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

Weatherby 6.5-300 Ruger 380

Ruger Ammunition

Ruger is entering the ammo business with a new line of handgun loads made under a licensing agreement with PolyCase ammunition. The initial calibers supported will be .380 ACP, 9mm, .40 S&W and .45 ACP. It is not immediately clear if the rounds will be made by Ruger [Read More…]

SXP Turkey Hunter

Winchester SXP Turkey Hunter

Winchester Repeating Arms is now shipping the SXP Turkey Hunter shotgun. These new for 2015 scatterguns come with the Mossy Oak Break Up Country camo pattern and are available in both 12 and 20 gauge versions. All of the shotguns come with a 24″ barrel and use [Read More…]

Boyds Ruger LCR in 327 Magnum SCCY Factory Tour

SCCY Factory Tour

I recently had the opportunity to tour the SCCY factory in Daytona Beach and get a look at one of the company’s new pistols. All of the company’s employees and management were very accommodating and allowed me unlimited access to their facility. Anything I [Read More…]


New MPA BA SF Chassis

MasterPiece Arms announced the new MPA BA SF Chassis: a side folding rifle chassis designed for more than a dozen different actions. According to MasterPiece Arms, the chassis “…provides a world class chassis and v-bedding system that aids in increasing [Read More…]

Sightmark 02 Howa Mini Action

Howa Expands Mini Action Line

At the 2015 SHOT Show, Howa introduced a new rifle action: the mini action. It is 12% shorter than a standard short action, suggesting that the rifles can weigh less, and a shooter may be able to cycle the bolt faster. At introduction, Howa made rifles chambered in .204 [Read More…]

Alamo Four Star MRO Mount

Quick Attach Mount for MRO

Alamo Four Star announced the production of a new quick attach riser mount for the recently introduced Trijicon MRO optic. The new mount is 1.544” tall, allowing for a lower one third co-witness. The unit is made of aluminum and weighs approximately two ounces. [Read More…]

R8 Professional S

Blaser R8 Professional S Rifle

One of the newest guns from Blaser, the R8 Professional S rifle shares many of the features found in the existing R8 line. However, instead of having a removable trigger and magazine housing, the R8 Professional S loads and unloads through the ejection port. Existing [Read More…]

TrackingPoint Logo MPA BLR-16

BLR-16: 5 Pound AR

2A Armament officially released its 5 pound BALIOS-Lite 16″ rifle, aka BLR-16. The rifles make use of lightweight components, including those made of titanium, to minimize weight. At the core, the BLR-16 uses a machined 7075-T6 aluminum upper and lower (see [Read More…]

MK12 Typhon Revision TriStar O/U Comp-Tac Springfield Armory Hi-Point

Camo Hi-Point Pistols

MKS Supply announced that Hi-Point pistols will now be available with a variety of camo colors: digital desert tan woodland-style pink and black All of the camo patterns are applied using a hydro dip process. All four of the company’s handguns (.380 ACP, 9mm, .40 [Read More…]

FN uppers


FNH USA is now offering AR-15 uppers for sale. Four different uppers are now being sold: 16″ carbine, 20″ rifle, 16″ tactical carbine and the 18″ DMR. Here are the details on each: FN 15 16″ Carbine Upper Assembly Barrel Profile: M4-style [Read More…]