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


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:


-Glock 19

-.22 LR Revolver Double Action


Battlefield 1 Weapons

Listener Emails:


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.


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