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Retay Air guns
« on: November 21, 2015, 09:03:45 AM »
Anyone see this in Hardair magazine?

http://hardairmagazine.com/news/product-news/retay-air-rifles-now-available-in-the-usa/

Don't bother going to Valken sports website, as they have nothing posted about it yet.

The designs are very cool and what few reviews I have seen, seen generally positive.
« Last Edit: November 21, 2015, 09:06:14 AM by dhc8guru »
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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2015, 01:43:58 AM »
It's about time. I've been wanting one of their under levers. I bought a couple of Mendozas off amazon that Vaulken supplied the vendor and some Norica pellets.
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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2015, 07:10:24 PM »
Interesting guns but the back up and availability of spares here in New Zealand was virtually none existent, so I was told. No good if you need seals ect ...
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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2015, 07:35:53 PM »
 Worked on a few with our founder Gene, not bad airguns , Dez has one (ezman604). David
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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2015, 10:59:59 PM »
I got nosey and had to look...between those and some of the Mendoza's, I have a few new rifles on my wish list if they shoot as good as they look.
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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2015, 11:13:39 PM »
From our previous experience and interaction with Retay, these were very nice airguns. We had a representative as a member back in 2011 (Magy) who worked with us as we tested and reported back to them the issues we saw. Sem Guray is the marketing manager for Retay and I have been in contact with him over the years bugging him to get a US distributor. He informed me a few months back they would announce the new distributor. Needless to say, I never saw the announcement until it was published in the Hardair magazine.
Contacting Sem he apologized, saying they have been extremely busy setting up a new factory to go into production for Benelli. That Valken Outdoor has been a major player in the airsoft market and that Mike is a good guy he has known since his time with Crosman. I'm looking forward to hearing more and getting my hands on some new Retay airguns to see if they are still the quality we remember. Hilary is supposed to still be a member here and is a representative of Retay.
Will post more as I find out. Unless you folks hear it first.
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« Last Edit: November 28, 2015, 12:36:44 PM by ezman604 »
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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #6 on: November 28, 2015, 12:29:03 AM »
Maybe you should consider making this a sticky so the members can find the info faster? Might be another of my half baked thoughts but like I mentioned above, if they shoot as good as they look, I'll have to consider parting with some of my bank account.
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Norica Dead Eye GRS .22
Hatsans:
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Webley:
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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #7 on: November 28, 2015, 12:43:53 AM »
Oh, they shoot extremely well. I have the 135X Sniper model and want one of the 100X underlevers.
Revelation 760 PumpMaster (Vintage 1967)
Powerline 1000S .177 (semi-tuned by me & innards by kiwi Pete)
Benjamin Super Streak .177/.22 (converted to NP & w/GRT-III)
Weihrauch HW97K .177
Benjamin Trail NP XL1100 (home tuned by muwah with Tuna trigger)
Stoeger X-20 RAMmed by Gene and Tuna trigger
Winchester 1000SX .177 (semi-tuned by muwah)
Winchester 1000B RAMmed by Gene
Crosman 1377 "Goldfinger"
Disco .22 Multi-Shot Custom

