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There’s a Lot of Prime Day Nerf Gun Deals. Here’s the One Parents Should Buy.

·2 min read
NERF Fortnite Pump SG Blaster
NERF Fortnite Pump SG Blaster Courtesy Amazon

The NERF Fortnite Pump SG Blaster is a good deal for game-obsessed kids and the parents who tidy up after them. Was $33.99, now $16.79.

  • Fortnite crossovers are a hit

  • Durable design

  • One downside: this blaster fires a  less popular dart style

  • Mailed in sustainable packaging

I love to see a horde of nine year olds rampaging through a backyard Nerf battle. But the remnants – dozens of rubber-tipped foam projectiles to pluck from the garden beds or kick aside ahead of the lawnmower – are the absolute worst. The solution? Single-shot Nerf guns.

Children may disagree, arguing complicated high-capacity weaponry is required to win the backyard arms race, but if they’re Fortnite addicts, you can win them over with this game-styled replica.

Exceptional shooting range and a passable resemblance to popular Fortnite video game gear will keep the kids in the fight, reviewers note. Meanwhile, one-dart-at-a-time breech loading and reliable firing mechanism will keep your space less messy, and avoid some of the mechanical issues that can plague larger rapid-fire products in Nerf’s arsenal.

One note: the Pump SG Blaster comes with four of the larger Nerf Mega-style darts. Reviewers say they offer greater range and accuracy because of their added weight. But they aren’t the most widely used type (that’s the ubiquitous orange-tipped Elite model). For a bonus deal: if you’re looking for single-shot weapons or shopping for a small platoon, NERF’s Elite Ace SD-1 Party Pack is on sale as well. This $33.99 set of 10 single-shot pistols mean you can outfit an entire squat for a few bucks each. – Kirk Shinkle Buy now

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