It is time for another poll. I will be voting “have already brought a gun this year”
Category: Other Gear & Gadgets
A few days ago I blogged about the new Scout Sniper Observation Telescope. I said it would use the Horus reticle. According to Allen, a Marine vet and analyst at The Columbia Group, The Marines will be using a standard Gen II Mil-Dot reticle, not the Horus reticle. As [Read More…]
GUNS Magazine will be available online for free starting with the April issue! From the press release: GUNS Magazine is now available at no charge to anyone with access to an Internet connection by visiting www.gunsmagazine.com. The new interactive digital edition of [Read More…]
The IBM bullet dodging patent story, which originally broke on this blog after being discovered by reader Daniel E. Watters, created quite a lot of noise on the internet. Noah at Danger Room noticed that the patent has since been withdrawn. It seems odd to go to all [Read More…]
James started blogging at Hell in a Handbasket seven years ago. His blog has changed quite a bit since then, the Internet Archive of the blog back in 2003 looks quite different, but he stuck with it and now blogs about self defense. It is one of my favorite gun blogs [Read More…]
Pretty quickly it turns out. James Yeager TASERed three of his students to find out. They had to complete a simple course of fire as fast as possible after being zapped. The first two guys did very well. The last guy was definitely a little shaken. Video here.
Arrggh, if only I had the money for a high spec’d VPS web server. Anyway the blog is back online … until next time.
Don’t know what happened. Anyway its back online.
I absolutely loved the scenes in the Matrix where Neo dodges bullets. Last week IBM was issued a patent that in theory would give us mortals that ability. The patent proposes a system where an external device monitors the area for incoming projectiles. If it detects a [Read More…]
The Mossy Oak Obsession camouflage design that is often used on rifles and shotguns has been licensed to Style Crest for use on exterior cladding. Your house can now match your rifle Stabley Outdoors has more info. In other news, Behr are offering an evil back rifle [Read More…]
Site has been down, web hosting issues. Back online now.
The Google Street View photo taking van ran over a deer in Rush, NY while capturing every moment of the encounter on their 360 degree camera system. The images have since been removed by google. Hat Tip: Reddit via. The Daily What via. Gizmodo.
Three well known gun photographers allowed me use of their SHOT Show ’09 photos on the blog. Without those photos my SHOT coverage would not have been nearly as interesting for you to read and for me to write. A big thanks to, in no particular order … [Read More…]
You will notice I have added these “Share / Save” buttons at the bottom of every post. If you click on the button a popup box will allow you to easily share that blog post on whatever social network, news, bookmarking or messaging services you use. I [Read More…]
Seen over at GunPundit: Click to expand. Comic Strip from Dilbert.com heh
Ed was working at SHOT. His coverage is here and here.
A few days before SHOT I made seven predictions on what would and would not be launched at SHOT. SayUncle agreed to take on the prestigious role of unbiased judge and has given me my score: 1. Ruger will not launch an AR-15. Correct 2. A new cartridge will be unveiled. [Read More…]
SayUncle has written four posts packed with links to SHOT Show ’09 stuff. Check them out. Gun Porn from SHOT More SHOT pics SHOT Round Up SHOT Goodies
Had some downtime earlier. Site is back up and running.
Whew, this is the 1000th blog post I didn’t think I would make it this far! ( I took the screenshot after posting this post)
I am pretty swamped with emails right now. Please expect a delay before I can reply to your emails. Thanks.
Browning have two webcams in their booth.
The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory in the UK is developing a new type of armor for vehicles that is cheaper and lighter to produce. It is made from ultra hard steel and covered in holes. The armor. The holes, or the edges of the holes, deflect bullets making [Read More…]
Because SHOT Show 2009 has just finished I have been posting a lot of articles. Articles may have dropped off the homepage before you saw them. Otherwise scroll down to the bottom of the homepage and click “Next” to see the previous set of articles. Repeat [Read More…]
I started this post a while ago and have been adding to it since. These are my predictions for SHOT Show 2009. Bear in mind that most manufactures have already showcased their 2009 product line which is why there are no predictions for most of the major manufactures. [Read More…]
Mark Dennehy is a programmer and an ISSF (International Shooting Sport Federation) qualified judge. He is developing a tool to analyze the results of the air rifle shooters at his gun club. Cool stuff. More here.
I had a nice, if short, break and have hit the ground blogging. SHOT is coming soon and I am excited. There will be some very cool guns and gear that are sure to be unveiled
Congratulations to Murdoc, of GunPundit and MurdocOnline, for being interview by the Smithsonian Channel as part of their “An American Storyteller” series! My site started out as a simple little blog where I could share my opinions about the “War on [Read More…]
I am away until the 7th. Blogging with resume then.
Battenfeld (Caldwell) have done an incremental upgrade of the Lead Sled and named it the Lead Shed Plus. The main improvement is the elevation ram which has been redesigned to prevent movement. No word on pricing or availability. The Lead Sled is designed to be used [Read More…]
Robert Boyd of Shooting Illustrated has started a blog tracking the progress of the development of a replica U.N.C.L.E. Walther P38 carbine conversion. I am looking forward to reading his progress reports. More here.
I have decided to resume blogging for the next few days. I will be away from the 3rd – 7th.