[SHOT 2019] Marathon Targets Autonomous Robotic Target System

If you’ve done any sort of square-range MIL/LE firearms qualifications, you know that most courses of fire are geared towards weapons familiarization and liability control over teaching actual tactics. Punching static paper targets on the same range, quarter after quarter does little to prepare a shooter for adverse situations, let alone an actual battlefield. At Sig […] Read More … The post [SHOT 2019] Marathon Targets Autonomous Robotic Target System appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, SHOT Show, Other Gear & Gadgets, SHOT Show 2019, MIL/LE

[SHOT 2019] Kel-Tec and M-Carbo team up on Special Edition upgraded Sub-2000’s

A thousand 2000’s Are regular Kel-Tecs not elusive enough for you?  M-Carbo (Military Carbine Brotherhood) is now officially partnered up with Kel-Tec in the production of 1000 special edition SUB-2000’s.  These SUB-2000’s will come with a special quick-flip optic mount that accommodates for full folding of the SUB-2000.  Other upgrades include: Improved flip sights Muzzle […] Read More … The post [SHOT 2019] Kel-Tec and M-Carbo team up on Special Edition upgraded Sub-2000’s appeared first on T...
Tags: Guns, Kel-Tec, Carbo, SHOT Show, Rifles, Semi-Auto, Sub-2000, Kel Tecs, SHOT Show 2019, 2019 SHOT SHOW, M-Carbo, Military Carbine Brotherhood, Carbo Military Carbine Brotherhood

[SHOT 2019] Revision Outdoor Advanced Eyewear

I preach the gospel of hearing preservation through the use of silencers (and/or over-the-ear muffs) to all of our readers on a regular basis. Shameless plug: Catch TFB’s Silencer Saturday every, well, Saturday, here on the blog. But maybe we should be just as adamant about protecting our vision. A quality pair of sunglasses is […] Read More … The post [SHOT 2019] Revision Outdoor Advanced Eyewear appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, SHOT Show, Eye Protection, SHOT Show 2019, Catch TFB

What are the reasons kindle previewer wont show the blue clickable link on a chapter?

I made a thread in sigil: https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=314714 But i'm trying to understand why kindle previewer is not showing a blue clickable hyperlink to the chapter in the toc? It shows greyed out but in sigil it shows a blue clickable link to the chapter.... What could be the reasons?
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Study says ". a certain level of piracy or its threat might actually be beneficial ."

Torrentfread reports on a study by "Indiana University researcher Antino Kim conducted together with colleagues from the University of Texas-Dallas and the University of Washington", Torrentfreak Article The study suggests that in some circumstances tolerating a certain level of piracy can benefit Consumers, Creators and Retailers. The particular circumstances where this may be the case involve essentially Creators and/or Retailers with monopoly control of prices of "Information Goods". To par...
Tags: Books, Hbo, General Discussions, Indiana University, University of Washington, University of Texas Dallas, Antino Kim, Torrentfread, Information Goods, Indies Libraries

Changes at Kobo - Kobo WiFi dropped +

I just got a couple emails from Kobo. One told me that my Kobo WiFi will not be supported after February 28th and that I won't be able to connect to the Kobo eBookstore using it. (Also no updates, but I don't think there has an update for the Kobo WiFi for a while anyhow.) Not a big a deal on this one. The other email told me that my Kobo Mini would have a mandatory update (also by February 28th). The line that bothered me in that email was this... "Without this update, your Kobo Mini eReader wi...
Tags: Books, Kobo Reader, Kobo Mini, Kobo Kobo WiFi

Kobo discontinuing support for Sony readers

Just got this email from Kobo: We have important news for you regarding your Sony Reader. Part of our commitment to providing the best possible reading experience means keeping up with the latest advances in eReader technology and internet security protocols. With this in mind, we will need to discontinue support for some of our earliest products. As of February 28, the Sony Reader will no longer be supported by Rakuten Kobo*. This means it will no longer receive software updates, and will ...
Tags: Books, Sony, Sony Reader, Kobo, Rakuten Kobo, Rakuten Kobo Read

[SHOT 2019] Lancer System’s NEW L30 Aerial Interdiction Rifle and Modular Handguards

