Handgun Radio 245 - Cousins



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 talk about pistols that may be cousins!

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Week in Review:


Ryan: - Got back from our trip with Weerd & Co, thank you again! (Pretzels, Drinks, Awesome show)

-Bought terrible scotch & turned 30.

-Borrowed a S&W Model 422 and disassembled it, and put a few rounds through it.


Weerd:





Drink Segment:

My mint is up,  so I’m having a mint Julep 

Mint leaves

Crushed ice

0.5oz Simple syrup

2oz bourbon

https://youtu.be/uTKC9Ht4Erg 




Main Topic: Cousins


-S&W Escort Model 61 & 422/622/2214/2216

-Colt Mustangs and other mini .380 “1911’s”

-Walther P38/Beretta M9/Taurus PT92

-Browning High Power/CZ75

-Walther PP Series/FEG PA-63/Makarov/Radom P64/CZ82-83



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Handgun Radio 187 - Handgun Radio Christmas Gift Wishlist 2017!

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.

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This week, we discuss our annual Handgunners Christmas Gift Guide 2017!!!!!

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Week in Review:

Ryan: -Posted a video of the S&W K-Frames on the Facebook page and youtube channel! Go check them out!

-Had a big 14 hour standoff 100 yards away from my house!
 

Weerd
 

Main Topic: Handgun Radio Christmas Gift Guide 2017

 

Every year we do a Handgunners Christmas Gift Guide! So here are some of our picks!

 

Ryan:

Ruger Gunsite Scout in .450 Bushmaster

Ruger GP100 in .44 Special

NAA Mini Revolver Speedloader

Polymer 80 Build Kit

1,000 Rounds of Tula 115 grain 9mm for $149.00!

Foam Earplugs

Big Blast Soda Bottle Target Caps


 

Weerd:  Remington 870 DM Tac 14

Desert Eagle L5 .44 Magnum

.460 Rowland Conversion kit

Dillon 650 XL

Ruger Redhawk .357

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Handgun Radio 179 - Future Collectibles

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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 talk about gun show powder purchases and future collectables!

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Week in Review:
Ryan:

Went to the August Maine Gun Show this weekend! There were a few deals, most .22 LR was around 40$ per thousand. I ended up buying a pound of Trail Boss for $19.00

Set up my reloading press, cant wait to get reloading again!

Weerd:

Drink Segment: Yellow Bird

2oz Rum

1oz Lime Juice

1oz Galliano

1oz Triple Sec

Orange Bitters

Served Up in a Cocktail Glass

Main Topic: Future Collectibles

Smith & Wesson “Gen” Series

Glock 1st Gen autos

Ruger P-Series

Walther P99

Remington R-51 (For All The Wrong Reasons)

Ruger Security Six and Variants

With all the WW1 curiosity, the .32 ACP handguns that are super cheap.

Listener Emails Listener Handguns:

Name: Thomas

Subject: Dream handgun

Message: Probably not my dream handgun, but one I think would be cool for a concealed handgun would be an n frame Smith and Wesson, or Ruger Redhawk 2 3/4 inch barrel in 327 federal magnum with a minimum 9 round, but preferably 10 round, cylinder cut for moonclips. I like stainless.

Name: Anthony

Subject: Sig P320

Message: Do you guys have any information on the Sig P320 voluntary recall program? Cannot get a straight answer from them.

https://www.sigsauer.com/support/p320-voluntary-upgrade/

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Handgun Radio 127 - Dream Handgun Roundtable

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 our dream handguns with Weerd, Daniel Watters & Jordan Bell!

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Week in Review:

Ryan: -Shot the Taurus PT22 Poly some more, it shot great!

  • Shot some single shot break action, rolling block & falling block guns in .22 LR as well!

Daniel:   Of course, I did some background research on your neighbor’s Hy Hunter single shot, which is a copy of the old Stevens No. 35 target pistol.  For more information on the original Stevens, it is worthwhile to check out Arthur Corbin Gould’s book  "The Modern American Pistol and Revolver" published in 1888.
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Jordan: Cold blued that Rohm RG10 copy. Got it all shiny. Found some 22 short to go in it. The 50 round box was missing 6. Cussed about it. Still haven’t got to shoot it. Also, cleaned up and got all nice and neato an old Zebco 76 rod/reel that was grandpas. Tried not to feed my children to lions. Discovered my XJ is leaking antifreeze. Cussed about it.

Weerd:  Moved things out of the house this weekend for a renovation….did some rearranging of the Armory,  and got a bookshelf for my gun books….that the wife promptly appropriated it for herself.

Drink segment: How good a spirit to use in a cocktail.   No you are NOT wasting good spirits on a cocktail.   Note we’re NOT talking a simple highball like a whiskey and ginger or a rum and coke where your spirit is going to be very masked.   But say an old fashioned, whiskey sour, or a Manhattan, you’re mostly drinking booze with some added flavors, so good stuff will show through.

Main Topic: Dream Handgun Roundtable

Back on Gun Guy Radio, we chose to do a fun episode topic about “Dream Rifles”. It was really well received and people enjoyed hearing about what other people wanted and what they wanted. We decided to get some people together for handgun radio and do “Dream Handguns”

Here were the rules:

List your choices for a "dream handgun" below.

1.) It can't be 100% of an existing design with a slight change, i.e. "I want a Glock in .38 Super" or "A Glock with a hammer". You can use design cues from certain guns, but not the entire design.

