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    TIA Toy Fair

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    JacobYeah

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  JacobYeah on Tue Feb 14, 2012 9:48 am

    evozn wrote:Just looked on sgnerf's blog and found some more stuff.

    Elite Hailfire handle, http://sgnerf.blogspot.com.au/2012/02/nerf-n-strike-elite-at-nyc-toy-fair.html

    And general stuff, http://sgnerf.blogspot.com.au/2012/02/nerf-showroom-at-nyc-toy-fair-2012.html


    I smell another flywheel blaster in the midst.
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    Zandor

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  Zandor on Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:00 am

    evozn wrote:Just looked on sgnerf's blog and found some more stuff.

    Elite Hailfire handle, http://sgnerf.blogspot.com.au/2012/02/nerf-n-strike-elite-at-nyc-toy-fair.html

    And general stuff, http://sgnerf.blogspot.com.au/2012/02/nerf-showroom-at-nyc-toy-fair-2012.html

    I know this might only be a small thing to add, or others have already picked up on this, but just incase I thought I'd throw this in for inspection.

    From that link I saw the picture SG Nerf cut from the vid and posted up (left side, below)

    But when I went to look at the video closer, I paused it JUST on the split second before it ended, and managed to catch the picture on the right side:



    ...now is it just me, or does the blaster now look misleadingly large on the bottom, or two clips lined up together in a T formation? I'm even more confused now XD
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    False

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  False on Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:09 am

    Not another flywheel blaster!
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    Sairex

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  Sairex on Tue Feb 14, 2012 5:59 pm

    fly wheels on a vortex blaster though? be interested to see how that worked, spinning the discs would be kinda cool, like firing buzz saw blades, ricochets would be awesome. i apologise if this doesnt make sense, im kinda drunk
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    Kaine

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  Kaine on Tue Feb 14, 2012 8:04 pm

    Sairex wrote:fly wheels on a vortex blaster though? be interested to see how that worked, spinning the discs would be kinda cool, like firing buzz saw blades, ricochets would be awesome. i apologise if this doesnt make sense, im kinda drunk

    I would wager it would work a lot like the Nitron does, except not fully automatic.
    I am rather hoping that the mag is compatible with the Nitron.
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    JacobYeah

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  JacobYeah on Wed Feb 22, 2012 10:20 pm

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    stoph

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  stoph on Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:35 am

    Ambiguous silhouettes! Coming soon! Spose it's all part of the tease process. Stock wars will be so much more interesting with these guns, really really keen on getting a few.
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    RetfirDMX

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  RetfirDMX on Thu Feb 23, 2012 3:18 am

    i wonder if the hailfire will be a multi-directional spray/cover fire nerf blaster. or a multi-barrel one with multiple stampede-esque mechs running in stagger. viable as nerf's "Pinnacle of Nerf Innovation"?
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    killerbunny

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  killerbunny on Thu Feb 23, 2012 4:09 am

    Kaine wrote:
    Sairex wrote:fly wheels on a vortex blaster though? be interested to see how that worked, spinning the discs would be kinda cool, like firing buzz saw blades, ricochets would be awesome. i apologise if this doesnt make sense, im kinda drunk

    I would wager it would work a lot like the Nitron does, except not fully automatic.
    I am rather hoping that the mag is compatible with the Nitron.


    Guys, it's not a vortex gun. It seems just to be a giant flywheel blaster with a big/awkward/weird drum.

    As for the ranges of the raider and recon remake; it's like 65-70ft angled with a lucky shot that goes further, like how hasbro get the ranges from any of their guns.

    New darts are just thin whistler darts. Also having a hole in the side of dart doesn't mean it won't fly straight. current whistler darts fly straight and have a huge hole in the side.
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    mister_elliott

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  mister_elliott on Thu Feb 23, 2012 7:33 am

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    Sir_Spacemonkey

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  Sir_Spacemonkey on Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:23 pm




    Can't wait till it "LAUCNHES"
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    |Shadow|

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  |Shadow| on Thu Feb 23, 2012 1:31 pm

    Sir_Spacemonkey wrote:



    Can't wait till it "LAUCNHES"

    AHAHHAHA
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    RetfirDMX

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  RetfirDMX on Thu Feb 23, 2012 7:52 pm

    After watching the video i came to the conclusion that the hailfire is a single barrel with a multi-mag disc to allow it to hold multiple high capacity mags and just rotate to the next 90 degrees for more ammo until the four mags run out
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    JacobYeah

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  JacobYeah on Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:14 pm

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    h3rrr0

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  h3rrr0 on Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:16 am

    Definitely spot on with the rotating clip holder. Imagine that with 4 raider drums!?! It would be awesome if it is released fully automatic, which is easily possible with all that room in the shell.
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    killerbunny

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  killerbunny on Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:18 am

    I think the hailfire is kinda meh. It seems kinda heavy and awkward.
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    |Shadow|

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  |Shadow| on Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:23 am

    It looks like a Vulcan remake but with rotating multistage mag changes
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    RetfirDMX

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  RetfirDMX on Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:56 am

    unless it's actually all 1 mag? s-mag on steroids?
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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  cfb_rolley on Fri Feb 24, 2012 8:25 am

    Perhaps that second trigger that traditionally used to spool up flywheels is actually the button to rotate to the next mag? Either way, i still think that mag turntable layout is freaking stupid and ugly. Might be just me, but when i hear te name "elite" I tgink of streamlined rifle shapes and less nonsense bits (eg a foregrip on the retaliator instead of a light on the recon). This design looks like someone picked up a 4 year old's drawing of a Nerf gun and actually made it.

    I think that's enough rage for now...
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    RetfirDMX

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  RetfirDMX on Fri Feb 24, 2012 8:37 am

    i agree with that^. i think a metal-gear stampede-like nerf blaster with only a slightly stronger springset would be elite enough if it ran 300-400 rounds per minute. forget multi-mag blasters. it's bulkier and uglier than the vulcan.
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    abowden

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  abowden on Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:52 am

    if you look closely at the silhouette, you will notice the carrying handle is not their.
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    JacobYeah

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    Re: TIA Toy Fair

    Post  JacobYeah on Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:19 pm

    My bet is that the hailfire is gonna be exactly like the nitron, lots of hype around it, expensive, completely impractical in any situation, but a hell of a lot of fun to play with

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