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JUNK SCIENCE: Are Race Holsters Worth It?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:30 — 31.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreFor a long time I’ve wondered if the expensive race holsters that hold the gun just by the trigger guard are really worth the money, so that’s what I’ve decided to find out for this episode. So, here’s what I did: I setup a 10″ steel plate at 10y. I tested both holsters with 50 draws in the …

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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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Rants, Raves, and Follow-ups

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:27 — 22.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | More If you’re local to me, listen up. If you’re not local to me, just bear with me or skip ahead 30 seconds or so. At the end of the year I’m killing the Triangle Tactical competitive shooting calendar on the website.  There are a couple of reasons for this: It costs more than a hundred bucks a …

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10 Christmas Gifts for the Competitive Shooter in Your Life

(This post contains affiliate links. When you click on any of the Amazon links in this post, I make a small commission from Amazon for referring you to them. It’s a big part of what keeps Triangle Tactical up and running.) The hardest people to buy gifts for are people who are REALLY into their hobby. You don’t want to buy them the wrong thing, or something that they won’t use. Don’t worry, if you’re …

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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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Keep your dummy rounds in your magazines during dryfire!

What can’t Gorilla tape do? I love this stuff, and it works great for keeping my dummy rounds from flying out of my magazines and all over the garage during dryfire. Some folks don’t drop magazines. If that works for you, it’s the simplest solution. Start your drill without a magazine in the gun, push the magazine button, and then load a magazine into the gun. I tried this for a while, and I found …

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What if USPSA Production had 15rd Magazines?

One of the USPSA topics that keeps coming up, is that folks want USPSA to change Production division to have 15rd magazines instead of the current 10rd magazines, to mirror IPSC Production division. For the longest time I’ve been adamantly against it, mostly because I just don’t want the division to be changed, because I don’t like change. After doing this video, I’m more ambivalent about it. I do think the change would do a …

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Lookin’ Cool

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:49 — 30.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | More  Last weekend there was a triathlon here in my little town, and we got to people watch a lot of folks cycling past our neighborhood. Cycling is my first love. Far and away above shooting, and I really cannot wait until I’m healed up enough to get back in the saddle. One guy in particular came riding …

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Q&A: Production, Production, Production!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 43:15 — 39.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | More This week on the Q&A show, I had a lot of great questions! I really appreciate receiving questions in advance, so I don’t have to beg for questions as much during the podcast… If you’ve got a question, shoot me an email at [email protected] and I’ll get it queued up for a future Q&A show. The Q&A …

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Balancing Matches and Practice

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:46 — 29.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWhat’s the right balance between practice and matches? I’m not exactly sure what the right balance is, but in an ideal world, I think my practice schedule would look like this: Dryfire every day Livefire weekly 2 Matches a month I like this for two reasons: It’s fairly realistic with a little planning and dedication. It’s enough practice …

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