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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

July 24th, 2017

Last time I was at Disney World, they were doing the preliminary construction for this new attraction, which has been revealed to be ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’. While I only saw the work going on at Hollywood Studios, they’re also opening a version of this attraction at Disneyland.

Look forward to seeing it sometime in 2019.

Justice League SDCC Trailer

July 22nd, 2017

A lot of great movie trailers have come out for this year’s SCCC, and the Justice League trailer is no exception. Aside from giving a somewhat clearer look at main villain Steppenwolf, we also get an action-packed look at the entire league.

Trailers are meant to hype up the film, but it’s still looking loads better than BvS.

Federal Offers Fusion MSR 6.5 Grendel Load

July 21st, 2017

ANOKA, Minnesota – July 21, 2017 – Federal Ammunition is pleased to announce a new 120-grain 6.5 Grendel load designed for deer hunters in its Fusion MSR lineup. Shipments of this new product are currently being delivered to dealers.

Modern sporting rifles are the most adaptable class of firearms in history, handling everything from tactical applications to deer hunting. Fusion MSR loads provide that same degree of customization in ammunition.

The cartridges are specifically designed for hunting, performing to their ballistic peak through 16-inch barrels for AR15 platforms. The molecularly fused bullet transfers tremendous energy on impact for deadly knockdown power.

Features & Benefits
• New 120-grain 6.5 Grendel
• Primer, propellant, bullet and case are optimized for hunting in MSR actions
• Flawless feeding and function
• Skived bullet tip for long-range expansion
• Molecularly-fused jacket around a pressure-formed core produces excellent accuracy

Part No. / Description / MSRP
F65GDLMSR1 / 6.5 Grendel 120-grain Fusion / $29.95

Federal Premium is a brand of Vista Outdoor Inc., an outdoor sports and recreation company. For more information on Federal Premium, go to www.federalpremium.com.

Call Of Duty: WWII – Nazi Zombies Trailer

July 20th, 2017

So the new Nazi Wehrmacht Zombies is looking pretty intense. Probably has a lot to do with the fact that Sledgehammer Games is headed and staffed by former Viseral Games staff, the team that made the Dead Space series.

Starship Troopers: Traitor Of Mars – Trailer

July 19th, 2017

So, there’s a new Starship Troopers CGI movie coming out. Casper Van Dien is reprising the role of Johnny Rico, and the powered armor the Mobile Infantry is wearing looks a lot more faithful to the original book than the armor from the original movie.

This movie will be played at select theaters for a one night event August 21st, with digital release a day later, and physical release on September 19th.

Wooden H&K MP7 Replica

July 18th, 2017

Jenni Edwards, a UK-based artist, creates highly detailed laser cut and laminated scale models of modern firearms. Her works include 2 models of the SCAR which are currently in the FNH Belgian HQ, as well as MP7 models which were produced for the UK’s Royal Armouries. The latter model is what’s currently available for sale via Edwards’ Etsy shop, ‘Splintersell’. The model is made of maple and birch, and features fully moving parts, including:

  • Removable magazine
  • Retractable buttstock
  • Retractable charging handle
  • Trigger which releases the hammer

    The model also features a functioning green dot sight, a removable suppressor, and weapon accurate markings.


    Thanks to ‘Allen’ for the tip!

  • The 2017 Crosman All-American Field Target Championship Registration Closes Tuesday July 18, 2017

    July 17th, 2017

    (July 18, 2017) Registration for the 2017 Crosman All-American Field Target Championship, which will be held July 21-23, 2017 in Rochester, NY closes on July 18, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST. Airgun competitors can register online through today for the three-day competition which features multiple shooting matches including the main two-day rifle event.

    “We are extremely excited to host the the All-American Field Target Championship this weekend.” says Communications Manager, Jason Reid. “Having a full weekend dedicated to competition among some of the most passionate air gun shooters in the world not only promotes great camaraderie but showcases the highest level of skill in the airgun community.”

    The Crosman All-American Field Target Championship will be held once again at the Rochester Brooks Gun Club. There are five divisions and classes for competitors, Open, Hunter, WFTF, Freestyle and Pistol. In addition to the main rifle event, this year will also feature a pistol match, the Quigley Bucket Match and the Pyramyd Air Gunslinger match.

