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pbjoe693 Thursday, September 29th, 2005
Period of
Product Use:
3 months3 of 3 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
1 year
Similar
Products Used:
A-5
Marker Setup: Tippmann 98 Custom
Flatline Barrel
Response Trigger
Tapco T6 6 Position Stock
Cyclone Feed
T-Fitting
Electronic Point Sight
Tippmann Pro Drop
Sling
Stainless Steel Screws
Polished Internals
Remote Coil

Tippmann A-5
Flatline Barrel
Tapco 6 Position Stock
Response Trigger
Remote Coil

05 Proto Matrix
12" Proto Barrel
PMI Drop
Evlution 2
Pure Energy 3000 PSI Tank
Strengths: Good Price
No Batteries
Feeds Fast
Weaknesses: call tippmann to get t-fitting if you have RT
doesnt fit right with flatline
Review: on ebay i ordered cyclone feed for my 98 the month it came out. when it got to my house, the first thing i did was take off my old hopper and put the cyclone feed on, first thing i noticed was the flatline shroud was perventing it from fitting. i went in my garage and cut the flatline shroud a little bit to make it fit, it did. since i allready had RT, i called tippmann and asked to send me the special T-fitting. when that came to my house i pulled the air hose out of the old RT fitting, and cut the air hose on the cyclone feed. i hooked up both hoses to the T-fitting, fired the gun and it worked great. It kept up great with my RT. a couple days later, when i went woodsballing i had no jams. with my old gravity feed hopper i had to allways hit it to make it feed the balls into the chamber. (anyone with RT and a gravity feed hopper will know what im talking about). Cyclone feed uses no bateries so you dont have to worry about the batteries running out of power. cyclone feed works better on my 98 than my eggy did. and i got cyclone feed for only $50. Dont get cyclone feed if you shoot lefty because the wide mouth hopper will block your view. also since the cyclone feed hopper has a flat front so balls will allmost allways break when you get hit in the hopper.
Conclusion: If you are thinking about getting a electronic hopper for your 98, dont, this will work alot better.
Rating:
10 out of 10
 

Review Comments
Jon Crane Friday, December 16th, 2005 | 5:25 am PST
What is a "T-fitting?
   

Sgt._Schultz Monday, December 17th, 2007 | 3:14 pm PST
It is the special fitting that is required when you are using a cyclone and a response trigger together. Otherwise, only one of the two will be able to use your excess air, and only one will work.
   

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