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About snowman

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    Look out - He's got a toy gun and might write about it!

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  • Airsofter since
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    Visit http:/www.justpistols.co.uk for a run down of what I've played with!
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    Are those seam marks?
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    United Kingdom

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    The breeding habits of the Alaskan Halibut.

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  1. Ancient history but I think this may be down to original system Vs SCW. M Sent from my ASUS_X00PD using Tapatalk
  2. I found the spreadsheet I kept track of what I bought and sold on - These are the GBB and Revolvers I seem to have left HWS Remington New Model Army .44 WA Beretta Elite 1A Marushin Automag GBB Tanaka SIG P226 Tanaka Browning Hi Power silver WA Colt 1911 US Army Western Arms Beretta Elite SIIS IMI Desert Eagle MkXIX 10" Barrel KSC H&K Mk23 SOCOM, Metal Slide & 2 x mags Western Arms Beretta 92FS Western Arms SV Infinity Hybrid Comp 6" Tanaka Artillery Luger P08 & Spare Mag KSC Beretta M93R Tanaka S&W M29 6.5" I've also got an ICS H&K MP
  3. I liked its rotating barrel design and I sourced a stainless barrel for mine, which gave it a unique look. I know the SVI is still here along with my Tanaka Luger and S&W model 29, a number of WA Berettas, a 1911 and some other stuff. Cheers. Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk
  4. Ditto I think my WA SV Infinity Hybrid 6" is my favourite airsoft pistol, but, whilst I still have a few (somewhere!), the only pistol I regret selling is my WA Beretta Cougar. M
  5. If anyone's interested in nostalgia, I've just rehosted JustPistols. You can find it at http://justpistols.epizy.com Apologies for typos/broken links/etc/etc/etc... Cheers.
  6. Yep. M Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk
  7. I pop in now and then, but things seem pretty quiet. I still have most of my collection, but being a 'Chairsofter', none of it's been out of a box in 5 years+ - Chances are all the seals are buggered and they're just a load of paperweights now. I was inspired in my early days by DumboRAT, with his fantastic reviews and amazing knowledge. but I'm not sure he was an Arnie's regular. I recall he was a surgeon in training, so I guess that's what he does these days. Nice to see Garry still around (one of the few people I met in person in the airsoft world, along with some of the
  8. I'm sure, but my interests have moved on too. Cheers Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk
  9. Not been around for ages, but I had to read such an informed and detailed review of the 712, being one of my favourite handguns. Great comparison to the real thing, which it stands up to remarkably well, I think. A real shame that the VCR act killed airsoft collecting, I'd have had one of these for sure! Thanks for taking the time, great review! Cheers!
  10. Maybe not quite so limited as Tanaka (with some special finishes), but Marushin do tend to release in very widely spaced batches - It might be years before another batch of a specific Marushin model gets released. Tanaka tend to do the same thing, although often with different surface finishes. Of the Japanese makers, only TM (and KSC to a degree) seem to have a continuous production of their range. M.
  11. Tanaka guns seem to vary a lot with versions. Many hate their SIG P226, but I'd say mine is one of the very best GBBs I've ever handled (it's a Heavyweight) - most of the haters have the standard ABS one. I'd vote for the TK amongst USPs, but the KSC one was good even before S7. On the other hand, the Tanaka Hi-Power looks good and is a nice replication, but it's not accurate and always feels a bit fragile to me. Cheers.
  12. And, oh Tanaka HP owner, do the WE mags fit the Tanakas? I've been after a second mag for my Tanaka for years! Cheers
  13. Top speed is much harder than 0-60 time to improve, because you're fighting air pressure. I don't imagine you'd get it anywhere near 170 without an awful lot more power that would need more than a remap. Even the 15 MPH over the tested limited (all the independent tests seem to get around 135 too) even with a tail wind seems a lot. Still 135's hardly shabby. Cheers.
  14. Cool review - Nice to see a springer get a proper review! Some photos would be good. Cheers
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