    “The Crosman All-American Field Target Championship is one of the must-attend events for Field Target airgunners of all experience levels,” says Shooting Sports Manager, Mark DeBoard. “We have nearly 80 shooters signed up to participate this weekend and everyone here at Crosman is looking forward to a great match.”

    Those wishing to register can do so online today by visiting www.crosman.com/connect/crosman-field-target-championship/. The list of registered participants is also available at www.crosman.com/connect/2017-crosman-all-american-field-target-championships/. Every registered participant is invited to the Friday night reception and receives a gear bag and food vouchers.

    Steel Target Paint Announces Sponsorship

    July 16th, 2017

    Parma, ID – – Steel Target Paint, maker of the world’s highest quality paint formulated for steel targets is proud to announce they will be sponsoring the Northwest Championship Rimfire Challenge. The fifth-annual July 28- 29th event will bring both professional and novice shooters together for two days of challenging, yet fun shooting matches.

    Steven Foster, Team Captain of Team Steel Target Paint said, “The 2017 NSSF Rimfire Challenge Northwest Championship is being brought to us by the world’s premiere rimfire company. With a prize table approaching an unprecedented $100k, the best rimfire shooters in the world will be attendance to compete for coveted podium finishes. It is an honor to represent the company who has engineered the best paint in the world for Steel Targets, Steel Target Paint. The rimfire community is a close knit family. I look forward to meeting up with some close friends and family, having fun and delivering a solid shooting performance with my Tactical Solutions outfitted rimfire guns!”

    Sold out in a record setting four days, the event was open to all ages and all skills levels and is designed to be a fun and safe shooting match for the entire family. Incorporating both .22 caliber pistols and rifles, courses of fire are created with safety as the top priority but feature fun scenarios that meet shooters skill level. Considered to be one of the premier rimfire Championships in the nation, shooters from all skill levels will be participating, from professional shooters to first-time attendees.

    The event is presented by title sponsor, Tactical Solutions, the leading manufacturer of innovative rimfire firearms, conversions and accessories. The match has 12 Stages and 126 shooters arriving from 18 States and Canada. Thanks to the overwhelming success and generous sponsors the prize table has grown incredibly fast and is presented in a luck of the draw format. This is a family friendly match that encourages shooters of all ages and skill levels come out and have a great time.

    Steel Target Paint expressed their enthusiasm on sponsoring the NWRC. Vice President of Operation, Larry Joe Steeley, Jr. tells us, “We are very excited to participate in the 2017 NWRC Match! We are proud to be the official paint of the NSSF North West Regional Championship. Chet Alvord, Mike Wirth and all of the Tactical Solutions team are awesome partners to Team Steel Target Paint and great ambassadors of our products.”

    For more information on Steel Target Paint:

    (888) 488-1114

    For more information on the 5th Annual NSSF Northwest Championship Rimfire Challenge:

    Bushnell Offers New Purpose-Built AR Optics

    July 15th, 2017

    OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – July 14, 2017 – Bushnell, an industry leader in high-performance optical solutions for more than 65 years, has extended its popular AR Optics line with four additional sights that are each optimized for the modern sporting rifle.

    Bushnell’s line of AR Optics is already the category leader for MSRs. New this year, the AR Optics line has grown with the release of two new purpose-built, caliber-specific riflescopes, the cutting-edge Accelerate 3x prism sight and the ambidextrous Transition 3x Magnifier.

    “We looked at the most popular trends in AR rifles today and then set out to craft optical solutions that meet the demands placed on those guns by serious shooters,” said AR Optics line manager Bryan Parrish. “These optics are built to perform at any level, yet won’t break the bank.”

    The 6.5 Creedmoor has quickly become a favorite of long-distance shooters and hunters alike. Bushnell’s new AR Optics 4.5-18x 40mm scope with Drop Zone 6.5 Creedmoor reticle is designed to maximize the round’s performance by providing holdover points for shots out to 600 yards. Tactical-style target turrets allow lightning-fast adjustments, and the side parallax focus allows clear target images at any range. The fully multi-coated optics give a bright, crisp sight picture and are housed in a durable 1-inch aircraft-grade aluminum tube.

