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#11 Bigfoot

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 07:51 PM

I read on another forum you could boil them to fix it, but I havent tried it yet. I got the paracord at They have like 50 colors to choose from, free shipping, and 10 yards is only like $3 to $4.

#12 superman365

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 07:59 PM

I get mine from ebay.....50 ft for like $4

#13 Carbon

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 08:26 PM

link please!

#14 Bigfoot

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 10:09 PM

I get mine from ebay.....50 ft for like $4

Nice. I think it only goes up lile $0.25 per 25ft. Now that I'm thinking about it I should have ordered more :S

#15 Bigfoot

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 10:10 PM

It could be during shipping. I left a dart out in the cold yesterday and today the cone is super warped and twisted

Mine were all rubber banded up. Im sure that didnt help.

#16 popedandy

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 07:39 PM

Same experience here.  Love the blowgun, but the darts that came with it left a lot to be desired.  However, I ordered a bunch of darts by themselves and I only had one or two with bad cones out of 150 darts. 

#17 one shot

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:20 PM

excellent assessment my thoughts exactly

#18 makomachine

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 09:43 AM

Received my 5 ft version yesterday and the new stun darts don't fit - at least the first 5 I tried before giving up. Cones warped on mine as well for many of the other varieties. Blowgun is very nice - ammo is junk IMO. CS should be ashamed....

#19 william21

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:17 AM

Tube - Excellent, includes small plug for the end.
Quiver - Excellent, especially the inlaid soft pad.
Mouthpiece - Excellent, nice material and small eyelets for a sling.
Overall - Love it.

Cones - 1/4 are warped. Already got two stuck in my pipe. Not happy about the consistency.
Mini Broadheads - These are my favorite so far. Good penetration for target shooting.
Stun darts - Lighter than I expected, but they hit hard and look cool.
Bamboo - Fun!
Broadhead - Almost all of them are warped. I've tried to bend some straight, but out of the box I'm not happy. The cutting edges need to be sharpened. Compared to a my first batch of homemade Xacto darts these suck. I like the idea of the ball at the end to transfer energy, but overall (even if they were straight) I'm not impressed.

I ordered from and they processed and shipped within 24 hours. They sent email confirmation for both and it arrived on time. This is a merchant I will do business with again.

I made a paracord sling (simple twist) and added a small fob. I also wrapped a bit on the pipe with a small knot that I can wrap my pointer finger around comfortably.

fix warped cones hair dryer and glas marble  15 seconds undtill true again good luck

#20 orcrender

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 07:57 AM

I will try this fix for the CS cones.  Thanks William21.

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