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cockercane Thursday, September 2nd, 2004
Period of
Product Use:
Less than a month10 of 12 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
More than 5 years
Similar
Products Used:
Sys-X Drop on/off
CP Perfect Raill & ASA
Stock type duckbills.
Marker Setup: Angel Force 4 Fly
Check it Unimount
all stock, using med volumizer

02 WGP STO Autococker
WGP hinge frame
ANS pneumatics w/ QEV's
ANS GX-2 reg
Shocktech Bomb 3-way
Shocktech Supa fly bolt.
DYE 12" Boomstick
Stock hammer, springs and valves.
Sys-X drop on/off

HALO-B w/ X board & rip
Crossfire 68/3000 HPA
Centerflag Hyperflow 420 68/4500 HPA
Strengths: Compact.
Ergonomics.
Bleeding On/Off.
Looks.

Weaknesses: Set screws in cage strip easily.
Be sure to install right 1st time
Review: This CIP Unimount is a very nice looking and lightweight addition to your marker. You have your choice between black or chrome cage to mount various colors of on/off asaís. When you install the Unimount, be sure to do it right the first time!! All mounting hardware comes with blue Locktite pre applied. Installation / removal has to be done in three stages. First Install the cage to the grip frame. Donít make the same mistake I did by not tightening the mounting bolts enough because I was afraid to crank them down on my new Angel. The provided mounting bolts are short enough (1/8"?) for Angel 4 application (anything longer than 3/16" will hit the Angel board). Being that the cage is the first stage of the install; if it is left loose, it is the last stage of removal. Needless to say, I had to go through allot to tighten one loose bolt. Second stage involves fitting the ASA into the cage and tightening the four set screws. Choose which side you want your hose running out of (I recommend right side for right handed player and vice versa) and tighten it down. Be careful! These set screws will strip easily, which is a very, very bad combination with Locktite. Third and final stage is installing the 90* fitting for macro or braided hose. I recommend running the fitting at a 45* downward angle so the hose will not interfere with the on/off knob. Install the hose and you are golden. Once installed, youíll understand why the Unimount ergonomically correct. With a drop foreward, you would have to bend your wrist around the tank. The unimount leaves the tank sitting further back , allowing you to straighten your wrist and keep a comfortable, lower and tighter profile behind a bunker. I can tuck in just as well even with 68ci tank. I recommend using a 70ci Crossfire peanut "stubby" tank for best comfort possible. The knurled on/off knob is easy and smooth to turn once it breaks in some. When turning the tank off the valve will bleed off any unused pressure left in the line, leaving less psi held to the regulator which needs to be shot-off.
Conclusion: I do not regret getteing this Unimount for my Angel at all. It balances great, looks good functions well and above all else is comfortable to use. It's more difficult to remove than it is to install, but that's the price you pay for such a compact ASA. 9/10 because I think they could have made it slightly easier to install / remove but otherwise GREAT PRODUCT!
Rating:
9 out of 10Last edited on Thursday, January 20th, 2005 at 3:16 pm PST
 

Review Comments
NCSpyderMAn Thursday, March 3rd, 2005 | 6:15 pm PST
will it screw into the bottom of a spyder grip?
   

cockercane Friday, March 4th, 2005 | 7:14 am PST
The cage has two in-line holes. If I remember corectly, older Spyders had offset holes. So if you have an older Spyder you may be out of luck, but don't quote me on that...

One reviewer put his/her Unimount on a Spyder Fenix . More than likely you'll be fine.

Have fun bro
   

spyderp8balla Monday, April 18th, 2005 | 7:34 am PST
No, it won't fit unless u got an AMG because the holes aren't offset. ZThe person probably used an adapter plate to get it to work.
   

velocityrocks94 Sunday, July 3rd, 2005 | 9:56 am PST
how easy are the knobs on these to turn because i have a kapp on/off and im thinking about replacing it because its a pain in the a** to turn
   

cockercane Monday, July 4th, 2005 | 7:58 am PST
quote:
Originally posted by velocityrocks94
how easy are the knobs on these to turn because i have a kapp on/off and im thinking about replacing it because its a pain in the a** to turn
It's fairly easy to turn when pressurized, I've never had any problems turning it off, even with my gloves on. You can feel resistance when it's pressurized just like any other on / off, but I've found no complaints.
   

JavieRMC Wednesday, November 2nd, 2005 | 1:42 pm PST
Hey man, I just bought one and its realy hard to turn the air on or off, do you think that if put lube on the thread where the on/off knob is will help?
   

cockercane Thursday, November 3rd, 2005 | 4:56 am PST
It should already be lubed, but if its not, go ahead and lube it. More than likely the O-ring that is underneath needs to be worn in some.
   

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