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Ice-Child Thursday, March 25th, 2004
Period of
Product Use:
3 months30 of 32 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
More than 5 years
Similar
Products Used:
Ricochet 2K
Revi
Egg
Egg II
Halo
Halo B
Marker Setup: Racegun Halfblock
Nitro Duck 68/4500 X-Stream
SM-1 Barrel System
Strengths: Speed
Deflection
Fit
Timer
Shot Counter
Battery Guage
Weaknesses: None that I can think of
Review: I have run probably every agitated hopper made at one time or another. I liked the Ricochet 2K and was using it for a long time. But after I went to a Raceframe on my Gen X it just couldnt keep up. So with a little playing on the 2K I was able to speed it up a bit. But not much. So I tried about everything else that was fast at loading. Halo Downside is what kept me looking. Then Ricochet came out with the Apache. At a feedrate of 17-19 bps it will keep up with just about every electronic marker out there. Not many people can shoot 17 bps without going full auto or turbo mode. So it should keep up with just about everyone. It still maintains its deflection design which adds to its usefulness. A tad pricey but worth it. Weighing in at 16 oz with batteries versus the Egg II at 20 oz and the Halo B at 24 oz. If you are worried about weight at all it is the lightest in its class. It keeps up with me and my Racegun Halfblock, so it should be able to keep up with you. Only found one downside, which really isnt a downside at all. I let the batteries get a little low on me and it slowed way down. Other then that, which was really my fault for trying to run a set of 9 volts to far, I have 0 complainants.
Conclusion: Fast, Light, REALIABLE (Halo B isnt), well worth its price.
Rating:
9 out of 10
 

Review Comments
matt2005 Sunday, December 19th, 2004 | 3:04 pm PST
if it had no weaknesses why did u give it a 9?
   

doody Monday, March 13th, 2006 | 5:59 pm PST
cuz there the ugly pieces of crap ive ever seen
   

justin gandoza Monday, January 15th, 2007 | 2:54 pm PST
quote:
Originally posted by doody
cuz there the ugly pieces of crap ive ever seen
what are you talking about there so sexy nicer then EVLUTION 3!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
   

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