Delivering Lead from Overhead Lancer’s new L30 AIR (Aerial Interdiction Rifle) was designed for gunners from an aerial platform.  Chambered in both .308 and 6.5 Creedmoor, this rifle was designed with being lightweight for caliber as well as compact.  The upper receiver was developed with weight reduction in mind, and lacks a forward sits and […] Read More … The post [SHOT 2019] Lancer System’s NEW L30 Aerial Interdiction Rifle and Modular Handguards appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Ar-15, Creedmoor, Lancer, SHOT Show, Rifles, Guns & Gear, Lancer Systems, Semi-Auto, SHOT Show 2019, 2019 SHOT SHOW, Aerial Interdiction Rifle, L30 AIR

Crocheted budgies, for a friend who loves birds but can't have one

“They are the pets of a friend of mine and he wanted to give them as a gift to someone who loved them but could not have their own budgies.” IMGURian pewdpie made these wonderful crocheted budgies and “improvised the faces with felting.” “These are the sweet little budgies I recreated” in crochet, Turnip and Poptart.
Tags: Crafts, Post, News, Diy, Cute, Pets, Birds, Aww, Crocheting, Birbs

Kindle Oasis Brightness Difference

Today I received my second Kindle Oasis from Amazon (new in the box) and am not happy at all about the brightness. The Oasis on the left is the new one and on the right my older one and they are both turned up to 24. Quite a difference in brightness. The new one is not near as bright and as you can has a yellowish tinge. The older one on the right is much whiter thus brighter. I'm not at all happy about this. Any ideas on what's going on? Thanks. Attached Thumbnails ...
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A Survey of Pro-Second Amendment Groups

A Survey of Pro-Second Amendment Groups United States of America – -(AmmoLand.com)- One thing that often causes hot debates is the question of which pro-Second Amendment group to support. Should Second Amendment supporters go with the National Rifle Association, which has been around for nearly 150 years? How about Gun Owners of America, and its famous “No Compromise” policy? What about the Second Amendment Foundation, responsible for a number of legal victories? Believe it or not, there are ...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Guns, California, Reagan, United States, Taser, Second Amendment, Cincinnati, Nra, United States of America, Harold, Virginia Tech, National Rifle Association, Richardson, Annapolis Maryland

List view on latest PW/jailbroke/latestest koreader...??

I asked elsewhere, no joy.(but plenty of snark) I number my books, so that they always appear in the proper order. When I open the list of books available, I have picture icons of the books, and it throws the order out of wack. I just want the plain ordinary text list. Where would that be...??? Thanks.
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mobi created in Kindle Kids' Book Creator won't display on iPad

I've prepared a picture book using Kindle Kids' Creator. It looks fine in Kindle Previewer on my PC The customer has loaded it into the Kindle Reader app on his iPhone and complains that only the cover displays. All other pages are blank. I can confirm this with the Kindle Reader app on an iPad. Any ideas? Thanks.
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The Ghosts ‘n Goblins 3.75-inch ReAction Figures

Straight from Super7 - and one the hardest video games ever - comes the Ghosts 'n Goblins 3.75-inch ReAction Figures . Available in two 3-packs, Pack A includes Astaroth , Arthur with armor, and Zombie , while Pack B includes Unicorn , Arthur in Underwear , and Skeleton . Both pack can currently be purchased for $45.00 each.
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Normal People ~ Sally Rooney

I'll be honest and say that I was all set not to like this book.... Don't ask me to explain it beyond the hype, the wall-to-wall adulation everywhere, the 'new voice for the millenials' tag lines (which frankly made me feel a bit ancient and out of touch) and the fact that my Reading Friend and I had set against it from the off. In her defence I have to say Sally Rooney always sounds slightly bemused by it all when interviewed, maybe even faintly uncomfortable and embarrassed by what (to me) mu...
Tags: Books, Hilary Mantel, Marianne, Connell, Dovegreyreader, 2019, Sally Rooney, Marianne Sheridan, Connell Waldron

Terrorise other beachgoers with the Beach Behemoth, a 12-foot beach ball

The Beach Behemoth is a 12-foot beach ball. Perhaps you think that this is a mere toy, one of those ultimately trivial impulse buys of no permanence beyond momentary amusement. This is because you have not read the buyer reviews at Amazon. Reid Hamlin writes: We took this ball to the beach and after close to 2 hours to pump it up, we pushed it around for about 10 fun filled minutes. That was when the wind picked it up and sent it huddling down the beach at about 40 knots. It destroyed everythi...
Tags: Amazon, Post, Toys, Florida, News, South Carolina, Zia, Katamari Damasshole, Reid Hamlin, Aurora Porter