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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #8 on: November 28, 2015, 02:36:35 AM »
They have an odd looking trigger which makes me think some work was put into that part of the gun.
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RM2800 .22/2000 .22 brk brl repeaters
Remington Express
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Storm in Ben.TH.stock,GRT
Storm GRT
Win.1100, 1000, 800
2 TF99,2 89,59GRT
B40,21,20,B26-2 MM
2 B3,B4-2,B2
2 QB6,B4-1,2 QB57,2 TS45,2 Fastdeer,
2 B3-1AK,QB89,B6Z
GAS RAM:
Proxima
Rem. 777SB
Striker
CO2:  
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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2015, 06:25:20 PM »
Im a newb this year, but already have a nice collection of newer stuff..I thought I was thru for the moment, but I want at least one of these guns....I hope somebody post up when,where and how I can have one.....eventually...LOL..many thanks....
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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #10 on: December 07, 2015, 03:31:46 PM »
I just Googled Amazon Retay air rifles and a vender Vtac popped up with all the different colors of the their X135 break barrel and the black X100 under lever all in both calibers. But all said "temporarily out of stock". Also said pre order and they'll e-mail when they're available and want charge your account until it ships. All the guns were $229. I pre-order the black X100 .177 underlever. I'll see what happens.
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Diana 470th,56th,350PC,250 .22
Terrus
RWS 93,320
Dominator 200S carbine, 135,155
ES92
Arrowhead .22(Jap.)
BSA SS SE
Tommy
Norica Massimo .22, Black Eagle
CZ631,634
Hammerli X2 dual cal.
Mendoza RM 3000 .22 ,600,577,377
RM2800 .22/2000 .22 brk brl repeaters
Remington Express
SilentCat GRT
Swarm GRT
Shadow1000 GRT
Beeman: RS2,Mach12.5,2016W DB .177/.22
AirHawkElite
BlackHawkElite in bamboo
Storm in Ben.TH.stock,GRT
Storm GRT
Win.1100, 1000, 800
2 TF99,2 89,59GRT
B40,21,20,B26-2 MM
2 B3,B4-2,B2
2 QB6,B4-1,2 QB57,2 TS45,2 Fastdeer,
2 B3-1AK,QB89,B6Z
GAS RAM:
Proxima
Rem. 777SB
Striker
CO2:  
AR2078
2260MB .22
EIG .177(Jap.)
Armscor .22(phil.)
Zogunz Hawk 010 .22 (Phil.)

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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2015, 03:58:06 AM »
Got an e-mail confirmation from Amazon saying they will e-mail me when the Retay is available and ready to ship.
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SPRINGERS:
Diana 470th,56th,350PC,250 .22
Terrus
RWS 93,320
Dominator 200S carbine, 135,155
ES92
Arrowhead .22(Jap.)
BSA SS SE
Tommy
Norica Massimo .22, Black Eagle
CZ631,634
Hammerli X2 dual cal.
Mendoza RM 3000 .22 ,600,577,377
RM2800 .22/2000 .22 brk brl repeaters
Remington Express
SilentCat GRT
Swarm GRT
Shadow1000 GRT
Beeman: RS2,Mach12.5,2016W DB .177/.22
AirHawkElite
BlackHawkElite in bamboo
Storm in Ben.TH.stock,GRT
Storm GRT
Win.1100, 1000, 800
2 TF99,2 89,59GRT
B40,21,20,B26-2 MM
2 B3,B4-2,B2
2 QB6,B4-1,2 QB57,2 TS45,2 Fastdeer,
2 B3-1AK,QB89,B6Z
GAS RAM:
Proxima
Rem. 777SB
Striker
CO2:  
AR2078
2260MB .22
EIG .177(Jap.)
Armscor .22(phil.)
Zogunz Hawk 010 .22 (Phil.)

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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2015, 10:57:17 AM »
Got an e-mail confirmation from Amazon saying they will e-mail me when the Retay is available and ready to ship.

I know we can count on you to give us a heads up... ;D ..will be safe to buy a first run gun or wait...thanks..
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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2015, 11:54:48 AM »
Hi Everyone,

I am sorry for rarely visit but will do our best, promise :)

We're in USA market with valken and ll do our best for you. Our new models will be launch in next weeks and will ship you for tests and reviews

Let's gossip about retay more , hehe :)

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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2015, 12:11:25 PM »
Welcome back Hilary, glad to help get you back on GTA. :)
I have been in communication with Sem and also sent an introduction to Mike at Valken Outdoors. I hope he accepts the invitation to join us. We are anxious to get our hands on the new and improved Retay airguns!!!
I personally have a 100X in wood finish on my wish list. I am eager to get the newest model in hand to test and evaluate.
Thanks again for the update!!!
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Benjamin Super Streak .177/.22 (converted to NP & w/GRT-III)
Weihrauch HW97K .177
Benjamin Trail NP XL1100 (home tuned by muwah with Tuna trigger)
Stoeger X-20 RAMmed by Gene and Tuna trigger
Winchester 1000SX .177 (semi-tuned by muwah)
Winchester 1000B RAMmed by Gene
Crosman 1377 "Goldfinger"
Disco .22 Multi-Shot Custom

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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2015, 12:41:43 PM »
Hillary, +1 what Dave said. It seems you care about your product and customers. I have wanted one of your guns along time. Pre-ordered a 100X from V-tac off of Amazon . They're out of stock now. Hope to get the gun soon.

