I want to take this opportunity to introduce everyone out there in Gun Nuts land to our newest contributor, Shelley. Shelley comes to us by way of West Coast Armory in Bellevue, Washington where she’s the director of their membership programs as well as coordinating all the events, leagues, and matches at the WCA including their burgeoning IDPA program.
Although you wouldn’t know it from the picture at the left, she’s a reformed skeet shooter, and has recently (as in the last 4 months) taken up IDPA with a serious intent of making Expert by the end of 2011. She’s also interested in 3-gun competition, and I can personally attest is a pretty good shot with an AR15 as well.
One of the areas that Shelley is going to be covering with her first post tomorrow will be why someone that is completely foreign to competition shooting and relatively new to the firearms industry would choose to take up a sport like IDPA. Look for that post tomorrow. She’ll also take a look in the future at some of the common gun-industry myths perpetrated on unsuspecting women shooters that are looking to purchase a defensive firearm. To that end she’s actually carrying and shooting a j-frame revolver as her daily carry gun, and will have a real neat look at that in the upcoming weeks here on Gun Nuts.
I’m personally excited to have Shelley joining us here at Gun Nuts. She brings a fresh perspective and a unique insight to a lot of subjects that many of us take for granted, and I believe that her voice will add a tremendous amount of information, and more importantly fun to Gun Nuts. I’m looking forward to seeing what she’s going to come up with, and I hope you are too!
Just to get it out of the way: I’d carry her range bag.
Thank you, someone needs to. It’s heavy; full of free ammo. 😉
Un-huh…….Theres always one…
Caleb – What’s this “a reformed skeet shooter” crack? Skeet is a lot of fun and it’s not easy.
It’s all in good fun, Hat Trick. I plan on trying my hand at skeet later on, it’s just good natured ribbing between the shooting sports!
I know, I was only having fun with you. Gotta defend the shotgun shooters out there. 🙂
Wow, First impression is everything, and I’m impressed. Best of luck to the young lady.
The internet told me there would be a redhead here.
Shelley, congratulations and welcome to the site- looking forward to reading more from a feminine perspective in hopes of getting Fairest Maiden into shooting, too. Good luck, God bless.
And congrats, Caleb ;p
Sorry about the delayed comment, but I generally read blogs in fits and starts.
I guess this means more chicks with guns episodes of Gun Nuts Radio. I do recall hearing that Gun Nuts Radio would be returning in December, right? It’s my favorite podcast and I’ve been in withdrawal for quite some time.
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