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Lucas

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.

On-Ramp to the Shooting Sports: Daisy National BB Gun Championship

I mentioned this on last weeks episode of the Patreon News Blast podcast, and I wanted to address it to the rest of the audience that isn’t on Patreon. There’s been a ton of talk recently about on-ramps to the shooting sports, and how they are few and far between, ineffective, etc. Personally, I think a lot of what we’re dealing with isn’t that there aren’t on-ramps to the shooting sports, it’s just that the …

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What’s one piece of advice you wish you had known before your first match?

One Piece of Advice

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:07 — 26.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreI give a lot of advice here on the podcast, and talk about things as I see them in the shooting sports, but I’ve found that my perspective isn’t always the same as everyone elses, and that’s why I love these call-in episodes where you send in your thoughts on a topic. There’s been a lot of talk …

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Q&A: BUG or CCP, Why 125gr Bullets?, and Arbitration

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 48:39 — 33.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreThis weeks Q&A show was a lot of fun! If you would like to have a show next week, I need your questions: Shoot me an email with your questions to [email protected] Mike Hey Luke, I had a few questions I think would work well for the Q&A show: If you had a gun that can shoot in …

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5 Things That Will $%&@ Up Your Next Match

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:08 — 28.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | More Tip of the Week: Even if you’re wearing a giant, ugly, dork hat like me on a hot sunny day on the range, you should still put some sunblock on your face. Apparently the UV rays can reflect off the ground and burn your face anyways… ask me how I know… I left Sunday’s match with a …

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JUNK SCIENCE: Turn And Draw

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:09 — 26.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreThe turn and draw is a pretty standard start position for competitive shooting matches. Generally in a turn and draw, you’ll start facing up range, wrists above shoulders, and then on the buzzer you’ll turn then draw your pistol once it’s inside the 180*, and start engaging targets. The conventional wisdom about the turn and draw is that …

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Q&A: Production Major, When To Give up on Steel, and IDPA rules?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:42 — 35.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreThis episode of the Q&A show had a lot of great questions, however, I’m basically out of questions for next weeks show, so if you’ve got a question, shoot an email to [email protected] and I’ll get it queued up for a future episode! The Q&A show is possible because of the folks who have pledged to become patrons …

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Shoot Everything

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:36 — 29.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreIf you’re new to the shooting sports, don’t settle on whatever shooting sport you decide to shoot first is. Go shoot a bunch of different disciplines. The shooting sports are like high school cliques. If you go to IDPA, you’ll hear people talk junk about those USPSA gamers. If you shoot USPSA, someone will talk junk about the …

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Q&A: Visualization, Ammo Reloaded by a Friend, and Power Factor

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 45:04 — 30.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWelcome back to another episode of the Triangle Tactical Q&A show! As always, this show is made possible by the Patrons who have pledged a couple bucks a month in support of Triangle Tactical on Patreon. If you like what I’m doing, head over to Patreon and get some of the perks that come along with being a …

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Get A Load Of This Garbage…

The IPSC Rifle World Shoot is happening right now in Russia. Team USA has sent a bunch of accomplished rifle shooters to compete, and it seems like most everyone made it there without issue. That is, except for Kuan Watson. It’s sad to me that he was flying around the world, to compete¬†literally on the world stage, and wasn’t able to bring his rifle that he’s used to competing with. I don’t know the total …

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