2.) It has to be SOMEWHAT realistic. While I know it's our dream gun episode, a .50 BMG Beretta 92 just isn't going to work

The Panel:

Ryan:

  • Revolver the size of a Colt Detective Special, but with the Phillips & Rodgers Medusa Concept (chambering everything in the 9mm/.38 Range) with the boot grip style of a J-frame and a shrouded 638 Bodyguard style hammer.

  • Browning High-Power Slide with a shortened compact grip, Steyr-style trapezoidal sights with a polymer frame and barrel swaps from 10mm to 9x25mm Dillon.

  • Benelli B76 pistol with a polymer frame that isn’t any different sized than the steel frame with the ability to switch chamberings between 9mm and .32 S&W Long Wadcutter.

Weerd: NAA mini .32 ACP and Ruger GP100-sized LCR

-.357 Magnum Top Break.   I don’t see why we can’t do this with modern technology!  Ideally in either S&W I or J-Frame

-A Combination of the size and shape of the Remington R51 with an aluminum frame with options for a stainless.   The roller-Delayed blowback action from the CZ-52/ H&K P9S,  Inside frame rails a-la the CZ-75/ Steyr M9,  and the “Squeeze Cock” safety from the H&K P7

Daniel:

I wish S&W could be convinced to debug their ill-fated C-Frame Model 73. It was meant to be S&W's answer to the Detective Special - a 6-shot revolver smaller than their existing snubnose Model 10. If they don't want to revisit the original design, perhaps they could upscale the existing Bodyguard BG38.

I'd also like to see a modern revision of the S&W M-frame Ladysmith or Rossi Princess. Ideally, the updated version would have a cylinder large enough for 5-shots of .327 Federal Magnum, 6-shots of .22 Magnum, or 7-shots of .22 LR.
My wackiest idea would be for a breaktop revolver with a barrel firing from the bottom charge hole of the cylinder.  That in itself would not be terribly odd, except for the idea that it would be striker-fired.  Going one step further, you could use a center pin serving double-duty as a gas piston.  You could either use the piston to rotate the cylinder or simply reset the striker.

Jordan:

1: MRX. Modular Revolver. Multi-Caliber, Multi-Length, Optic Ready

Top Break frame, SA/DA.

Barrel housing is rectangular, giving a similar look to the MP412 REX. Front and rear sights (Target rear, tritium insert serrated ramp front) are dovetailed in, but may be removed altogether and replaced with optic or BUIS as the entire space between is a 1913 rail. Target rear, tritium insert serrated ramp front.

Barrel housing can be adjusted to 2, 4, 6, or 8 inch lengths using spacer segments between frame interfacing segment and fixed frontal segment.

Barrel caliber can be changed by inserting tool provided and stored in grim frame cavity into teeth inset around muzzle front. Unscrew barrel until unlocks, slide out. Replace. Barrel max size is .45 caliber, min size is .22 caliber. Screw in barrels can be had in 2 - 8 inch lengths to accommodate use.

Cylinder is unfluted with 5 shot capacity. Default cylinder size is 45. caliber and strength rated to handle up to 454 casull. Cylinder sizing can be adjusted using drop in inserts which affix beneath ratchet and extractor (selective eject) which are removed using reverse side of same tool used to remove barrel inserts. Cylinder inserts are titanium and center cartridge on appropriate barrel. Both barrel insert and cylinder insert are sold together and marked with unique shaped visual indicators to warn against mis-matched use. Smaller caliber inserts are not solid tubes like larger inserts, but are instead, a tube within a shell.

Frame is overbuilt to handle high pressure loads. Trigger and hammer weight are user adjustable with recommended settings provided with caliber kits. Hammer is commander style and can have an insert screwed into the side to allow manipulation below a long optic.

Grips are modular with various levels of padding/thickness to be added or subtracted as needed for caliber or ergonomic concerns. Grip adjustments are made using single piece rear/side rubber insert which affixes to grip frame from rear.

2: uh… Well, there’s that while twin barrel drill gatling 22 thing I mentioned. Everyone else has plausible ideas!

3: yeah. There’s way more rifle/carbine ideas I could legit go on about but I’m kinda at a loss on handguns. For instance, I’d love something in between a Deerfield and an M1 Carbine, but in like .500 S&W with like an 8 round mag.

The Listeners:

Erik Chesney:  I'd like to see HK reinvent the P7M8 and M13 with a polymer frame and a traditional slide stop. Although that isn't exactly a totally new design, I don't care. It would be cool 😁.

A LCP sized .22LR with a 21A style tip up barrel. There would have to be an engineering feat to get it thinner than the Beretta design with the springs in the grip. For that matter, a .380 and .32 the size of a G19 would be great with a tip up barrel for those with infirmities as  Wish the 86 Cheetah's were still around, but a lighter striker fired trigger would be ideal.

Brett: I would like something along the lines of a Sig P226 , only chambered in 38/357. With a threaded barrel and matching suppressor.

I would fully expect to be required to change recoil springs to cycle with subsonic ammo. I would also like a slide lock feature to fire one shot ( ultra quiet ) without cycling a round.

Matt: An integrally suppressed gas Delayed blowback 9mm handgun running off Glock mags and setup for slide mounted optics from the factory.

