Handgun Radio 168 - Listener Email Discussion!

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, Weerd and I discuss some new revolver ammo, and respond to some listener email!!!!

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Drink Segment: Cobbler Shaker:   So unpacking after the NRA show, the cap to my cobbler shaker I brought with me was missing.   They aren’t much good without a cap as you would be wearing your drink when you shake it.   So I ordered a new one on Amazon:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00PF1EY1K/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

This one is a decent price, and works great.    I prefer a cobbler shaker as you don’t need a separate strainer, also you can keep your finger over the cap when shaking so there is little risk of a spill.    The downside is you really shouldn’t be filling the shaker body completely full as there isn’t a whole empty cup like a boston shaker that uses a pint glass and a steel cup to give air space for the shake.    Still if you’re making just a few drinks at most this isn’t a problem.  Also the metal-to-metal contacts can freeze,  but this can be fixed with a quick rinse under hot water.

Main Topic: Listener Email Discussion

Federal HST .38 Special

 

Name: Byron

Subject: .40 Kahr

Message: I found a K40 Kahr handgun and was wondering if you knew how the K series compares with the Kahr handguns you and Weerd have - also wondering if I got it could I change out the barrels and make a .357 Sig out of it? Thanks for any input you could give me and love the show!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzh16zi55G0
Listener Anthony:

Does bullet weight effect recoil significantly?

Talking 115 vs 147 in 9mm

200 vs 230 in 45acp?

Came to you guys first because you guys are just that awesome! Have a great day and thanks in advance!

Name: Kaleb Kidd

Message: I am looking to purchase a 9mm 1911 for mainly range use and possibly a Carry gun in formal settings, but definitely not a edc. Assuming a $1,000 budget, would the host suggest going with something in the entry level Kimber line or the Springfield Armory Range Officer, or is there another brand or line I should consider. I want to keep it pretty standard because I would like to upgrade sights, grips, and possible other parts down the road?

Thanks again for the great show! 

From Handgun Radio Facebook Page:

Listener Todd:

Good Morning from the sunny south!  I've got a question for you. Have you boys had any experience it a Rock Island Armory M206? I'm thing of getting on as a BUG. Thoughts?

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Until next week, have fun and SAFE SHOOTING!!!!

 

 

 

Handgun Radio 148 - Future Handgun Purchases and UBC Fails in Maine

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 the defeat of Question 3 in Maine, Some handguns we want to buy in the next year & more!!!

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Week in Review

Ryan: Got my Condor Tactical Jacket

Weerd:

Drink Segment:  Manhattan!  WOOOO!

4parts Rye Whiskey (bourbon is fine)

1 part Sweet Vermouth

A few dashes of Angostura Bitters  and Maraschino Cherries

Main Topic: Question 3 in Maine, Future Purchases & more!!!

Question 3 Fails

A difference of 30,545

Future Purchases:

Ryan:

-Glock 19

-.22 LR Revolver Double Action

-LCPII

Battlefield 1 Weapons

Listener Emails:

Blake

Subject: Budget Revolver for Home Defense

Message: Guys, love the podcast. I need some help deciding on a gun for Home Defense and have made the decision on a revolver but want to stay under $400. New revolvers that I know in that range will only be Taurus 65, 82 or something even cheaper like the Armscor M200. There are a ton of used revolvers I could consider but I just don't know enough about them to pick. I think I would prefer a 3-4" barrel and nothing too light to manage the recoil. What would you guys recommend??

Name: Josh

Subject: Show topic

Message: I really enjoyed the show about handgun hunting. It inspired me to pick up an older Ruger Super Blackhawk in 44 mag. Now I am looking at bullets to hand load my own hunting rounds, and it brings up a question about selecting an appropriate bullet type. What bullet type for handgun hunting? I know in self defense you want a hollow point that will not over penetrate, but does this hold true for hunting as well. I know solid lead is ok in slow moving rifle calibers, but what about magnum pistol calibers? I think this would be interesting to others switching from rifle to handgun like me.

I also am enjoying the drink segment from WB. The tequila and grapefruit soda drink is much better than margaritas, and one of my new favorites in the summer. Although it still doesn't beat out Buffalo Trace on the rocks.

Keep up the good work on the podcast.

Wrap-Up:

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Until next week, have fun & safe shooting!!!