US Army Seeks Squad Fire Control System for Next Generation Small Arms

On the 21 December, the US Army Contracting Command released a special notice for a ‘Squad Fire Control’ optic to be used in conjunction with the Army’s Next Generation Weapons. With the effective range of the Army’s new weapons expected to far exceed current engagement ranges the new weapon systems will need a new optic capable […] Read More … The post US Army Seeks Squad Fire Control System for Next Generation Small Arms appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Army, US Army, US Army Contracting Command, US Army Seeks Squad

How the Providence Non Semi-Automatic Pistol Works, Shot Show 2019

Providence Non Semi-Automatic Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- Prior to SHOT  Show2019, Franklin Armory made a bit of a splash by releasing information about a prototype, magazine fed pistol that was non-Semi-Automatic, but which looked very much like a Semi-Automatic. The pistol in the picture has a pistol arm brace, making it look like a carbine. The firearm was said to utilize a digital action, and to fire one round with each pull of the trigger. Jay Jacobson, President of Franklin Armory, was kin...
Tags: Europe, Guns, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Jay, Providence, Weingarten, Featured Articles, Firearm News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Franklin Armory, Semi-automatic, Jay Jacobson

[SHOT 2019] Quarter Circle 10 Pistol Caliber Carbines

In this episode of TFBTV’s SHOT Show Industry Day at the Range coverage, James talks to Quarter Circle 10 about their pistol caliber carbine AR15s, including the builder kits for them, and new comatibility with MP5 and SIG P226 mags. ««« PATREON GIVEAWAYS »»» Go to http://tfbtv.gun.team for details on our monthly gun giveaway. TFBTV […] Read More … The post [SHOT 2019] Quarter Circle 10 Pistol Caliber Carbines appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, SHOT Show, Rifles, TFBTV, AR Patterned, SHOT Show 2019

At Home, at Work, and as you Walk the Dog – More Self-Defense Gun Stories

At Home, at Work, and as you Walk the Dog- More Self-Defense Gun Stories Louisiana –-(Ammoland.com)- Here is the news you won't get from the mainstream media. Again this week, responsible gun owners defend themselves and the people they love. Self-defense instructor Ben Branam joins the Self Defense Gun Stories Podcast to look at four new examples. Were these gun owners lucky, or did they have a plan and were prepared?  What can we learn from their experience? Listen and find out. (22-minute ...
Tags: Podcasts, Guns, Louisiana, Baltimore, Nra, Ammoland, Shooting Media News, Rob Morse, Self Defense Gun Stories, Ben Branam, Polite Society Podcast Rob, Rob Morse Rob, Baltimore Sun Police

Daily Gun Deals: Magpul 30 Round PMAG 5.56mm Magazines $7.99 w/ Code, FREE S&H on+10

Magpul 30 Round PMAG 5.56mm Magazines Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Palmetto State Armory has the Magpul thirty round mags on sale that with coupon code “PMAG” you can get them for $7.99 and FREE shipping if you buy ten or more, and who doesn't already do that anyway? If you are keeping score like we have this is a cheap as you can find these high-quality AR mags, you will see they average $12.00 to $14.00 most places online.  PSA must buy these by the truckload to get the price this low. The ...
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Houston: Mass Shooting Reported, 5+ officers shot, suspect 'down'

“We have had several officers shot,” says Houston TX Police Chief Art Acevedo. “Please pray for officers on the way to the scene” Houston police union says 5 officers have been shot and have been transported to hospital. Houston mayor Sylvester Turner said via Twitter the suspect in the shooting is “down.” More tweets from the breaking news event follow. The latest from Houston Police Watch CommandA total of 3 suspects in a residence.One of them is dead. Two still inside.HPD was servi...
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Hensoldt Spotter Integrator Combat Kit from Badger Ordnance

