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Does Anyone Else Remember This Gem?

November 30th, 2015

CCW to the max, amirite?

Massdrop – Tactical Christmas Stockings

November 29th, 2015

Massdrop Tactical Stockings

Massdrop is currently having a deal on “Tactical” Christmas Stockings. The stocking itself isn’t new (I have a story on one from last year, and they’ve been around for even longer than that), but the 25%-off MSRP might be an attractive buy to some interested parties. They’re available in Black, Gray, or Tati-Claus Red.

Oh, and you’ll need a Massdrop account to see the page and actually make a purchase, so here’s a screenshot which should serve as a sufficient preview:



NERF Rival Zeus MXV-1200 – 108 Round Mod

November 28th, 2015

Grimfrost – Drinking Horns

November 27th, 2015


Sweden’s Grimfrost offers another great Christmas gift idea. They’ve got drinking horns in a variety of sizes and styles, including stands and belt hangers, all perfect for your next viking fest.


This article was originally published on Soldier Systems Daily.

Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone!

November 26th, 2015

Did you have a good Turkey day? Tell us about it in the comment section. Oh, and enjoy this completely unrelated clip from the greatest gangster movie never made:

Captain America: Civil War Trailer #1

November 25th, 2015

Spider-Man’s going to be in this one.

Sea Wars Trailer

November 24th, 2015

WE Airsoft – Double Barrel WE 1911

November 23rd, 2015

double 1911

Have you taken a look at Arsenal’s Double Barrel 1911 and thought to yourself “Gee, I would sure love an airsoft version of that!” Well, the folks at WE Airsoft have you covered, as they’ve recently unveiled their upcoming Double Barrel WE 1911 airsoft pistol. It’s been engineered with a unique double-hammer assembly and double-trigger assembly, and is currently undergoing intense testing.

There’s also a video, but unfortunately I’ve never had any luck with embedding Facebook videos, so you’ll have to follow the link instead: www.facebook.com/weairsoft/videos/vb.302822296408552/1112394138784693/?type=3&theater

Stay tuned for more info as it becomes available.


SINGULARITY – A Short Sci-Fi Film By The Bicycle Monarchy

November 22nd, 2015

Sparky Fire Starter On Kickstarter

November 21st, 2015

Sparky is a project on Kickstarter for a battery-powered fire starter. Sparky is powered by two AAA batteries, and has a solid copper conductor tip which will ignite steel wool upon contact.


Mission Spec EOC Now Available In New MultiCam Patterns

November 20th, 2015


Mission Spec’s Essentials Only Carrier is now available in MultiCam Tropic, Black, and Arid patterns. These options are also available for the Shoulder Savers mkII and the Gibborim Gun Belt. As these MultiCam patterns are only available in 500D Cordura nylon, the listed products are not available in the Mission Spec standard 1000D fabric.

EOC – missionspec.com/products/essentials-only-carrier-eoc
Shoulder Savers – missionspec.com/products/shoulder-savers
Gibborim Gun belt – missionspec.com/products/gibborim-gun-belt

NERF Blaster: Air Restriction Mechanism

November 19th, 2015

Usually, I’m pretty content with just showing off cool new NERF blasters without knowing the details of their operating mechanism, but this educational video from YouTube Channel engineerguy shows how a particular pistol-style NERF blaster functions. It’s actually pretty cool to see how this particular model works.

Latest Chapter In The HALO Saga “Halo: The Fall of Reach” To Release December 1st

November 18th, 2015


November 18th 2015, London, UK – Content Media is set to release the highly anticipated Halo: The Fall of Reach on VOD across The UK, Europe, Scandinavia, Australia, Asia, Africa, and South America, on December 1st 2015.

After releasing the live action features Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn and Halo: Nightfall, Content Media is ready for the next chapter of the epic Halo saga: On December 1st, the animated feature Halo: The Fall of Reach will reveal the beginning of the well-known science fiction universe on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD.

Based on the Halo novel of writer Eric Nylund, the 65-minute feature tells the dramatic tale of the origin and intrigue behind the SPARTAN program that propelled characters like the Master Chief and Dr. Catherine Halsey into the pantheon of Halo lore. The story reveals the events that brought Master Chief and Blue Team together, including their Spartan training and their daring mission to strike back at the Covenant during the first days of the deadly alien invasion.

The animation is produced and directed by SEQUENCE, the award-winning Vancouver-based animation studio responsible for the “Terminals” featured in Halo 4 and Halo 2: Anniversary, and this marks their most ambitious and high-fidelity Halo animation yet.

