For those who don’t know, Roderick “Roddy” George Toombs, better known by his professional name Rowdy Roddy Piper, passed away in his sleep yesterday in his Hollywood home. Although TFB has some knowledge of his wrestling career, we know him best for his ionic role as John Nada in the 1988 sci-fi classic, They Live. As such, we’re reposting one of many iconic scenes from that film, and in our opinion the greatest fight scene ever put to cinema:
Bad Guys are like grass: both need regular mowing or things just get nastier. The Thirty Seconds Out ‘Mowing Since 9/11′ t-shirt is a black, cotton/poly blend shirt. Available in sizes MD – XXL.
Also, use code MOWING at checkout for free US shipping.
DPX GEAR INTRODUCES THE DPX ACULUS 3D, A MONOBLOCK GENTLEMAN’S KNIFE CARVED FROM A SOLID BLOCK OF TITANIUM ALLOYJuly 30th, 2015
San Diego, CA – July 29, 2015 – DPx Gear, Inc. has released the new monoblock frame gentleman’s knife, the DPx Aculus 3D. It is available in a limited run of 100 pieces available exclusively from DPx Gear and ready for immediate shipment.
The DPx Aculus is a hard use gentleman’s knife carved from a single block of 6Al4v titanium alloy. Designed by adventurer Robert Young Pelton after seeing the poor quality and limited strength of traditional military and law enforcement knives, he decided to create an incredibly strong and compact knife. The Aculus is an every day carry tool with beautifully fluid lines, exquisite ergonomics, and a tough blade of the highest quality and finish. The frame is a single seamless machined piece of art, elegantly held together with only two screws. The Aculus was designed for undercover work, where professionals must dress in formal wear but must carry tools that cannot fail. The ergonomics had to work as a knife but also as a concealed hand held tool capable of dealing non-lethal pain to attackers.
The DPx Aculus 3D features a unique 3D diamond pattern for superior grip, a tungsten carbide glass breaker with replacement flat head screw, a deep carry pocket clip, razor sharp Niolox tool steel, and DPx Gear’s no-questions-asked lifetime warranty. MSRP for the DPx Aculus 3D is $400 and can be purchased only by visiting www.dpxgear.com/aculus.
The Mykel Hawke Arrowhead Set is composed of five unique hunting tool accessories inspired by the cultures Mykel Hawke encountered during his service with the Armed Forces. The tools are made of black oxide coated stainless steel, featuring hollow ground edges for sustained sharpness, and can be used for numerous hunting techniques including spear hunting, trapping, and fishing. Additionally, the set comes with a small storage pouch.
This post was originally featured on Soldier Systems Daily.
Loot Crate is a subscription service that provides customers with “a monthly box of geek & gamer gear”. Several plans are offered, from a single month to a year of continuous crates. The crate for July is the Heroes 2 theme, and features ‘comic book, television, and video game heroes’ items.
Included within this month’s box is:
With Fallout 4 coming out this November, there’s still time to play the previous games to catch up with the series: Fallout, Fallout 2, Fallout Tactics, Fallout 3, and Fallout: New Vegas. With this in mind, Bethesda Softworks is releasing the Fallout Anthology collection, which contains Windows-compatible versions of the five previous games all contained within a mini nuke case with audible bomb sound. Best of all, there’s a space reserved for a copy of Fallout 4, when it releases.
Available for pre-order direct from Bethesda, or through various retailers.
Dumpbox is selling a run of ‘Welcom To Aloha Snackbar’ patches. Offered in Full Color, the patch is PVC with Velcro hook backing. Only 95 were made, so get on these while you can.
Here’s some pics I took of cosplayers while I was at SDCC 2015. I’ve got more photos of the show in general to show off as well, so stay tuned.
Airsoft Extreme has launched a new website, AEX Super Stores. Along with the new site, they’re also running a 10%-off sale on all orders from the new site. Use coupon code AEXNEWSITE to apply the discount. On top of that, all orders over $100 will receive a free bag of 5000 bb’s.
