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tamadko Monday, October 16th, 2006
Period of
Product Use:
2 years1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
More than 5 years
Similar
Products Used:
no other similar
Marker Setup: timmy ripper
cp perfect drop
cp on/off asa
evo II y board
Recommended
Paintballs:
anything without brittle shells, i prefer marbelizer or evil
Strengths: See review
Weaknesses: See review
Review: i bought this barrel for my A-5 for when i play rec-ball or woods. at first, i had a problem with accuracy because i had the velocity up to 290. after doing my own investigating and actually looking into what i can do to fix the problem, i realized that a high velocity puts a lot of pressure on the paintball and that it causes it to spin so fast that it actually gets lift and isn't so accurate. also, when shooting with a flatline, youhave to hold the marker straight up so that the ball doesn't begin to curve because of the angle of the spin. it took a while to figure out how to get it all perfect, but with most paintballs, i find that shooting somewhere between 265 and 287 fps would get the best results. i like to keep myself somewhere between 275 and 285 because i use a co2 tank on this marker because it uses up a lot of air and co2 lasts longer than compressed air. another thing to look out for, is the bore of the paint. larger bored paint tends to get stuck more inside the barrel because of its shape. i would recommend medium bore and look for paint without dents and a barely visible seam so that it can make the most out of the reverse spin it gets from this barrel


so basically get good paint, chrono at the correct fps and i bet you this barrel will work like it is advertised. people who say this is inaccurate and doesn't do its job need to make sure they actually took the time to get everything set up properly
Conclusion: Great product for tippmann. it has a good intimidation factor, and when you finally get your marker tuned right, you will never have a problem with this barrel
Rating:
9 out of 10
 

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