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The Women’s Gun Show – Episode 45 – Hot Weather Carry Tips

In this week’s show, Carrie Lightfoot (The Well Armed Woman) and Barbara Baird (Women’s Outdoor News) go over a list of things to consider before carrying a concealed gun in hot weather. Carrie interviews Adrianna, our February “Fan of the Month.” Sponsored by Ruger.

What’s going on in our lives.

pow wowCarrie: In MS  for the Mid-South POW WOW
Hannah Kelly

Hannah Kelly, State Representative for District #141, Missouri and TWAW co-leader

Barb: Planning for The Well Armed Woman Day at the Missouri State Legislature on April 5

Topic: Hot Weather Concealed Carry

Things to remember: Chafing Printing Go off body if you must, but keep the bag at hand http://www.womensoutdoornews.com/2015/07/top-bottom-5-concealed-carry-holsters-summer/

List of good hot weather guns:

Ruger LCP: http://ruger.com/products/lcpII/models.html

Ruger LC9s:  http://ruger.com/products/lc9s/models.html

Smith & Wesson 642: https://www.smith-wesson.com/firearms/model-642 Carrie: 3 Keys to summer concealed carry:  http://thewellarmedwoman.com/women-and-guns/concealed-carry/3-keys-concealed-carry-in-the-summer

Go looser and longer

Go Deeper

Go Smaller

The Well Armed Woman Breathable Belly Band

http://thewellarmedwoman.com/women-and-guns/concealed-carry/3-keys-concealed-carry-in-the-summer

Survival Story

Carrie:  Miami Gardens mother armed with shotgun scares off burglar http://www.local10.com/news/crime/miami-gardens-mother-armed-with-shotgun-scares-off-burglar

Firearms news you can use

Carrie: Gun Sales Hit Record Highs, But What About Gun Accidents? https://bearingarms.com/bob-o/2017/03/23/gun-sales-hit-record-highs-gun-accidents-plummet/?utm_source=badaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl

Barb: http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/r-north-dakota-governor-approves-concealed-guns-without-a-permit-2017-3-1001867063

Cool products

V3_Black_RightBarb: https://www.remington.com/shotguns/autoloading/v3-field-sport shooting matCarrie: Cabela’s Shooting Mat: http://www.cabelas.com/product/Cabelas-Shooting-Mat/1318442.uts

TWAW Product of the Week –

frog-togg-allwebChilly Pad Cooling Towel   http://thewellarmedwoman.com/range-supplies/frogg-toggs-chilly-pad

 

New Addition: The WON’s Post of the Week: highlighting a gun-friendly post – launching series on Project ChildSafe videos: http://www.womensoutdoornews.com/2017/03/project-childsafe-story-julie-golob/Julie-Golob-Project-Childsafe-video-feature

 Calendar: What’s up?

WomenAfieldGroupPicBarb – Women Afield Program in Colorado: http://cpw.state.co.us/learn/Pages/OutreachWomen.aspx   FMT-Overview-Pic-2016Carrie – Meridian, Idaho is Forward Movement Training Center, http://www.forwardmovementtraining.com/ They do offer classes to the public!

Fan of the Month

adrianna

You can listen to Adrianna and about how shooting has enhanced her life in this episode. She’s our Fan of the Month!

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  • About Barbara Baird

    Publisher/Editor Barbara Baird is a freelance writer in hunting, shooting and outdoor markets. She is a contributing editor at "SHOT Business," and her bylines are found at several top hunting and shooting publications, including NRA, NSSF and Field & Stream.