36: Aaron Hayes of Hayes Custom Guns on cross training & constant improvement


Team Benelli shooter Aaron Hayes joins us to talk about his experience at the 2015 IPSC Shotgun World Shoot and how he’s going to use what he learned in Italy to make himself a better 3-Gunner. Aaron also takes us on a journey through his start as a pistol builder at Clark Custom Guns and how he and his brother Ben leveraged that experience to start Hayes Custom Guns and build race-ready pistols and shotguns.

In this Episode You’ll Learn:

  • Even though we roll with a ton of gear, we’re such a small segment of the market compared to the average plinker
  • Long range shooting is like golf; it looks easy until you try it
  • Why the most fun Aaron has at a match is always due to friends and family
  • The importance of cross-training to improve your 3-Gun game
  • Why the long-range stages frequently decide the match
  • What Aaron learned at the IPSC Shotgun World Shoot and how he is implementing that style into his practice
  • Plus: The beauty of 3-Gun
  • And more!

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