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/.

Chiappa rifle

Chiappa LA322 Deluxe

Chiappa added a deluxe version of the LA322 take down rifle to its catalog for 2015. Like the original, this is lever action rifle chambered for the .22 LR rimfire cartridge. Also like the existing model, the receiver has a color case finish. The deluxe version has a [Read More…]

LPA shotgun sights

LPA Twin Front Sight

LPA Sights is showing a new shotgun sight called the Twin Front Sight. The sight uses a pair of fiber optic rods to provide two bright dots that do not cover the target and are larger than a standard front sight. The sights have three iron rings that hold and protect [Read More…]

RIA 380 ACP

Rock Island 380 ACP

Rock Island Armory had the company’s new 1911-style .380 ACP pistol at the 2015 Industry Day at the Range. Called the Baby Rock Standard CS, the gun was designed from the ground up to be a concealed carry pistol. In our shooting, the gun ran well and we did not [Read More…]

M1A Highlander

New M1A Stock Options

For 2015, Springfield Armory is offering a number of new stock color options for both the standard M1A rifle and several of the variant guns. For the standard M1A rifle, the two new options are the flat dark earth composite stock and the very popular Kryptek Highlander [Read More…]

Mauser M98 Magnum

Mauser M98 Magnum

Mauser will show the M98 Magnum rifles at the 2015 SHOT Show, and will begin sales in the US in March 2015. These new guns are said to be an evolution of the original Mauser 98 system chambered for a number of big game cartridges. The Mauser M98 Magnum rifles will be [Read More…]

Ruger FTW

Ruger Hawkeye FTW Predator Rifle

Just days ahead of the SHOT Show, Ruger released another new rifle: the Hawkeye FTW Predator. These new rifles expand the current Hawkeye line with a combination of features from the existing Hawkeye Predator and Gunsite Scout rifles. The FTW rifles will be available in [Read More…]

cz 1911

CZ 1911 A1

CZ-branded guns are now being made in the US. The first? The 1911A1. CZ will be showing their version of the 1911A1 at the 2015 SHOT Show. The pistol is designed to be a modern interpretation of the classic Government model, but with tighter tolerances and other [Read More…]

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Blue Laser from NcStar

Red. Green. Blue. These three colors, sometimes referred to as RGB, have been used to describe computer monitors, video inputs and a color model used by photographers and programmers. They are also the colors available to shooters adding a laser aiming device to a [Read More…]

Stealth Gunpowder

Stealth Gunpowder

A new company called Stealth Gunpowder promises to introduce a new line of smokeless powders. The company is making some some fairly strong claims about the powder. According to the company, the new powders will: produce no muzzle flash burn 22% cooler than other [Read More…]

Lethal Lace

Lethal Lace

Many women have (validly) complained that few concealment holsters are designed with their clothing requirements and body contours in mind. Fortunately, as more women enter the shooting world, there are entrepreneurs jumping into the market with a variety of products [Read More…]

UZI PRO SB

UZI PRO SB Pistol

IWI US announced the company will be showing the new UZI PRO SB pistol at the SHOT Show. The “SB” model has a folding arm stabilizing brace, whereas the normal UZI PRO does not. The arms brace is manufactured by SB Tactical, the company that created the [Read More…]

Pink Lady

New Charter Arms Pink Lady

Charter Arms is offering a new version of the Pink Lady revolver with a 4.2″ barrel. The gun is a five-shot revolver chambered in .38 Special and is +P rated. Currently, Charter Arms offers a Pink Lady as part of its Undercover Lite line, but that gun is fitted [Read More…]

1911BKO

Auto Ordnance 1911BKO

Auto Ordnance will sell a new GI-type 1911 in 2015. The 1911BKO is a “no frills” pistol with styling similar to the US service pistols. The guns have a carbon steel slide with a matte black finish. The sights are low profile and the grips are plastic. The [Read More…]

Type 99 LMG

Glass Type 99 LMG

For the ultimate in WWII firearms art, consider the all glass Type 99 LMG from Mickelsen Studios. This work of art is made of borosilicate glass using a process called lampworking. Borosilicate glass tends to be a harder glass that other forms that are used in [Read More…]

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Mount Rail Multipliers

If you are someone who ascribes to the philosophy that “more rails are more better,” the Mount Rail Multipliers may pique your interest. AR-Master is showing a product that hangs additional accessory rails off of a flat top receiver. The Mount Rail [Read More…]