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Old January 16th, 2008, 05:29   #76
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YouTube - Airsoft Reports Quality Review- WELL L96 Sniper Rifle

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YouTube - WELL L96 Firing Report

These videos show the gun being chronied and a detailed review of the rifle.

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Old January 16th, 2008, 06:08   #77
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Excellent, Thank you.

I have also read the review of the L96 Warrior 1 from the review section, while not the exact same model it seems to be quite similiar.

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http://youtube.com/watch?v=we_8oUdhUOs

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http://youtube.com/watch?v=FtdRjlX3jF8&feature=related

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Old January 16th, 2008, 06:14   #78
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why does everyone and their mom want to start a airsoft retailer in canada?
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Old January 16th, 2008, 06:21   #79
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My guess would be one of 3 things;

1. To make $$$
2. To bring more airsoft into Canada, thus furthering the range of sport.
3. To see if they can.

But really... Mainly # 1.
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Old January 16th, 2008, 08:22   #80
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why does everyone and their mom want to start a airsoft retailer in canada?
Yes. I would love to start an airsoft retailer. However, I'm not delusional, so I'm not going to even entertain the idea.
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Old January 16th, 2008, 19:39   #81
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Well there's people who starts a buisness without any knowledge in airsoft imports/selling. Thats not the case here.

I had the chance to hold the L96 in my hands and I can say it's a really decent gun for the prize. Accuracy is pretty good too.
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Old January 16th, 2008, 19:41   #82
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Because my Mom's crazy, she'll pop a cap in you!
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Old January 16th, 2008, 20:13   #83
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why does everyone and their mom want to start a airsoft retailer in canada?
Why not? Everyone here should be all for it. More retailers mean more selection and lower prices.
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Old January 17th, 2008, 13:38   #84
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More retailers mean more selection and lower prices.
If this keeps up, we're going to have a perfect competitive market soon!
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Old January 17th, 2008, 13:55   #85
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If this keeps up, we're going to have a perfect competitive market soon!
Or CBSA is going to get REALLY pissed and tell the RCMP to clamp down
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Old January 17th, 2008, 14:47   #86
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I don't think enough retailers will pop up to really affect prices all that much, at least in the short term. In order for A&A or 007 to have any incentive to drop their prices, there will have to be more competition offering the same products they are offering.

For the time being, 007 and A&A have only each other as competition. They offer a wide selection of brands and models geared at all levels of players. While I welcome and support LeGros with shootsoft, his current line of products is geared at entry-level players. And when you consider the price of, say, the GBBs, they're not significantly cheaper than A&A. ($275 for a KJ M9 at shootsoft, $283 at A&A). Shootsoft's CYMA AEGs are only on average about $15 cheaper than A&A. That's not enough to really make the market more competitive.

But it is enough to give buyers more options and brands, particularly in the low-end, but decent quality starter market, where A&A come up short in terms of selection. A&A seem to sell a lot of the Palco Firepower guns that tend to be really shitty guns that break down easily. Shootsoft carries a decent selection of JG guns, which are of much better quality, and has a better selection than A&A.

And Shootsoft also carries DBoys, which A&A doesn't have. From the research I've done, Dboys seems to make damn good starter guns for a good price, including some nice all-metal guns, and those aren't available anywhere else in Canada, at least from online retailers.

So having more choice is a good thing, but I doubt that in the short term it will make much of a difference in terms of lowering prices across the board. That would only happen if all retailers were carrying the same lines of products or many more retailers popped up offering products that the others carried at cheaper prices. That would force the others to have to either match the lower prices or beat them in order to compete.

And yes, I did pretty much leave 007 out of this, since Ken doesn't carry any of the low end brands the other 2 carry other than KJW GBBs, and IMO, 007s prices are way too high. Besides, he hasn't had them in stock for some time now, so it doesn't really apply. The only real competion shootsoft.ca has at the moment is A&A. That's not enough to make a real difference. At least not in the short term.
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Old January 17th, 2008, 18:26   #87
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I have just ordered a Jing Gong full-metal M5-navy AEG (071) that I intend to use as a back-up weapon. Christian is a great guy to deal with and he is very responsive to email questions. I'll post my thoughts on the M5 when it arrives in about 5 days from now. From what I have read they are a good bang for the buck. No pun intended. LOL
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Old January 17th, 2008, 21:56   #88
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IMO, 007s prices are way too high
What?

AA's prices are quite a bit higher than Ken's. Ken is a great guy and his prices have stayed consistent throughout the years. There hasn't really been any 'cheaper' sources of airsoft aside from ASCA.
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Old January 17th, 2008, 22:06   #89
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Old January 17th, 2008, 23:09   #90
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What?

AA's prices are quite a bit higher than Ken's. Ken is a great guy and his prices have stayed consistent throughout the years. There hasn't really been any 'cheaper' sources of airsoft aside from ASCA.
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Umm... you're picking a small series of words out of my sentence there and making it sound like I said something else... my FULL quote in its proper context was:

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Ken doesn't carry any of the low end brands the other 2 carry other than KJW GBBs, and IMO, 007s prices are way too high.
I was directly comparing the price of KJW pistols between A&A, shootsoft and 007. Ken's KJW prices are significantly higher.

KJW M9
Shootsoft: $275
A&A: $283
007: $350

KJW P226
A&A: $294
007: $375

This is what I was comparing.

In general, 007 is cheaper for AEGs. However, A&A cost less on just about everything.
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