AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb



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Offline Bandit_46

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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #20 on: September 20, 2011, 09:45:44 PM »
I've also always liked Ricks reviews as well,and also the fact that he always answers your posts.Now I really like Paul's as well and haven't missed one.I've not got a post answered either out of 3,BUT,,I do know he has American Airgunner too,,so I give him a pass as he's probably full to the brim.

I hope Rick dos come back as leaving here isn't something I'd do again,but I do Love this place a lot too,so I'm Biased.You can't do no more than Apologize,,and if he doesn't come back,,well there's nothing a person can do about that.Believe me,,I've made bigger mistakes than this one Gene,Recently too,lol.
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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #21 on: September 22, 2011, 06:14:05 PM »
Ok.. First of all.. Gene, I extend my apologies to you and to the GTA for my the ill will that I've held over the past few years.   My issues with GTA are much less regarding you and more about someone else.  I hope that you will accept my apologies as I truly accept yours.

I received a call from a good friend of mine and member of the GTA that said I must come read this "right now."  As I read these comments and what folks have to say. I sit truly humbled.

I must say thank you to everyone for everything.  I have been working for the last several years to make Airguns a full time job.  During the process I've had a lot to learn and I'm still learning.  (yes I'll eventually remember to hold the barrel when loading a gun.. :) )  When I look at some of my early videos, I cringe, but they still have some value if for no other reason then to remind me where I started.

I want everyone to know that I'm committed to bring you good and the bad with what I have the privilege to review.   I just signed a 1 year agreement with PA to produce 3 videos per month plus provide other support services.  This makes airguns a full time job for me, a dream come true after years of very hard, sometimes painful, work.

For those that know me personally you'll know that I'm speaking truthfully when I say that I really am humbled when I read this page.   

I want to mention that had it not been for Tom Gaylord and Paul Capello I would not be where I am.  Tom gave me the "foot in the door" opportunity I needed and Paul demonstrated how powerful video reviews can be.  So I take my hat off to both of them.

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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #22 on: September 22, 2011, 06:34:35 PM »
Rick Eutsle's reviews and this forum has instilled in me a love for this sport and for the fine people that I have met on this forum. Mike Melick and Randy Atchley have went above board to help me in selecting air rifles and answering my crazy questions. I got back into this sport because of a friend of mind and when I went to review an air rifle, I found AirGun Web. Rick has been a big help to me. If I send him an email, he answers it promptly. If I call him, he takes the time out to help me. I have had not had any contact with Paul, but I like his reviews also. Tom Gaylord is a wealth of knowledge. Gene is such a definitive and powerful voice in this sport. I am proud to be associated and partake in a sport where there are so many exceptional and good people.
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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #23 on: September 22, 2011, 06:36:55 PM »
Again Welcome Rick! Yes Tom is the one that told me about the 850 when I posted in his blog
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« Reply #24 on: September 22, 2011, 06:53:06 PM »
Welcome back to the forum Rick :)

Congrats on your contract with PA, I've always looked forward to your reviews and will continue to do so.  

Any chance you can get your hands on a "Rogue" and give us one of your honest, real world reviews ?  

Again, very nice to have you back with us :)

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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #25 on: September 22, 2011, 07:18:17 PM »
I'm not sure about the Rogue.  I've asked Crosman and they've told me that I'm "on the list".. not quite sure where I am on the list... lol.. or which list that is ;) 

But I'm sure I'll eventually get one.  I finally got a Marauder pistol.. that video, along with one on the RWS 34p Pro Compact will be up next week..

Cheers

Rick

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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #26 on: September 22, 2011, 09:09:07 PM »
Welcome back Rick. Thanks for re joining us again.

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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #27 on: September 22, 2011, 10:10:21 PM »
Welcome back Rick.
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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #28 on: September 22, 2011, 10:54:56 PM »
Welcome back Rick.  Your videos have helped me many times.  I truly appreciate what you do!


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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #29 on: September 23, 2011, 03:14:45 AM »
Love your reviews Rick, congratulations on the contract. I am looking forward to all your reviews and videos.

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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #30 on: September 23, 2011, 06:50:41 PM »
Welcome back to the forum Rick Your videos have helped me.

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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #31 on: September 24, 2011, 12:34:38 PM »
Welcome back Rick!

Thanks for reassuring us that your reviews will remain "objective" even though you have signed a contract with P/A.  Congrats on the contract award btw!  3 videos per month is a lot.  You will be busy for a while, but busy is good :) 
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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #32 on: September 24, 2011, 01:03:46 PM »
I agree Harry, that "objective" quality is very refreshing when watching an airgun review.  I enjoy the reviews from the "professional" reviewers but it's usually very easy to see that they are trying to make their employer happy.  I understand that they are as they say "between a rock and a hard place" but that's one of the reasons I've always valued Ricks reviews because if there's something about the product that he didn't like he always just threw it out there for all to see.  :)

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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #33 on: September 24, 2011, 01:20:52 PM »
Rick,
      A well deservered "WELCOME Back " and thanks for all the honest and open         reporting on our toys. Keep up the GREAT work.
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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #34 on: September 25, 2011, 05:28:54 AM »
Hey Rick was I "the good friend" who told you? :D
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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #35 on: September 29, 2011, 09:55:32 AM »
As the others have said, WELCOME back Rick. Congrats on the move (I hope), the contract with PA and your hard work paying off. It's great to earn a living at what you love to do. Just be careful and don't let the making a living thing get in the way of your love of the sport. And it can happen.
Keep up the great job with your candid and honest reviews. Production has improved 1000% and we have noticed and appreciate that. THANK YOU for what you do for our hobby/sport!!!!
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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #36 on: September 30, 2011, 12:04:35 AM »
Hey Rick, great job with the 34p pro compact review. i love that you did proper safety procedures as well, and you truly have come a long way from were you started off at.

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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #37 on: October 07, 2011, 06:27:44 PM »
Rick, how about posting the AGW website address for those who don't know and...maybe a once a month schedule of events/videos post from you so folks can go see?
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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #38 on: October 08, 2011, 12:53:04 PM »
Rick, you have the best airgun reviews I have seen on the web. I look forward to seeing more!!  Welcome back!

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Re: AirgunReporter vs. AirgunWeb
« Reply #39 on: October 08, 2011, 05:06:02 PM »
I'm not sure about the Rogue.  I've asked Crosman and they've told me that I'm "on the list".. not quite sure where I am on the list... lol.. or which list that is ;) 

But I'm sure I'll eventually get one.  I finally got a Marauder pistol.. that video, along with one on the RWS 34p Pro Compact will be up next week..

Cheers

Rick

Probably the bottom of the list..... IF the gun you get has some of the issues that some others have posted about here and on the Yellow, I hate to say it, but Crosman may not want you to review one till they get some of the bugs worked out. A bad review of the Rogue from you, could carry a lot of weight and steer potential buyers away.............

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