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Happy New Year!

December 31st, 2016

Happy New Year to everybody!

Whoever you are, wherever you are, make the most of 2017!

Bullet vs Prince Rupert’s Drop at 150,000 fps

December 30th, 2016

YouTube Channel ‘Smarter Every Day‘ made up a video testing whether a .22 bullet was capable of shattering a Prince Rupert’s Drop, and recorded it a 150,000 fps using a high-speed camera.

Spoiler: the drop breaks, but it’s more to do with the resulting vibration caused by the bullet hitting the drop rather than the actual impact from the bullet.

Interesting, ain’t it?

Magahara – SAIUN Akitomo Redorca Ninja Knife

December 29th, 2016

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This is a pretty sweet looking knife available from etsy seller Magahara. The blade is made of Shirogami #2 steel and features a parachute cord handle and a leather case. These knives are made-to-order.

www.etsy.com/listing/245355352/saiun-japanese-handmade-custom-knife

Pelican – 70QT Cooler

December 28th, 2016

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Pelican has produced a line of coolers built for heavy duty outdoor use, featuring durable latches, a freezer-grade seal, and the “toughest handles in the business”. Plus, the come complete with a lifetime guarantee. Pelican even put their cooler to the test by pitting it against several grizzly bears, which can be viewed below:

www.pelican.com/us/en/product/outdoor-heavy-duty-coolers/elite-cooler/cooler/70QT

What Was Cut From Rogue One

December 27th, 2016

YouTube channel Looper goes over the various scenes from the recently-released Rogue One that appeared in the trailer, but were missing from the theatrical release due to the reported reshoot.

Alien: Covenant Trailer

December 26th, 2016

This is how you make an Alien film, or at least a really good trailer for an Alien film.

Alien: Covenant drops May 19th, 2017.

Merry Christmas!

December 25th, 2016

I hope you had a wonderful day and got what you wanted for Christmas!

Tactical Santa

December 24th, 2016

Here’s to hoping Tactical Santa brings you all your most requested gat and tactical-related gifts this Christmas.

Klecker Knives – Trigger Knife Kit

December 23rd, 2016

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Klecker Knives has created what the call the ‘Trigger Knife Kit’. This kit allows buyers to piece together what is essentially a safety folding knife, making it a great teaching tool for knife safety.

As a bonus, it comes in a variety of colors, including Black, Blue, Green, Pink, and Zombie Green.

www.kleckerknives.com/trigger-knife-kit-black

John Wick: Chapter 2 – Wick Goes Off

December 22nd, 2016

Another trailer with some new footage, including some more of that trademark, Wick-brand gunplay.

This is gonna be a great flick.

True 42 Performance MTN DEW/LOST CAMO XD Cooler

December 21st, 2016

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Let’s be blunt: there’s definitely some overlap between the demographic that consumes Mountain Dew soda, and the demographic that owns a fair bit of products covered in hunting camouflage. Still, it’s a bit surreal to see the MD logo plastered on Lost Camo XD pattern camouflage, even if that logo is also logically plastered on a cooler. Then again, this is the soda that had a licensing deal with Kryptek a while back.

www.dewoutfitter.com/true-42-performance-camo-cooler

Gentle Giant Studios – Death Trooper Specialist PGM Classic Mini Bust

December 20th, 2016

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If you’re a Gentle Giant Premier Guild member (which amounts to an $80/yr fee), then you can purchase one of these Death Trooper Specialist Classic Mini Busts. Made of hand-painted polyresin, this 1:6 scale bust depicts the Imperial Intelligence elite unit Death Trooper. More than anything else, though, I appreciate that the Death Trooper is wearing what appears to be some kind of chest rig.

www.gentlegiantltd.com/collectibles/star-wars/rogue-one-collection/death-trooper-specialist-pgm-classic-mini-bust

Blade Runner 2049 Announcement Trailer

December 19th, 2016

In this action-packed sequel to the iconic film Blade Runner, the Driver finds himself transported far into the future, where he seeks the help of infamous galactic smuggler Han Solo to defeat the ever encroaching threat of the sentient smog and dust clouds that are poised to soon overtake the world.

DOOM Bloodfall Multiplayer DLC

December 18th, 2016

DOOM is still fantastic, but is anyone even playing the multiplayer?

ThinkGeek – Star Wars Millennium Falcon Multi-Tool Kit

December 17th, 2016

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I like multitools. I like Star Wars. Still, this feels like a line that just didn’t need to be crossed; two things that honestly had no logic to be combined. I’m talking about ThinkGeek’s officially-licensed Millennium Falcon Multi-Tool kit. Shaped like everyone’s favorite smuggler’s ship, this particular multitool comes complete with four hex keys, two screwdrivers, and an adjustable wrench.

