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Call Of Duty: WWII – Story Trailer

September 18th, 2017

The Reason I Love Mods For Fallout 4

September 17th, 2017

Because if I want a character with a combat uniform with modern camouflage, wielding perfectly-serviceable modern small arms, I can have it.

Mods used are:

Enclave Combat Uniform
KREBS AK
RU556 – Assault Rifle

Now, if someone made an actual plate carrier or chest rig mod, then I’d be in business.

30 Sec Out – Doing>Talking Necktie

September 16th, 2017

Thirty Seconds Out is now doing a line of ties, starting with a tie featuring their ‘Doing>Talking’ design. The tie is made of 100% silk, Navy Blue in color with Silver text. This is a limited run, so grab one quick if you’re interested.

thirtysecondsout.com/products/necktie-doing-talking

TNW Firearms Introduces The Aero Survival Pistol With The SB Tactical SOB Arm Brace And Extended Handguard

September 15th, 2017

Vernonia, OR – TNW Firearms, a market leading designer and manufacturer of modern and historical firearms, has introduced their Aero Survival Pistol with a factory installed SB Tactical™ arm brace and an extended handguard. Like all Aero Survival firearms, the Braced Aero Survival Pistol is a takedown firearm for the ultimate in portability, making it the perfect emergency survival pistol for outdoor enthusiasts, ranchers, pilots or anyone who needs a portable, rugged and reliable semi-automatic pistol. The addition of the SB Tactical™ SOB™ arm brace adds versatility and stability to this already capable firearm. These new Braced Aero Survival Pistols are available with a new 10.25” barrel and handguard.

Similar in appearance and manual-of-arms as an AR pattern pistol, the ASP is an original design engineered to be more compact than similar AR type pistols. Portable, lightweight, easy to carry and rapid firing, this take-down pistol uses Glock pattern magazines. Blowback operated for simplicity and reliability, the Aero Survival Pistol has both an upper and lower receiver machined from 6061-T6 aluminum. The ASP is available finished in hard coat anodized black, dark earth, OD green and two variegated finishes, Tiger Pink and Tiger Green. The safety is a familiar cross-bolt push button safety easily manipulated by the trigger finger. One 10rd magazine is included.

Centerfire Aero Survival Pistols are available is in 9mm Luger, .357Sig, .40S&W, 45ACP and even the powerful 10mm, all using Glock pattern magazines. Rimfire versions also available in 22lr and 22WMR and use Remington 597 magazines. The removable barrel and easily convertible caliber changes allow the shooter to switch between similar cartridges with nothing more than the change of a barrel and bolt assembly.

Now available with an MSRP of $899, the new Braced Aero Survival Pistols gives shooters a portable, easy to handle pistol perfect for casual shooting, hunting or emergency situations.

Barrel length: US 10.25”

Overall length with Barrel: US 24.75″

Breakdown dimensions with barrel removed: US 18.5”

Centerfire Cartridges: 9mm, .357Sig, .40S&W, 10mm, .45ACP

Rimfire Cartridges: 22LR, 22WMR

Magazine configuration: Centerfire – Glock pattern, Rimfire-Remington 597

Left or right handed ejection

Weight with barrel: 6lbs with the 10.25” barrel

Coating: Hard Anodized

Action: Semi-automatic, direct blow back

Safety: Sliding safety and integrated child trigger lock

www.tnwfirearms.com

WORLD LEADER IN MILITARY AND DEFENSE ENDORSES DUKE ROBOTICS’ TIKAD DRONE AS FUTURE BATTLEFIELD TECHNOLOGY

September 14th, 2017

Company’s technology presented as state-of-the-art
Military advancement by Israel’s Ministry of Defense

Gulf Breeze, FL, September 14, 2017 — Duke Robotics, Inc, a developer of advanced robotic systems, announced that Israel’s Ministry of Defense has endorsed Duke Robotics’ TIKAD drone as innovative future battlefield technology.

