I am back! My break was moderately relaxing. After destroying my car on a mountain pass last year, I decided to book a plane ticket and fly instead. It would just be my luck that on Christmas Eve a courier driver speeding round a corner rear-ended me Sigh, on the bright [Read More…]
Category: Other Gear & Gadgets
To all my readers: Have a very Merry Christmas. I am taking a short holiday and blogging will resume on the 5 January.
Richard at Guns, Holsters & Gear is organizing a get together for gun bloggers. He will also be giving away some tickets to the SHOT Show State of the Industry Dinner.
The Universal Camouflage Pattern will be replaced with three different camo patterns. [ Many thanks to Lance for emailing me the link. ]
“Lego Black Ops” is a parody of the recently released computer game Call of Duty: Black Ops. It is all just Lego figurines but there is blood, violence and explosions so it may be NSFW The guns used in the video were purchased from BrickArms.
Military Times has a very interesting article about the use of multi-gun competition-style training being used at the USMC base at Quantico. Experts from Weapons Training Battalion at Marine Corps Base Quantico believe a new trend in shooting competition, termed [Read More…]
This really made me laugh … [ Many thanks to Sven (Defense and Freedom) for emailing me the the info. ]
Rob at the Personal Armament Podcast has written two blog posts listing gift suggestions for shooters. The first is Gift Guide for Shooters (22 gifts under $50) and Gift Guide for Yuppie Shooters.
Weapons Blog has a list of guns competitions running this month.
Eagle-eyed reader Sean spotted a recent photo showing Marines with the Maritime Interception Operations (MIO) assault force using blue/training Brügger & Thomet MP9 submachine guns. The caption of the photo is … Marines with the 26th Marine Expeditionary [Read More…]
Brian emailed me a photo he took in September of a gun shop in Crescent, Oregon Not seen in the photo is a sign for live bait. Brain says that the store is run by “a really nice old couple”. UPDATE: The stores website is here. [ Many thanks to Brian for [Read More…]
To all my readers: I wish you a happy thanksgiving! Feel free to post links to photos of your turkeys, turkey guns and any gun related gear you buy on Friday
DuraCoat will be launching their new Shake n’ Spray product at SHOT Show next year. The kit allows you to apply the paint without an airbrush, saving you money. I think this is a pretty neat concept.
Congrats to Stephen Hunter on his seventh book in the Bob Lee Swagger series, Dead Zero , that is due to be released on December 28 1. Stephen has created a video promoting the book … Only a real man does not edit out missed targets I was videoed last weekend when [Read More…]
Gander Mountain’s Black Friday Sale ’10 catalog is now online. If you know of any other gun-related Black Friday sale catalogs, please post them in the comments. [ Many thanks to jdun1911 for emailing me the link. ]