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Ludens 1/6 Scale Action Figure

October 21st, 2017

If you’re wondering who Ludens, AKA (The Playing Man) is, he’s the current Kojima Productions mascot, created to replace the Foxhound logo after the studio’s split from Konami; Hideo Kojima, namesake of the studio, is the mastermind behind the Metal Gear video game series. The Ludens figure is the creation of Hong Kong-based Sentinel Toys. Highly detailed in its construction, this figure utilizes a specially-designed inner frame, providing Ludens with 46 points of articulation, and an EVA suit made of ABS, PVC and real cloth. Additional features include light up functions, moving eyes, a smoke visor to replace the standard clear visor, a lance, beam flag, and three sets of hands.

Currently available for pre-order from D4 Toys, with an expected release date of March 2018.

www.d4toys.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=426_463&product_id=658

The Punisher – Trailer 2

October 20th, 2017

November 17th, 2017.

Rogue Trooper Redux Now Available

October 19th, 2017

The remastered Rogue Trooper video game is now available for all major consoles, as well as on PC digital distribution channels.

Rogue Trooper, one of 2000 AD’s lesser-known properties opposite the widely-recognized Judge Dredd, stars Rogue, a blue-skinned ‘Genetic Infantry’ super soldier who fights on the poisoned, war-torn world of Nu Earth. Along with him are three of his fellow GIs: Gunnar, Bagman, and Helm – stuck in the form of biochips pulled from their bodies at the time of their death, they occupy Rogue’s rifle, backpack, and helmet, respectively, and provide him with support as Rogue hunts down the Traitor General who’s actions led to the death of most of the Genetic Infantrymen.

roguetrooper.com/en/features

SENTRY Products Group Announces The Acquisition Of Hexmag

October 18th, 2017

Virginia Beach, Va. (October 2017) – SENTRY Products Group, an industry leader in the Military, Law Enforcement and Outdoor equipment, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Hexmag™, innovators of AR-15/AR-10 magazines and accessories.

When Hexmag was founded, it introduced lightweight magazines for the AR-15/AR-10 platforms.

“We set out to make the most durable, versatile and aesthetic magazine on the market,” stated Aaron Schefter, founder of Hexmag. He continued, “With great acceptance and a strong end user following, the company rapidly expanded and SENTRY was the logical partner to continue the product development. When the SENTRY crew were executives at BLACKHAWK!®, they really loved and understood product development and manufacturing and that is what I want for the future of Hexmag’s products.”

Built in the USA and backed with a lifetime warranty, Hexmag’s products are manufactured using a proprietary fiber-reinforced polymer, PolyHex2, resulting in a lighter and more durable magazine. The patented hexagonal surface provides superior grip and ease of handling. Hexmag’s HexID Color Identification System allows end users to quickly personalize magazines to identify different ammunition calibers. Product line extensions include grips, rail covers and grip tape allowing end users to further customize their gear.

“We are proud to add Hexmag products to our company offerings; their innovative approach to product design and marketing fits well and extends our presence in the Military, Law Enforcement, Tactical and OEM markets,” said Terry Naughton, President of SENTRY Products Group. He continued, “This addition creates new US based jobs as manufacturing and distribution moves to SENTRY’s Boise, Idaho facility and core business functions move to the Virginia Beach, Virginia U.S.A. headquarters.”

“The acquisition of Hexmag fits perfectly with SENTRY’s short, medium and long-term vision of both organic growth, as well as growth through acquisition,” said Mike Noell, CEO of SENTRY. “Hexmag was an easy plugin to our accessories business and gives SENTRY additional product categories, sales channels, new distribution partners and an entrance into the high-tech injection molded product arena. We are now focused on operational excellence, great products and awesome service. Thank you for your trust and business, we look forward to serving you!”

If you are interested in becoming a Distributor, Dealer, OEM Customer, Manufacturers Rep or to request an appointment to preview our product line at the 2017 NASGW Expo and Annual Meeting (booth #601), please contact us at (877) 726-7328.

hexmag.com

Rosco Manufacturing’s New 9mm Barrels Focus On Defensive And Competitive Shooting Needs

October 17th, 2017

October 18th, 2017: Rosco Manufacturing, a proud American manufacturer of high quality gun barrels, is proud to announce the launch of their new 9mm Bloodline AR platform barrels. The barrels are a product line extension to the hard use Bloodline series that Rosco just recently introduced.

The new 9mm barrels were designed with the current end users’ needs in mind. The 9mm AR has recently been forced to evolve to meet present needs of size constraints, heavier self-defense ammunition, and suppressor use. The new-found resurgence in the 9mm AR platform has become so popular that the USPSA has even opened a Pistol Caliber Carbine (PCC) division. That is why Rosco carefully planned out the specs of these barrels to meet these needs head on.

