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/.

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Caracal at IDEX

Caracal had their firearms on display at the 2015 International Defence Exhibition & Conference held in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The weapons included the CAR816, CC10 and CS308. The CAR816 is an M-4/AR-15 style assault rifle: The CS308 is a precision rifle chambered in .308 [Read More…]

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Lyman cleaner

Lyman TS-1200

Lyman Products is now selling a new ultrasonic case cleaner called the Turbo Sonic 1200 (or TS-1200 for short.) The unit is considered a mid-size cleaner with a 6.5″x5.4″x2.6″ tank. According to Lyman, the tank will hold about 350 9mm cases. Lyman [Read More…]

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Lyman 1878 Sharps Rifle

Lyman Products is selling a reproduction of the 1877 model Sharps rifle mated with the Lyman tang sight to create a gun they call the 1878 Sharps rifle. This specific tang sight was introduced in 1878, hence the gun’s name. The guns are made to Lyman [Read More…]

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Ruger 22/45 Lite Muddy Girl

Ruger and Davidson’s have collaborated on another gun sporting the Muddy Girl camo pattern. This time the pistol is the 22/45 Lite pistol. Other than the pink camo finish, the gun looks a lot like the recently introduced 22/45 with a blue finish that is a standard [Read More…]

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Wilson Combat Urban Super Sniper

Dubbed the Urban Super Sniper, Wilson Combat is selling an AR-style rifle designed for extreme accuracy. Based on the original SS-15 Super Sniper, the Urban version is shorter and more maneuverable. The rifle is chambered in .223 Wylde and has an 18″ medium-heavy [Read More…]

Desert Eagle 44 Cheetah

Desert Eagle Cheetah Print

Available in both .50 AE and .44 Magnum, the new Cheetah Print Desert Eagle pistol is sure to turn heads. According to Magnum Research, the finish is a water transfer that has been tested for durability. Cleaning products are said to not affect the finish. The company [Read More…]

Hogue grips

Hogue LCR Grips

Hogue is now selling a variety of new revolver grips for the Ruger LCR series. The new grips come in a number of different styles, colors and materials. For the enclosed hammer LCR revolvers, Hogue is now selling grips made of G10. Called the Extreme Series G10, these [Read More…]

375 SOCOM

Tromix .375 SOCOM

Over at 458socomforums.com, Tony Rumore of Tromix Lead Delivery Systems started a thread showing his new .375 SOCOM round. Cases are formed from 458 SOCOM cases run through a 375 SOCOM sizing die (custom die.) Rumore reports getting a 200 grain Sierra FP to more than [Read More…]

Walther CCP

Walther CCP: First Impressions

The Walther CCP is a compact 9mm pistol that uses a gas delayed blowback system to operate the gun. The system, dubbed SOFTCOIL, offers two main benefits according to Walther: reduced muzzle rise during recoil and light resistance when manually manipulating the slide. [Read More…]

This is the 7.62x39 version of the Galil Ace. No photos exist of the 7.62 NATO version, but it is expected to be similarly configured.

IWI Galil Ace in 7.62 NATO

IWI US will introduce several versions of the Galil Ace chambered in 7.62 NATO later this year. The new guns will be available as both pistols and rifles. The new guns will use SR-25 pattern magazines, and will ship with 20-round Magpul Pmags. Initial rifle offerings [Read More…]

Howa Mini Action rifle

New Howa Mini Action Rifles

Long action. Short action. Now Howa has the Mini Action. At the 2015 SHOT Show, Legacy Sports showed the new Howa Mini Action rifles. Mini action rifles use bolts and chambers that are 12% shorter than normal short actions. In theory, this means a shorter throw that [Read More…]