Manuel: A single stack PPQ would be my ideal: thin enough to carry with the ergonomics of the full size, including the lovely slide release button and awesome trigger. I can now see why Pincus is going the way he is going with his new project. I personally (perhaps until I drop more weight) can only comfortably carry single stacks, though I will try double stacks soon again. So the advantage of having, say, 8-11 rounds of 9mm in a single stack is useful.

Ryan G: I'd like to see a steel framed, single stack, d/a handgun slightly larger than the Walther PPK/s chambered in 10mm (I'd take same size but that round will require extra room in the grip). I'd like to see this gun be equipped with a slide release and a decocker, as well as a good fast acquisition sights like XS big dots.

Matt M: I would be good if S&W remade the 632-1 or a "real" model 27 (deep top strap checkering/countersunk charge holes

A striker fired, single stack .32 ACP pistol with a Browning action that is the size of a Glock 19. For people with weak hand strength that can't rack a more powerful guns slide and want a self defense pistol. Also for people with smaller hands that have trouble with double stack mags. .32 ACP is a round with a long history as a self defense round but it's mostly found in small handguns. Smaller pistols are harder to aim and usually blowback so it's harder to rack the slide. A 4.5 inch barrel and 10 to 12 rounds of .32 ACP is a good pistol

Chad: 1911 size handle, grip angle, and trigger reach. Striker fired, no safety/safeties. Undercut trigger guard, ambi mag release. 4-4.25" barrel, front and rear cocking serrations. Good sights (fiber optic front) 9mm w/13+ capacity, and a flip selector switch on the back of the slide for 2 round burst.

Wrap-Up:


Until Next Week, Have Fun and Safe Shooting!!!!!!

HGR 044 - Handguns of World War I & II

This week, myself and Weerd Beard of the Squirrel Report discuss the various handguns that were used in World War I & II. We also discuss some blackpowder revolver testing I did this weekend!

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Week in Review:

Ryan:

  • Shot the Pietta this weekend, got some pretty decent groups with it! There is a video over at the YouTube page showing the test. I used a pistol rest and shot three, five shot groups from 25 and 15 yards. The first group was okay, the second group was one of my best, and the third one was abysmal. The blackpowder revolvers seem to be sensitive to the powder charge, and that seems to have a large effect of the accuracy that you can obtain. The single action trigger is wonderful for precise shooting, but the sights are miniscule to almost non-existent. I also used some paper cartridges that I made. These were more for convienience than anything, as the charge was already pre measured, and all I had to do was dump it in the chamber and seat the ball after. A great day of shooting and a good time!

Weerd: Time with family; watching videos!

Main Topic: Handguns of World War I & II

So this week, we are going to be discussing the military handguns that were issued to each side during World War I & II. I chose to lump both conflicts together for the purposes of this episode because many of the countries did not change their selected handgun between the two conflicts. Other countries SLIGHTLY changed their guns, like the British and the .455 vs. .380/200. One thing to note also is going to be the differences in purpose that the handgun served between the European countries and the United States. In most of the European countries, with Great Britain being the exception, the handgun was seen as a badge of rank, not as a serious front-line combat weapon. This is the reason that you see many of the European service sidearms chambered for cartridges that we would consider not combat effective. A good example of this is the Walther PPK in .32 ACP or the Beretta 1934 in .380 Auto. For the purposes of our discussion, we are going to stick with the larger players in the conflict and stay away from the smaller countries that may have had their own domestic arms production and had an individual pistol of their own. Also, a few countries, ESPECIALLY Germany, would seize arms from a country they invaded and absorb those arms into their ranks, oftentimes giving them a designation under the “substitute standard” category. One great example of this is the Browning Hi-Power, which, when issued in German service, was designated the Pistole 640 (b). Also, different branches of the military may have used different firearms as well. While the standard pistol for the German military at the start of WWII was the P08 Luger, the Luftwaffe (German Air Force) and the Fallschirmjagers (Paratroopers) were known to use the Astra 600 and the Sauer 38H respectively. We are going to try to stick with the MAIN handguns that were issued on both sides.

World War I & II:

Allied Forces:

Great Britain:

- At the end of World War I, only three major military powers still issued revolvers as their standard handgun; France, Great Britain and the new-to-the-party USSR.

- The British forces in World War I (and many in World War II) carried the Webley Mark IV revolver chambered in .455 Webley. The .455 Webley was a decent combat cartridge, firing a 265 grain .45 caliber slug at 650 to 700 feet per second. The Webley Mark IV was a double-action, break open revolver with automatic ejection that weighed in at a hefty two pounds, five ounces.

- In order to lessen the weight on the footsoldier, the British switched in 1928 to the Enfield No.2 Mark I revolver. This revolver was smaller and lighter than the Webley, and was modified to speed up production and cut manufacturing costs. It chambered a cartridge that was known as the .380/200. It was basically a beefed up .38 S&W cartridge, moving a 178 grain bullet at 700 feet per second. Weighing in at only 27 ounces, it was a full ten ounces lighter than the Webley Mark IV. It used the same break action automatic ejection that the Webley Mark IV used.

- Not wanting to be outdone on the semi-automatic pistol front, the British helped get some designers out of occupied Belgium and send them to work at the Inglis factory in Canada. These designers, including one Dieudonne Saive, brought with them the blueprints for the Browning Hi-Power and built them for the Allied Forces use. The British began issuing the 13 shot 9mm pistol to troops in March 1945, just in time for the last operations of the war. The Hi-Power has the distinction of being used by both sides in the conflict, with the Germans utilizing Hi-Powers mostly with the Waffen SS and the Fallschirmjager forces.