Rosco, while listening to the voice of their consumer recently unveiled the 9mm barrels in 5.5”, 7.5”, and 14.5” lengths. Size was an important topic to cover for folks that want to build a smaller platform for self-defense or to be used primarily with a suppressor (and keep the overall size to a minimum). The PCC friendly barrels feature a perfect length to weight ratio for the competitive shooter to have the extra edge. The barrels also feature a 1/10 twist to help support heavier defense and subsonic loads (while still working perfectly with standard ammo).

“We are fortunate to have great customers that tell us what they would like to see. It is our job not only to listen, but to create an everlasting product for them to enjoy”– Gabriel Cabrera, Marketing & Sales Director for Rosco Manufacturing.

All Rosco 9mm barrels feature a 4150 CMV steel blank which is then rifled using our proprietary “Rifling and Polishing method” which produces a lapped smooth surface before final Salt Bath Nitride treatment is applied. All barrels are also Air Gauged (Chamber, Bore & Groove) and checked for other multiple points of failure in our in-house QC department before they are shipped out to the consumer. Barrels come in 5.5”, 7.5”, and 14.5” lengths while featuring a 1/10 RH twist. MSRP starts at $105 and is immediately available for purchase at www.RoscoManufacturing.com.

To see the Rosco Bloodline series barrels in action click here: Rosco videos For more information on Rosco Manufacturing and their products go to www.RoscoManufacturing.com.

Barrett – 1/6 Scale MRAD Rifle Figurine Accessory

October 16th, 2017

Barrett partnered with Mission Specific Equipment, a noted manufacturer of 1/6 Scale Action Figures, Parts, and Accessories, and produced a limited edition run of 1/6 Scale MRAD Rifles. These rifle models are perfectly sized to use with 12″ figurines, and came with the following accessories:

1x Rifle Stand
1x Tactical Bipod
1x Long Range Rifle Scope
1x PEQ
5x Rifle Magazines
1x Rail System Set

The rifle models were available in four colors: FDE, MRB, OD Green, and Tungsten Grey. Unfortunately, they’re long sold out by now, so if you’re looking to add these to your collection you might want to keep your eyes open on various collector and auction sites.

store.barrett.net/search.aspx?searchterm=toy

When You Love Your 1911 A little Too Much

October 15th, 2017

Of course I’m not serious. Snake just happens to appreciate a fine custom pistol, just like the rest of us.

FightLite Industries – SCR Pistol

October 14th, 2017

This beauty showed up on the Shockwave Technologies Facebook page.  It’s a Shockwave Raptor Grip R870 mounted to FightLite Industries SCR pistol lower receiver.  The SCR is legal in all 50 states and accepts AR uppers.  This model is 21″ OAL, 7.5″ barrel, and just 3.9 lbs.

This story was originally featured on Soldier Systems Daily.

MRF Multitools – Universal 3.0 Credit Card EDC Multitool On Kickstarter

October 13th, 2017

There’s a saying that big things come in small packages. Such is the case with MRF Multitools’ Universal 3.0 multitool, which is pretty big on functionality, with its creators claiming it holds 60+ tools and functions, yet it’s sized the same as a credit card.

This list gives a count of all the on-board tools featured on the Universal 3.0, with your standard accompaniment of blades, openers, drivers, wrenches, etc. Relatively unique additions, such as a tire tread depth gauge and distance ruler, do single the Universal 3.0 out among its peers. Additionally, like many EDC tools, the Universal 3.0 will be made of 440с High Carbon Hardened Stainless Steel.

www.kickstarter.com/projects/mrfmultitools/universal-30-edc-credit-ard-multi-tool-knife-60-to

SilencerCo – Maxim 9 Tech Specs Video

October 12th, 2017

I’ve fired the Maxim 9; it was understandably bulky up front and the trigger was a bit squishy, but it ran nice and quiet, as advertised. With the Maxim 9 now out on the market, SilencerCo produced this Tech Specs video for the pistol, featuring their usual standard level of excellent production quality.

silencerco.com

Centurion MilSim – Battle Of Tygart Valley

October 11th, 2017

Centurion MilSim is conducting a weekend event in Philippi, Battle of Tygart Valley, WV from 10/13 – 10/15. Registration is open, however slots are limited based on the area of gameplay, so interested parties should sign up ASAP. Plus, Centurion is still honoring their Veteran 1+1 program – if an airsoft event registered player is a Veteran, than can bring a fellow Vet to their first Centurion event for free.

For more information, and to participate, check out the following link: joincenturion.com/news/battle-of-tygart-valley

KRISS USA Now Delivering DEFIANCE DMK22 Rimfire Sporting Rifle

October 10th, 2017

The highly customizable and full metal construction DEFIANCE® DMK22 rimfire carbines are now shipping to authorized resellers.

