The 2012 SHOT Show is underway! Here’s a look at some of the new handguns we’ve seen from the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, NV.
Rock River 1911 P
After a four-year hiatus from the handgun manufacturing business, Rock River Arms is back with a 5-inch polymer 1911. The gun features a polymer main spring housing, steel billet frame insert, steel billet slide, rubber overmolded pistol grips, beavertail grip safety, commander hammer, 4.5 pound trigger pull, RRA dovetail front and rear sight, parkerized finish and weighs 2.04 pounds. Ballpark price on this gun is around $800.
A single stack .45 ACP, the Springfield XDs-3.3 features a 3.3-inch barrel, fiber optic front and dovetail rear sights, a trigger pull of 5.5-7.5 pounds, and a black polymer frame with a forged steel slide. Capacity is 5+1 and it weighs 29 ounces. Available in March, no insight on MSRP.
Ruger's big handgun offering for 2012 is the SR22, a lightweight "do-it--all" features a ambidextrous manual thumb safety, decocking leverl and magazine release. There are two grip options along with a Picatinny rail with multiple cross slots for variable mounting accessories.
Dan Wesson ECO
Ed Brown Kobra Carry Executive
Get in line for this Ed Brown offering as this was the a hot item for a lot of handgun aficionados. Wait for one? Six months!
The SIG P224 is a subcompact offering available in 11-round 9MM or 10-round .357SIG or .40S&W. Look for a lightweight all-metal frame, hammer fire design, Nitron coated or nickeled stainless slide, SIGLITE Night Sights, TRUGLO Tritium Fiber Optic Front sights, Hogue G-10 ergonomic grips or custom blackwood.
Chiappa M9 .22LR
A reproduction of the 9mm U.S. standard-issue service handgun but chambered for .22 LR! From Chiappa!
TAURUS Model 992
The Model 992 from Taurus features a interchangeable cylinder allowing shooters to shoot either 22LR or 22 Win Mag. Seen here in its blued finish, the plinker is also available in matte or stainless and with 4 or 6 1/2 -inch barrels.
Walther P22 with Integrated Laser Sight
The Walther P22 is now available with a integrated laser sight!