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Garp Sunday, September 17th, 2006
Period of
Product Use:
Less than a month
Paintball
Experience:
4 years
Similar
Products Used:
Stock bolt
Orange bolt
Marker Setup: Smart Parts Ion
- Q-lock
-custom shell and black shell
-Firebolt
-Eclipse qev
-ndz trigger
-cp reg
-blackheart
-hybrid grips
-cp rail w/ dye on/off
Evolution 2 w/ z board
88 ci/4500 psi pmi tank
Empire barrel kit
Strengths: Very light
Less Kick
Better efficiency
Noise Reduction
Weaknesses: 1 Tail o-ring
Review: Well I was at my proshop pickin up stuff for my ion, and while I wanted a techt l6 bolt, all they had was this so I just got it. I'm not gonna lie, I wasn't expecting very much, but I was quite impressed with this.

Oh and I've been using this bolt for about 2 months.

Pros-
Weighs I think less than half of the stock bolt, a heck of a lot lighter.

Less Kick- With the reduced weight comes less input pressure, thus less kick.

Better efficiency- I'm not sure how many shots I got before this, but with this and a qev installed, off a 88/4500 I get about 2200, though that is just an estimate.

Noise reduction- Makes your ion alot quieter, I figured it would help a little but it surprised me quite a bit.

Weakness
Well pretty much the only one is the 1 tail o-ring, I think a bolt of this quality should have 2, but I suppose I can live with it.
Conclusion: All in all for the price I would recommend this, though the l6 is better, this bolt is second to that one only, so thats not bad.
Rating:
9 out of 10
 

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