Mandeville Firearms

About Us - Arms Merchant, LLC

Arms Merchant, LLC


Our business philosophy is selling service, knowledge, and a friendly store atmosphere.

Serving the North Shore for over 15 years, Arms Merchant LLC offers one of the largest selections of firearms and accessories in the area. The Arms Merchant team has built its reputation on unparalleled service, professional demeanor, and extensive product knowledge.  From the most seasoned shooters and hunters, to someone interested in purchasing their first firearm, our staff is here to be of service.

The show room includes a wide variety of both consignment and new products; Colt, Glock, Ruger, Henry, HS precision, Ed Brown, Les Bear, Nighthawk, Wilson Combat, to name a few . We also carry Yeti coolers, Benchmade and Spyderco knifes, and Vortex optics just to name some of the things you’ll find at the Arms Merchant.

Meet Our Team

John Lord - Owner


John is a New Orleans Native and grew up hunting and fishing. He has traveled no Nambia, Africa for plains game and Cape buffalo in the Caprivi Strip. He also enjoys offshore fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. John is a graduate of Tulane University and attended the Columbia University executive program in business management. His business philosophy is for The Arms Merchant to offer outstanding product, selection, customer service, and knowledge. John is also a certified Glock and Sig armorer.

Ian Johnson - Manager


Ian is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal justice. Ian is passionate about classic firearms, knives, history, and hunting - specifically in Africa. Ian is very committed to what he does and making sure customers are correctly outfitted. Ian is a tremendous source of information and is always willing to share knowledge.

Doug Meyer - Sales Associate


Doug Meyer is a student at Southeastern Louisiana University and a proud member of Sigma Tau Gamma. Doug is majoring in Business and aspires to own his own business one day. His hobbies include playing the drums, golfing, and shooting. He participated in shooting sports when he was in High school, specifically shotgun shooting where he placed 10th at regional competition and 20th in state. He is well rounded in his firearm knowledge and always eager to help anyone that comes in.