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Old February 8th, 2016, 15:38   #1
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Thumbs up Airsoft Innovations Cyclone Impact Grenade Now (properly) Available



At long last our new Cyclone grenade is ready to ship. You can grab yours at your favourite retailer or direct from us here (http://bit.ly/1VUQTvC). Production at our Toronto headquarters is going full steam (we had to seriously expand staff to keep up with initial demand) and were getting some really great feedback from our early adopters around the world.

Weve also made a pretty cool video so you can see this thing in action:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EZaTRKz5Rs

If youre not sure what the Cyclone grenade is, its our newest fully reusable gas powered BB firing airsoft frag grenade. Building on our experience after creating the original Tornado grenade 6 years ago, weve managed to make the Cyclone smaller, lighter, more powerful, faster to reload, more reliable and (most importantly) more affordable than any grenade out there. Essentially, you set the trigger, fill with gas and BBs, destroy the enemy as you would with a real grenade, and repeat hundreds of times.



The Brass Tacks:
Impact trigger
225 FPS
140 BBs
$40 USD
Additional Features:
Spherical firing pattern due to spinning action
Uses ONLY gas and BBs. No other consumables, very economical to use
Propane (aka green gas) or duster (hfc134a) powered and fully reusable
Easy and fast to reload, no loose parts in the trigger mechanism
Reliable, effective and devastatingly powerful
Robust design using resilient acetal
Lanyard loop on functioning spoon handle
Reusable locking pin
Launch Edition features bonus morale patches
Warranty, replacement parts and great customer service
A few key differences for those who are familiar with the Tornado grenade:
Way more powerful. The Cyclone delivers almost double the FPS per shot as the original Tornado grenade due to the new Quantum Drive engine.
Way faster reload. Instead of using a BB loader, you simply open the body and pour BBs inside.
Way safer to throw. Due to the lighter acetal construction instead of glass filled polymer and machined aluminum and to the smaller size, we were able to considerably reduce the weight of the grenade making it safer to throw at people.
Way more affordable. By simplifying the design and streamlining the manufacturing process, were able to offer the Cyclone at less than half the initial cost of the Tornado.
Either way, thanks so much to our long time supporters and to our longtime fans who have been around since 2004 when we released the original propane adaptor. Were a small Canadian company working hard to deliver well-engineered game-changing products that expand the airsoft experience.

Cheers,
The Airsoft Innovations Team
www.airsoft-innovations.com

PS Check out our various social pages to get in touch with us and see all the latest news:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/airsoftinnovations/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/airsoftinnovations/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AirsoftInnovtns
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/carltonium

PPS Here is the product page link again:
http://bit.ly/1VUQTvC
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Old February 8th, 2016, 21:40   #2
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I bought mine directly from AI when you opened sales to the people who subscribed to the notification email

I am not sure if I have a version 1 or 2;
Is there a way to identify which version I have?
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Old February 8th, 2016, 23:37   #3
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I bought mine directly from AI when you opened sales to the people who subscribed to the notification email

I am not sure if I have a version 1 or 2;
Is there a way to identify which version I have?
GEN1s came with the limited edition patches from what I understand, GEN2s do not
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Old February 9th, 2016, 21:28   #4
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I was under the impression that the current gen 2 was still being shipped with the patches and all for the time being

Anyone can confirm?
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Old February 10th, 2016, 00:23   #5
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Just got a batch in the shop recently from AI and they had all the patches. Would assume the "gen 2" comes with them as well.

That said, after handling and testing a few of them, I've noticed the outer rim of the indexing notch at the bottom of the grenade tends to have a bit of flashing. It seems to make attaching the base cap ever so slightly more difficult. A quick trim with an exacto blade fixes the issue and makes indexing the tab/notch and putting the cap on a bit easier.
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Old February 11th, 2016, 02:23   #6
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I was under the impression that the current gen 2 was still being shipped with the patches and all for the time being

Anyone can confirm?
Yep, still patches.

We're not calling the current release product Gen 2 because few of the initial release got out into the wild. Furthermore, we don't consider the changes we made to fix the problems we saw in the first release as an improvement. Something was wrong that had to be made right which is why we stalled our launch.
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Old March 13th, 2016, 10:27   #7
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anyone making custom kydec that will fit on molle for these or a pouch? Other than dumping these in my dump pouch haven't found a perfect solution to carry these bad boys yet
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Old March 13th, 2016, 20:47   #8
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anyone making custom kydec that will fit on molle for these or a pouch? Other than dumping these in my dump pouch haven't found a perfect solution to carry these bad boys yet
A fellow named Steven Thong in Ottawa is making some FragOUT clips for Cyclones:

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=3&theater

While I can't comment on the Cyclone clips, he did make myself and my teammates some kydex sheaths for our Cold Steel Bowies and they're solid quality.
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Old March 29th, 2016, 01:11   #9
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anyone making custom kydec that will fit on molle for these or a pouch? Other than dumping these in my dump pouch haven't found a perfect solution to carry these bad boys yet
I actually found tight-fit STANAG mag pouches to work perfectly with these. If you've got a couple to spare, it's worth trying out. Just make sure they're not too loose; I kept the original straps that come attached to the mag pouch, but repositioned and re-tied them so that they wrap around the pouch, rather than normal, where they hang over top, as part of holding the STANAG in. For best performance, I suggest changing out the pin for a much shorter one, and putting them in top-first. If you'd like me to show you how I made my short-pins, let me know and I'll make a quick photo tutorial.
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Old March 29th, 2016, 10:08   #10
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If you'd like me to show you how I made my short-pins, let me know and I'll make a quick photo tutorial.
Please do. 2 of my team mates have a couple of these each and I'm picking up 2 or 3 myself.
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Old March 29th, 2016, 11:47   #11
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No joke I have had mine for over a month and still can't get the base to lock onto the body. :/
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Old March 29th, 2016, 14:49   #12
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I had the same problem with the bottom not going on, I shaved down the plastic a little bit and wrapped some hockey tape around to get a better grip. Once I got it on the first time it's only gotten easier, but it was not easy the first time.

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Old March 29th, 2016, 14:53   #13
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No joke I have had mine for over a month and still can't get the base to lock onto the body. :/
Think you can file it a bit to fit in, but for me i have to put a lot of downforce pressure to get it on, sometimes i just get so irritated, but 3rd try the charm i usually end up being ok.

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I contacted airsoft innovations about the base plate as well. They said that some of the base plates are very tight and you just need try harder basically.

Ended up using a jar opening tool and once I got it on the first time its loosened up and works fine now.
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Old March 29th, 2016, 20:10   #15
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Just got six of these Frag our Clips today will try them out at in the next few weeks and post a review after a few games.

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A fellow named Steven Thong in Ottawa is making some FragOUT clips for Cyclones:

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=3&theater

While I can't comment on the Cyclone clips, he did make myself and my teammates some kydex sheaths for our Cold Steel Bowies and they're solid quality.
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