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GAEMS Rail System – Satellite Stand

Thursday, June 30th, 2016


GAEMS has basically taken a Picatinny quad rail and turned it into a mounting stand for their line of gaming monitors, and other gaming and electronic accessories. Honestly, it’s a pretty decent idea, given how functionally beneficial Picatinny rails have been for firearms, plus the hollow channel serves as a great method for cable management. There’s no word on whether it’s actually built to M1913 standard (my guess is no), but it is made of aluminum with an anodized black finish, so it’s possible it’s built to similar quality standards. Also, now I’m tempted to try and make my own stand out of an M-LOK forend, or even better KeyMod; there’s bound to be some easily-adaptable shelving units that are already compatible with it.

The GAEMS Rail System comes out July 25th.


Virgil Sings On The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Singer/Songwriter Paul Williams showed up on the set of the Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in 1973, wearing his Virgil makeup from Battle of the Planet of the Apes.

Empty Shell, LLC – XM556 Microgun

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016


The XM556 Microgun is a weapon currently under development by Texas-based company Empty Shell, LLC. The XM556 Microgun is designed as a defensive suppression weapon chambered for the 5.56mm NATO cartridge, and is based in concept and design on the M134 gatling gun system. Profile pictures on Empty Shell’s website show the XM556 Microgun as being shorter in length than a carbine-length AR-15 and even a PS90, so if anything else, it has a pretty compact profile going for it.

Stay tuned for more info on this weapon as it becomes available.


Primer Projects – Freedom Patch

Monday, June 27th, 2016


The Freedom Patch is the latest product from Primer Projects. Sized 3.75″ x 1.75″, the Freedom Patch is made of soft PVC with a black and white colorway, and Velcro hook backing.


The Loudner

Sunday, June 26th, 2016

Detective Sledge Hammer, everybody.

DIY Fallout Armor

Saturday, June 25th, 2016

Evil Ted of DIY Prop Shop shows how to make a set of body armor from Fallout on the cheap. Pretty cool stuff.

Boston Dynamics – SpotMini

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Boston Dynamics has further cemented the eventuality that they’re the Cyberdyne Systems of the real world with the SpotMini. Soon these things will be wearing camouflage overlays that make them virtually-indistinguishable from real dogs, and they’ll serve as the perfect surprise attack wave of the eventual AI takeover.

Titanfall 2 Gameplay

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Some b-roll of the footage from the E3 trailer for Titanfall 2 has surfaced, mixed in with a bit of never-before-seen gameplay. It looks like an improvement over the first one, which was, in all honesty, a pretty fun game. I’m pretty eager about this one.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Trailer

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Tom Cruise may be too short to accurately play Jack Reacher (as described in the novels), but he was badass in the first film, and I bet he’ll be badass in this one.

World’s Largest NERF Gun

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Yeah, I want one.

HBO’s Westworld

Monday, June 20th, 2016

A Westworld reimagining/remake? Yes, please!

Comes out this October.

Happy Father’s Day All You Tactical Dads

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

And non-tactical dads, we’re all inclusive here.

That is all.

Sammy Davis Jr. – Bang! Bang!

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

Robin and The 7 Hoods is playing on the tube, so it seems like a good reason to share one of the best numbers in the film.

Operator Cash

Friday, June 17th, 2016

Operator Franklin

Images of US currency altered to make Alexander Hamilton, Ulysses S. Grant, and Benjamin Franklin into bonafide, pipehitting oper8ors have surfaced on the interwebz recently. They are the work of Sergiy Lysenko of Beserker Airsoft, who is clearly a very talented individual when it comes to defacing legal US tender.

Check out the Beserker Airsoft Facebook page for the other two bills, and to see some awesome airsoft stuff to boot: www.facebook.com/berserker.airsoft

DIY Airsoft Machine Gun

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

YouTuber NightHawkInLight‘s DIY Airsoft gun wouldn’t be practical (or legal) on a field, but 5000+ RPM certainty is impressive.

CoD Infinite Warfare ‘Ship Assault’ Campaign Gameplay

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016


Also, some space ship combat.

CP Gear – BeerArmour

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

This might be a little late for Father’s Day but it’s still right on time for the summer.  The BeerArmour from CP Gear is a little armor vest in CADPAT for your Molsen.

