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Sniperfiend Friday, December 7th, 2007
Period of
Product Use:
3 months2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
3 years
Similar
Products Used:
Dye Sticky grips
Marker Setup: Primary:

Spyder MR1
E-trigger from Spyder Pilot ACS (not pictured)
Alamo City Paintball "Low Flow" Delrin bolt
Shocktech spring kit
BT Apex Barrel
Rap4 (Trinity) Skeleton stock with RVA
JCS 7/8" x 7/8" Offset site rail
Leapers Red/Green dot scope
20 oz Pure Energy CO2 tank
PMI QD remote coil
Archon Gravity fed hopper (dual feed ramps, up to 11.6bps)
Oregon Scientific ATC-2K Video cam (barrel attached)
RAP4 QD sling (not pictured)
UTG 6+1 Scenario vest with hydration pack and comms

Backup:

Spyder Pilot ACS with MR1 trigger frame
16" CMI Thunderpig barrel

Loaner marker(s):

Spyder MR1 - all stock
Spyder Sonix 2007 (3)
Strengths: Covers grip frame well
Window for CAMD 2.0 display is big enough
Great feel
Weaknesses: Price
Review: These grips are excellent. Simple to install, and they fit snug enough to close up the gaps that the stock grips leave. Honestly, you can't even call the original plastic pieces that Kingman provides "grips". They're more like placeholders for whatever grip upgrade you decide to buy.

One thing I liked about it was the fact that nothing obstructs the CAMD 2.0 window (unlike some OTHER grip manufacturers products), so no problem seeing what firing mode I was in.

Grips were comfortable through a full day of scenario play. My hand never slipped from the grip, either. No hand fatigue at the end of the day like I've had with the stock grips for the Pilot ACS and the MR-1.

I've seen some people complain on forums that the grips impede the solenoid on their e-triggers. I've had no problems with that. Every time I pulled the trigger (whether in semi, 3 or 6 round burst, or full auto) I had appropriate response.

The only negative (in theory) that I can see is the price for these grips. Even there I lucked out as I was able to pick them up for $15 on eBay. So I can't even ding them for that.

Ten all the way for this product.
Conclusion: If you dislike the original equipment "grips" that Kingman provides for their spyder markers, give these grip replacements a try. You won't be disappointed.
Rating:
10 out of 10
 

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