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How do You Deal With the Elderly and Guns?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:34 — 5.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreMike 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 …

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Negligent Discharge in a Gun Store

Somewhat graphic video, so be warned, and watch carefully: The gun store clerk didn’t check the pistol before removing it from the display. In my opinion this may be a pattern of behavior at this gun store (or with this particular clerk), because the loaded pistol was placed into the case beforehand and left their waiting for someone to remove it. The police officer didn’t safety check the pistol after it was handed to him. …

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What Grinds My Gears – 116

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:05:29 — 45.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreI’m back! I’ve been away from the podcast for almost a month because we did the 2014 “best of” show, and then I got really sick. Started out with a cold, then the flu, then an ear infection, and finally a ruptured ear drum, but I’m back! Due to my absence I haven’t been able to get out …

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Alone on the Range: Safety

I’ve found myself using a small private shooting range in rural North Carolina all by myself recently. It’s probably the first time ever that I’ve been all alone while shooting, and this has prompted me to take some extra precautions. Unlike Tex Grebner, I’m not sure that I’d be able to fall back to my training and call my parents if I were to get hurt on the range, so I’ve been taking some precautions …

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