October 05, 2017 – Chesapeake, Virginia, USA – KRISS USA, an innovative designer and manufacturer of small arms, has begun delivery of the first DEFIANCE® DMK22, .22LR chambered AR-15 style carbines, to authorized resellers and distributors. Available models include the DMK22C as well as the DMK22 LVOA, officially licensed by War Sport Manufacturing.

The DMK22C features a 16.5”, 4140 Chrome Moly, barrel with a 1:16” twist rate, ½” x 28 RH threading, and black nitride coating. The 13” free floating hand guard is made from aircraft grade aluminum, with a MIL-STD 1913 Picatinny top rail and modular rail section attachment points at the three, six, and nine o’clock positions. The DMK22 LVOA features the iconic War Sport LVOA modular hand guard. The proprietary sporting rifle receivers are forged from an aluminum alloy and are designed to be compatible with AR-15 upgrade parts; such as MILSPEC butt stocks, pistol grips, dust covers, charging handles, forward assists, magazine releases, muzzle devices, and hand guards. The bolt catch functions with the included DEFIANCE® .22LR magazine to lock the bolt back when empty, even when the magazine is removed.

Further customization can be achieved with different barrel profiles, through a patent pending barrel adaptor system. The DMK22C is compatible with most Ruger® 10/22® aftermarket barrels. Additionally, select .22LR AR-15 magazines also fit and feed in the DEFIANCE® DMK22C, though they do not trigger the bolt catch. The DMK22C is also compatible with a select number of AR-15 aftermarket trigger packs.

Standard furniture for all DEFIANCE® DMK22 carbines include the DEFIANCE® Low Profile Flip Sights, DS150 adjustable stock, and pistol grip.

The DEFIANCE® DMK22C is available in Black with an MSRP of $699.00. Cerakote® color options for the DMK22C are available in Flat Dark Earth and OD Green for an MSRP of $799.00. The DEFIANCE® DMK22 LVOA is available in Black for an MSRP of $799.00. All models of the DEFIANCE® DMK22 include a 15 rounds capacity DEFIANCE® magazine, 10 rounds magazines are also available for capacity restricted markets.

For more information about the DEFIANCE® DMK22, visit the KRISS USA website at: www.kriss-usa.com.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Official Trailer

October 9th, 2017

I just really hope Luke doesn’t spend the whole movie not being as cool as expanded universe Luke, before the Disney buyout.

The Last Jedi drops December 15th.

Justice League – Trailer 3

October 8th, 2017

What’s up with movie trailers and awful fitting music? Regardless, Justice League is looking pretty good. Even so, the DCEU hasn’t had that solid of a critical track record, Wonder Woman notwithstanding, and trailers are designed to attract interest in a property, regardless of the final outcome.

In short, hopefully this pulls a Wonder Woman, and doesn’t suck like the other DCEU movies.

Justice League drops November 2017.

GrimWorkshop – Credit Card Sized Survival Spear

October 7th, 2017

GrimWorkshop on Etsy makes a variety of credit card-sized survival kits. This one, their Survival Spear, is exactly what it sounds like. The card consists of three individual pieces, that can be combined into a full sized broadhead spear tip; just add handle and lashing and you’re ready to go. The pieces are made of stainless steel, and can even be put back into the storage card thanks to a patent pending tool retention system developed by GrimWorkshop.

Made in the USA.

www.etsy.com/listing/517902680/credit-card-sized-survival-spear

Bandai – Marvel Manga Realization War Machine

October 6th, 2017

Bandai’s latest update to the Marvel Manga Realization series is a Samurai’d War Machine. This highly detailed and articulated figurine comes in at 6.9″ tall, and comes with 2 Pairs of optional hands, a katana, backpack, and stand. What I love most about this figure is the flintlock cannon and volley gun; period appropriate firearms to be sure, but man, that recoil and heft.

www.bigbadtoystore.com/Product/VariationDetails/62193

HatsanUSA Announces The Sortie Pistol A New Semi-Auto Airgun

October 5th, 2017

HatsanUSA is quickly ushering in the era of the semi-automatic airgun with the announcement of the new Sortie semi-auto air pistol. Following the successful launch of two new semi-automatic air rifles – the Hatsan Barrage and BullMaster – earlier this year, the Sortie brings the same revolutionary gas-operated semi-auto action to a smaller, lightweight pistol platform. The Sortie’s rapid rate of fire means users can sling pellets downrange as fast as they can pull the trigger.

The Sortie is a pre-charged pneumatic (PCP) air pistol and is available in .177, .22 and .25 calibers. It sports a refillable 62cc on-board air cylinder that provides shooters with up to 28 shots at optimal velocity per fill. A built-in pressure gauge allows the user to monitor the pressure in the air cylinder. It comes with 3 rotary magazines with capacities of 14 shots in .177, 12 shots in .22 caliber or 10 shots in .25 caliber.

