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steve01r1 Thursday, January 29th, 2004
Period of
Product Use:
Less than a month1 of 2 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
1 year
Similar
Products Used:
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Marker Setup: Spyder Imagine
Super Fly bolt
Maddman Rocket valve
AIM Regulator
Shocktech LPR
15 degree assault block
32 degrees flame drop w/ on/off
Macro line
J&J ceramic
Revvy hopper
ACI Nitro
Strengths: Lightweight, very smooth
Weaknesses: Requred some minor machining to work
Review: When I received the bolt, I was very impressed with the finish and weight. It is noticeably lighter than stock striker. I had been running my gun with all the pieces above at 260psi with no problems. I installed the Ti bolt and had trouble with firing. It would take two trigger pulls to shoot every time. It seemed like the sear was getting hung up. I visually compared it to the stock bolt. The machining was very close but not exact. There is a notch cut out on the bottom of the striker that the sear catches when the gun is cocked. The notch was just a tad deeper than stock. I figured this was causing the sear to hang up on the first pull and release on the second. I ground down the underside of the striker to make the notch depth equal to the stock striker . After doing this it has performed perfectly.

Out of fairness to Dark Horizon, I must say I was unable to chrono the gun before and after installation. There may have been an inprovement to fps that I dont know about.
Conclusion: It is a good product, bit a little pricey. I was able to fire the gun at low pressures with the stock striker already. There is definitely less blow-back, which could mean better accuracy when shooting rapidly.
Rating:
8 out of 10Last edited on Thursday, January 29th, 2004 at 5:45 pm PST
 

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