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Magpul Breaths Some Life Into USPSA Limited Minor

Magpul just released a 21rd 9mm Glock magazine, and it’s MSRP is something like $19.99. Oh, and it’s 140mm, so it’s good to go for USPSA Limited. Oh, and it’s a Magpul magazine, so it probably works great too. I’ve been using a handful of the 17rd Magpul magazines for a while now, and I’ve found them to be as reliable as my Glock brand Glock magazines (and they’re cheaper). Thinking about USPSA Limited Minor, …

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Competitive Shooting will get You Killed in the Streets!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:33 — 25.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreOver the weekend a USPSA/3-Gun shooter dispatched a scumbag terrorist in a Minnesota mall. For years now I’ve heard tons and tons of arguments from people who don’t shoot competitively about why one shouldn’t shoot competitively, and these arguments continue to amuse me. So, for this weeks episode, I thought I’d dispel a few of …

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Episode 200! What Has Competitive Shooting Done for You?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 44:24 — 40.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreEPISODE 200! Wow, you know, on some level I never thought this episode would happen, so the fact that it’s here is really awesome. Anyways, I don’t really have a whole lot to say here in the shownotes for this episode, so, just go listen. This episode is a full length episode of your voicemails …

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How To Practice a Texas Star When I Don’t Have Access To One?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:07 — 4.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreRoger in Cleveland sends in today’s Q&A podcast question asking about practicing the Texas Star. Roger only has access to an indoor range, and he’s getting his clock cleaned by the Texas star at matches. Is there a way to practice this target when you don’t have one? Unfortunately, I don’t really think so. The …

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What Do You Do During the Walkthrough on Short, Simple Stages?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:29 — 3.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreCJ in Tejas sends in today’s Q&A voicemail asking about what to do during walkthrough time on really short, simple stages that only have one way to shoot them. Keep walking through for the whole 5 minutes, or not? Thought of another while at work. What do you do if a stage is so easy, …

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You’re Not Good Enough To Shoot Your First Match

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:16 — 30.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreMost common thing I heard from people who are somewhat interested in the idea of competitive shooting is that they aren’t good enough. If you can draw the gun, and walk around without pointing it at yourself or anyone else, and can do basic malfunction clearance, you have the skills needed to get started. That’s …

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What’s The Deal with Virginia Count Stages?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:38 — 2.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreTom in Ferguson sends in today’s Q&A show voicemail asking about Virginia Count stages in USPSA. Right or wrong, I just kind of don’t allow myself to shoot make-up shots in Virginia Count stages. I’ve never done the math to see whether or not it’s actually worth it or not, but yeah I just don’t …

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When Have You Screwed Up and Known it?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:04 — 3.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreTJ in Charlotte sends in today’s Q&A podcast question asking about a time that I’ve screwed up in a match. It should come as no surprise that I have, in fact, screwed up in matches. The first one that comes to mind was when I decided to put a big, huge magazine release on my …

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Lucas, You Shoot 9mm in USPSA, Isn’t That a Disadvantage?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:41 — 3.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAdam sends in today’s Q&A podcast question asking about shooting 9mm in USPSA. Hi Luke, I am new to the competitive shooting scene, and learning a lot from your show.  My understanding is you reload only 9mm, and shoot a glock34. What division do you shoot since i thought shooting 9mm had a significant disadvantage in …

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What’s Up With Pistol Caliber Carbine SBR’s?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:15 — 3.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreMaria in North Carolina sends in today’s Q&A podcast question asking about pistol caliber carbines in competitive shooting. Hi Luke, I was wondering if you knew much about the 9mm carbines like the CZ Scorpion EVO 3 S1 or the Sig MPX or MCX.  Can they be used in competition shooting?  If they are modified …

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