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BluedogsV8 Wednesday, October 1st, 2003
Period of
Product Use:
1 year3 of 13 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
More than 5 years
Similar
Products Used:
My First Nitro Tank
Marker Setup: Red anodized, 1/2 milled AKA Viking #714
Dead-On Drop Forward
Black Macro-Line Kit
Strengths: Very Heavy Duty Tank
Weaknesses: Weaknesses include regs that don't do what they say they do
Review: This tank 3000 psi 47 ci, Claims to be 850 psi fixed output--not
After being sent back to crossfire and a new reg put on, still no 850 psi.
Even though it puts out more than enough pressure (about 785-795psi), I still wanted 850 psi. All tests were performed buy a local certified airsmith so it was the reg and not operator error. I did allow for several thousand shots for a break-in period.
Conclusion: I can't say that I'll spend my own money on other Crossfire products but as for their customer service, their are super fast with attempted repairs
Rating:
6 out of 10
 

Review Comments
Icanthinkofone1 Monday, November 3rd, 2003 | 2:58 pm PST
Lil picky man? Give em a break, most guns dont need 850.
   

g234 Saturday, November 15th, 2003 | 12:34 am PST
I am assuming that you are running a AKA sidewinder on that Viking. AKA does not recommend above 800 psi for a sidewinder. The output pressure of 785 should actually be a bit better. Sending it back to get it up to 850 may just hurt your consistency.
   

spammersdie Monday, January 5th, 2004 | 4:24 pm PST
It wouldn't hurt his consistency at all. And 800 is definitely all you need but 850 is the max for a sidewinder. Realistically, you could probably go even higher but it isn't recommended. And if you go on Crossfires site they advertise a 450 and an 800. Unless they only changed it recently it does exactly what it says. Well.....almost (795 in this case).
Last edited on Monday, January 5th, 2004 at 4:26 pm PST
   

athanaseus Sunday, March 7th, 2004 | 2:41 pm PST
WHY!?!?! crossfires are wicked tanks just because it runs 10 psi below advertised doesnt mean you need to give it a SiX!!!!!!!!
   

gunhero5 Tuesday, May 11th, 2004 | 9:45 pm PST
lol and u have a friggin' viking and your using a 3000 psi 47 ci high pressure tank?!
wtf...
for one: aka's are what? o yeah, low pressure experts
secondly: u spend maybe 800-900 on a gun and u buy a freakin 80 dollar tank??
somethings wrong here...
   

The_Hawk Tuesday, December 21st, 2004 | 4:27 am PST
You see, there's a simple reason why he did that. The world today uses a type of bartering that's called a money system. You trade money for a product. Effectively, this money does nothing but make you feel better about yourself. When a person usues this money, they no longer have it, which means they have to wait and work to gain more of this money. High-end paintball guns will not use CO2...Let's say you buy the gun, hoping to play in a tournament in a few days. Spending $200 on a tank is not the cheap, quick answer to a person's money problem. So they buy a cheaper tank, in hope that they will gain enough money to buy the more high-end tanks later on.
   

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