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Old 02-26-2013, 09:59 AM #1
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Exclamation Vanquish released, pics & vids






$1499

HARDWARE FEATURES
  • Pressure Balanced Spool Valve Firing Engine
  • Temperature Compensated Precision Pressure Sensor for Onscreen Pressure Readout- No External Gauge Needed
  • Spring Assisted Bolt is Soft on Paint
  • Carbon Fiber Super Freak Barrel Kit with Five Inserts
  • Widescreen OLED Display with Super Bright 2000:1 Contrast Ratio
  • 5-way Joystick Navigation Control
  • Blue Laser Breech Sensor System
  • Push Button Bolt Removal with Hinged Frame for ultra quick maintenance
  • 4-way Adjustable Dual-Bearing Trigger with Low force Trigger Switch
  • All adjustments and Maintenance requires only the 3/32” hex wrenh
  • Nano Watt XLP Flash microcontroller performing up to 16 MIPS (million instructions per second) provides highly accurate timing while not eating your battery
  • 2.7KHz Beeper to provide audio feedback

SOFTWARE FEATURES
  • “Slick Assistant” lubricant monitoring system alerts you when you need to lube you gun.
  • 4/C Eye compatible out of the box
  • Marker to PC enabled out of the box with no special accessories needed. Upgrade firmware, change settings, and make custom boot screens with the included PC software
  • RF Upgradeable for seamless marker to loader communication
  • Interrupt based firmware gives an ultra responsive feel when firing. Virtually no lag time between trigger pull and response time
  • Super intuitive menu system that makes changing setting quick and easy
  • 3 Customizable User Configurations to quickly and easy switch style of play in seconds
  • Training mode with Beeper feedback for users to practice their trigger speed without need for air and paintballs.
  • User adjustable Anti-Bolt Stick settings makes first shot drop off a thing of the past
  • [Preset tournament firing modes to keep you legal at any major tournament series
  • [Customizable ramping and full-auto modes to max out your markers performance
  • Resettable shot counter
  • Calculated Average and Peak ROF’s achieved displayed on screen.

Read more: http://empirepaintball.com/empire-va...#ixzz2M1LBVCVG





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Old 02-26-2013, 10:05 AM #2
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I think I liked it better with the tape on.

Although the specs are impressive.
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Old 02-26-2013, 10:08 AM #3
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Can't wait for resell 750 on the nation ill buy !
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Old 02-26-2013, 10:09 AM #4
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I'm personally excited about the OLED board on this thing. It detects when the gun needs to be lubed and the regulator pressure!? I've been waiting for a company to do a pressure read-out on a board ever since WDP put out the Angel Air system. I'm personally think the foregrip and cheap logo on the side of the gun aren't that great looking. I'm sure the plastic logo can be removed though and it appears the gun would still look decent without it. I like the looks of the JT Impulse A lot more, but I still need to shoot them both to decide.
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Old 02-26-2013, 10:55 AM #5
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Having all the screws the same size is probably one of the best things I've seen on any paintball gun so far.
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:19 AM #6
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prob going to buy this when I can
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:38 AM #7
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:50 AM #8
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If it was closer to $1000 I might consider it.

I'm still glad to own my Axe.
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Old 02-26-2013, 12:05 PM #9
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Man that thing is fuuuuugly
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Old 02-26-2013, 12:07 PM #10
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What will happen to the Axe Men? Looks like they could be Vanquished by their own Sponsor.
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Old 02-26-2013, 12:42 PM #11
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Hopefully they'll sell the feedneck seperate so I can put it on my axe
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:41 PM #12
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I like the looks of the JT Impulse A lot more, but I still need to shoot them both to decide.
Agree completely. The Vanquish doesn't have the visual appeal I'd be looking for in a $1500 marker

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Having all the screws the same size is probably one of the best things I've seen on any paintball gun so far.
Great idea. Simon said it best... "I can't believe no one has done this before"

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If it was closer to $1000 I might consider it.

I'm still glad to own my Axe.

I agree 1000% with this. Pricing the Vanquish at the same price point of the Luxe is a mistake IMO. It will not draw the customer base away from the likes of DLX and PE. Empire fans will try the gun...and sadly that's about it.

They won with the Axe because it offered great performance at a price point the others couldn't touch.

If they have kept the same game plan with the Vanquish and came in at $1000-1100, the gun would be a huge winner and would get tons of people to try it, just because it's new and a great price - just like the Axe.


Only time will tell the success, but initially, this looks like a swing and miss on the part of Empire I'm sad to say.

I wish they had done a bit more market research on it... their fans would have told them...
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:47 PM #13
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Wow, the price point is extreme IMO like everyone else I was expecting $1000 if that...surprising
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:50 PM #14
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I was too with Empire track record of bang-for-your-buck. This is clearly Kee trying to branch into EVERY spectrum of the paintball industry, and I like it.
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Old 02-26-2013, 03:13 PM #15
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k, how many shots do you get (pods) from a full fill 4500/64 tank.
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Old 02-26-2013, 05:39 PM #16
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If it was 1000$, I'd definitely consider it. 1500$ is way too much for me. But hey, all of the big companies are trying to out price each other because there are people who will buy it.
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Eh, 1500 is a little much. But some people will pay it, and that's worth it for Empire. Besides, most people will end up purchasing them used for 1200-1300ish, which isn't that far off from a Luxe.

EDIT: I thought my first post didn't go through. Whoops.
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Well I guess we know what vicious will be shooting this season.
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Old 02-26-2013, 06:39 PM #19
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I think vicious will still be shooting axes....xsv is shooting the impulse and infamous shooting vanquish
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Well I guess we know what vicious will be shooting this season.

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Old 02-26-2013, 08:15 PM #21
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k, how many shots do you get (pods) from a full fill 4500/64 tank.
Since Empire hasn't made any claims about the efficiency I would guess that it's similar to a Luxe (bad). If it was any better I would expect they would mention it as a selling point over the Luxe.
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