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The Original Ghost Gun

Monday, February 29th, 2016

But can it shoot 30 bulets from a .30-caliber clip within half a second?

Leave it to Hasbro to come up with a great toy called a Ghost Gun. An interesting blend of an MP40 and a flashlight, the Ghost Gun projected an image of one of several ghosts that children of all ages then could use for target practice. My limited research has led me to the conclusion that the Ghost Gun didn’t actually shoot any projectiles, but who cares; it’s a Ghost Gun!

You’ll have to scour eBay for one of these beauties if you want one today, since they’ve been out of production since the 70’s.

Kill Command Trailer

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Looks interesting.

Sword History Spanning Three Millennia From Medieval Times to The Lord Of The Rings Movie

Saturday, February 27th, 2016

Atglen, PA—Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of The Sword: Myth & Reality: Technology, History, Fighting, Forging, Movie Swords by Thomas Laible.


The history, manufacture, and ancient and modern uses of swords in Europe from the 5th century to today can be found here in one convenient source. Learn sword nomenclature and classification, discover sword physics secrets, and compare the history of swordsmanship in Europe to that of Japan. Practical information on different sword types, including those used by Vikings and Samurai, broadens the reader’s understanding of the technical diversity of and relationships between swords from different eras and cultures. Readers can also learn how to tell authentic swords apart from fantasy swords, or “sword-like objects” (SLO), which are commonly used in movies like the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Also, follow the manufacturing process, from welding to pommel construction, and read about historical replicas. Join the authors and countless other featured sword masters and experts on a fact-based and fun-filled adventure from the Middle Ages to modern Europe.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 526 color photos | 240 pp
ISBN13: 9780764348778 | Binding: hard cover | $50.00


WE Airsoft – New Additions To The Double Barrel WE G Series

Friday, February 26th, 2016


WE Airsoft has announced multiple new additions to their Double Barrel WE G Series airsoft pistols: the semi-auto G19, select fire G23, semi-auto G34, and select fire G35. All four of these new pistols are available in black and silver finishes.

WE also produced a video of the new pistols in actions, which can be viewed here.


Daredevil Season 2 Trailer 2

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

The second trailer for Daredevil season 2 came out, so now we have a better look at Elektra, as well as the Hand. Looks pretty good.

Boston Dynamics – Atlas

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

I just finished my first playthrough of Fallout 4, so all I see is the earliest prototype for what will eventually be a long line of synths. The company’s name is even Boston Dynamics; that can’t be a coincidence, can it?

Introducing Factor Equipment: New Brand Of Tactical And Outdoor Gear

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Springdale, AR (PRWEB) February 22, 2016

Announcing the launch of Factor Equipment, an authentic brand of outdoor gear, and its new website: http://www.factorequipment.com. Founded by successful entrepreneur Bryan Griggs, the business has a promising future. Griggs has built and founded some flourishing companies and previously, he has served in top leadership positions at a few major tactical supply companies. He knows the business and that is why he has founded a company with the soul purpose of offering only first-class products. So far, a number of exemplary flashlights are available for purchase on the company’s website. Soon, consumers may shop for outdoor, hunting, fishing, sporting goods, industrial products and more from Factor Equipment.

“Factor Equipment was established to offer quality outdoor and tactical products with matchless customer service,” said Bryan Griggs, founder of Factor Equipment. “We have plans to create more high-quality products. We are not just a flashlight company.”

Made up of a team of athletes, veterans and hunters, Factor Equipment is on a mission to create and deliver the highest quality brand. The new flashlights offer a great value since the ratio of lumens output to cost is better than any light on the market. Batteries are included and they are USB rechargeable. While the American based company is headquartered in Arkansas, its products are able to be purchased from anywhere in the nation at the online store. Customers are guaranteed the best price since the products are sold only through limited distribution.

While Factor Equipment stands by their products and believes they are the best, they are offering a risk-free way for individuals to try them. As a new company, Factor Equipment is offering customers a 30-day Buy and Try. This allows customers to return products and receive a full credit toward the Factor Equipment store. Customer support is available through the website or by calling (479)756-1336. Representatives are ready to answer questions about any of the company’s products or policies every day from 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CST.

Stormtrooper Range Targets By theCrow65

Monday, February 22nd, 2016


While Episode 6 proves that Stormtroopers are incapable of hitting an Ewok at any range, I still felt the above target, sent in as a tip from admin over at Soldier Systems Daily, was worth a post. However, it would be remiss of me not to try and figure out where it came from, since that info wasn’t provided. Luckily, a quick Google image search revealed that this, and other targets, are likely the work of Deviant Art user ‘theCrow65’, who didn’t just stop at Ewoks, but has an entire line of Stormtrooper targets, including Han, Leia, Tusken Raiders, and my personal favorite:


You can check out the rest of theCrow65’s work at thecrow65.deviantart.com/art/stormtrooper-target-V-110383878.

Gear Assist – Elite Zombie Squad Morale Patch

Sunday, February 21st, 2016


Gear Assist a patriotic tactical morale patches and apparel online store. Among their products, the Elite Zombie Squad patch caught my eye. The patch is PVC and Velcro-backed, and depicts the following:

The image is of one unlucky zombie eating a heart with your cross-hair just inches off from where hes going to eat his last bite.

If you have a moment, check out their full line of morale patches at www.gearassist.com/shop/?category=Patches. They also offer a line of stickers and apparel as well.

