Thursday, January 31, 2008

I want this gun...

...but I don't want to be this guy:



He looks like the Star Wars kid trying to stage a shoot-out.

The sound of that gun is amazing, though, isn't it? It's an 1851 Navy, a percussion revolver.

8 comments:

Nobody said...

You nailed the Star Wars Kid evocation. But now whenever I think of the Star Wars Kid I think of Ann or GOB (I can't remember who) accidentally inserting the clip of George Michael swinging a lightsaber into his ASB campaign video.

That might be the single most embarrassing moment in the show because it's the only thing you can imagine happening in the real world. I almost can't laugh at that part because of how embarrassing it would be to a real kid in high school.

Steve Holt!

Nobody said...

I just heard about Comanche Moon, have you been watching it? Val Kilmer, Steve Zahn, and my best girl Elizabeth Banks!

Ryan said...

Comanche Moon? Haven't heard of it. Any good?

Nobody said...

I don't know if it's any good, I only just heard about it because it's an American miniseries on CBS.

Apparently it aired on the 13th, 15th, and 16th of January. It seems like you can watch the whole thing online here but "this content is unavailable" in my region!

Anonymous said...

Weep and lament my friend! I am the proud owner of an 1858 Remington revolver. I would bring it to the con to show you (your coming, dammit!) but I think airport security might have a word about that. The best part is I bought it for just under $200 and I walked out of the store without having to show my I.D. or register it. Apparently they are considered antiques and not officially firearms. But let me tell you, I wouldn't want to be staring down the barrel of this bad boy. It kicks up a smoke storm and sends a .44 lead ball flying like a bat out of hell! Can you tell I love my black powder revolver?

Dom

Anonymous said...

Weep and lament my friend! I am the proud owner of an 1858 Remington revolver. I would bring it to the con to show you (your coming, dammit!) but I think airport security might have a word about that. The best part is I bought it for just under $200 and I walked out of the store without having to show my I.D. or register it. Apparently they are considered antiques and not officially firearms. But let me tell you, I wouldn't want to be staring down the barrel of this bad boy. It kicks up a smoke storm and sends a .44 lead ball flying like a bat out of hell! Can you tell I love my black powder revolver?

Dom

Anonymous said...

Oops, I repeat myself. I must really love it.

Ryan said...

Ha, I missed your comments until now, Dom. I remember you posting about your Remington on bubbs a while back. I am jealous of you; let it be known. I have an airsoft version, though, so I can actually fire mine at people.