Posted on April 28, 2024

Hickok 45 Shoot Around

Posted on December 10, 2023

Larry Reidy’s America podcast with Oldenburg Academy Seniors.

Posted on December 4, 2023

Demolition Ranch

Posted on November 7, 2023

Best Selling Handguns 2024

Posted on September 29, 2023

Top 5 1911s

Posted on September 23, 2023

Hickok 45 Sunday Shoot Around

Posted on August 28, 2023

Seven 44 Magnum Revolvers Reviewed

Posted on August 25, 2023


Posted on August 17, 2023

Hickok 45 firing the Winchester M1 Garand

Posted on August 12, 2023

Demolition Ranch Video

Posted on July 20, 2023

Facebook Problems

Two simpletons hacked my Facebook page, so I had to create a new one. I lost all 500 FB friends, and when I try to rebuild my friends by sending a request, they think I am a hacker. My podcast is in 42 states and 14 countries, but I use Facebook to let

Posted on June 7, 2023

Larry Reidy’s America Podcast

I really appreciate everyone who is listening to my podcasts. I can’t say enough about the amazing guests that have taken the time out of their busy lives to record a podcast. I hope they have told their relatives to download their podcast so 100 years

Posted on February 25, 2023

The History of Bourbon

Posted on February 9, 2023

Posted on February 5, 2023

2023 Shot Show

Posted on January 14, 2023

Sig P322-An Amazing 22LR Pistol!

Posted on December 15, 2022

List of Podcasts through January 2023.

Thank everyone for listening to my podcast “Larry Reidy’s America.” My upcoming podcasts through January are listed below. Every new episode starts on Monday at 6:00 A.M. #17 12/19: Rueben Hunt-GM at Gillman’s Hardware and Building Supplies and part of

Posted on November 17, 2022

Demolition Ranch Visiting Hickok45’s Range

Posted on October 21, 2022

Is It Possible To Dodge A Bullet

Posted on September 30, 2022

Long Range Shooting-740 Yards

Posted on September 19, 2022

Cross the Line 15/24 Podcast

I had a great time being a returning guest on the Cross the Line 15/24 podcast. The location was at my home. It’s all about guns.—on-the-range-with-larry-reidy/?fbclid=IwAR3i1ChLa9kBz_WPQto5rosTh8LBiLd

Posted on September 12, 2022

8.6 Blackout Round

Posted on September 4, 2022

Sig Sauer P365 Macro

 With the onslaught of Sig Sauers’s groundbreaking 365 platform in 2018, this little blaster virtually rocket the CCW realm with its high capacity yet a small very capable frame platform that does not disappoint the masses. Sure, there are several like

Posted on August 2, 2022


I will have a weekly podcast starting in September with a new guest for each episode. My guests will all be great Americans from all walks of life who will share with our audience their success and balancing their family life. In my opinion, success is

Posted on July 12, 2022

Sig P322 Review

The P322 might be the answer for home protection and concealed carry for anyone who has a problem with recoil. New 22LR defense ammo make this pistol a viable option.

Posted on July 8, 2022

22 Magnum for Self Defense

Posted on June 29, 2022

Banshee Review By Joe Hajik II, A Good Friend And Patriot

CMMG BANSHEE Joe Hajik II      As most of us have or are about to establish our own personal and home security with a smattering of techniques, measures, and weaponry, in retrospect, we are executing our own Protective Ser

Posted on June 20, 2022

44 Magnum Revolver Comparison- Ruger, Super Redhawk, Taurus, Raging Bull, Smith and Wesson, Performance Center, and Colt Anaconda

I like 44 Magnum revolvers but, before you buy one, there are some negatives. A few years ago 44 Magnum Ammo cost 56 cents per round versus the inflated price of $1.70-$2.00 per round if you can find it at a gun shop or online. The 44 Magnum Revolver h

Posted on May 31, 2022

Smith and Wesson 627 Performance Center 357 Magnum/ 38 Special Review

I purchased this revolver on the same day I picked up my Korth. I think this is a fun gun to shoot on the range. It has good balance, excellent sights, a good trigger, an excellent finish, is very accurate, and my favorite feature, an eight-round wheel

Posted on May 26, 2022

Korth Mongoose Revolver Review 357 Magnum/9MM

I purchased a Korth revolver in April, and, in my opinion, one of the best revolvers on the planet, past or present. The meticulous detail, finish, sights, trigger, and versatility are amazing. It’s very accurate and a pleasant shooting experience. A p

Posted on May 23, 2022

A Great Day At The Range

Sunday, I had the opportunity to host an Across the Line 1524 Podcast. Alan Stenger, Duane Bischoff, Jeff Montag, Tony Roberts( replacing Jerry (Ruben) Hunt, who had family commitments, and Mike Gardner and his son Alex. The podcast is about firearms.

Posted on May 20, 2022

Franklin Rd. Branch-Indianapolis Public Library

Franklin Rd. Branch inventory includes Batesville Shooter and Friends.

Posted on May 18, 2022

Are Girls Better Than Guys With Guns?

