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Old 06-03-2018, 07:19 PM
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So back in the day when I was a youngster the gold standard was a super soaker. I had what I remember to be a 50 and an 80??? I can't remember. I would like to buy some decent water guns to engage in some epic battles with my kids. What is everyone packing these days????
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So back in the day when I was a youngster the gold standard was a super soaker. I had what I remember to be a 50 and an 80??? I can't remember. I would like to buy some decent water guns to engage in some epic battles with my kids. What is everyone packing these days????
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Old 06-03-2018, 08:27 PM
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I really miss the super soakers I was discussing this with my wife just the other day. Now they sell these cheap ass water guns that don't work and leak. My poor kids lol.
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Old 06-03-2018, 08:36 PM
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I heard they are pushing to only allow one drop of water per 10 pumps...and no more high capacity reservoirs.


Do they even make super soakers anymore? Growing up we had an arsenal that would make Putin jealous. My favorite was the backpack super soaker...it was a 5,000 or something similar. Awesome fun.
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Old 06-03-2018, 08:48 PM
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I agree with OP. Super soaker 50 was awesome. I have had this discussion before about the garbage that's out there. No fun anymore with water guns
lets blame the gun control.movement .
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LOL...."back in the day", what was the 90's or something? When I was a kid, we had those little plastic guns that held about a shot glass full of water and you had to squeeze the trigger a 1000 times to get one or two good squirts out of them.
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Middle of the road super soaker for the kids

For yourself, Fimco tree sprayer. Preferably mounted on an ATV, so that you can do drive by hit jobs.
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Originally Posted by SquidsDusky View Post
LOL...."back in the day", what was the 90's or something?
Pshhhhhht, please. 80's.
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These are what we use on our float trips, can absolutely drown someone 30 yards away. Stream machine
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My brothers and I can't be the only Super-Soaker kids who put gasoline in them, right?

How old are your kids? I have a 4 year old and he's very happy with the "pull back to refill" water guns. They are dirt cheap and lined in the noodle material. This year he got a "5 barrel blaster" that is essentially the same thing x5. It moves a lot of water and only $4. I put a 5 gal bucket on the front of the tritoon and the kids spray at anything on the lake.

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"Back in the day"...like SquidsDusky mentioned above...things like super soakers weren't around yet. And the lame "squirt guns"...yup, quite a few pulls of the trigger to get a little skinny stream out that traveled like...4 feet and couldn't knock a mosquito out of the air.

So we'd grab one of "moms big shampoo bottles"...empty it out on her (and deal with her yelling at us later). But there were a few choice brands that made some big bottles with that flip out piece and with a really good squeeze it was our primitive version of a super soaker. Something like Prell or Pert or Short 'n Sassy if I remember correctly. I remember those from those last few days of school before summer break...when all of us kids would organize "water bottle wars" in the hot late days of spring. And we'd carry a few bottles in our back packs. (cuz back then we carrier big back packs!)
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You werent cool unless you had one
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That's her in all her glory . The next size up had a separate pressure tank that would really get some extra yardage out of . And everyone lay of the mocking of "back in the day" . This gun is almost 25-30 years ago . That's back in the day enough for me .
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https://www.ebay.com/i/253622900823?chn=ps

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Here you go....

Or for the more budget minded, build the equivalent out of simple PVC pipe.
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