WASP Injection Knife vs Ballistic Gel

Here’s the air-powered WASP Injection Knife tested on ballistic gel. Watch the video to see what happens.

WASP Injection Knife vs. Ballistic Gel [VIDEO]

Screenshot of video via YouTube/GY6vids

When you see a video headline about stabbing a knife into ballistic gel, you would probably be unenthused because you already know what will happen. The knife will just slice through the ballistic gel, so what’s the big deal?

The WASP Injection Knife not only slices through the gel, but explodes it.

Watch video and read full article here.

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Colorado State Rep argues poorly against on-campus carry

Recently there has been a lot of debate over whether or not women should be permitted to carry on campus. While trying to explain why women don’t need to resort to on-campus carry, Colorado State Rep Joe Salazar said that just because a woman thinks she is being raped, doesn’t mean their suspected attacker has any intent on raping them.

It’s why we have call boxes, it’s why we have safe zones, it’s why we have the whistles. Because you just don’t know who you’re gonna be shooting at. And you don’t know if you feel like you’re gonna be raped, or if you feel like someone’s been following you around or if you feel like you’re in trouble and when you may actually not be, that you pop out that gun and you pop — pop a round at somebody

The list of flaws in such a small statement are substantial.

  1. Call boxes don’t mean you’re safe. Call boxes are located around campus in the event someone feels threatened, but what happens after that? What happens after you press the call button and tell university police where you are (if you even know) and what your issue is? You wait. You stand around with the threat of an attack lingering and you wait. I personally used to feel safe at the thought the call boxes were located around campus, but it is a false hope. The one time I ever needed to use a call box, the officer on the other end was laughing and talking to his co-workers in the background, not even acknowledging that I was afraid. It took over a minute to get him to listen to me and he didn’t even know where I was. By the time the lights on the call box went off, it took them over 10 minutes to get to me. There is nothing “safe” about this.
  2. Safe Zones? You think that just because an area is labeled a ‘safe zone’ that it means that attackers are less likely to choose a victim? What happens when they are no longer in this so-called ‘safe zone’?  Safe Zones don’t protect women from a rapist/attacker any more than gun free zones protect people from a shooter. Criminals break the law.
  3. “It’s why we have whistles..” This is assuming that a woman wears a rape whistle 24 hours a day 7 days a week. This is not a logical or reasonable assumption to make. If the victim doesn’t have a whistle with her, is she just supposed to whistle on her own? And just for the sake of the argument, let’s say the victim DOES have a rape whistle and uses it while she is being attacked. Who is coming to her rescue? Can the university police hear her from their cars or their station? Do you think students are going to jump out of their beds and run to the rescue (not that that is a safe option either) in the middle of the night when they hear a random whistle going off in the parking lot?

So instead of offering female students the option to legally carry a firearm on campus, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs offers these 10 tips:

1.    Be realistic about your ability to protect yourself.
2.    Your instinct may be to scream, go ahead!  It may startle your attacker and give you an opportunity to run away.
3.    Kick off your shoes if you have time and can’t run in them.
4.    Don’t take time to look back; just get away.
5.    If your life is in danger, passive resistance may be your best defense.
6.    Tell your attacker that you have a disease or are menstruating.
7.    Vomiting or urinating may also convince the attacker to leave you alone.
8.    Yelling, hitting or biting may give you a chance to escape, do it!
9.    Understand that some actions on your part might lead to more harm.
10.    Remember, every emergency situation is different.  Only you can decide which action is most appropriate.

Number 10 is my absolute favorite. “Only you can decide which action is most appropriate”. Oh you know, unless the action I think is most appropriate is to arm myself.

What are your thoughts– should women be permitted to carry on campus?

New gun owner uses firearm on home intruder

As reported on The Blaze, son gives his widowed mother a gun out of fear for her safety. One week later, she uses the firearm after being woken up by an intruder in the middle of the night.

A woman was startled out of her sleep early Thursday morning when she heard what sounded like someone breaking into her home. It turned out to be a robbery suspect who police believe was breaking into neighborhood homes in West Columbus, Ohio.

The woman grabbed her firearm and confront the intruder, eventually firing what would be a fatal shot. The suspect was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital hours later.

The homeowner’s son told WSYX-TV that he had given the gun to his mom, a widow, last week because he was worried about her safety.

West Columbus Police Sgt. Dave Sicilian confirmed to the news station that the “homeowner was awakened and defended herself.”

However, he also reportedly added, “We need to determine if she needed to defend herself and if she took the proper action.”

My first thought after reading this article was what was there to determine? A man broke into a single woman’s home in the middle of the night. Of course she needed to defend herself!

