Vl evlution II- about the same but without z-board or battery door lock
halo b w/rip drive-better, way more expensive
vl revlution- cheaper, not as fast
vl 200-gravity, why bother
-Evil Omen 2.0
-VL evlution 3
-Draxxus 45/4500 tank
-J&J edge kit
-Very very durable
-battery door secured
-Doesnt break balls, ever
-Weight not balanced, all in the back
-heavier than evlution II
This is the fastest hopper ever produced in it's price range. Just feeding only about a couple bps below a halo b-(stock), and being around $50-$60 cheaper is great. Also I'm fine with 23 balls per second plus I probable cant get over 25 on most markers. The adgitators are very soft withe paintballs and dont shove and throw them down like other hoppers so you wont have broken balls especially if your using stuff like hellfire or various cheap zap paints. The z-board has way better battery life than the y-board used in the evlution II and is also quieter. I have dropped this hopper countless times even on concrete and got no scratches on it.Holds 195 paintballs. Also with the 3 there is a thing to secure the battery holder so no more being scared to dive and have your hopper guts hanging out. Some people dont like the weight all in the back, i don't think its that bad and in the middle of a game all i care about is if i can shoot good which is all this hopper provides. Something i dislike though is the tall feedneck which makes my gun a larger target, but my friend cut half of it off wich i am considering too. It is heavier than the egg II but it is still lighter than a halo.
If you want a hopper for 0-50, get a vl revlution and slap on an x-board, 50-100, Evlution 3 definetly, only choice. 100-150, get a halo, pulse, or vl vlocity.
Actually, if you want a hopper for 0-50, just pay $10 more, which is an amazing price for the egg 3, only $60 on most sites. The halo b is slightly faster but not worth the extra $40, it is also heavier
I see that you wrote very very durable as one of the strengths; I was wondering how durable the neck of this hopper is?
I noticed that it will have allot of weight on it during a game and i was just wondering if the neck is sturdy enough to handle maybe an accidental slam on a bunker, or sprinting with a full load of paintballs.
Thanks for the great review
It is good to keep the feed neck longer because it actually helps with reducing ball breaks (If you ever get them with this hopper) but this also makes you a bigger target keeping it long. But ya they have it long to help keep more paint ready to go into the gun instead of being above the blades in the hopper. Good review by the way im considering buying one