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Disney Imagineering Has Created Autonomous Robot Stunt Doubles

Friday, June 29th, 2018

First Disney inadvertently creates the ultimate urban camo colors just so they can hide utility doors and building from guests at their parks, and now they’re making “autonomous robot stunt doubles”, which as we know will translate to parkour-enabled robot death squads when Skynet finally comes about.

Bacon Weapons Skin For Call Of Duty

Friday, March 15th, 2013


For 160 Microsoft points, or 2 dollars, Activision is offering a line of in-game weaponry personalization packs for Black Ops II. These packs include a new weapon skin, three optics reticules for the ACOG, EOtech, and Reflex sights, and a themed ‘calling card’. Skins include Dia de los Muertos, Graffiti, Jungle Warfare, and Bacon (seen above); if you’re wondering, yes, there is a zombie skin.

Call of Duty – Personalization Packs

It’s Super Bowl Sunday

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

While I prep an article more appropriate for the content usually featured on this site, I offer this topical video explaining exactly why you should put all your faith in the Baltimore Ravens winning the Super Bowl later today.

Edit: He called it; always bet on Carl.

Ads In The Urinals – SHOT 2013

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

At trade shows I always have my camera out, as evidenced by these two pics I took while in the restroom at SHOT. Cheers to Cerakote for their creative use of advertising space…

Arsenal Firearms AF2011-A1 – SHOT 2013

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013


Arsenal Firearms’ AF2011-A1 was on display at SHOT Show this year. For those who are unfamiliar, the AF2011-A1 is a double-barreled 1911… yeah, you read that right. Both the frame and slide are custom machined from 39NiCrMo steel, although it does use standard Colt 1911 parts for many of the internals; the sights are also interchangeable with a standard 1911. The magazine consists of two separate 8-round magazines connected by a single floor plate. The company claims the AF2011-A1 is currently the “most powerful and highest stopping power semiautomatic pistol on the world market”, as a payload exceeding 4000 grains of .45 ACP (16+2 capacity) can be fired from the pistol in roughly 3 seconds. Other specifications include a total length of roughly 8 inches with a barrel length of 5 inches, a width of two inches, and a weight of roughly 4 lbs unloaded.



Friday, January 11th, 2013


Illustrator and copywriter Alexander Barrett created this cat-themed camouflage called, appropriately enough, catmouflage.



Happy Doomsday Everybody!

Friday, December 21st, 2012

As we all know, the world did not today, December 21st, 2012, end as was supposedly predicted by the Mayan calendar. Alas, the secret Fanboy bunker hidden in parts unknown goes unused through yet another false doomsday event; maybe next time it’ll find purpose.

Games Workshop Gets Serial Pulled From Amazon For Using The Term ‘Space Marine’

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

The term ‘Space Marine’ was around long before Games Workshop’s ‘Warhammer 40K’ property came into existence, having first appeared in 1932’s ‘Captain Brink of the Space Marines’ by Bob Olsen. Despite this, the web serial ‘Spots the Space Marine’ by M.C.A. Hogarth was taken off Amazon after Games Workshop made a claim that the term ‘Space Marine’ is their exclusive trademark. Hogarth states that according to the Trademarks Database, Games Workshop’s trademark on ‘Space Marine’ only extends to “board games, parlor games, war games, hobby games, toy models and miniatures of buildings, scenery, figures, automobiles, vehicles, planes, trains and card games and paint, sold therewith.”, so it looks like fiction isn’t covered. To further make Games Workshop look like bastards, part of the reader contributions towards ‘Spots the Space Marine’ is donated to Wounded Warrior Project and Soldiers’ Angels.


Hat tip: i09

Burrito Bomber

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Darwin Aerospace has found a more unique use for drone aircraft: the speedy delivery of delicious burritos. Sadly, the earliest we’re likely to see this as a commercial product is 2015, as the FAA is required to introduce regulations on commercial drones by September of that year. Further details can be found at this page: http://www.darwinaerospace.com/burritobomber

The Winnifred Beach (Sport Utility) Bathrobe

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Winnifred Beach has created possibly the only bathrobe that’s suitable for safari, or at least looks the part. It features a brushed cotton-twill exterior with a cotton-terry lining, two large side cargo pockets (able to fit an iPad), two chest pockets with Velcro flaps, one waist-high utility pocket (able to fit an iPhone), and one utility pocket on the left arm with Velcro flap. Additional features include: reenforced “shooting jacket” shoulder/chest patches, button epaulettes, cotton-twill belt, and nylon hanging loop. It’s unisex and “singularly sized for everyone” (read: one-size-fits-all), just roll the sleeves to the desired length.


