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Mystery Ranch Launches New Website

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Check out Mystery Ranch’s newly imagined website. I think you’ll find navigation a bit easier.

Mystery Ranch

SilencerCo – Salvo 12 Turkey Hunt

Monday, April 20th, 2015

“Making It”

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Making It‘ is a documentary focusing on three working artists. One of them is my friend Andrew Bawidamann who has made quite a name for himself as a tactical artist.



Andrew had this to say:

So much went into making “making it”. It is still difficult to believe that it is actually finished and being released. We really wanted to make an HONEST DOCUMENTARY, not a 1.5 hour commercial for ourselves all the while trying to convince everyone how profound and cool we are so you buy our stuff. Check it out and enjoy the ride.

I’m a big fan of Sci-Fi/Fantasy and pinup art and really enjoyed the documentary. I stand in awe of their talent and do what I can to support their work. After all, these men are working artists, meaning this is how they pay their bills. All too often, I see their art used by those who don’t compensate them for their work. What I prefer to see, are folks supporting them as they can, by purchasing art in one form or another. With Andrew, he moved early on from prints to t-shirts and patches. Now, his work has extended to fusing art and hard goods such as pistol grips, knives and axes. His latest project of magazine pouches has had more of a design aspect than traditional art, but it is more than appreciated.

We don’t have many artists who specialize in tactical subjects. Since most of us enjoy their work, let’s do what we can to support them. One thing you can do is watch this documentary if only to raise your awareness of the challenges these artists face.

“Making It” Trailer #2 from Tony Moorman on Vimeo.

In my eyes, Andrew has made it but I hope that he keeps on pushing the envelope and cranking out new art.

Frag Out! Issue 3 – English Edition Now Available

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Frag Out! 3

Featured articles:
SHOT Show 2015
Tactical Combat Casualty Care
AK Assault Rifle Training Pt 4
Arc’teryx LEAF Khard 60
MSA TC500/800 helmets

You can read it here:

Devil’s Brigade: To Helena and Back

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

These men, and those like them, were giants walking the earth.

Thanks to Ben R.

Vickers Tactical – SHOT FOR SHOT: “Collateral” Alleyway Gunfight Breakdown

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

In this video, Larry Vickers breaks down the alleyway scene from the Michael Mann film ‘Collateral’, where Tom Cruise’s character neutralizes two drug addicts who steal his briefcase.

Osprey Publishing Relaunches ‘Combat Aircraft’ Series

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Osprey has been publishing indispensable reference books for decades and now they are revamping the look of both the ‘Aircraft of Aces’ and ‘Combat Aircraft’ series.   One I am looking forward to is this latest study of A-10 use in Operation Enduring Freedom.

PenCott Camouflage Shows Up On ‘House Of Cards’

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Hyde Definition’s PenCott BadLands and GreenZone camouflage patterns are featured in the latest season of ‘House of Cards’. The full release can be read below, and beware, there are some spoilers:


Hyde Definition’s cutting-edge PenCott-BadLands™ and PenCott-GreenZone™ camouflage patterns continue to show up in interesting places – this time they are featured in Season 3 of the award-winning Netflix drama “House of Cards”.

Caution, this announcement carries a SPOILER ALERT…

Seen in a crucial and dramatic segment of Season 3; PenCott™ camouflage patterns are seen in use by ‘Russian’ soldiers taking part in a peacekeeping mission in the Middle East. The Russian soldiers are seen wearing BadLands™ uniforms, whereas GreenZone™ uniforms are worn by the Russian officers and by Russian President Petrov. All of the PenCott camouflage uniforms used are the CPU (Combat Patrol Uniform) model made by Polish company Helikon-Tex.


In the latter part of Chapter 36, US President Underwood and Russian President Petrov hold a secret meeting in the Jordan Valley to try and resolve a crisis concerning the peacekeeping mission there. In the segment President Underwood (played by Emmy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey) wears an OCP/MultiCam ACU, and President Petrov (played by Danish actor Lars Mikkelsen – renowned for his roles in ‘The Killing’ and ‘Sherlock’) wears a GreenZone™ CPU.

As real Russian Army ‘Digital-Flora’ uniforms are hard to come by, the ‘House of Cards’ costume department selected GreenZone™ and BadLands™ pattern uniforms as stand-ins. Together with help from their retail partners, and with MMI Textiles also helping to supply some spare fabric, Hyde Definition and Helikon-Tex were able to rapidly assemble the sizes and quantities of uniforms and caps that were needed and deliver them in time to meet a tight filming schedule.

World Premiere – ZEV Technologies Professional Series – Episode 2 Featuring KC Eusebio

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

This series of videos by ZEV Technologies showcases their professional series of firearms. The story behind the scenes is just as cool as the action. In this second episode, we get to see pro shooter KC Eusebio do his thing.

In early 2014, ZEV Technologies partnered with one of the industry’s most reputable production houses, Brain Farm, during the ZEV PRC event – hosted by Deliberate Dynamics.

Through the course of this event, Brain Farm and ZEV captured the perfection that ZEV provides to its customers every day with its products; this video features professional shooter, KC Eusebio running his ZEV built competition pistol.

The partnership between ZEV and Brain Farm is now coming to light – with the release of a series of videos captured during that time. The videos highlight ZEV’s top tier products, and Brain Farm’s incredible visual effects and cinematography.

Stay tuned to this video series through ZEV and Brain Farm’s social media and website.

Panteao & Survivor’s Edge Sponsor The NPS Expo

Friday, March 13th, 2015

Columbia, SC, March 12, 2015 – Panteao Productions and Survivor’s Edge Magazine have teamed up as title sponsors of the National Prepper & Survivalists Expo that will be held in Louisville, KY on October 10th and 11th.


The National Preppers and Survivalists Expo is a 2 day event focusing on the preparedness, self-reliance, supplies and survival skills that are crucial when a catastrophe strikes. There will be over a hundred exhibitors with products that focus on dealing with everything from short term to long term events. The instructors from the Panteao Make Ready to Survive instructional video series will be on hand giving classes during the event.

“NPS Expo Louisville is our 5th event in this industry and will be our biggest event to date. Each year we have seen NPS Expo grow exponentially with the number of and quality of exhibits as well as the caliber of speakers for our show. Louisville Kentucky will surely exceed any and all expectations for our exhibitors and attendees. We are so excited that Panteao Productions and Harris Publications are partnering with us for this event. Both of these companies are the leading industry experts of their respected fields in media and will help shape the event for a truly greater experience for all that participate,” said Ray McCreary, Show Director of NPS Expo.

“I’m very happy to be a part of the NPS Expo. The event ties in perfectly with the new Make Ready to Survive video series we produced. Now attendees will have access to both the training videos, the products seen in the videos, and the instructors from the series all in one place,” said Fernando Coelho, president of Panteao Productions.

“SURVIVOR’S EDGE Magazine is very pleased to sponsor the NPS show. We had a very rewarding show exhibiting at the February 2015 show in Florida and we fell in love with the consumers that drove from near and far to investigate the show. They live a lifestyle we believe in. Some of our discussions with many have already influenced future issues of SURVIVOR’s EDGE and our site,, said Shirley Steffen, Group Publisher at Harris Publications, Inc.

Cara Donaldson, the managing editor of SURVIVOR’S EDGE, had this to say, “The attendees and the exhibitors of the show in Florida were very inspiring. Will Dabbs M.D. covered the show for us from an editorial aspect and he was like a kid in a candy store. There were so many great products to learn about. I look forward to the next show in KY.”

Visit for coverage of the February 2015 show and future NPS shows. Registration for the Expo is now open at