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UMP45 Thursday, August 5th, 2004
Period of
Product Use:
Only tested1 of 5 people found this review helpful.

3 years
Products Used:
Stock ones
ACI Sub Zero 4 and 6 stage
Marker Setup: A5, Lapco dual trigger (mech), trigger job (mirror polished sear, ot mod, slack mod)
12" Lapco Bigshot, Lapco drop foward and adapter, 20oz CO2
Palmer Stabilizer (male)
Pro Team Hyperstar bolt, JCS Power Tube

ICD BKO 2004
14" Lapco SnapShot
Palmer Mini Rock
VL Evolution II hopper
Lapco drop foward
PE 68ci 4500psi
Strengths: Gets the job done
Easy install
Weaknesses: Finish sucks
And its really ugly
X-chamber can only do so much
Review: It works and gets the job done. There really isn't much when it comes to x chambers. They all work about the same.
Construction on it is not bad but the finish on there is piss poor. It chips if you scratch it with a nail hard enough. Its not anodizing. More like a thin coat of spray paint.
Tippmann really ought to revise this kit a bit. Good idea, bad plan.

Installation was pretty easy. Took less than 30min while taking my time.

Its just so ugly and when the finish chips, its even uglier. It solves the problem with liquid co2 but does nothing with consistency and velo spikes.

You are probrably looking at this review because you are looking make your Co2 A5 work a bit better. That means you are somewhat serious about getting into the sport.
If so, get an anti-syhpon, and save the rest for a reg. (a good one) Both my markers, CO2 or HPA, depends on it.

Conclusion: If an x-chamber is all you need, get it. But you are wiling to pay a little more for a hose and two fittings, go with the ACI Sub Zero or Lapco. Its a better made and looking product.
If you can , save up another $50 or so and get the Palmer. That's one product you will not regret.
7 out of 10Last edited on Thursday, August 5th, 2004 at 9:23 pm PST

Review Comments
paintball noob Sunday, September 28th, 2008 | 9:35 pm PST
why would you scratch it with a nail? wtf

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