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SAAwes@aol.com Sunday, May 29th, 2005
Period of
Product Use:
3 months3 of 4 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
More than 5 years
Similar
Products Used:
This is the rental paint a local field has
Marker Setup: Tippmann A-5 with many upgrades:
E-grip,
Wicked air sportz equalizer board upgrade,
JCS deul trigger,
GTA double trigger,
Stainless steel screws, both airr tipps, and e-bay ones
Crossfire 70ci 4.5k psi peanut tank high output
Dye rhino tank cover 70ci peanut + fill nipple cover, and thread protector,
Flatline barrel *works well if you understand how to use it*,
Flatline quick disconnect stainless steel thumb knobs,
Stainless steel freak kit *all american 14" front, black*,
Custom flatline barrel condom, stock flatline barrel condom, and smart parts american flag barrel condom,
DOP rear velocity adjuster,

and a tool box that has everything you need for keeping JUST this gun up *including the oil*, and has all my stock parts, i dont throw anything out.... Oh and squeege's and straight shots just for this gun... I know im spoiled.

Above is just my love gun...

Backup gun *aka to lazy to clean my A-5 after i play gun*
Tippmann A-5
JJ ceramic Barrel
20oz (co2 i know but i dont care)





Recommended
Barrels:
anythin' .689-.688
Strengths: Shelf life is increadible
Weaknesses: Bouncy alot, of bounce
Review: Okay my local field uses these as a rental paint (he gets em for free from his insurance company) yes they are the premium version..
Anyway's they are glossy but not greasy at all, they look like blaze... His are yellow and blue, and shoot great, especially the fact some i tested first game was 2004 from the fall... they have no dimples, and are generally round, shell seems are minimal and its cheep if you buy online. I had no breaks using my freak, and non using my lapco, however i did experiance 3 bounces, i shot all day and freaked out 3 times for someone cheating.... Oops, okay also i got shot 8 times and all eight bounced, woodsball and longballin (im talkin long ballin here not pansy 80' im talkin like 190-200+ft) so i guess any paint would bounce alot.
Conclusion: Very good if you play once a month, because your stash will not go bad for a long time, thus you can buy in bulk. impressed by quality, and accuracy, if you dont care about the occasional bounce (tournament players like me hate bouncers) then get it! Speaking for you which would you rather have, 1 or 2 bounces (potential outs...Potential because other balls may bounce in the situation too) or crappy shelf life, and breaks in barrel? I give it an 8.78 very good for playin woods
Rating:
8 out of 10
 

Review Comments
aperson Sunday, December 18th, 2005 | 6:03 pm PST
If you are shooting from 190-200 ft everything is gonna bounce. You should try getting closer (where normal people play) and see that the shell is close to perfect in hardness. It's just a little soft.
   

Etfren Sunday, February 25th, 2007 | 2:16 pm PST
you say you give it an 8.78, but then round it down to an 8. should have been rounded up to a 9.
   

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