New Handguns from the 2017 SHOT Show

By author of Brow Tines and Backstrap

What’s Your Favorite Handgun?

Ruger LCP II

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1 | Ruger LCP II

The LCP II by Ruger is a fine little handgun. It’s 5.17 inches long, 3.71 inches tall and 0.91 inches wide. It’s in .380 and is perfect for concealed carry.

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Ruger GP100

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2 | Ruger GP100

The GP100, also by Ruger, is a great short-barrel revolver. The barrel is 3 inches long. Pictured here is the .44 Special. This gun’s grip is recoil-reducing and very cushioned. And it holds up to five rounds. 

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Ruger Redhawk

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3 | Ruger Redhawk

This gun by Ruger, referred to as the Redhawk, features the patented single-spring mechanism. It has a 2.75-inch barrel and holds up to eight rounds. Pictured here is this gun chambered in .357 Magnum.

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Sig Sauer P320 RX

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4 | Sig Sauer P320 RX

The P320 RX from Sig Sauer is an incredible firearm. It has the full-sized slide, full-length grip and modular striker-fired mechanism. It comes with the SIGLITE suppressor sights. Pictured here is the 9mm. It’s a heck of a handgun.

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Sig Sauer P320 X Series

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5 | Sig Sauer P320 X Series

The P320 X-Series, also by Sig Sauer, is another choice weapon. It features the X-Grip module and the extended removable magwell. It’s topped off with the 5-inch bull barrel and a Dawson fiber optic front sight and adjustable rear plate. It’s available in the 9mm and .40S&W.

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Kimber Super Jagare

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6 | Kimber Super Jagare

Kimber’s Super Jagare features a 6-inch ported barrel, a serrated front strap, quality grips, and a Leupold Deltapoint Pro Red-Dot Sight. Pictured here is the 10mm and it’s listed for $2,688.

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Smith & Wesson M2.0

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7 | Smith & Wesson M2.0

The new M2.0 from Smith & Wesson is a great pick if you’re looking for a handgun. It has a very crisp trigger and has lighter weight pull options. The grip has a more aggressive texture and the grip angle feels great in your hand. It’s available in 9mm, .40 S&W and .45 Auto.

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Taurus Spectrum

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8 | Taurus Spectrum

This little gun is a sharp one. The Spectrum from Taurus is a black and grey .380 Auto. It’s 2.8 inches and is great for a secondary concealed-carry handgun. It’s MSRP is listed at $289.

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Colt Cobra

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9 | Colt Cobra

The new Cobra from Colt is a great double-action revolver. It has an all-steel construction with a 2-inch barrel. It carries up to six rounds and is chambered in .38 Special. It comes with the fiber-optic front sight. It’s listed at $699.

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CZ Handgun

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10 | CZ Handgun

This new handgun from CZ is incredible. They aren’t known as much for their handguns as their long guns, but they still produce some great pistols. This latest addition to their handgun family is proof of that.

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Bonus: Holster Smith Holster-Making Supplies

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11 | Bonus: Holster Smith Holster-Making Supplies

Do you like to use a holster? Ever thought of making your own? Holster Smith provides you with the materials and tools you need to do just that. Get your holster-making supplies with them today.

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Just about every outdoorsman I know enjoys shooting guns — especially handguns. They’re fun to shoot and good weapons to master in case of — heaven forbid the need for it — self-defense reasons. That aside, here are several options to choose from. And all are brand new for 2017. Check them out below.

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