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Super Soaker Arctic Blast

Last updated on 2008-01-16

Arctic Blast Images: 1 Product Details Specifications
ManufacturerHasbro TypeCylindrical CPS
Release Year2007 Reservoir Capacity1200 mL (40 oz)
End Year2008 Chamber Capacity
AvailabilityAvailable Pump Capacity
Original Price Shots Per Tank
Typical eBay Price Pumps Until Full25 to 30
LineAquashock Weight Empty
Patents Weight Full
Marks Dimensions16 in. x 10 1/2 in. x 4 in.
NozzleLevel RangeAngled RangeAverage OutputShot Time
Streamft35 ftoz/ss
m10 mmL/s

Drenchenator's Review

Hasbro went out of its way on this one--but not in the good way. The Arctic Blast uses cylindrical CPS technology: a thing we've desired to return; yet it performs no better than before. For a pistol, it's excellent; for a main blaster, lacking. Boasting a full 1.2L of water capacity, it shoots 35 decent feet. Upon further inspection, Hasbro appears to have designed the gun to perform poorly: the bladder can barely expand an inch in length and radius. The flood nozzle is about 10x, performing poorly for a riot blast. The pump handle has to be a joke: it can't be gripped in the standard horizontal manner. But Hasbro finally got the "Quick-Fill Cap" to work though--this gun sports a visible check valve in the cap; yet the cap lacks the stopper device common in many previous guns. In all, the Arctic Blast is a step in the right direction.

Other Sites' Reviews

  • Review, Pros/Cons, and Photos by Drenchenator
  • CPS
  • Riot-blast option
  • Low chamber capacity
  • Horrible pump handle

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