Tag: laser

Crimson Trace InfraRed Laser Sights

Crimson Trace has launched a range of Infared laser sights. An IR laser sight is useful if you are using a night vision scope or wearing night vision goggles and don’t wish to give away your position. For most consumers the use case for these would be nighttime [Read More…]

Makes me want to cry

Jordan, Jesse, Go!, a Canadian comedy podcast (correct me if I am wrong, I never heard of them before), launched a IndieGoGo (Kickstarter-like site) project to raise funds to buy Canadian Pentathlon competitor Donna Vakalis a laser gun for the 2012 Olympic games. In [Read More…]

Laser Devices’ new DBAL-D2

At SHOT this year Laser Devices introduced their new DBAL-D2, which updates last year’s DBAL-I2 with an infrared illuminator (something the I2 model lacked). This continues a trend towards lower-powered civilian legal IR laser systems, which are becoming [Read More…]

XADS Anti-pirate laser gun

It looks like a Mac-10 but is in fact a high powered handheld laser from a company called XADS (Extereme Alternate Defense Systems). It has a max daylight range of 1km and a night range of 2.5 km. The battery lasts 30 minutes. The laser is a 2.5 (min) – 3 watt [Read More…]

Homemade Laser Gun

Popping balloons and igniting flash paper with a homemade laser gun … Instructions on how to make your own are here. This would revolutionize varmint hunting. Your rabbit could be cooked before the .22 slug even made impact 🙂 [Hat Tip: James Downey, who [Read More…]

Laser gun from the 60’s

Can any of you remember a time in your life where laser guns were not just a few years away? Sven found a photo that was published in a German military journal from 1964. Very rifle like. Click to expand. The caption: “The laser rifle…that was developed by [Read More…]