Lawyer Considers Signing Buck Yeager’s Duel Contract

I’m glad she came to her senses.  The article is hilarious, I pasted an excerpt below, but you should really read the whole thing:

And, contrary to popular belief, Tennessee isn’t going to sit back, sipping moonshine through the gap where their front teeth used to be, and let Uncle Jim get away with shooting someone for calling him a coward. If members of rival gangs make a contract to duel and one prevails, the clear result is that the winner gets to do time in prison for homicide or attempted homicide (depending on your definition of “winning”). Same deal with The Yeagermeister. To argue that the state is going to find itself in the harsh spotlight of internet scrutiny and do nothing about one of their residents shooting at an internet troll would be crazy. Especially a tactical law enforcement firearms trainer who has decided to respond to petty name-calling by murdering a civilian.

Read the whole article over at JD Oasis.  The author goes by @Spyarchive on twitter.

James-Yeager-Buck-YSL-ParodyIf you haven’t been keeping up with the whole Buck Yeager going off the deep end debacle, you can catch up HERE and HERE.  Make sure you read the comments, because they chronicle what was happening on YouTube at the time, and are pretty damn funny.

To date no one wants to sign Buck Yeager’s contract (not that I blame them).  I’ve been getting emails from a couple guys who have been exchanging emails with Yeager, and I can smell the testosterone through the screen… shit is going to get real if someone shows up and surprises him by the sound of it.


Hat tip: Walt



Saxon December 13, 2012 at 12:21 am

Here’s hoping Yeager reads this: Hey Buck, You’re a damned psycho, what are you gonna do, kill me now? nya nya nya nya nya!


s30 December 13, 2012 at 12:24 am



SittingDown December 13, 2012 at 01:34 am

Nice work, spyarchive! :)


ryan December 13, 2012 at 04:59 am

So he is a certified instructor. Has anyone thought to write letters to these bodies that give him their endorsement?


overkill556x45 December 13, 2012 at 05:29 am

That would be AWESOME if he got his endorsements yanked. I’m honestly shocked that Clint Smith hasn’t cancelled him as a guest instructor and then thoroughly disavowed him for his most recent rash of “Imma keeel youuuu!” behavior. Maybe after work I’ll write a pleasant letter to Mr. Smith (I think very highly of Clint Smith). If he doesn’t listen, I’ll then threaten to “break his fucking back”, then call him a homo, then send him a contract asking for a duel.


Pan500 December 13, 2012 at 05:38 am

“If he doesn’t listen, I’ll then threaten to “break his fucking back”, then call him a homo, then send him a contract asking for a duel.”

I just laughed so hard that my food spilled all over the keyboard and monitor :D


Saxon December 13, 2012 at 10:52 am

You sir, win the internetz award


Adam December 13, 2012 at 03:10 pm

+1 for “If he doesnt’ listen…”


librarian December 13, 2012 at 07:00 am

forget certs. who provides his INSURANCE?
I’m pretty sure his state farm agent would not be please to know he’s planning a homicide on soil they insure.


librarian December 13, 2012 at 07:15 am

so for a guy who claims to make $1,000 a day from youtube videos…
He lives in an $181,000 house?


Regulus December 13, 2012 at 07:38 am

I just want to tell you endo mike thank you. I have to get pleasure off others screw ups but i make an exception with buck yeager. I woke up soooooo freaking pissed off and cranky this morning. and while eating breakfast i do my normal everymorning rotine. read news drink coffee check email and then check the endo blog. And ima have to say this post really cheered me up! and the comment left by “saxon” really made me laugh. Now im off to have a good day and im not cranky anymore. thanks again


Saxon December 13, 2012 at 10:53 am

you’re welcome : )


Regulus December 13, 2012 at 11:50 am

2nd sentence correction. Ment to say “I DON’T LIKE to get pleasure off others screw ups.”


chris December 13, 2012 at 08:09 am

This junk is getting really tiring,so from now on if that morons name is on any article I will not read it.Enough of this punk,please.


Bill December 13, 2012 at 08:46 am

Haha… Yeagermeister


TheUnicorn December 13, 2012 at 09:33 am

“she came to her senses”, “Yeagermeister” and ” tactical law enforcement firearms trainer” – endo mike you are great


TheUnicorn December 13, 2012 at 10:13 am
Adam December 13, 2012 at 03:14 pm

Huh, I bet discovery Inc. would appreciate knowing about his behavior (if indeed that’s true, which I highly doubt at this point)


elephantrider December 14, 2012 at 01:52 pm

Instersting claim by Yeager about the Discovery Channel job. Just because they signed a contract with him doesn’t mean it will neccessarily see the light of day. Let’s hope anything he does never makes it to air, especially in light of this recent flare up.


mmasse December 13, 2012 at 11:13 am

I would really like to see Jerry Miculek take up that gauntlet and see him gun him down.


