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Any Tips for Raising Kids in a Home With Guns?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:09 — 7.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreTC 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 …

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The Case for Training

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:40 — 15.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreI recently asked my friends about where to send someone for training with a pistol and an AR-15. I received multiple messages saying that I should just bring whoever needs the training out to a match, and they’ll figure out what works and what doesn’t. I don’t think this is the right answer. We should …

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Practice Drills Make Crappy Stages – 160

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 55:18 — 25.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThis week Ben and I talk about why stages and drills are two different things, and why it always makes a crappy stage when someone tries to use a drill as a stage in a match. Gear That Doesn’t Suck 8″ Shoot-n-See targets are a good thing to keep in the range bag. If you …

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Recreational Shooters Lack the Data to Get Better

I’ve been getting back into cycling recently. In doing so, I’ve been spending some time on message boards, and subreddits relating to the topic to get caught up on things as I’ve been off the bike for about 7 years. I’ve noticed some interesting parallels between the cycling and shooting communities, but I’ve also noticed one big glaring difference: Almost all cyclists have data. I came across a thread on a road bike forum where …

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What Rules Would You Change in IDPA or USPSA?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 17:49 — 8.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreKenny in Idaho sends in his question to [email protected]: Hey guys, Kenny here with a question for you both. Are there any changes you’d like to see with the rules for either USPSA or IDPA in any capacity? I have some ideas of my own, and am wondering if either of you have anything to …

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How Do You Deal With Shooting in the Heat?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:08 — 3.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreTom sent in a voicemail for this episode of the Q&A podcast. He recorded it on his computer and emailed it to [email protected] If you’d like to send us a voicemail, go to triangletactical.net/voicemail to find out how. This episode is brought to you by Gear that Doesn’t Suck! Check out the sidebar on the …

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Who Cares Who the President Is? – 139

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:02:02 — 28.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThis week Ben and I have a discussion about the upcoming race for USPSA President. Up to this point, I haven’t really cared about it much, as I generally feel that things are going just fine with the sport, and as a somewhat casual shooter, I can’t think of what needs to be fixed. Ben …

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How Do You Shoot Well With Your Family on the Range? – 16

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:13 — 4.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreRon shoots us an email to [email protected] with his question: Hi Luke (and Ben), love your podcast! I have a question for you and Ben: I have been shooting USPSA with my wife and 2 kids for over a year now but recently I found that although I love shooting with my family, my performance …

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Bad JuJu: Concord, NC Police Officer Shoots Himself During Training

WBTV is reporting that a Concord, NC police officer shot himself in the lower calf while training at the range yesterday. The article vaguely mentions that the incident happened while the officer was holstering his pistol. Just a quick reminder that there’s no need to race the pistol back into the holster. When training, the clock has stopped before its time to reholster, and if you’re involved in a defensive shooting, I don’t think it …

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Keep Your Muzzle Pointed in a Safe Direction, and Your Finger Off the Trigger

Right here in NC two (assumed) CCW permit holders shot themselves while fiddling with their blasters in parking lots. From the Hickory Record: On Sunday afternoon, a 42-year-old man in the parking lot of Academy Sports on U.S. Route 70 accidentally shot himself in the leg while changing the ammunition in his handgun. The day before… The day before, a 24-year-old man accidentally shot himself–also in the leg, and also while he was sitting in …

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