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Menohl Sunday, December 14th, 2003
Period of
Product Use:
Less than a month20 of 22 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
More than 5 years
Similar
Products Used:
Blue Streak
Worr Rec
Marker Setup: Tippmann 98 Custom
GTA Inline Expansion Chamber
GTA Double Trigger
32* Star Fire Bolt
J&J 14" Ceramic Barrel
Viewloader 12V Revolution w/ X-Board
JCS 3" Offset 3/8" Dovetail Sight Rail
NcStar 4X30 Illuminated Scope
Thunder Pig In-Line CO2 Gauge
JCS Combat Folding Stock
32* Coiled Remote
PMI 20oz. CO2 Tank
Recommended
Barrels:
I've shot them throught my J&J 14" Ceramic Barrel, and a friend of mine shot them through a 32* Whisper, so i'm going to say any barrel is good.
Strengths: Thick Fill (No Wipers)
Fly straight
Good Shell
Weaknesses: If you explode a ball in your hopper, you are screwed till you clean it.
Review: Myself and a buddy saw the 1500 Buckets on sale at a local sports store for $25 (they usually are $40) so we had to go down and pick up a few buckets. Upon getting them home i brought them down into my basement and opened them up to see if any of the three 500 bags per bucket had broken balls in them, and boy did i get a suprise as i lifted the lid!!! The smell of the worst bathroom you've ever been in is about the best way i can describe the smell. After a few minutes of leaving the bucket open, the smell did go away. Of the six 500 bags i had from my 2 buckets, 2 bags had one broken ball in them.

The following weekend i went out to play. The balls flew great, and the fill is really thick, adn bright blue. If you got hit with these balls everyone could see it! Not to mention that the paint is so thick, if someone tries to wipe it off in play, they are only going to succeed in smearing it all over their clothes.

Due to the thick fill you do have to be careful though... I was in a woods field and managed to trip over some barbwire. Needless to say my gun and me went down hard, and i broke a few paintballs in my hopper. I figured it woudln't matter much and kept shooting. BIG MISTAKE!!! the paint and broken balls tore my accuracy up and before long my barrell had more balls in it than my hopper!!! I had to switch to my backup VL200 hopper for the rest of the day because i didn't want to take apart my Revolution in the field (not to mention that i didn't have a screwdriver on me).
Conclusion: I recommend getting this product, especially if you can find it on sale like i did. Its a great product for the money and it works like a champ!
Rating:
10 out of 10Last edited on Thursday, March 18th, 2004 at 10:45 am PST
 

Review Comments
TXtippmann Thursday, August 12th, 2004 | 2:39 pm PST
Why would any other paintball do better if it exploded in your hopper?
   

di$TOrTed Tuesday, August 9th, 2005 | 9:02 pm PST
not as much fill, that is the reason I love Zaps they have a lot of fill in them. For example, a VL Heavy Metal has like no fill in it so if it breaks in your gun or hopper you don't have a bunch of paint messing things up.
   

tezzy Friday, January 6th, 2006 | 2:48 pm PST
i don't know.............. One broke in mine and it shot about 20 feet to the left.
   

Best-Shot Tuesday, March 14th, 2006 | 9:32 am PST
Zap rec paintballs suck. i bought a case of 800 with the last of my money that i wont have again for a while and man am i disappointed. i went to my back yard and shot fifty of these. fifty of the worst shots ever. they went flying every were it was crazy. if your guyz guns shot good with them well your lucky because there crap with mine :(
   

Chriz13IONZ Tuesday, May 30th, 2006 | 5:50 pm PST
im with u on that 1 i also hate Zap paint .hear this i bought some of this cuz i had no paint at all and was going to the pevs field the next day.the next day i went to the chrono and everything went fine.after 2 rounds of play paint started choping in my eggy2 and started crapping out paint from the barrel.i was mad. so my friend wanted to try it on his Iron Man Timmy isad ok. he then put 100 rounds into his empire hopper. fired about 20 or 50 and paint started crapping out of his barrel.he was so mad madder than i was.o yeah the (eyes on our gunz were on 2) aint that weird
   

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