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#17-Ruger GP100 Revolver Review and Gun Store Idiots

I review the 4-inch Ruger GP-100 .38 S&W Special/.357 Magnum revolver and talk about not heeding bad advice from dumbasses at the gun store.

Cathryne Czubek’s documentary film A Girl And A Gun about women and guns is done! Its world premiere will be at the DOC NYC documentary film festival in New York City this November [2012]—see for more info. You can also listen to an interview with Cathryne about the movie in podcast episode 1.

#16-Intro to Skeet Shooting

In this episode we go over the basics of skeet, a shotgun sport in which you shoot clay discs out of the air.

Skeet Shooting Resources

Gil Ash on Mastering Peripheral Acceptance

NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting CourseFind a course in your area

Skeet shooting instructions & field diagram from Leverage Game

Upcoming training event: Defensive Medicine 101 with NorCalMedTac, Sept 29, 2012, San Francisco Bay are, CA

Here’s an overview of the class from Zombie Tactics

Welcome home, Ken! Ken is the host of The Rimfire Podcast and a medic in the US Army who just returned safely from deployment in Afghanistan. Thank you, and welcome home!

#15-Rory Miller/Chiron Training Interview

Author and self defense instructor Rory Miller of Chiron Training talks about training, self defense, violence dynamics, conflict communications, martial arts, liability, identity, and the seven things he thinks are essential for effective self defense training.

Miller’s books include Facing Violence: Preparing for the Unexpected (which I personally consider required reading for life), Force Decisions: A Citizen’s Guide – Understanding How Police Determine Appropriate Use of Force, Meditations on Violence: A Comparison of Martial Arts Training & Real World Violence, Talking Them Through: Crisis Communications with the Emotionally Disturbed and Mentally Ill. You can find these and others on Amazon and SmashWords. He also blogs at and writes for USCCA‘s Concealed Carry magazine.

#14-Guns In New York With Chris Ruger Of Ruger’s Custom Guns

Gun store owner, gunsmith, and NRA instructor Chris Ruger of Ruger’s Custom Guns in Kingston, NY talks about buying, owning, shooting, and carrying guns in New York—one of the most restrictive states in the nation when it comes to self defense and defensive weapons of any kind.

You can reach the Rugers—both very knowledgeable and friendly people—by phone at (845) 336-7106 and by email at rugerscustom AT verizon DOT net.

#13-What Does It Take To Be A Good Shooter?

San Francisco Bay Area training weekend

Both at Coyote Valley Sporting Clays, Morgan Hill, CA


Calibrating your general BS detector

Calibrating your shooting-specific BS detector

Reviewed products

And check out the Gary Sinise Foundation that Daniel Shaw jogged 10 miles in full body armor to raise money for!