The Rainmaker - an extremly stupid looking gun

The Rainmaker - an extremly stupid looking gun

Post by kang edward kyu » Sat, 30 Aug 1997 04:00:00


: thereself in the hand. I read the artical trying not
: to look at the picture and I come across what said it
: took 4 9 volt batterys. Wow 36 volts the Angel only
: needs six. Plus that many 9 volts are heavy after a
: while.

        It doesn't have to be 36 volts. It could be 9 volts,
or 18 volts, or 27 volts. It's probably 4 9v batteries in parallel.

: I think this gun needs a little more thought.
: Playing agenst something that hideus could be comical
: and if it where to make those hissing noises when it
: fires everyone is talking about then I would be rolling
: on the ground laughing.

        Hissing noises? Well...I haven't seen the picture of it yet,
but it just sounds like a low-budget electropneumatic to me, which,
IMHO, is a complete waste of money.

                                                        -Edward

 
 
 

The Rainmaker - an extremly stupid looking gun

Post by Bob Nichols » Sat, 30 Aug 1997 04:00:00


: : I think this gun needs a little more thought.
: : Playing agenst something that hideus could be comical
: : and if it where to make those hissing noises when it
: : fires everyone is talking about then I would be rolling
: : on the ground laughing.
:
:       Hissing noises? Well...I haven't seen the picture of it yet,
: but it just sounds like a low-budget electropneumatic to me, which,
: IMHO, is a complete waste of money.

They had them at Zap.  While being pretty ugly, and looking
too much like a cross between the Vector and the autococker
(is there -really- a need for a shroud on it?), it had
some pretty nice features.

For one, the operating pressure for the bolt was so low (100 psi maybe,
I don't remember) that you could stick your finger into the
feedport and cycle the gun without injury.  Try that in your automag :)

The trigger, IMHO, had a horrible feel to it, you can't get any
rhythm with it.  It almost has the trigger feel of an angel, but
there's way more slop and unneccessary motion in the trigger,
since it's all electronic.

Brass Eagle was letting people take them out onto the speedball
field and try them.  I think the reactions were fairly mixed.
Personally, I know it's not for me.

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The Rainmaker - an extremly stupid looking gun

Post by Scott Mather » Sun, 31 Aug 1997 04:00:00

Why the hell would someone stick their finger in the feed port and pull
the trigger?  No wonder field insurance is so high.

Gator

Quote:


> : For one, the operating pressure for the bolt was so low (100 psi
> maybe,
> : I don't remember) that you could stick your finger into the
> : feedport and cycle the gun without injury.  Try that in your automag
> :)

>         That would suck - and probably break my finger. Don't want to
> even think about it :P


 
 
 

The Rainmaker - an extremly stupid looking gun

Post by Bob Nichols » Wed, 03 Sep 1997 04:00:00

: Why the hell would someone stick their finger in the feed port and pull
: the trigger?  No wonder field insurance is so high.

I have no idea.  I'd hate to have been the first person who tried it.


: >
: > : For one, the operating pressure for the bolt was so low (100 psi
: > maybe,
: > : I don't remember) that you could stick your finger into the
: > : feedport and cycle the gun without injury.  Try that in your automag
: > :)
: >
: >         That would suck - and probably break my finger. Don't want to
: > even think about it :P
:

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