If they’ll make the Millennium Falcon into a multitool, when’s ‘Star Wars’ the flamethrower?

www.thinkgeek.com/product/jhil

Marvel Now! Agent Venom ARTFX+ Figurine

December 16th, 2016

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No, Marvel isn’t doing a series of tacticool re-imagining figures of their classic franchise characters. Rather, this is an Agent Venom figurine under the Kotobukiya ARTFX+ line. Long story short, Flash Thompson has the Venom symbiote and he’s using it to fight America’s enemies as a special agent. Anyway, this highly detailed and poseable figurine is currently available for pre-order.

www.kotous.com/retailstore/marvel-now-agent-venom-artfx

A3 Tactical – Double Picatinny Clamp

December 15th, 2016

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This little device is A3 Tactical’s Double Picatinny Clamp. As the name implies, the Double Picatinny Clamp is designed to mount one Picatinny rail to another, providing, as A3 states, “virtually limitless possibilities… only limited by your imagination” in regards to accessories, guns, and gear featuring Picatinny-spec rails, at least. It’s CNC machined from 6061 aluminum, and its design prevents fore/aft movement of the rails, as well as preventing marring of your rails thanks to dowels that are machined slightly taller than the industry-standard Picatinny groove.

Of course, A3’s Double Picatinny Clamp does also give you the option to attach entire firearms to one another, creating combinations such as this:

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Or this (please note that NFA regulations will apply when using this product for this purpose):

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Yo Dawg…

Yo Dawg

www.a3tactical.com

Holiday Gift Ideas – Mission First Tactical – SCPM556 Chocolate Magazine

December 14th, 2016

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This might be more of a stocking stuffer than a full-on present, but if you have a tactically or firearms-inclined loved one, you might want to think about getting them one of Mission First Tactical’s SCPM556 Chocolate Magazines. The Chocolate Magazine is a 1/2″ thick 3D replica of MFT’s standard capacity SCPM556 magazine. It consists of 6.5 oz of premium David Bradley milk chocolate.

Chocolate .223 cartridges sold separately.

www.missionfirsttactical.com/Lifestyle/SCPMCHOC

John Chambers’ CIA Makeup Kit

December 13th, 2016

Adam Savage visits Peter Jackson’s personal prop room and takes a look at a CIA makeup kit created by legendary cinema makeup artist John Chambers.

Anovos – Rogue One Replica Death Trooper Helmet

December 12th, 2016

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Anovos, known for their extremely high-quality licensed costumes and props, is releasing a replica Death Trooper helmet based on the upcoming Rogue One film. The helmet, digitally scanned from the actual movie props, is made of fiberglass, with a fully lined interior.

If you have $615 lying around, you can pre-order the helmet at the link below:

www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=ANV10130&mode=retail

Mattel Tommy Burst

December 11th, 2016

SSD dug up this blast from the past, which featured cap blasting action and actual smoke that came out of the barrel.

They really don’t make ’em like this anymore.

War for the Planet of the Apes Trailer

December 10th, 2016

The Planet of the Apes franchise is one of my favorites, and the first two reboot films have been pretty decent so far, so hopefully this one follows suit.

Ask Jungle Recon – Compilation #1

December 9th, 2016

This is a compilation video of everyone’s favorite hard-partying action figure, Jungle Recon, and his question and answer segment, ‘Ask Jungle Recon’.

Check out more of Action Figure Therapy’s videos via their YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/user/actionfiguretherapy

NERF Rebelle – CornerSight Blaster

December 8th, 2016

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For those who don’t remember, NERF’s Rebelle line is a series of dart blasters and accessories aimed principally at the young girl market. It also happens to have some of the more unique blasters to come out in recent memory, such as the CornerSight blaster. Possibly inspired by the Israeli CornerShot weapon system, the NERF CornerSight features a barrel that can bend left or right, as well as mirrors that allow the shooter to fire around corners. The CornerSight fires 1 dart at a time, and can hold a total capacity of 4 darts, with storage for 2 additional darts.

Currently available wherever NERF Rebelle products are sold.

Council Tool – ApocalAxe

December 7th, 2016

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Council Tool’s ApocalAxe is a USA-made multitool designed for use in camping, hiking, hunting, rescue, and more. It is made of drop-forged high-carbon US-sourced steel, coming in at a solid 2 lbs., and features the following tools:

– Hammer or knuckle grip
– Gut Hook
– Bottle Opener
– Hammer
– Axe blade

counciltool.com/apocalaxe