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Can I Use Less Than Division Capacity in IDPA SSP?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:53 — 3.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreDustin in Greensboro sends in today’s Q&A podcast voicemail asking about shooting a gun in IDPA SSP that isn’t able to hold the required 10 rounds. Dustin wants to shoot his Ruger LC9s in IDPA, but his match director gets weird about people shooting in CCP and BUG division. He feels like he’s being “that …

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Is Ruger Embracing Smart Guns?

From this news piece, it seems that may be the case, or maybe not. It could be that the folks at Ruger smiled and nodded when approached by these folks, without having any intention of acting on the information, or it could be just as insidious as it sounds. I need a whole lot more than just one sentence from a NY news station before I can pass judgement. I’ll be keeping an eye on …

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Changing Guns in Changing Times – 101

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 44:25 — 40.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreRecently Australian police broke up a ring of Al Qaeda ISIS terrorists who were planning to head out into public and behead people at random. Late last week a man went into his former workplace where he had been recently fired, and beheaded one woman, and was attacking a second before he was shot by …

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The Perfect Deer Rifle? Ruger American Ranch

Last week Ruger announced a couple of new rifles in their American Rifle lineup. The new rifles are called the American Rifle Ranch series, and they are available in .223/5.56 and .300 Blackout. Something about a short, handy, .300BLK bolt action rifle that weighs under 6lbs screams at me that it’s the perfect deer rifle for the little NC deer we have around here. Couple that with the law changing last fall to allow hunting …

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Changing Guns to Get Better – 71

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 56:12 — 38.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreSometimes changing your gun and shooting a different division can help you improve your skills. More often than not people change gear perceiving that it will make them better, but Ben brings up the point that getting better gear only knocks down barriers, but doesn’t do anything to actually make you better. You need to …

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Ruger CEO Mike Fifer Predicts No Semi-Auto Handguns in California in 2 Years

This afternoon I was listening to a Gun Talk bonus podcast on microstamping where Tom Gresham interviewed Ruger CEO Mike Fifer about Ruger ending their sales in California. During the interview, Fifer stated that he doesn’t expect to see any semi-auto handguns on the California “not unsafe” list in only 2 years because of the new interpretation of the laws. This is scary sounding on the surface, but I think it actually may give the …

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SHOT Show – Good, Bad, and Ugly – 65

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:08:34 — 47.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThere were a few really good things introduced at SHOT show, some not so great things, and some just strange things. The Good: Appleseed Ready 10/22 from Ruger XDs 4.0 from Springfield Armory The Bad: Taurus View Revolver Kel-Tec Bullpup Rifles (They might be great, but what are the chances we’ll be able to buy …

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Ruger Opening a Plant in NC!

As we’ve been speculating for a few weeks, it’s now official that Ruger will be opening a manufacturing facility in North Carolina! More jobs coming to the state is a good thing, and getting more pro 2A business and money into the state is fantastic! Welcome to NC!

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Positive Gun Legislation in NC, Bad Stuff in CO, and Why You Should Stop Holstering so Fast – TTP – Ep.15

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 46:59 — 32.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreEpisode 15 – Shownotes North Carolina Senate Judiciary Committee II Meeting on SB28: Ben talks about a North Carolina Senate meeting regarding Senate Bill 28, which is a bill that would seal the records of Pistol Purchase Permits, and Concealed Handgun Permits in the state. A lot was said during the meeting, and Ben sorts …

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Take Action Now

Ruger has launched a new page on their website that allows you to fill out a simple form, and they will send a letter to all of you representatives. Even if you have already written your representatives, do this as well. It just takes a second. Share this with all of your friends, as it really doesn’t get any easier than this to contact your reps. Ruger – Take Action Now Webpage I just completed …

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