After reviewing 80 or so handguns in 2016 I’ve developed some feel for where things might go in 2017. Happy New Year means Happy New Gun. We’ve seen Smith & Wesson turn the Shield into a classic, and Sig develop the chassis system into a practical application. What does the future hold for the now staple single-stack 9mm? With the SHOT show right around the corner here are my estimates of what we may see:
About the Author
Graham Baates “Graham Baates” is a pen name used by a 15-year active Army veteran who spent most of his time in the tactical side of the Intelligence community including tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. Post-Army Graham spent some time in the 3-Gun circuit before becoming a full-time NRA Certified defensive handgun instructor. After more than 1,900 hours instructing he now works as an industry writer while curating a YouTube channel on the side.