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Chewbaccoat T-Shirt

Saturday, May 31st, 2014


I’m conflicted. I mean, that’s freaking Chewbacca’s pelt she’s wearing! Plus, he ain’t even dead anymore; Disney decided everything that happened after Episode 6 is null and void.

Available in sizes S-3XL in a multitude of fun colors.


Ammo-BOSS: Gunner’s Mate 12 Gauge Shotgun Shell Dispenser

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Gunner's Mate

Ammo-Boss’ Gunner’s Mate 12 Gauge Shotgun Shell dispenser is a ambidextrous retention device designed to hold up to eight 12 gauge shotshells. A forward sloping top allows easy access to the thumb sweep area, which is enlarged for gloved operation. An integrated belt clip is sized for heavy belts, or attachment to PALS webbing. Currently up for funding on Indiegogo.


Wallet Ninja – Credit Card Sized Multitool

Thursday, May 29th, 2014


The Wallet Ninja is an 18-in-1 multitool made from 4X heat-treated steel and formed thinner than two credit cards (1.5mm). TSA approved for carry-on during flight.

Included tools

– Inch ruler
– Screwdriver
– Bottle opener
– Can opener
– Peeler
– Screwdriver
– #2 Hex
– #6 Hex
– #10 Hex
– #12 Hex
– #8 Hex
– #4 Hex
– Screwdriver
– Cellphone stand
– Box opener
– Letter opener
– Eyeglass screwdriver
– cm ruler


Ares Armor – Polymer 80 AR-15 Receiver Kit

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Polymer Lower

Ares Armor is now offering an improved polymer 80% AR-15 lower receiver kit. The new kit fully complies with the GCA of 1968, featuring a solid core with no indexing marks.

Polymer Lower 2

The lower receiver features a solid core design, stiffened magwell, and beefier buffer tube housing, with a unique, no-thread pistol grip area unique to these lowers.

Complete Kit

The kit comes with a one-time use polymer jig and all of the bits and end-mills necessary to complete the 80% lower. No machine shop required.

The new kit is currently available in Black on the Ares Armor website.


Sabertron: Foam Swords With Electronic Scoring

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Think laser tag, but with foam swords, and you have a pretty good idea with Sabertron is all about. Sabertron employs an accelerometer to detect when and what the sword has impacted. Wireless communication between blades shares this information, which in turn tells the blade when a player has lost health, measured by LED light strips on the handle. The core of the blade is made of ultra-durable polycarbonate plastic, being near indestructible while weighing less than a pound with the foam blade cover. Currently up for funding on Kickstarter, they’ve (unsurprisingly) already reached their goal, but contributing opens up special deals and pricing as usual.


A Day Of Solemn Reflection

Monday, May 26th, 2014

Since the beginning of our nation, men and women have given their lives in defense of their fellow citizens. Today, we honor their sacrifice.

Memorial Day 2014

Take a moment to share your memories of our fallen brothers and sisters.

Bullet Casing Valve Stem Covers

Sunday, May 25th, 2014


Bullet Casing Valve Stem Covers are currently up for funding on Kickstarter. Made from spent .40 cal casings, they are outfitted with standard 4.3″ x 3″ x .05 stem caps to fit most common vehicles tires. The final product will be available in Silver or Gold tone, with backers having the option of color.


San Tan Tactical – STT-Grenades Sale

Saturday, May 24th, 2014


San Tan Tactical is having a sale on their STT-Grenades. Before you ask, an STT-Grenade is simply a fully-functioning STT-15 lower receiver with some cosmetic issues: minor chips, scratches, etc. Use discount code gunwatcher.com to take roughly 20% off the standard price. This offer is available for a limited time only, so take advantage while you can.


The World’s First Sleeping Bag Hammock – Bison Bag

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

The Bison Bag is a combination sleeping bag and hammock currently up for funding on Kickstarter. The Bison Bag is made from 170T polyester with a pu coating. Rated for 55 degrees, the filling is polyester microfiber 220gsm. The final product will come with nylon cord and carabiners for mounting.


