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How to Score a USPSA Target

If you roll up to your first USPSA match, there’s a good chance you don’t have a clue how the targets are scored. There’s a chance that after you’ve seen a couple shooters do their thing, you might be even more confused if nobody explained it to you. So, here in this video I’m explaining the basics of target scoring. There are some more intricate things that get more complicated when we add in things …

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Don’t Paste the Lines!

Lately, I’ve been getting more questions from people looking to get started in competitive shooting asking about competitive shooting range etiquette. Nobody wants to be the f-ing new guy on the range that does something that’s considered taboo by the experienced shooters.

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What do you Take to the Range?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:08 — 3.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreTom in Ferguson sends in today’s Q&A podcast voicemail asking about what I leave in my car for trips to the range. As things currently are, I basically drive a clown car, so I don’t leave much stuff in my car at all. However, when I head to the range I tend to bring a …

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Why do USPSA targets have B and C Zones if they’re scored the same?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:51 — 4.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreGerrit in Wake Forest send in today’s Q&A voicemail asking about why USPSA Metric targets have B and C scoring zones when they are both scored the same. Here’s a USPSA metric target that I colored in the perforations with a sharpie. You’ll notice the B zone in the head of the target, and the …

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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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[POLL] Where Do You Stand on the “Respectful Request” Not to Carry in a Business?

It seems that the 2A community is divided on the issue of whether or not to still shop at, and do business with businesses who have issued these “respectful requests” not to carry guns in their stores. I’m curious where the Triangle Tactical braintrust stands on the issue, hit the embedded poll below, and please share with your friends! I’m also curious to know why you do or do not still shop at these businesses. …

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The Moms Don’t Understand Destruction of Property…

This week the Misguided Moms pointed their crosshairs at Kroger in an attempt to get them to “ban” the carrying of firearms in their stores like Starbucks, Chipotle, and Target. Kroger Spokesman Keith Dailey responded to the Moms request with the following statement: “Millions of customers are present in our busy grocery stores every day and we don’t want to put our associates in a position of having to confront a customer who is legally …

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