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    Post  Darth Lai Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:03 pm

    Hello everyone. I'm pretty new to this site and Nerf in general. I have started off my colection with a Maverick and a couple of other guns, but I have yet to have chosen any "big" guns and choose my primary (Although I got the Recon and I honestly think it could be much better.) I am thinking of waiting until the Alpha Trooper comes out and getting that as my primary, but Target is having a Toy Sale soon and the Raider is on sale for $39. So I don't know what I should do and was thinking you guys could help me.

    Cheers.

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    Post  KingCam Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:08 pm

    Dont get a longstrike.I say get the raider there good fun.
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    Post  Darth Lai Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:09 pm

    Yeah. Definitely wasn't going to get a Longstrike. They look cool but.. you know.
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    Post  neumein Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:09 pm

    You want something that gets good range, ideally has either A) Good ROF, or B) Multiple Shots, and something that looks cool, and one that you can afford. All of Hasbro's latest blasters use the reverse plunger, which results in difficulty modding them, and generally mediocre performance.

    If you want a decent primary, go out to ToyWorld, and buy yourself a Lanard Big Salvo. Takes minutes to mod, and with a good barrel/dart fit, you get 4 90ft shots, and it only needs 10 pumps to prime it. Last I checked, they were on sale for $40. Go nuts.
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    Post  tysgunner Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:11 pm

    Or a big blast if you like single shot blasters
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    Post  Darth Lai Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:13 pm

    But what would be the best blaster branded by Nerf? Thanks for the help guys.
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    Post  tank720 Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:14 pm

    or a longshot if you are hard core
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    Post  KingCam Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:14 pm

    magstrike
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    Post  Darth Lai Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:15 pm

    Should I just wait till the new blasters come out?
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    Post  littlebro05 Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:18 pm

    If you're lucky... those 'new' nerf guns that come out will be available next year perhaps? Just an assumption.

    But definitely buy a LongShot. Even though Roger hates it to bits... there must be a history behind that?
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    Post  Darth Lai Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:19 pm

    Yeah Longshot looks awesome. I'm definitely getting that. I think. Should I like search eBay for good deals? Or but from a retailer like Target?
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    Post  Chaos-Blades Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:20 pm

    You're new here, so I'll spare the usual flame, instead I'm going to tell you that this question should be in the questions thread. On the welcome to oznerf topic.

    When it comes to buying a new blaster, don't let people tell you what to buy, read about the products you are interested in and make a decicion based on what you'd be doing with/to it.

    It's not like you're buying a house or anything, It's not a hard decicion.

    That's my rant over, If you REALLY can't decide between the raider or the alpha trooper, realise that the alpha trooper will be $70 -$90 when it comes out, and it's pretty much a raider with a sheild. And the raider ispretty much a recon with a drum mag.
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    Post  Darth Lai Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:31 pm

    Um. Okay. Sorry. Before I started this topic I was thinking whether this should be in General Nerf or Questions. Obviously I chose wrong. Won't happen again.

    EDIT: Oh yeah forgot. Wanted people's opinions, not for them to make a decision for me. REALLY didn't seem like that though. My bad lol.
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    Post  Winterstrike Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:44 pm

    You're in Adelaide, which is good and bad. It's good because you're in the nerf capital of Australia, so you'll get plenty of good advice. It's bad because you have to keep up with the rest of us and you're going to find that poorly modded crap/noob guns(recon) will just see you getting owned.

    I've decided to change my advice to give to noobs. Normally, I'd say buy a NF and a decent primary like a triple shot, both easy to mod. Now I say don't buy a damn thing, not one gun. Instead, turn up to Glenunga and watch how we play. Talk to us and have a look at our stuff. Then only should you make a decision.

    Oh, and if you think the new guns are some great white hope, don't. Into a world of hurt shall you plunge, one full of hype and reverse plungers.
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    Post  Darth Lai Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:46 pm

    Okay. Thanks for the suggestion. Just for interest sake- Winterstrike- or anyone else for that matter- how many Nerf guns do you own?
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    Post  Chaos-Blades Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:51 pm

    Darth Lai wrote:Um. Okay. Sorry. Before I started this topic I was thinking whether this should be in General Nerf or Questions. Obviously I chose wrong. Won't happen again.
    EDIT: Oh yeah forgot. Wanted people's opinions, not for them to make a decision for me. REALLY didn't seem like that though. My bad lol.
    Now you know. And I wasn't having a go or anything.

    Winterstrike has a very good point, come out & join in with us, we can give you a preview of blasters you should be looking at getting and you'll see waht real nerf wars are like.

