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Old 11-01-2013, 07:28 PM   #1
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Need help with a used RIFFE

Hey All,

I'm looking at a few guns for my first purchase. A used RIFFE Metal Tech series #2 or a RA 110 both sold with reels. Any thoughts on these, previous experience with them? My next question is if these should be my first gun or should i go with a wood JBL (newer model with better trigger mech) or even a used RIFFE.

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Old 11-02-2013, 08:14 AM   #2
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Re: Need help with a used RIFFE

Are you freediving? If so the RA 100%. If your blowing bubbles the metal tech will sink which may be nice if you need to set it down.
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Old 11-02-2013, 11:24 AM   #3
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Are you freediving? If so the RA 100%. If your blowing bubbles the metal tech will sink which may be nice if you need to set it down.
I'm freediving. So cal waters so everyone seems to like a 90-110 size. My buddy has the newer jbl woody magnum 42 I think and I like that gun but I guess I'm curious if the rail guns (ja or mako) have any advantages over a wood. I can find that jbl for about $280 or so. The ja or mako will run about $240-250.

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Old 11-02-2013, 12:02 PM   #4
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Freediving hands down the RA.
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Old 11-02-2013, 12:23 PM   #5
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Freediving hands down the RA.
Thanks guys. Just out of curiosity. How does the Cressi Geronimo compare to an RA?
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Old 11-02-2013, 01:12 PM   #6
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I've owned the RA 110 and it's a great SO Cal gun
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Old 11-02-2013, 01:24 PM   #7
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I've owned the RA 110 and it's a great SO Cal gun
Awesome thanks. Decision is made thanks to the Spearos in so cal.
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