The main complaints of some shooters
To put things in perspective, there are more than 2,000 Stormriders now in circulation worldwide. Getting 8 complaints out of 4,000 magazines isn't bad, but DIANA wants to address the main issue and come clean with a rather silly aspect of it:
WE (DIANA) are the ones to blame.
Well, because we gave the instructions in the manual!
Yes we followed the designer's / maker's method, but we should have been smarter than that and printed the manual with an improved method.
When I first started loading the Stormrider magazines I didn't even look at the manual, the process was so simple to "guess" that I made the mistake of not checking what the manual said and intervene.
It was only when some friends pointed out the "clumsiness" of having to load the pellets into the magazines backwards (Skirt first), that I asked ¿WHAAAAAAAT?
And went searching for the manual (packed in the OEM boxes in the warehouse) to see for myself.
So, first of all, apologies to all our customers. There IS a BETTER method that is not the one that was printed in the manual. We/I should have identified that, but it simply slipped under the radar.
I cannot post a video so I will post here a step by step procedure, please be patient and try following it with magazine and pellets in hand.
An Improved method of loading:
The ONLY tricky part is holding the plates in tension while you flip the magazine to insert the LAST pellet to be fired, FIRST, AND BACKWARDS.
From that point on all is smooth sailing.
Again, I want to apologize on behalf of DIANA and myself.
Hope this procedure will be useful, especially to those shooters that load HP's or other hybrid pellets (like the Baracuda Hunter Extreme of this pictorial) where loading them forwards is a great advantage.
Keep well and shoot straight!