprise you.

  • Always Have Your Gun On You?

    A caller typically abides by the Pants On, Gun On philosophy, but the one time he forgot, he immediately regretted it when a sow pinned him against the wall.

  • How YOU Can Help New Gun Owners

    Do you need a little motivation to help new gun owners? Tom talks with a listener about how he has helped over 2,000 new gun owners. Check out Reeser's book at

  • I Accidentally Put My Gun Through the Dryer

    A caller gets his gun stuck in the dryer. What are the safety concerns, and will the gun still work?

  • Is the Glock 29 a Bear or Lion Gun?

    A listener is heading into the mountains and has a bear gun question. Is the GLOCK 29 a valid choice for use against bears, mountain lions, or wolves?

  • What To Do If You Draw Your Gun

    This is a “What If” call. The After Show crew discusses what to do if you find an intruder in your home, or how you should react if the attacker grabs your gun, or if they appear unarmed? How do you act and what goes through your mind while encountering a potentially life-threatening situation?

  • 5.7 Cartridge in a Revolver?

    Will the 5.7x28mm work in a revolver? Tom discusses chamber pressures of the 5.7x28mm and what protective equipment you may need to have on hand before shooting. Plus, he might have a better option.

  • Ideas for Securing Your Gun Rights

    A caller decides to build an 80% lower to keep it in his hands if the government if they ever decide to take guns. Is this the best plan of action? Tom asks Ethan to make the same commitment to prevent that from happening.

  • Would You Trust Your Life to a Battery?

    A caller disagrees with Tom about the use of a battery-operated optic or laser on a defensive gun. Tom offers his suggestion to circumvent the issue of a dead battery when it matters most, whether it's a red dot or a laser.

  • Introducing Kids to the Shooting Sports

    Tom Gresham talks about growing up with guns, and discusses some good ways to get kids started in the shooting sports with Team Smith & Wesson member Julie Golob.

  • You're Never Too Old To Protect Yourself

    How old is too old to carry a gun? A caller shares the story about his mother who bought a PK380, sent in her paperwork and got a concealed carry permit at the age of 81, has started taking additional training classes, and is now confident in her ability to protect herself. In our opinion, you’re...

  • Finding a Good Concealed Carry Holster

    How do you choose the right carry holster? Is a nylon holster the right choice? Maybe a leather one? Or kydex? Callers ask about holsters all the time. Tom talks with a caller that loves his nylon holster, and offers his criteria for a good carry holster for others to consider.

  • Choosing an Optic for Your AR Pistol

    A listener emails Tom asking what the difference is between a red dot or a reflex sight for his AR pistol, and how does he choose the right one?