    Bushnell has also added an optic for shooters favoring MSRs chambered in the popular .300 Blackout. The new Bushnell AR Optics 1-4x24mm illuminated scope is equipped with a specially-designed DropZone .300 Blackout Illuminated reticle. The reticle features holdover points calibrated to both subsonic and supersonic .300 Blackout ballistics. The scope’s first focal plane design performs like a high-performance red dot at low power. When turned up to 4x magnification, it offers holdover points out to 300 yards. Magnification changes are nearly instantaneous with Bushnell’s exclusive ThrowDown PCL (power charge lever).

    Gas guns like MSRs are well-suited for compact optics. Yet red dots don’t offer the magnification sometimes needed to reach downrange. The gray area between these two options isn’t so gray with the new Bushnell AR Optics Accelerate 4X Prism Scope. It has the compact stature of a red dot with the 4x magnification of a riflescope. The new, illuminated BTR-3 reticle in the Accelerate offers five brightness settings in both red and green. The center circle and red dot work together for quick acquisition, with drop points for long range shots. The mil-based design works with any caliber firearm.

    Rounding out the new additions is the AR Optics Transition 3X Magnifier. Simply mount it behind a red dot optic with the ambidextrous flip mount. Engage the 3X magnifier when you need it, and flip it out of the way when you don’t. The Transition 3x Magnifier pairs perfectly with Bushnell’s AR Optics TRS-25, but works with any red dot. It’s built with fully multi-coated optics that provide optimal light transmission and is waterproof, fog proof and shock proof.

    “With rugged durability, high-quality optics and coatings, and a price any AR rifle owner can afford, these new sights embody the AR Optics line,” Parrish said. “And they further expand the AR Optics supremacy within this key category of the firearms market.”

    Bushnell, a Vista Outdoor brand, is one of the most recognizable and trusted names in precision hunting, tactical and recreational optics and accessories. For more information, visit www.bushnell.com/aroptics.

    RevArm-2 Rubber Band Machine Gun

    July 14th, 2017

    YouTuber parabellum1262 developed a rubber band machine gun with a unique pan firing mechanism, reminiscent of a Lewis gun or a DP-28. There’s no step-by-step build process for this one, however a look of the internals is provided.

    SEAL TEAM – First Look

    July 13th, 2017

    This Fall on CBS, enjoy… whatever this is supposed to be.

    World’s Largest Super Soaker

    July 12th, 2017

    YouTuber Mark Rober wasn’t satisfied with standard Super Soakers, so he developed a giant-sized Super Soaker which is capable of shooting at 2,400 psi and 243 mph. The video description also features the CAD files and build list, should you feel the need to build one of these monstrosities for yourself.

    Touch Of Modern/UncommonCarry – Bowman

    July 11th, 2017

    The Bowman is a miniature crossbow currently up for sale on Touch of Modern. Available in Silver, Gold, or Black, the Bowman is capable of firing toothpicks (and other projectiles) up to 45 feet.


    You can also get one direct from the manufacturer at www.uncommoncarry.com.

    Nikon Adds Illuminated MOA Reticle Option to BLACK X1000 6-24×50

    July 10th, 2017

    Melville, NY (July 11, 2017) – Nikon introduces another member to the recently introduced BLACK riflescope series, a new category of dedicated optics with models engineered for both precision long-range rifle and action-shooting AR enthusiasts.

    For the precision rifle shooter, Nikon’s BLACK X1000 is now offered in a 6-24x50SF Matte Illuminated X-MOA tactical-style reticle synchronized to elevated windage and elevation turrets. Accurate and repeatable, the adjustments enable precise dialing of elevation come ups and wind compensation, while the new reticle design presents the shooter with a visually clean, yet highly functional and advanced tool for estimating range or maintaining holdovers.

    The BLACK X1000 features a Side Focus Parallax Adjustment, which allows adjustment without changing shooting position and Illuminated control with 10 intensity levels with incremental “OFF” between settings, allowing you to be at your favorite illumination setting with “OFF” rotating in either direction.

