TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #93: Getting Bit By The Competition Bug With Nic L

Luke C.
by Luke C.

In this episode of TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast, we’ve got Nic L, a buddy of mine and another writer at TFB, back on the show. Today, we’re diving into Nic’s return to competitive shooting. Personally, I think competitive shooting isn’t just about staying sharp with your guns – it’s a real way to try out new gear and ammo for your everyday carry and home defense setup. Nic and I swap stories and chat about how getting into competitions has spiced up our lives and made our reviews way more interesting. It’s like a playground for testing all the new firearm products out there. So join us as we discuss some of our recent projects and competition experiences and how each of us prepares before our matches.

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TFB Behind the Gun #93 - Getting Bit By The Competition Bug With Nic L

TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #93: Getting Bit By The Competition Bug With Nic L

In this episode of TFB’s Behind The Gun Podcast, we’ve brought back fellow TFB writer and my good friend Nic L to talk about his recent reintroduction into the competition shooting world. I’m of the belief that competition shooting is one of the best ways to stay not only competent and familiar with your firearms, but also to test out any new gear, guns, or ammunition you roll into your EDC and home defense setup. Today Nic and I share some personal stories and chat about our own experiences with competition shooting, and how it has not only enriched our personal lives, but given our reviews some much-needed variety when it comes to torture testing and finding out what new products in the firearms market are really capable of.

TFB Behind the Gun #93 - Getting Bit By The Competition Bug With Nic L

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  • DanMcKraken DanMcKraken on Nov 16, 2023

    QRD on shooting competitions for people smart enough to avoid them

    >pay money. a lot of money. entry fee, insurance fee, travel expenses, etc
    >long safety briefing to try and prevent morons from NDing into somebody
    >if you're lucky you'll be voluntold to help set and reset stages
    >if you're really unlucky you'll be sworn into the brass police
    >most of your day will be spent doing everything but shooting

    If you posses a modicum of sense you'll realize you just spend 4x your average range day budget just to hang out with a bunch of people who have the most interesting stories to tell about why they didn't make it through commando school or ever enlist in the first place.

  • Ravinoff Ravinoff on Nov 17, 2023

    The hell is he shooting in that first photo?