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Halo 5 Guardians – Hunt The Truth Trailers

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Titled ‘All Hail’ and ‘The Cost’, the two initial trailers for the upcoming Halo 5 Guardians shows there are two sides to every story.


Thunderbirds Are Go! Official Trailer

Monday, March 30th, 2015

A reboot of ‘Thunderbirds’ with special effects by WETA? Sign me up! Too bad the characters aren’t more reminiscent of the original ‘supermarionation’ style, but the live-action sets are on point. Plus, it still beats the pants off of that crappy ‘Thunderbirds’ movie released back in ’04.

‘Thunderbirds Are Go!’ debuts on April 5th in the UK, and April 12th in Australia, with no word on a US release (yet).


Dillinger Corp – Dillinger ‘Bye Bye Blackbird’ T-Shirt

Monday, March 30th, 2015


Dillinger Corp is a recently established UK-based company which produces “independent lifestyle clothing and goods.” Their first product is the limited edition ‘Bye Bye Blackbird’ t-shirt, inspired by the notorious bank robber John H Dillinger. Printed on the front of shirt is an illustration of John’s Remington .41 Double Derringer pistol, with his last words, “Bye Bye Blackbird”, engraved on the barrel. The shirt itself is 100% ringspun cotton, colored black. Available in sizes SM-XXL.


Dillinger Corp’s full product launch is later this year, Spring/Summer.


SPECTRE Teaser Trailer

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Loot Crate – March ‘Covert’ Crate Unboxing

Saturday, March 28th, 2015


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 March was Covert themed, and included several ‘spy-themed’ items.

Easily the best item in this month’s crate is the “This is stirred…” James Bond shirt. Aside from that, the crate also features an Orphan Black Loot Crate-exclusive comic, a “stealth wrist watch”, several booklets and manuals, a free comic voucher, and a spy-themed Mad Libs. All in all, it has some pretty cool stuff.


Sylvester Stallone’s Total Film Kill Count

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Have you ever wondered how many men Sylvester Stallone has killed on-screen through the various roles he’s had over the years? Well, this video has you covered.

ThinkGeek – Tactical Laser-Guided Pizza Cutter

Thursday, March 26th, 2015


ThinkGeek’s Tactical Laser-Guided Pizza Cutter is a pizza cutter with a laser pointer and flashlight, for all your operational pizza cutting needs.


The Pinch Multitool On Kickstarter

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015


The Pinch is a 1.5″ x .05″ titanium multitool with 11 tool functions:

– 6mm hex wrench
– Bottle opener
– Mini pry bar
– 1″ mini ruler
– Key chain hole
– 1/4″ hex bit holder
– 1″ mini scraper
– 4mm flat screwdriver
– 6mm flat screwdriver
– Nail puller
– Wire stripper notch

Its small size and general function make for a good EDC tool.


Primer Projects – 1 In The Chamber Patch

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

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The latest patch from Primer Projects, the ‘1 In The Chamber’ is a PVC patch, sized 2.12″ x 3″. It features a United States flag inspired design, and is Velcro backed.

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Made in the USA.


The XM42 Indiegogo Page Has Launched!

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

The Indiegogo page for the XM42 Handheld Flamethrower is now live.

The XM42 is the world’s first commercially available handheld flamethrower. The XM42 is designed for all manner of household chores:

– Clearing snow and ice
– Eliminating weeds
– Insect control
– Bonfire starting
– Pyrotechnic event displays
– And more…

It feeds from an onboard fuel tank, and is intended to work with 87 octane gasoline. The effective range is roughly 20-25 feet from the nozzle.

At the time of writing, the project has already made $14,000, or 35% of the $40,000 goal, on the first day; this one’s gonna reach its goal fast.


An Update On The Sharps Bros. ‘The Jack’ AR-15 Lower Receiver

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

The Jack

Back in February, I wrote about a stylized AR-15 lower receiver shaped like a skull, produced by custom lower receiver shop Sharps Bros. The original article featured a 3D printed model developed for check fit purposes, however by this point they’ve graduated to full-on aluminum models. Currently, Sharps Bros. is awaiting an ATF variance to clear before they can start mass production. According to the Sharps Bros. Facebook page, we should expect more information on pricing and availability starting April 1st.


Knight’s Armament – SR-25 Magazine Flasks Back In Stock

Monday, March 23rd, 2015


The Knight’s Armament SR-25 Magazine Flasks are back in stock. Modeled directly after the dimensions of an issue SR-25 magazine, the flasks come complete with a KAC single 7.62 magazine pouch, the open top design with an adjustable bungee retention strap. Also included is a small flask funnel. Available with a Coyote, Gray, or MultiCam mag pouch.


