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Shimboodo Monday, August 15th, 2005
Period of
Product Use:
1 year1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
4 years
Similar
Products Used:
EVLution 2-Much faster, eyes.
VL200- Grav. Feed
Marker Setup: 2000 VF Autococker
ANS Quickpull Venturi Bolt
Eclipse Nexus Ram
J&J Barrel
32* Flame Drop Forward
KAPP On/Off ASA
Dye Sticky Grips



Ion
Red Body Kit
Trinity Quick Trigger
Trinity Clamping Feedneck
CP Direct-Mount
68/45 HP Crossfire
JT Tournament Cover
Strengths: It's a hopper!
Sound Activated
LCD
Tilt sensor
Holds ~ 220 paintballs
Weaknesses: Sound activated (Read review)
Not force feed
Review: This was my first electric hopper. I bought a Tippy 98 with R/T, soI needed to get one, and this held more paint, so I decided to get it.

The sound activation works fine on my Tippmann and various low-end guns. But I used it with my Ion and 'Cocker, and they were too quiet! So half the time the paddle wouldn't agitate, and that screwed me over quite a few times at a scenario game before I got an Eggy.

I didnh't care about the LCD screen, and it didn't really seem to do any good. The sensor option worked a little, but not noticably.

The feedneck is small. It is too small for a Tippy 98's feedneck, so if you have one and are going to use it on a tippy, then you need electrical tape, duct tape, whatever tape.
Conclusion: It's a good first hopper, but it dosen't work with the higher end/quiet guns. So only get if you have something loud, like a Tippmann or Spyder.
Rating:
7 out of 10
 

Review Comments
Uziel Gal Tuesday, August 16th, 2005 | 12:30 am PST
With the LCD TSA it should be possible to adjust the sound activation sensitivity to the point that it will be set off by even the quietest marker. On mine, the adjustment is so wide that at the most sensitive setting, the loader will spin continuously, as the sound of the motor will keep activating the loader.
   

Shimboodo Monday, August 22nd, 2005 | 6:21 pm PST
Then my hopper hates me.
   

Darthevix Sunday, September 25th, 2005 | 9:22 am PST
quote:
Originally posted by Shimboodo
Then my hopper hates me.

Yea, just take it off "A" and set it to 5, then keep going up until it wont work anymore, then go back 2 times ( Well, full circle to the number that was two times back)...

Second of all, this hopper has nothing to do with sound really, its more of a vibration sensor, but whatever floats your boat.
   

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