_Webley also did some limited use with the .455 Webley Self-loading Pistol which was chambered in the .455 Webley Automatic which fired a 224 grain jacketed bullet at 700 FPS.

France:

- France was armed with a HUGE array of different handguns following World War I. The main handgun that was issued to French soldiers during WWI was the G. The M1892 revolver fired an 8mm French cartridge and weighed in at around 30 oz. It was a double-action revolver, with a swing-out cylinder holding six rounds. The French attempted to switch to a domestically-designed and produced semi-auto, the Mle 1935, but production could not keep up with the needs of the troops, and continued to issue revolvers. The 8mm French cartridge fired a 128 grain bullet at 730 feet per second, not very robust. One notable feature of the revolver was that the cylinder swung out to the right instead of the typical left. Many believe this was to allow cavalry to reload the gun with the reins in their hand and not having to swtich hands. After France was occupied by the Germans, the resistance fighters continued to use the Mle 1892 in large numbers.

- In WWI, the French were desperate for small arms, particularly handguns which were well suited for trench warfare. Several Spanish firms had begun manufacturing handguns that almost replicated the venerable Colt/Browning 1903 Pocket Hammerless, but with a longer grip to accommodate more cartridges. The French government got ahold of some of these so-called “Ruby” pistols in 1915, and contracted with several Spanish firms to produce the small .32 ACP pistols for their troops. The name “Ruby” covers the general form/finish/caliber/function of the pistols rather than being a particular brand or model.

USSR (Russia):

- The USSR followed a similar pattern of the British army, sticking with a revolver for the majority of both conflicts, before switching to a semi-automatic pistol. The USSR switched much earlier than the British Army, but still used revolvers right until the end of the war and beyond.

- The USSR issued the much-loved (not) Nagant 1895 Revolver. The Nagant used a 7.62 cartridge that was seated well below the case mouth, like a deep seated wadcutter. This bullet helped create a gas seal along with the unique mechanism of the gun, where the cylinder cams forward on every shot. The 1895 Nagant 7.62 cartridge launched a 102 grain bullet at 900 fps, which was very underpowered compared to other pistol cartridges of the time. The Nagant has the distinction of being the only revolver that can be effectively suppressed due to its gas seal operation. The NKVD put this to good use in the 1950’s.

- The USSR did adopt a semi-automatic handgun in 1930, the TT series of pistols. The TT-30 and more ubiquitous TT-33 were semi-automatic pistols that took cues from the M1911 pistol and the 1903 Pocket Hammerless pistol. It used a simplified trigger system that could actually be removed from the gun as a unit for repair or replacement. The TT-33 was probably most notable for its powerful cartridge. A HUGE step up from the 1895 Nagant cartridge, the 7.62x25mm launched an 85 grain bullet at almost 1,500 fps! This cartridge was based off the 7.63x25mm Mauser cartridge that was chambered in the C96 “Broomhandle” pistols. The TT-33 did not fully replace the Nagant Revolver, but it did significantly increase the firepower of the troops.

United States:

-  The United States saw the handgun as a viable combat weapon, unlike many other countries in WWI & II. The U.S. issued the well-known M1911 pistol in .45 ACP from 1911 all the way to 1986. The 1911 has been covered as much as any one handgun can be covered, but it served well in the military. It fired a hard-hitting & proven cartridge and was accurate and controllable.

- While the U.S. had the 1911, they still had a need for even more handguns. S&W had contracted with the U.S. to provide revolvers, and a S&W engineer came up with the design for moon-clips, allowing the rimless .45 ACP to be fired out of a revolver. The S&W Model 1917 and the similar Colt 1917 served as substitute standard weapons in both wars. The 1917 revolver saw a great deal of use in the Pacific theater during WWII.

Axis Powers:

Germany:

Luger P08: Introduced 1904,  Chambered firs in the 7.65x21mm (AKA .30 Luger) but later chambered for the famous 9x19mm Luger.   Used a toggle lock system and was striker fired.   It used a lot of hand fitting had had almost no parts interchangeability between units without fitting.

Walther P38/ P1:   Chambered also in 9x19 luger.   Uses the Walther locking block design that is best seen today in the Beretta 92/M9.   It was DA/SA gun using a slide mounted decocking and safety lever.   In many ways this gun can be considered a single-stack predecessor to the Beretta 92 series.  In 1961 this gun was updated with an aluminum alloy frame and called the P1 which was still being issued until 2004 when it was fully replaced by the H&K USP pistol which had started seeing service in the 1990s.

Walther PP and PPK: The PP (Police Pistol in German) was the first gun to be issued, chambered in .32 Auto and .380 Auto.   PPK (Police Pistol Short *kurtz*) was a smaller variant.

It was one of the first DA/SA pistols issued, and was simple blowback with the decocking and safety lever on the slide.   More of a badge than a fighting weapon, given how small even the PP variant was, and the power level of the .32 and .380 pistol cartridges.

Italy:

-Beretta Model 1934 .380 ACP

-Glisenti Model 1910

Japan:

-Type 14 Nambu (8mm)

-Type 94 (8mm)

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HGR 039 - Concealed Carry Handguns

HGR 039 - Concealed Carry Handguns

Hello and welcome to episode 039 of Handgun Radio! Im your host Ryan Michad and this is your home for all the news, information and discussion in the handgunning world! This week, I have with me Matt and Weerd Beard to discuss some popular options in concealed carry handguns.

