From Neca comes this Mego-style 8″ Snake Plissken action figure. Unfortunately, it’s a discontinued item but I was fortunate enough to find one at Trilogy Comics in Va Beach.
The clothing is quite loyal to the ‘Escape from New York’ costume and includes suppressed and scoped MAC-10 along with scoped revolver. There’s even a throwing star and tracker bracelet to keep tabs on the President.
In addition to interchangeable hands, Snake also has his famous tattoo.
Anovos makes quality reproduction costumes and props from of the best in science fiction. This year, Star Trek celebrates its 50th anniversary, and in recognition of this fact, Anovos has released Retro Starfleet Uniform Shirts inspired by the line of Star Trek clothing created for the 70’s Trek Animated Series.
The line of shirts is available in Command Green (seen above), Command Gold, Sciences Blue, and Operations Red, complete with pointed black ribbed collar and the Starfleet insignia arrowhead.
The story of how the Death Star plans were obtained has been told numerous different ways in the old expanded universe content, but now it’s Disney’s turn to tell the tale, and this time it’s official.
Chad and Shawndalyn Myers, owners of JM4 Tactical, are very proud to introduce to you the Pink (QCC) Quick Click and Carry Holsters to benefit The American Cancer Society. JM4 Tactical is joining the fight against cancer and will donate a portion of the proceeds from every pink holster sold.
With each Pink QCC you purchase you will have a chance to win a custom made ladies leather western belt made from the JM4 Collection in your choice of black or brown. The belt buckle and conchos were a limited edition item manufactured over ten years ago. Now you have a chance to get your hands on a belt made from one of the last known buckle/concho combos available making it a true one of a kind. Your name will automatically be entered for every Pink Holster you purchase. To be entered, orders must be placed by midnight CST, November 11th 2016 and the drawing will the held Thanksgiving Day, November 24th, 2016.
Each Pink QCC Holster comes in small, medium, large, extra large and J-Frame. Each size fits a variety of guns.
JM4 Tactical is owned and operated by Chad and Shawndalyn Myers of Abilene, Texas. Chad has a history in production and is a former United States Marine. Shawndalyn has a background in office management and finance.
JM4 Tactical prides itself in customer service and integrity. All JM4 products are proudly made and manufactured in the USA. Please check us out at jm4tactical.com.
This is a cross-post from sister site Soldier Systems Daily. It’s too apropos for the usual coverage on this site not to share here.
Billed as a ‘Force of Nature’, new CFORCE from Chuck Norris is bottled right on his Lone Wolf Ranch in Navasota, TX. As you can imagine, if Chuck Norris is involved it’s not going to come from some boring tap in a factory. On no; according to the webiste, ‘doesn’t flow from the ground; it bursts from an artesian spring with the same unharnessed power and intensity you’d expect from Chuck Norris’ roundhouse kick.’ Pretty awesome.
Please note, a portion of CFORCE sales benefit environmental initiatives and KICKSTART KIDS—a charity that empowers at-risk youth. The Norris family has supported these causes for more than 25 years.
Polymer80 has released a limited number of their G150 Phoenix 80% AR lower receivers for sale. The kits come complete with the jig and bits needed to complete them, so if you’re looking at making a somewhat more unique AR build, these might be a good option.
Like BvS, Suicide Squad suffered from botched editing for its theatrical release. The ‘Ultimate Cut’ of BvS resolved some ill-explained plotlines and made for a much better movie, so here’s hoping the Extended Cut of Suicide Squad does some of the same when it releases.
Dominator’s DM870 is a shell-ejecting airsoft shotgun, chambered for 6mm CO2 shotshells, with a total capacity of 3 shells. Every metal component of the DM870 is CNC machined from steel, and the shotgun is designed to be compatible with a range of real-steel accessories and components.
Dorset, England – October 5th, 2016 – Shield Sights is pleased to announce the RMS (Reflex Mini Sight) has now entered full production and has begun shipping to customers around the world.
The Shield RMS is next evolution in mini red dots. Small enough to fit discreetly on any pistol, rifle, or shotgun. The RMS is tough enough to withstand the harshest recoil and light enough that you won’t even feel it’s there. Its light weight and rugged construction combined with its, low profile design makes the RMS an ideal optic for any custom pistol build. The RMS coupled with our matching low profile Glock MOS plate, the RMS sits low enough to co-witness your standard height sights without the need for elevated suppressor sights.