SittingDown December 13, 2012 at 11:37 am

RIP Bob Munden. Yeah, just imagine the surprise on anyone’s face if either of those two battle axes showed up for a duel. LOL


TV-PressPass December 13, 2012 at 12:50 pm

Jerry Miculek is the man. I got a signed “old-guys-seal-of-approval” when I bought my Razor 1-6:!/photo/308086534695551104_185861791


Jeff December 13, 2012 at 11:22 am

Eh.. this is getting old. If he just showed some humility he would’ve dug himself into this hole… seriously, there is no way out of this that would make him look good


Jeff December 13, 2012 at 11:23 am

*he wouldn’t have dug himself into this hole*


Weer'd Beard December 13, 2012 at 11:44 am

Looks like he’s pulled all the videos and is now hoping the internet will forget, and that nobody archived a copy.

He knows he did wrong….but he’s not man enough to admit it. Classy


matt December 13, 2012 at 12:50 pm

He also deleted the forum posts I made on his forum. Just wondering but did anyone bother to copy the video he posted?


PJ December 13, 2012 at 02:29 pm

That’s really the problem with him. He won’t admit it was a bad a idea to threaten to kill some people on the Internet that he’s never met. Assuming of course he actually knows he was wrong. It’s also likely he only regrets that people called him out on it. Kinda like when convicts say their only regret was getting caught.


TV-PressPass December 13, 2012 at 12:58 pm

Awe he pulled the vids? I knew I should have saved those!


elephantrider December 14, 2012 at 01:59 pm

Somebody please tell me they have those videos saved. Damn I should have saved them myself. This dickhead doesn’t deserve to just squirm away from this one.

ENDO Mike, I think it should be SOP to save the more controversial Youtube videos as soon as you post them.


ENDO-Mike December 14, 2012 at 02:35 pm

I have yet to find anything I am comfortable installing outside of a VM that saves youtube videos. Once I do, I’ll definitely have to start saving them.


matt December 14, 2012 at 05:11 pm

You can do it with just Apple Safari on either OS. Play a youtube video, open the Activity window, select the youtube window from the list, and find/download the file which is over 1MB.


ENDO-Mike December 14, 2012 at 05:15 pm

Alright thanks Matt. My new iMac arrives this Friday so I’ll try it then.


elephantrider December 14, 2012 at 07:14 pm

What about just using Something wrong with it that I am not aware of?


dave w December 14, 2012 at 07:35 pm

or download helper ff extension


ENDO-Mike December 14, 2012 at 08:01 pm

probably not, but the last time I had Java installed was in 1998. You’d think they could make an updated interface.


dave w December 13, 2012 at 01:03 pm

Maybe someone wrote youtube about how they couldn’t believe they would let someone make money from threatening to kill people.
*innocent whistle*


matt December 13, 2012 at 01:06 pm

they’re still up, just set to private


Pan500 December 13, 2012 at 01:17 pm

How about that C-word right now? Jesus fuckin’ christ.


SittingDown December 13, 2012 at 01:24 pm



dave w December 13, 2012 at 01:29 pm

I want to send him a nice xmas gift.
I was thinking some baby powder for his butthurt.
A pacifier for when he gets trolled,
Some depends in flat desert earth for when he is laying in a ditch soiling himself.

If i had photoshop i would make a nice gift basket image for it.


John December 13, 2012 at 01:40 pm



jpcmt December 13, 2012 at 02:28 pm

Outstanding turn of events for James Yeager! Wow, I hope someone will find some results as to why he’s gone private with his crap and hopefully any legal issues he’s been presented with. And oh how awesome it would be to see his credentials revoked and his career diminished due to his obvious lack of maturity and his recklessness.


SqDb December 13, 2012 at 04:07 pm

No dog in this fight, but I can’t help but think this is all part of some publicity stunt gone awry. Bad press is still press. But who knows. Meh.


Spyarchive December 13, 2012 at 07:44 pm

I’m glad you guys enjoyed the article – this kind of stupid is almost too easy to write about. Huge thank you to Endo for the mention!


matt December 13, 2012 at 08:04 pm

In regards to your “Especially a tactical law enforcement firearms trainer who has decided to respond to petty name-calling by murdering a civilian.” comment, it is worse than that, this guy was the chief of police for Big Sandy TN (pop. 518) according to his bio


dave w December 13, 2012 at 08:51 pm

i wonder if the mayor made him keep his bullet in his pocket.
If you can get fired from that, you really are a waste of space.


