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Iwa Giles Video

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by mikeyhall1, Mar 17, 2019.

  1. mikeyhall1

    mikeyhall1 2018 Forum Nice Guy

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    Very interesting video I thought.

    Multishot version of the PP700 which many are looking for.

    Nice stuff from Zobria

    And many other things.

     
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    snipperuk Donator

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    The zbroia look better in the video when handled rather then just a picture ..... I liked the look of the new fx compact too
     
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    Wofty Heinz Meanz Springz

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    More FX shilling from Giles.
    Also it irks me when he apologies for being tired. If you want to do show presentations do em properly.
    He's degenerated into clowning with his cronies and spraffing out the same guff recently.
    The more I see Hot Air the more I enjoy their debates. Far more interesting than Giles sucking bellends for his next freebie.
     
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    PBaz Barrett 'I love slinging lead me!'

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    Nice one Mikey, Thanks 4 sharing..
     
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    Spray1Mark Big Poster

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    And not a mention of Daystate in the video!
     
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    Pp750 mmmmmm.....


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    psychosomatic gardener Engaging Member

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    That dreamlite compact looked good
     
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    Some great stuff in there and you get the feeling that the airgun industry is about to explode.
    Brilliant products, with brilliant new competitions and excellent sport for aging populations.

    There of course will be winners and losers with all this competition.
     
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  9. Jonathan Parked

    Jonathan Parked Jon Parkes

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    Watched that this morning...might NEED a PP7500 multi shot :whoo:
     
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    I just hope that the SMK version is all black and has that current folding stock as I prefer the look of it.
     
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    No I like the wood and wire pull out stock! Shame it’ll still be classed as a pistol :(


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    Tbh I find Giles far more tolerable in his later videos than the earlier ones, FWIW.. Certainly an extremely FX-heavy video and his old best-mates Daystate seem very conspicuous by their absence - looks like sides have been chosen.

    It was nice to see a bit more of Steyr's latest, although interesting as it I don't think I'll be "investing" in one!

    The Snowpeak M50 looks interesting (on account of being semi-auto) although I suspect will be prohibited over here as it looks to be based on a traditional sidelever actions, so presumably uses a bolt to load the pellet and hence falls foul of the "self loading" classification in British law.

    Interesting that the above rifle is exactly the format reputedly causing concern to a certain industry pundit and magazine editor I spoke to some years ago on the semi-auto subject; being cheap, accessible and hence at potentially increased risk of misuse. Will be interesting to see if this gun makes it to the market over here since a lot of Chinese PCPs are apparently being sold with no AT; apparently with impunity from the AMTA for some strange reason.

    The PP750 looks interesting, although after the shonky reg in my old PP700 I'd not be falling over myself to get another. While quality remains a mystery / source of contention with Chinese guns; one can't fault their drive an innovation which puts British manufacturers to shame IMO.

    On that subject I can't help but feel this really highlights the decline in our domestic industry. Granted it's perhaps a bit unfair to compare their products to those coming from a whole world's-worth of competition, however in a market we once used to lead we now seem to be trailing behind, forlornly trying to keep up with increasingly innovative, sophisticated and superior foreign competition :(
     
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    Used to enjoy Giles , but it looks like he has taken the Fx shilling and his vids now seem Fac laden tbh , and to turn up to do a feature and have a low battery is not good and being tired is no excuse , do like the Zbroia's but feel Fx might be over reaching themselves as the Dreamline has only just reached us how long before the new ones reach the Uk
     
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    I find it exceptionally frustrating that FX have all the new variations of products yet ASI have no pricing or knowledge of them!

    Looks like another unacceptable wait for FX stuff!

    The Dreamline being released in 2018 is still not effectively on the shelves it's ridiculous.

    I do agree with Cloverleaf, this years has been entirely unexciting as far as new stuff goes!
     
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    Compare the FX owners to the Air Arms owners and it's not hard to understand why we are falling behind.
     
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    There might be a possibility that ASI will not be the UK`s official importer soon ……..
     
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  17. Spray1Mark

    Spray1Mark Big Poster

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    It was said that YT airgun videos should take a more amateur approach in order to be seen as just that "amateur" and not highly polished paid presenter sales vids!

    The quality of the picture is also not good, perhaps this is an attempt at portraying the amateur approach, or more human, less salesman?

    I see no harm in paying these guys personally so am quite happy with the old approach.
     
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  18. Spray1Mark

    Spray1Mark Big Poster

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    Yes I think that is very true!
     
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    On the upside Countryway are expecting the AGT Vulcan and that Uragan thing to turn up next week!
     
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    I’ll second this. They are getting left out of the loop a lot and that speaks volumes
     
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