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#1 The Infinite Shindig

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Posted 26 July 2006 - 03:18 PM

I'm going to compile a list of Longshot threads temporarily. There is a lot of information and discussion about this gun going on and I think we somehow should attempt to keep track of it. The list I have below is what I managed to compile while hard at work. If I miss something, please post it and I will add it to my list when I get home.

I am only providing useful links. Yes, I do realize that is subjective on my part. I'm limiting them to NH discussions. When everyone (including my mom) has one, this topic will be pulled.

Yes. I do realize that I'm searching for you; this is a one time offer. DON'T get used to it. Consider this my lame attempt to show I care (about the Longshot)

Longshot Topics:

Original 2006 Blasters Topic
First Found Longshot
Hasbro's Website Release of Longshot
Longshot at Super Target in NC
Order Longshot Online
Longshot at Amazon (thanks to toad)
Quartermaster found one

Longshot Mods:
Cartoon's Restrictor Removal

I EXPECT people to use this.

I will work on a Magstrike topic as well.

Edit: At this point, I will not update unless there is a significant amount of information to contribute. This would mean a major retailer carrying it or a modification. I'd like to see something from the second. If you have a Longshot, mod it, ignore all the other Nerf sites (if there were any) and post it on the Haven.
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#2 LiterSize

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Posted 26 July 2006 - 05:11 PM

UPDATE FOR ILLINOIS:

I called around and the most promising response I got was that it was sold out. The last Target I called they told me "they had to take it off the shelves" but they did have a few there, the guy said.

For the record, I called:
Meijer
Wal-mart ("sold out")
Target
Toys R Us

At this rate, I may even drop by the Kay-Bee by my house just to make sure.
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Posted 26 July 2006 - 06:12 PM

UPDATE FOR ILLINOIS:

I called around and the most promising response I got was that it was sold out. The last Target I called they told me "they had to take it off the shelves" but they did have a few there, the guy said.


Did they say why they had to take it off the shelves?
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#4 Quartermaster

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Posted 26 July 2006 - 07:27 PM

Shindig, you totally overlooked the thread I started yesterday, Longshot In My Possession. Just so you can get more info on the LS out there.
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#5 The Infinite Shindig

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Posted 26 July 2006 - 08:19 PM

Shindig, you totally overlooked the thread I started yesterday, Longshot In My Possession. Just so you can get more info on the LS out there.


I don't know how the hell I missed that one. I looked at it like 5 times when I wrote the topic. Must be that I'm getting old like Piney...
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#6 Forsaken angel24

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Posted 26 July 2006 - 11:08 PM

I personally cant wait to get a hold of either the magstrike or the longshot. There is only one link to the longshot that will ship to Canada but it is an additional $15.00 for shipping.
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Posted 29 July 2006 - 11:48 PM

Hit Target today, found a magstrike but no SKU for the Longshot or a new Titan or BBB. Judging by the display I saw for the magstrike I wouldn't be surprised to see LSs or the rereleases in another week or so.



Get out there!


EDIT: Went to Target AGAIN today before I saw Ryan's post, and Target had the SKU, display and everything else up in full. Had to kindly ask them to bring some out, and even saw the tags for the BBT And BBB rerelease. I just figured that it had hit Illinois and wasn't worth updating since everyone seemed to have'em now. Yeah.


Anyone else entertaining the thought of buying Titans en masse for some awesome volleys? (imagine even 5 or 6 arrows fired at you or from above.) Yeah, me neither. So far instead of using the other half of the bolt, I've shoved a superball onto the orange knob-free part of the slider. I'll put up pics if anyone REALLY wants to see it, but it's nothing special. This way I can use the gun stock for the time being and I'll mod it later. According to Carrtoon's write up, it requires a bit more work than I have time for right now and I'm happy with the range out of the box. I pretty much bought it purely for aesthetics anyway.

I tried using the "volley fire" technique someone posted before and it does work pretty well to some degree. More to follow, I'm sure.

Edited by LiterSize, 31 July 2006 - 12:00 AM.

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#8 Ryan201821

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Posted 30 July 2006 - 12:03 PM

Well LiterSize, I found one at Target. Boo ya. I don't what part of IL you are from but I got mine at the target in Wheaton. There was one other left. Already modified and let me tell you the thing shoots awesome. Will post a write-up later today.

EDIT: Carrtoon beat me to the mod.

Edited by Ryan201821, 30 July 2006 - 12:18 PM.

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#9 LastManAlive

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 02:39 PM

I deffinately need to get the magstrike. My PC just crapped out on me. It drains all its air at once. I have heard of them doing this once, so it's just got old and does nothing but farts. I will just the PC clip in the magstrike and the bladder for a semi-auto 2k mod. I can wait on the LS, I don't even think that they are out around me anyways.

Edited by LastManAlive, 31 July 2006 - 02:40 PM.

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#10 Dragonteuthis

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 06:31 PM

Reporting from South-Central PA. The Magstrike can be acquired from the Toys 'r' us in York (albeit at $35), while both the Magstrike and Longshot can be purchased at the Hunt Valley Wal-Mart in Maryland.

Many of the other Wal-Marts I called said that they were re-doing inventory next week, and that they'd probably come in at that time.

I hope this helps some people get the blasters they need.
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#11 snip3r

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Posted 09 August 2006 - 10:44 AM

They have a longshot at the supertarget in roseville Minnesota
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Posted 11 August 2006 - 08:53 PM

redwood city CA target carried the longshot and i got one :angry:
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Posted 11 August 2006 - 09:00 PM

Fix your spelling and grammar quik before you get on peoples nerves and get banned like this kid did here. I'm not trying to be bossy or anything, it is just to many people get banned because they don't follow the Code Of Conduct and act stupid. Don't be like this kid.

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Posted 13 August 2006 - 03:45 PM

My work has them (Target in middletown,ny@ the galleria crystal run)

28 a pop,and the re-releases.
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