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Villainous Jay Wednesday, May 7th, 2008
Period of
Product Use:
6 months
Paintball
Experience:
4 years
Similar
Products Used:
None
Marker Setup: Tippmann A-5
Richochet R-5 Hopper
6 position CAR Stock
Warsensor Remote Line
M82A1 Carry Handle with NcStar 1x42 Red Dot Sight
Raider M82A1 Kit, Includes:
M82A1 Body Shroud
M82A1 Box Magazine Kit
M82A1 Muzzle Brake
18 Inch Fluted Interceptor Barrel

Strengths: Ideal platform for sights or other accessories
Killer looks
Sturdy
Weaknesses: 4 set screws grinds down rails on the A-5
Review: When I got my shroud from OPSGEAR some 6-7 months ago I was completly taken by surprise - MAN IT LOOKS LIKE A KILLER! It didn't come with any instructions on installation but there is a link on the OPSGEAR website to help you out. Once the 4 set screws were in place the thing was ROCK SOLID. Of course for those of us who aren't fans of set screws taking the shroud off can be annoying and after a while the rails can grind down something awful. Recently my A-5 rails were so bad that the shroud shunted and jostled with all the screws in place! A good remedy though is to fill the ground areas of the A-5 rails with some JB Weld, sand it smooth, and re-install the shroud and it should be good as new (worked for me). The abundance of rails is great for your tactical needs, especially with the Carry Handle and any Red Dot Sight.
Conclusion: All in all an excellent product it has its problems in the long term but there are solutions. Just too bad the M107 Shroud has replaced it.
Rating:
9 out of 10Last edited on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008 at 5:56 am PST
 

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