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Anatomy: Handguns of WWII

Anatomy: Handguns of WWII

Awesomer reader Othais of C&Rsenal spent many hours painstakingly disassembling and photographing the inner workings of eight famous guns from the WWII era. Gun enthusiasts can grab the 16″ x 20″ poster over on Indiegogo.

Star-Spangled Gunfire

Star-Spangled Gunfire

A guy demonstrates his targeting skills by playing The Star-Spangled Banner by firing his rifle at custom-made musical gun targets. Why would you do such a thing? Because MURICA!

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The Filmography of Guns

The Filmography of Guns

Calm the Ham’s third print in her Filmography series features 115 guns from film and television, from Dirty Harry to Star Wars. The illustration is also available on a t-shirt, as well as in an expanded book version.

The M1 Garand

The M1 Garand

Ahoy takes on a weapon that was once described as “the greatest battle implement ever devised” – the M1 Garand. Watch to find out when and why the rifle became famous, and see its various video game appearances. Ping!

The Double-barreled Shotgun

The Double-barreled Shotgun

(Gore) YouTuber Ahoy provides a brief history and primer on the double-barreled shotgun. He then explains how it became a staple weapon in many first-person shooters, from Doom II and up until today’s recent releases.

Duello Gun Bookend

Duello Gun Bookend

The perfect bookend for all your old cowboy books, this cast resin weapon is based on a vintage revolver, embellished with intricate flourishes. Buy two and have an old-fashioned shootout between the ends of your bookshelf.

Shotgun with a Silencer

Shotgun with a Silencer

While silencers have been readily available for rifles and handguns for years, this is the first time we’ve seen one on a shotgun. The SilencerCo Salvo Shotgun Suppressor lets you shoot skeet in near silence. Where did the boom go?

Two Balloons, One Bullet

Two Balloons, One Bullet

Rated RR dared .22 cal trick shot expert 22plinkster to hit two side-by-side balloons with just one bullet… not once, but twice. He ended up doing it three times. Maybe this action hero was on to something after all.

Breda M37 Paintball Machine Gun

Breda M37 Paintball Machine Gun

Put the pain in paintball with RAP4’s made-to-order replica of the Breda M37, a heavy machine gun used in World War II. It has an automatic paintball feeder and semi-auto, 3-shot and full-auto firing modes.

How to Disarm an Assailant

How to Disarm an Assailant

Martial artist, former U.S. Marine and minister Victor Marx shows off his incredible speed and dexterity as he safely rips a handgun from the hand of a would be attacker. We don’t recommend trying this one at home.

Chalk Warfare 3.0

Chalk Warfare 3.0

The latest episode of SoKrispyMedia’s Chalk Warfare sees combatants draw weapons from popular video games, movies and even YouTube channels. To future chalk warriors: soak yourself in water before you fight.

Paper Submachine Gun Kit

Paper Submachine Gun Kit

The perfect weapon for cardboard warfare, this papercraft kit provides die-cut templates for your very own Heckler & Koch MP7A1 submachine gun, complete with removable clip. Guaranteed not to fire actual bullets.

Mattel BoomCo Blasters

Mattel BoomCo Blasters

Mattel is now in an arms race with NERF. Its BOOMco. Blasters have reusable and universal plastic ammunition with sticky tips. It’s already available in certain parts of Europe and should be out in the US this summer.

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Assault Rifle Slow-Mo

Assault Rifle Slow-Mo

The Slow Mo Guys fired off a fully-automatic assault rifle and captured its action at 18,000 fps, showing off every detail of the firing mechanism grabbing bullets, placing them in the firing chamber, and letting the casings fly.

The Gun Box

The Gun Box

This high-tech safe for firearms provides fast access to weapons, but only with an authorized fingerprint and/or an RFID ring or wristband. Sounds an alarm if moved, can be secured with a Kensington cable, and doubles as a USB charger.

Echo1 M134 Airsoft Minigun

Echo1 M134 Airsoft Minigun

More expensive than many actual firearms, the M134 is a ridiculous Airsoft gun. It weighs 35lb., mostly due to its steel body and swappable barrels. It carries up to 1,700 rounds, which will all be gone in about a minute of continuous fire.

Rubber Band Machine Gun

Rubber Band Machine Gun

A battery-operated rubber band gun that can carry up to 672 bands and fire up to 14 at once. But perhaps the best feature is not in the gun itself. It has an accessory that makes reloading much easier and faster than if you did it by hand.

Two Guys, One Bullet

Two Guys, One Bullet

So you’ve got a problem. Two bad guys are getting away, and you’ve got just one bullet in your gun to take them down. What do you do? If you have a knife like the guy in this Filipino movie, your problem has a simple solution.

Epic Halo Needler Replica

Epic Halo Needler Replica

Harrison Krix of Volpin Props shows off his incredible replica of the Needler from Halo 4, as it goes from concept to completion in this time-lapse. The gun measures 31 in. long, weighs 10 lbs. and is lit by 54 LEDs. Build log on Tested.

How to Make a Banana Pistol

How to Make a Banana Pistol

DIYer DaveHax shows us how to take an ordinary banana and turn it into a not-so-deadly – and still kind of edible – weapon. When you’re done, you can throw the banana peel on the ground to make any pursuers fall on their butts.

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Slow Motion Underwater Guns

Slow Motion Underwater Guns

In honor of Shark Week, Richard Ryan gives us some fascinating and artistic info, as he shoots hollow point and 9mm ammo underwater and presents it to us in the glorious slow motion.

AK-47 Underwater Slow Mo

AK-47 Underwater Slow Mo

Destin of Smarter Every Day teamed up with the Slow Mo Guys to capture what happens when you shoot an AK-47 underwater. At 27,450 fps, we see a gas bubble and a water jet emerge along with the bullet.

Tequila Shooter Bottles

Tequila Shooter Bottles

Nothing like guns and booze to get your evening off to a rousing start. This tequila from Hijos de Villa in either a Reposado Glock 9mm or Blanco Silver six-shooter bottle, and are perfect for firing “shots” into the two included glasses.

Gunplay

Gunplay

Slacktory and One Minute Galactica assemble another epic supercut – the greatest gunfights in the history of movie making. Yes, it glorifies on-screen violence, but that’s just it – keep it on the screen, and out of real life, folks.

NERF Vortex Pyragon Blaster

NERF Vortex Pyragon Blaster

A much more powerful version of the original Vortex Blaster, NERF’s Pyragon Blaster holds up to 40 discs in its magazine, and can blast targets up to 60 feet away. Grab the optional ammo belt for quick reloads.

AK-47 Guitar

AK-47 Guitar

Guitar builder Jimmy DiResta made this custom electric guitar for musician Wyclef Jean, turning what was once an axe into an assault rifle. Jump to 6:35 to see the finished instrument.

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