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Unregistered User Wednesday, November 14th, 2001
Period of
Product Use:
More than 5 years2 of 3 people found this review helpful.

More than 5 years
Products Used:
CCI Phantom - The Sterling is slightly better mostly because the phantom is (or was) less trustworthy in keeping the velocity. As a referee I've taken 2 or 3 phantoms out of play that chronoed ok in the begining of the game but in the middle chronoed in at 350 +/-5 fps. I have never seen a Sterling do that and usually it is the velocity adjustor that scews things up for the phantom.
PMI Trracer - No Match even my modified trracer (light pump, armson, valve tricked) cant come close in any aspect.
Marker Setup: I use my sterling STP. Armson internaly rifled barrel (the original one of the first batches). Some springkits and an 9V hopper (U need it with the Sterling ;-)and Tricked Valves, Lightened Hammer, Siphon (UK-style) 12oz CO2.
Siphon CO2 is a must for velocity consictency..
Springkits as well for a light pump action.
Strengths: When people write that their markers are accurate I usually just shake my head. I quote "I got 5 guys and 2 of them with headshots from 20 yrds". Well If I cant hit a lightbulb 9 out of 10 from 20m (50 yrds?) and 5 out of 10 from 30m (75 yrds?) I start cursing and stalk off to clean my marker. With the Autotrigger you can hold people down even if they do have semis, 3 accurate bps usually does that but 6 bps is my limit sustained allthough busts is faster then that.
Its a Pump so you will have to play "Pump-Style"
Weaknesses: Its a Pump so you will have to play "Pump-Style"
Its a Pump so you can´t shoot it one-handed.
The price.
Conclusion: You want the best you pay for the best, I can recomend this perfectly machineed state of the art Pump marker to any serious player our there. And as a tactical advise I would recomend this marker to any "Semi-only"-player out there as it will probably improve your game ;-)
10 out of 10

Review Comments
badinfo Monday, February 2nd, 2004 | 12:47 am PST
Yer math is a little off, 20 meters is equal to roughly 21.8 yards.

Brophog Wednesday, February 4th, 2004 | 5:25 pm PST
Make sure the nylon locking screw is in correctly on the phantoms. That screw holds the TPC in place.

I've never had a problem with it in all my years owning a phantom. Then again, I don't mess with it much either.

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