Category Archives: Weapon of the Day


One of the things I love about working in firearms is that I get to see and handle some insane weaponry.

Did I say insane?  I meant insane.  Because, hypothetically, haven’t you ever wanted a chainsaw attachment to mount on the underside of your assault rifle?  I THOUGHT YOU HAD.

The Zombie Chainsaw mounted on the underside of an M4. Image under copyright by Panacea X; I stole it from their website without permission. Since I’m advertising their product, I’m hoping they won’t come after me with a C&D letter. Or, you know, a chainsaw.  (Although I’m pretty sure this counts as fair use.  Critical commentary, yo!)

The company Panacea X is making chainsaws you can mount on the rails of your assault rifle.  Yes, these are real, working chainsaws, powered by battery packs.  Specifically marketed for the zombie apocalypse.

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Weapon of the Day: The Duck Foot Pistol

Every once in a while I come across a weapon that’s so odd that I just have to stare at it and say, “No way.

The duck’s foot pistol is one of these.  I first encountered it a few years ago, and to this day it’s on the top of my So Odd It’s Fantastically Cool weapons list.  Why?  Well, here’s a picture:

Duck Foot Pistol. Credit: David Cushman’s website.

This gun knocks me out.

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