The Women’s Gun Show Episode #46: From Boo-Boos to Battlefield Wounds – Why You Need a First Aid Kit

In episode #46, Carrie Lightfoot (The Well Armed Woman) and Barbara Baird (Women’s Outdoor News) talk about the importance of having a first aid kit handy when shooting, and several pointers to remember about these essential pieces of gear. The women also discuss news, including Joe Biden’s method of shooting, along with cool gear, events and how to become their “fan of the month.” Sponsored by Ruger.

Carrie is back from Mississippi and is now at the USCCA Concealed Carry Expo:  http://usccaexpo.com/

Barb is back from a frustrating trip in Florida, hunting for elusive gobblers, and during this time, Women’s Outdoor News launched a new website: http://www.womensoutdoornews.com/

 

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Topic: First Aid Kit   

First, everyone should have a First Aid Kit handy, no matter what you are doing outdoors.

  • Stock the kit with necessary items for your activities
  • Always know where the kit is located
  • Flag the kit – either put a bandana on it, or pack it in an easily identified case
  • Let everyone who is participating know where the kit is
  • Tell everyone where you are during the training or activity, so if they need to call 911, they’ll know what to tell the responders
  • Make it according to research or purchase one (mention Carrie’s new line)
  • Will find some good sites that list contents for first aid kits for shooting 

Good resources for range first aid kits:

Gunshot First Aid Kits

https://www.associatedgunclubs.org/pdfs/range/Range%20Bag%20Checklist.pdf

Shooting Range First-Aid Kits

Survival Story

Carrie found an article where Akron residents held a burglary suspect at gunpoint until police arrive: http://concealednation.org/2016/10/husband-and-wife-duo-put-an-end-to-armed-home-invasion-with-not-a-single-shot-fired/

http://www.cleveland.com/akron/index.ssf/2016/10/akron_residents_hold_break-in.html

or

http://concealednation.org/2017/03/homeowner-escapes-from-duct-tape-shoots-intruder/

Firearms News You Can Use

Barb says that gun sales are stuck in the “Trump Slump”: http://money.cnn.com/2017/03/07/news/companies/guns-background-checks-trump/

Carrie says an Iowa Man was charged after taking Joe Biden’s shotgun advice:

https://bearingarms.com/bob-o/2017/03/31/iowa-man-charged-taking-joe-bidens-shotgun-advice/

Cool products

walmart mossy oak camo pants womenBarb loves the Walmart Camo pants she found while hunting in Florida. Only $12.88.

 

Carrie in white shirt lwrcCarrie recommends this Shooting Shirt from Boondocks https://www.boondocksfta.com/   (769) 972-2382

 

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TWAW Product of the Week – Ankle Holster by The Well Armed Woman,  59.99

http://thewellarmedwoman.com/holsters/the-well-armed-woman-ankle-holster

 

The WON’s Post of the Week:

Q&A with Eva Shockey: http://www.womensoutdoornews.com/2017/03/eva-shockey-babies-bows/

Calendar: What’s up? 

 Barb is such a fan of Becoming an Outdoors-Woman and especially this chapter in California:   http://www.calwaterfowl.org/cwa-bow

 

Carrie recommends the Armed and Feminine class: http://www.armedandfeminine.com/class-schedules/

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https://thewellarmedwoman.com/giveaway-of-the-month-march-2017

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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.