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 http://www.gunsholstersandgear.com/.

ATI 410 shotgun

ATI Omni Hybrid .410 Shotgun

American Tactical Imports (ATI) will introduce a new shotgun in 2015 based on the Omni Hybrid AR-15 receivers. The prototype gun was shown at the 2014 NASGW Expo. The gun uses the company’s established polymer-metal hybrid lower and the recently announced hybrid [Read More…]

ATI Alpha Field

ATI Alpha Shotguns

American Tactical Imports (ATI) was showing a pair of new shotguns at the recent NASGW show in Little Rock, Arkansas. The new Alpha shotguns are semi-auto guns that use an inertia recoil system. Two models will be offered initially. The Sport model has a polymer stock [Read More…]

ArmaLite pistol

ArmaLite .308 Pistol

ArmaLite was showing a whole new line of pistols along with a complete make-over of the AR-10 and M-15 lines of rifles at the 2014 NASGW Expo last week. One of those new guns is a AR-style pistol chambered for the .308 Win cartridge. The pistol has a 13.5″ barrel [Read More…]

Double Trouble

ATI Double Trouble

Expected to be ready for the 2015 SHOT Show, the prototype of the American Tactical Imports (ATI) Double Trouble was on display at the recent NASGW show in Little Rock, Arkansas. The gun is an over/under shotgun with a polymer pistol grip stock and fore arm. Due to [Read More…]

Aimpoint ACO

Aimpoint Carbine Optic

Aimpoint announced a new red-dot type sight for the AR-platform rifle. Called the Aimpoint Carbine Optic, or ACO, the sight uses a 2 MOA dot and comes with a fixed height mount to allow for co-witnessing with backup sights. The ACO is waterproof and is said to run for a [Read More…]

Fostech

Fostech Arms Origin

The Fostech Arms Origin shotgun will ship in the next three weeks according to the company rep I spoke with at the NASGW show. There have been many pre-orders, and Fostech Arms expects it would take about 6 – 8 months to deliver a shotgun ordered today. If you [Read More…]

full boar

Hornady Full Boar Ammo

At the 2014 NASGW Show, Hornady Manufacturing announced a new line of ammo called Full Boar. The line is aimed at the hog hunting market. Wild pigs tend to be tough critters, so Hornady uses the all copper GMX bullets in these loads. The GMX bullet is designed for deep [Read More…]

blaser bipod

New Blaser Bipod

Blaser is now selling a 4.7 ounce bipod that uses a specially designed magnetic mount for quick attachment in the field. Blaser states you carry the bipod in a pocket and only attach it when you are ready to shoot. The bipod is made largely of carbon fiber to reduce [Read More…]

sig prototype

SIG 716 Lightweight Prototype

Photos and information about a new SIG 716 rifle have leaked on the internet. Osage County Guns is reporting on a pair of photos posted on Pinterest. According to OCG, the rifle is a prototype of a new designated marksman rifle (DMR) being developed by SIG SAUER. The [Read More…]

1873 rifle

Navy Arms 1873 Rifles

Navy Arms announced they are now selling reproduction Winchester 1873 rifles. These rifles are made by Winchester Repeating Arms and finished by Turnbull Restorations. Rifles will be made in both .45 Colt and .357 Magnum calibers. The receiver and metal furniture will [Read More…]

JMT Lower

JMT Gen 2 80% Lowers

James Madison Tactical (JMT) recently announced an updated version of the company’s 80% AR-15 lower. The JMT lowers are made of polymer and come in black, flat dark earth and OD green colors. JMT states the company improved the cosmetics of the Gen 2 lowers, and [Read More…]