The Sortie features a fully shrouded, precision rifled barrel, includes a quick-fill nozzle and comes with adjustable TRUGLO® fiber optic sights. A combo Weaver / Dovetail rail is milled into the receiver to accept both 11mm and 22mm optics. Designed to be extremely ergonomic, the Sortie is built with a polymer, checkered grip (right hand only).

A hard case is included for easy transport and the MSRP on the HatsanUSA Sortie Pistol is $699.99.

About HatsanUSA Inc.:
HatsanUSA Inc. gives U.S. customers the first opportunity to purchase Hatsan airguns, known and respected throughout the world for their premium craftsmanship, quality, and hard-hitting performance, direct from Hatsan’s factory.

www.hatsanusa.com
https://www.facebook.com/HatsanUSA

Vital Carry – Spike + Bar On Kickstarter

October 4th, 2017

Vital Carry is a design shop based in Minneapolis, MN, and they currently have the Spike + Bar, an EDC spike and pry tool up for funding on Kickstarter. The Spike + Bar consists of a stowable spike tool, and a knurled case/handle. Uses for the spike tool include:

– Prying open stuck containers
– Punching holes into materials
– Use as an awl
– Window breaker
– Loosening of stubborn knots
– And more

The Spike + Bar is currently being offered in titanium, copper, and brass.

Made in the USA.

www.kickstarter.com/projects/179537728/spike-bar

www.vitalcarry.com

Rezvani TANK

October 3rd, 2017

This ‘Tactical Urban Vehicle’ can be had for the low, low (starting) price of $178,000.

Find out more at www.rezvanimotors.com/rezvani-tank#rezvani-tank-specifications

Funko – Rick And Morty Portal Gun Replica

October 2nd, 2017

Rick and Morty season 3 is now over, but the merchandise continues to come out. Such is the case with this life sized replica portal gun from the series, made by Funko. It’s up for pre-order, and will be made available this coming December.

www.amazon.com/Funko-Rick-Morty-Toy-Portal/dp/B071GVGFQF

Red Dead Redemption 2 – Trailer #2

October 1st, 2017

Another example of a sequel actually being a prequel to the first installment, RDR 2 has you playing as Arthur Morgan as he works with the Van der Linde gang as they outlaw around the Old West.

Comes out Spring 2018.

Spike’s Tactical – Snowflake Lower

September 30th, 2017

Spike’s Tactical Snowflake Lower makes fun of today’s ultra-PC attitudes, both in its name and the imagery on the lower. Of particular note is the selector switch marks, ‘Safe Space’, ‘Triggered’, and ‘Full Libturd’. Now, the lower is currently selling for $115 ($140 color filled), which is pretty pricey in a market where a perfectly functional lower can be had for regularly under $50, so its up to the buyer whether the unique marking is worth the premium price.

www.spikestactical.com/collections/stripped-lowers/products/snowflake-lower?variant=93291479063

Ultimate Future RoboCop 7-Inch Scale Action Figure

September 29th, 2017

Did you know there was a RoboCop animated series? Yeah, pretty crazy, right? Well, this figure isn’t from that. Rather, it’s based on the Ultimate Future RoboCop from the Frank Miller comic RoboCop vs. The Terminator. The figure is 7 inches, features over 25 points of articulation, and comes with his standard Auto 9 pistol as an accessory; y’know, along with all the missiles and the minigun.

Available for pre-order on the Entertainment Earth website:

www.entertainmentearth.com/prodinfo.asp?number=NC42077

SmarterEveryDay – Slow Motion See Through Suppressors

September 28th, 2017

YouTube channel SmarterEveryDay featured this video detailing see through suppressors in slow motion. Specifically, the channel head Destin Sandlin partnered with Soteria Suppressors to produce the footage, where multiple suppressor designs created by Soteria were wrapped in transparent acrylic, and the footage of them being shot through was recorded at 110,000 frames per second.

It’s interesting to see the various designs, and their pass and fail rate.

You can check out more of SmarterEveryDay’s videos at their official channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UC6107grRI4m0o2-emgoDnAA

soteriasilence.com

Blade Runner 2022: Black Out

September 27th, 2017

Shinichiro Watanabe, director of Cowboy Bebop and Samurai Champloo, directed this short animation that takes place in the Blade Runner universe, some 20 years before the events of the upcoming Blade Runner 2049. In it, a devastating EMP strike is blamed on replicants, leading to a human supremacy movement, and replicants being made illegal.

Check it out, it’s worth a watch.

Edit: It’s getting taken down all over the place. You can watch the official release on Crunchyroll.

www.crunchyroll.com/blade-runner-black-out-2022/blade-runner-black-out-2022-blade-runner-black-out-2022-748417