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Q&A: Killed in the Streets!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 48:08 — 33.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreEric Lucas, I have a question for your Q&A if you would like. I know this touches on a subject you have talked about in the past. The closest USPSA club to me is an hour away. They shut down fairly early in the season. Last summer I still wanted to do some more matches and the next …

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Q&A Show Tonight, LIVE on YouTube

I’m doing this weeks podcast live on YouTube in about 2 hours (9PM EST). With the new 2018 format of the show, this will be the January Q&A show. You can watch live on this page, or click here to go to YouTube and join in the live chat as well. Hope to see you there, I’ve got a bunch of really good questions for tonight’s show.

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Where to Start in Practice

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:33 — 23.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreBeen thinking a bit about practice, and where I should be spending my time in practice since I haven’t shot a match in about 4 months. What are the areas that I need to work on? Probably everything, and if that’s a thing, starting can seem overwhelming. I mentioned on the podcast last week that I suck at …

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Ruger wants input on an IDPA gun

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: a Ruger SR9 with no safety, a 5″ barrel, and a decent set of adjustable sights, and forward cocking serrations, and hell, might as well add an optic cut, would make a killer beginner competition gun. There was never really anything wrong with the Ruger SR9, except for the safety (which felt oddly placed in my hand), which was probably part of the reason the gun …

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The Dumbest Thing Glock’s Ever Done!

Every time Glock releases a new product, they’re met by hoards of neckbeards shouting “That’s the dumbest thing Glock’s ever done!” all over the internet. Case in point from my memory: Glock releases RTF2 guns – Dumbest thing Glock’s ever done! Glock releases fishgill slide serrations – Dumbest thing Glock’s ever done! Glock discontinues RTF2 and fishgill slide serrations – Dumbest thing Glock’s ever done! Glock slightly changes the texture of the finish on their …

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A Few Things for 2018

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:21 — 22.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreI’d like to see ALL of the major shooting sports stop fudging around with the rules all the time. We’ve been playing around with provisional divisions in USPSA for a couple years now, just make them official divisions. The USPSA part isn’t really a big deal, so lets talk about IDPA for a second. OMG. I literally can’t …

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Ask Me Anything

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:02:45 — 43.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreI always like to do something different for the last episode of the year, so this year I had y’all ask me anything you wanted to ask. I had a lot of fun answering all the questions, thanks to everyone who submitted a question! So, thanks for a great 2017! 2018 is going to be great!

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Marty Wood – NC USPSA Section Coordinator

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 47:04 — 43.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreThis week on the podcast I interviewed Marty Wood, the new NC USPSA Section Coordinator. We talked about everything from the future of USPSA in North Carolina, to announcing the date and location of the 2018 NC Sectional match. I wanted to say a special thanks to Marty for driving to Raleigh to meet with me to talk …

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What to do with Junior Shooters who don’t help?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 43:19 — 39.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | More2018 Goals. I’m writing it down here, throwing down the gauntlet for 2018: I will make USPSA Production Master before my birthday at the end of June. I refused to make this goal last year, but 2018 is the time to make it happen. You read it here first folks. What are your goals for 2018? How are …

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BONUS: NewsBlast Podcast

If you didn’t know, I do a special NewsBlast podcast over on Patreon for my supporters every week. This week, I decided to make the video version of the NewsBlast podcast public to give you a taste of what you’re missing. I want to hire an editor for the Triangle Tactical podcast so I can spend less time editing out my “ums” and “ya knows” and more time focusing on good podcasts. If you want …

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Q&A: What the heck is Hardcover and Softcover?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 47:56 — 43.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreJamie Stage planning. I’m struggling coming from IDPA to USPSA in stage planning. What are some basic tips to help? Are you breaking stages up by the number of positions? What are you looking for at each position? Is there a standard procedure I’m missing or haven’t yet learned? Seems overwhelming sometimes. I think stage planning is very …

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Ask Me Anything

For the last episode of 2017, I’m allowing you to ask me anything that is not related to shooting. Head over to http://triangletactical.net/ama to submit your questions, and I’ll answer them in the last episode of 2017 later this month. Don’t put your questions here, or on Facebook, or in an email, as I won’t be able to find them when it’s time to record, please use the form at http://triangletactical.net/ama Have at it, this …

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Things That Matter

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:01 — 33.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreSpecial Episode Coming Up! I always like to do something different for the last episode of the year, and this year I’m going to do an AMA (ask me anything). Here’s the thing: for the last podcast of 2017, I’ll answer any questions you have, that ARE NOT related to shooting. Go to http://triangletactical.net/AMA Enter your question in …

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How to Score a USPSA Target

If you roll up to your first USPSA match, there’s a good chance you don’t have a clue how the targets are scored. There’s a chance that after you’ve seen a couple shooters do their thing, you might be even more confused if nobody explained it to you. So, here in this video I’m explaining the basics of target scoring. There are some more intricate things that get more complicated when we add in things …

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Rants, Raves, and Follow-ups

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:27 — 22.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | More If you’re local to me, listen up. If you’re not local to me, just bear with me or skip ahead 30 seconds or so. At the end of the year I’m killing the Triangle Tactical competitive shooting calendar on the website.  There are a couple of reasons for this: It costs more than a hundred bucks a …

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