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Week in Review:

Ryan:

  • Got my Altamont Boot Grips in for my S&W Model 60. I am exceedingly happy with them! The fit it awesome and the figuring on the wood is very cool too. I am really pleased. The slick texture also helps with pocket carry. There is a video over at the youtube channel featuring them so go check it out!
  • Got to do some great video & shooting this weekend with the Arcus 98 DA, the Sig-Sauer P225, the Helwan which we have talked about before and the new suppressor ready Ruger 10/22 Takedown. Really awesome guns!
  • Been working on reloading so I can get a lot of shooting in this summer and also get some video for the listeners and viewers!!

     Matt:

*    Finally got some rounds down range through the competitor. Using it for NRA  action pistol Wolrd shoot, maybe Bianchi in the metallic sight division.

       *   trying to find some American Eagle 158gr .357 as a back up.

Weerd: weerdworld.com, The Squirrel Report Podcast

Unfortunetly I’m tied up with a new baby and haven’t had a chance to hit the range.  Also having a baby will make you sick as a dog!

Main Topic: Concealed Carry Handguns

This episode we are going to discuss some of the concealed carry handguns that are available, both new and old, and what things to look out for with those guns.

New (or newer) handguns:

Sig-Sauer P938:

  • Small 9mm handgun based upon the 1911/Colt Mustang design.
  • Single action trigger pull 7.5 lbs
  • 5.9” length
  • 3.9” height
  • 1.1” width
  • Barrel length 3.0” with sight radius of 4.2”
  • Weight without magazine 16.0 oz.
  • Holds six rounds
  • Comes with SIGLITE night sights.
  • MSRP $819.00
  • NOT CA COMPLIANT

Walther PPS:

  • Available in 9mm or .40 S&W
  • 6.1 lbs trigger pull
  • 3.2” barrel length
  • OAL: 6.3”
  • Magazine Capacity 7 Rounds
  • 0.9” width
  • Sight Radius 5.4”
  • Weight with empty mag 1.3 lbs
  • $533.00

S&W Shield:

  • Available in 9mm or .40 S&W
  • Trigger pull 6.5 lbs
  • 3.1” barrel
  • 6.1” length
  • 0.95” wide
  • 4.6” height
  • 7 round capacity
  • 19.0 oz. weight
  • 5.3” sight radius
  • $449.00 MSRP

Springfield XDs (4.0):

  • Available in 9mm
  • 5.5 to 7.7 lbs Trigger Pull
  • 7+1 round capacity (9+1 with mag extension)
  • 7” length
  • 4.4” height
  • 0.9” width
  • Comes with 1 flush sitting magazine and 1 magazine with grip extension.
  • $599 black finish $669 two-tone finish MSRP

Kahr PM9:

  • Available in 9mm (+p rated)
  • 6+1 capacity (7+1 with mag extension)
  • 3.1” barrel (polygonal rifling)
  • OAL 5.42”
  • 4.0” Height
  • 0.90” Width
  • Pistol weighs 14 oz. Magazine 1.9 oz.

Kahr PM45

  • .45 ACP (+P Rated)
  • 5+1 Standard magazine 6&7-round extended magazines available
  • 3.14” Barrel (pi!)
  • OAL 5.79”
  • 1.01” Wide
  • 17.3 Oz Unloaded 2oz Magazine
  • $855 MSRP, $1,000 Black with Night Sights

S&W J-Frames (36,60,442,642,637,638, etc.):

  • Chambered in .38 Special, .357 Magnum, .32 H&R Magnum (and if you’re lucky, 9mm in the 940)
  • Prices run from $430 to $800 MSRP & retail.
  • 5 shot capacity.
  • Can be had with hammer, hammerless or with a shrouded but accessible hammer (S&W 638)
  • Can be had in stainless steel, carbon steel or any of the lightweight “Airweight” materials S&W uses.
  • Grip options available to fit almost any hand.

Glock 42:

  • Chambered in .380 Automatic
  • 5.94” length
  • 4.13” height
  • 0.94” width
  • 4.92” sight radius
  • 3.25” barrel length
  • 14.36 oz. loaded
  • 5.5 lbs trigger pull
  • 6 round capacity
  • $409.00 retail

Older Designs:

Walther PPK/s:

  • Chambered in .380 Auto and .22 LR currently, and .32 in older models
  • Barrel 3.3 in
  • Capacity 6 Rounds .380 and .32 8 Rounds .22LR
  • OAL 6.1”
  • Width 1”
  • Height  3.8”
  • 22.4 oz unloaded

Colt Commander:

  • Chambered in .45 ACP, .38 Super, 9x19mm as well as other calibers like 10mm auto and .40 S&W for other brand copies
  • Barrel 4.25”
  • Capacity 7+1 Flush fit, 8+1 with mag bumper, and all sorts of odd magazines available from long sticks to drums
  • OAL 7.75”
  • Width 0.91 inches with slim grips or across the slide
  • Height 5.25”
  • Weight 28 oz unloaded
  • Price $500 for cast imports, the sky is the limit for custom guns!

