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by SEAL
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: 15 Years Later? WW Lightning Mod
Replies: 5
Views: 1424

Re: 15 Years Later? WW Lightning Mod

Kind of a late reply, but welcome back! For a lot of us, though we may go through periods of dormancy, this hobby tends to stick with us.

That's some pretty crazy modding too. I used to do stuff like that on occasion. Let us know how it works out. I'm curious about the handling.
by SEAL
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: 2020 Nerf Super Soakers - Return to Form?
Replies: 6
Views: 1823

Re: 2020 Nerf Super Soakers - Return to Form?

Hmm, well to me it looks more like the SS 20, at least the MK2. But they're both pretty similar. I wonder which would perform better. Pressurized guns don't seem to work very well on a small scale.
by SEAL
Sat Mar 14, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: 2020 Nerf Super Soakers - Return to Form?
Replies: 6
Views: 1823

Re: 2020 Nerf Super Soakers - Return to Form?

A picture of the "XP 20" has been revealed. Obviously having more in common with the SS 20 rather than the original XP 20, this one has been more "Hasbro-ified," and doesn't look to be pressurized. Definitely not as interesting as the bigger ones, but still worth posting about. I still think this y...
by SEAL
Sun Mar 01, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Water Wars
Topic: Advice on organizing local wars
Replies: 3
Views: 1719

Re: Advice on organizing local wars

Wow, looks like Nerf Haven also took a nosedive in activity. Although in that case it's probably just because nobody likes to post on forums much anymore. It sucks because the quality of conversation is always so much better than on Facebook or Discord or whatever. Agreed that nerfers are better at ...
by SEAL
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Humor & Fun
Topic: Most Powerful Water Stream?
Replies: 1
Views: 954

Most Powerful Water Stream?

A long time ago I posted an image of an open dam drain valve, which is essentially a pressurized water blaster of enormous proportions. But now there's a video on Youtube! It's not the same dam; this one only has one outlet instead of two or three. But it's still cool to watch: https://www.youtube.c...
by SEAL
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Spyra One
Replies: 70
Views: 13747

Re: Spyra One

Oooh, you'll definitely have to give us a full review. I've been very curious about this whole project, and I'm glad to see that it's still going strong.
by SEAL
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Super Soaker XP100 Review
Replies: 14
Views: 4383

Re: Super Soaker XP100 Review

That's a really good review. Did you measure any stats? I'm interested to see how it compares to the original SS 100. According to old reviews, the O.G. shot around 36-37 feet (or ~11 meters if you prefer) with 1-2X output. By the sounds of it this new one might not quite match it, although it certa...
by SEAL
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: 2020 Nerf Super Soakers - Return to Form?
Replies: 6
Views: 1823

2020 Nerf Super Soakers - Return to Form?

After seeing the thread about the new BBT/Walmart guns, I decided to do some snooping to see if Hasbro revealed anything yet. Nothing on their website, but it seems isoaker is still alive and well, and has posted this on his website. Talk about a throwback! First time in like a decade that I've gott...
by SEAL
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: 2020 Walmart Adventure Force Water Strike Soakers
Replies: 5
Views: 2184

Re: 2020 Walmart Adventure Force Water Strike Soakers

BBT really likes their Steady Stream technology, don't they?

The Drench Force and its derivatives do still interest me. Piston guns suck, but you can't really argue with 50 feet. I wonder how one would fare in combat against CPS.
by SEAL
Fri Dec 13, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Tips & Tactics
Topic: Time-to-target
Replies: 5
Views: 2451

Re: Time-to-target

I think stream velocity is a better stat, since that's what affects how fast your shot gets to its target, and is independent of how far away your target is. I know DX had a chronograph at one point, but if I remember right it wasn't extremely precise. I suppose you could derive an average velocity ...
by SEAL
Mon May 13, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Water Wars
Topic: MOAB 2019
Replies: 27
Views: 7955

Re: MOAB 2019

Well if you wanted to pique my interest, that's one way to do it, haha. You know me, I love strategic battles. Throw in hardcore play styles and team imbalances, and you have my SEAL of approval (ha ha, bad joke). Chief is coming for sure? How is he getting down? I messaged him the other day but hav...
by SEAL
Thu May 09, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Gun Storage
Replies: 3
Views: 2832

Re: Gun Storage

What guns do you have these days? I recently got the last of my blasters down from NY, so I have basically my entire arsenal aside from the guns that belonged to my brother. As far as which ones still work though, I'm not entirely sure. However the plan was to eventually phase them out and replace ...
by SEAL
Sat May 04, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Gun Storage
Replies: 3
Views: 2832

Gun Storage

Hey all, so I wanted to talk a little bit about solutions for storing water guns. My current issue is that I live in a house with no basement and very little in terms of storage space. Right now I've got a pile of guns in a corner in my bedroom, and three large cardboard boxes filled with them scatt...
by SEAL
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Water Wars
Topic: MOAB 2019
Replies: 27
Views: 7955

Re: MOAB 2019

That probably would actually be the best date for me 'cause I get Monday off, but I still don't know if I can or not. I'll keep you updated. Doing this in the same fashion as the "HOG Lite" idea I talked about in the other thread would be cool. Got any cool battlefields around that nobody else has b...
by SEAL
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: League Operations & Development
Topic: New Idea for Intense Gameplay
Replies: 4
Views: 1989

Re: New Idea for Intense Gameplay

Yeah, this wasn't really meant to be taken seriously, as the date implies. It did stem from a serious idea I had a while back though. Like marauder, I do kinda like the idea, but then I realized that it would result in the same kind of gameplay as we got when we tracked stats, only ten times worse. ...
by SEAL
Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: League Operations & Development
Topic: New Idea for Intense Gameplay
Replies: 4
Views: 1989

New Idea for Intense Gameplay

Hey all, so I've been doing some thinking. I've come to the conclusion that water wars just aren't intense enough anymore. We just show up, go into the woods, and start shooting at each other. There's nothing at stake, which makes it kind of hard to get into. So what's the solution to this? I'm glad...
by SEAL
Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Water Wars
Topic: MOAB 2019
Replies: 27
Views: 7955

Re: MOAB 2019

Most of March should be okay, although the Myrtle Beach trip will most likely be moved to next weekend (9th-10th) because the weather isn't so great this coming weekend. You're still welcome to join us. I'm pretty sure it's a short drive for you. As mentioned, April is looking pretty busy at the mom...
by SEAL
Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Maintenance & Repairs
Topic: Plastic Welding
Replies: 5
Views: 3512

Re: Plastic Welding

Yeah, for sure. Just note that whatever you want to weld should be something that you don't care about the aesthetics of. Reason being, it won't look pretty unless you take the time to sand it down and repaint it. Internal tubing and stuff doesn't matter, and that's primarily what I'd expect to use ...
by SEAL
Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Is Water Warriors Dead?
Replies: 14
Views: 4062

Re: Is Water Warriors Dead?

I actually just saw that. Right as I was considering "un-liking" their page, haha. But that's kinda weird. The Outlaw is like ten years old now (remember how it used to be called the Equalizer? I actually have one of those), so I don't know why they keep re-releasing it. If they're going to do that ...
by SEAL
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Maintenance & Repairs
Topic: Plastic Welding
Replies: 5
Views: 3512

Plastic Welding

So on my way to visit marauder the other weekend, I hit a dead animal on the road and cracked the front chin spoiler on my car. Fortunately it's just a black plastic piece and not the actual bumper. But to the point, a friend of mine told me about this plastic welding tool that can be used to fix it...