With more than 65 million sold copies Halo is an award-winning collection of properties that have transcended video games and grown into a global entertainment phenomenon. Halo: The Fall of Reach will available to rent or buy on December 1st 2015.

Luke Skywalker Kill Count Supercut

November 17th, 2015

I’ve shown a few kill count supercut videos featuring action stars such as Van Damme and Schwarzenegger, but they have nothing on Luke Skywalker, the Jedi with a kill count of over 369,000, and yes, that does include the Death Star. Anyone want to take a guess on how many more victims he’ll rack up in Episode VII?

if Industries – “First Shot” DL4.4oz Blaster Flask

November 16th, 2015


Insignificant Fish Industries has created a 4.4 oz flask called the “First Shot” based on Han Solo’s DL-44 heavy blaster pistol. The silver muzzle is the flask’s cap and unscrews to be a 1.5oz shot glass. As of now, it is an unlicensed product, so it’s technically unavailable, but here’s to hoping it gets the go ahead for actual production sometime down the line.


Anatomically Correct Chocolate Skulls

November 15th, 2015

A line of edible skulls

BlackChocolateCo on Etsy is selling anatomically accurate, life-size Belgian chocolate skulls. The skulls are hand cast from a mold taken from a genuine human skull, and are dusted in fine cocoa powder in a sterile environment and will be edible for up to 6 months. The skulls are available in the following flavors:

– Dark chocolate
– Chilli chocolate
– Milk Chocolate


Scarface’s ‘Little Friend’ Up For Auction

November 14th, 2015

Little Friend

The prop M203 used in the movie Scarface by Tony Montana is now available for auction. The launcher is a custom job, individually hand crafted by the studio prop department with an extra-large trigger guard and wider ribbing on the barrel than an actual M203. After Scarface, the prop M203 was used in several other productions, with Predator being a notable example.

The launcher is connected to a non-firing replica Colt AR15, identical to the live firing gun used in most of the gunfire sequences. Originally, an M16A1 was used, however Scarface cinematographer John Alonzo determined “that the AR15’s firing sequence could be timed to synchronize with the Arriflex cameras, which would result in elongating the duration of muzzle flashes seen on film.” Cool stuff.

The prop launcher/rifle combo is currently at $13,000, with a starting bid of $10,000, and an estimated ending bid of $20,000 – $30,000. A bit too rich for my blood, but an iconic bit of cinema history regardless.


Who Wants A Realtree Mello-Yello?

November 13th, 2015


Literally the only soda you can’t see while innawoods; well, maybe that Kryptek Mountain Dew would work as well…

Take The Voight-Kampff Test

November 12th, 2015


Ever wondered if you or someone else you know were a replicant? Well, the British Film Institute, in honor of re-screenings of Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner The Final Cut have produced their own version of the Voight-Kampff test used by the Blade Runners in the film to identify potential replicants.

do I dream of electric sheep

In case you were wondering, there’s an almost 40% chance I’m a replicant.


The Last Man

November 11th, 2015

Direct Action USA – Veterans Day Sale

November 10th, 2015


Running from today through Midnight (EST) on Thursday the 12th, get 20% off your order at us.DirectActionGear.com.

MOA Targets – Mini Wolfman Silhouette AR400 Steel Target

November 10th, 2015


MOA Targets is offering a run of mini Deathcl… er, Wolfman silhouette targets (product code STRIPE). The targets are made of .25″ thick AR400 steel, which makes them perfect for rimfire and service pistol calibers. Customers can also upgrade to .375″ AR500 steel, for use with all pistol calibers and non-magnum rifle rounds.


Z.A.P.S. Gear – Survival Grenade

November 9th, 2015

ZAPS Grenade

The Z.A.P.S. Gear Survival Grenade was developed by a former Marine Scout Sniper, and contains 28 individual components designed for use in a survival scenario. The components include:

– 45′ of 550 cord
– Compass
– Duct tape
– Ferrocerium firestarter
– 3 fish hooks
– 3 weatherproof matches w/striker
– 6 water purification tablets
– And more…

You can check out a breakdown video of the Survival Grenade below:


Tactical Trio – Titanium Carabiner Multitools On Kickstarter

November 8th, 2015

Tactical Trio

Tactical Trio is a Kickstarter project currently up for funding for three separate titanium carabiner multitools. The three models of multitool – Alpha, Bravo, and Tango – have 24+ tools between the three of them, including standard tools such as:

– Bottle opener
– Scraper
– Hex wrenches
– Nail puller
– Screwdrivers


Airsplat – Veterans Day Sale

November 7th, 2015