Mission Spec EOC Promo Video Released

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Mission Spec has released a video promoting their Essentials Only Carrier.

The EOC fits two medium or large sized shooters cut SAPI armor plates. The 1000 Denier CORDURA constructed carrier utilizes ITW Nexus acetal polymer buckles. All polymer components are nIR treated and/or compliant (excluding Black). All design, testing, and manufacturing is performed in the United States with US sourced components.

The EOCs rear plate bag can be independently raised to offer better rear armor protection to a wider range of users. Low profile design allows the EOC to be concealed under a light jacket for covert uses.

The EOC is a plate carrier available in the following patterns: Kryptek, MultiCam, Coyote Brown, Ranger Green, Instructor Red, Black, and M81 Woodland. The EOC is US sourced and produced.

EOC ‐ missionspec.com/products/essentials‐only‐carrier‐eoc
Shoulder Savers ‐ missionspec.com/products/shoulder‐savers

Crosman Corporation Announces Availability Of Nitro Piston 2

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

BLOOMFIELD, New York (May 21, 2014) – The standard for break barrel airgun performance changes today with the announcement from Crosman Corporation that new Benjamin Trail rifles featuring the groundbreaking Nitro Piston 2 powerplant and Clean Break Trigger (CBT™) technology are now shipping. First revealed at SHOT Show to wide acclaim, the highly anticipated new generation of airguns deliver more speed and more power with incredible accuracy, all while being up to ten pounds easier to cock.


“We can’t wait for shooters, hunters and airgun enthusiasts to get their hands on a Nitro Piston 2-powered Trail from Benjamin,” said Jennifer Lambert, Vice President of Marketing for Crosman. “The ease of use, power and accuracy will change everything you thought you knew about break barrel airguns.”

Nitro Piston 2 reinvents the gas piston technology first brought to market by Crosman five years ago. Friction and wasted energy have been minimized with patent-pending Tail Guides and Recoil Arrest, resulting in a system that is the most advanced ever found in a break barrel air rifle. “The new Benjamin Trail rifles drive 30% more air into the chamber, resulting in speeds 55% faster than coiled spring powered airguns and double the effective range of simple gas piston powered guns,” said Jesse Caster, Product Manager. “The CBT is an adjustable two-stage trigger system that pulls smoothly and breaks clean. It’s the best break barrel trigger we’ve ever made.”

The new Benjamin Trail rifles are available in .177 and .22 and feature a rifled steel barrel, industry leading sound suppression, sling mounts, integrated Picatinny rail and include a CenterPoint® 3-9×32 mm scope with mounts.

The .22 caliber shoots up to 1200 feet per second (fps) with 26 foot pounds of energy (fpe) and is capable for turkeys and fox up to 40 yards. The .22 is available with a hardwood stock or a synthetic stock and has an MSRP of $350. It is also available with a Realtree® Xtra camouflage finish with an MSRP of $380.

The .177 caliber has velocities up to an astounding 1400 fps with 21 fpe. It is suitable for target shooting and is effective on rabbits up to 40 yards and squirrels at 60 yards. The .177 is available with a synthetic stock and has an MSRP of $350.

For additional information on Nitro Piston 2, visit www.crosman.com/np2, or write to Chip Hunnicutt, Manager Corporate Communications, Crosman Corporation, 7629 Routes 5 & 20, Bloomfield, NY 14469, email him at chunnicutt@crosman.com or call him at (800) 7 – AIRGUN (724-7486).

Guardians Of The Galaxy Trailer 2

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy drops August 1st, 2014.

TrackingPoint – Tracking Moving Targets

Monday, May 19th, 2014


TrackingPoint recently released a video demonstrating how their line of Precision Guided Firearms to track moving targets. Target velocity is measured by an Inertial Measurement Unit within the scope to track the background relative to the target. This data is used by the automatic ballistic reticle to set the target lead.

