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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.

Range Lawyers

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:45 — 39.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreListen to the Podcast Ever hear people complain about range lawyers? Ever heard people spout off about the rules at a match about the rules and be blatantly wrong? What about the folks who are intentionally trying to bend the rules to their benefit? What about folks who are just trying to make sure we play the game …

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Some Things I’ve Noticed…

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:51 — 29.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreListen to the Podcast Have you ever noticed that at some matches, it’s totally cool to pull out a rulebook when there’s a question about a rule, but at other matches it’s almost offensive to the parties involved? Have you ever noticed how some folks just seemingly want to buy junk? It’s like some people just want to …

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Chris Tilley’s Hair…

After the last Front Sight magazine came out, I came across several discussions online where folks were commenting on Chris Tilley’s hair. “Does he have a mullet?” Well, as it turns out, Chris is participating in St. Baldricks, raising money for charity for children’s cancer.  If you’re interested in helping him meet his goal, here’s a link to his St. Baldricks page. If you want to hear more from Chris, check out the podcast episode …

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Your Feedback Requested: Video?

I’ve been wanting to do an actual video version of the podcast on YouTube for a while now, but due to various reasons, it just never worked out. Now, I believe I’ve got the software and everything to make it a weekly reality, but I’m curious to know if y’all would be interested in actually watching it? Hit the comments and let me know.

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Things That Make You Go “Ugghhh” At a Match

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:51 — 35.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreListen to the Podcast: I’ve been asking for your voicemails for this episode of the podcast asking “what makes you go “ugghhh” at a match”. Now, the goal of this episode isn’t to bash the shooting sports, or bash other competitors or anything like that. My goal with this was to have some lighthearted entertainment, and hopefully get …

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The Fastest Way to get Disqualified…

As a Range Officer, telling someone that they’re disqualified from a match sucks. It sucks even more if the person hasn’t even fired a shot. I’ve always told people interested in competitive shooting to just bring along whatever gear they’ve got, as long as it’s safe, and worry about buying competition specific stuff later. Unfortunately I’ve noticed a trend over the past couple years of people getting disqualified when they’re using holsters that come with …

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Loose Ends

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:51 — 34.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreListen to the podcast: This week I wanted to wrap up a couple loose ends that I didn’t cover in the last few episodes about folks that are new to competitive shooting. Leniency for new shooters. I’m the first person to tell you to come shoot with the gear you’ve got just to get your feet wet in …

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Disqualifications

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:27 — 38.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreListen to the Podcast Disqualifications Continuing on with my new-shooter kick over the past month or so, this week I’m talking about the most common disqualifications are that I see at matches. 99% of disqualifications are for unsafe gun handling. The most common things I see are as follows: Sweeping the weak hand on the draw. This generally …

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Fun vs. Performance

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:46 — 33.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreListen to the Podcast: A few weeks back I talked about how it’s important to always get video at a match, because it gives you something to review later and reflect on your performance, see the things you need to work on, etc. After this last weekend’s match at Carolina Guns and Gear in Ramseur, NC, I found …

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Do’s and Dont’s

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 48:20 — 44.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreListen to the Podcast Do – Do some YouTube research on different matches. If all you’ve done is read forum posts about different matches, and you’re SURE you know what you want to shoot, because the”other game” has too many rules, go watch some videos of the other games too. Just like with self defense law, most forum …

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