Spartan117GW With The MA5B Airsoft Replica

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

RE Factor Tactical – Hand Grenade Dog Toy

Saturday, March 21st, 2015

Hand Grenade Dog Toy

RE Factor has come up with a heavier duty solution for doggie play time. The Hand Grenade Dog Toy is hand sewn from 1000D Cordura and nylon webbing. It features an integrated squeeker, which all dogs love. Although it is made from a durable material, RE Factor states it’s an interactive toy for both dog and owner, and isn’t designed for the sole purpose of chewing. For additional fun, you can pair it with the Pig Sticker Dog Toy, which if you haven’t guessed, is a knife-shaped dog toy.

Made in the USA.


XM42 – The World’s First Commercially Available Handheld Flamethrower

Friday, March 20th, 2015


The XM42 is the world’s first commercially available handheld flamethrower. The XM42 is designed for all manner of household chores:

– Clearing snow and ice
– Eliminating weeds
– Insect control
– Bonfire starting
– Pyrotechnic event displays
– And more…

It feeds from an onboard fuel tank, and is intended to work with 87 octane gasoline. The effective range is roughly 20-25 feet from the nozzle.

There will be a campaign on Indiegogo starting the 23rd. We’ll update the article when the link is open.


RAP4 – M79 Paintball Grenade Launcher

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

M79 Paintball Grenade Launcher

The M79 Paintball Grenade Launcher is made of metal with wooden furniture. It is designed to fire grenade shells that are designed to fire 6mm paintballs, .43 caliber paintballs, and .68 caliber paintballs. Additionally, a NERF Vortex Rocket can be loaded with a grenade cartridge to function as an anti-vehicle and anti-structure projectile.


Pocket Cannon – Mini Cannon

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015


The Pocket Cannon Mini Cannon is a miniature .30 caliber cannon. Featuring a carriage made of aluminum, and a stainless steel barrel the Mini Cannon is designed to be used with .30 caliber slingshot balls and black powder, pyrodex, fireworks powder, and similar propellants. The Mini Cannon can shoot up to 100 yards, and features full 180 degree adjustments.

Available in Black, Sliver, Blue, and Red.


World Of Warships – Developer Diaries – United States Warships

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015


NERF – N-Strike Elite Rhino-Fire Blaster

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015


Easily one of the most impressive NERF blasters yet released, the N-Strike Elite Rhino-Fire is a double-barrel, fixed-position blaster, capable of firing darts up to 90 feet away. The Rhino-Fire is fed by two 25-dart drums, although any standard N-Strike magazines will also work. The Rhino-Fire also features multiple accessory rails, and comes with a tripod.


Spectre Teaser Poster

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015


First observation nearly everybody made (thanks ‘Archer’): Bond’s wearing a Tactleneck!

Second observation: We get it’s iconic, but you can do a lot better than a Walther PPK is this day and age, Bond! Also, keep your damn finger off that trigger!

Third observation: As with ‘Archer’, the outfit is clearly a ‘Live and Let Die’, possibly even a ‘Bullitt’ reference.

NECA Reel Toys – Rambo Action Figure

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015


This is a 7″ Rambo Action Figure released by NECA as part of the Reel Toys line. Confusingly, despite being part of the ‘Reel Toys’ line, it’s actually a special version which pays homage to the 8-bit NES Rambo video game, and comes in special packaging that mimics the original game box. To this end, Rambo comes complete with orange-colored bandana, pants, and boots, and a stylized paint job. His accessories include a bow and arrows, combat knife with sheath, hand grenade, and RPG.


Unfortunately, this one’s going to remain SIB for the foreseeable future, but I did manage to scrounge up a product image so you know what the figure looks like.



Mandalorian / Boba Fett Combat Suit By Ryan B. Flowers

Monday, March 16th, 2015


Artist Ryan B. Flowers came up with this more contemporary take on Mandalorian armor, modifying multiple components and integrating what appears to be an armor carrier. It’s a bit different then his usual Dieselpunk-esque work, but not unfamiliar:

Zombie Armor

Mr. Flowers also came up with this amazing ‘Zombie Armor’ that he sold awhile back.

You can check out more of Ryan B. Flowers’ work here: ryanbflowers.com

Everybody Was Snowmobile Fighting

Sunday, March 15th, 2015

SKD Tactical – Steak & BJ Sale

Saturday, March 14th, 2015


3/14 goes by a few titles: Pi Day, White Day, Steak & BJ Day, but whatever you want to call it, it’s today, and SKD Tactical is celebrating with their 24-hour Steak & BJ Sale. Lasting through 2359 CST tonight, take advantage of a 14%-off site-wide sale. Discounts are applied automatically at checkout, no code required.


Cooking Bacon On A Suppressor

Friday, March 13th, 2015

During prolonged use, cans get hot, really hot. Using that logic, Dustin Ellermann cooked bacon on a GEMTECH TREK 5.56mm suppressor, heated by firing around 90 rounds using a pre-ban M16 lower.