Category Archives: Blank Firing Guns

Steampunk Day at Old Cowtown Museum Wichita

November 5, 2011 was Steampunk Day, held at Old Cowtown Living History Museum in Wichita, Kansas. This event is always quite interesting, as it combines Victorian style with Jules Verne-type gadgetry. This year they many interesting exhibits, including an anti-airship machine (blank) gun demonstration, and my favorite- penny-farthing races.   The anti-airship machine gun demonstration…

Handling Blank Firing Guns & Prop Guns

There is an unfortunate misunderstanding among some people about blank firing guns.  This being that these guns are harmless and could never harm or kill.  Sadly, people have been killed and injured with blank firing guns and it is always an unfortunate tragedy. First of all, whether a firearm is real or blank-firing makes no difference…