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sniper177 Thursday, May 6th, 2004
Period of
Product Use:
3 months20 of 25 people found this review helpful.

More than 5 years
Products Used:
Tippmann A-5 low pressure stainless steel hammer with aluminum insert.
Marker Setup: Tippmann A-5
-Flatline w/ custom shroud extension/silencer
-JCS rail system
-M4 front grip
-harris bipod
-M6 flashlight/laser
-Tippmann A-5 low pressure system
-Palmer fatty regulator
-PMI thor regulator
-Tippmann e-grip w/ a new electronic board that shoots up to 28bps
-Double trigger
-M4 combat aluminum stock
-Mambo sling
-JCS 3" offset sight
-Triple riser see through
-Walther shotgun reddot sight
-Titanium hammer
-Maddman springs
-Aluminum powertube w/ custom three angle job
-Custom venturi bolt
-Custom rat valve insert
-Complete internal polish
Strengths: Very light. Increased my consistency from +or-5fps to +or-3fps.
Weaknesses: Just the price.
Review: After switching from the hammer that comes from the tippmann low pressure kit to the titanium hammer I noticed an instant increase in consistency. Had a smoother and reduced recoil. Other than that no flaws in design. This is used only for low pressure systems using compressed air. You gotta be crazy to use this with co2.
Conclusion: People should only use this for low pressure systems. The only reason people get light hammers is for low pressure. The other reviews obviously used them on co2.
10 out of 10

Review Comments
LT_Stern Friday, October 15th, 2004 | 9:37 pm PST
you must be rich. with just the A5 , the flatline,the Egrip and a low pressure system thats around 650 bucks.and i dont think that having your consistancy get better by 2fps is worth 60 bucks. you should have saved your money

Bpie03 Sunday, January 16th, 2005 | 7:40 pm PST
WOW your gun must be pretty nice even though you could have gotten something better like a shocker or angel 05 for a lot less

yourgoodplayme Sunday, March 13th, 2005 | 8:21 pm PST
WOW its just too damn bad that when it comes down to it his a-5 will be more reliable

evalha07 Thursday, April 21st, 2005 | 10:30 pm PST
I'd like to see the A-5 shoot 28 bps with the "new board"

Tippmann ace Tuesday, July 12th, 2005 | 12:39 am PST
umm i think that what ever gun can shoot 28bps is loaded up with delicate electrical crap and if you droped it from arms height you could break it. the a-5 is a woods ball gun. not what ever ur into lol

shaasta Saturday, July 23rd, 2005 | 1:11 pm PST
yeah, i think all that extra scenario stuff that you put on your gun is a complete waste of money. and 28 bps on a TIPPMANN??? thats bs. 28 bps is what you get when you turn your angel or nerve on full auto, not when you try to pull your tippmanns trigger really fast

the bigg Ben Thursday, July 28th, 2005 | 12:02 pm PST
its called the was board and its real its capped at 25 bps and if rig a q loader to an a5 it will shoot that fast so dont diss what you dont know

shaasta Friday, July 29th, 2005 | 7:33 am PST
yeah, right. show me the link to the website. And really, no matter how fast your gun is on full auto, it's still on automatic, that's still weak, and means your compensating for a small pee pee

westwrestlngguy Friday, December 30th, 2005 | 12:29 pm PST <-They make the WAS board. But you do have a point saasta, full-auto is for pansies.

OSinsOgre Sunday, March 26th, 2006 | 1:37 pm PST
Can this be used with a normal regulator that is set for like 325psi without having to go the whole route of the low-pressure kit? or would lack of air volume to expand be a problem?

FC-Phalanx Sunday, May 7th, 2006 | 1:00 pm PST
To: the bigg Ben
You are correct it is the WAS board but it only (i say only) does 22bps. In the A-5 section of this site, there is now the Rampage board that does 25bps. Still not 28, but I don't think the human eye or ear can tell the difference between 25 or 28. Either way, shaasta is WRONG!!! If video proof is needed go to and click Media then Movies. There is a video with a Qloader mounted A-5 with a WAS board.
To: Shaasta
You shouldn't knock what type of PB people play, especially playing with a 98 which is considered more of a woodsball/scenario marker anyway. It's why they call it MIL-SIM or Military Simulation if you can't figure that one which the added scopes/lasers/flashlights are used by the military. If they use it to get the advantage in real armed combat, then it would do the same in SIMULATED combat. Aside from which, why are you talking about an overpriced plastic angel when you supposedly own a 98 according to your reviews. Either way, bps whores are all spray and pray anyway. You can't beat accuracy over fire rate. Fire rate may help, but is pointless if you don't have distance or accuracy. Of course a nice combination of fire rate and accuracy is best. If the hammer gives more accuracy when INSTALLED AND USED PROPERLY, then whether it's 2% or 10% increase in accuracy it's an improvement. When it comes to paintball, which is very inaccurate anyway without MAJOR modification, any little bit to get that ball where you want it helps.
To OSinOgre: no, it will not work. If you look at the LPK on, the kit in which this hammer SHOULD BE USED WITH, comes with an updated valve assembly with a lighter spring and hammer (hence lighter spring has less resistance for a lighter hammer) for the A-5 which has a lighter spring to allow the valve to open adequately for enough air to move through, and a lighter hammer to push open the valve (instead of hammering it open with a heavier hammer and increasing the volume of air). You can still use it with a normal regulator at 325, just not without the LPK, or a lighter at least a lighter spring in the valve assembly in your marker if you go with this hammer, but you'll still need a low pressure chamber since LPK uses more air volume and less pressure than it does air pressure with less air volume.
Last edited on Sunday, May 7th, 2006 at 1:44 pm PST

pbking1000 Thursday, June 8th, 2006 | 1:45 pm PST
i say just get the rampage board with the powershot solenoid. longer battery life, no skipped shots, adjustability is awesome, LED mode indicater with push button, water resistant coating, and who really needs more than 25bps (just get the vortex mod to shoot that fast). just thought you might want to know the WAS board is programable from 8-30 bps so don't write a report about what you dont know.

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