KarTent Cardboard Tent

Saturday, February 20th, 2016


This is an interesting take on environmentally-friendly outdooring. It’s a cardboard tent which, despite sounding potentially flimsy, is according to the manufacturer adequate at repelling rain for up to 4 days.


Gerber Gear – Dime Travel

Friday, February 19th, 2016


Sometimes you might not be allowed to carry a multitool with a blade. In cases like that, Gerber’s Dime Travel might be the solution. The Dime Travel is a stainless steel multitool with a spring loaded needle nose pliers, wire cutters, spring loaded scissors, bottle opener, file, flat drivers, and tweezers. Additionally, it features a zipper hook for opening a broken luggage zipper.


PTS – Enhanced Systema PTW Gearbox

Thursday, February 18th, 2016


The PTS Enhanced PTW Gearbox is an upgrade replacement mechbox for all M4/M16 Systema PTW Training Weapons. It is constructed of CNC processed aluminum, with a hard anodic oxidation surface, and features an enhanced trigger and selector rack gear.


You can get one at shop.ptssyndicate.com/product/691/PTW_Parts.

SOG Knives – MacV Tool

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

SOG Knives’ MacV Tool is a multitool made of 3Cr13 stainless steel, and shaped after the emblem of the famed Military Assistance Command Viet Nam Studies and Observations Group. As expected of a multitool, despite its unique look the MacV Tool is fully functional, featuring the following 12 tools:

– 1/4″ Hex Bit Driver
– 1/4″ Wrench
– 3/8″ Wrench
– 5/16″ Wrench
– Bottle Opener
– Carbide Sharpener
– Cord Cutter
– Large Flat Screwdriver
– Nail puller
– Philips Screwdriver
– Pry Bar
– Small Flat Screwdriver


ThinkGeek – Boba Fett Windbreaker Jacket

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016


ThinkGeek has released a licensed Boba Fett Windbreaker. It is constructed with a 100% polyester shell and sleeve lining, with a 60/40 CottonPoly body and hood lining, and fully embroidered armor details. Additional features include two pockets, and neck and waist drawstrings.

A bit of unfortunate news: I recently found out that in the current Star Wars canon, Boba Fett isn’t considered a true Mandalorian, just a guy who wears their armor.


Daredevil Season 2 Official Trailer – Part 1

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Continuing with the superhero movie and television news, of which there’s going to be a lot of this year, Netflix released this trailer for the upcoming second season of the Daredevil series. This is continued proof that a good trailer goes a long way in solidifying a casting choice, in this case in regards to Jon Bernthal as Punisher.

The second season of Punisher drops March 18th on Netflix.

An Update On The Red Bull Class Action Settlement

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Back in October 2014, I wrote a brief article about a class action lawsuit being conducted against Red Bull, and the resulting settlement that you could claim if you qualified as a purchaser of Red Bull products. I put my own claim form in around that time, and eventually it faded from my memory.


Well, yesterday, I received the above package, and was a bit confused about its origin until I opened it up and found a 4-pack of 8.4 oz. cans of regular Red Bull.


Comparatively, EOTech is pretty quick on getting those refunds out on their Holographic Sights.

Do Yourself A Favor, And Go See Deadpool

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

In my opinion, Deadpool is probably the very best comic-to-movie transition yet released, and there has been some really good ones both before and currently with the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s a very hard ‘R’, but if that doesn’t bother you, it’s virtually a must-see.

Hauck Toys – NERF Battle Racer

Friday, February 12th, 2016


German toy company Hauck Toys has created the NERF Battle Racer, a pedal-powered cart with NERF branding and full support and storage for NERF blasters and accessories. It features multiple placeholders for NERF blasters and darts, an ergonomic molded seat, and a handbreak.


Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice – Official Final Trailer

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Batfleck is kicking all kinds of ass in this trailer. I’m actually finally excited to see BvS when it comes out later this year.

Primer Projects – Anti-Anti Gun Club Patch

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016


Primer Projects is back with their newest product, the Anti-Anti Gun Club patch. The patch is soft PVC, colored Black and White, sized 3″ x 2″, with Velcro hook backing.

You can get it here: primerprojects.com/product/anti-anti-gun-club

IS Defense Gameplay Trailer

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Sure, why not?

Civil War Vs Apocalypse

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Of the two Marvel property movie trailers that aired during last night’s Super Bowl, which one was better?

Beauty And Youth / Briefing – Camo Flap Sack

Sunday, February 7th, 2016

Camo Pack

Japanese fashion company Beauty and Youth has partnered with luggage company Briefing to produce a couple of Camo Flap Sacks. The Sacks are made of MilSpec materials, and sport a main buckle flap entry, front zip pouch, and two side compartments. Most notably, the packs seem to be made of Brookwood’s All Terrain Arid and All Terrain Transitional pattern fabric, a feature which isn’t mentioned in any of the info for the packs.


Condor – Element Softshell Jacket

Saturday, February 6th, 2016


Condor’s Element jacket is a softshell jacket new for 2016. it features a fleece-lined interior, two internal pockets with media port, and a stow-away hoodie. Additional features include dual slider YKK zipper and articulated elbows and sleeves.


Kershaw Emerson CQC-2K Black On Massdrop

Friday, February 5th, 2016


The Kershaw Emerson CQC-2K Black is currently up on Massdrop, going for $15.99, with an MSRP of $59.99. You have to be a member of Massdrop to take advantage of the ‘drop’, but all that requires is creating an account, and it ends in about 9 days, so take advantage while you can.