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stimpy Sunday, August 25th, 2002
Period of
Product Use:
Less than a month
Paintball
Experience:
More than 5 years
Similar
Products Used:
WGP Swing, Diamond Labs Double with AKALMP internals
Marker Setup: '97 STO
ANS Gen-X Reg
Shocktech Supafly bolt
Shocktech Bomb 3-way
Shocktech Ram
Shocktech LP chamber
Shocktech Rat 3:16
Titantium rods
Palmer Rock w/ Dye knob
KAPP Hammer Kit
KAPP Drop Forward
Crossfire 68ci 3k
AKALMP hardened sear plate
LAPCO 12" Alum. Autospirit
DYE 12" Alum.
Stock STO 11" Alum.
Eclipse Swing
Dye Stickies
Strengths: ROF is insane (as with any swing trigger). The feel is so much more natural over my previous 3mm double finger slide (and it was ultra smooth and fast). The adjustibility is wonderful. No slop and can be set to fire if you breathe on it or adjusted to fire elsewhere. High quality and well thought out.
Weaknesses: Cost is a big concern since for $50 less you can have a WGP hinge. Most people don't think too highly about them, but honestly, the longer swing arm on them feels more natural. The Eclipse feels more like you primarily fire with your middle finger whereas the WGP feels like it's equal effort from both first and second finger. It also doesn't come with any additional springs, unlike the KAPP Reflex. For some reason, I've also had to run a higher cocking pressure to get my bolt all the way back, but I don't know if that's related to the short throw or the addition of my Bomb 3-way.
Conclusion: I think it's a great upgrade. In my opinion, a swing trigger, any swing trigger is all you need. Going for the higher end frames like the KAPP or the Eclipse is only gravy. It has taken me quite awhile to get used to it, but its getting faster with each day of play. Further tweaking is still needed to find the sweet spot but it is fast right out of the box.
Rating:
10 out of 10
 

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