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Old 12-15-2013, 04:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Looks good and has to be better priced than a sar12.It isn't a prototype just fluffing around for now.
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Old 12-15-2013, 09:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
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It is nice to see another option in the bolt action/sniper rifle
I wonder what the price range it is going to be in.
I could see if it is around the same price as the entry level Tiberius T9 rifles ($400), I could see them having a good contender in the magfed sniper.
I like that they are using the Dmag. For those that already have a Rap4 or Tacamo'd Tippmann that uses Dmags, you don't have to have a different load out for your gun (sorta annoying when you need different mags for all your guns)

The only thing I am worried about is the quality control on the gun.
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Old 12-15-2013, 09:20 AM   #3 (permalink)
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If it is in the $400 range I might be interested but like you said I would be worried about quality control
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Old 12-18-2013, 10:37 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Nice idea...would love to see Spyder take the Hammer 7 and do a conversion like this.
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Old 12-18-2013, 10:40 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I think another thread said it was expected to be ~$600.
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I think another thread said it was expected to be ~$600.
I saw that and for that price I would consider going higher to sr1 or sar12
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I saw that and for that price I would consider going higher to sr1 or sar12
The capacity 'issues' of the SR1 would be more than made up in the level of quality you kow you are getting.
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Old 12-18-2013, 06:33 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Why does the bolt jump when he shoots?
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Why does the bolt jump when he shoots?
I noticed that as well. And while it might not have any performance impact each time I saw it I could swear I heard something say cheap
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I noticed that as well. And while it might not have any performance impact each time I saw it I could swear I heard something say cheap
I'm right with you guys. Normally I would give it the benefit of the doubt but I recently had the displeasure of working on a Rap4 t68 and everything about it reeked of cut corners. Then I opened up the trigger frame and saw the trigger and sear contact points is that. Looks like it was cut out with a oxy torch and they were like ya know what thats good enough . I would NEVER pay 600 for a gun from them and I would have a really hard time thinking about 400. After seeing the way they cut corners I would not conceder more than 200 msrp and even then I would try to get a used one at 100.

So my expectations are low but I would really like to be wrong on this one because it looks like a fun alternative.
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