The Administration for the Development of Weapons (ADW) at Israel’s Ministry of Defense, which has similar tasks to those of DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) at the U.S. Department of Defense, recently unveiled a number of state-of-the-art military developments, which they called “Weapons of the Future,” set to be implemented into Israel Defense Forces service on land, sea, and air, including Duke Robotics’ TIKAD, featured prominently in this Israeli Defense Ministry video: (https://youtu.be/cqMbsQbJL3o)

“We are pleased with the endorsement of the Israeli ADW (Administration for the Development of Weapons at the Ministry of Defense) for our technology and its capability in providing a real solution in saving lives and changing the course of the modern battlefield,” said Raziel Atuar, Duke Robotics CEO, former Israeli Special Mission Unit commander.

With the mission to save lives and to empower troops with immediate aerial support, Duke Robotics designed the TIKAD — a fully robotic weaponry system on an airborne platform, which they refer to as The Future Soldier. The company announced in August that it’s offering up to $15 Million of common stock qualified by the SEC under Tier II of Regulation A+. Now, anyone, not just wealthy investors, can purchase stock and own a part of this award-winning company. See DukeFutureSoldier.com.

As the classic army versus army confrontation on the battlefield has become increasingly rare, guerrilla warfare is now more commonplace. Developed by former Israeli military and Special Mission Unit officers to address warfare’s changing landscape, the TIKAD is remotely operated by troops, user-friendly and easily carried into the field. The company’s proprietary robotic stabilization technology enables the TIKAD to absorb the recoil of a weapon, allowing for pinpoint targeting and shooting accuracy that can protect troops in a variety of dangerous situations. By reducing the need for ground troops, the TIKAD represents a major step towards minimizing military and civilian casualties and the technology is gaining support on a global basis.

Learn more about Duke Robotics and investing in this disruptive company through their Regulation A+ Equity Crowdfunding investment opportunity at DukeFutureSoldier.com

About Duke Robotics

Duke Robotics, Inc. is a developer of advanced robotic systems technology developed in Israel. With the mission to save lives and to empower troops with immediate aerial support, Duke Robotics has developed the TIKAD — The Future Soldier. Duke Robotics innovative robotic system is adaptable to other military platforms, such as land vehicles, marine boats, etc. as well as adaptable to civilian purposes.

Duke Robotics – NO BOOTS ON THE GROUND™

David Harbour’s Hellboy Revealed

September 13th, 2017

For those who aren’t in the know, the original Guillermo Del Toro Hellboy movie series, staring Ron Pearlman as the titular hero, was cancelled, with the third movie put on the kibosh after a period in development hell. News of a hard-R Hellboy reboot almost immediately followed the news of the cancellation, with David Harbour stated to star.

David Harbour, best known for his role as Jim Hopper in the Netflix series ‘Stranger Things’, seemed like an odd choice to many, largely because many felt he didn’t really look the part. Plus, with Ron Pearlman’s badass baritone voice and already comic-accurate appearance, seeing the role played by anyone else seemed inconceivable. However, with this reveal of Mr. Harbour in full Hellboy garb, the response has been largely positive. He also looks a lot like Pearlman did in his Hellboy outfit, which is a huge plus.

In case you’re wondering, David didn’t undergo any sort of ultra-intense ‘action hero’ workout and ‘supplement’ regimen to fit the role. It’s at least 90% prosthetics. In fact, he pretty much looks like he does in the image below underneath the costume:

Bullets2Bandages – Six Shooter Shot Glass

September 12th, 2017

A few years back, Bullets2Bandages, a San Diego-based Veteran-owned small business, hosted a campaign for Six Shooter Shot Glasses, modeled after the cylinder from a Colt revolver. It seems they were successful, because they’re currently selling the item on their Etsy page. The glasses are machined from aircraft-grade aluminum, and comply with U.S. 21 CFR F.D.A. Reg Part 175.300 clause C1/C2/C3/C4, meaning according to the Government they’re safe to drink from. Additionally, they can be custom laser-engraved, for an extra touch of personalization.

www.etsy.com/listing/266604275/pair-of-six-shooter-shot-glasses

Bullets2Bandages is a Veteran-owned small business located in San Diego, CA, founded in 2011 by two former Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal divers. They produce accessories and apparel that aim to honor those who have served the USA. B2B hires veterans, manufactures locally, and donates 15% of profits to veteran charities.

www.bullets2bandages.org/

Adaptive Graphx Announces September Pre-Rut Special

September 11th, 2017

During the month of September, Adaptive Graphx will take 20 percent off finishes and coatings for rifles, bows or vehicles.

