The accuracy of this review is disputed. Please see discussion below.
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I read up on upgrading the bolt in my Ion and this is the one that I chose. "Bad Idea!!" I was so happy when it came in because everything that I read about it was great. This bolt was supposed be the best choice for my marker. When I got home and installed it I could not wait to see if what was told was true.
Took my gun out back where I have I large tree that I shoot at and let loose. What a disappointment!! I shot three or four hoppers with it and hated it. It is loud, it kicks worse than the stock bolt, and the return was very slow. The Virtue Board is in my gun and this bolt slowed it down. I will give it this though, air effeciently is better than the stock bolt. Get the SP Firebolt!!!
If I were you don't beleive everything that you read about this bolt. It is not what it is made out to be.
1 out of 10
Last edited on Tuesday, July 25th, 2006 at 12:22 pm PST
u dumb sh$t. how culd u post such a review??? u r 2 dumb 2 lube the thing, or u didnt install it properly. plz delete ur useless review. the only thing it does is lower the overall rating of a great bolt, which i happen to luv, and use in my ion. oh ya one more thing, it seems that u mentioned lubing ur firebolt in ur review. did u not lube this one, or r u some dip who tries to install evrything himself, but doesnt kno a thing about the gun?
Last edited on Sunday, December 24th, 2006 at 7:31 pm PST
Well, I'm glad to see everyone following the rules...
Come on guys, this is pathetic, stop with the name calling. Telling someone to not have babies because he's "retarded" and calling him a douchebag sure does make your points a whole lot more valid, huh? Let all grow up, ok?
Now, it is possible this reviewer got a dud, a bad bolt, which in truth does make his gun worse. If the review doesn't know a whole lot about paintballing, machining or pneumatics, or know a lot of people who use this bolt personally, then it's understandable for him to dislike it... if it really worked as badly as he said it does.
It's just a review, if you don't like it, report it to a mod. Don't get yourself in crap, and make everyone else think less of you because of how immature you are, by degrading youself to personal attacks.
It's possible this reviewer is being honost, and as there are bad runs in every product line-especially high tolerance parts like those in most complex electro-pneumatic paintball markers-no review should be deleted just because it isn't positive about the product in question (even if everyone else is).
If you still feel this review is just simply too much, like I said, report it. A mod, someone who is much more qualified than most of you or myself, will deal with it. If you really really don't like it, mark it as less helpful and post a comment asking why the user thinks he had the experience with the product he had-or something product like that.
It isn't the physics of the thing, because we're not perfect, our machines are not perfect, and even though a design might alway work on paper, in theory, doesn't mean it will once you make it.... especially if you make it thousands of times...
I see no blatant BS in this review. It may all be a lie, but no one really knows that except the person who wrote it. We have no right to pass judgements on him regardless, because we cannot really know, unless we had his specific bolt under our microscopes, whether he is lying or telling the true. I mean, besides that, lets try to take it with a grain of salt; it's just one little review (and honostly, in my experience Orange doesn't have the best track record; while most of their products always work great, they almost all are way over priced; and combining composites with metals the way they do in this bolt, their Matrix bolts and other single bore bolts leads to a shorter working life of the bolt and faster degradation of performance, at least in long term use).
Don't mean to be a douchebag myself, but lets all learn some manners. If you want to keep being overly immature, there are plunty of other forums I'm sure you would love to harass (PBN) ;- )
edit: in his review of the Firebolt, he mentioned that he was able to return his nano bolt. I am guess he was able to return it, because, like he said, it didn't work. So what's the problem?
Last edited on Friday, June 1st, 2007 at 1:57 pm PST
lube your bolt, and also ajust your dwell on your virtue board. with the qev, you should have it between 12-16ms. that might be your problem with the slow return. also, the virtue board means nothing unless you know how to set the setting, and it does nothing to speed, just gives you more shooting options.
Dispute: I'd like to see this review removed from the final score, it's just inaccurate and he must have done something to the gun himself to break his own gun.
I've been using this Bolt for.. Oh over a year and a half almost, first of all putting it into my gun made it lighter, and physics dictates a lighter bolt reduces kick this is PHYSICS, the rules of which run the entire world.
It's made my gun quieter, but on the SP-8 sound is buffered by the body kit already, so it's already quiet moving it to virtually silent, it's made my gun accurate to 80 feet and.. I just don't get where this guy gets across saying this stuff or rating it a 1/10.
He either had a lemon, or hell maybe he put it in backwards.