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  1. The History of Hunting Knives

    The History of Hunting Knives
    Hunting is one the oldest sports to exist. It has fuelled our evolution and survival. Archaeologists have unearthed what they believe to be the earliest evidence of our ancient ancestors hunting and scavenging. The evidence mainly consists of 2-million-year-old animal bones and stone tools. Continue reading →
  2. Key Differences Between AEGs and GBBRs

    Person playing airsoft If you’re new to airsoft, you may be slightly confused by the different types of airsoft guns. And it’s not just beginners, people who have played for years may also not know the differences. With that said, it’s important to know what’s what when it comes to the different types of airsoft guns, as you may be missing out. Read on to learn about the main types - AEGs and GBBRs - to help you decide which is best suited to you. Continue reading →
  3. Boston Dynamics Robots: Beginning of the End?

    Toy robot dog If you haven’t seen the viral video of the Boston Dynamics dog-like robot circulating over the past couple of weeks, then where have you been? While the video in question seems relatively playful, we can’t help but be a little scared. However, this isn’t the first time the Boston Dynamic Robots have gone viral. There are numerous videos of many different types of robots demonstrating an impressive range of mobility and capabilities. As you could have probably guessed, Boston Dynamics has worked with the US military, but could this mean the future of robot warfare is closer than we think? Read on to discover more about these fascinating machines and their creators. Continue reading →
  4. GBLS DAS GDR15 Rifle Overview

    GBLS DAS GDR15 Air Rifle The wait is finally over because Dan is back with a new gun overview on the Crawley Surplus Store YouTube channel! In this video, he’s got something really special ­– the new Dynamic Action System GDR15 airsoft gun by GBLS. Continue reading →
  5. 5 Unusual Guns That Actually Exist

    Pistol with one bullet Throughout history, there have been numerous firearms that have become a staple within the industry. But what about guns that stray away from the norm? Some guns have been created with different situations in mind, and others try to go for an entirely new approach in comparison to conventional methods. Continue reading →
  6. How Does the New Jack Ryan Measure Up?

    Actor, John Krasinski, who plays Jack Ryan. If you haven’t been watching the new Amazon series Jack Ryan, what have you been doing with your evenings? This new show is by far one of the most anticipated series of 2018, but since its release on 31st August, its left the critics torn, and many people wondering if it’s even worth a watch if recent reviews are anything to go by. Jack Ryan, one of the public’s favourite fictional analyst, has been a character played by many iconic Hollywood figures, such as Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck and Alec Baldwin, and now, The Office (U.S) actor turned big movie star John Krasinski is bringing his own style to Tom Clancy’s action analyst. Continue reading →
  7. How to Pick a Name for Your Gun

    Cartoon sketch of soldiers with ‘boomsticks’ aka rifles. We reported last month on the history of naming guns. It was a tool used to make ancient tales memorable, to demonstrate gun or owner characteristics or pay respect to the living or the dead. Just as it was essential to gun-owners of the past, naming your gun is a must for any owner of today, particularly because many consider it bad luck not to – and who needs bad karma on the field? Continue reading →
  8. The History of the Classic American BB Gun

    Woman holding a BB gun On the timeline of guns, the classic American BB gun is a comparative newcomer when you consider the first recorded use of a firearm was in 1364. The BB gun arrived on the scene in 1886, some 500 years later and was a far cry from the weapons that had to be fired by igniting gunpowder with a candle wick. Continue reading →
  9. Military Movements Revealed by Fitness App

    Person tracks an individual through fitness app mapping system. In this technological age, the secret weapon is data. Companies, hackers and secret services have been harnessing this invisible information about people in order to gain invaluable and sensitive intel on them; all covertly, we thought, up until we found out about these latest data-slip stories through an unsuspecting means! Continue reading →
  10. A Real-Life Jurassic Park: Would the Dinosaurs be Bullet-Proof?

    *Spoiler alert- this content contains small spoilers of the recent Jurassic Park film: Fallen Kingdom.* T.Rex in woods walks past open tent. Continue reading →

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