If you own a Hensoldt SPOTTER 45/60 this should catch your interest. If you don’t own one yet, it is probably time to get one. If you don’t know the Hensoldy Spotter you can check it out here. As you can see it’s just dying to get a lot of rails attached to it. For […] Read More … The post Hensoldt Spotter Integrator Combat Kit from Badger Ordnance appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Daily News, Scopes, Hensoldt, Spuhr, Badger Ordnance, SHOT Show 2019, Hensoldt 45/60, Hensoldt SPOTTER

Gary Ham’s 20-inch Autumn Stag Dunny

Kidrobot is getting into the full swing of things with artist Gary Ham’s 20-inch Autumn Stag Dunny . Based on the Gary’s whimsical design for Kidrobot's Designer Toy Awards Dunny Series, the Autumn Stag has sprouted from a 3-inch tall mini into a full grown 20-inch tall Dunny. The figure includes swingable action and three 5-inch tall Dunny “birds” to settle into their perches. Also, 20 purchasers that will be surprised with a randomly selected and sent a mystery Dunny “bird” that is either s...
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Buffalo Gardens and Gardening Budgets: Two Book Reviews

I ‘ve been to Buffalo, NY twice: once with the Garden Bloggers’ Fling in 2010 and once with GardenComm: Garden Communicators International in 2017. Both times I was able to view many of the best gardens on Garden Walk Buffalo–without the crowds. (Garden Walk Buffalo is a weekend in July when thousands of homeowners open their gardens to be viewed by the general public.) These best gardens display creativity, ingenuity, and originality in spades, and they are featured in Buffalo-Style Gardens ...
Tags: Gardening, Book Reviews, Buffalo, Frugality, Alexander, Cunningham, Buffalo NY, Mendez, Jack Frost, Garden Walk Buffalo, Jim Charlier, Charlier, Kerry Ann Mendez, Garden-design, Sally Cunningham, Buffalo Gardens

Daily Ammo Deal: American Eagle 5.56mm 55gr FMJ Ammunition 150Rds $72.98 FREE S&H MIR

American Eagle 5.56mm 55gr FMJ Ammunition 150Rds Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Palmetto State Armory has a sale on American Eagle 5.56mm 55gr FMJ Ammunition, 300 rounds for $72.98 after a mail-in rebate and FREE shipping. That is $0.243 a round which is a great price per rounds in today's market. To get this deal working you need to purchase the XM855 online at PSA, and pay $87.98 at check out then go to the rebate link below and apply for the additional $15.00 pre paid credit card. With 55 gr...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Psa, Gear, American Eagle, Palmetto State Armory, Rebates, Ammunition News, Ammoland TV, Federal Ammunition, Daily Gun Deals, AmmoLand News Editors, Ammoland com Palmetto State Armory

Support SCI President Paul Babaz for 2019 NRA Board of Directors

Paul Babaz USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Safari Club International President Paul Babaz is once again running for the NRA Board. He was appointed to the NRA Board last year and is running again this year. He needs your votes. The need to align Safari Club International (SCI) with like-minded groups such as the NRA helps strengthen the fight against both the radical anti-hunting groups and those who would rob us of our Second Amendment rights. Hunting and firearms are tightly woven in the fabric of A...
Tags: Usa, Guns, America, United States, Nra, NRA Board, SCI, Gun Rights News, Safari Club International, NRA Board of Directors, Safari Club International SCI, Paul Babaz, Babaz, Ammoland com Safari Club International

New GrindHouse Movie

If you are into grindhouse the movie "Polar" just came out is available on netflix. All I am going to say is I want that targeting system......
Tags: Books, Weapon, Movies & Stories

New Likebook - Can't transfer files

I just received a Likebook Mimas today, but if anyone reading this has any Likebook with a USB C port, I am hoping you can help (since the Mimas just started shipping and there aren't too many people who have them yet.) I have an older Boyue T62+ with a mini-USB port, and when I plug it into my laptop I get a window to open it with Windows Explorer and the device shows in My Computer. When I plug in the Mimas using the included cable, it charges but it is not recognized by my computer. It doe...
Tags: Books, Android Devices, Mimas, Likebook, Likebook Mimas

MFT here to stay?

I don't necessarily disagree with his points, even though between October when he recorded this, and today, Olympus announced the OM-D E-M1X. The M1X is the first pro-grade MFT body to ape the CaNikon 1D/Dx style. with a built-in vertical grip & dual batteries, and has feature sets that tilt it heavily toward sports/action photographers and nature photogs. [Author: Tam]
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