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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2017 9:07 p.m. PST

…To These Firearms Manufacturers

"An iconic science-fiction firearm, the M41A pulse rifle is the standard-issue weapon of the Colonial Marines, the ill-fated, but unquestionably badass protagonists in James Cameron's 1986 blockbuster: "Aliens."

Because of its huge popularity — I mean come on, that thing is way more badass than a blaster from "Star Wars" — a number of gun aficionados and sci-fi fans have made their own versions of the combo-pulse rifle and grenade launcher over the years, and the videos are again making the rounds. On June 2, BLK RFL DIV, dug up this video from 2014, showing a pulse rifle by Lage Manufacturing, LLC…"
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Armand

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2017 1:28 a.m. PST

I'm still waiting for the ZF-1, red button and all:

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Legion 411 Jun 2017 5:50 a.m. PST

Oh I hope both those weapons get issued to our troops very soon ! wink

SBminisguy11 Jun 2017 8:04 a.m. PST

Well a sort of real ZF-1…

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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2017 10:32 a.m. PST

Now that's what I call a labor of love!

Dan

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2017 1:51 p.m. PST

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Armand

Personal logo capncarp Supporting Member of TMP22 Jun 2017 8:05 a.m. PST

Still waiting to see Gordon Dickson's "Tactics of Mistake" brought to the screen, with the Dally Gun put into play. Ah, "dally guns" or "dial-a-gun" with multiple functions and an unfortuate proclivity to jam or misfire in hostile conditions, like, dust. The original Mark Ratner's "Space Marines" rules, and their decendent, "Space Opera" put these into play.

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