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Gaddafi loyalists gonna be loyal:

If that was me being held hostage, I wouldn’t know whether to call the guy’s bluff and try to escape, or assume he’s a dumb ass that doesn’t know better.

It appears to be a Russian RPG-7.

You can check out the rest of the pictures from when rebel forces took Tripoli a few days ago – HERE

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The Big Picture has an awesome group of photos as usual.  This particular set about the Crisis in Kyrgyzstan.  If you’re as geographically inept as I am, Kyrgyzstan is a country in central Asia, west of China.

Widespread anti-government protests in Kyrgyzstan recently turned violent, with groups of opposition protesters attempting to storm some government buildings, and clashing with riot police. Tensions are high, as Kyrgyz authorities declared a national state of emergency, and are enforcing curfews in at least three cities. As riot police fired on opposition members and protesters fought with stones and captured weapons, estimates of casualties have varied widely, with reports ranging from 12 killed to over 100 killed.

The rifle in the picture above appears to be a Dragunov

Picture #5 – The guy in the middle appears to be shouldering an AK based 12GA such as a Saiga-12 or VEPR-12

Picture #6 – Krinkov (AKS-74U) with EOtech, AK-74 held vertically in background.

Picture #7 – A whole bunch of Krinkovs (AKS-74U)

Picture #10 – AK-74 with a quad rail and UTG rail covers

Picture #15RPG-26

Picture #33 – RPG-26

Better Picture of the RPG-26:

Full Photo Set – HERE

Looks like the protesters are doing plenty of damage, even by just throwing things and lighting fires.

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YouTube user jairust makes an AT4 style launcher for model rockets.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTrRjW-j0eM[/youtube]

He then goes one step further and rigs up his 2006 Honda CBR motorcycle to fire rockets :)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLKL7EwTOZo[/youtube]

One of the rockets looks like it flies across the road into oncoming traffic… OOPS!

Reminds me of this picture from a previous post.

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Suitability

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