    BLACK series riflescopes all feature a 30mm main body tube built with aircraft-grade aluminum alloy and Type 3 hard anodizing, providing exceptional ruggedness and optimum strength-to-weight ratios. Each riflescope has an optical system built from Nikon’s lead- and arsenic-free glass, which is optimized with the company’s full multilayer coating on all air-to-glass lens surfaces. Spring-loaded instant zero-reset turrets provide precise, repeatable corrections. Like all Nikon riflescopes, the new BLACK series is backed by the company’s No Fault policy for repair or replacement.

    Nikon’s new BLACK X1000 6-24x50SF IL X-MOA will be available Summer 2017.

    BLACK X1000 6-24x50SF Matte IL X-MOA – $649.95


    Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus – Liesel Video

    July 9th, 2017

    I still can’t get over how great the marketing is for this game.


    July 8th, 2017

    July 7th, 2017, London, UK – Content Media is set to release the highly anticipated animated feature film Halo Legends worldwide on VOD platforms on Monday July 31st 2017.

    Based on the globally renowned best-selling Halo franchise, Halo Legends tells seven amazing stories in the sweeping Halo saga, following Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, Halo: Nightfall and Halo: The Fall of Reach.

    Starring Atsuko Tanaka (“Ghost in the Shell”), Josh Grelle (“Mass Effect: Paragon Lost”) and Greg Ayres (“Dragon Ball Z Kai”), Halo Legends delves deep into the rich Halo universe surrounding the Master Chief’s mysterious origins, the Spartan’s advanced combat capabilities and the tense rivalry between Spartans and Orbital Drop Shock Troopers (ODSTs).

    Created in collaboration with some of the world’s leading animators from Japan, Halo Legends draws you into the center of humankind’s ongoing battles with the Covenant, dynamically depicted in cutting-edge animation styles that deliver breathtaking visuals and gripping adventure.

    On Monday July 31st Halo fans across the globe can go beyond the game and join the roll call of Halo Legends when it arrives on VOD platforms courtesy of Content Media.

    Anovos – Star Wars: The Force Awakens Rey Salvaged X-wing Helmet Accessory

    July 7th, 2017

    Anovos, creators of high-quality, fully-licensed movie and television props, will soon be releasing a wearable version of Rey’s X-Wing helmet from ‘The Force Awakens’. The helmet is built from a digital scan of the original prop and made of ABS plastic, with a fully-lined interior and weather exterior.


    You Never Know Where BFG Will Show Up

    July 6th, 2017

    Blue Force Gear made 25 of these custom pouches for “Star Trek Beyond”.

    This post was originally featured on SSD.

    TANDEMKROSS Announces New Upgrades For Ruger® MKIV And MKIV 22/45

    July 5th, 2017

    WEARE, N.H. – TANDEMKROSS, an innovative manufacturer of after-market firearms accessories, has introduced new competition upgrades for the popular MKIV and MKIV 22/45 pistols.

    The Mark PRO” Magazine Bumpers for Ruger® MKIV 22/45 are the latest in TANDEMKROSS’ line of extended magazine base pads. These Zytel-based bumpers offer a larger, textured base pad that makes it easy to quickly bump magazines into place for consistent, positive magazine changes.

    TANDEMKROSS has also launched the “Titan” Extended Magazine Release, available for both the MKIV and MKIV 22/45 and modeled after the company’s popular magazine release for SW22® Victory™ and Browning Buck Mark.

    The “Titan” offers a taller and wider magazine release button, with two button styles included for the ultimate customization. Both buttons offer a larger, textured surface to make magazine changes easier, especially in the heat of competition and for shooters with smaller hands.

    All three of the new products are ideal upgrades for competition shooters and weekend plinkers alike, making magazines changes faster and easier for all shooters.

    Click here to learn more about the new “Mark PRO” Magazine Bumper for MKIV 22/45.
    Click here to learn more about the new “Titan” Extended Magazine Releases.

    Happy 4th Of July

    July 4th, 2017

    Enjoy your Independence Day and all the beach trips, backyard barbecues, and fireworks that come with it, but don’t forget what the day celebrates: the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Second Continental Congress; 241 years ago today. Of course the 4th also represents the denouncement of a lack of freedom and the practice of tyrannical oppression. In a remarkable coincidence, this day also marks the deaths of both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson in the year 1826. A little history lesson for you all.

