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Friday, April 24, 2015

Ghost Gunner Now Shipping!

So, you want to finish your 80% Lowers and you have $1,500 to drop in the bucket? Defense Distributed has now announced that they are shipping out their most likely and certainly to be controversial Ghost Gunner Machine. They have put out the following highly artsy promo video to drive the point home and most assuredly act as a shit magnet to their cause.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Underwater Target Practice

Our favorite unbiased media source Russia Today has released this footage of Russian Special Operations Forces utilizing their underwater weaponry in Sevastopol Bay. We must say this appears to be the most effective underwater defense known to man. Clearly, the switch over from the APS underwater Rifle to the ADS hasn't taken full effect. The SPP-1 Pistol has an effective range of 55 feet at a depth of 15 inches, while the rifle will hit a target at nearly 100 feet with the same depth. 

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Armilite Sponsors University of Florida 3-Gun Team

Armalite is proud to announce its addition of the University of Florida 3-Gun Team to its Ambassador Program for the 2015 shooting season. Founded by four members of the Gator Pistol Team in mid-2014, the University of Florida 3-Gun Team competes in multi-gun and pistol matches throughout the East Coast. They are a fully functioning club with weekly practices at the Gainesville Target Range. Shortly after banding together, the team made a splash on the 3-gun circuit with several members placing in the Top 5 in their division in major matches. 



The 2015 team members are: Evan Doss (Captain), James Nguyen, Jeff Simons, Justin Stephens and Steven Bottcher (Coach). The team currently has major matches scheduled in Florida, Georgia, Texas, North Carolina, Alabama, Virginia, West  The University of Florida Gators 3-Gun Team was chosen as Ambassadors of Armalite because of their goal to generate awareness of the shooting sports among young shooters, educate the public on firearm safety and grow the sport by creating a collegiate 3-gun series for college aged “Armalite is honored to be on the leading edge of the introduction of 3-gun at the collegiate level,” said Tommy Thacker, President of Armalite. “This partnership shows that we are dedicated to growing the sport across all levels of competition. We are hoping that this team will help educate other schools and bring more shooting programs to the forefront of the programs.”

The Gators will be using Armalite’s M153GN18 rifles this season. Be sure to look for these guys on a range or at an event year you!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Minuteman Pocket Knife

Minuteman Watch Co. just started accepting orders for our new American made knife.For each knife we sell 25% of the profit will go to charities that assist veterans and their families. 


Specs:
  • Made in the USA by Pro-Tech knives for Minuteman Watch Co.
  • Manual open
  • Plunge Lock
  • Handle: T6 6061 Aluminum anodized Flat Dark Earth
  • Blade Steel: 154-CM Stainless Steel
  • Blade Coating: DLC black coated by Ionbond
  • Blade Length: 4 inch
  • Blade Width: 1.35 inch
  • Blade Thickness: .125 inch
  • Closed Length: 5.25 inch
  • Overall Length: 9.25 inch
  • Weight: 5.5 oz.
  • Knife Includes: Skull lanyard and Nylon sheath
We are only able to offer 40 of these high quality American made knives at this time. For more information please visit: 

Monday, April 20, 2015

MultiCam Alpine Fabric Now Available

1947 LLC has now released the MultiCam Alpine Camouflage on 500D Cordura for nylon gear and a lightweight 2 oz. Textured Nylon for the requisite Overwhite set and pack covers. We are excited to see one of the most popular camouflage patterns available in its "snow" variant. MultiCam Alpine webbing will soon follow. For pricing and orders visit 1947LLC.com


Sunday, April 19, 2015

Glock 43 V. M&P Shield

When I look for scientific reviews of  the best possible pocket pistol, I always turn Youtube channels for a thorough comparison. MrGunsnGear has provided just that by showing off the new Glock 43 in contrast to the previously released Smith & Wession M&P Shield. As he notes he doesn't normally do comparison videos, but clearly the Mr. Wizard in him took over and he just had to do it. Kudos to him for doing what will inevitably be done and discussed ad naueam.