You can view the video below:


The Bersa BP 9 Concealed Carry Pistol: Developed With Features And Price Points Demanded By Users

Sunday, May 18th, 2014


WANAMASSA, NJ (May 2014) – Eagle Imports, Inc., the exclusive distributor of Metro Arms, Bersa and Comanche firearms products, did not jump on the polymer pistol bandwagon without first consulting their loyal customers. The Bersa BP9CC was the result of dialog between customers and engineers to come up with a lightweight, compact and ultra-thin concealed carry pistol that delivered on reliability, accuracy and price.

The Bersa BP9CC is built ergonomically from the integral grips and comfortable length of pull to the line-of-sight, all providing the user with greater control and confidence during use. Additionally, the Bersa BP9CC has the shortest trigger reset and a smooth trigger pull, making it a best-in-class in the concealed carry division of firearms on the market today. The striker-fired pistol features an integral locking system, loaded chamber indicator and automatic firing pin safety. The frame has a Picatinny rail feature for the addition of lasers and lights. The barrel bore has been micro-polished with sharp, deep polygonal rifling that result in shot after shot accuracy. The magazine release is ambidextrous and the sight system is a very visible 3-dot sight system.

The Bersa BP9CC is available in three finishes: matte black, Duo-tone (matte black frame and stainless slide) and Duo-tone in matte olive. Every Bersa BP9CC ships with two magazines in a hard plastic, lockable pistol case and the Bersa limited lifetime warranty. MSRP starts at $475.00.

For more information on the Bersa BP9 Concealed Carry pistol visit www.bersa.com or contact your favorite firearms retailer today to see one in person.

Bersa 2

Bersa BP9 Concealed Carry Specifications:

Caliber: 9mm
Action: Short reset DAO
Capacity: 8 + 1
Overall Length: 6.35″
Barrel Length: 3.3″
Height: 4.8″
Width: 0.94″
Weight (empty): 21.5 oz.
Frame Material: Hi-Impact Polymer Frame
Slide Material: Steel
Safety: Integral Locking System, Firing Pin, Trigger
Sights: Interchangeable SIG Sauer #8 front and Interchangeable GLOCK rear sight
Grips: Integral to frame
Finish: Matte Black, Duo-Tone (Matte Black and Stainless), Duo-Tone (Matte Olive)
MSRP: $475.00 – $485.00

Interstellar Trailer

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Check out the latest trailer for Christopher Nolan’s latest movie, Interstellar. The plot’s still a bit of a mystery, but it involves wormhole travel to save the human race.

SilencerCo / Operation Supply Drop ‘8-Bit Salute’ Limited Edition T-Shirts

Friday, May 16th, 2014


SilencerCo has partnered with Operation Supply Drop to benefit “8-Bit Salute”, a charitable event which aims to send gaming-themed care packages to combat deployed and injured troops. SilencerCo will be selling 5 t-shirts with designs reminiscent of old-school Nintendo games, all outfitted with the various suppressors in their product line, with part of the proceeds of every shirt sold going to charity.


The first shirt in the series, the Game Over – Saker 762 tee, is currently available. The 4 remaining designs will be released over the next four weeks, with a new design available every week.


Schmaltz Products Launches Schmacon, The Un-Bacon

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Schmaltz Products, LLC has just released Schmacon, a smoked & cured glazed beef product when they claim makes a perfect bacon alternative for military foodservice located in countries where pork products aren’t available.

Sweet, Smokey Flavor and Crispness in a Versatile Beef Alternative to Bacon

(Chicago, IL) – Schmaltz Products, LLC announces the launch of Schmacon™, Smoked & Cured Glazed Beef Slices, an innovative alternative to pork bacon with smokey and sweet flavor and a meaty and crisp texture. Schmacon is whole muscle beef seasoned with a proprietary spice blend and cure recipe inspired by its Inventor Howard Bender’s deli roots. It fits right into the food trend landscape of unusual and adventuresome meats and unexpected blendings of flavors and textures.

