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PiercedJD Tuesday, November 18th, 2003
Period of
Product Use:
3 months24 of 27 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
More than 5 years
Similar
Products Used:
genesis surge II - decent, but not as upgradeable.
Recommended
Upgrades:
new barrel ( of course). If you plan to use a larger bottle you will want a better drop forward, as the stock drop doesn't balance the gun well with a large bottle. ( although the incredibly light barrel adds to that effect. better hopper
Strengths: good looks, totally upgradeable, fast out of the box
Weaknesses: trigger feels a little sloppy, but maybe it's just me.
Review: opened the box, set the velocity adjuster and let'er rip. gun is ready to go right out of the box. Only flaws so far are that the trigger has a little more slop in it than I would have liked, and it definitely needs an electro-hopper. I was getting quite a few dry fires once I started rocking the trigger ( but I guess it's a good thing that it outfires a standard hopper in stock form).
Conclusion: great starter gun. for the price I can't think of any gun I'd rather have. I kind of wish I had gone with the led model now just for sheer fun factor, however I can always just get the 32 degrees trigger frame for it and VIOLA! giving it a 9 because of the trigger slop.
Rating:
9 out of 10Last edited on Tuesday, November 18th, 2003 at 3:40 pm PST
 

Review Comments
westwahawk51 Tuesday, April 13th, 2004 | 4:45 am PST
I just recently got an Icon Z for Christmas and I wanna put an Icon sweet spot trigger on it. Problem is I can't get the original trigger off my gun. Know what to do?
   

Swlax4life Thursday, April 22nd, 2004 | 5:27 pm PST
did you hit out the little pin?
   

spokane Friday, July 23rd, 2004 | 1:43 pm PST
no offense or anything but it kind of looks like they copied the e-99
   

Yo_987 Thursday, September 2nd, 2004 | 11:40 am PST
They did. It is virtually the same gun, for less than half the price.
   

pballer4587 Sunday, November 21st, 2004 | 5:32 pm PST
I agree with spokane
   

Yo_987 Monday, February 14th, 2005 | 4:53 am PST
They're both owned by NPS. Its no "copying", just one department of their company trying to make the same gun for a lower price. Kingman couldn't do that, it would make them look dumb, releasing one gun for 200 and another for 80, exactly the same. So 32 degrees did it, and i hear its a pretty big seller. It looks like the E-99 because it is an E-99, minus the gutted trigger frame.
   

badcopnodonut07 Wednesday, July 4th, 2007 | 2:08 pm PST
what about the Spyder TL that is almost the exact same gun
   

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