Nampa, Idaho (September 2017) – Adaptive Graphx, industry experts in custom water transfer printing and Cerakote® firearm coatings, will be running a September Pre-Rut Special now through Sept. 30, 2017. Adaptive Graphx is offering 20 percent off any water transfer printing or Cerakote® firearm coating off any rifle, bow or vehicle, providing a little extra insurance so that you won’t get busted in the field by an educated animal.

For more information on Adaptive Graphx, visit www.adaptivegraphx.com or “Like” us on Facebook and “Follow” us on Instagram.

For more information on Adaptive Tactical or StōnCamo, visit www.adaptivetactical.com and www.stoncamo.com.

About Adaptive Graphx:
Adaptive Graphx are industry experts in custom water transfer printing and Cerakote® firearm coatings. The decorators at Adaptive Graphx are masters of their craft; their advanced planning and attention to detail are essential to ensure high quality results. Every aspect of the process happens in our facility: prep, base coat, film transfer, finish coat and curing. Our quality assurance means consistency in output and fast turn-arounds for both large print runs and custom orders. We Customize Ordinary. www.adaptivegraphx.com

ThinkGeek – Exogorth Space Slug Snow Globe

September 10th, 2017

The Exogorth, AKA that space slug the Millennium Falcon flies out of in Empire Strikes Back, is now immortalized in Snow Globe form thanks to ThinkGeek and their licensing of the Star Wars brand. If your suspension of disbelief ends at how this particlar scene makes for a good snow globe, the product specification states it could be hundreds of Mynocks (the bat creatures that latch onto the ship in the same scene), so we’ll go with that.

www.thinkgeek.com/product/huip

Mod Zero Defense – M-Zero Zeroable Picatinny Rail

September 9th, 2017

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Mod Zero Defense is a Pennsylvania-based company which has created the M-Zero Picatinny Rail. The M-Zero is designed to allow shooters to use a pre-zeroed optic across multiple firearms by adjusting zero on the mount itself, rather than readjust the optic for every new rifle. The below image works as a great visual indicator of the M-Zero’s function.

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As for the technical details, here’s the bullet point list:

  • 1/4 MOA elevation adjustment
  • 1/2 MOA windage adjustment
  • 240 MOA elevation range of motion
  • 100 MOA windage range of motion
  • Height: 0.6 in
  • Weight: 0.45 lbs
  • Length: 7.08 in
  • User customizable range dial
  • Two dials for zeros (barrels and ammo)
  • Fits any MilSpec rail with 8 slots
  • 12 rail slots
  • The M-Zero will soon be up for funding on Kickstarter. Check out the link below for more details, and to subscribe to Mod Zero Defense’s email list.

    www.modzerodefense.com

    PPSS Group’s New Emergency Body Armour Will Help Protect Civilians

    September 8th, 2017

    Designed for individual protection, a new rapidly deployable ‘Emergency Body Armour™’ is offering the latest in globally respected and field-tested body armour technology, displaying truly outstanding protection from edged weapon, such as machetes and knives.

    Following a number of well documented knife attacks on civilians in recent years, PPSS Group started a comprehensive R&D project with the aim to design a ultra-lightweight body armour that can be strategically located in public places and deployed within a very few seconds, in case of emergency.

    The UK firm is now making this new ‘Emergency Body Armour’ available to airports, train stations, hospitals, city centre hotels, and other key locations civilians may flee to and seek shelter when faced by a suddenly occurring threat.