Beretta 21A:

  • Available in .22 LR and .25 ACP
  • 7+1 in .22 LR, 8+1 in .25ACP
  • Barrel 2.4 IN
  • Height 3.7 in
  • Width 1.1in
  • OAL 4.92 in
  • 11.8 oz unloaded

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HGR 038 - Gun Shows & Listener E-Mails

HGR 038 - Gun Shows & Listener E-Mails

Hello and welcome to this weeks episode of Handgun Radio! This week, I’m going to discuss my trip to the recent gun show in Lewiston, ME, along with some short interviews I recorded there and some observations. Then I will address a couple listener e-mails!

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Week In Review:

  • Probably going to end up having the rear firing pin that is broken replaced with a part that I have fabricated. It really isn’t a complex part, just a piece of short rod with one milled cut in it. I’m thinking of just getting a piece of drill rod stock and having a machinist friend make the proper cut after I measure the original. Any thoughts from anyone with more experience with this?
  • Got to see the new(er) Ruger 10/22 takedowns with the threaded barrels and different colored stocks. Really a cool little plinker .22 that takes down for easy storage and easy cleaning too!
  • Looking into a pair of Altamont Boot Grips for my J-frame. I was looking at the Uncle Mike’s Boot Grips that were discontinued, but I am afraid they are too grippy for pocket carry. I think the wood grips would work much better, and look much nicer as well.
  • Picked up some .357/.38 Lead Hardcast SWC at the gun show from CB Bullets. I have purchased bullets from this company before and have been very, very impressed. He does run an online business, and he is located in Maine. If you are at the gun show, you can get a box of bullets for an amazing price. I paid $20 for 250 where I usually pay 30$ for 250 plated bullets at Cabelas, sometimes more. Check it out!
  • That about wraps it up for the week in review, so we will head into the main topic, the Lewiston Gun Show and then some listener e-mails!

Main Topic: Lewiston, ME Gun Show & Listener E-Mails

On March 29th I attended the Lewiston Gun Show in Lewiston, ME with my friend the Mad Aussie. He had a table there and was selling some firearms so I went to help him out, and also try to get some interviews with folks at the show. There is a video over at the YouTube channel showing some footage from the pre-show vendor preview and then during the actual show. It was pretty large for the area, with roughly 60 to 70 tables, and many different vendors. I got to speak with the Mad Aussie about what he was looking forward to at the show.

-Mad Aussie Soundbite-

He picked up an Arcus 98 DA, which is a somewhat copy of a Browning Hi-Power. I will be interested to see that when I get the chance!

I also got to speak with Jeff Zimba, the Firearms Policy Specialist for the Sportsman's Alliance of Maine & the proprietor of the Big Shooterist channel on YouTube about what SAM’s goals were while at the show.

-Sportsman's Alliance of Maine Soundbite-

Be sure to go check out both links above to help support SAM’s mission in Maine. Even if you aren’t a Maine resident, there are organizations like SAM all over the country, so try to find one near you to see what you can do to help preserve firearms rights and continue the tradition of firearms recreation & collecting!

For some people, they may not have ever been to a gun show. They may have no idea what goes on, what it looks like, etc. Some people may even be afraid of them, wondering how safe it can be with so many firearms in one place. I can say, they are extremely safe. All firearms are checked at the door that are brought in, and must be tagged with the action open, usually by way of a zip tie. It may vary from state to state, but in Maine, people can bring in firearms to the gun show, to sell to vendors, but they must be checked at the door. A gun without a tag usually gets the attention of someone very quick.

If you are someone who is absolutely, positively livid whenever a gun “muzzles” you, even when it is laying untouched on a table, then a gun show is not for you. Yes, there may be some not too bright folks who accidentally muzzle people while inspecting a gun, but generally that is not an issue. It is a matter of respect and safety and the majority of folks do their best to not muzzle anyone when inspecting the gun, even when it is tagged and locked open. I have however seen some people who get upset when the gun is laying on a table. There are only so many directons the gun can point while laying on the table, and almost every one of them will be in the direction of someone at a gun show.

Prices can be very very good at a gun show! While I was there, I got those bullets I mentioned earlier for $20.00 and I also saw a Smith & Wesson 642 with Altamont grips for $429.00! The MSRP on that gun is in the $600’s so I thought that was a good price. The real killer deal though was a Glock 22 1st Generation, with some holster wear for $210! I had never seen such a low price on a Glock, I guessed that something had to be wrong with it, but there was no indication of that. If I had 210$ on me, it may have come home with me.

A word about sales at gun shows; the media tries to portray gun shows as places where people engage in illegal firearms sales and don’t follow the rules, sell guns to felons, etc. THAT IS NOT THE CASE! In Maine, private sales between adults of legal age are permissible. If you have an FFL and have a table at the show, you still must perform the background check just as you would if they purchased the gun in the shop instead of the show.

Gun shows are a wonderful place to find deals on great firearms and gear, and you can oftentimes find just the right gun for you!

Listener E-Mail

Brad:

Hi Ryan, I would like to tell you that I really look forward to, and enjoy your show. I especially enjoyed the show on movie handguns. I really learned a lot! I was wondering if you could do a show on concealed carry handguns? I just shot my first revolver last week. I've been trying to decide whether to pick out a revolver, or a semi. I know you love the revolvers and I've actually been tempted to get a J frame for myself (are the bodyguards any good or am I better off with an air weight?) However, I mostly shoot semi so I'm torn. Maybe a round up or both types of small handguns would be nice. In the end I know it all comes down to personal preference, but I'd be interested what you (and anyone else on the network) have to say.

