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Vesparider 11-06-2012 11:16 PM

09 Impulse I just Acquired.... Pics and Video...

Just recently purchased this 09 Impulse. Its unmolested and I even have spare SP Impulse detents for spares. I've always wanted one and this come up for sale from the original owner. Shoots smooth. Its a little noisier than the G6R but that could be barrel related.

minimag03 01-04-2013 02:00 AM

How does it shoot compared to the G6R? Or compared to an Ego? I've always liked the look of them but have never gotten to shoot one.

Vesparider 01-04-2013 01:26 PM

It's not quite as smooth or refined as the G6r. However, that could be a lot in the tuning. At one time I was teching 5 G6rs for the team. I haven't spent much time with the Impulse. I think it's more of a collectors marker than a full time use marker because of the fear of wear and not having parts readily available. The impulse was ahead of its time and if given a better opportunity I'm sure the aftermarket would have made it a much more refined and tunable marker by now.

minimag03 01-04-2013 03:31 PM

Yeah, it was a pretty cool design. It just came too late for SP.

Can you post pics of the internals when ya get a chance? Is it more like an Ego, timmy, or just simple rammer like the old Impulse? I also wonder if the HPR is the same as found on a Luxe.

Cottontail 01-10-2013 09:18 AM

Dunno if thats from the original owner unless you know them personally. I had that exact marker with a red Violent thumbwheel and a small nick where the bolt pin taps the body, as well as a spot on the frame.

However, most of these were taken off the market by DLX during the recall.. and Empire is now re-releasing the Impulse for 2013 (Ive seen it, its awesome) SO the 2009 Impulse should become a marker collectors really want to have. In fact, if you ever sell it please let me know.

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