World-Changers, Loserville and Restoring Western Society with the Metal Motivator – Part 1

Do you like to rock? Mickey interviews C.J. Ortiz, the Metal Motivator! Ortiz is a talented marketing maven who’s passionate about inspiring people toward personal achievement, “whether they’re struggling to overcome an addiction, or they’re a CEO trying to position their company for maximum profit.”

For the past 25 years, C.J. Ortiz has raised kids into adulthood, served as a dedicated husband, counseled and coached clients, ran business, edited magazines, ran a publishing label, and spoken to thousands of people in the U.S. and abroad.

To hear more from this inspirational metal head visit MetalMotivation.com, where C.J. promises “Daily Screams for Living Aggressively!”

Note: This is Part 1 of a two part interview. Listen next week for the second half.


Music Attributions:
Intro – “3rd Eye Blimp” by Otis McDonald
Outro – “I Want More” by Silent Partner

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A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats. Be the Tide. | Higher Line Podcast #9

Mickey talks with Scott Puckett, Lead Instructor for Sorinex Tactical Application Group (TAG) from South Carolina. Sorinex TAG is a relatively new branch of the well-established Sorinex Exercise Equipment Company. These two gentlemen discuss fitness, weapon aptitude, law enforcement, mindset, life and so much more.

What to test your metal? Check out the Life Fighter Challenge at Sorinex’s Summer Strong 11 in Lexington, SC, less than two weeks away! (May 18-20, 2018)

*If you have a sharp eye you’ll recognize Scott as the Sheriff’s Deputy in our recent S12 videos.


Music Attributions:
Intro – “3rd Eye Blimp” by Otis McDonald
Outro – “I Want More” by Silent Partner

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YOU CAN’T LEAD OTHERS IF YOU CAN’T LEAD YOURSELF – Higher Line Podcast #8

Mickey interviews Daniel Hart, a very successful martial arts instructor // entrepreneur from Woodstock, Illinois. Dan is a business guru, community leader and Jujitsu aficionado. He started sweeping the floors at the local bar. Now in his mid-30’s, he owns several businesses and serves on Woodstock City Council.

Dan and Mickey talk about business, life and achieving your goals.

Dan Hart Links:

D.C. Cobbs – http://dccobbs.net/
Alpha BJJ – http://alphajiujitsu.com/
Wanderlust Gi’s – http://wanderlustgi.com/


Music Attributions:
Intro – “3rd Eye Blimp” by Otis McDonald
Outro – “I Want More” by Silent Partner

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Training for the Worst Day: Shoot out with a Bank Robber – Higher Line Podcast #7

In 2008 suburban police officer Tim Gramins caught a Chicago bank robber driving away from the crime scene with lots of cash. A high speed pursuit on the interstate ensued. When the bank robber couldn’t shake Gramins, he exited into a residential neighborhood, stopped and opened fire.

Mickey interviews Tim Gramins, covering the fierce shoot out in 2008, lessons learned along with wisdom and observations from a life in Law Enforcement.


Music Attributions:
Intro – “3rd Eye Blimp” by Otis McDonald
Outro – “I Want More” by Silent Partner

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The Best Ammo for Concealed Carry – Higher Line Podcast Episode #6

Mickey chats with Peter Pi, Director of Business Development at Super Vel Ammunition. Quality, accuracy and high velocity make it the best ammo for concealed carry, especially with compact handguns like a snub nose revolver (see Super Snub Rounds).

Peter Pi Senior retired from a successful career at Corbon Ammunition, and recently recruited by Cameron Hopkins to help rebuild the legendary Super Vel brand. Super Vel introduced jacketed hollow point ammunition in the 1960’s.

Together Mickey and Peter talk at length about ammunition history and the latest trends with all copper bullets for handguns.

Super Vel is the ammunition of choice for Carry Trainer and can be yours too.
Visit SuperVelAmmunition.com and use the discount code “carrytrainer” for 20% off your order.

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Music Attributions:
Intro – “3rd Eye Blimp” by Otis McDonald
Outro – “I Want More” by Silent Partner

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Fighting for Constitutional Rights in the State of New York – Higher Line Podcast Episode #5

In Episode 5 of the Higher Line Podcast Mickey interviews competitive shooter John Napolitano. Without breaking the law or even being arrested Napolitano’s firearms have been confiscated by the police in Long Island, New York. Listen to John’s story and please consider supporting his cause on GoFundMe.

Please help John by going to Go Fund Me and sharing his story:

https://www.gofundme.com/protect-2a-in-ny-demand-due-process
or short link
https://carrytrainer.com/freedom

You can follow John on Instagram at: @JohnNapolitano

Music Attributions:
Intro – “3rd Eye Blimp” by Otis McDonald
Outro – “I Want More” by Silent Partner

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Mindset in Action – Higher Line Episode #4

Joseph Sinagoga

In Episode 4 of the Higher Line Podcast Mickey interviews Joseph Sinagoga, a very unique body builder. Joe does daily workouts outdoors at the local public park… John Jay Park in New York, New York. He’s become a fixture in the community and inspired many to join him in bettering themselves through fitness and transformation.

When you see his infectious smile you’ll understand why. A video version of this podcast is available on the Carry Trainer YouTube Channel.

You can follow Joe on Instagram at: @JosephSinagoga
Or Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100010174999393

If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check out our Rogue American Video: https://youtu.be/ROK9QB-frq4

Music Attributions:
Intro – “3rd Eye Blimp” by Otis McDonald
Outro – “I Want More” by Silent Partner

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Vedder LightTuck and ProDraw Holsters Reviewed

New review on the Carry Trainer YouTube Channel covering Vedder LightTuck and ProDraw holsters. Although this is the first dedicated video, we’ve been talking about the virtues of Vedder Holsters for a longtime so it’s no surprise they make great stuff.

Higher Line Podcast, Episode 3, Guest Eric Rainwater

The Indomitable Spirit – Higher Line Episode #3

In Episode 3 of the Higher Line Podcast Mickey interviews athlete and combat veteran Eric Rainwater. It’s a powerful motivational story about the Indomitable Spirit…Recovering from catastrophic injuries and losing the love of your life unexpectedly at a young age.

Eric Rainwater is a police officer outside New Orleans, Louisiana who’s been his share of firefights. Prior to becoming a cop Rainwater served in the navy as an explosive ordnance disposal technician attached to a SEAL unit.

As a young man in the prime of his High School Basketball years, with ambitions to play professionally, Rainwater was run over by a truck in a tragic drunk driver accident. Doctors told Eric he’s never walk straight again, but with steel resolve he overcame the odds to recover his athletic abilities and play basketball through college.

You can follow Eric on Instagram at: @Playin_the_Police

Music Attributions:
Intro – “3rd Eye Blimp” by Otis McDonald
Outro – “I Want More” by Silent Partner

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Ultimate SUREFIRE Pistol Lights Comparison

This noteworthy new video was made possible with by one of our S12 Event Sponsors. SUREFIRE is known for producing the best pistol lights on the market, but how do the different models stack up in real world testing? This video shows the differences between seven models in addition to Mickey’s everyday carry flashlight, the Surefire EDCL1-T.

Pistol Lights Compared:
X400 Ultra
X300 V (IR for Night Vision)
X300 Ultra
XH35
XH15
XC1 – Older Model A and Model B