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Neo42 Sunday, September 21st, 2003
Period of
Product Use:
Less than a month3 of 3 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
4 years
Similar
Products Used:
Stock Phantom Barrel (Comparison below)
Marker Setup: Phantom VSC/RF
Carbon Fiber Barrel
Recommended
Paintballs:
Any kind made by RPS, Evil
Strengths: Light
Strong
Looks cool
Shoots straight
Quiet
Weaknesses: None
Review: CCI's Carbon Fiber Barrel for the Phantom is an excellent barrel. I got mine from the second run, the one that ended last week. (9-21-03, the date I'm writing this) I absolutly love the barrel. There are a few differnces from the stock barrel. The carbon fiber is lighter, looks better, quieter, and has a smaller bore than the stock barrel. Performance wise, they shoot about the same. From 50 feet away, shooting around 260 fps, and using some kind of white box paint, which was probably about .686 caliber, I had about a 2 inch grouping. It shot balls one on top of the other. The barrel's beginning is .687, but it's tapered, so it ends at .693. The stock barrel can do the exact same thing, only the carbon fiber barrel looks cooler. If CCI still made them, you should get one. But they don't anymore. If they do decide to make anymore, get one.
Conclusion: Best Phantom barrel, hands down. it shoots just as good as any other barrel for it, and it looks really cool. The picture on the page does it injustice, especially since the 2'd run had a silver back and a silver muzzle, not black and white like in the picture. Like I said, get one if you can.
Rating:
10 out of 10Last edited on Friday, December 19th, 2003 at 10:07 am PST
 

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