I wondered if V-tac was part if Valken or one of their customers.
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SPRINGERS:
Diana 470th,56th,350PC,250 .22
Terrus
RWS 93,320
Dominator 200S carbine, 135,155
ES92
Arrowhead .22(Jap.)
BSA SS SE
Tommy
Norica Massimo .22, Black Eagle
CZ631,634
Hammerli X2 dual cal.
Mendoza RM 3000 .22 ,600,577,377
RM2800 .22/2000 .22 brk brl repeaters
Remington Express
SilentCat GRT
Swarm GRT
Shadow1000 GRT
Beeman: RS2,Mach12.5,2016W DB .177/.22
AirHawkElite
BlackHawkElite in bamboo
Storm in Ben.TH.stock,GRT
Storm GRT
Win.1100, 1000, 800
2 TF99,2 89,59GRT
B40,21,20,B26-2 MM
2 B3,B4-2,B2
2 QB6,B4-1,2 QB57,2 TS45,2 Fastdeer,
2 B3-1AK,QB89,B6Z
GAS RAM:
Proxima
Rem. 777SB
Striker
CO2:  
AR2078
2260MB .22
EIG .177(Jap.)
Armscor .22(phil.)
Zogunz Hawk 010 .22 (Phil.)

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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #16 on: December 13, 2015, 05:09:30 PM »
Those are some good looking rifles.
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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #17 on: December 13, 2015, 06:32:12 PM »
I wonder if the USA gets supplied with the same guns we get in New Zealand. We don't have many Retay guns here but yesterday I had the opportunity of inspecting and shooting the one that is a copy of the Gamo CFX. It was the most poorly made gun I have seen and shot just as badly. It had a no name cheap scope on it that did not help but the rifle was of appalling quality. I can see why they are not popular here.
That doesn't fit with comments on this thread.
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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #18 on: December 13, 2015, 07:22:54 PM »
Not sure what you handled but the Retay airguns I have had my hands n were superb quality. and they did not ship with a scope. And generally all airgun combos have lower quality glass with them. I'm really anxious to see the new 100X now.
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Revelation 760 PumpMaster (Vintage 1967)
Powerline 1000S .177 (semi-tuned by me & innards by kiwi Pete)
Benjamin Super Streak .177/.22 (converted to NP & w/GRT-III)
Weihrauch HW97K .177
Benjamin Trail NP XL1100 (home tuned by muwah with Tuna trigger)
Stoeger X-20 RAMmed by Gene and Tuna trigger
Winchester 1000SX .177 (semi-tuned by muwah)
Winchester 1000B RAMmed by Gene
Crosman 1377 "Goldfinger"
Disco .22 Multi-Shot Custom

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Re: Retay Air guns
« Reply #19 on: December 14, 2015, 12:58:35 AM »
The Retay under levers I seen pictures of have a breach like a B3 or RWS 460 or Hatsan Dominator. CFR/CFX beach design is why I sold mine. Friend who bought it likes it.
  • Savannah, Ga.
SPRINGERS:
Diana 470th,56th,350PC,250 .22
Terrus
RWS 93,320
Dominator 200S carbine, 135,155
ES92
Arrowhead .22(Jap.)
BSA SS SE
Tommy
Norica Massimo .22, Black Eagle
CZ631,634
Hammerli X2 dual cal.
Mendoza RM 3000 .22 ,600,577,377
RM2800 .22/2000 .22 brk brl repeaters
Remington Express
SilentCat GRT
Swarm GRT
Shadow1000 GRT
Beeman: RS2,Mach12.5,2016W DB .177/.22
AirHawkElite
BlackHawkElite in bamboo
Storm in Ben.TH.stock,GRT
Storm GRT
Win.1100, 1000, 800
2 TF99,2 89,59GRT
B40,21,20,B26-2 MM
2 B3,B4-2,B2
2 QB6,B4-1,2 QB57,2 TS45,2 Fastdeer,
2 B3-1AK,QB89,B6Z
GAS RAM:
Proxima
Rem. 777SB
Striker
CO2:  
AR2078
2260MB .22
EIG .177(Jap.)
Armscor .22(phil.)
Zogunz Hawk 010 .22 (Phil.)

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