“The RMS is an update to a modern classic.” said James White. “For 20 years we have been building the world’s smallest mini red dot sights some of which you may know as the SMS, J-Point, Trijicon Red-dot, and others.”
-Machined from strong, aerospace grade aluminium
-Very fast automatic brightness adjustment to adapt to your environment
-Quick release side accessible battery drawer
-Very low profile
BLOOMFIELD, New York (OCTOBER 3, 2016) Crosman Corporation, the world’s largest designer and manufacturer of airguns and ammunition, is proud to announce it has reached an agreement with the Army JROTC to be the official supplier of sporter class air rifles and will begin shipping 4,600 Challenger rifles and accessories this month.
This partnership will support over 600 Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) high school programs benefitting an estimated 14,000 cadets. “We are proud to be the choice of the Army JROTC and feel privileged to contribute to the lives of so many young men and women through the competitive shooting sports”, said Mark DeBoard, Shooting Services Manager for Crosman. “The Challenger was selected for its superior accuracy, adjustability and precision performance and we look forward to seeing thousands of cadets maximize their marksmanship potential at the sporter class level.”
The Crosman Challenger is manufactured in Crosman’s Bloomfield, New York facility and features a Lothar Walther barrel, a patented linear bolt, an adjustable stock, and can be easily filled to 2,000 PSI with a hand pump. In addition to these rifles, accessories to be delivered include air tanks, hand stops, bipods, slings and Swab-Its® bore cleaners.
“The Challenger air rifle has impressed coaches across the country and new records are being set by cadets at nearly every competition,” said Jennifer Lambert, VP Marketing for Crosman. “As the leading American manufacturer of airguns, we’re proud that the Army JROTC chose Crosman and we can’t wait to see what new heights their cadets will reach with the Challenger.”
For additional information on Crosman’s full line of competition airguns including the Challenger, visit crosman.com or write to Chip Hunnicutt, Marketing Manager, Crosman Corporation, 7629 Routes 5 & 20, Bloomfield, NY 14469, email him at firstname.lastname@example.org, follow him on Twitter (@chiphunnicutt) or call him at (800) 7â€“AIRGUN (724-7486).
If you’ve got $5900 laying around, you’re in need of a brand-new table, and you happen to like Cold War-era fighter jets, then Boeing is offering this F-4 Phantom II Exhaust Cone Table for sale on their online store. The table features anodized aluminum legs, measures in at 24″ x 40″, and weights 84 lbs. If anything else, it’s sure to be quite the conversation starter.
CENTERVILLE, IA – September 29, 2016 – RMA Armament is proud to announce the latest edition to its armor family, the ALPHA Armor Series Level IV (model #1199) hard armor plate. Weighing just 4.4 pounds, it is the now the world’s LIGHTEST plate in its class.
RMA’s latest product offering further displays it’s strength as the world’s best research and development team in the hard armor market. Having already developed the strongest armor plate in world, the R&D team at RMA now adds the lightest level IV hard armor solution to its resume in support of police and military personnel around the globe.
“To say that I’m excited about our latest level IV plate would be quite the understatement,” said RMA CEO Blake Waldrop. “Our primary goal with every new product is to provide the highest quality protection while balancing cost, weight, thickness, speed, and strength.
“Some members of our law enforcement and military communities require the strongest level IV plate in the world while others need the world’s lightest level IV plate, which gives them better mobility while still providing the highest level of protection. Now, you can get both from RMA. Our plates provide peace of mind to the officer or operator allowing them to do their job effectively and stay protected during any type of mission.”
In testing at the NIJ certified Oregon Ballistic Laboratory, RMA’s Alpha Armor Series Level IV (model #1199) defeated a single round of .30-06 armor piercing ammunition from 50 feet, registering a back-face signature of just 35.58 mm. For compliance to the NIJ 0101.06 level IV standard, a hard armor plate must defeat single .30-06 M2AP round with a BFD of less than 44 mm.
Bethesda released the entire DOOM soundtrack in a glorious ~2 hour long continuous YouTube video, complete with a new track and remixed track. They’re pretty heavy compositions, a blend of metal and electronic with some djent influence. If that’s your cup of tea, then enjoy.