Padded and featuring PALS webbing, CP Gear can embroider up to nine characters on the BeerArmour. Also availabke in Woodland, Black and Coyote.


Deluxe Edition Bluetooth Pip-Boy

Monday, June 13th, 2016


So you missed out on your chance to get one of the very limited Pip-Boy editions of Fallout 4 when they came out, but you really wanted one, and by “one”, I mean a wearable Pip-Boy that doubled as an iPhone case. Well, a while ago, ThinkGeek announced that they had the exclusive rights to sell future replicas of the Pip-Boy, and they’re finally delivering on that license, with the upcoming Deluxe Edition Bluetooth Pip-Boy.

It’s worth noting that this Pip-Boy isn’t a glorified phone case like the one that came with the game is, but is actually a self-contained unit with a functioning “Cosplay mode” with status, special, and perks screens; an alarm clock function; and SMS messaging, phone, and audio streaming when connected via Bluetooth to your phone.

The Deluxe Pip-Boy is poised to release November of this year, and has a listed price of $350.


Battlefield 1 Gameplay

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

With E3 right around the corner, EA has already started to reveal gameplay of the upcoming Battlefield 1 via a live multiplayer event. YouTuber jackfrags happened to record some of the gameplay and released it on his channel. Looks pretty cool.


Saturday, June 11th, 2016


The Timahawk is a 27″ long survival tool which consists of a 6″ axe blade, 2″ pry-bar, and 2″ ADZE hammer head. The tool is constructed of 4130 pre-hardened steel, with recycled hard custom plastic handles. It comes complete with a 900D polyester sling back carrying case, with PALS-compatible webbing and additional storage compartments.


Black Panther Warrior Pack

Friday, June 10th, 2016


As part of the massive line of ‘Civil War’ toys and memorabilia, Hasbro released the Black Panther Warrior Pack, a costume set which consists of a Black Panther mask and gloves. We’ve played with them a bit, and although the set make you look pretty darn cool (as one of the Three Amigos as pictured below will show you), it doesn’t allow you to effortless fight with sweet acrobatic moves, nor do the gloves make large gashes in nigh-indestructible metals.


You can pick it up from several retailers and online stores, including Toys-R-Us.


Superesse Paracord – The Bug Out Bracelet

Thursday, June 9th, 2016


Superesse Paracord is a Veteran Owned/Operated store on Etsy, which, as you may have guessed from the name, makes and sells a variety of crafted-to-order paracord-based products. The Bug Out Bracelet is Superesse’s most comprehensive offering, consisting of a fully-loaded paracord bracelet, which is essentially a wearable bug-out bag with 30+ items, allowing you to “start a fire, build shelter, purify water, signal for help, waterproof a poncho, replace a shoelace, fish, carve an arrow/fashions bow, set a snare trap, tighten a lose screw, boil/cook, open a can of food, skin an animal, white a note, signal, suture a wound, etc.”

You can check out Superesse’s full offerings at the link below:


Cabot Guns – Meteorite Pistols

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016


Cabot Guns’ Big Bang Pistol Set, also known as the Meteorite Pistols (insert some play on words about ‘Space-Age Materials’) are a unique set of two 1911s. They were made from an iron-nickel alloy obtained from a meteorite that crashed into what is now Gibeon, Namibia, billions of years ago. Reportedly, the pistols are valued at approximately $5 million, although it remains to be seen wether anyone is willing to pay that much for them.

You can find out more about the pistols at cabotgun.com

THIK – EvadeClip Available For Pre-Order

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

The folks over at Tiny Inconspicuous Handcuff Key have developed what they call the EvadeClip, intended as an all-in-one solution for escape, evasion, and survival in an urban environment. The EvadeClip features an integrated clip for attachment to one’s person, and consists of a stainless steel mini saw, carbide grit rod saw, and stainless steel 3-piece lock pick set.


3D Printable Boba Fett EE-3 Carbine Blaster Rifle

Monday, June 6th, 2016


Thingiverse user AprilStorm has produced a 3D-printer-friendly version of Boba Fett’s EE-3 Carbine Blaster Rifle from the Star Wars series. It was designed principally to be used for prop use by charitable organizations such as the 501st, however it’s also under Creative Commons non-commercial license, so as long as you give credit where credit is due (and don’t mind assembling the components), you can print out the design yourself.