New rifle from Ripley

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  1. Pete236

    Pete236 New Member

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    Afternoon all,

    Just browsing around t'interweb (stuck with killer-death-deadly-man-flu) and I see that Ripley have brought out a new rifle.

    When I saw Steve to pick up my XL9 he showed me some pictures of this, I got the impression it was a bit of a one-off, but it seems that Steve is going to produce a few of them.

    I must say that it's not to my taste, I'm too old-fashioned for the tactical style of thing. But I hope that they sell and that it's successful.

    AR9T Limited Edition PCP Rifle.
     
  2. Lavant_Lad

    Lavant_Lad Old Git.

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    Thats different not to my taste either, but Im sure some will and I hope it sells well.
     
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  3. JerryD

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    It's certainly ...... different! Nice to see Steve developing new concepts though - aiming for a new/different set of customers?


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  4. PA410goodshot

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    Not to my liking either, prefer Steves AR range of rifles.
     
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    Archer50 Active Member

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    The members of another well known airgun forum weren't nearly so polite :rolleyes: I know it's all in the eye of the beholder, but to my eye, that is one plug-ugly lump of plumbing and plastic, and I'm someone who quite likes the look of Steyrs! However, good luck to Steve, and if it floats your boat.....

    Alan
     
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    It's good to see people trying different things and offering alternatives to the big manufacturers, I won't be parting with my money on this one, but wish him well and good luck in future projects.
     
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    rickysdaystate Make Every Shot Count

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    The worst thing about it is the price. Not sure why it’s £1650 MORE than a ar5. Realistically a £1650 price tag would be more appropriate
     
  8. silvergould

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    look better with a tube than a bottle imho
     
  9. Phill61

    Phill61 New Member

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    And you think a P15 is ugly.
    Looks like a steampunk creation from Whitby
     
  10. Fly fisher

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    The AR5s in a lovely walnut stock is a thing of beauty while the AR9T in my opinion is not.
     
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    Sure is hugly....but if you look closely it's beatifully made ,sublimely so .
     
  12. JerryD

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    .....given that there are "self-indexing" semi-autos out there now, it's a shame Steve doesn't re-launch the Predator. Now that's nice.....




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  13. ColJ

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    What market is this aimed at?
     
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    And I thought my Steyr was ugly
     

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