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/.

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…]

Kahr CT380

Kahr CT380 Pistol

Kahr announced the company is now shipping the CT380. The pistol is a 380 ACP compact pistol in the company’s Value Series. The CT380 has a polymer frame and 3″ barrel with conventional rifling. The slide and barrel are stainless steel. Without a magazine, [Read More…]

DRD Pistol

DRD CDR15 Pistol

DRD Tactical announced the release of the new CDR15 pistol. Similar to the company’s Brief Case Rifle line, the CDR15 pistols use a rapid take-down barrel design. The CDR15 pistol will be available in either 5.56 NATO or 300 BLK. Barrel lengths are 10.5″ or [Read More…]