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Researching and developing their asses off:

Oooooo!  Did they get to pick their own code names?  Either way, it would have been the perfect opportunity to troll a coworker and put him down as codename “BarbieFarts” or something random and hilarious.

Here’s another video about the same thing, but edited differently:

They have a lame website for The Rock, which doesn’t really have much info on it.

27-Remington-870-DressesThey need to get Mattv2099 on board in the Skunkworks R&D&T (the T stands for trolling).  How much do you want to bet you couldn’t jam a Remington 870 action full of mashed potatoes or strawberry jam, and have it still work fine?

I love how in order to make footage look cool the standard procedure is to saturate the colors, make the video look interlaced, and make the quality a refined version of shitty.

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Super secret pictures sent over by an ENDO reader:

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At NRA a whole group of Tracking point folk gave me a demo in a room that looked like a cold war lab with guys in lab coats, asked about an hours worth of questions, made me promise not to talk to any press at the convention, and gave me a folder of blueprints.

Tracking-Point-Remington-VentureXCool stuff… I still think I’m right with it’s intended purpose.  Get your urine proof anti-dog suits ready people.

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This video from Tracking Point is confusing:

The breakdown by time:

  • 0:02 – Shady abandoned concrete buildings
  • 0:06 – Closed circuit surveillance cameras
  • 0:08 – Drone copter
  • 0:09 – Airplane
  • 0:11 – Caged dogs
  • 0:14 – Erlenmeyer flask full of urine
  • 0:17 – Something firing on a test platform (VentureX?)
  • 0:18 – Pathway in underground lair
  • 0:20 – Welding up a storm
  • 0:22 – something random and mechanical looking (part of VentureX?)
  • 0:23 – The secret thing on the test platform from before (VentureX?)
  • 0:25 – Prescription drugs
  • 0:27 – Shady looking crate
  • 0:28 – Looks like 3 targeting displays
  • 0:31 – A drones life hangs in the balance

Tracking-Point-Remington-VentureXSo I pretty much cracked the case on what this VentureX thing does.  The question now is, will the government be buying these things from Remington for some sort of tinfoil hat type stuff?  It’s really too early to tell.  I’m looking into Urine proof suits that resist dog bites though right after I finish this post.

Remington has a website set up for VentureX that doesn’t confirm what I said, but it’s really only a matter of time.

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Having a Guinness world record for stuff like this is so useless:

It’s a scaled up Remington Model 1859 that took the Polish man 2500 hours to construct.  They say the accuracy is 50 meters.  He should build two and New York reload on attackers.

Worlds-Largest-RevolverShow me the world’s largest Deagle brand Deagle and I’ll be impressed.

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Also known as a Remington 870:

Because America.

Anyone else getting their tree this way?

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Long but fairly interesting:

I saw the Mythbusters episode on ammunition in a fire… SAMMI got similar results.  Basically it’s not that dangerous if the round isn’t chambered… you wouldn’t want to have your face right next to it though.

Someone in the comments mentioned they should have done a drop test with .22 LR.  Yea no shit!

7:55 – Do a lot of people you know own blasting caps?  I don’t know anyone that has any.

10:10 – I always wondered what would happen if I ran over my ammo with one of my many bulldozers.

12:27 – 28,000 rounds being lit on fire NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOoooooo

It’s funny how they use actually real people (firefighters) for a lot of the tests to prove that the exploding ammunition wasn’t dangerous.  If you’re testing something, doesn’t that already mean you’re not 100% sure on the outcome, and you hope to find the answer?  I’m sure a mannequin with some sensors would have done the trick for some of the tests, or at least better protection on the fire fighters.

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Hat tip: Russell

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