Matt:

Really impressed with your knowledge of handguns. It was really evident that two experts were just sitting back and conversing on the same level in your interview with Ian from forgotten weapons. A very enjoyable conversation to listen in on.

I have a question for you not pertaining to the last show. That question is in regards to the 1911 in 45ACP  and a possible cause of damage to fired cases. The damage is to the corner of the case head and looks like a hammer peened over, in one spot, the very edge of the rim with one strike. This makes the case unuseable for reloading. It's not my weapon just a friend who showed me the casings and it was winchester white box ammo. My thinking is too soft of a slide spring and not an extractor problem since the sidewalls of casings are not damaged by ejection port in any manner. Would a soft slide spring cause the case to strike the breech face while in partial ejection hard enough to peen over the rim? I do have some pics if my description is inadequate.

Kenneth:

Show suggestion: History of revolvers used by the United States Park Police. One of oldest uniformed police agency. It has come to my attention that they used Rossi .38 in the 1960's.

Wrap-Up:

Quick mention about Aker Leather's gun belt.

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  • I apologize for the short length of the episode, but I wanted to get to some listener e-mail on the air. Until next week, have fun and safe shooting!!!!

HGR 037 - Turnbull Mfg. Firearms Restoration

HGR 037 - Turnbull Mfg Firearms Restoration

In this episode of Handgun Radio, I spoke with Doug Turnbull, the owner and founder of Turnbull Manufacturing, a highly regarded firearms restoration and refinishing company. Turnbull’s has worked on many fine firearms and specializes in restoring old Colts, S&W and many other brands to the condition they were in the day they left the factory.

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In this episode of Handgun Radio, I spoke with Doug Turnbull, the owner and founder of Turnbull Manufacturing, a highly regarded firearms restoration and refinishing company. Turnbull’s has worked on many fine firearms and specializes in restoring old Colts, S&W and many other brands to the condition they were in the day they left the factory.

Week in Review:

  • Been really busy trying to locate parts for my guns. Finally replaced the bolt in my Model 60, along with the grips, but I am looking for another hammer assembly. The reason for this is I would like to have a bobbed hammer on my Model 60, but I don’t want to modify the original hammer, in case I want to return to that configuration. If you know of any bobbed hammers for a J-frame or of a decently priced J-frame COMPLETE hammer assembly, please email me at ryan@handgunradio.com
  • Picked up some PMC Starfire 125 Grain JHP .38 Special +P for my Model 60. Hadn’t rotated out the carry ammo in some time so I saw this PMC stuff for a little less than 1$ a round, and I had heard pretty good things about their performance vs. their price. Hopefully I can do some wetpack testing this summer with them.

And without any further delay, here is our discussion with Mr. Doug Turnbull!

Main Topic: Turnbull Mfg. Firearms Restoration

-How did you get started in the business of refinishing firearms?

-What are the qualities of a good firearms finish?

-What are some of the types of firearms refinishing that you offer? (Color Case, Charcoal, Rust and Hot)

-What are some of the issues/problems that can arise when working on refinishing a firearm?

-How do you prevent the frames and slides from warping or breaking when doing things such as the charcoal case hardening?

-Out of all the handguns that you have restored or refinished, which has been a favorite?

-Take us through the basic process of refinishing a firearm. Say I wanted to send my Colt 1903 in to you guys to get refinished in a factory style blue. What would that entail? What would something like that cost?

-What are some of the limitations of the refinishing methods, such as rust bluing?

-How were firearms finishes done in the heyday of Colt & S&W, and how are they different now?

Wrap Up:

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HGR 006 - Classic Police Handguns

HGR 006 - Classic Police Handguns

This week, Ryan discusses some of the classic police handguns of years past.  Part 1 of 2 in a series on Police Handguns.

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Week in Review:

  • Finally found some small pistol primers so I was able to do a little reloading. Got to shoot the Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless that I haven’t had the chance to shoot much. Reloading .32 ACP is a pain!
  • The ammo situation seems to be getting better somewhat. Checked the local Cabela’s in Scarbourough, Maine (About 75 miles from me) and there was quite a bit of rifle ammo, but very little handgun ammo.
  • Got to test the SureFire Shot Timer application that is available for free on iOS devices (may also be available for Android). It worked pretty well for a free application, although it sometimes does not pick up shots. Definitely works for casual use and not having to purchase an expensive timer just as a range toy.
  • Getting some great feedback on the show! Thank you to everyone who has sent in feedback via e-mail or FaceBook.

Half-Truth Segment:

  • This episodes Half-Truth segment will touch upon the “gun-show loophole”.
  • The anti-gun forces try to claim that you can go to a gun-show and purchase a firearm without a background check.
  • In some states, this may be true.  As far as I know, private parties can purchase a table at a gun show in Maine to sell very few guns as a “private sale” transaction, to someone who resides IN the State, i.e. no interstate commerce of firearms is taking place.
  • Also at a gunshow, anyone who is a licensed FFL and is selling at the show MUST by law perform a background check on any buyer.
  • Yes, in the State of Maine at least, private transactions between individuals involving firearms are allowed.  In Maine, we have a monthly & online publication called Uncle Henry’s where you can list firearms for sale.
  • Uncle Henry’s also takes ads from out of state, such as New Hampshire or Vermont, BUT those transactions must go through a licensed FFL because there is interstate commerce of firearms occurring.
  • It is the responsibility of the seller in a private sale to take necessary steps to ensure the buyer is not someone who is prohibited. You take on as much liability as you want to.  
  • Ultimately, you as the seller reserve the right to refuse a sale.  Typically in a private sale, asking for a bill of sale and a name and city of residence is sufficient. Some sellers prefer to copy down the buyers drivers license number for their records.

