The Gustav Gun

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World War 2 was the most devastating war in human history.  If we forget about the events that ended the war thousands of miles away, Germany, Europe and the rest of the combatants used plenty of conventional weapons to wreck havoc on each other for nearly 6 years. The above shows Hitler and some generals … Continued

Gunpowder Painting

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Wyoming artist Danny Shervin uses gunpowder to make his art.  Yes, he does exactly what you are thinking, places each individual grain of gunpowder in a design, and lights it on fire.  I understand that hours are spent hand placing each grain, what I don’t understand is the prices he’s commanding for his art.  I guess … Continued

Exploding Balloons

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TheBackyardScientist has set up some backyard experiments with balloons filled with cornstarch and water. This mixture forms what is called a non-newtonian fluid.  It’s liquid when at rest, but hit it with a sharp, quick force and it turns into a solid.  In the video above they compare balloons filled with water to those filled … Continued

DIY Railgun

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reddit user zebralemur has made the world’s most powerful civilian made electro-magnetic railgun.  A railgun for those who don’t know is a type of weapon that uses alternating electric currents to accelerate a slug to super speeds.  No explosion necessary.  It’s usually very powerful and very dangerous.  But also very difficult, and very dangerous to make. … Continued

Underwater AK-47

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It should come as no surprise to you that I am a fan of the Soviet Made AK-47.  Well, actually, maybe it should, considering just how anti-Soviet I actually am, but there’s just no denying a well made machine, and one thing the AK-47 is, is a well made machine, (at least, the original Soviet … Continued

Helical Magazines

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Reddit user Oelund has put together a nice imgur album explaining how Helical Magazines work for firearms.  It’s nice, it goes with the How a 1911 works.  If you read through the whole imgur album you’ll see the basics of how the magazine was extended, then slanted, then turned onto itself, but it still follows … Continued

Cups of Guns

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Cups is a pretty addicting song, it stays in your head and is actually not bad.  Playing The Cup Song with guns, now that is a step in the right direction.  Welcome to the new year guys. Here’s the regular version:  

Stumble XX – Return of the Wrong

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Where to begin?  It’s been awhile since there have been equal parts amazing, awesome, memorizing, and just plain wrong in a single Stumble Bust.  This is a few months in the making, but I figure I might as well post it now.  I’m afraid that if I wait any longer I might mortally offend some … Continued

The Workings of a 1911

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The series of animated gifs on this site explaining how the  1911  handgun works are amazing.  The detail in each one is superb, and easily explains exactly how this famous weapon works.  The way the arrows and lines follow each item as it moves is great.  Even if you know exactly how the gun works, … Continued

The AA-12

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Nothing else needs to be said about this gun, just listen to the crazy Russian, and then find out where you can buy it while you cialis without prescriptions still can.