Handgun Radio 118 - SHOT Show 2016 Handgun Preview

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, I’m joined by Weerd Beard to discuss some of the guns that are going to be or are rumored to be debuting at SHOT Show 2016

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Week in Review:

Ryan: -Went out to the range and fired 200 rounds through my Kahr CM9. Worked Great!!!


Drink Segment:  Booker’s Bourbon

Old Grandad

Basil Hayden

Main Topic: SHOT Show 2016 Preview with Weerd Beard

It’s that time of year again! SHOT Show 2016 is upon us! This is always a fun time for those guns enthusiasts because we are coming up on the time where we get to see what the new products for 2016 will be! Weerd Beard and I are going to discuss some of the offerings that are coming up for 2016 and maybe speculate a bit as well as to what we may see at SHOT 2016.

A VERY valuable resource is friend of the show Richard Johnson’s website, gunsholstersandgear.com He has some great information on attending the show as well as confirmed products and rumored products. Check him out at the link in the show notes!

What do you think the “theme” this year will be?

I think its the year of the pistol caliber carbine.

Confirmed Products:

Heizer PKO .45

ATI BB6 9mm Pistol


Smith & Wesson Bodyguard .380 without Thumb safety or laser

Walther PPQ Match Pistol

Chiappa AK9 Pistol

Honor Guard Pistols

Schmeisser SLP-9 Pistol

Ruger LCR in .327 Fed Mag

SCCY CPX-3 .380 Pistol

Other or Rumored Handguns:

Russian PL-14


Look at this Link for the below guns:

-Inland .30 Carbine Advisor Pistol

-CCI Copper .22 LR

-Kimber Micro 9

-Smith & Wesson M&P 2nd Generation Pistols To Comply with new military pistol request for proposal

Some things to discuss:

-Curious to see R51 Status at SHOT

-Hoping Ruger comes out with a rimfire LCP

-Pietta hinted at a Python reproduction at NRA show last year, curious to see if there are any developments.


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