Check out the video below to see an overview of the new site:
Shinesty’s Rogue Gentleman Camo Dress Suit is 100% polyester composite, and features a camo pattern which will allow you to blend into a wooded environment while looking sharply dressed; sorry to say in the business world you’d stick out like a sore thumb, but, hey, you can’t win ’em all.
Primer Projects has taken their ‘1 in the Chamber design, and put it on a t-shirt, as well as a blackout patch.
Massdrop is a crowd-based sales platform where users vote on commercial items to be featured on the site, based on a category such as ‘Espresso machine’ or ‘Tactical backpack’. Once voting narrows down to just one item, Massdrop contacts the manufacturer and looks to set up a ‘Massdrop’, which aims to offer bulk pricing to the masses while only requiring they buy one each. As true of a traditional bulk pricing model, the more items sold, the lower the price for all.
This time, the chosen knife is the KA-BAR Zombro Knife. It features a ~9″ 1095 cro-van steel blade with a Kraton zombie-green handle. It’s going for $49.99+S&H through Massdrop, with an MSRP of $137.97. It’s only got about a week left, so if you’re interested you should jump on this deal.
The TiWhistle is a project on Kickstarter for a 100% titanium whistle. Despite its small size, it is capable of an output of roughly 120 decibels.
Warning: Loud shouting, so turn down those speakers.
Bethesda released Fallout 4 footage from the Xbox Showcase that played at E3. November can’t come soon enough.
GOOD ART HLYWD has put a pricier spin on the classic Little Green Army Men with their Silver Army Men line. All the classic molds are available, but now cast in sterling silver. Available individually, or as a complete set.
In this episode of MAN AT ARMS, they forge the Bride’s Hattori Hanzō Katana from Kill Bill. Impressively, they use largely traditional Japanese techniques to process the ore and forge the blade.
With drones gradually encroaching on people’s privacy and property, the need to beat back the unmanned horde grows with each passing day. Luckily, Tacnition has you covered. Their depleted uranium buckshot shotshells function as a perfect anti-drone ammunition option, delivering 9 pellets of drone-destroying fury up to 1km away.
Available now from Lucky Gunner – www.luckygunner.com/12ga-3-uranium-drone-load-tacnition-5-rounds
Gentle Giant had an impressive list of exclusives at this year’s SDCC, including this 12″ G.I. Joe ‘Grunt’ figure.
Essentially an upscaled model of the original ‘Grunt’ 3.75″ figure, this particular figure came in a sturdy wooden lock box.
Inside, the figure is stored in a cushioned cutout, with his backpack, helmet, and service rifle on the opposite side. An awesome addition to any G.I. Joe fan’s collection.
Surprise, surprise! The Suicide Squad trailer got leaked from Comic-Con, prompting Warner Bros. to officially release it.
Anyway, I’m actually liking this quite a bit more than the Batman v. Superman trailer, and although I still think Leto’s Joker’s appearance is a bit off, the acting looks to be spot-on.
As an aside, the Deadpool trailer also got leaked, and although I won’t be linking it here, you can find it with a bit of Google-fu. It’s absolutely perfect in every way, and takes a lot of cues from the script that was leaked a couple of years back; even Colossus is in it! Ryan Reynolds tweeted that it will see an official release in about 3 weeks, because they have to finalize the VFX first, but other sources state it’ll be up later this week. I guess we’ll find out soon enough.
Dark Horse is doing a Black Ops III prequel comic.
They were giving away a free preview at the show. It’s pretty interesting: the special operatives talk in a weird future slang, and new yen is a currency (Shadowrun, much?). I’m curious to see how the full comic pans out when it gets released later this year.
Even more so now that this trailer is out, I can’t see Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne, I just see Ben Affleck. The darker Batman is kinda neat, though. And “Lex” has too much hair.
At the off-site Xbox Lounge, among the various games on display, is a playable demo of the upcoming Tom Clancy’s The Division; the same demo that was available at this year’s E3. Unfortunately, recording any gameplay footage was not allowed, however I can say that aside from being part of an obvious beta build, it is a solid game that expectedly takes a lot of design cues from the Ghost Recon series. so if you’ve played the Advanced Warfighter games, or the more recent Future Soldier, you’ll have a good idea on what to expect gameplay-wise.