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ck monkey Sunday, April 17th, 2005
Period of
Product Use:
Less than a month3 of 5 people found this review helpful.

More than 5 years
Products Used:
turbine dye
Marker Setup: proto matrix olive/black
dye 4500psi
empire reloder b
ultra lite
Strengths: There ist much easy to install.....
Weaknesses: Everything
Review: its loud

i found out a way to fix it and make it a littler quitter there's three nubs that push against the motor. I used a dermal tool and sanded it down a little and it stropped being so loud. I guess the motor was vibrating against the nubs, after sanding it down it was better.
Conclusion: I wouldn't recommend getting it but if you sweat allot or if you already own one sand the nubs down there's three of them.

after sanding i give it a
5 out of 10

Review Comments
bornhard Monday, August 15th, 2005 | 4:16 pm PST
Thanks for the mod tip! I turned my Proto fan on & damn thing is loud! no good for scenario games and night time play. sounds like a prop plane coming in for attack though!

my JT fan is a lot quieter! hope your mod makes it suitable for play!

j_overly Friday, January 25th, 2008 | 5:17 pm PST
I didn't see any nubs to grind down, but here is what I did do. Took it apart and witha q-tip applied some sleek to the fan shaft while it was spinning. It immediately got quieter. Then I peeled off the masking tape around the fan and cut a piece of heat shrink tube (rubber) and wrapped that around the fan and put it all back together. I wouldn't say it was quiet, but it cut the noise by at least %30 and took out the head rattling buzz completely. It's pretty useable now and I can hear over it fine.

And yes this comment is 3 years later, and no they didn't use any of this time to improve the design
Last edited on Friday, January 25th, 2008 at 5:21 pm PST

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