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The song is a very clever parady of No Doubt’s hit Don’t Speak. I think we all have been that idiot at one time or another in our lives. I was cured of range idiocy at a young age by a zealous range officer. [ Many thanks to Al for emailing me the link. ]
My good friend and fellow blogger Mike Mollenhour has decreased the Kindle price of his second novel, Amazon Avenger, to just $0.99. If you like Tom Clancy-style thrillers with realistic gun play, then I highly recommend this book. On a side note, if you have never [Read More…]
Thank you for your service.
The Atlantic published a photo of fishermen in Bangkok using homemade above-water spear guns. Those stocks look like they were lifted straight off old rifles. [ Many thanks to Mirza for emailing me the link. ]
If, like me, you regularly need to defend your desktop against assaults from nefarious wine glasses and coke bottles, then the Pocket Artillery mini-cannon is for you. These CNC-machined blackpowder cannons have a stainless .177 caliber barrel and colored anodized [Read More…]
Strike Industries make a cool iPhone case that features a quick pull loop (for those quick reloads) and an optional kevlar insert (for fun, not function) It retails for just under $12.
Marine Corp Times reports that the USMC are fielding the DefenseShield MAG-D (Molle Adaptable Grenade Dispenser). The nifty device, which resembles a large magazine, allows easy access to five 40mm grenades. [ Many thanks to Lance for emailing me the link. ]
Act Of Valor is a fictional movie, due to hit theaters next year, about a team of US Navy SEALs on a mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative. Apparently some of the actors are themselves active duty US Navy Seals. The trailer looks pretty good. [ Many thanks to Jac [Read More…]
Retronaut has Life Magazine photos of an Indiana school’s gun safety class (1956). Just look at the expression on the faces of those boys I bet they had been looking forward to this lesson all year. How times have changed. Today, in classrooms around the country, [Read More…]
The XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement (CDTE) System has been renamed the XM25 Individual Semiautomatic Air Burst System. The former name sounded much to technical and could be applied to just about anything from shovels to hand grenades1. I rarely saw it used in [Read More…]
Readers have been emailing me, desperately wanting to know how well the 3d printed magazine functions. If you have a 3D-printer (or even access to a rapid prototyper), an AR-15, I would love for you to write a review on how well the magazine functions. Please get in [Read More…]
A programmer accidentally removed the blogroll and the archives links in the homepage side. I have restored them. Sorry about any inconvenience.
At lunch recently, my friend and fellow blogger Mike Mollenhour showed me a Zebra F-701 pen he purchased at Wal-Mart for $5. He was impressed at the build quality of this cheap pen. The cheap pen had fairly thick stainless steel barrel with a knurled grip, much like the [Read More…]
We are testing a pretty awesome new comment system that allows you to “thumb up” or “thumb down” comments. Highly rated comments are highlighted in yellow and controversial/hotly debated comments are highlighted in orange. Comments with a high [Read More…]
In the video below sniper expert and author Major John Plaster interviews legendary sniper Gunnery Sgt. Carlos Hathcock. Part 2 is here and Part 3 here. [ Many thanks to Tarkan for emailing me the link. ]
In the upcoming season of MythBusters, the team will be seeing what happens when an RPG hits a bullet midair. Most (all?) RPG warheads are detonated by a piezoelectric sensor/fuse in the nose of the round. If a bullet/warhead collision can transfer enough energy in the [Read More…]
Aimpoint had their FCS12 sight/Fire Control System on display at DSEi ’11. The system works with the venerable Carl Gustaf recoilless rifle and the Panzerfaust 3 RPG. The system incorporates a 1x red dot sight with a laser range finder. The device can be [Read More…]
Daniel P, the president and founder of PAFOA, has launched a free gun classifieds site. Daniel says … Arms Dealer 2.0 has launched with an easy to use new look and free classifieds. The new site is purpose-built from the ground up to allow you to easily buy or [Read More…]