That has to be one of the most brutal ways to kill a robot bug I’ve ever seen.
NERF is releasing their first select fire blaster, the N-Strike Modulus Regulator. Powered by 4 ‘C’ batteries, the Regulator will feature single-fire, 3-round burst-fire, and full-auto fire modes, along with two tactical rails, and it will feed from standard NERF ‘dart clips’. It won’t be out until Fall of this year, so there’s a bit of time until we’ll see this on store shelves.
Fox released this official prologue for the upcoming ‘Alien: Covenant’, which not only established the rapport of the Covenant team, but also serves as a nice nod to the original Chestburster scene from Alien.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (February 21, 2017) – Colt wants to help beat the winter blues this year with two exciting retail promotions for purchases between February 1st and April 30th of 2017. The first promotion, Expand Your Expanse™, offers buyers of any new model CE2000 a free TruGlo red dot sight and riser, as well as a 30 round Magpul® PMAG® magazine – an over $100 value. The second promotion, Range Ready With Colt, offers buyers of any new Competition Pistol™, Gold Cup® Trophy®, or Delta Elite® a free Colt Range Kit, including a Colt Range Bag, Colt safety glasses, and Colt hearing protection – a value of over $130.
“With these offers we wanted to excite all fans of Colt regardless of whether they prefer modern sporting rifles or premium pistols,” said Paul Spitale, Colt’s SVP for Colt. “These wonderful kits allow enthusiasts a more complete experience. The Expanse™ customer now has a great, well kitted Colt AR-15® at an exceptional price, and those who chose from many of our premium handgun lines can be the envy of the range with these great Colt branded Elvex protective products and well thought out Bulldog range bag.”
Both promotions are available to purchasers from a Colt Stocking Dealer only. The Expand Your Expanse™ promotion applies to the purchase of models CE2000, CE2000HB, CE2000HB-FDE, CE2000HB-TSG, and CE2000HB-ODG only. Expanse™ kit includes a TruGlo TG8030DB red dot sight with riser and Magpul® PMAG® magazine. Expanse™ kit offer is limited to one per household. The Range Ready With Colt promotion applies to the purchase of models O1980CCS, O1982CCS, O1983CCS, O1080CCS, O1082CCS, O1083CCS, O5070X, O5070XE, O5072XE, O2020, O2020XE, O2020RG, and O2020FDE only. Range kit includes a Colt range bag, Colt safety glasses, and Colt hearing protection. Range kit offer is limited to one per household.
For more information, go to www.coltrebates.pmcprograms.com. To find a Colt Stocking Dealer near you, go to www.colt.com/CustomerServices/StockingDealerLocator.
Mechanical engineers at Brigham Young University created a man-portable and lightweight bulletproof shield that was inspired by origami. The shield is flat when stowed, but quickly folds up to an encompasing shield made of 12 layers of Kevlar fabric.
In testing the barrier was capable of stopping loads upwards of .44 Magnum, making it roughly equivalent to Level IIIA body armor in protective capability.
While there’s likely still some development to undergo before this becomes a fully-realized product, it shows great promise, especially if the positive response from the Law Enforcement agents testing the device is anything to go by.
Xbox Ahoy continues his iconic weapon series with the M60 GPMG.
In commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of 2000 AD, 3A Toys and 2000 AD have partnered up to produce a Special Edition 1/6 scale Judge Dredd figurine based on the Apocalypse War storyline. As appropriate for his portrayal in the storyline, the Judge Dredd figurine comes complete with a RAD Cloak with Hood, Daystick, Lawgiver Mk1 w/ removable magazine, and Stub Gun.
The figure stands 12.3″ tall, with 29 points of articulation, and features 2 interchangeable faces and 4 sets of hands. Currently available for pre-order with a projected shipping date 4th Quarter 2017.
After a failed assassination attempt, a soldier finds himself stranded in the desert. Exposed to the elements, he must survive the dangers of the desert and battle the psychological and physical toll of the treacherous conditions.
It’s kinda like 127 hours, but with more shooting, and more dust storms.
This time, the Man At Arms: Reforged crew recreates the Viking Dane Axe from the upcoming game ‘For Honor’.
Yesterday, Morale Patch Armory announced they had received a trademark for the term “Morale Patch” and immediately set about having morale patch collector groups shut down on social media. Obviously, the term existed long before these guys came along. I’m all for respecting IP, but if you didn’t create it, you shouldn’t claim it.
Consequently, some folks have banded together to appeal the trademark issue to the USPTO. Naturally, this will take lawyers, and lawyers take cash. They’ve started a gofundme page and raised over $8000 in the first hour. Consider, throwing a few bucks in, in order to stand up to this outrageous act, designed to curtail innovation and trade.