    Giaco Whatever – 4000 PSI BB Gun VS Coca Cola Experiment

    July 3rd, 2017

    YouTube channel Giaco Whatever took a homemade, multi-barrel BB gun featured in a previous video, and upped the PSI from 130 to 4000, in addition to loading the gun with metal BBs. The end result is something that is understandably quite destructive.

    Don’t try this at home, seriously.

    You can check out more of Giaco Whatever’s videos here.

    A Girl & A Gun – 90 Days to a Bad-Ass Life

    July 2nd, 2017

    AUSTIN TX — A Girl & A Gun (AG & AG) is announcing a revolutionary program for women shooters that will change their lives. The Tactical Foo-Foo MasterMind Program complements the AG & AG Shooting Journal with recurring webinars and activities to help women achieve their personal and shooting goals. Performance Coach Kelley Moore will give participants the tactics to mastering disruptions, hecklers, and hijackers in their lives.

    “We often see a woman’s empowerment on the shooting range affect so many areas of her life,” says Julianna Crowder, Founder of AG & AG. “Now women can not only use our Shooting Journal for logging live-fire and dry-fire drills, but Kelley will take them to a new level in goal setting, overcoming obstacles, and living the lives they want.”

    One 2-hour interactive webinar every 10 days will keep participants motivated with professional support, and peers in the program will give feedback, help brainstorm new possibilities, and set up accountability structures that keep participants focused and on track. Each MasterMind group lasts three months, with participants having the option to renew and continue into the next group. The first webinar will take place on July 11, 2017, at 7pm Central Time.

    For more information on the MasterMind Program: AGirlandAGun.org/mastermind

    About Kelley Moore

    The University of Illinois calls Kelley Moore a “powerful relationship strategist;” she calls herself a “Marine in Mom’s clothes.” A United States Marine Corps veteran, Kelly is a professional Courage and Performance Coach. Jack Canfield (one of the creators of Chicken Soup for the Soul) deemed her “America’s Courage Coach.” She provides people with the intel needed to recognize, understand, and appreciate human behaviors, communication styles, and emotions. Her specialty is supporting emerging leaders as they acquire the knowledge, skills, and wisdom that enables them to be more productive, self-directed, and passionate in their personal and professional lives.

    About A Girl & A Gun

    A Girl & A Gun (AG & AG) is a membership organization whose events have been successful stepping stones for thousands of women into the shooting community and fostered their love of shooting with caring and qualified instructors to coach them. AG & AG breaks barriers for women and girls in the area of self-defense and in pistol, rifle, and shotgun shooting sports by welcoming beginners to learn the basics of safe and accurate shooting and providing experienced shooters with advanced-level training. Learn more at AGirlandAGun.org.

    ETS – C.A.M. Pistol Magazine Loader

    July 1st, 2017

    ETS C.A.M. Loader


    For Immediate Release

    June 30, 2017: The ETS Group is proud to announce the release of their new C.A.M Magazine Loader. Our new C.A.M. Loader makes loading magazines easier than ever before. With our patent-pending load system, you can load any 9mm and .40 cal magazines (single stack or double stack) without any damage to the feedlips. Simply run the feed-ramp over a tray of ammo and pick-up 10 rounds at a time. Attach the ammo plunger and push down—it’s as simple as that. Load 10 rounds in less than a second and spend less time loading and more time shooting.


    • Loads 9mm or .40 cal pistol magazines
    • Loader easily picks up rounds directly from the ammo tray
    • Fits most pistol magazines, including single stacks
    • Does NOT force rounds through the feedlips, so it won’t damage the magazine in any way
    • Made from a durable polymer that will hold up to wear and tear
    • Portable and fits easily into your range bag or your pocket
    • Lifetime warranty

    PRICE: $49.99

    ETS’s C.A.M. Magazine Loader is available now at www.etsgroup.us.

    About ETS Group
    Established in 2014, Elite Tactical Systems Group’s (ETS) goal is to provide customers with innovative products by utilizing cutting-edge design, materials, and manufacturing processes to create the best, most rugged, clear polymer magazines. We are proud to offer durable, top-quality, American-made products built to withstand the rigors of combat and heavy-duty use.