KRU82 Vodka

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

I stopped by the liquor store today (don’t judge) and noticed these bottles of KRU82 vodka on the shelf. As you can see, they’re metallic, shatterproof bottles with resealable caps and black straps with metal carabiners attached, and they go up to 1.75L in size. If one were so inclined, the container could make a handy emergency survival bottle, provided one had the foresight to bring a bottle of vodka with them while “…hiking, fishing, sailing, skiing or whatever…”


Combat Kitchenware On Kickstarter

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

This is the Fighting Man’s Frying Pan, a creation of Morlock Enterprises currently undergoing funding on Kickstarter, and a regular frying pan transformed into a cooking implement of awesomeness via the sword hilt that conveniently replaces the run-of-the-mill handle. The handle is custom milled and cast from aluminum and combined with a silicone wrap, giving it a sturdy, well insulated property. To be made in the USA.

Kickstarter – Combat Kitchenware

Sparrows Uncuff Link

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Sparrows, leading manufacturer of specialty and quality lock pick tools, has added something a bit more stylish to their product line. These carbon fiber inlaid cuff links have a covert handcuff key engineered into the design which will open almost all standard hand cuffs. Appropriately enough, they’re also designed to keep your French cuffs closed. Pre-orders are currently being taken on the site, and should start shipping in December.


Disclaimer: Tactical Fanboy does not promote any acts of potential law breaking, and puts up some products for informational, entertainment, or novelty purposes only. To quote Sparrows website: “*WARNING: The use of this product under some circumstances may result in you being shot.*”

Medal of Honor Warfighter – The Most Accurate Video Game Ever

Saturday, October 27th, 2012

Mmm…maybe not

Thanks CK

This article was originally published on Soldier Systems Daily.

The Walking Dead – The Musical

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

I was totally expecting the zombies to eat the dude anyway after their little song and dance number. Missed opportunity if you ask me.

Axe Gun

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Axe gun or pistol sword, either option kinda negates the well-known phrase “never bring a knife to a gun fight”.

OMG Tactical Tactical Bottle Opener

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

OMG Tactical’s Tactical Bottle Opener is constructed from die-cast A-384 aluminum alloy that’s anodized to MIL-STD-171D and mounts to anything with a picatinny or weaver rail. It’s also designed to resemble a bald eagle’s profile.

Available for pre-order on infidelcaps.com.

B-Max Armor Testing Video

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

This testing video for Italian company B-Max’s Level III armored plate is pretty standard, until you notice the testing overseer with an open shirt and later without the shirt and with a cigarette in his hand.

Thanks to Nuno M. for the tip!


Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

This knife by Tom Anderson Cutlery can best be described as brass knuckles times insanity. Machined from stainless steel with a handle made from Spanish micarta, it’s pretty damn intimating, by virtue of its 4 sharp edges. Also, it kind of looks like the Batman logo, but only when put on its mantle… while you squint… in a dark room… maybe.

Available from knife-depot.com – $55.49

Hat Tip: Gizmodo

Russian Military Clown Car

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Somebody should make a 10 hour version of this video, just for kicks.

Hat Tip: Stuff I Stole From The Internet

BBC Multi Camo Molle Jacket

Sunday, July 8th, 2012

What you’re looking at right now is the Billionaire Boys Club Multi Camo Molle Jacket. It’s decked out in khaki-ish PALS webbing with a green “Multi Camo” pattern, with two front square pockets and adjustable button closures at the end of each cuff. BBC Astronaut embroidered patchwork is present on the front chest and the left arm has a “BBC Astronaut BB” patch. It also costs 330 USD; need I say more?

Hat Tip: Upscale Hype, where you can also see pictures of Jay-Z wearing it at the fairly recent BBC Radio 1′s Hackney Weekend (if you’re into that sort of thing).

SPP-1 Underwater Pistol

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

The SPP-1 is a Cold War-era firearm of Russian make, designed specifically for use by Soviet Frogmen. It fires 4.5mm steel darts from four individual barrels. The pistol uses a double action firing mechanism and fires each barrel one at at time, with the striker (mounted on a rotating base) rotating to each barrel as the trigger is pulled. Also developed was the Avtomat Podvodnyi Spetsialnyi, an underwater assault rifle that fired 5.66mm darts and was fed using a 26-round detachable box magazine. Of course, the Soviets weren’t unique in their development of multi-barreled underwater firearms: the Underwater Defense Gun Mark 1 Mod 0 and H&K P11 were designed and used by the United States and allied nations for similar purposes.

Hat Tips:


Small Arms Defense Journal


Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

1 M&P-15, 1 muzzle break, 3 lasers, 4 flashlights, 3 red dot sights, 9 30-round magazines, 1 forward grip bipod, 2 additional laser/flashlights, and 2 additional horizontally mounted magazines = one 100% badass mall ninja zombie killin’ rifle!

The Zombie

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Yet another video of an individual dressing like one of the undead and terrorizing random people. Although this one seems at least partially scripted, you have to wonder when one of these zombie pranks will end in tragedy.

Flipping With Guns

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012