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Burnout = Too Much Effort + Not Enough Pay Value

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:04:21 — 29.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThis weeks episode is sort of a companion from this blog post that Ben wrote last week. You should go read it, it’s really good. We’ve both seen good shooters, and shooters who have the potential to be good fall out of the sport due to burnout over the years. It’s probably helpful to know …

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Finger Guns and Air-Gunning

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:19 — 3.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreDavie sends in another voicemail this week to ask about airgunning in IDPA and USPSA. We explore why we think it’s illegal in IDPA, as well as why we find it beneficial in USPSA. If you’d like to send us a voicemail here’s how to do it. (If you send me your address, I’ll mail …

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10 Reasons The Shooting Sports are Awesome

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:03:05 — 28.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreBen came up with some reasons why the shooting sports are awesome, so we talked about that this week: There’s almost no natural skill or genetic component You really can’t buy very much success. Cheating is fairly difficult (because there’s so little hidden complexity and so many people watching) and when successful pays off only …

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The Urban Carry Holster – 163

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 44:53 — 20.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreYou’ve probably seen the videos online for the Urban Carry holster. It’s the little pouch holster that you put your gun in, and then it all drops inside your pants. When it’s time to draw the pistol, you undo a little magnetic flap with your weak hand, and pull up, which pulls the pistol up …

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2015 NC USPSA Sectional

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 58:55 — 27.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreNot much else in this episode but us talking about the NC USPSA sectional. If this is your first episode with us, this one isn’t a representative sample of a normal episode… At one point I do ask Ben about the IDPA rule change and he talks about it for a couple minutes too. Contact …

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Competition with a S&W Shield or Buy A Bigger Gun?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:01 — 4.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWelcome back to episode 80 of the Triangle Tactical Q&A Show. Today’s voicemail comes in from Steve in Indiana. If you’d like to send us a voicemail, go to triangletactical.net/voicemail to find out how. Steve can only have one gun. He currently has a S&W Shield and he wants to get into competitive shooting. He …

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Do People Leave IDPA for USPSA When They Get More Serious About Competition?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:50 — 4.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWelcome back to episode 79 of the Triangle Tactical Q&A Show. Today’s voicemail comes in from Frikkie in South Africa. If you’d like to send us a voicemail, go to triangletactical.net/voicemail to find out how. Frikkie asks if people in the US tend to leave IDPA for USPSA when they decide to get more serious …

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Stippled Sig P320 Not Allowed in SSP at IDPA World Shoot

The IDPA World Shoot took place this last week in Oklahoma. Today, the internet is up in a huff about a shooter at the World Shoot who was DNF’d at the match because he was registered in SSP division and had a stippled grip module on his Sig P320. The SSP rules say the following: 8.2.1.3.16 Stippling and texturing may be performed on readily replaceable parts of the grip frame such as replaceable back straps …

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What’s In Your Range Bag?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:37 — 11.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWelcome back to episode 77 of the Triangle Tactical Q&A Show. Today’s voicemail comes in from Nick in Raleigh. If you’d like to send us a voicemail, go to triangletactical.net/voicemail to find out how. Nick asks what we keep in our range bags. This turned into the longest Q&A podcast to date, so hang on. …

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