Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Lions and Tigers and Zombie Guns, Oh My!

Saw an interesting item ( http://www.saysuncle.com/2011/11/07/taurus-zombie-responder/ ) at Say Uncle, a firearms blog I frequent.

I myself am not a big fan of the "zombie" shows, though I can understand the "brain candy" appeal they have for some. What I get a kick out of is the reaction some folks have to a company marketing its wares to a targeted fan base.

I have a friend who thinks this revolver is not only a horrible idea, but that it promotes the image of shooters anti-gun folks point to as the reason we don’t "need" guns. Meanwhile, he has several firearms modeled after movie props, many of which made no sense then or now.

I personally don’t care. If Taurus’s marketing department wants to sell a gun to kill zombies, and there is a "market" for such a thing, even as a novelty item, it’s their capitalist right to do so. After all, this is nothing but a Taurus Raging Judge revolver with some laser etching and goofy green grips.

Can’t wait to see what happens when the anti-gun folks discover this one.