Posted on April 28, 2022

BullPup 50 Caliber

Posted on April 26, 2022

How to Aim a Pistol

Posted on April 23, 2022

A Good Day at the Range

Yesterday the weather was perfect to shoot. I haven’t shot a revolver for almost a year, so I decided to go with four of the big boys. (1} Korth Mongoose chambered in 357 Magnum/ 9MM. (2) Smith and Wesson 627 Performance Center chambered in 357 Magnum.

Posted on April 16, 2022

Two New Revolvers in My Collection

I Purchased my dream revolver, a Korth Mongoose 357 Magnum. This superb wheel gun also has a 9MM cylinder and several features that will be in my review sometime next week. I plan on shooting the Korth and my Smith & Wesson Performance Center 627-5

Posted on April 13, 2022

Indiana Gun Club

Indiana Gun Club is new retailer for Batesville Shooter and Friends. Phil Baker and his staff are very knowledgeable, professional, and friendly. The store has a great selection of firearms, and I have purchased many guns from Indiana Gun Club includin

Posted on April 9, 2022

Smith and Wesson 686-1 Review

Posted on April 5, 2022

Crazy New Gun

Posted on March 31, 2022

Cincinnati Public Libraries

Two more photos.

Posted on March 31, 2022

Cincinnati Public Libraries

Batesville Shooter and Friends is available at four branches of the Cincinnati Public Libraries- Downtown, Green Township, Mt. Healthy, and North Central. I want to share a few interesting facts about the Downtown Branch. It is 169 years old, the book

Posted on March 24, 2022

Popular Senior Handguns

Posted on March 11, 2022

Batesville Shooter and Friends-Stellar Review

I have posted this review under Batesville Shooter and Friends, but I want to share this with everyone going to I have received excellent reviews on my book, including one from Ted Snedeker, a friend, and a fantastic published author. T

Posted on March 7, 2022

Ruger GP 100 22 LR

Posted on March 5, 2022

Honor Flight

I am posting an interview about my Honor Flight in September,2017. I hope veterans 65 and over will sign up to go on an Honor Flight. I guarantee it will be one of the most significant events, you have experienced in this great game of life. Honor flig

Posted on February 28, 2022

Top 5 Best 44 Magnum Revolvers in 2022

Posted on February 24, 2022

Another Great 357 Magnum Revolver

Posted on February 23, 2022

Cincinnati Public Libraries

The main branch of the Cincinnati Public Libraries ordered four copies of Batesville Shooter and Friends. I hope they will order for all branches after the book is reviewed.

Posted on February 20, 2022

The Ultimate Revolver

Posted on February 17, 2022

Smith and Wesson Thunder Ranch 45ACP Review

Posted on January 11, 2022

Mancow & John Schneider- A Must Watch

Posted on December 30, 2021

Gun Review from Bateville Shooter and Friends

Posted on December 15, 2021

Jerry Miculek

Posted on December 12, 2021

Honor Flight

Most of my friends know that I think my fellow veterans, active and reserve Armed Forces, are, along with other great people, the heart and soul of our great Country. One of the great experiences of my lifetime was participating in an Honor Flight in 2

Posted on December 6, 2021

Podcast at Batesville Liquor Company

I had a great time being a guest on this podcast. The four co-hosts of Cross The Line 1524 are the kind of guys who you would be friends with after a two-minute conversation. I hope you enjoy this podcast and I want to thank my friends at Batesville Li

Posted on December 5, 2021


Batesville Liquor Company had a great event on Saturday. There was a tasting of two new store barrel selects and a podcast by Cross The Line 1524 featuring Alan, Duane, Jeff, and Rueben. Much to my surprise, I was part of the podcast. I had a great tim

Posted on October 19, 2021

Hickok 45 Shooting a M60

Posted on October 7, 2021

The Rusty Buck

I am happy to announce another great retailer selling Batesville Shooter and Friends and My Quest for Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness 1939-2019. The Rusty Buck has a great selection of pistols, revolvers, rifles, ammo, bows, arrows, and acc

Posted on September 26, 2021

Batesville Shooter and Friends

If any of your friends are interested in buying a book, direct them to Amazon. I have a direct link to my book on Amazon under retailers on or go to Amazon search Larry Reidy or Batesville Shooter. My only chance for the book to go natio

Posted on September 12, 2021

Batesville Liquor Company

I want to thank The Batesville Liquor Company for hosting my two day book signing event. If you live in area, Cincinnati, or Indianapolis, stop and shop at this incredible store. Amazing displays, huge inventory, and a extremely friendly and helpful st

Posted on September 11, 2021

Friday, September 10th Book Signing

Great day at Batesville Liquor Company!

Posted on September 8, 2021

Hickok 45 YouTube Income

Posted on September 3, 2021


I have a new retailer listed on, it’s Amazon. If you want to order Batesville Shooter and Friends from Amazon, go to, click on retailers and Amazon website. You will be on my book page and do not pay any attention to deliv

Posted on September 1, 2021

Excellent Video! Best Pistols Under $750.00.

