Posts by Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson

An advocate of gun proliferation zones, Richard is a long time shooter, former cop and internet entrepreneur. Among the many places he calls home is

Wilson Combat
Ruger Gives you an extra inch

Ruger Adds an Inch

Sturm, Ruger & Co. announced they added an option for lovers of the SR22 pistol that gives them an extra inch of barrel length. The new 4.5″ barrel length SR22 pistol has a long-slide look that has a bit of a sci-fi vibe to it. A longer barrel and slide do add [Read More…]

Core Grendel Safety Harbor KES SIG P320 FLEM

Shotgun FLEM

Innovative Security Defense Equipment, a manufacturer and importer based in France, is now offering FLEM projectiles for your shotgun. FLEM, not phlegm, is a less lethal projectile that is designed to lower the risk of great bodily injury or death to the individual on [Read More…]

SIG 22

SIG P250-22

SIG SAUER announced the addition of the .22 LR as a caliber option in the P250 line of handguns. The new rimfire offering expands the pistol caliber options to a total of four. Other calibers currently available are 9mm, .40 S&W and .357 SIG. The P250-22 is a double [Read More…]

American Tactical Mil-Sport 9mm AR-15 Carbine MEPRO NOA NYX MTU029SG_APP_1

New Leapers UTG Optic

Not everyone can afford to spend $500 on optics.  Fortunately, for those in search of lower priced reflex sights, there is a plethora to choose from.  The challenge is sorting out the quality gear in this expansive category. Love them or hate them, UTG optics seem to [Read More…]

Stealth Operator Excel-X-9P BRO-MFR

More Considerate Muzzle Flash

If you’ve ever done room entry or building clearing work with long guns and live fire, you can appreciate the idea of redirecting the searing hot gasses spewing from the muzzle of your buddy’s rifle.  The engineering team at Black Rain Ordnance apparently feels the [Read More…]

Troy PAR

Troy Expands PAR Line

Troy is expanding the Pump Action Rifle (PAR) line in 2016 with guns falling into either the National or Optics Ready sub-lines. The National Pump Action Rifles will ship with folding sights and a folding stock. For 2016, these guns have been upgraded to use a TRX2 [Read More…]

SIG P225 A1

SIG P225 Returns

SIG SAUER is now shipping the updated P225 pistol. Called the P225-A1, the new handgun looks like the original, but has been upgraded with a short reset trigger and takes advantage of modern manufacturing techniques. The pistol is a single stack 9mm handgun that holds [Read More…]

Armalite AR10 PRC20

Armalite AR-10 PRC308

Armalite introduced a new rifle at the NASGW Expo called the AR-10 PRC308. The new gun was designed with input from Surgeon Rifles and AWC Silencers. All three companies are owned by Strategic Armory Corps, and it is not unusual to see collaboration between companies [Read More…]


Llama Micromax

The Llama is back. Resurrecting the Spanish brand, Filipino company Metro Arms is now making handguns under the classic name. One of the new-old pistols is the Micromax. A shrunken 1911 pistol, the Micromax is chambered in .380 ACP. It has the typical controls and [Read More…]

Weatherby Vanguard weatherby-for-web

Weatherby Modular Chassis Rifle

Weatherby announced a new gun designed for tactical shooters. Called the Modular Chassis Rifle, the gun is part of the Vanguard line and comes with an accuracy guarantee of a three-shot group of less than 1″ at 100 yards. The rifle has a 22″ bull barrel that [Read More…]

DE44TU Tungsten

Cerakote Tungsten Desert Eagle

Quick… name the coolest gun of the 70’s and the detective who carried it.  Dirty Harry and his S&W Model 29 .44 Magnum.  Hands down.  But what if Magnum Force was written in 2015?  What is the biggest, baddest handgun of modern lore?  Possibly the Desert [Read More…]

Black Rain MAXIM-CQB-2 ported S&W Shield