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Can I Reload in IDPA with a Round in the Chamber?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:57 — 2.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreMike in Maryland sends in today’s Q&A podcast question asking about doing a reload in IDPA. This question reminded me of my very first IDPA match ever. During that match I attempted to game it a little too hard. See, if you want to game IDPA, it pays to know the rulebook, and I hadn’t …

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When Have You Screwed Up and Known it?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:04 — 3.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreTJ in Charlotte sends in today’s Q&A podcast question asking about a time that I’ve screwed up in a match. It should come as no surprise that I have, in fact, screwed up in matches. The first one that comes to mind was when I decided to put a big, huge magazine release on my …

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Lucas, You Shoot 9mm in USPSA, Isn’t That a Disadvantage?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:41 — 3.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAdam sends in today’s Q&A podcast question asking about shooting 9mm in USPSA. Hi Luke, I am new to the competitive shooting scene, and learning a lot from your show.  My understanding is you reload only 9mm, and shoot a glock34. What division do you shoot since i thought shooting 9mm had a significant disadvantage in …

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How Do I Learn To See My Sights Rise?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:39 — 3.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreSean from Up North sends in today’s Q&A podcast question asking about how to see his sights rise. I want to preface this by saying that I’m very much still a learner in this department. If you’re a much better shooter than me, feel free to chime in the comments and give your suggestions. Recently …

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What’s Up With Pistol Caliber Carbine SBR’s?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:15 — 3.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreMaria in North Carolina sends in today’s Q&A podcast question asking about pistol caliber carbines in competitive shooting. Hi Luke, I was wondering if you knew much about the 9mm carbines like the CZ Scorpion EVO 3 S1 or the Sig MPX or MCX.  Can they be used in competition shooting?  If they are modified …

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What’s The Deal With Spare Gun Parts?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:13 — 2.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreTom in Ferguson sends in today’s Q&A podcast voicemail asking about keeping spare parts for guns. I don’t really keep a lot of spare parts on hand, basic springs, a few connectors that I’ve bought and decided not to use, and some fiber optic for my front sight is about all.  

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How Do I Decide Which New Gun to Buy? (Glock 17 or Sig P320)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:04 — 4.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreTyler in NC sends in today’s Q&A podcast asking about how to decide between two guns. Tyler is looking for a new blaster to use as a competition pistol and some nightstand duty, etc. He’s shot Glock 17’s in the past and they shoot well for him, but he also likes the Sig P320, but …

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What Do You Do With Reject Ammo?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:58 — 3.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreDavid in Illinois sends in today’s Q&A show question asking about what to do with reject ammo, and reject brass. I’m bad about dealing with reject ammo I chuck it in a little box that says “REJECTS” on it, and every once in a while I’ll get a wild hair and pull the bullets, so …

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Dillon 550 for Beginners?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:45 — 2.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreRuss in Florida sends in today’s Q&A podcast question asking if it would be smart to start reloading on a Dillon 550. I think you can start on a Dillon 550, but… I’ve said in the past that I think the Lee 4-hole Turret Press is about the best way to get started reloading, and …

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Do You Feel Added Stress From Being Filmed?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:43 — 3.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreCharles in Tejas sends in today’s Q&A podcast question asking about getting filmed at matches. Do you ever, or did you ever, feel additional stress knowing you are being filmed during a stage? Even if for your own purposes? I normally film my legitimate practice sessions and try to get my stages filmed; but, yesterday …

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