What gun to get Eric?

Eric Shelton of the Handgun Podcast has put the power into our hands. That’s right, we will get to choose his carry weapon. One might say, his very life is in our hands.

Granted, the choice is kind of like a typical U.S. election. As we’re limited to a mere two choices – S&W M&P 45 or H&K 45 (sorry Glock).

Of course in an election year you are left with another crappy politician, at least with this vote Eric is left with a decent sidearm.

So what am I suggesting for my audio equipped friend?  The S&W M&P in 45. And here is why…

1. It’s an effective firearm that is affordable and of suitable quality for carry and personal defense. If ever used in self-defense and kept for evidence you’re only out $450.  You could almost buy 2 for the cost of one H&K – once you factor in the 6 magazines you should own for a carry gun.

2. The S&W M&P is becoming increasingly common with law enforcement. Thus greater access to parts, accessories, holsters, etc.

3. Because S&W doesn’t suck and hate you.

4. Eric already knows he’s going to buy at least one of each. (He won’t have to wait as long to purchase the M&P.

5. M&P is now a very common gun among regular/professional shooters. This will allow Eric to compare his shooting on an even platform.

6. Guess I should mention the fact that our economy is hurting. And the M&P is made in America. Where the Heckler is the Koch made?

(Okay, so I’m heckling a bit here. The H&K may in fact be the better firearm. But I want to remind my readers that there is more than just the firearm to consider.  There are many who’ve bought very nice sidearms only to discover they couldn’t find a decent holster.)

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Published in: on September 19, 2010 at 3:22 am  Comments (4)  
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How (NOT) to remove the sight from your Glock

Last spring Eric Shelton of the Handgun Podcast decided to torture test his Glock by towing it behind his pick-up truck through the Arizona desert.

I’ve been listening to the Handgun Podcast for about a year now. It’s one of my favorite podcasts. And it just dawned on me that I never shared this fascinating video with my readers.

Published in: on December 5, 2009 at 3:40 am  Comments (1)  
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LCP Review (now in audio) @GunRightsRadio.com

For anyone who wanted to listen instead of read. My review of the LCP has been posted over at the Gun Review Podcast on GRRN (Gun Rights Radio Network)

http://gunreviewpodcast.com/ruger-lcp-jason-from-nugun/

For those who would like to read the review, it can be found here:
https://nugun.wordpress.com/2009/04/13/gun-review-lcp-ladies-carry-pistol/

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  • Pro Arms (Bunch of people who have forgotten more about guns than I will ever know).
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