SittingDown December 13, 2012 at 10:41 pm



elephantrider December 14, 2012 at 02:33 pm


Big thank you for the article. Well done. Appropriatley memorializes Yeager’s internet antics.


RISC_Taker December 13, 2012 at 09:01 pm

Great….Locking things down means he may fade for a while. Wait that’s bad.

Following recent trends, he will have to report a stolen video tape or DVD when he begins to miss his celeb status….Maybe go commando one day wearing a kilt for some “Hey, I did not know there would be photogs here!”

Ugh! Yeager sex tape scandal.


Gun Toting Liberal December 13, 2012 at 09:07 pm

Buck lives about six hours across the state from me. I don’t doubt his talent with firearms and instruction and marketing. I do think that he makes those of us from Tennessee look bad. I would happily challenge him to a duel of wits, intelligence, or knowledge of the Annotated Code of Tennessee.


SittingDown December 13, 2012 at 10:43 pm

Here’s one of the best summaries of the events that really stand out from the AAR (Credit to TheBishopp):

Begin Quote

Have you read the official AAR? It says right in it that he put himself in a position where he could not engage the enemy (coincidentally that is also the position where they could not engage him).

” James Yeager was in a location at the median where he could not engage enemy forces as he did no have a line of fire from his location.”

Have you read Yeager’s AAR?

Regarding why he retreated to the median:

“I felt Mark coming out of the rear door so I began the next phase of our
S.O.P. which is getting away from the car (getting off the “X”) because
people tend to shoot at cars and rifles easily penetrate them. I turned and
ran toward the median which was about 40 feet to the edge. I got face down
on the edge of the asphalt, took a firing position, and yelled “MOVE!” to

Please point out to me where he says he did so to give “Mark” the better position?

Regarding what he was able to see of the enemy from the median:

“I pulled my rifle to my cheek, looked through my
EOTech again, scanned the roof tops and almost shot some clothes hanging
off a TV antenna to dry. Nobody was there. I scanned the windows of the
houses. I KNEW I heard a PKM and I KNEW the PKM was hitting us well and was
most likely in a static position. I scanned the Hescos again. Nothing.
“Where the **** is it?” I wondered as I searched. I began aiming between
the windows of the houses and shooting the solid brick walls. Although I
didn’t know who I needed to kill I knew they were that direction
“somewhere”. I felt useless but I thought I might be able to keep their
heads down.”

Should we break down his personal AAR even more?

Reading it makes me “lol”. It’s part dramatic story (who taught this guy how to do a report?) and part marketing tool.

“After I went through my O.O.D.A. Loop (please search Google for OODA
Loop and Col. John Boyd for more info)”…

“As I shot from the rear of the car I wanted to kill the terrorists but
nobody had told me the direction (I figured that one out on my own),
description, or distance. I fired because I have been trained to fire when
someone is shooting at me. If I couldn’t make hits I was sure going to make
noise.’ – Apparently he didn’t figure it out on his own because in his report he says he has no idea where the fire was actually coming from.

“I now realize it was merely rounds from our team being shot without using the sights. At the time I didn’t know and because there were houses directly beyond that it was the safest place for me to shoot. I shot about 6-10 aimed rounds into the barriers utilizing my EOTech weapon sight.” – Apparently houses make for excellent “safe” backstops I am certainly glad that he was utilizing his “EOTech weapons sight” to shoot into barriers rather than just firing blindly like his “teammates” lol.

““****!” I thought to myself. I had forgotten to deploy a smoke grenade.
When Mark resumed firing I ripped it out of the pouch, peeled off the
100mph tape, put the spoon in the palm of my hand, straightened the ends of
the pin out, and pulled the ring. I kept thinking about my Instructor
course for and teaching the proper deployment of flashbangs, smoke, and CS.
My mind was racing. I forced myself to focus. ” – O.M.G.

LOL. Cop for twelve years and a Chief of Police and this is how he writes a report? Who writes like this professionally? By no means were my reports perfect, but if I turned in something like this I would be rewriting it and it most likely would be used as a “how not to write a report” example. Folks would be laughing about it for years.

Honestly, to me, reading it, it sounds like a lot of embellishments and BS. You put it next to the company AAR and it looks even worse.

