Handgun Radio 181 - Recent Handgun Developments & Listener Email

Hello and welcome to Handgun Radio! I’m your host Ryan Michad from the wild woods of Central Maine, and this is your home for all the news, information and discussion in the handgunning world.

This week, we discuss some recent handgun developments as well as listener email!

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Week in Review:

Ryan: -setting my reloading bench up

Weerd: The Carry guns were getting cruddy so why clean them when you can get them REALLY dirty first.    Ran the 617,  S&W1911Sc and Kahr PM45

Also somebody must have listened to the collectible show.   At the club there was a listing for a Walther P99 compact in .40 S&W and he was asking for $500 which seems a bit steep.

Drink Segment: No new drinks,   just the Green park

2oz Gin (preferably Old Tom or equivalent, I’m using New Amsterdam)

1oz Lemon Juice

.5 oz Simple Syrup

.5oz Egg white

Fresh Basil

Celery Bitters


Main Topic:

Keychain Suppressor Armtacs Beretta 21A


Leaked That the M&P Shield 2.0 May Be Coming!!

9mm, 357 Mag, 357 Max, 41 Mag, 44 Mag, 454 Casull Revolvers


This is the 1911 I want.

M47 Medusa on Forgotten Weapons


Dream Gun: From Oddball:   I have to admit that striker fired pistols are easier to carry than hammer fired, so a striker fired pistol. Using a 4" rotating barrel.  chassie system like the Sig p320, so you can swap grip sizes fairly easily between full sized and compact.  Oh, double stack mags, and in 9mm.  And throw in sleeves for full sized mags to work better with the compact frame.  Being able to carry my XDm compact with a compact mag in the gun, and 2


Name: Andy

Subject: Future collectibles

Message: Well, thanks a lot Weird. I have been on the fence about getting a Gen 1 Glock 17 for about a month now. Thanks to you, there is a big hole in my wallet where hundred dollar bills used to live. Found a prime example in the original Tupperware made in 1988 for a price I couldn’t refuse.

Love the show guys.


Name: Ryan H

Subject: P80

Message: Hey guys love the show. I've been listening for about a month now and was wondering if you guys have any experience with 80% polymer lowers. I've been looking at polymer80.com specifically the PF940C. Is there anything particularly difficult or that I should watch for? I just thought this would be a fun project, im not one of the guys that feels the need to have an unregistered weapon. Anyway any info would be great. maybe it could be a whole show. Keep up the good work.




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