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xsv06 Friday, December 15th, 2006
Period of
Product Use:
Less than a month13 of 20 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
3 years
Similar
Products Used:
protos
dm's
timmies
etek egos
Marker Setup: etek ego
upgrades:
virtue board
everything else is stock

Smart parts Ion
upgrades:
shocktech drop
shocktech on/off
q lock feed neck
black heart board
lucky bolt
freak barrel
blade trigger
qev

Ego7
stock
Recommended
Upgrades:
nothing

Strengths: Fast
Very quiet for an ego
Nice milling
Light
absolutely no kick
user friendly
Weaknesses: None
Review: I have only tested this product. The ego 07 is a big step from the 06 ego. Yes, people do say its practically the same. From what i have tested there are some big differences.
The 07 ego is very quiet and egos are not known for being quiet. My etek is very loud compared the 07 ego. There is even less kick in the 07 ego. It is a tiny bit lighter than the 06 models. It comes stock with a great barrel. The stock board is very good, personally when i get my 07 ego im staying stock. When i chronoed the ego it was 271, 284, 286, 292, 279 pretty good speed. The trigger frame is very nice. On semi I was able to shoot at least 15 bps easily. The guy at the store didnt let me play with it but i was content just testing it. (Sorry this review is a little biased, but when i actually get my 07 ego I will be editing this into a more solid review)

EDIT December 26
Finally after saving up for the ego7 Santa managed to help me get one. I had already tested this gun in the past so nothing really surprised me. Last time when i only tested the gun I never really played with the board settings or anything. After receiving the ego7 I spent time playing with the board. I was pretty amazed on how user friendly it was. The settings were very good. It included most tournament setttings, ramping, semi, uncapped rapping ETC (i have not tried all modes). I aired it up and just for fun set it on uncapped ramping. My halo could not keep up with the ego's uncapped ramping. This guns speed is soo good im going to have to save up for a pulse loader now. Im still impressed with the ego even after testing it.
Conclusion: The 07 ego is a hardcore kickass gun, it is one of the best guns out there. Planet Eclipse did an excellent job on making the ego even better. I recommend this gun to all players (lol this gun will boost up a noobs confidence in a flash). It may be pricy but the performance you get out of it is worth it.
Rating:
10 out of 10Last edited on Monday, January 15th, 2007 at 2:23 pm PST
 

Review Comments
pber13 Sunday, December 24th, 2006 | 12:40 am PST
a tiny bit lighter? 8 ounces is half a pound gone and you didn't notice? just kidding, just saw that and couldn't resist
   

xsv06 Wednesday, December 27th, 2006 | 8:34 am PST
lol
   

OTEdge Monday, January 1st, 2007 | 4:47 pm PST
Hey nice review, so I have an ETek right now (Intend on keeping for 2 years maybe.) And in what aspects would you say this marker is better over the ETek in besides Speed, Noise and Weight? Like is the Eye Logic alot better at all? Is the maintainence still the same as the other Egos? Thanks in advance.
   

saint9121 Wednesday, January 24th, 2007 | 5:12 am PST
idk my friends 06 ego seems to be alot quieter than my other friends 07...
   

Lamborghinievog Thursday, January 25th, 2007 | 11:19 am PST
quote:
Originally posted by saint9121
idk my friends 06 ego seems to be alot quieter than my other friends 07...
The Rammer spring needs to be broken in. My friend had the same thing. He bought a titanuim rammer kit and it took a few weeks to break it in and the noise became considerably quieter.
j
   

sp62 Wednesday, April 18th, 2007 | 6:49 am PST
how many bps can this max at?
   

paintballer1184 Monday, August 20th, 2007 | 10:32 pm PST
quote:
Originally posted by sp62
how many bps can this max at?

40 but consistent at like 35ish
   

Mikey94 Wednesday, November 21st, 2007 | 5:23 pm PST
quote:
Originally posted by paintballer1184


40 but consistent at like 35ish


thats like mad fast, too bad you cant shoot paint like that. but im still keppin it semi, thats pretty much all i play.
   

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