“Schmacon is delicious and unlike anything else on the market,” says Howard Bender, CEO of Schmaltz Products LLC , who makes Schmacon. Bender is the Culinary Institute of America-trained chef and deli entrepreneur behind this unique product. “Beef factors heavily into deli menus, and seeing what was going on with bacon, I envisioned a beef product that could capture some of the same magic.”

Schmacon tastes indulgent, but in fact it is lower in fat, calories and sodium than traditional bacon. The carefully-trimmed beef that is used has little fat and a patent-pending process is responsible for the crispy finish that rivals that of pork bacon. It comes ready to crisp and serve and can be prepared in a variety of ways including the oven, microwave and stove-top. The result is an easy to prepare, delicious to eat, take on a traditional food favorite that provides an alternative for those who do not eat pork products or are watching their diet. And it’s a welcome, tasty option for people who simply love meat.

Schmacon can stand on its own or amplify the flavors of breakfast, burgers, sandwiches, salads and more with a smokey-sweet boost. “Food trends right now are all about contrasting flavors and textures like sweet and salty. And crispy is huge as well,” says Bender. “Schmacon makes it really easy to get that kind of flavor and texture layering. Of course it’s a winner on a plate of eggs as well.”

Schmacon is already getting enthusiastic response in the foodservice market as it makes its official debut at the National Restaurant Association Show on May 17-20, 2014, where it will receive an innovation award. Foodservice distribution giant, Sysco, has picked it up as have some major universities, restaurants and clubs. It is currently available through online retailer schmaltzonline.com and plans are in place for retail distribution before year’s end.

From The Set Of The New Hunger Games Film

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Hunger Games

Thanks to Tactical Pro Shop for providing this photo from the set of the latest Hunger Games movie, Mockingjay – Part 1.

DTC LifeTools – AutoSafe Tire Pressure Gauge W/ Car Escape Tool

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

DTC AutoSafe

DTC LifeTools’ AutoSafe is a combination tire pressure gauge and multitool. Included with the AutoSafe is a glass breaker and seatbelt cutter, along with light duty tools such as screwdrivers, scissors, and pliers. The AutoSafe includes an LED flashlight and LED flashing red light for emergencies.

Powered by 3 AAA batteries.


Ben Affleck’s Batman Revealed

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Ben Affleck's Batman

Zack Snyder tweeted out a pic of Ben Affleck in his Batman suit along with the Batmobile from the upcoming Batman vs. Superman film. Gotta say that the internet (myself included) may have been a bit hard on Affleck – he at least looks the part.

Art Of The Mag Flip

Monday, May 12th, 2014

The mag flip is what all true operators strive for.


Magnum Enterprises – Jr. AK-47 Combat Rubber Band Gun

Sunday, May 11th, 2014


I picked up this vaguely Kalashnikov-esque rubber band gun at a shop near the boardwalk today. The back up rear sight and sling is a nice touch, and it shoots rubber bands pretty damn well. They also had a pistol on display, but how could I resist the call of the long gun?


Watch Dogs – Character Trailer

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Elysium Concept Artwork

Friday, May 9th, 2014


Artist Aaron Beck of Weta Workshop was given clearance to display concept art that was created for the movie Elysium.

You can check out the full gallery here: skul4aface.blogspot.com/2013/09/elysium-artwork

Snow Lizard – SLXtreme 5 Case

Thursday, May 8th, 2014


Snow Lizard’s SLXtreme 5 is an iPhone 5/5S case designed for heavy duty use. The Polycarbonate case is certified with a MilSpec 810G rating, able to withstand falls up to 6.6ft, and is waterproof with a IP-68 rating for depths up to 6.6ft. An integrated 2550mAh battery extends the battery life of the iPhone by 150%, and a rear solar panel allows for emergency trickle charge: approx. 1 hr sun/10min talk. The SLXtreme also features wide camera lens opening, no slip side grips, and an audio and usb charge port.

Available in Orange, Black, Yellow, White, and Hunter Camo.