Tag Archives: Crossbows

Meet The World’s First Commercially Manufactured “Tactical” Crossbow

Remember the real working From Dust Till Dawn pump action crossbow? Well, the man behind it, Joerg Sprave, have conceived a new system that, to the joy of crossbow enthusiasts, will be available soon. Made by EK Archery based on the company’s Cobra system, the Cobra RX Adder Tactical Repeating Crossbow is described as the “modernized version of the famous repeating “Chu-ko-nu” crossbow that features a Sprave designed magazine that allows for up to 5 EK proprietary 7.5-inch cabin bolts to be loaded and shot simply by pushing down the lower level. Continue reading Meet The World’s First Commercially Manufactured “Tactical” Crossbow

Marshmallow Crossbow Takes Marshmallow War To The Next Level

If you have been abiding by the childhood rule of ‘never play with food’ thus far, well, then this grown up toy will likely make you forsake that rule forever. What you see here is the MMX Vancouver Marshmallow Crossbow and as the product name implies, it is a crossbow that takes marshmallow as projectile. Marshmallow shooting toy weapons are not new, but the MMX Vancouver Marshmallow Crossbow might just be a winner because of two things. Continue reading Marshmallow Crossbow Takes Marshmallow War To The Next Level

Behold, The Real Working From Dust Till Dawn Pump Action Crossbow

If you have a thing for weapons and you have watched Robert Rodriguez’s From Dust Till Dawn (Dimension Films, 1996), you may have noted the kick-ass weapon, a pump action crossbow used in the movies by Kate Fuller (played by Juliette Lewis). Now, if you have any idea how a crossbow works, you will know the pump action crossbow in the movie was nothing but “movie magic” (i.e. it won’t work), or so we thought… Famed slingshot enthusiast, Joerg Sprave of The Slingshot Channel is a fan of the movie and as connoisseur of all-thing-that-shoots without gun powder, he pondered if he can make a magazine-equipped, pump action crossbow. Continue reading Behold, The Real Working From Dust Till Dawn Pump Action Crossbow

What We Have Missed: Day 225, Week 33 Year 2014

Self-Folding Robots Self-assembling Origami Robots Are What Nightmares Are Made Of
scientists have successfully developed a flat-pack robot made of papers and plastic, mounted with batteries and motors, that folds itself together and move. using “shape memory polymers” that contract like muscles when heated, it took a while for the robot to take shape and walk, but eery, nonetheless. LEARN MORE. [via]

LEGO Cyborg Hand Cyborg Arm Made Of LEGO Can Actually Be Worn And Controlled
this is the first robotic arm made of LEGO Technic parts that can be worn and controlled by the wearer. the based is LEGO Mindstorms EV3, it has four buttons to manipulate four motors, one for the control of each finger. pretty stunning, if you ask me and one that surely won’t induce nightmares. LEARN MORE. [via]
Wristbow WristBow Mk II Semi-automatic WristBow Mk II Is What Altaïr Needs
this is the second iteration of the wrist-worn crossbow, Mk II. what sets the second version apart from the first is it has an ammo clip that loads up to eight darts. it has to be manually loaded after each shot. it will be cool if it has auto-load mechanism in place, else Altaïr won’t even consider it. LEARN MORE. [via]
IXION Windowless Private Jet Another Concept Jet Wants To Do Without Windows
probably not for the acrophobic or the claustrophobic, the IXION is a concept private jet that wants to go windowless. like, completely no windows, except for the pilots, of course. cameras on the outside projects outside view on the interior sides and ceiling, offering the illusion of a transparent fuselage. LEARN MORE.

POD K1 Knee Protector POD K1 Is A Knee Protector That Grows With Your Kids
the POD K1 is a medical grade knee brace that offers support to your kid’s knees and minimizing injuries in the event of an impact while riding. a unique design allows it to grow with your young ones – all you need is to add a piece as they grow older. designed for kids between 10 and 15 years of age. $311.39. BUY. [via]
Human Skin Furniture By Gigi Barker Human Skin Chair Feels And Smells Like Real Human Flesh. Yikes!
British designer, Gigi Barker has managed to replicate the feel of human flesh and incorporated them into her collection of chairs and footstools. additionally, the skin-like fabric is infused with smells like the aftershave for a more authentic feel. yikes. erhmm. we need one model after a lady, please. £2,380. BUY. [via]

Toy Crossbow

who haven’t seen a toy crossbow? i guess most of us do, but one look, you know this Toy Crossbow from Best Made is not your regular child’s play. what? it is a toy? apparently, it is. which at this point, we should remind you not to bring this out to the street or you may just land yourself in a difficult position, trying to explain this is actually a suction cup dart shooting toy. i mean, it look so real, almost like a real-deal crossbow. instead of the usual plastic construction and foam darts, which are norms for toy weapons, this handsome Toy Crossbow features a stock crafted from beechwood and a manually tensioned steel spring bow that is both functional and realistic looking. Continue reading Toy Crossbow

Awesomely Made Mini Crossbow Might Hurt You Bad

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(credit: screenshot from Mini Crossbow Shooting Targets video)

you can laugh all you want about this miniature crossbow but it can really pack a punch with an well aimed shot. don’t believe? check out the test shots video after the break. constructed out of 22K gold and solid sterling silver body, this cute little weapon has a steel bow and string. power aside, this miniature weapon looks awesomely stunning and if you are not using it to hurt anybody it will certainly make a cool display piece. Continue reading Awesomely Made Mini Crossbow Might Hurt You Bad