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Editor/Head Honcho at Triangle Tactical. Lucas is a life long shooter and outdoorsman, avid concealed carrier and competitive shooter, and a lover of pork fat.

The Range Officers Tool Box

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 47:28 — 32.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThere was a recent question in the Triangle Tactical Facebook group asking about what sort of things a Range Officer should bring when working a match.  I thought I’d put together a list of things that are nice to have and make them into an episode. Coincidentally, most of the things on the list are …

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:09 — 26.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreI had a very frustrating practice session at the range on Monday. I burned about 500 rounds just shooting a plate rack because it’s been something that has been really killing me at matches recently. Here’s what happened: I could kill the plate rack at 10 yards. Anywhere between 3.1 and 3.5 seconds, no misses, …

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Gear thats No Good for Competition Shooting

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:15 — 35.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreSERPA There was a post on the r/competitionshooting subreddit this last week from someone talking about how they were an IDPA match last weekend and a new shooter was drawing from his SERPA holster at the match and plugged himself with a round at the hip, which then travelled down to around his knee. I …

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USPSA Lists NROI Seminars on Website

Kind of a lame sounding headline, but this is a great change for USPSA. I like this because in the past it could be hard to find a seminar because it was up to the organizer to put the word out about the seminar, now that they’re all listed on the website that makes it much easier for people to find seminars that are close by. http://uspsa.org/open-seminars

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Ch Ch Ch Changes!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 40:41 — 27.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThe USPSA Board of Directors announced some changes to several divisions in the BoD meeting notes from earlier this month, and in this episode I discuss the highlights and lowlights. I’d encourage you to go to the USPSA website, log-in, and actually read all of the changes. Far too many people have just been asking …

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Q&A: Is my Glock 19 holding me back? Heard any Production rumors?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:18 — 33.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreBryan What is a good age to start a junior shooter? A lot of it probably has to do with maturity/responsibility. Start them with a pellet gun, BB gun, .22? Bryan My practice range is an indoor range, and can be rather loud at times; what is great practice drill to do that does not …

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Q&A: Any Tips for Shooting IDPA with a Weapon Mounted Light?

Mike asked this question a while back and I answered it on a Q&A podcast, but I wanted to re-address it in a video format, because it makes it a little easier to understand. Do you have any advice for shooting a night match (IDPA if it matters) with a weapon mounted light? I have been turning it on with my trigger finger after I draw it but wonder if it would be better to …

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How About Group Coaching?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:16 — 20.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreMost folks out there can’t afford to take a shooting class more than about once a year or so, and most people don’t get instruction that much. Previous podcast episode on coaching here. I hear a lot of people talk about how they struggled for years doing things incorrectly. How they then changed something in …

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:50 — 23.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreLast week when I was on the range doing all the shooting for last weeks Junk Science show I noticed something that I’d never noticed before. When I was doing the step into the box draws, I could reliably shave a tenth of a second when I put my focus on the draw stroke, and …

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