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    Post  Mozart Sat May 21, 2011 2:23 pm

    I'll go a Proton and a Vigilon for that price, to play around with.
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    Post  spacephrawg Wed Jun 01, 2011 2:57 pm

    The only worry I have about it is that the darn guns won't be able to shoot the disks if they are scuffed or altered in any way. From the teaser video, they look like they fire quite far stock and that's great but the discs are projectiles and are subject to abuse. Aside from the range, it seems the only other apparent advantage to them is that you can store them in the magazine indefinitely unlike nerf darts in stick magazines.

    What do you think?
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    Post  Jeo Wed Jun 01, 2011 3:17 pm

    Can't imagine it would be any worse than what we currently get with darts. They will become less effective over time, but a small scuff won't make *that* big a difference.
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    Post  Mozart Wed Jun 01, 2011 3:24 pm

    Dude, there's a whole thread already dedicated to the Vortex line.. All questions and such have either been discussed in there, or belong in there.

    Discs will be a lot harder wearing, I expect. Made of plastic or something harder, because they don't shoot at as high velocity.
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    Post  melbnerf619 Wed Jun 01, 2011 3:31 pm

    Mozart wrote:Dude, there's a whole thread already dedicated to the Vortex line.. All questions and such have either been discussed in there, or belong in there.

    Discs will be a lot harder wearing, I expect. Made of plastic or something harder, because they don't shoot at as high velocity.

    Totally agreed. Here is the link: http://www.oznerf.com/t2951-nerf-vortex-revealed-update
    and also it would help if both of the first posters have an avatar and an age. (sorry ss if this is considered as backseat moderating)
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    Post  Luke Wed Jun 01, 2011 3:42 pm

    spacephrawg How old are you and where are you from?
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    Post  phuonguyen Thu Jun 02, 2011 3:48 am

    It would be good for everyone, who is in this thread to re-read the rules.

    I know that Jeo had an avatar, though he should still put up his age.
    Similar things for the OP.

    @melbnerf619, simply don't do things that a moderator would do. And it does count as BSM.

    @Luke, read above.
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    Post  Silent Scope Thu Jun 02, 2011 4:06 am

    It would also be good if discussions like these continued from threads already dedicated to this subject than new threads popping up.

    spacephrawg wrote:What do you think?
    I think people like yourself should just be patient rather than reinforce the notion that impatience is a key characteristic in nerfers in general.


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    Post  Jeo Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:22 am

    Soooo... guess what I got to play with today...

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    Post  LostBoy Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:24 am

    Jeo wrote:Soooo... guess what I got to play with today...

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    Post  TooBz Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:25 am

    LostBoy wrote:
    Jeo wrote:Soooo... guess what I got to play with today...

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    Post  Luke Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:28 am

    Sweet
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    Post  redcricket077 Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:32 am

    NICE!
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    Post  NachoTaco Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:01 pm

    Now I want one even more!
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    Post  Dietzie Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:04 pm

    Well? Ranges? Velocity? You thoughts? Don't just tease us, Hasbro does enough of that.


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    Post  TooBz Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:06 pm

    Dietzie wrote:Well? Ranges? Velocity? You thoughts? Don't just tease us, Hasbro does enough of that.
    Yep, Hasbro does A LOT of teasing.
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    Post  redcricket077 Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:10 pm

    That particular one is a lot bigger than I thought it would be.
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    Post  RL Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:18 pm

    They've got some videos in their website. By they I refer to urban taggers. I believe they also have a Facebook page

    http://urbantaggers.blogspot.com/2011/07/nerf-vortex-nitron-presenting-video.html

    ps. I love that scope attachment.
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    Post  Slammin Sam Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:43 pm

    OMFG! That scope is AMAZING!

    Aaah, why do they shoot the camera??

    Very impressive!
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    Post  Jeo Sun Jul 17, 2011 1:23 pm

    I honestly wasn't all that impressed with it. Ranges are significantly better than anything stock from the N-Strike range, but probably only on par with say an AR'd Nitefinder.

    Most interesting fact to me was the the discs flew REALLY slowly. I'm sure there's modding potential there, but don't expect to be blown away by it.
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    Post  Luke Sun Jul 17, 2011 1:51 pm

    Do we have a Feet test?
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    Post  RL Sun Jul 17, 2011 2:01 pm

    Jeo wrote:I honestly wasn't all that impressed with it. Ranges are significantly better than anything stock from the N-Strike range, but probably only on par with say an AR'd Nitefinder.

    Most interesting fact to me was the the discs flew REALLY slowly. I'm sure there's modding potential there, but don't expect to be blown away by it.

    Yeah I'm not surprised by your reviews. The fact that they're discs, and this has been brought up before, is a problem because as you said the velocity was quite slow. The fact they're circular means if you hit any part of the outside surface it'll rotate not get pushed out from its 'butt' like a dart.

    With mods I'm thinking voltage upgrade, at least with the electric ones.

    ps. I'm quite jealous of the ANU HvZ scene... I doubt there's anywhere near the interest in USyd
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    Post  Jeo Sun Jul 17, 2011 2:56 pm

    No way of accurately measuring range with me sorry guys.
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    Post  Luke Sun Jul 17, 2011 3:04 pm

    Ok damn
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    Post  colipos2 Sun Jul 17, 2011 3:10 pm

    Can't wait to get my hands one one and see what it can do.
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    Post  TomaszBurcon Sun Jul 17, 2011 4:00 pm

    So how did you get your hands on that?
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    Post  Jeo Sun Jul 17, 2011 4:17 pm

    Can't really say sorry mate, mostly because I don't know where it actually came from. As for how I got to have a go with this on in particular, should be sufficient to say that I do live in Canberra, the same city as a rather prominent Nerfer...
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    Post  Vavoom Mon Jul 18, 2011 1:27 am

    In regards to range, parallel to ground from a firing height i.e. shoulder level, it was observed that the range of the Nitron was approximately equal to that of a whiteout Nitefinder also fired parallel to ground from an arm extended position.
    It was definitely nowhere near the 60 feet claimed by the box, probably half that, so about 10m. Also, the further you are from the disc, the easier it is to dodge. Sure, streamlines are easy to dodge from a distance too but this just seemed particularly slow for some reason.
    Close range, the discs are harder to dodge.
    One theory is that the one floating around Canberra is a pre-production model and is probably incomplete in some way. Hopefully the production models are more promising.
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    Post  who Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:41 am

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    Pretty disappointed with ranges really as said above. It felt really nice perfect length for me. By the end of the day we decided it is a pre-production model so lets hop it gets better. Disks are soft plastic surrounded by foam, looks like they would out last streamlines or though could be lost out side. Didn't get to see the scope
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    Post  mister_elliott Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:50 am

    Plenty of room for an airtank. Or three.
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    Post  Luke Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:43 am

    Jeo wrote:Can't really say sorry mate, mostly because I don't know where it actually came from. As for how I got to have a go with this on in particular, should be sufficient to say that I do live in Canberra, the same city as a rather prominent Nerfer...
    *Cough *Cough Pocket from Urbantaggers https://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=10150226783570216
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    Post  melbnerf619 Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:51 am

    Someone already posted that link a couple posts ago.
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    Post  Luke Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:54 am

    I know I was just showing him who had it
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    Post  who Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:54 am

    You would be surprised, pocket isn't the only one with connections in Canberra.
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    Post  Luke Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:56 am

    who wrote:You would be surprised, pocket isn't the only one with connections in Canberra.
    True but it would be pretty hard to get one so its most likely Pocket's

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