In this episode of The Silvercore Podcast, Travis Bader sits down with Shane Mathieson of Reliable Gun in Vancouver BC. Listen in as they discuss how Reliable Gun got it’s start, the recent OIC firearms ban and how it’s affecting business as well as how COVID has impacted gun sales and more! 

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Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Introduction [00:00:00 - 00:01:25]
  • Reliable Gun’s start [00:01:26 - 00:06:23]
  • Pheasant Hunting [00:06:24 - 00:09:20]
  • Reliable Gun & Tackle [00:09:21 - 00:11:54]
  • COVID affects on business [00:11:55 - 00:14:02]
  • OIC firearms ban [00:14:03 - 00:20:49]
  • Picking apart the firearms ban legislation [00:20:49 - 00:23:31]
  • Firearms ban affects & banding together [00:23:32 - 00:28:56]
  • Ban of 12 gauge shotguns & politics [00:28:57 - 00:31:09]
  • Shooters are normal people [00:31:09 - 00:34:04]
  • Online consumerism vs. in person purchases [00:34:05 - 00:36:16]
  • Prohibited rifle [00:36:17 - 00:37:35]
  • Insights on the firearm ban & the stigma around firearms owners [00:37:35 - 00:46:58]
  • Statistics & Firearms in the media [00:46:59 - 00:49:36]
  • Interpretations, buyback & grandfathering of firearms banned [00:49:37 - 00:50:43]
  • Hunting as an essential service [00:50:45 - 00:52:06]
  • Raising awareness [00:52:06 - 00:54:27]
  • Reliable Sales [00:54:27 - 00:55:35] 
  • Outro [00:55:36 - 00:56:03]

 

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