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The Women’s Gun Show Episode #54: What’s in Your Bag? 

In this week’s show, Carrie Lightfoot and Barbara Baird reveal what they keep in their range bags. Barbara also mentions some tiny items, courtesy of competition shooter Randi Rogers. Julie Golob offers a tip about your grip, sponsored by NRA Women. The pair also discuss trending news, old soldiers, Eddie Bauer bird pants and training events happening soon. Sponsored by Ruger.

GroupTWAW-5-2017-45Carrie has returned from The Well Armed Woman (TWAW) instructor training.

winner shiela mckinney

Sheila McKinney

She also congratulates Sheila McKinney, winner of the women’s division of The American Marksman. TWAW had 4 shooters Renee Krawiec Jessica Braun, Sheila McKinney and Sheena Green.

Col. John Gray WWII vetBarb talks about meeting a WWII veteran after a special Memorial Day remembrance service in North Carolina.

Topic: What’s In Your Range Bag … we’ll tell you what’s in ours  


range bag itemsCarrie carries The Well Armed Woman Deluxe Range bag: http://thewellarmedwoman.com/range-supplies/range-bags-and-cases/deluxe-range-bag-by-twaw  

Uplula Peltor TEP 100 electronic buds – re-chargeable

Dekot prescription shooting glasses


TWAW Boo-Boo Kit Batteries


TWAW range towel


Purple Frog Togg


Water Bottle

Shot timer

Extra shooting glasses

Extra Howard Leight women’s earplugs

Eyeglass repair kit

Carabineer Multi-tool

Small notebook – training notes

Gun oil

brownells signature range bagBarb’s has been carrying this tried-and-true bag from Brownells for years, $129.99: http://www.brownells.com/shooting-accessories/range-gear/range-bags/signature-series-shooting-bag-prod26693.aspx

Here are some extra things that Barb carries in her range bag that Carrie didn’t include:

Fitover shooting glasses


Lens cleaner in spray bottle, rag and wipes



Pocket knife

Lip balm

Brass Bag

Barb mentions an interesting column in Shooting Sports USA—a series on “What’s in Your Range Bag?”: https://www.ssusa.org/articles/2017/3/14/whats-in-your-range-bag-cherie-blake/

Julie golob grip tip time nra women

Julie Golob give us advice on how to get a good grip, in her weekly installment of “Tip Time,” sponsored by NRA Women.  

Survival Story Carrie found a report about a Seattle woman who shoots her ex-boyfriend during Capitol Hill attack: https://patch.com/washington/seattle/seattle-police-investigate-shooting-capitol-hill

Firearms News You Can Use

Barb says that Michael Bloomberg’s money is behind this group, where authors and artists aide the book and movie industry in creating anti-gun rhetoric and story lines: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/people/article/73630-gun-safety-org-recruits-authors-for-support.html

Carrie goes to the lighter side of the news and talks about a stranger, (from Missouri) who bought a ticket for a young soldier so he could get home: http://www.guns.com/2017/05/30/stranger-buys-airline-ticket-for-soldier-trying-to-get-home-video/    

Cool Products

Midway brass bagBarb says you need at least one of these brass bags to clean up afterward at the range and keep your brass separated: https://www.midwayusa.com/product/939294342/midwayusa-brass-bag

Atlas 2 vest Eddie BauerCarrie chose the Women’s Atlas II Vest, from Eddie Bauer: http://www.eddiebauer.com/product/women-39-s-atlas-ii-vest/20612263/_/A-ebSku_0064025302000080__20612263_catalog10002_en__US_EBSite?showProducts=&color=184    

TWAW Product of the Week

Medium-Range-Bag TWAWCarrie found a Medium Range Bag in her warehouse that she thinks you’ll like, for $47.99: http://thewellarmedwoman.com/range-supplies/range-bags-and-cases/medium-range-bag  

The WON’s Post of the Week

tiny items range bagBarb mentions that professional shooter Randi Rogers has a few ideas about some tiny items to include in your range bag: http://www.womensoutdoornews.com/2016/02/10-items-add-range-bag/    

Calendar: What’s up?    

National take daughter to range dayBarb mentions an event called Daughters on the Range – June 10th San Angelo TX http://www.daughtersattherange.com/events/

Carrie points out that classes will be held in conjunction with the AZ State shoot that are open to the public on June 10 and 11.

Low-Light/No-Light Handgun – Enrollment link: goo.gl/6ZQpkP     Practical Handgun and Carbine – Enrollment link: goo.gl/H4GCyq   Tuition: 189.00 www.timberlinefirearms.us      


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  • About Barbara Baird

    Publisher/Editor Barbara Baird is a freelance writer in hunting, shooting and outdoor markets. Her bylines are found at several top hunting and shooting publications. She also is a travel writer, and you can follow her at https://www.ozarkian.com.