End Quote.


dave w December 13, 2012 at 11:14 pm

yeah, i thought the same when i read it.


matt December 13, 2012 at 11:59 pm

Yeah I’ve read it too, he shot up some innocent civilians house, and then shot at a car which was traveling down the same road he was. Neither had bad guys in them. No wonder the Iraqis hate us.


matt December 14, 2012 at 12:01 am

My favorite line was “If I couldn’t make hits I was sure going to make noise.”, because when you have limited ammo the best thing you can do is use your rifle as a noisemaker.


Crunkleross December 14, 2012 at 01:59 am

Although this is good for a laugh it does have a serious side to it. His previous video “Active Shooter” made it obvious this guy has some problems, no top trainers I’ve heard of encourage being the hero in a shooting situation. It goes without saying among serious gun toter’s if the situation comes up you take care of it if you can, professionals just don’t need to glorify it.

If he was just some guy spouting off crap on the internet it wouldn’t be so serious but people are paying him for training and leave with who knows what in their heads. I hope some of the top tier trainers will comment on Yeager’s video’s and antics, self police if you will, I think it’s needed to avoid the train wreck that is coming up quick.


elephantrider December 14, 2012 at 04:37 am

I’m pretty sure that after this round of Yeager internet antics he will be persona non grata at most, if not all, reputable firearms training schools and travelling instructor’s courses. Would you want to be associated with or considered responsible for teaching this guy anything? I know he likes going to other high profile instructor’s courses so he can jack some of their noteriety. Hopefully those days are over.


SittingDown December 14, 2012 at 12:09 pm

First we have audio of this transcript (From /k/ telephone call):

“Why don’t you step up to the ****ing plate like I ****ing asked you to, and come and say it to my ****ing face so I can ****ing kill you?!!” – James Yeager

It’s a fine line:

IC 35-45-2-1
Sec. 1. (a) A person who communicates a threat to another person, with the intent:
(1) that the other person engage in conduct against the other person’s will;
(2) that the other person be placed in fear of retaliation for a prior lawful act; or
(3) of causing:
(A) a dwelling, a building, or another structure; or
(B) a vehicle;
to be evacuated;
commits intimidation, a Class A misdemeanor.
(b) However, the offense is a:
(1) Class D felony if:
(A) the threat is to commit a forcible felony;
(B) the person to whom the threat is communicated:
(i) is a law enforcement officer;
(ii) is a judge or bailiff of any court;
(iii) is a witness (or the spouse or child of a witness) in any pending criminal proceeding against the person making the threat;
(iv) is an employee of a school corporation;
(v) is a community policing volunteer;
(vi) is an employee of a court;
(vii) is an employee of a probation department; or
(viii) is an employee of a community corrections program.
(C) the person has a prior unrelated conviction for an offense under this section concerning the same victim; or
(D) the threat is communicated using property, including electronic equipment or systems, of a school corporation or other governmental entity; and
(2) Class C felony if, while committing it, the person draws or uses a deadly weapon.
(c) “Threat” means an expression, by words or action, of an intention to:
(1) unlawfully injure the person threatened or another person, or damage property;
(2) unlawfully subject a person to physical confinement or restraint;
(3) commit a crime;
(4) unlawfully withhold official action, or cause such withholding;
(5) unlawfully withhold testimony or information with respect to another person’s legal claim or defense, except for a reasonable claim for witness fees or expenses;
(6) expose the person threatened to hatred, contempt, disgrace, or ridicule;
(7) falsely harm the credit or business reputation of the person threatened; or
(8) cause the evacuation of a dwelling, a building, another structure, or a vehicle.
As added by Acts 1976, P.L.148, SEC.5. Amended by Acts 1977, P.L.340, SEC.71; Acts 1981, P.L.300, SEC.3; P.L.183-1984, SEC.6; P.L.325-1985, SEC.1; P.L.242-1993, SEC.3; P.L.164-1993, SEC.12; P.L.1-1994, SEC.169; P.L.241-2001, SEC.3; P.L.175-2003, SEC.3; P.L.3-2006, SEC.2.

Credit to Fargo for digging that up.


SittingDown December 15, 2012 at 01:10 am

Yeager’s latest ” Active Shooter Part II – Get in the FIGHT!” video:



Regulus December 17, 2012 at 12:10 pm

Any more updates of this perv?


Ree January 11, 2013 at 11:12 am

The unedited videos are all over YouTube. All over! Just search James Yeager Pack You Bags and look for the vids that are 1:17 minutes long. Us new edited is 1:04 minutes long because he edited out the last 10 seconds or so.


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