YouTube channel Miller Knives shows off how they create a Micro Karambit knife.
You can check out more of their builds on their channel.
The first Halo Wars was an Xbox 360-exclusive RTS designed specifically for play on a console; it wasn’t bad. In advertising its sequel, Microsoft has a real winner of a commercial in its hands. The second one, involving who gets the armrest on an airplane, is also pretty funny.
Super Hero movies have become the norm, with Marvel’s meticulous planning of their shared universe films culminating in the eventual release of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. To hype up the film, Marvel released this behind-the-scenes teaser on what’s to come.
Kinda wish Justice League has this level of forethought.
At first, RE Factor Tactical’s ‘Send Nudes’ t-shirt appears to feature an unassuming design of a multitude of modern small arms bunched up on an American Apparel 50/50 PolyCotton blend shirt. However, if you match up the grenades on the corners of the design, well…
The ‘Send Nudes’ tee is currently up for pre-order, and will begin shipping March 15th.
We continue the series of John Wick related posts with this video from 5.11 Tactical showing off some of the training Taran Tactical did with Keanu Reeves to prepare him for his role as the titular character in John Wick Chapter 2.
Throughout the week, Bravo Company USA has been releasing photography inspired by ‘John Wick’, in celebration of the upcoming sequel.
You can see the rest of the photos on their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/BravoCompanyUSA
What if John Wick was the dog?
That’s pretty much this.
If you collect baseball cards, you want to get them all. Show everyone your passion with this fun shirt from Rogue Dynamics.
LAS VEGAS – Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) announced last year the launch of Learn to Shoot Again (LTSA), a new division comprised of certified instructors who provide advanced/individual shooter adaptive training for significantly disabled military veterans and injured active duty military who can no longer shoot conventionally due to their injuries. LTSA was organized by former 7th Special Operations Command SGT Rick Cicero and offers one, two and three-day adaptive pistol, rifle, shotgun and braced firearm instruction.
Catapulting from their initial launch, LTSA is off to a momentous start following SHOT Show. LTSA garnered tremendous support from HAVA’s sustaining sponsors as well as many additional companies and individuals within the firearms industry. From the donations of ammunition and instructor uniforms to eye/ear protection, firearms and range facilities, LTSA is geared up to provide shooting instruction to active duty and veteran servicemen and women across the country on an even greater platform in 2017.
“It is such a tremendous honor to be surrounded by an amazing team of fellow veterans who are dedicated to leadership within our veteran community. One of the unnoticed aspects of SHOT Show was the volume of injured veterans that we were able to meet and educate about some of the resources LTSA is creating for them. This year is starting much better than we could have ever expected and we can only imagine what the future holds. Thank you to my fellow veterans and the shooting industry who have made this possible,” Cicero said.
HAVA is a 501(c)3 organization formed by companies in the shooting and outdoor industry with the purpose of raising awareness and further assisting disabled veterans with their healing process through guided hunts, shooting events and other outdoor sports activities. The sustaining sponsor companies are Smith & Wesson, NSSF, Sig Sauer, Sig Sauer Academy, Academi, Arnold Defense, ATK/Federal, Barrett, Crimson Trace, Diamondback, FMG Publications, Glock, Hornady, Leapers/UTG, Leupold & Stevens, Mossberg, NASGW, Proof Research, Ruger, Surefire, Taurus, XS Sights, and Yamaha Outdoors among numerous contributing companies. Those who would like to learn more about the HAVA organization can do so at www.honoredveterans.org.
Yea, Superbowl, go Patriots, etc. What was really worth the watch was the trailers for upcoming flicks like ‘Logan’, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2’, and the new ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ film staring Javier Bardem as an undead pirate. Among those was a teaser for the second season of ‘Stranger Things’, appropriately called ‘Stranger Things 2’, AKA that series that’s a love letter to Spielberg 80’s movies with a sweet synth soundtrack.
Look forward to Stranger Things 2 coming out this Halloween.
Jack’s back, March 11th.
The BRNLY SlingPop is a durable, if expensive ($125 – $140), slingshot. Made of 6061-T6 aluminum which is deburred, smoothed, and glass bead blasted, the SlingPop is lightweight and compact in size. It also comes with a bottle opener built into the handle. Available in Clear or Black anodized finish. Designed and made in the USA.
At SHOT Show I found out that Hazard 4 recently signed a licensing agreement with Frazetta Jr. Enterprise to produce products based on Frank Frazetta’s legendary art. Their first product is a 3D morale patch depicting the iconic Death Dealer which has long been the symbol of the US Army’s III Corps.
Available now in Black, Coyote and OD Green.