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Mar 14, 2016

I sent Ben a message on Monday to ask if there was anything that he wanted to talk about on his last podcast episode, and he just told me he'd think about it. Fast forward to Saturday evening when we recorded this episode and he had the shownotes written for this episode to talk about all of the things that he's changed his mind on since he joined the podcast way back (over 3 years ago). The things that's coolest to me about this topic is that it's probably the most brutally honest hour of podcast you'll ever listen to.

Some of the things he's changed his mind on:

  • Classifiers
  • Gamer gear
  • Outlaw matches
  • Just because "nobody uses it" doesn't mean it sucks
  • You don't need to be accomplished to help people

The News

There's going to be a free seminar in Chapel Hill, NC about ATF 41F and how it effects gun trusts on April 4th. I don't know really much about who is putting it on or anything, I just got the tweet below about it and figured I'd pass it along.

In Michigan there's a bill proposed to create an active shooter alert system not dissimilar from the Amber Alert system. I don't think I'm opposed to it, but it doesn't really seem necessary to me.

Plug of the Week

The Firearm Blog is KILLING IT with their YouTube channel recently. They seem be be getting a little more edgy than normal and adding in some humor that I don't normally see in their blog posts. It's just really good, so check it out.

Last Word

I just need to take a second to thank Ben for all the Sunday afternoons over the last 3 years recording the podcasts. The thing that listeners probably don't notice is that making the podcast is a HUGE time commitment. For every hour of audio that we publish, we spend 4 hours prepping, and editing. When there's an hour and a half or more of podcast that comes out every week, that makes a large time commitment. I can't do anything but say Thank You to Ben for getting on board and spending all these Sunday afternoons and evenings on Skype with me making the internet audio magic that's been the last 3 years of the podcast.

As Ben mentioned in the show, if you'd like to follow what he's up to, he created an athlete page on Facebook where he'll be posting his YouTube videos, etc. Go follow him there.

Contact

  • luke@triangletactical.net
  • ben@triangletactical.net