Not to mention, has Sgt. Sicilian not read up on recent laws in his state? Senate Bill 184 that passed in September of 2008 required that the victim of a home invasion had to attempt to retreat before using deadly force and would have to prove that in court. However, Senate Bill 17 was brought into effective 3 years later and made numerous changes to the previous policies, including provisions known as ‘Castle Laws’. Since the Castle Doctrine was brought into effective, homeowners are presumed to have acted in self-defense when using deadly force against someone who has illegal entered their vehicle or place of residence.

South Carolina Home Owner Protects Family Against Home Invader

According to Mechanicsville, South Carolina’s local media reports, two armed men broke into a home occupied by two females, an 11 year old boy, and an adult male. The armed men physically assaulted the two women and struck the young boy over the head with their gun. One of the suspects also shot and killed the family dog.

Woken up by the commotion, the adult male homeowner was able to access a gun and started firing at the two intruders. The suspects fled the scene. One was found dead near the property and the other was arrested soon after the disturbance. 

According the Carolina Live, the surviving suspect is charged with Burglary to the First Degree, three accounts of Assault and Battery Second Degree, and Criminal Conspiracy. Honestly, I think he should be charged with murder as well. 

The homeowner will not be facing any charges. 

Yet again, a good guy with a gun saves the lives of loved ones. This just goes to show, guns are not evil. It is the people who are carrying them. If put in the exact situation, wouldn’t you want a gun to save your life as well as your family’s? 

Everytown Advertisement Proves Anti-Gun Policies Are MORE Dangerous for Women

 

Bloomberg’s new anti-gun organization Everytown released this new advertisement in hopes that it would encourage people to contact their legislators and get guns out of the hands of domestic abusers. Fine, I get that and I would even agree with it BUT what happens when these criminals disobey laws? What happens when they get a hold of a gun illegally? 

In this advertisement, the woman has a restraining order against her ex-husband. If he were going to follow laws, wouldn’t he have obeyed the law stating that he is not allowed to come near her? A piece of paper and a phone call to the police does nothing but create a false sense of hope and ultimately leaves women in these situations defenseless. 

Everytown has made it clear on multiple occasions that their main target is women. They want women to feel less vulnerable, like they are no longer at risk of being a victim to violent criminals. Yet, what did this video show you? This advertisement PROVES that the anti-gun policies that Everytown stands behind are actually making women MORE vulnerable. Let’s say he didn’t have a gun. Do you honestly think he wouldn’t have come crashing through the same door with a different weapon of choice? And then what would she do? Guns aren’t the problem in this situation, it’s the criminal who is intending to do great harm. 

Now, in either case, what would have it been like if the woman had a gun? Wouldn’t she have been able to protect her and her son the second her crazed ex-husband came banging on the door? But of course they don’t want to advertise for that!

Ladies, if you don’t want to feel vulnerable then get a gun. Making more laws is not going to help you, it will actually just make things worse. If you’re for equality, then put yourself on offense with EQUAL force. What’s a restraining order and a call to the police going to do when someone confronts you with a weapon? Absolutely nothing.

Grandpa Says Get Your Guns

For those who have been following me since the beginning have heard my stories about my grandpa’s gun room. As a kid, I was terrified to go anywhere near this room. Partially because my grandpa made sure that I knew those guns were not toys. Now that room is heaven to me. The best part is, tomorrow we get to go out and have fun.

With over 50 guns, this guy has it all. From a U.S Army 1911 Colt manufactured in 1918 to a .380 pistol to an AR-15 and a Hopkins .45 caliber target rifle with a 30 inch barrel. Needless to say, I was in a gun lovers paradise.

This is a Taurus Judge .45 caliber revolver that can also shoot shotgun shells. Otherwise known as my grandma’s ‘under the pillow’ gun.

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Here is one of my grandpa’s gun safe. The top rack is full of .22, .380, 9mm, .32, and .45 caliber handguns. My favorite is the 1911 Colt. There are a handful of really nice Smith & Wessons as well. There is also a handmade muzzle loader.

The second rack are his more high powered handguns such as a .350 magnum.

Bottom rack are his hunting rifles, shotguns, and an AR-15 with a 30×10 40mm scope.

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And here is this bad boy. A .223 Remington hunting rifle.

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What blew me away most was the crazy amounts of ammo. Thousands upon thousands of bullets and slugs.

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And then I found these. FMJ’s. .300 magnum and 30-06.

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Anyways, it’s time for a good nights sleep. I’m heading out to shoot some of these in the morning. Hopefully my phone can stand recording my shots and I’ll do my best to post them.

What’s your favorite gun to shoot?