Paracast Firearm Q&a



PARAcast is a weekly show about improving your firearms and competitive shooting skills. It is hosted by Tom Nelson a avid shooting and long time pod caster. He is joined by regulars contributors Steve Koski, Robert Wyatt and Kenny Platt .The PARAcast is more about having a good time than trying to make it host feel good about themselves. We even play games and and give commentary to some of our favorite action movies.


  • International Rittenhouse Day Episode 313

    22/11/2021 Duration: 01h10min

    We’re doing a show. You know what we’re going to talk about…   But we’re also going to talk about some other things. Like, guns. And the best guns to slot pedos with, err shoot matches with. Silly slip of the tongue

  • Shooting Carry Optics with Iron Sights Episode 312

    15/11/2021 Duration: 01h03min

    Steve and Tommy shot a match. One had a dot and the other looked at irons. Kenny was with his brother and Robert worked around the house.. Cause it's the off season...

  • We've Lost. Enjoy Your Saturday Episode 311

    08/11/2021 Duration: 01h11min

    We’re going to do a show. We’ll talk about lots of stuff. But mostly about what you ask us.. Special bonus for Rittenhouse questions.

  • Let's Go YeeMin Episode 310

    01/11/2021 Duration: 01h16min

    We’re doing another show. I don’t know what we’re going to talk about. Supposedly there is some guy named Brandon the country is excited about.

  • The Sound of Jared's Silence Episode 309

    18/10/2021 Duration: 54min

    With Flashlight Nationals in full swing, it seems people actually are shooting with lights (out of necessity) We’re doing a show today. Steve and tommy went and shot some IDPA while Robert went out and bought another gun. So we’ll talk about that and whatever questions you may have for our intrepid trio today!

  • Living La Vida Rona Episode 308

    04/10/2021 Duration: 01h05min

    Coming back off a whirlwind tour of area 4 and Georgia state, Robert is back and brought with him a new friend named Rona. Steve and Tommy are still trying to figure out which end of the optic to look through. Kenny meanwhile has a new side project to get primer money. Hit him up on his only fans site and throw him a few bucks: Username chunkylover57

  • USPSA's John Edwards Episode 307

    20/09/2021 Duration: 01h23min

    Apparently something happened at area 5. So we’ll talk about that. Robert’s going to be going to Oklahoma and then Georgia to shoot some things. So we may talk about that too.. Paracast Podcast Telegram Channel

  • The Blue Streak Episode 306

    13/09/2021 Duration: 01h03s

    Lots of things happened since we last did a show… we all shot a match, kenny started working on his deck, Robert continued to tell the president to get bent, Chipman’s nomination got pulled. So we’re going to do a show. It will be a fun show. The best show. You can pretty much ask anyone you know and they will agree.

  • Death of the King Episode 305

    30/08/2021 Duration: 01h16min

    Robert went to area 8 and got stuck in Chicago overnight. Steve and Tommy shot the superduper shoot. Basically we did a bunch of stuff for once. So we decided to record a show.  

  • The Taliban of Podcasting Episode 304

    16/08/2021 Duration: 01h17min

    We’re doing a show. Odds are strong we’re going to talk about Foley and his impending removal. But we’ll also answer questions. But only good ones. Actually that’s not true. We answer all of them.

  • Ken Chang's Broken Gun Ep 303 British

    02/08/2021 Duration: 01h06min

    Robert went to Area 3 and forgot his stage plan. Tommy bought some new magazines. Steve got lost in a canyon and didn't show up. Kenny is still working. But some of us like you enough to record a show!

  • Covid Free since Episode 301(Ep 302)

    26/07/2021 Duration: 01h10min

    So.. Tommy didn’t die. I guess we got that going for us.. What we lack in production values we make up by not quitting. That's a win, right?

  • Future Womens Olympic Champions Episode 301 (Explicit)

    12/07/2021 Duration: 58min

    Kenny broke a gun but still managed to take 2nd at Bighorn. Robert saw the stages and changed divisions to CO. Tommy got a new light. Steve is lost in the mountains. But we recorded a show. So there!

  • Episode 300! Dang We're Old

    28/06/2021 Duration: 56min

    It’s episode 300 for the Paracast. We were going to do a giant clip show, but then Robert remembered he would have to do that work and he’s seriously not gots the time for that.  

  • Going Full Ham Episode 299

    14/06/2021 Duration: 01h07min
  • Going Full Potato Episode 298

    07/06/2021 Duration: 59min

    Back by not so popular demand.. we’re doing a show. So you can ask questions. Cause questions are cool. Just like you!   Will 2 gun become a thing in USPSA? Any thoughts/experience with quality form 1 suppressor kits? JK Armament and the like? Does wanting a PCC make me Gay? Just asking for a friend. In your opinion, If I wanted to get into open what builders should I be looking at? In your opinion, If I wanted to get into open what builders should I be looking at?

  • TrevorGate: The Rise of YeeMin -Episode 297

    24/05/2021 Duration: 56min

    Well at 4:30 mountain we will be recording a show for you all. What will the questions be? Should USPSA start a slap fighting division? Do match officials need to wear body cameras to document interactions? Is your club switching to IPSC?

  • Trevorgate attack of the competitors

    17/05/2021 Duration: 52min

    Steve and Robert shot a local match. JJ got fraked at nationals. The President supposedly got into a fight with someone in front of sponsors. Robert finally built a 56 ounce Thanos gun. We don’t know what happened to Tommy.  Questions:   -With all the new rule changes how do people still manage to get bumped to open at Locap nats? -If USPSA wanted to make some rule changes that actually mattered, what should they do about poppers, if anything? -If any of you were to seek out a training course for competition shooting who would you take it from? And why? -What are your thoughts on Silicone Carbide? I’m thinking about doing this to my Gen 5 G17 after talking to people about it over stippling a frame. -At what point does it make it not worth it to go to a local match that you know will just be stand and shoots and crappy stages? -At what point does it make it not worth it to go to a local match that you know will just be stand and shoots and crappy stages? -How many in the super squad had frame weights, I mean f

  • Doing it for the Membership Fees Episode 295

    03/05/2021 Duration: 59min

    So I guess we going to record a show. I know.. shocking.   What’s not so shocking is we also answer questions. Preferably the ones about how to attract more “timmies” to USPSA. Or some other BS reason HQ makes up to get more money out of the membership without doing anything of value for the org..

  • Rules Are Merely Guidelines Ep 294

    19/04/2021 Duration: 01h09min

    Talking about how some clubs follow rules. And others use them as a cautionary tale.

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