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PolarPro – GoPro StrapMount

Friday, May 8th, 2015

GoPro BackPack WakeBoard mount-1-500x400

PolarPro’s StrapMount is a mounting solution for GoPro cameras which allows the user to mount their GoPro to any strap such as those on a backpack, scuba bcd, lifejacket, etc. The mount is constructed of rigid, glass filled nylon, and features a quick-release system for the camera.


Mini Q On Kickstarter

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

The Mini Q is a combination key holder and knife. The base model is constructed of aircraft grade aluminum, although models made of brass and grade 5 titanium are also being offered. The blade is 2.35 inches long and made of hardened 420HC stainless steel, and comes in either drop point, bottle opener knife, or anteater utility styles.


Violent Little Machine Shop – Imperial Express Morale Patch Set

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015


In honor of ‘May the 4th’, Violent Little Machine Shop is offering the Imperial Express morale patch set. Modeled after a certain credit card design, the Imperial Express patches feature four iconic Star Wars characters: Darth Vader, Boba Fett, C-3P0, and, everybody’s favorite Stormtrooper, TK-421.

3″ x 2″, PVC. Made in the USA.


Sharps Bros. – The Jack Lower Receiver Now Available

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

The Jack now available

After months of waiting, Sharps Bros.’s The Jack lower receiver is now available for purchase. Machined from 7075-T6 aluminum, The Jack is hard coat anodized, and has the following features:

– Kick-ass skull design
– Oversized integral trigger guard
– Beveled magazine flare
– Full compatibility with all MilSpec internal parts
– Full compatibility with all MilSpec upper receivers
– Full compatibility with GI standard issue mags as well as PMAGS
– Multi caliber mark

Currently, the only way to get a hold of a ‘The Jack’ lower receiver is to order through Spike’s Tactical. Note that they are backordered, and you’ll have to phone your order in – 407-928-2666.


Here’s The Suicide Squad

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Suicide Squad

A cast photo of the upcoming ‘Suicide Squad’ film has popped up. For those not in the know, Suicide Squad AKA Task Force X is a group of villains in the DC comic universe who are selected by the US Government to undertake highly dangerous black ops missions in exchange for reduced sentences.

The film iteration of the Suicide Squad is composed of (from left to right): Slipknot, Captain Boomerang, Enchantress, Katana, Col. Rick Flagg, Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Killer Crock, and El Diablo.


There’s also this photo of Will Smith as Deadshot with his mask on.

Ground Branch Store Now Up

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Ground Branch

Ground Branch, the tactical FPS developed by BlackFoot Studios, is still going through development, and the official website now has a store. Grab a free early tech preview of the game, a t-shirt, or an early access pack to play through various iterations of the game as it edges closer to release.


Free Comic Book Day 2015

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

This is a reminder that today is Free Comic Book day. Free Comic Book Day is an event that is held on the first Saturday of every May, where participating stores offer a variety of free comic books provided by all the major publishers.

The Thing’s Defibrillator Chest Chomp – Art Of The Scene

Friday, May 1st, 2015

YouTube channel CineFix produced this video on the technical aspects of one of the most iconic moments in John Carpenter’s The Thing, the defibrillator scene. They also did a great video on the Chestburster scene from Alien back in January that’s worth a look.