TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #111: Moons Out Goons Out w/ Forgotten Weapons

Luke C.
by Luke C.
TFB Behind the Gun #111 – Moons Out Goons Out w/ Forgotten Weapons

Competitions are one of my favorite ways to enjoy my firearms outside of getting to test and review them. Often I like to combine those two things and test out new or unfamiliar equipment at matches. Moons Out Goons Out 2024 is exactly this type of match which is why I’m excited that over the next couple of weeks, we’ll get to talk to several of the competitors who attended Moons Out 2024. Moons Out Goons Out is a carbine-only match that focuses on shooting under night vision using IR and/or passive aiming methods only – no white light allowed. This particular match is rare and gave all of the competitors a chance to fully experience their night vision devices under a variety of situations and scenarios including shooting from moving vehicles, treating simulated wounds, and even shooting “battlefield pickups” that feature no night vision aiming devices at all. Today we’ll hear from Ian McCollum and Jordan Flayer of Forgotten Weapons as they detail some of their favorite parts of the match for us, and some of the challenges and work they’ve had to go through to make the match such a huge success.

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TFB Behind The Gun Podcast #111: Moons Out Goons Out w/ Forgotten Weapons

For the next couple of weeks, we’re going to be bringing on a couple of competitors from this year’s “Moons Out Goons Out” night vision carbine match hosted by Forgotten Weapons. Our first pair of guests are Ian McCollum and Jordan Flayer, the two gentlemen from Forgotten Weapons responsible for putting the match together. Moons Out Goons Out is more than just about shooting under night vision. Today Ian, Jordan, and I talk about the tough safety challenges that they had to take into consideration for the match, their decisions behind the stage challenges and designs, as well as the effort they went through just to get the prize table stocked with great products for the competitors.

If you’re interested in attending next year’s match, you can keep track of the Forgotten Weapons YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram pages for more information on the match, as well as dates for next year’s match and equipment that you’ll need to start training with and have. Please once again welcome the guys from Forgotten Weapons to the show!

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