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Old 02-18-2020, 03:22 PM #22
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Old 02-18-2020, 05:45 PM #23
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Old 02-20-2020, 02:00 PM #24
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I can’t believe they are still charging $700 for these, even the Syx 1.0. These are fine guns at maybe $570.
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Old 02-21-2020, 09:08 AM #25
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We will be letting customers send in their Syx to Fort Wayne for the 1.5 upgrade.

It will be anyone with a Syx through the end of the year.

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Old 02-21-2020, 09:28 AM #26
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We will be letting customers send in their Syx to Fort Wayne for the 1.5 upgrade.

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Will they be able to upgrade the fore grip so it doesn't look like anal beads?
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Old 02-21-2020, 09:36 AM #27
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Will they be able to upgrade the fore grip so it doesn't look like anal beads?
That's a feature not a bug
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Old 02-21-2020, 09:58 AM #28
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Will they be able to upgrade the fore grip so it doesn't look like anal beads?
Pretty familiar with anal beads huh?
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Old 02-21-2020, 10:15 AM #29
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Pretty familiar with anal beads huh?
I saw them in a movie once.
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Old 02-21-2020, 10:27 AM #30
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This comment is 100. The foregrip does look like sex toy.

All that design and engineering to leave a glaring eye-cover screw and droopy dildo on the gun.
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Old 02-21-2020, 10:36 AM #31
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This comment is 100. The foregrip does look like sex toy.

All that design and engineering to leave a glaring eye-cover screw and droopy dildo on the gun.
I can't help it if you're looking at something and seeing dicks. That sounds like a personal issue
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We will be letting customers send in their Syx to Fort Wayne for the 1.5 upgrade.

It will be anyone with a Syx through the end of the year.

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Thanks for the update, Nick! Just mailed mine out.
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Old 02-21-2020, 11:59 AM #33
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You work for Empire I presume? Way to deliver a real winning customer experience.

Crappy products and snarky customer support is a quick way to go out of business. And let’s not even talk about my mask lenses that disintegrate or regulator that decided to shoot metal shavings or the SYX inventory that won’t move in a strong economy.
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Old 02-21-2020, 12:32 PM #34
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You work for Empire I presume? Way to deliver a real winning customer experience.

Crappy products and snarky customer support is a quick way to go out of business. And letís not even talk about my mask lenses that disintegrate or regulator that decided to shoot metal shavings or the SYX inventory that wonít move in a strong economy.
Walk away from the ledge.

Nick and I both know we're having a little fun here, you must have missed the memo.
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Old 02-21-2020, 12:42 PM #35
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Pretty familiar with anal beads huh?
I let my friends name one of my pet snakes once. It ended up being called Anal Beads.

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I can't help it if you're looking at something and seeing dicks. That sounds like a personal issue
When I was a little kid, I kinda had this problem. And it's not even that big of a deal, something like 8 percent of kids do it. For some reason, I don't know why. I would just kinda... sit around all day... and draw pictures of dicks.
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Old 02-21-2020, 02:29 PM #36
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I let my friends name one of my pet snakes once. It ended up being called Anal Beads.



When I was a little kid, I kinda had this problem. And it's not even that big of a deal, something like 8 percent of kids do it. For some reason, I don't know why. I would just kinda... sit around all day... and draw pictures of dicks.
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Old 02-21-2020, 02:30 PM #37
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i was more meaning on the bases of the BASE syx vs the 1.5 version. not saying the 1.5 version will cost more then the base version MSRP 699 or what ever it is but at this point and time but now that the 1.5 is out and has better features then base syx. the base syx should be valued less if that makes sense and thats where the difficulty of selling a "cosmetic upgrade will be tough. i mean other paintball company's have done this before but from reading other comments sounds like those upgrades are purchasable. im just surprised they didnt present to us the upgrades for issues first and then tell us newer guns will offer them but hey what do i know, i dont own a business and i just sit at home dealing with a medical issue.
There is no 'base Syx' per se. The 1.5 was announced/released on Monday, and as of Monday 100% of the Syx's in stock at ANS (for example) are 1.5's.
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Old 02-21-2020, 02:32 PM #38
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You work for Empire I presume? Way to deliver a real winning customer experience.

Crappy products and snarky customer support is a quick way to go out of business. And letís not even talk about my mask lenses that disintegrate or regulator that decided to shoot metal shavings or the SYX inventory that wonít move in a strong economy.
Heís a good dude. They were just exchanging some jokes.
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Old 02-21-2020, 02:33 PM #39
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Brighter board display (70% stock) and Dwell factory set to 6.0ms.
I called GI on Monday to ask about the upgrades, as I literally rec'd my new Syx about 50 hours before the 1.5 was announced. According to the tech I talked to (really nice guy with an accent...maybe Canadian? Not sure), the brightless thing isn't just turning it up. They are flashing the boards to increase the base brightness, meaning that the 1.5 would be brighter than the ...er...1.0 I guess...at any given setting.

Also, the changes to the bolt guide will reduce operating pressure about 10%.

Again, this is just what the tech told me, and isn't iron-clad or whatever.
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Old 02-21-2020, 02:36 PM #40
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curious if anyone has bought one of these outside of a sponsorship requirement
I did, and of all of my guns (2 Cockers, Angel, XLS, 170R, Vanquish GT, and Axe 2.0 w/ Redline board) it is my favorite to shoot. Granted I only played with it once before sending it in for the 1.5 stuff, but I absolutely love it. It would be second favorite to my Vanquish, except the Vanquish is kindof a gas hog which is annoying.
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Old 02-21-2020, 02:38 PM #41
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It will be anyone with a Syx through the end of the year.

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Oh hai

I didn't see your responses before I posted up. Maybe it was you I talked to on the phone Monday. Either way, thanks very much for the help, and great service. You guys are why I have so much Empire gear in my bag.
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Old 02-21-2020, 05:35 PM #42
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I’m sure he’s a fantastic guy - and that’s not my point.

GI has product and marketing issues that require professionalism or they will go the way of Smart Parts.
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