Paint in the barrel is a pain, but that's to be expected.
Wow. I bought this barrel for 55.95 CDN, and I am totally blown away by it. You've likely already read the reviews on it's accuracy, so I'm going to try to fill you in compared to a TearDrop and a Progressive.
Compared to a 14" TearDrop on another Victor II, the CP holds it's own. As far as I can tell, it's just as accurate, if not more so. It's not really louder, just a sharper sound, which I think is due to the Teardrop shaped porting in the TearDrop ( duh. )
Compared to a 14" Progressive on a 98 Custom, the CP once again takes it. It's quieter, lighter, and similar accuracy, if not better.
If you're worried about the anodizing from all the reviews saying it scratches easily, don't be. I've bashed my barrel into door ways, walls, and bunkers, and have yet to do any visible damage.
Ball breaks in the CP are a piss off, but that can be expected with any barrel. However, if you have a good paint to barrel match ( .689 bore size and DraXxus Blaze were meant for each other ) you needn't worry.
If you're looking for a low end barrel that does what you need it to do, and doesn't cost a whole lot, get a CP. It's everything you need, for less than you'd expect.
9 out of 10
Last edited on Wednesday, June 29th, 2005 at 11:47 am PST