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Notice: Slots Still Available for NC Ben Stoeger Class in May

Just a heads up, if you’re looking to get a class in this spring, there’s a class with USPSA Champion Ben Stoeger coming up in May at The Range in Oxford that still has a few slots open. The class dates are May 7-8, and 9-10 (I believe there are two classes) If you’re interested, or for more information please contact the class organizer Scott Weiner at  . Note: I’m not affiliated with this class, …

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Being “Out” As a Gun Guy is Awesome. Again.

Having a conversation with a co-worker via text message about some random work stuff, when BLAM! out of nowhere she lays this on me. How cool is that? If you’re in the closet about being a gun guy, guess what? You don’t get to help people who are interested in getting a gun because they won’t come to you seeking that information. Let’s face it, having guns is normal. Just be normal and don’t be …

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Houston Gun Store Robbery

Holy crap, this is nuts. If you assume there was one person in the truck, I count 10 people total. In daylight. Also, if you look how they go into the place, it seems like they all know exactly where they’re going, so they had to have scoped the place out beforehand. Also, what’s the deal with gun stores not locking up all their guns overnight in a safe? I thought that was that was …

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Interesting Observation at Triangle Shooting Academy Today:

Everybody on the range was shooting competition targets. If you look closely, there’s a target that fell off the hanger in between the two IDPA targets, and it’s another IDPA target. Kind of cool, hopefully they’ll start having some competitions before long. I also can’t stress enough how beautiful this facility is. I’m actually sitting in the lounge as I write this having a cup of coffee (it’s not bad, BTW) and I I feel …

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I’m not Shooting this Weekend.

I put up a post last week inviting anyone who wants to come shoot their first match to come out to the H2O Fowl Farms IDPA match tomorrow and I’d show you the ropes. As luck would have it, my car has been in the shop since Monday evening, and I’m still not mobile yet. It’s also supposed to snow today on top of being cold tomorrow. Call me a softie, but I think I’m …

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Cannibalism

Boy howdy, gun owners in the Triangle area are eating their own this week. Triangle Shooting Academy opened last Friday, and instead of seeing the opportunity that comes along with having a new shooting range in the area, a lot of folks are hung up on one thing that I don’t really think is that big of a deal. Above is the graphic posted on the front door at Triangle Shooting Academy. I’ve seen posts …

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Carolina Guns and Gear USPSA Match Promo Video

This is cool as heck. I remember the drone flying around while we were shooting, but I guess I forgot about it. I know there are a few podcast listeners and friends of the show in the video, and there’s a few seconds of me shooting at 2:07. Want to know more? Here’s my primer on getting started in competitive shooting, and here’s the Facebook page for the Carolina Guns and Gear Range.

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On Burnout

Let’s talk about burnout. Burnout happens in shooting. A lot. In fact, this post is inspired by Karla Herdzik, formerly a sponsored 3 gun shooter for FN among others, hanging up her shooting jersey. I haven’t talked to her about it, and she didn’t explicitly say so, but that’s what I read in her post: Over the years, I missed numerous family birthdays and friend outings, and spent countless nights in hotel rooms across the …

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I love Dave Ramsey

I’m a big fan of Dave Ramsey and his message of becoming debt free. I listen to all 3 hours of his podcast every day, and my wife and I are big time budgeters and are working on getting out of debt ourselves. I’ve heard Dave say this on the air several times: “I only carry 3 pieces of plastic in my wallet, my drivers license, my debit card, and my Tennessee concealed handgun permit.” …

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