Main Topic: Classic Police Handguns

First off, I’d like to HIGHLY recommend the book series by Massad Ayoob Greatest Handguns of the World Volumes I & II. These books look into the history of some of the greatest classic & modern handguns of the world and really touches upon their usage and their nuances. Many of the details in this episode were gathered from these books, so thank you Mr. Ayoob for writing them.  Accompanied by great photography and discussion, I have learned a great deal from both books and I highly recommend that you pick them up.

1.) Colt Detective Special .38 Special Revolver-

  • In the early 1900’s, Colt originally had a revolver called the Police Positive, typically chambered in .32 Long & .38 S&W (Not .38 Special.)
  • In 1907, Colt lengthened the cylinder to accept the .38 Special cartridge, and renamed the revolver the Police Positive Special.
  • In 1927, Colt shortened the barrel to 2 inches and called the shortened gun the Detective Special.
  • The Detective Special had some distinct advantages over the S&W J-frame revolvers introduced in the 50’s. The Colt had six shots, one more than the S&W. A 20% increase in firepower is nothing to take lightly.
  • In the early 50’s, Colt tried to make the gun snag free by introducing a bolt-on hammer shroud.  The shroud left the tip of the hammer slightly exposed for thumb-cocking, but looked like an afterthought.  S&W introduced their Bodyguard series shortly thereafter and made the frame hammerless so it looked more natural than the bolt-on design.
  • Used by many police departments, typically as a backup gun for patrol officers, and as a primary sidearm for detectives and higher-ranking members of the police administration.

2.) Colt's Official Police Revolver

  • Originally called the Colt Army Special, the gun was renamed the Colt Official Police in 1927. Chambered for the .38 Special cartridge, it became one of the two main police issue revolvers in the 1930’s and beyond.
  • By 1933, the Colt Official Police had been adopted by the L.A.P.D, the New York City Police Department, the Chicago P.D. and even the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • The Colt Official Police was also used by the British armed forces as a substitute standard sidearm, chambered in .38/200 caliber, which was a .38 caliber cartridge similar to a .38 S&W, with a 200-grain round nosed bullet.
  • One feature of the Colt Official Police is that it has a second cylinder hand, which rises into place to lock the cylinder up solidly for proper alignment with the barrel & forcing cone. This allows for a high degree of accuracy.

3.) Smith & Wesson Military & Police or Model 10 in .38 Special

  • The S&W Model 10 or Military & Police is one of the few handguns that has been in production for over one-hundred years without interruption and is still being used today.
  • Originally, the M&P was chambered in .32-20 W.C.F and .38 Long Colt, known as the First Model Hand-Ejector, as you used the cylinder rod to eject the empty shells by hand.
  • The M&P was then altered to accept the .38 Special cartridge.  The 1905 Third Model was the typical “skinny-barrel” S&W that we know today.
  • If you added adjustable sights to the Model 10 aka M&P, you would get the Smith & Wesson Model 15 “Combat Masterpiece”.
  • In 1957, S&W started naming their revolvers with model numbers. The M&P became the Model 10. In 1959, S&W introduced the dash style numbering system, and introduced the Model 10-1, a 4-inch heavy barrel M&P revolver with an integral ramped front sight.
  • Favored by Jim Cirillo during his time on the N.Y.P.D. Stakeout Squad. Definitely check out the book Tales Of The Stakeout Squad to read about the Model 10 in action.

4.) Smith & Wesson Model 36 & 60 a.k.a "Chief's Special"

  • Introduced in 1950, the S&W Chief’s Special was so named because it was introduced at the International Association of Chiefs of Police convention in Colorado Springs.
  • S&W lengthened the cylinder in their .32 caliber I-frame revolvers to accept the .38 Special cartridge. The slight changes they made to the I-frame resulted in the J-Frame.
  • A five-shot revolver, it carried one less round than the Colt Detective Special.  The S&W Chiefs Special was the number one competitor to the Colt Detective Special when it was introduced.
  • In 1952, the S&W Centennial was introduced. It was a hammerless .38 Special J-Frame revolver that was designed as a snag-free alternative to the Chief’s Special with an exposed hammer.
  • Presently, S&W is still manufacturing the J-frame revolvers, mainly chambered in .357 Magnum, as new technology allows for stronger designs. Still, most shoot .38 Specials in these small guns, as .357 can be hard to control.

5.) Smith & Wesson Model 39 9mm Semi-Automatic Pistol

  • The S&W Model 39 9mm Pistol was one of the first semi-automatic handguns adopted as a general issue service-weapon by the Illinois State Police in 1967. The ISP used a high velocity 100 grain bullet in their Model 39’s.
  • S&W originally designed the pistol when the Army expressed interest in a lighter handgun after WWII. The Army had been impressed by Walther’s P38 military pistol design and wanted something similar.
  • S&W took some design cues from the Walther P-38, notably the slide-mounted combination decocker/safety switch, and the Double-Action/Single-Action firing modes.
  • Love them or hate them, the Model 39 had a magazine-disconnect safety which Massad Ayoob says saved several officers on the ISP, as when they were in a struggle for their gun and they felt themselves losing control of it, they depressed the magazine release and made the pistol inoperable.

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