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SpeedballSniper Friday, August 25th, 2006
Period of
Product Use:
3 months2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
2 years
Similar
Products Used:
C02... no comparison
PE tanks... light, no shootdown with a virtued timmy maxing on dry fire
Marker Setup: First Kick Ass Gun

'05 Empire, gloss Black
Redz Kit
Black Reloader B with suicide shell
70/45 Dye Throttle
Black Hyrbid Rail, 1/4 turn On/Off/Bleed, Lady grips, Hyper flow kit
Shocktech torpedo piston, superfly bolt
Virtue Board!

Other Kick Ass Gun

Nasty XPL Shocker (Custom Brown to Orange fade)
Hybrid adjustable detents, rail, '06 1/4 turn on/off, K2 clamping feedneck, old school grips
black CP reg
SP high efficiency bolt
Matching Anno Freak with AA tip
Critical Trigger
Virtue Board!
70/45 Throttle
Reloader B with suicide shell
Strengths: Light, Short, Consistent
Weaknesses: Aluminum threads wear over time
Review: I bought this tank for $270 CAN (70/45 peanut) with a rhino cover from a friend, it's 1 year old. After having read some of those reviews about it's horrible recharge rate, I was a little worried, but my Timmy shooting perfectly when it maxed my reloader on full auto put my mind at ease. I mean... push the pin down, does the air drop off, as that article suggested it should? No, it works fine.

The tank is very short, and feels like a longer tank with a drop forward, only without the drop forward. Being fat, it makes your gun a little taller, but only by an inch or so. Plus, it looks freakin sexy.

The only drawback is the aluminum regulator. The threads always strip a little bit every time I remove the tank, despite my best efforts. I mean, it's only a tiny bit, but i'm still pulling aluminum out of my ASA and off my reg. If that gets into your solenoid...!!!!!

On the plus side, the aluminum reg is lighter than one made of steel, so I guess it's a tradeoff, although I'll take the extra ounce or so and save myself the $90 bucks for a new solenoid. This is why it gets a 9.
Conclusion: Awesome tanks, the only drawback is the aluminum threads that can wreck your gun if you're not careful.
Rating:
9 out of 10Last edited on Friday, August 25th, 2006 at 11:42 am PST
 

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