Posted on August 30, 2021

Greensburg Motorsports

Greensburg Motorsports is the second retailer for Batesville Shooter and Friends and My Quest for Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness from 1939-2019. Matt and Larry are doing a great job. Unfortunately, like most manufacturers, Honda’s producti

Posted on August 11, 2021

Book Signing

I have a book signing at the Batesville Liquor Company scheduled for Friday, September “10th” at 11:00 to 8:00, and Saturday, September “11th” at 11:00 to 4:00. Batesville Shooter and Friends is available for purchase at the Liquor Store.

Posted on August 11, 2021

On October 28, 2016, went live on the internet. The website has more than 500,000 visitors and 23,000 monthly subscribers. Effective August 13th, 2021, I am eliminating the site and asking subscribers to switch to

Posted on July 29, 2021

Update on Batesville Shooter and Friends

Batesville Shooter and Friends will be shipped in August. My publisher, Orange Frazer Press, apologized for the delay and told me the printing company is working overtime to get books printed. It’s my understanding that Covid-19 caused so many small pr

Posted on July 28, 2021

Ammo Update and 22 Plinkster Video

Posted on July 16, 2021

Franklin Armory Trigger

Posted on July 15, 2021

Interview: Remington Ammunition

Posted on July 2, 2021

Batesville Shooter and Friends

I am sick of all the corruption in Washington and, when I post my political views, conservative people usually agree with the posts. The liberals, who can read, either ignore them or unfriend me. I am going to back off my political post and concentrate

Posted on June 15, 2021

Top 10 best 9MM Pistols in the World

Posted on June 9, 2021

Incredible Shooting by Plinkster 22

Posted on May 25, 2021

2021 Colt Anaconda

Posted on May 17, 2021

Tucker Carlson with Hickok45

Posted on April 19, 2021

On October 28, 2016, went live on the internet. The website has more than 500,000 visitors and 23,000 monthly subscribers. Effective September 15th, 2021, I am eliminating the site and asking subscribers to switch to

Posted on April 20, 2021

Colt Python Vs Smith and Wesson 686

Hickok45 has an excellent video on these two great revolvers.

Posted on February 5, 2021

CZ Scorpion EVO 3 S1 Pistol

I purchased this pistol because it’s unique and is fun to shoot. This 9MM is a blowback semi-auto post with a 7 1/2 inch barrel. The Scorpion is used by law enforcement agencies worldwide. The difference in the civilian version is it is semi-auto versu

Posted on November 2, 2020

Canik PT9 SFX

October 27, 2020 Canik TP9 SFX Walt Enneking- Napoleon, Indiana Bio:Shooting has been a big part of my life since I was a kid. I’ve devoted a large portion of my life to learning and teaching others about firearms, with my primary focus being on firear

Posted on February 13, 2021

Ideas for the Back Cover.

I want to keep with the theme of guns, so I am submitting a few photos, and I need help choosing the right one. I plan on having a left and right column with photos of the friends who offered reviews. Please comment on which image you prefer and any ot

Posted on February 12, 2021

Front Cover Photo for Batesville Shooter and Friends

Sandy Zeigler, a friend, and local Photographer, took several photos to have an excellent front cover. I picked the one that I think would draw the most attention to a prospective buyer. I want opinions on my choice, and please leave a comment. I have

Posted on December 17, 2020

Tavor and Walther P99

October 9, 2020 IWI Tavor .223/ 5.56 and Walther P99 Chaz Kaiser- Batesville, Indiana I have several guns, but I want to review my Tavor and Walther because I use both in the 2 Gun Competition. I will write about the competition later. My Tavor is manu

Posted on October 20, 2020

Smith and Wesson 357 Combat Magnum

  3:  September 10, 2018 Smith and Wesson 357 Magnum Model 19 I purchased my Smith and Wesson 357 Magnum Combat Magnum in 1966. The  S&W is a great revolver! I chose this model over the Colt Python because of the doubl

Posted on October 1, 2020

New Virus- Dumbass 81

I have a new virus that is linked to COVID 19. The mask, social distancing, semi-isolation, and eating out six times since February, instead of our normal ten times a month caused a virus that affects the brain. My virus is Dumbass 81! I talked to a ps

Posted on September 23, 2020

Colt Anaconda

Excerpt from Batesville Shooter and Friends Dale Enneking- Batesville, Indiana A friend of mine, Dale Enneking, allowed me to borrow his Colt Anaconda 44 Magnum to shoot and review. His review of his classic revolver was short and sweet. He thinks the

Posted on September 13, 2020

Batesville Shooter and Friends Excerpt

Section 4: Accessories, Shooting Aids, and advice:  I want to start this section by explaining why I refer to YouTube on my reviews.  If a person is new to firearms, the YouTube channel has a lot of information and opinions of guns by people

Posted on August 28, 2020

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I hope everyone who visits my website will return quite often. If you subscribe to my site, you will receive a notification via email or smart phone, depending on your preference, of new posts. I will not be posting political comments on this site.

Posted on August 27, 2020

Double Tap Derringer

Sample review from Batesville Shooter and friends. I am reposting this for anyone who might be thinking about purchasing a small Derringer. I won a Double Tap 9mm derringer from an FOP raffle a few years ago. My first thoughts were an excellent design,