Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Nitron Wraps it Up

Oops! Forgot to post this blog when I wrote it! Well, we did finish up with the NERF Vortex Nitron Review to round out our Vortex line reviews for now. Overall, it's been fun to test out the new tech including the XLR Disc technology. It was an interesting study. I mean, we had a new series in the NERF Dart Tag League series as well, but that wasn't really new tech, just new packaging. With the Vortex line there were new things to get adjusted to, including new ammo altogether. Speaking of which we still wonder if there will be any new types of ammo for the

The Nitron caused me to pause and pose a question about terminal range for the XLR discs in these blasters. All the ranges don't differ TOO greatly between the four blasters I tested here in Colorado Springs. So either NERF didn't vary the springs that much or the discs even out the differences.

The Value category naturally opened itself up for debate. I just couldn't endorse dropping $44.99 on the Nitron as is. Several fans on the Youtube page have brought up the availability of a special value pack at Wal-mart that adds a second clip and 20 more discs. This might pull it into the realm of acceptable cost!