Tag: history

Thunderflix: Latest in Gun Videos

It’s Friday night. The hellish work week finally came to a close, and the sweet, sweet smell of movie popcorn is in the air. Lucky for you, the hottest flick came via snail mail straight to your home… Read More

Blackhawk by the Numbers

In the scheme of things, Blackhawk has only existed for a short period of time. Yet during the last 17 years, it has managed to work its way up to become a leader in tactical gear and equipment,… Read More

By The Numbers: Bianchi Holsters

A garage seems like an appropriate setting for the birth of a rock band, not a future multi-million dollar company. Yet, like Mattel and Apple Inc., Bianchi International began in 1958 with John Bianchi, a full-time Southern California… Read More

‘Top Shot’ Seeks America’s No. 1 Marksman

Apparently history just isn’t enough for The History Channel anymore. It’s venturing into the reality show world with a bang. Albeit a bit delayed (didn’t this whole “reality” trend start back in early ’00?), Top Shot promises to… Read More

One Man, 36 Gun Nicknames

Last week, we gave you some of the craziest gun nicknames that have appeared throughout history. This week we offer up 36 original nicknames that all come right out of one man’s arsenal. The gentleman, who decided it… Read More

By the Numbers: Galco Holsters

From the real cops and military personnel to the ones we watch on the big screen, all have at one time or another used one of Glaco’s world-famous holsters. Their products can certainly make you feel like any… Read More

Five Whacked-Out Gun Nicknames

Developing pet names for inanimate objects is nothing out of the ordinary, especially when it comes to possessions as prized and powerful as guns. Yet sometimes these nicknames come not from adoration, but from pure disdain or infamy…. Read More

New Fourth-Gen Glock Coming Soon

Blogs and forums are buzzing about the redesigned fourth-generation Glock, set for release in 2010. Richard over at Gun Holsters and Gear says the new Glock, or the “Next Generation of Perfection,” is rumored to have an adjustable… Read More

Gun Holster FAIL

This oldie-but-goody video of a DEA agent shooting himself in the foot while lecturing about gun safety is a painful reminder of the importance of a good, secure gun holster. In the video, you will see that he… Read More

History Lesson: Kydex Gun Holsters

Kydex, a durable leather-alternative, has quickly become a favorite holster material for gun enthusiasts alike. Although it’s not as sturdy as its injection-molded carbon fiber counterparts (like the Blackhawk Serpa Holster line), Kydex’s popularity has steadily increased during… Read More