Gun Shops and Gun Laws of the Philippines

When people ask me about my hobbies, I am often hesitant to say “guns”, so my usual answer is “travel”. Frankly, it is both. And the more I travel, the more I understand that there are very few places in the world, outside of the US, that have an actual gun culture. More often than not, guns are a privilege available only to the rich and well-connected, and in very few places gun ownership is mainstream. But the Philippines are a good exception to that rule.

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The Gun Culture Overseas: Low Ready Media

In this article, we’ll talk about a German YouTube channel called Low Ready Media. This channel is one of the few non-US gun media sources that create a high-quality video content. It is also a good example to start a discussion about the gun culture outside of the US in general, the challenges people meet and the obstacles they have to overcome.

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50 Years' Difference In The Gun Hobby

It’s been a matter of reflection for me that the gun culture – what I like to call the gun hobby – has dramatically changed in the past two decades. Even when I was a lad, gun magazines were still mostly about hunting and target shooting arms; so-called “tactical” weapons took a definite back seat (though their growing popularity was by this point very evident). Today it seems “tactical” is everything, and while that does have its perks (the AR-15 in particular is a real friendmaker – those who consider it a dangerous weapon of mass destruction fail to realize how easy and enjoyable it is to shoot), it’s about this time in the conversation that I begin waxing poetic about the virtues of simpler weapons. Weaponsman, too, reflects on how much the hobby has changed:

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.50 Cal Brass Chess Set

OldeWorldCC has made a one of a kind chess set using .50 caliber brass. He is asking $800 for these one off creations. He does make note that when you order one, it will be similar but not exactly like what is seen in the picture due to certain criteria such as parts availability and wood used.

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Tailgunner Exhaust

Here is an interesting cosmetic add-on for your motorcycle, car or truck. The Tailgunner exhaust is like the spinner wheel fad for your exhaust pipe. Only it is in the shape of the business end of a minigun. When the car is running, the pressure from the exahaust spins the faux barrels as the gas exits the pipe.

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