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Handgun Radio 367 – Optics & Expo Arms with Stephen from Primary Arms!

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 learn about Primary Arms!! 

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Week in Review:  

Ryan: -We have some listener entries that came in last week for the loadout contest. Here they are!

-Listener Simon 

 Were I to be in Manhattan at the turn of the century, I would no doubt be one of those poors hawking vegetables on the side of the street. Dress top to bottom would include a derby hat, dirty white button down shirt, leather suspenders and brown cotton work pants. In my rear, right pocket would be a Colt 1903 pocket hammerless and within arms reach, stashed on my cart would be a Remington Model 10 pump action 12 ga.


> Thank you for the show!

> -Simon

Listener Nathan:

I’m kinda mixing my current situation with an . 

During the day I’m somewhat dressed up to be in public with a suit and tie with a fedora when not in a building. In a briefcase along with the material I need for work is a takedown Win. 1897

 12ga. Also my carry rotation varies between a Colt 1911 carried in a shoulder rig and a Colt 1908 Hammerless pocket carried. All are firearms I grew up shooting

Thank you for your radio program



Listener David:

For background, I have a reprint of a 1908 Sears & Roebuck catalog. My idea for this loadout revolves around it.

It’s 1908, I own an import company, we import items for Sears & Roebuck mostly from Europe. I have offices in Chicago, New York, and Liverpool. Up until about a year ago, my EDC was a former cavalry officer who accompanied me everywhere. He had always been right there when negotiations went poorly or we encountered an “unreasonable” gentleman. Alas, our arrangement came to an end after he was lured away by a pretty barmaid during a meeting right before things turned sour. I realized then it was up to me to make myself safe and secure.

My less than lethal choice is a leather wrapped lead core sap. It’s about 3 inches long with a leather throng for grip. It takes the fight out of most folks when I bring it across the bridge of their nose.

I also have a black bakelite handled switchblade stiletto in my pocket. That was a gift from one of my vendors after he heard about my previously mentioned troubles.

For a more lethal option, I carry either a 1903 Colt pocket hammerless in 32 ACP or a Colt New Police in .32 Colt New Police. I keep thinking the automatic is the way of the future but the Colt New Police came highly recommended by a good friend, President Theodore Roosevelt who I got to know when he was the Governor of New York. I have a kangaroo leather shoulder holster set up for either option. Either carries very easily under a suit coat.



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Main Topic: Primary Arms

-A Background of Primary Arms


Mini Reflex sights

-RS-10 Sight

-Expo Arms Products

-Primary Arms backstory

Wrap Up:

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