    According to the company behind this concept, this latest ‘Emergency Body Armour’ also offers unmatched protection from blunt force trauma injuries, usually suffered following an assault by a blunt object.

    A top healthcare security specialist in Britain wished to remain anonymous, but commented: “To have something small, compact and lightweight stashed away or strategically placed that you could pull out and throw on, would make a huge difference between a potential life and death situation.”

    Robert Kaiser, CEO of PPSS Group strongly agrees with this statement. Presenting at yesterday’s global product launch at London’s Hilton Canary Wharf Hotel he said: “An Emergency Body Armour makes sense, and it will help to protect human lives and reduce the number of casualties when a serious threat occurs.”

    A live video demo of this new armour can be viewed on YouTube by searching for ‘PPSS Emergency Body Armour’ or please click on the following link: https://youtu.be/D54P9cjDIt8
    Following the issuing of body armour to all Police Forces in the UK in the 90s, many hospital and university security teams have now equipped their teams with stab resistant vests since. The same can be said for several public sector enforcement teams, such as Trading Standards, Licensing, Community Safety, Environmental Health and Car Parking Enforcement.

    About PPSS Group:

    PPSS Group is specialised in the development, manufacturing and supply of high performance body armour, offering unrivalled protection from firearms, edged weapons and blunt force trauma. PPSS Group’s social media presence: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ and Instagram.

    www.ppss-group.com

    TIHK – TIHK HK2 Handcuff Key

    September 7th, 2017

    The HK2 is the second iteration of Tiny Inconspicuous Handcuff Key’s concealable handcuff key. Lightweight and concealable, the HK2 features a textured, black surface, and an integrated clip with retention teeth (a new feature for the HK2) so it can be securely stashed on a belt loop or other bit of clothing. Another update for the HK2 over the original handcuff key is improved functionality with a wider variety of manufactures’ handcuffs.

    The HK2 can be purchased in packs of 2, 3, 5, and 10 direct from TIHK via the link below.

    tihk.co/products/hk2-handcuff-key

    Onnit – Star Wars Fitness Equipment

    September 6th, 2017

    The Star Wars license can be found all over the place, from the expected – toys, games, clothing, collectables, to the weird – instruments, cookbooks, and even a sick bag. This line of fitness equipment from Onnit edges more towards the weird side, not so much because it’s fitness equipment with Star Wars licensing, but because it consists of items including a Death Star slam ball and a Boba Fett kettlebell. After all, there’s no better way to get in shape than cleaning a galactic bounty hunter’s head, or doing yoga on Han Solo’s carbonited body.

    www.onnit.com/starwars

    The EXISTENZ Organic Bone Gun Is Up For Auction

    September 5th, 2017

    It looks like it’s the perfect time for prop auctions, because now the Organic Bone Gun from the cult classic film ‘EXISTENZ’ is available for auction from Prop Store Auction. The Organic Bone Gun, also known as the ‘Gristle Gun’, is made of the carcasses of a variety of mutated animals, and is loaded with teeth as projectiles. The prop itself is made of resin with synthetic skin, resembling a life-like organic construction.

    propstoreauction.com/view-auctions/catalog/id/78/lot/18215

    Even better, as part of the same auction, there’s the Police Blaster Shroud and Mangalore Rifle from The Fifth Element.

    Danger 5 Auction

    September 4th, 2017

    Danger 5 is a parody of the spy genre which stars an international team of special operatives who’s primary goal is to kill Hitler, and disrupt Nazi efforts in the process. The first season was a 60’s take on WWII. The second season is more Cold War-inspired, although, as always, the team’s main goal is to kill Hitler.

    Around the middle of this month, the official Danger 5 eBay page will be holding an auction for props from the show.

