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ParaChomp



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:20 pm Reply with quote
Is it just me, or am I the only one who thinks those look legit?
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Fencedude5609



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:22 pm Reply with quote
ParaChomp wrote:
Is it just me, or am I the only one who thinks those look legit?


Yeah, thats sorta the point.

Remember, different culture.
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firedragon54738



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:24 pm Reply with quote
You can buy a real gun for that much but they do look nice
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Chagen46



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:42 pm Reply with quote
I'd love to own one of these.

I've always wanted to own a gun, but I don't really think I need an actual one.
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Cecilthedarkknight_234



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:48 pm Reply with quote
Chagen46 wrote:
I'd love to own one of these.

I've always wanted to own a gun, but I don't really think I need an actual one.


Kinda the same with you on this.. Damn though those replicas are nice.
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JohnnySake



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:57 pm Reply with quote
When I first saw the article title I thought maybe they were going to refer to the large weaponry the girls take in air to air combat. Laughing These are nice too though.
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Chagen46



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:58 pm Reply with quote
Cecil: Yeah, I wanted my dad to buy me an airsoft gun but the Japanese replicas seem so much nicer looking. And they don't have that dumb orange thing at the barrel (which is apparently there so cops don't see it, think it's a real gun, and shoot you accidently. Which probably says a lot of things about the US Police System).
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Flower Metal



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 6:06 pm Reply with quote
Glorious!

I would buy those guns
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Sunday Silence



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 6:48 pm Reply with quote
Chagen46 wrote:
Cecil: Yeah, I wanted my dad to buy me an airsoft gun but the Japanese replicas seem so much nicer looking. And they don't have that dumb orange thing at the barrel (which is apparently there so cops don't see it, think it's a real gun, and shoot you accidently. Which probably says a lot of things about the US Police System).


Even if there is an orange tip, it'll still not protect you from a cop with an itchy trigger finger.
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mdo7



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:07 pm Reply with quote
Holy crap, those airsoft guns look for real. I hope the people that buy these are not the one that are going to do bank jobs (I know those can't shoot bullet, but they look real enough to scare bank tellers and any bystanders in bank). I don't want Strike Witches to be blame for armed robbery.
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bravetailor



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:09 pm Reply with quote
mdo7 wrote:
Holy crap, those airsoft guns look for real. I hope the people that buy these are not the one that are going to do bank jobs. I don't want Strike Witches to be blame for armed robbery.


To do that, they'd have to rob banks while not wearing pants.
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TitanXL



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:28 pm Reply with quote
Chagen46 wrote:
Cecil: Yeah, I wanted my dad to buy me an airsoft gun but the Japanese replicas seem so much nicer looking. And they don't have that dumb orange thing at the barrel (which is apparently there so cops don't see it, think it's a real gun, and shoot you accidently. Which probably says a lot of things about the US Police System).


Just compare the bright orange "NES Zapper" to it's Japanese Faimcom counterpart.
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terminus24



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:52 pm Reply with quote
Woah. These are instantly my favorite air soft guns ever. Period.

Not only do they just look legit, but they're actual Strike Witches replica guns. And Strike Witches is one of my favorite anime series.

The only thing stopping me from getting one is the price (I'd want Shirley's, but $500 is a bit out of my price range. Heck, the Madoka Magica CE sets were out of my price range, but I kinda splurged for those.). Hopefully, I'll get a summer job and be able to get these.

Also, the one thing that I'm really curious about is how many FPS the guns fire at. That and the clip capacity.
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Chagen46



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 8:03 pm Reply with quote
These'll probably be limited edition--you better get that job fast.

Also, by the way, do you need any kind of license to own an airsoft gun?
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terminus24



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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 8:07 pm Reply with quote
Nope- I've had them since I was twelve.
And you wouldn't need a license for them anyway, as you don't need one for the much-more-dangerous BB Gun. You can shoot your eye out with those things.
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