*News*1977 - First ever Airpressure water gun

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*News*1977 - First ever Airpressure water gun

Post by ZOCCOZ » Sun Apr 23, 2006 6:35 am

Well, just remember you first heard it from me. The very first ever Air Pressure water gun in retail history is the Cosmic Liquidator from 1977.
Big historical news for the ones who care about water gun history.
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Cosmic Liquidator
Output = 0.33X
Shot Time = 20 seconds till severe drop off
Shot Distance = reaches up to 25 feet
Blaster Length = 9 inches
Tank Length = 6.5 inches
Pumps = 60 pumps
Tank Capacity = 700 ml

To see the full detailed review go to my new WaterGun guide on chapter VIII: Practical Water Gun Guide. (viewers should be avove 13 years old)

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Post by Silence » Sun Apr 23, 2006 3:11 pm

The link doesn't seem to work--is the server down?

Interesting--you always hear about how Lonnie Johnson invented the Super Soaker. Do think it was intended for his concept to model the Cosmic Liquidator, or do you think it was a coincidence?

Too bad there isn't enough documentation of early water guns/

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Post by m15399 » Sun Apr 23, 2006 6:12 pm

He invented the SS50, I assume, with no knowledge of an earlier version of Air Pressure Soaker.

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Post by Silence » Sun Apr 23, 2006 6:48 pm

Okay, thanks for that (though Johnson may have improved and commercialized the Cosmic Liquidator).

How well did the SS50 stack up against the Liquidator? The Liquidator has some pretty nice specs for the first air pressure soaker.

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Post by ZOCCOZ » Sun Apr 23, 2006 10:39 pm

The website is viewbale again. That sometimes happens with geopcities.

The SS50 has abit more output anfd distance also taking half as many pumps. The Cosmic Liquidator on the other hand has longer shot time and is extremly durable. The pump is made of matal, which should sais it all.

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Post by Silence » Sun Apr 23, 2006 11:41 pm

Your website's picture is small, but this is much nicer. As a result, I noticed something just now: where is the pump?! I can see everything else, but not that!

By the way, do you actually have a Cosmic Liquidator?

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Post by ZOCCOZ » Mon Apr 24, 2006 1:31 am

If you click on the small images they will enlarge. All of them. On the full review on Chapter VIII the pump is shown on the pictures. Plus that review was written by me, so I have two Cosmic Liquidators.

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Post by Silence » Mon Apr 24, 2006 1:35 am

Oh, I couldn't get into the Reviews section at the time. I'll try again.

I only saw the 10 or so pictures in one of the other sections off of the main page.

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Post by ZOCCOZ » Mon Apr 24, 2006 1:38 am

The pictures on the full review show everything including set up, filling, pumping, shooting... at 800X600 size.

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Post by Silence » Mon Apr 24, 2006 1:48 am

I know I shouldn't post until I look at the actual review, but whatever: I'm still wondering what happened to that pump :confused: . Why isn't it shown on the gun, and where was the pump supposed to be (I can guess, but I'd prefer your answer)?

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Post by isoaker_com » Mon Apr 24, 2006 2:12 am

Bad box picture. The reservoir is actually separate with the pump on the top of the reservoir. The pressurized reservoir is attached by a tube to the gun-part.

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Post by ZOCCOZ » Mon Apr 24, 2006 2:12 am

I know I shouldn't post until I look at the actual review, but whatever: I'm still wondering what happened to that pump :confused: . Why isn't it shown on the gun, and where was the pump supposed to be (I can guess, but I'd prefer your answer)?


I don't want to robb you of the suprise how it works or how it looks like. It takes the fun out of reviews. :D I deliberatly only posted the stats on the forums.

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Bad box picture. The reservoir is actually separate with the pump on the top of the reservoir. The pressurized reservoir is attached by a tube to the gun-part.

Well, there goes the expense.
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Post by Silence » Mon Apr 24, 2006 2:22 am

Hmmm...I had though of that, but all I could see on the box was one big cap. Oh well.

I'm pretty sure that I've read about at least one other gun like this.

Thanks for sharing the secret.

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