    Check out the link below to see the entire catalogue, and kill Hitler be sure to check out the auction when it starts.

    www.dinosaur.pizza/auction

    Violent Little Machine Shop – “Welcome To The Friendzone” Greeting Card

    September 3rd, 2017

    Violent Little Machine Shop is known for their wide variety of morale patches, and related materials, so making a greeting card welcoming people to the friendzone a bit counter-intuitive; that could be considered… anti-morale, don’t you think? Regardless, it’s tongue-in-cheek like almost everything else VLMS, so get one for a friend or family member who just can’t spit out an anguished declaration of love, or maybe even an unwanted admirer. Really drop the hint on ’em.

    www.violentlittle.com/products/welcome-to-the-friend-zone-greeting-card

    How To Make A Soup Can Stove

    September 2nd, 2017

    YouTube channel NightHawkInLight shows off how to make a camp stove out of a used soup can.

    You can check out more of NightHawkInLight’s videos on his YouTube channel.

    Crosman Corporation Names Dan Maier Vice President of Finance

    September 1st, 2017

    (Bloomfield, NY) – Crosman Corporation, a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of airguns, archery products, optics, laser gun sights and related accessories, announced today the hiring of Dan Maier as Vice President of Finance. Dan is currently employed with Crosman as the Director of Administration for LaserMax Commercial Products, whose assets were recently purchased by Crosman Corporation.

    Before joining Crosman/LaserMax, he previously earned the CFO role at LaserMax Inc. after two years in the VP of Finance role. In addition, he previously served in various finance roles IEC Electronics and held key roles in finance at Robbins & Myers and Xerox.

    Robert Beckwith, CEO of Crosman, commented, “After working with Dan on the purchase of LaserMax’s commercial business, it was clear to me his work ethic mirrors that of the entire Crosman team and he has the talent to lead our finance team in the next stage of Crosman’s growth. We are excited to have him assume this leadership role in the company.”

    About Crosman
    Since its founding in 1923, Crosman has been driven by the steadfast pursuit of quality and innovation. Crosman’s history is rooted in the airgun industry, where today Crosman remains the market leader in airguns, airgun ammunition, and consumables. In addition to airguns, Crosman has a diversified product lineup in the outdoor sporting goods industry that includes airsoft as well as firearms optics and archery products under the Centerpoint brand. Crosman is a subsidiary of Compass Diversified Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CODI). For more information visit www.crosman.com.

    White River’s Nifty Handle Conversion Kit

    August 31st, 2017

    Coopersville, MI, White River Knife & Tool, September, 2017- White River Knives, always innovative has a new handle conversion kit designed for their incredibly popular Backpacker model.

    The Backpacker comes with the handle wrapped with para-cord. Once the para-cord is removed and utilized the owner may choose not to wrap it again.

    White River’s new Backpacker scale kit comes with stainless-steel hardware, Allen wrench and scales made of textured G10 material in black or orange to fit the handy knife with the para-cord removed. G10 is an incredibly tough high-pressure epoxy impregnated fiberglass high-heat cured laminate. Also, the new scale handle conversion kit provides a bit more grip purchase for cutting.

    There are two models of the Backpacker so White River made two models of scales. The jimping (notches for the thumb) will designate which handle kit to get. When ordering from the company, specify 10 or13-notch knife.

    At only $20 for the kit this is a sweet deal for owners who would like a more conventional handle.

    Weighing under an ounce these scales both look and work great. And as with every single part and piece of a White River knife–these are 100% American made.

    www.whiteriverknives.com

    Anovos – Star Trek Mirror Universe Tribble Plush

    August 30th, 2017

    Anovos is releasing a plush toy of the Mirror Universe Tribble from Star Trek. With all the multiplacative ability of the regular universe Tribble, but with the addition of pointy teeth, these Tribbles are nasty, with black and red fur, and they happen to love Klingons. Sadly, they aren’t rocking a goatee, but it is what it is.

    The Mirror Universe Tribble will be available starting next month (which is only a couple days away).

    www.anovos.com/products/star-trek-mirror-universe-tribble-plush

    Operation Restore Texas to Assist with Linking Support for those Affected by Hurricane Harvey

    August 29th, 2017

    Houston, Texas (8/29/2017) – SelfDefenseFund.com, a sponsor of The Amazing Doc Greene Radio Show and The Price of Business with Kevin Price, launches Operation Restore Texas.

