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plmnkoqaz Thursday, January 11th, 2007
Period of
Product Use:
Less than a month2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
More than 5 years
Similar
Products Used:
Vl 200 - Just as Good
Halo TSA LCD - Much better for not much more scratch
Marker Setup: Spyder Imagine Body, Pilot trigger w/ custom work, LP Machined VA w/ 32degrees guage, Custom LP valve and pin, 32 Degrees Spring Kit, Polished striker, WGP Ergo reg, Nitro Duck 68/4500, Halo TSA LCD, Smart Parts Linear barrel, Lapco Clamping Feedneck.
Strengths: Sounds a lot scarier than it really is
Raised tabs fit tight in feedneck
Cheap
Weaknesses: Doesn't feed balls at advertised speed
Battery door falls open
Holds only 140 balls
Review: I bought this hopper to hold me over until my Halo TSA LCD arrived from Ebay. It was cheap and it said it could feed 8 balls per second. I just got a new Spyder Pilot E-trigger so I was excited to try it out. So I took it to my local indoor playing field and had nothing but problems. The only good thing is that it has raised tabs on the feedtube that fit nicely in my Lapco feedneck. I went to crono the gun and the hopper could not keep up with the trigger set on 6 bps. I chopped 2 balls on a 6 round burst. Much to my chagrin I had to play on semi auto. So I got out to play a few rounds and got owned because everyone knew where I was. An earlier review said that this would be a good hopper for woodsball, but this couldn't be further from the truth. Woodsball is not about high bps; Its about stealth, something that this hopper does not allow you. Meanwhile, the battery door keeps opening and the battery keeps falling out. I finally put the VL-200 on it and has less chops. Complete waste of money.
Conclusion: Don't buy it, save up the extra 30 bucks and buy something better, or just stick with the VL-200, its just as good and you'll get more eliminations by being sneaky.
Rating:
2 out of 10
 

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