The GRIPsher is a compact multitool “dreamt up by an Army Veteran, refined by an MIT engineer, and brought to life with common sense”. The creators of GRIPsher have designed the tool with a variety of functions, including, but not limited to:
Phillips head and flat head drivers
Material thickness gauge
Adjustable hex bolt wrench
Heavy duty knife
Perhaps the most interesting feature of the GRIPsher is the glow-in-the-dark jaws on the bottom of the tool. Dubbed the HEXGRIP system, the jaws serve as a fully adjustable way to secure hex nuts, bolts, and bits.
Additionally, the GRIPsher team is hosting a special program called Tools For Troops. For every GRIPsher black model supported, a version of the GRIPsher with black HEXGRIP jaws will be donated to a military service member; this is the only way to get a GRIPsher with black jaws.
CLEVELAND, OHIO (September 27, 2016) – The third annual Pyramyd Air Cup, hosted by the world’s largest internet airgun retailer Pyramyd Air, boasts the best attended AAFTA Grand Prix event for field target shooting in the U.S. during 2016. Hosted in conjunction with local AAFTA club, the Ohio Airgun & Field Target Shooters Association (OAFTSA), nearly 100 shooters descended upon the Tusco Rifle Club in New Philadelphia, OH September 9-11 for the most challenging and exciting airgun match of the year. The third annual competitive shooting event attracted amateur and professional shooters from all over the country and delivered winners in multiple airgun shooting disciplines including Field Target shooting, the fast-paced GunSlynger event, and the PayDay Challenge.
“We introduced a record number of people to the sport of airgunning at this year’s Cup,” says Pyramyd Air CEO, Joshua Ungier. “And while the competitive spirit was remarkable amongst shooters, it was the almost tangible level of anticipation for each exciting course of fire that really sets the Pyramyd Air Cup competition apart from others,” he said.
According to Hunter Piston class competitor Peg Brewer of Victor, NY, “Every aspect of the Pyramyd Air Cup goes above and beyond. Pyramyd Air makes the Cup a 4 star event all the way around.” Brewer states, “I can say beyond a shadow of a doubt that their demo tent, filled with an abundance of exciting airguns, got me into the sport.”
Reigning AAFTA National Champion Ken Hughes, added, “What a weekend! The Field Target courses were challenging, and the wild, rapid-fire style of the Gunslynger event was difficult in its own right. It was great getting to meet new airgun buddies and check out the new gear from the many vendors in attendance. I really enjoyed the PA Cup!”
“Field Target is one of the most difficult shooting disciplines out there,” says Pyramyd Air Cup Match Director, Tyler Patner. “Combine the multiple skills required to rise to the top of your game, with the myriad of factors you take into account at each lane, and you’ve got a challenging sport,” he says.
“Targets are small, metal silhouettes of animals that consist of a kill zone and a colored paddle,” explains Patner. “Placed at unknown distances from between 10 yards to as far as 55 yards, the targets have kill-zones ranging in size from 3/8 inch to 1 1/2 inches. When the pellet passes through the kill zone and hits the paddle, the target falls and you’re awarded a point,” he said. “It’s a game of precision and practice. You range find with your scope, dope for distance, take the wind into account, and then you have to execute. It’s really a lot to take in,” he added. “There are different restrictions based upon your selected class, but the challenges remain the same. Wind doping, range finding, and remaining mentally tough over the entire course of fire are the biggest hurdles competitors face,” Patner says.
2016 Pyramyd Air Cup Winners:
Open PCP – Brian Van Liew
Hunter PCP – Bill Rabbitt
Hunter Piston – Paul Manktelow
WFTF PCP – Greg Sauve
WFTF Piston – Hector Medina Gomez
PCP – Greg Sauve
Piston – Eric Brewer
PayDay Challenge: ($200 prize, split between two shooters)
Dave Hitchcock and John Eroh
Numerous airgun manufacturers donated competition prizes and product to the 2016 event including, AirForce Airguns, Air Arms, Beeman, Crosman, Birchwood Casey, Diana, Feinwerkbau, H&N, Hawke Sport Optics, JSB, Leapers, Plano, Predator, Umarex, UTG, and Walther. “You’d be hard pressed to find an airgun competition with a better selection of prizes for its winners,” says Ungier. “Our winner’s packages help assure shooters that if they’re limited to traveling to only one competitive shooting event, they recognize the Pyramyd Air Cup as the industry’s premier event.”
If you’re not in the know, Thirty Seconds Out has been releasing a downloadable ‘demotivation poster’ every week for the past few weeks or so. This week’s poster is a collaboration with Violent Little Machine Shop.