    “We have launched Operation Restore Texas and are listing ‘life-saving’ information at DocGreene.me for people to review and connect to assistance from National-to-local and local-to-local resources,” says Andy Valadez, Marketing Director for the National Association for Legal Gun Defense or SelfDefenseFund.com.

    Kevin Price, Host of the Price of Business show, said “I am delighted to be a part of this well coordinated effort to help bring the necessary resources and services to the hurricane victims that need it. Our media partners — US Daily Review, USA Business Radio, USA Daily Chronicles, and my show, are glad to play a part of this effort.”

    “Doc Greene has been a leading radio personality for over 25 years in Houston and reaches audiences across America, as does the award-winning journalist and radio host Kevin Price of the Price of Business,” says Larry Keilberg, National Director for SelfDefenseFund.com, “We wanted to support our members and their families and open up the communication lines with these platforms to help people get critical services and assistance.”

    “The whole point of The Amazing Doc Greene is to help save Texas and now more than ever we pray to the Lord Jesus Christ to help those people who have lost everything in this flood,” said Doc Greene.

    It has been reported that Hurricane Harvey is a storm of Biblical proportions impacting over 6 million Texans and pouring trillions of gallons of water on a large portion of the Gulf Coast. Over 1,000,000 people have been displaced and over 500,000 vehicles have been submerged in Houston alone.

    “The information at DocGreene.me could help someone to be rescued by boat, alert them to evacuation zones and places for the displaced to stay with their families and pets, relief from debt obligations temporarily, FEMA Unemployment Aid, First Aid and more,” says Andy Valadez, a Marine Veteran, “It has been my honor to assist on HAM Radio (KG5HRF) and by posting rescue information on the Texas Search and Rescue and Cajun Navy app on Zello who have been doing such an amazing job.”

    The “Remember Texas Hotline” is 713.828.7210, follow-on Twitter @SelfDefenseFund and by e-mail at Andy@SelfDefenseFund.com.

    The Amazing Doc Greene Show is seeking national spokespeople, important links for the site, and listeners can call-in live M-F from 1PM to 3PM CST at 1.855.355.1955.

    SelfDefenseFund.com is a comprehensive litigation protection membership covering individuals, families and businesses in regards to personal protection with the use of any weapon in all 50 states, U.S. Territories and Tribal Lands.

    For more information on the National Association for Legal Gun Defense please visit: www.SelfDefenseFund.com

    The KRYTAC KRISS Vector AEG

    August 28th, 2017

    The announcement is a bit dated, but KRYTAC (KRISS’ training and simulation arm) has started producing their own line of Vector AEGs.

    June 30, 2017 – Brea, California, USA – Today KRYTAC®, KRISS USA’s brand of premium performance airsoft and training products, launches the first and only officially licensed KRISS® Vector AEG. The all-new AEG is the first of its kind, and an exact replica of the KRISS® Vector SMG Submachine Gun. The KRYTAC® KRISS® Vector AEG is shipping now to KRYTAC® distribution partners.

    The dimensions of the all-new KRYTAC® KRISS® Vector AEG are a 1:1 scale to its firearms counterpart. Additional external features include the side folding stock, ambidextrous safety and selector switch, MIL-STD 1913 picatinny top rail, MIL-STD 1913 picatinny bottom accessory rail, and a Trident flash hider mounted to the 14mm counter clock wise threaded barrel.

    Internally, the AEG is powered by a vertically oriented mechbox, with V2 compatible gears, piston, piston head, and cylinder. A short type motor pulls the AEG main spring, which is guided by a quick detach metal ball bearing spring guide. Semi, two round burst, and fully automatic fire modes are controlled by a micro-switch trigger and electronic control board with integrated 3034 MOSFET. Additional internal features include the famous KRYTAC® rotary hop up, bucking, and a 155mm inner barrel. Feeding the KRISS® Vector AEG is a 95 rounds mid capacity magazine.

