Tactical Fanboy is proud to welcome The Three Amigos to the writing fold. Aged 14, 12, and 14, The Three Amigos are Boy Scouts with an avid interest in the outdoors. Keep your eyes pealed for their live coverage of Outdoor Retailer Summer market next week in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Last Exit To Nowhere’s USCM shirt is inspired by the Colonial Marines in Aliens. A three color design, it is hand screen printed on a 100% cotton grey marl t-shirt with single color back print.
Tomorrow, July 26th, at the Bear Track Tavern in Westfield, PA, Ron Bellan AKA Reaper 01 is giving up his beard for charity, specifically Special Operations Wounded Warrior. They are hoping to raise at least $10,000 dollars at the all-day event, which will also host a Reaper Outdoors vendor table. If you’re in the area, give ‘em a visit to support a great cause, and to see Reaper 01 shaved clean.
Tennessee Arms Company is offering what they call the “Ghost Gun”, a clear stripped AR-15 lower receiver. Made from UV stabilized Nylon that is highly resistant to oils and lubricants, the Ghost Gun is a fully functional lower, although tnarmsco notes it is intended more as a teaching tool and for product showcase than for hard use. If anything else, it’ll definitely make for a great conversation starter at the range. Pair it with a transparent magazine or two for double the fun.
LEGO will soon be releasing a special Dark Knight Trilogy Tumbler set. It comes with exclusive Dark Knight Batman and Joker minifigs. It will be available later this September online and in LEGO stores.
Made from 6AL-V4 Grade 5 titanium, PDW’s Standard Issue Dog Tag Tool is designed with a universal closed end wrench, bottle cap lifter, 1/4″ bit driver, and battery bay driver.
Designed and made in the San Francisco Bay area.
The S[ci]F[i] Network (changing their name to SyFy was and still is dumb) has decided to do a remake of Terry Gilliam’s 12 Monkeys. For those of you who haven’t seen it, 12 Monkeys was a trippy science fiction movie starting Bruce Willis as a man who is sent into the past to try and obtain a sample of a virus that virtually wiped out mankind in his time, so that a cure could be developed. Just looking at the trailer it looks like a way different beast, seemingly sharing only a name and a basic concept. We’ll have to wait until January 2015 to see how it stands up compared to the original.
Today is the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and to celebrate GE and JackThreads are releasing a street-ready version of the moon boot GE developed for the astronauts. Limited to only 100 units, The Missions are made from a stabilized carbon fiber upper, thermoplastic rubber, 3M Scotchlite reflective material, and hydrophobic coating. The price? 196.90 (clever, huh?).
In approximately 4 hours, 30 minutes from this post publishing – July 20th, 4:18 PM, the exact time and date of the moon landing, The Missions will be available here: www.jackthreads.com/themissions.
It ain’t Thursday, but it still felt like a good time to share this.
MAP4 offers a replica of the Breda M37 heavy machine gun used during WWII. Build around an Airgun Designs Automag RT Pro paintgun, the Breda features a Q-Loader automatic paintball feed system, Smart Parts All-American barrel, and a custom electronic trigger that can fire in semi, 3-shot, and full auto modes. Over 50″ long, the complete gun weighs over 30 lbs.
Each gun is made-to-order, with an approximate delivery time of 4 weeks.
Hidden in deepest, darkest San Francisco is the workshop of Adam Savage, a world of movie props and odd memorabilia, and Tested has posted a video tour.
This Predator camo shirt from 80stees.com is sublimated for that authentic Predator look. It also has the Predator logo on the upper left. Comes in sizes S-3XL.
I was ‘out and about’ last night, and I happened to spot these ‘Limited Edition Kryptek Military Heroes Pack’ boxes of Mountain Dew. Reportedly, only the boxes get the camo, not the cans. You can pick these up anywhere they sell Mountain Dew.
I think this speaks for itself.
Botach Tactical is currently selling a Magpul Boost Bundle, which comes with one (1) of each of the following:
- Magpul STR Mil-Spec Stock
- Magpul MOE Grip
- Magpul MOE Carbine Length Handguard
- Magpul MVG Vertical Grip
- Magpul Maglink
Combined, these items come in at 45% off MSRP. Available in Black, FDE, and OD Green.
Since I feel obligated to post any gun shaped projectile devices I can possibly find, I figured the Cash Cannon fulfills said obligation. Made from ABS plastic, the Cash Cannon can be loaded with US Dollar bills or any item similar in size and structure, and with a pull of a trigger shoots them out rapidly. If anything else, it’s a novel way to “make it rain”.
It’s not about keeping it cold, it’s about keeping it cool.
- Bob Bullion
Manta, the company behind the weapon covers utilized by the US Marine Corps for the M27 IAR, will soon be releasing a beer cozy made from their proprietary polymer in a similar style to their suppressor cover. They’ll come in a variety of colors, including glow-in-the-dark and ‘temperature-based color change’ variants. Stay tuned for more info as it becomes available.
This latest video from TrackingPoint details a 3rd generation Marine, Michael Jernigan, who was blinded by a roadside bomb while in service. Assisted by a spotter utilizing the broadcast capability of the TrackingPoint scope, Jernigan was not only able to strike a target from 700 yards, but was also able to successfully track a trophy Blackbuck.
Wild Things’ Windshirt – WT 1.0 is a 1/2 zip pullover made from 70D textured nylon encapsulated with silicone for durable water resistance, abrasion resistance, and breathability. Additional features include an angled mesh-lined chest pocket, concealed zippers, adjustable shock cord hem, stowaway hood, and elastic wrist closures.
The Windshirt has been adopted by the US Navy and is issued to Navy personnel in NWU 1, 2, and 3 patterns. Made in the USA.
HOBOROLL is a project currently up on Kickstarter. Made from 30D siliconized nylon, the HOBOROLL features 5 compartments which allow for easy separation of items. An additional internal zippered pocket allows for secure storage of smaller items such as keys, ID cards, etc. It opens up from both ends and secures using anodized aluminum fasteners in addition to a drawstring with high draft collar.
Botach Tactical is currently having a special deal on Tru-Spec BDU Shorts which were made with factory second material – 60% off MSRP. Made from PolyCotton rip-stop, Tru-Spec BDU shorts feature 2 front slash pockets, 2 bellowed side cargo pockets, 2 rear inserted pockets, a zippered fly with adjustable waist tabs, and a 10″ inseam.
Available in sizes XS-XXL.
This extremely short run of DPx HEST/F Mr. DP knives is the first to pair the Mr. DP titanium scales with all standard hex hardware which allows for field striping or pivot tension adjustment without a special tool. The Black TiCN PVD coated Niolox steel blade comes in at just above 3″, and is laser engraved with the repeating Mr. DP pattern. Additional modifications include a tungsten carbide glass breaker, combat pocket clip, and newly-designed single spoke RotoBlock for ease of use.
Limited to a run of 35 knives.