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Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by VA27, Dec 8, 2012.

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  1. mesinge2

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  2. AFDavis11

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    Wholly moley, that is too bizarre for me.
     
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    This is an innovative gun. With the endless possibilities that are available with polymer I can't figure out why they chose such a non ergonomic design, but I would have to hold one first I guess.

    Video gamers are not just 12 anymore. The 12 year olds of your (the elders among us) generation are now the 30 year olds. Many "kids" 30 and under play video games all day. The marketing is genius and is aimed directly at the 21-30 age group. Many of them have money to spend and love guns. At this price point I can see these doing well if they can get traction in the right markets.

    Oh, and don't worry. This demographic I mentioned will hardly ever shoot this thing so injury isn't really a huge concern.

    It is a novelty item but could be a big thing if they can continue to improve the ergonomics and usefulness of the design.

    A 9mm that uses Glock mags would be cool!
     
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    I'm going to echo a few comments that have already been made and say I wish the barrel was longer, so that the charging handle and re-strike handle aren't so close to the muzzle.

    Their website does mention that the barrel is meant to be easily changed so that a suppressed barrel can be attached, so I'm hopeful that a longer barrel would be an option.

    The price point is certainly good, good enough that I'm seriously considering getting one next year.

    Other than the charging handles, if it proves to be reliable, I'd have no real problem with it, and as far as the idea of a pistol that uses 10/22 magazines? Why the heck has it taken so long!

    That being said, I don't really think we're looking at the future of handgun design here, but if nobody was willing to try new approaches, we wouldn't have any innovation in the industry.
     
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    Strange looking firearms. Did you see the mention that their guns use 10-22 magazines?
     
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    What's old is new?
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    Their marketing is... well, stupid.

    Aside from that, I REALLY want one.

    For $200, a lightweight, hi cap, semi-auto .22LR pistol is something I've been looking for for some time, and this one fits the bill just fine. The fact that it takes 10/22 mags is a plus, as well.
     
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    A bullpup 10/22 pistol that attaches to a tacticool rail?
    Can't say I have a use for it.
     
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    Whatever lamers.

    Its profile is close enough to a Russian Bs-1 grenade launcher to warrent spending $800 TOTAL to register one as an SBR and suppress it, so you can sling it under an AK-74, or a semi auto krinkov clone.

    Im not gunna do that ... but SOMEONE should.
     
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