    Accessories
    Factory standard accessories include the DEFIANCE® front and rear folding polymer sights, a 7-slot MIL-STD 1913 picatinny side rail section, and one magazine. Initial deliveries of the KRYTAC® KRISS® Vector AEG will ship with one (1) additional free mid capacity magazine.

    Pricing and Availability
    The KRYTAC® KRISS® Vector AEG is shipping now to the United States and is available for a suggested retail price of $449.00 (US). Other international markets including Asia, Europe, and South America will receive initial shipments by the end of July. First deliveries to Canada will be made by the end of August.

    Additional magazines are available individually for $24.95 (US), or as a three-piece value package for $69.95(US). International pricing varies by region.

    krytac.com

    DoubleStar Announces Collaboration with Filipino Martial Arts Instructor Tuhon Ray Dionaldo

    August 27th, 2017

    Founder of FILIPINO COMBAT SYSTEMS, Tuhon Ray Dionaldo, to work with DoubleStar to render his designs into affordable production knives.

    Winchester, Ky. (August 2017) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles and pistols, announces a new collaboration with Filipino martial arts instructor Tuhon Ray Dionaldo. DoubleStar will work with Dionaldo to render his designs into affordable production knives for its new Edged Weapon Division. Dionaldo is the founder of the FILIPINO COMBAT SYSTEMS and is an instructor in the Filipino martial arts.

    “I’ve always been passionate about knives and the Filipino martial arts. Working with DoubleStar and being able to share this passion with others through my knife designs is an amazing opportunity,” commented Dionaldo.

    Dionaldo started making Filipino-style training blades as a hobby in high school. While in college, he started to make live bolos and training knives to help cover the cost of his education. Dionaldo has over 40 years of experience training in the bladed disciplines. He currently teaches Filipino martial arts seminars, specializing in edged weapons, worldwide. He is an international blade dealer, designer and edged weapon instructor, officially endorsed by Grand Master Remy Presas.

    The first knife designed by Dionaldo to be featured by DoubleStar is the MOTAC™ blade. This blade was crafted with speed and penetration in mind from the straight clip point to the shallow belly. The MOTAC features DoubleStar’s Dragon Hyde DLC coating and textured G-10 scales. The MOTAC comes with a Kydex Sheath with Tek Lok. It’s made in the USA, comes with a warranty and has an MSRP of $209.99.

    For more information about DoubleStar, visit www.star15.com.

    Engo – Multifunction Survival Tool Shovel

    August 26th, 2017

    The 2.2 lbs Multifunction Survival Tool Shovel from Engo features a handle made of aircraft hardened aluminum with a Stainless Steel blade that chops and saws. The package also includes a paracord, whistle, knife, bottle opener, wire cutter, Magnesium fire starter, hoe, measuring tool and storage bag. Might be worth throwing in the trunk for a bad day.

    store.engousa.com/p/multifunction-shovel-survival-tool

    This article was originally featured on SSD.

    Reminder: NERF Rival Apollo XV-700 Star Wars Mandalorian Edition Blaster And Face Mask

    August 25th, 2017

    I’m not the biggest fan of store exclusive variants, but GameStop is currently offering a pre-order for a NERF Rival Apollo XV-700 Blaster with an exclusive Mandalorian paint job, and a matching mask.

    The NERF Rival line consists of various unique blasters that fire foam spheres rather than darts, and feed from translucent magazines. The Rival in the name comes from the fact that the blasters in the series are generally available in either solid blue or red colors, signifying opposite teams. While I would have liked to see a more Mandalorian-inspired face mask, all the same, this is a cool release if you’re into NERF and Star Wars.

    The release date for the Mandalorian Apollo XV-700 w/ Face Mask is November 17th of this year, coinciding with the release of ‘Star Wars: Battlefront 2’.

    You can pre-order the blaster at www.gamestop.com/collectibles/toys/nerf-rival-apollo-xv-700-star-wars-mandalorian-edition-blaster-and-face-mask-only-at-gamestop/147524.