    Media Photos: High Res Photos and Logos

    Shell Shock Technologies Launches ShellTech, Announces Plant Opening in Kentucky

    June 30th, 2017

    ShellTech, a new subsidiary of Shell Shock Technologies, will open high-volume ammunition casings plant, creating 50 new jobs, in Eubank, Kentucky, manufacturing Shell Shock’s NAS3 cases.

    Westport, Conn. (June 2017) – Shell Shock Technologies, LLC., an early stage technology and manufacturing company focused on developing innovative case technologies for the ammunition industry, is pleased to announce the launch of its newly formed high-volume manufacturing subsidiary, ShellTech. The new manufacturing plant will open in Pulaski County in Eubank, Kentucky, focusing on the manufacture of Shell Shock Technologies’ NAS3 cases. With an investment of approximately $3.2 million, ShellTech aims to create 50 new full-time jobs within Pulaski County.

    ShellTech will assemble NAS3 cases under a long-term contract from its parent company. The 14,000-square foot facility was previously used for the contract-manufacturing and loading of all SIG SAUER ammunition. ShellTech will begin by assembling Shell Shock Technologies’ popular 9mm cases, but will soon add 5.56 mm, .308, .45 ACP, 380 and .40 S&W cases, along with an assortment of other popular pistol and rifle calibers.

    “We are proud to announce the creation of our subsidiary ShellTech; this new high-volume manufacturing operation will significantly accelerate the rollout of Shell Shock’s NAS3 case technology. We are especially happy to be opening this plant in Pulaski County and can’t thank the county, the Commonwealth of Kentucky or the various regional and local development agencies enough for helping to make this plant a reality,” commented Craig Knight, president and CEO of Shell Shock Technologies and ShellTech.

    The Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority (KEDFA) has preliminarily approved ShellTech for tax incentives of up to $800,000 through the Kentucky Business Investment program, which is intended to spur investment and job growth within the community. In addition, ShellTech can receive resources, such as no-cost recruitment and job placement services, reduced-cost customized training and job training incentives, through the Kentucky Skills Network.

    About Shell Shock’s NAS3 Cases:

    Shell Shock’s NAS3 9mm cases are 50 percent lighter than brass cases, offer greater lubricity and will not abrade, clog, foul, wear-out or damage breach and ejector mechanisms. The cases offer greater corrosion resistance, tensile strength (2x stronger) and elasticity than brass. NAS3 cases will not split, chip, crack or grow (stretch) and are fully reloadable (using S3 Reload dies) and can be reloaded many more times than brass cases. NAS3 cases have been tested successfully by customers to pressures over 70k psi. NAS3 cases can be picked up with a magnet. The head can be colored for branding purposes and easy load identification.

    NAS3 is “Best in Class” for maintaining consistent velocity between rounds. In an independent test performed by H.P. White Laboratory (a major munitions testing facility), rounds fired using NAS3 cases achieved a velocity standard deviation of 0.093 FPS (124-grain FMJ bullet, 4.2 grains Titegroup powder, 10 rounds, extreme variation 3fps).

    To learn more about Shell Shock’s revolutionary technology, visit www.shellshocktech.com.

    About Shell Shock Technologies, LLC:

    Founded in Westport, Connecticut, in 2015, Shell Shock Technologies, LLC is an early stage technology and manufacturing company focused on developing innovative case technologies for the ammunition industry. Shell Shock is a component manufacturer supplying shell cases to the shooting sports market, as well as to U.S. and foreign ammunition manufacturers, law enforcement, military and other government agencies. Shell Shock does not load ammunition. www.shellshocktech.com

    About ShellTech:

    ShellTech is a high-volume manufacturing subsidiary of Shell Shock Technologies located in a 14,000-square foot facility on 11 acres of land in Pulaski County in Eubank, Kentucky. ShellTech assembles Shell Shock Technologies’ popular 9mm cases and plans to add 5.56 mm, .308, .45 ACP, 380 and .40 S&W cases, along with an assortment of other popular pistol and rifle calibers, in the future.

    Oats Studios – Volume 1 – Firebase

    June 29th, 2017

    Check out this latest short film from Neill Blomkamp’s Oats Studios, a bizarre science fiction story which takes place during the Vietnam War.