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Lenny17 Tuesday, January 8th, 2008
Period of
Product Use:
Less than a month
Paintball
Experience:
1 year
Similar
Products Used:
Only gravity fed hoppers
Marker Setup: PCS US-5 (stock) w/ 48/4.5k air tank, cyclone, J&J Edge

Kingman Hammer w/ 13ci/3k air tank, J&J Edge
Strengths: No batteries, feeds one ball per shot
Weaknesses: Installation required some work, but it isn't meant for a US-5! :)
Review: I bought the cyclone to add to my US-5. I have a pretty strict 'no batteries' rule with my paintball markers, but realized after playing a few games that my gravity fed hopper couldn't keep up. I grew very tired of shoot, shoot, *shake shake shake*, and so on. I had seen that the 98C cyclone could be easily adapted to my US-5, so I figured I'd give it a go.

Installing the cyclone took some work, but was not terribly difficult. I had to drill a hole in the powertube to allow the excess gas out, and had to dremel down the mounting bracket and latches to get a tight fit. It was only an hour or so worth of work, and it was worth it!

I've only put around 300 rounds through it so far, but I didn't have a single chop or misfeed. Every trigger pull, every shot was clean.

Now to answer all of those "why didn't you just buy an A-5 people"...
I initially couldn't afford the A-5 when I bought my marker. The US-5 was very similar, only it had a 98C-style flip down feedneck instead of the cyclone. This meant that I could stick with a cheapo hopper, and add an electro hopper (or the cyclone) down the road.
Conclusion: I absolutely love the cyclone, and would highly recommend it to anyone looking for an alternative to electronic hoppers.
Rating:
10 out of 10
 

Review Comments
colorblind Monday, December 22nd, 2008 | 6:28 am PST
Hey lenny17 i want to install a feed system to my us-5 also can you help me?? you explained generally what to do but i just dont want to drill a hole on the wrong part of the powertube and screw it up... :P so any help would be appreciated thanks!
   

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