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Spyte Thursday, October 14th, 2004
Period of
Product Use:
Less than a month13 of 15 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
6 months
Marker Setup: Spyder Pilot
Stainless Freak w/ 16" Freak Front
New Designz Clamping Low Rise Neck
Kingman ACS Bolt
Machined Trigger
Halo B
Strengths: Lives up to it's name.
Delrin.
Lightweight
No Venturi
Weaknesses: Cost
Spring may weaken
Review: I purchased this bolt on somewhat of a whim. My marker has been having trouble re-cocking after playing for about an hour. This usually means chopped balls in the middle of a match. While I've been working on the problem and testing solutions, I became tired to stopping to clean out my gun every match that I started chopping.

I decided to pick up this bolt to help ease the pain of my troubleshooting. I'll admit that I was skeptical at first because i felt the bolt compression and I thought that for sure it would still chop.

I of course tested it out on my finger but waited for a real game to pass judgment.
Lo and behold, my dreaded failed re-cock occurred. However to my surprise, when I re-cocked it myself and pulled the trigger, I did not have a wad of paint fly out of my barrel. When my gun flaked out 2 more times, same story.

I am very happy with it, and though I've complained about the cost, if you think about how much a bolt with no venturi or even a delrin bolt would cost, it evens out when you consider that this also stops the chops.

I am a little concerned about the spring weakening. In my mind, if it becomes too weak, the very act of the bolt firing may cause it to compress reducing the efficiency of the whole firing process. Only time will tell.
Conclusion: If you were considering buying a new bolt, pay a little extra and pick this up. It's worth it.
You get a delrin, high flowing bolt that will reduce or eliminate chops.
Rating:
9 out of 10
 

Review Comments
pballa007 Tuesday, February 8th, 2005 | 5:18 pm PST
how do u get off using a halo b on your spyder.......i have tried this and it pushed past my detents....(the new detents for electronic guns......just last week i had a halo b on my gun for a science fair proj and it would nick the 2nd ball in the stack and then chop it on the next shot. i would really like to use a halo on my gun so please send me an e mail
   

jaker101 Friday, April 29th, 2005 | 7:42 pm PST
Just turn of the force feed that shud work
   

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