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DYEspeedball Friday, February 27th, 2004
Period of
Product Use:
3 months3 of 3 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
3 years
Similar
Products Used:
-Standard Hopper
Marker Setup: -Tippmann 98
-14" Freak Jr.
-Ricochet G2K hopper
-DYE Midnight Blue Stickies
-Dead On Pro Style Blue Drop Forward
-KAPP 800psi Guage
-Macroline coming soon
-20oz co2
Strengths: -Top lid design
-Deflects paintballs (see review)
Weaknesses: -Holds less than a regular hopper- holds 180
Review: This hopper is GREAT. I am a front player so the hopper holding only 180 paintballs doesn't affect me much (plus i have a harness). Opponents in a game have told me afterward that they witnessed balls bouncing off my hopper. As a test i set it up against a tree about ten feet away. I grabbed my friends gun and took a shot directly at it, when it hit it bounced off and flew into the air hitting a tree somewhere. So this hopper design actually works. The lid is on the top of the hopper which helps a lot, preventing you from losing lots of paintballs. The G2K also has 2 o-rings on the feed neck making it almost impossible for your hopper to fall off.
Conclusion: Nice product by Ricochet. Deflects paintballs resulting in a dramatic decrease in hopper hits. Other great features like the lid located on the top of the hopper and 2 o-ring feed neck. It is a great buy for only a little over 10 bucks. I give it a 9 b/c i wish it held a bit more paintballs, but for the most part it is awesome.
Rating:
9 out of 10Last edited on Friday, February 27th, 2004 at 2:05 pm PST
 

Review Comments
basketballpaint Friday, June 11th, 2004 | 10:26 am PST
Do Not Get A Macroline It leaks every time i put my tank on it sucks
   

rebelshooter02 Monday, August 30th, 2004 | 6:02 pm PST
Just so you know this hopper actually holds more than the vl200. The 200 actually holds about 170 they just round it off to make it sound better.
Last edited on Monday, August 30th, 2004 at 6:03 pm PST
   

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