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Triangle Tactical Podcast - Competitive Shooting, Mostly


Aug 25, 2014

Shooting competitively with your concealed carry gear is a great way to shake out bugs in your carry rig. On Saturday night Ben and I both shot the PDHSC/Shoot2Live IDPA match in south Raleigh. Before the match Ben mentioned that he was going to shoot his carry gun in the match, and I followed suit. Ben shot his M&P9c from an IWB holster on his hip, and I shot my XDs 9mm from a Crossbreed MiniTuck.

I had a handful of issues with my carry gun, like riding the slide-lock with my thumb forcing myself to have to do reloads on a closed chamber, and cycle the slide. I had to deal with shooting a sweaty pistol since half of the range isn’t air conditioned, and dealing with a t-shirt for concealment instead of an IDPA tactical fishing vest proved to be somewhat troublesome as well.

The News

Texas Governor Rick Perry is under indictment for 2 felony counts of abuse of power. With this comes the realization that Perry can no longer carry concealed, or purchase firearms. You’ll remember that Perry used his concealed carry pistol in self defense a while back.

CNN’s Don Lemon claimed that “during the theatre shooting in Colorado” he was able to purchase an automatic weapon in 20 minutes. He goes on to show us that he doesn’t understand the difference between semi-automatic and fully-automatic.

A bill has been introduced in the US House to ban “enhanced body armor” for citizens. Yes, let’s ban a product that can keep innocent people from getting shot…

The anti-gun Moms put some pressure on Kroger to “ban” guns in their stores recently. They didn’t get the answer they wanted, and now some of them are proposing that they should start causing a loss to the company in order to get their way. Linoge put it perfectly, in that they are basically running a protection racket like organized crime…

Plug of the Week

This week we plugged Sean Sorrentino’s new podcast called the Gun Blog Variety Cast. It’s a variety show format with a bunch of your favorite gun bloggers talking about all sorts of interesting stuff. I was able to get a sneak peak at Episode 1, and it was very entertaining. Check it out.

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