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gaston gavrage Sunday, April 8th, 2007
Period of
Product Use:
6 months3 of 3 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
3 years
Similar
Products Used:
No other electros, but several mechanical blowbacks
Marker Setup: Spyder Fenix ACS
14'' SP Progressive
DYE Sticky3's for e-Spyders
VL Evlution 2 w/ Y-Board
Pure Energy 68/4500 HP
Recommended
Upgrades:
Definately new barrel, new grips; stock ones are flimsy and have no stickiness. A high pressure air tank is good cuz co2 is crap for electros
Strengths: Looks
ACS Bolt
Firing Rate
Weaknesses: Grips
Barrel
Feed Neck
Regulator
Lack of colors
Review: This is a pretty decent gun, first I'll start with what I liked about it then start complaining. Well, it looks pretty nice and the ACS bolt works really good, it didn't chop at all out of 1000 rounds the first time i used it however my barrels gettin' old and is gettin all scratched and might need to be replaced soon cuz it seems like the barrels causing a couple breaks (cuz the paint is only where the scratches are, like halfway down the barrel). I like the little gauge it comes in handy to see how full your tank is if you use co2, plus it looks good which doesn't hurt. Also with it being my first electro I think it shoots pretty fast.

Now to start criticizing- first, the regulator doesn't actually regulate...I turned it forever and the pressure didnt go anywhere. Second, the regulator comes a bit loose and when it does the macroline fitting gets loose and leaks a tad, but you have to just tighten it and you're good, it was a really minor problem. The grips are what you'd expect from Kingman, just enough to say they're grips. I'm not a huge fan of the trigger, it's not the blade one and it's kinda hard to walk, but you can adjust it really close which helps. I'm also not big on the feed neck- it's good that you can tighten it, but is kinda crappy for holding your hopper in place real well. Also it's pretty heavy, but suck it up princess.

But after fixing it up a bit like new grips and a barrel, i find myself really liking this gun and it's definately one of the best Spyders out there and has a crapload of potential.
Conclusion: This gun is really likeable, and the very minor problems aren't annoying at all, just the gun getting used to itself. Trust me I'm not one to baby a gun and I find this gun easy to use. All the weaknesses mentioned don't actually affect play and really deal with personal preferences.
Rating:
9 out of 10
 

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