Being of the boomer generation I’ve had a keen interest in tanks, artillery and infantry weapons of WWII for many a year. Several weeks ago I received an invitation from DriveTanks.Com to come down and visit and get a real immersive experience in all of those WWII [Read More…]
What’s the coolest firearm you’ve ever shot? A fine, antique shotgun? An old war horse oozing with history? A rapid-firing machine gun? Whatever you’re thinking of, it’s not as cool as an M2 Flamethrower: In what is probably definitely the [Read More…]
Sometimes a product and reviewer go well together. Considering the utter fun that GY6 has, the XM42 flamethrower and him are an ideal match. Capable of popping balloons with gusto, the XM42 is put through its paces including flame duration and its maximum flame-capable [Read More…]
My friend Andrew at GY6vids got his hands on two XM42 Flamethrowers…. The XM42 project received $157,485 in funding from IndiGoGo backers in April and is now on sale for $899. It runs off regular gasoline in an unpressurized tank. An battery powered electric fuel [Read More…]
Our friend Andrew at GY6vids takes a flamethrower to bottles of Gatorade … so that you don’t have to. The results were surprising (or at least to me they were, but I was not much of a firebug as a kid, I was too busy shooting to get round to burning stuff).
A group calling themselves the Ion Productions Team are crowdfunding a handheld flamethrower they call the XM42 (I am not sure where the name comes from … a movie? Or are they referencing the Abwehrflammenwerfer 42, Germany’s huge WWII flamethrower [Read More…]
A reader emailed us a photo of his grandfather practicing with a M2 Flamethrower … It’s a far cry from the criteria, I know, but I thought this photo might be worth sharing of my mom’s late father training with the legendary M2 flamethrower circa 1951, [Read More…]