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/.

Marck AK-74

MG Industries 5.45×39 Rifle

MG Industries is now shipping a version of the Hydra MARCK-15 rifle chambered in 5.45×39. These guns, called the AK-74 model, use a standard AR-15 configuration, but are able to change barrels and calibers quickly. This model has a 16″ barrel. It has a flat [Read More…]

Kahr burnt bronze

Burnt Bronze Kahr Pistols

Kahr has been busy this year releasing pistols in a variety of non-traditional colors. The current offerings have a Cerakote Burnt Bronze finish on the slides. The three pistols are variants of the existing CW9, CW40 and CW45 pistols in 9mm, 40 S&W and 45 ACP [Read More…]

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Another Ruger Announcement

In the recent weeks, Ruger announced several new firearms including: the LC9s, Gunsite Scout rifles in .223, Ranch and left-handed models of the American Rifle, and the LCR chambered in 9mm. It seems that they have one more thing to introduce. In a flash sweepstakes [Read More…]

ruger-lcr

Ruger LCR: Now in 9mm

Ruger announced they will now be making a version of the LCR chambered in 9×19. This brings the total number of calibers in the LCR line to five. The new gun is a five-shot revolver like its rimmed-cartridge cousins. It is heavier than the .38 Special guns (17.2 [Read More…]

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Easy Customized 1911 Ordering

Republic Forge announced the company redesigned their website to include a one-page customized 1911 ordering system. The page allows a buyer to design their own 1911 with hundreds of possible feature combinations. A price calculator keeps track of how much the gun costs [Read More…]

glock 42

Green Laser for Glock 42

Viridian announced the R5-G42, a green laser sight for the Glock 42 pistol. The unit mounts on the trigger guard of the pistol and uses the same Instant-On capability the other lasers in the REACTOR series have. The unit ships with a hybrid, outside-the-waistband [Read More…]

American Ranch

New Ruger Rifles

Ruger announced a number of new rifles in the American Rifle line: Ranch models and left-handed models. The new Ranch models come with a 16.12″ threaded barrel and can be had in both .223/5.56 and 300 BLK calibers. The new Ranch rifles will be available in both [Read More…]

NY Compliant Hydra

NY Compliant Rifle from MGI

MG Industries (MGI) is now making a New York compliant AR-style rifle that is based on their existing modular Hydra rifle design. The NY compliant gun retains the ability to change calibers quickly. Calibers the NY compliant Hydra can convert to include: .22 LR .223 [Read More…]

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UZI PRO Mud Test

Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) recently posted a video of them running the current version of the UZI PRO through some mud torture testing. I recognize that any promotional video can be edited down to just the parts that make the gun look good, it is nonetheless [Read More…]