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Q&A: IDPA PCC rules and What Would You Like to See More of?

As always, the Triangle Tactical Q&A show is made possible because of the many listeners like you who have signed up as patrons of Triangle Tactical, and are pledging monthly support to keep it going. Check out the benefits of being a patron at Patreon.com/triangletactical. Here’s this weeks questions: Brant asks: Good morning, Lucas, I have a potential question for the Podcast/Q&A show.  I say potential because I know you’ve answered this question in different …

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Q&A: Steel DQ Lines and Should You Try IDPA?

The Triangle Tactical Q&A Show is possible because of the folks who have pledged to the show on Patreon. Check it out at Patreon.com/triangletactical. The audio podcast is up at the top, and below is the Facebook Live video, which I’m shooting for 9PM EST on Thursday nights each week: In this episode I got a BUNCH of awesome live questions in addition to the questions I had prepared beforehand. Here’s the questions that I …

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Q&A: Changing Your Mind, Dryfire, and Apex Kits

This episode is possible because of listeners like you who have become patrons of Triangle Tactical at Patreon.com/triangletactical. The money they pledge is paying for the extra bandwidth for this show, more Junk Science podcasts, and ultimately helping me meet my goal of taking Triangle Tactical on the road to do more awesome stuff. If you can help, I’d sure appreciate it. Here’s the emailed questions from this weeks show: Wes: “Hey Luke, Love the …

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Questions I Couldn’t Answer

This is the last episode of the Triangle Tactical Q&A Show, so I thought I should shed some light on some questions that I’ve received that I never could find the right way to answer. Thanks for all the fun, folks! Make sure you’re subscribed to the main podcast, it’ll begin releasing next week on Tuesdays. Carry on. http://traffic.libsyn.com/triangletactical/QNA270.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:38 — 5.9MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | …

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How To Practice a Texas Star When I Don’t Have Access To One?

Roger in Cleveland sends in today’s Q&A podcast question asking about practicing the Texas Star. Roger only has access to an indoor range, and he’s getting his clock cleaned by the Texas star at matches. Is there a way to practice this target when you don’t have one? Unfortunately, I don’t really think so. The thing about the Texas star is that it moves, sometimes unpredictably. Depending on which plate you shoot first, it’ll go …

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How Do Long Guns Fit in Your Self Defense Plan?

TC in Hickory sends in today’s Q&A question asking about long guns as part of a self defense plan. Personally, I REALLY like the idea of a long gun for home defense, but what I’ve found is that taking a long gun in and out of the safe every day isn’t a realistic thing, so I’ll either forget the rifle in the safe, or forget that I left it in it’s hidey-hole for weeks at …

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How do You Deal With the Elderly and Guns?

Mike in Texas sends in today’s Q&A podcast voicemail asking about how to deal with the elderly and guns. In Mike’s situation, someone handed his 85 year old Grandpa a loaded gun at his birthday party. Gramps checked out the pistol, and while his finger was off the trigger, he was flagging people at the party. Mike stepped up, took the pistol from Gramps, and gave it back to the family member who had gotten …

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Orlando Nightclub Shooting: Are We Encouraging The Right Things?

Jeremy sends in today’s Q&A podcast question asking about the call the arms after the Orlando nightclub shooting. Are we just encouraging people to start shooting at the first sign of trouble? Absolutely not. We’re never encouraging people to start shooting at the first sign of trouble. I’m also not telling people that they should always be armed if they’re going out with friends to a night club to have a few drinks and a …

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What Do You Do During the Walkthrough on Short, Simple Stages?

CJ in Tejas sends in today’s Q&A voicemail asking about what to do during walkthrough time on really short, simple stages that only have one way to shoot them. Keep walking through for the whole 5 minutes, or not? Thought of another while at work. What do you do if a stage is so easy, or perhaps there is only one way to shoot it, that you have the plan down before the end of …

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Any Tips for Raising Kids in a Home With Guns?

TC in Hickory sends in today’s Q&A podcast question asking about any tips for raising kids in a home with guns. When I was a kid, guns were absolutely unavailable to me, unless I was supervised by my Dad, and I think that’s the way it should be. I don’t think I was really interested in guns as a real young kid, because I think I got my curiosity satisfied by my toy guns, which …

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