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Just Give Them Your Keys/Wallet/Money

A common thing that I hear people who don’t carry a gun say is that you should just give the bad guy your keys, or money or whatever when you’re robbed. The fact of the matter is that this will work sometimes, but there’s no way to know if you’re dealing with a resource or process predator. Do they just want your money, or do they want you? (H/T Sean)

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Don’t Make Self Defense Assumptions – 162

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:00:05 — 27.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThis week we talk about how some folks make assumptions about how “their” self defense scenario will go down, and they then prepare for that specific scenario instead of being ready for the most likely scenario. Housekeeping Thanks for all the voicemails for the Q&A podcast. We were completely out of them last Friday when …

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Cyclists: How do you carry?

Cycling was my primary hobby for a long time before I got into shooting. I reluctantly gave it up about 7 years ago when I was having some issues with numbness in my hands that I couldn’t deal with. I’ve decided to pick it back up since I’ve lost about 65lbs, figuring I might not experience the hand numbness issues now that there’s less of me. Way back on the podcast we answered a question …

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How Often Do You Dryfire With Your CCW Rig?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:27 — 3.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreJon in Florida sends in a voicemail with a really good question about how often we dryfire practice with our CCW rigs. In all honesty, neither Ben or I really dryfire much from our actual carry rigs. Ben plays a game with himself he likes to call “What if I had to draw right now?” …

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Strap-in for the News Roundup! – 155

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:03:12 — 28.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThere was so much good news this week, we decided to do a news roundup show. Here’s what’s in the episode: Some lady with a CHP in Detroit shoots at a fleeing shoplifter. There’s anti-campus carry protest being organized in Texas where the organizers are going to carry around giant adult toys to protest guns. …

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Should I Use The Safety on my CCW Gun?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:28 — 3.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWelcome back to episode 78 of the Triangle Tactical Q&A Show. Today’s voicemail comes in from Marty in Massachusetts. If you’d like to send us a voicemail, go to triangletactical.net/voicemail to find out how. Marty calls in a voicemail to ask about whether or not he should be using the thumb safety on his M&P …

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How Do You Balance Competitive and Defensive Shooting Skills?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:29 — 4.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWelcome back to episode 67 of the Triangle Tactical Q&A Show. Today’s voicemail comes in from Tim in Charlotte. If you have a voicemail for us head to¬†triangletactical.net/voicemail to find out how. Tim calls in from Charlotte and asks about balancing competitive and defensive shooting skill. This episode is sponsored by the Law of Self …

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North Carolina Concealed Handgun Permit Renewal

I’m finally set up with my new (renewed) Concealed Handgun Permit. This has been a long process, so here’s a rundown for those interested: March 25th – I received a letter in the mail from Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison stating that my permit was up for renewal, and that I should start the process soon. Sometime around the end of May, I filled out the application for renewal online, paid the fee, and scheduled …

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Watch The Sights – 147

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:01:41 — 28.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThis week, Ben tells you how a lot of common gripes about certain types of guns can be remedied by just watching the sights. Gear that Doesn’t Suck Once again, we plug the EZ-up sunshade for taking to competitive shooting. Especially if your range doesn’t supply them. Especially if you’re in the south. The News …

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Trigger Mods on Carry Guns?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:49 — 3.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreBob emails in his question to [email protected]: So I know you guys aren’t lawyers, but I’m curious about your thoughts regarding the standard Internet wisdom that one should not do any trigger work on a carry gun. As far as I understand it, the idea is that you open yourself up to additional legal scrutiny …

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