How does it reduce recoil?GALADION said:this baby is also a railgun because it also has a full lenght rail, though a much more sophisticated one, as it is in the shape of a squid bone sleeve which covers the aluminum barrel and made out of a material that contributes to the surprising bouyancy, fast tracking and reduced recoil of the gun.
Shadowkiller said:How does it reduce recoil?
My dive buddy is on Team Seatec (Australia), and after seing this gun in action, or rather "inaction" I wouldn't buy one for a dollar.
Crappy line release, skinny barrel with an easily broken plastic sleeve. The guns are crap. If Seatec thinks to obtain a portion of the Australian market they need to lift their game in that respect.
The masks, and fins on the other hand are great quality and I enjoy using them. The masks especially are good quality and seal really well.
GALADION said:Is there any chance that we are refering to two different guns?
There have been some concerns recently about the surface rust build up on the Apex mechanism's s/steel components.
We are using a high grade s/steel that has been hardened. As a consequence of the hardening process, the molecular structure of the s/steel changes. Although it becomes harder, some of the anti - corrosive properties are upset.
We can use 316 s/steel but it will not be hard enough.
It is a similar principle to your dive knife. If you have a dive knife that does not show spot/ surface rust over a period of time, the s/steel being used is not that hard/ inferior.
What Rabitech is doing now is having the s/steel components chrome -plated. This has improved the overall "look" of the components and will prevent surface rust without weakening the steel.
The technical data on this will follow.
I hope this answers all your questions and concerns.
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