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Old 06-19-2014, 07:40 PM   #1
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New Mako AR15 82cm Prototype

It's striped bass season up here on Fisher's Island. I teach windsurfing, kayaking, stand up paddling, surfing etc to kids all summer. During my off time I spear stripers...a lot. I asked Dano at Mako spearguns to custom make me a 82cm TinMan AR15 gun for stripers and holy smokes this thing is deadly. Laser accurate and powerful. Super stoked on the performance of the gun. I think there might be a roller gun modification in the future...
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Old 06-19-2014, 07:44 PM   #2
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I think there might be a roller gun modification in the future...
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Old 06-20-2014, 06:36 PM   #3
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Dano is awesome. Nice striper gun, nice striper.

How did you pick that length?

Did you get open or enclosed track?
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Old 06-23-2014, 08:01 AM   #4
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Nice bass bro. Def modify it with a roller. I ditched all my traditional band guns and went with the Spetton Elipticals 85cm and 95cm. Deadly accurate, quiet and no recoil.
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Old 06-24-2014, 12:09 AM   #5
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Glad you like the AR-15 gun John. Very Nice fish!

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Old 06-26-2014, 07:54 AM   #6
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Re: New Mako AR15 82cm Prototype

Aquamax, I've used a 75 before, and I've used a 90 up here and I figured that a good all around gun that's still maneuverable enough for the ridiculous current I spear in would be just about 80cm. I also didn't want it too big for when I modify it as a roller. I've been out here for a week now. My striped bass count is 13 and climbing. Last time out I gave a fat one to a Jamaican worker out here on the island. Fish make people smile!
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Glad to hear you're digging the new gun.
Cool photo too, but the tail in that fish looks really odd. Is it just a weird angle or was it a deformation?
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Old 06-26-2014, 02:47 PM   #9
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Habitat, I think the tail was just stuck to my leg or something. Totally normal fish.
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Old 06-28-2014, 08:00 PM   #10
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Glad to hear you're digging the new gun.
Cool photo too, but the tail in that fish looks really odd. Is it just a weird angle or was it a deformation?
I don't know. Seems like a Photoshop fail to me. Probably a 28" striper computer edited. On an off note, I've seen johns custom mako and the thing is a tank. Build quality is nuts.
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