    EDIT: I have about 15 or 20 blasters now
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    Post  Darth Lai Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:54 pm

    Haha. Yeah thanks. Just so you know- before I registered for an account, I read some of the topics and stuff. If I just turned up at a war, you guys wouldn't like bash me would you? Lol. Don't take it offensively, if anything, take it as a compliment. You see? You've already intimidated me! Lol.
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    Post  Primus1356 Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:57 pm

    hey are you getting the target one with 70 darts. You should definitely get it. i am waiting till the 22nd and i am going out on the first day to get it. Its the best deal for a raider australia has ever seen

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    Post  Darth Lai Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:58 pm

    Yeah. I was thinking of getting that Raider. I think I should. Can't wait till the sale.
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    Post  Primus1356 Fri Jul 16, 2010 2:59 pm

    i know. Its a school day though but after school im rushing out and getting it. So excited this is gonna be my best gun
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    Post  Winterstrike Fri Jul 16, 2010 3:00 pm

    Lai, come to the chat box, since you're obviously being so vigilant.
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    Post  Nerfer4lyf Sat Jul 17, 2010 2:26 pm

    get a longshot there the best and a magstrike has secondary
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    Post  Darth Lai Sat Jul 17, 2010 2:27 pm

    Thanks for the suggestions. To everyone.
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    Post  Darth Lai Sun Jul 18, 2010 4:21 am

    Yep. Guess what? Did my first mod yesterday! Lol. Don't laugh. I modded my Maverick. Removed the Air Restrictors and made it so the barrel can come out all the way. Love it.
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    Post  Guest Mon Jul 26, 2010 1:19 pm

    [quote="KingCam"]Dont get a longstrike.I say get the raider there good fun.[/quote]
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    Post  Atlas8817 Mon Jul 26, 2010 2:09 pm

    i say raider or longstrike coz they are blue jk
    but seriously get one of them or both id say longstrike coz after modding it to the max it is better than a longshot(DARE I SAY) id say and raider because of slam fire and 35 drum


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    Post  Atlas8817 Mon Jul 26, 2010 2:16 pm

    no i said it right longSTRIKE better than a longSHOT and in 4-6 weeks i will prove it =P
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    Post  CobraNerf Mon Jul 26, 2010 2:23 pm

    They are.
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    Post  Servulus Mon Jul 26, 2010 2:24 pm

    Personally i am still tossing between my vulcan or my longshot for my primary, both have potential, but it depends on what style of play im going for, close combat i would think the vulcan would suit my needs better, for a distance strike my longshot (which is more powerful than my bbbb) would be best.
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    Post  Servulus Mon Jul 26, 2010 2:36 pm

    i have this way to add a collection of springs that well are usually way too powerful, and when i realized i could add 2 of these, i couldnt resist the urge.

    These springs are custom springs.

    Some of the spings i have could be used for bicep curls by body builders, hence to load my longshot requires alot of strength and 2 hands on either side of the bolt.
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    Post  O.W.L Mon Jul 26, 2010 2:50 pm

    when will the next glenunga war be says Dart Lai *cough* *O.W.Lnerf said it* *wheeze*
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    Post  Servulus Mon Jul 26, 2010 2:54 pm

    i have no problem with the 2 hand reload, it suits me perfectly. i have upped the sprig in the front gun making it worthwhile, plus i will have a vulcan over the other shoulder and a maverick. So in between shots i should have enough options
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    Post  Servulus Mon Jul 26, 2010 2:55 pm

    i wish i could say this weekend... glenunga is so damn close to home for me
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    Post  FieldHockey Sun Aug 01, 2010 11:04 am

    A raider.
    35 darts, clip system, pump action, 2 tac rails and slamfire mode = best gun evarr
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    Post  Neodore Sun Aug 01, 2010 4:31 pm

    phuonguyen wrote:
    Lolcakez wrote:A raider.
    35 darts, clip system, pump action, 2 tac rails and slamfire mode = best gun evarr

    Yeah, such a pity is utilises a reverse plunger system.

    The moment you remove the AR, that gun's a goner. Right. Say good bye to your raider.

    Go on! Don't be shy! It'll miss you, as much as you'll miss it!

    Longshot gets my vote. It's far too gun a gun to not be considered one of the best primary weapons in nerf.

    Im going to have to agree with him on this one my modded longshot gets my vote as my primary as it has the range and accuracy,plus the darts come out pretty quick to counter people running.

    While like the vulcan its too big to be used on ones own.

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