QT video with sound:
These are easier to carry.
That second link…I forgot how gory EE “Doc” Smith could be.
“the pirate’s body literally flew into mist as a half-kilogram shell tore through his armor and exploded.”
We had one of those Electrolux’s when I was a kid. Not the death ray version, the sucking kind. Eet defineetly is suckink. They really were some stylish mo-fos.