While it's not making any national headlines, this home invasion happened this morning in a town that's about an hour and a half north of me. And for those of you keeping score at home, that's 3 to 5 home invaders -- hence the need for high capacity magazines -- and the location is directly across the street from a school, and anywhere within 1,000' of which is a GUN FREE ZONE to any non-property owners without a valid CCW. So even if it's a Noisy Cricket, have the means to defend yourself and your loved ones.
On that note, I got around to swinging by the ol FFL -- who raised his transfer fee from $15 to $25, you son of a bitch -- and picked up the new Taurus Millenium Pro that I
stole got a sweet ass deal on last week. I know that I've shit on Taurus products before so part of me was steeling myself for unboxing a giant turd, but I have to admit... I'm kind of fucking impressed. The build quality, and fit and finish are much better than I was expecting, and the gun as a whole presents a very solid feel. The ergonomics are great, the grip stipling makes my hand feel like a fucking gecko. One thing that really freaked me out is even though its a striker filed pistol, it's still a DA/SA trigger. Meaning when you rack the slide,there's almost no tension on the trigger (unlike a revolver) and it's only the last fraction of an inch of trigger pull that fired the weapon. With a live round, this would cycle the slide and repeat the process but on an empty chamber, this allows you to pull the trigger again -- a very heavy trigger now -- and fire the gun double action. If I understand it correctly, the idea being if you have a light primer strike and the round fails to fire, you can simply pull the trigger again before resorting to tap/rack. The plain 3-dot sights are ho-hum, and the slide release lever could use some fine tuning, but all said and done $189 for a concealable 9mm with 12+1 capacity, I can't coamplain one bit. I haven't made it to the range yet -- this weekend maybe? -- so I can't tell you how it fires just yet, but after first impressions I'm not altogether shocked that it was the most popular firearm on Gunbroker for a few months.
And speaking of range time, if you're looking for inexpensive 9mm rounds, and don't mind buying a little teeny tiny bit in bulk, BOY DO I HAVE A FUCKING DEAL FOR YOU.
I need you to get on Street View and show me exactly where this BMW sedan is parked. if you need a hint on what city you should be looking in, think illegal immigrants who kill you with stolen handguns.
The phone is a Samsung S3 missing the back cover.. that's the only Samsung phone with three holes in the back cove. thank me now, Seeya, Mike
Not satisfied with creating stylish supercars, Aston Martin is getting its tires wet by teaming up with Quintessence Yachts and naval architects Mulder Design, both from The Netherlands, to produce the Aston Martin AM37 37-foot powerboat. And it has at least one technological feature James Bond would likely approve of – a sliding deck that can cover the cockpit at the touch of a button.
During an aerial refueling, there are strong aerodynamic forces that occur due to the refueler aircraft and receiver aircraft operating in such close proximity. After emergency disconnect, you'll notice this receiving AWACs flew a little too low and a little too far forward. Then when it made a slight nose up correction, its bow wave actually pushes up on the tail of the refueler aircraft upwards, causing the refueler to pitch nose down and resulting in the near miss. The AWACS was forced to pull several negative Gs for a quick separation from the refueler.
Boy I'd sure like to tip this woman as a way of saying I appreciate her magnificent costume, but I'm not sure what type of currency I should give her. Any ideas?
The bagpiper is about here on the river Maine in Aschaffenburg Germany. I couldn't get the exact spot, because Germany is weird about Google Street view, but you can match up the building in the background. The boat is called the River Countess and you can see more of the young lady and her micro thin landing strip here. Keep 'em coming, Tim
Old and busted: the running of the bulls. The new hotness: the goring of the fat lazy American tourists. And yes, there is video.
Arm wrestling is a test of strength involves two participants. One places one arm on a surface with their elbows bent and touching the surface, and they grip each other's hand. The goal is to pin the other's arm onto the surface, with the winner's arm over the loser's arm. Various factors can play a part in one's success in arm wrestling. Technique and overall arm strength are the two greatest contributing factors to winning an arm wrestling match. Other factors such as the length of an arm wrestler's arm, his/her muscle and arm mass/density, hand grip size, wrist endurance and flexibility, reaction time, as well as countless other traits, can add to the advantages of one arm wrestler over another.
A British graffiti artist had a year-long battle with a local council. Hhow it transformed an otherwise unremarkable brick building has been recorded in a gloriously amusing photo series.