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knivez Monday, March 1st, 2004
Period of
Product Use:
3 months22 of 27 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
1 year
Similar
Products Used:
Other Bob Long Intimidators, Angels, Matrices, Vikings, Shockers, and more. Out of every high end gun I've had the chance to play with, and I've played with a lot, I prefer this gun by far.
Marker Setup: Bob Long Alias Intimidator
Cross fire, Inc. 68ci/4500psi LP tank
Empire 7 piece barrel kit
Odyssey Paintball HALO B
ECX Slasher Techna Trigger
CP Rail
CP On/Off ASA
Recommended
Upgrades:
Barrel kit. I went with the Empire 7 piece.
Fast hopper, such as the HALO B. It's extremely easy to shoot this gun fast. Trust me, you'll need one.
Paint. You're going to need a lot of it.. ;)
Strengths: *NO* on-gun upgrades needed, including adjustable ram caps. Read main Review Body for more.
Weaknesses: A lot of idiots own the Alias, and hurt its rep.
Review: Assuming you readers have had the chance to shoot Intimidators, and you already know their strenths, wait until you shoot this.

The new electronics (more efficient solenoid and new Frenzy LCD board (faster than WAS) with a built-in LCD, similar to Angels) will simply amaze you. The operation of the board is 10x simpler than the popular WAS boards of older Intimidators, and many Alias owners have found it to be much faster while still being field legal. The eye programming and logic is far more advanced than any other board out there.

The grip frame has been moved forward, and the feedneck has been moved backward. This makes the gun incredibly comfortable and balanced.

The body has been heavily milled, and not only looks nice (huge understatement), but also weighs under 2 pounds!

The LPR housing has been redesigned for maximum airflow, eliminating the problem older Intimidators had with the need for a volumizer.

The need to replace ram bumpers and buy adjustable ram caps have also been eliminated with the new ram and ram cap design.

The bolt has detent slots to lengthen the lives of your detents, and there are several o-rings to prevent blow back.

With a 68ci/4500psi LP Crossfire tank, I get +/- 1 over the chrono, and over 1900 usable shots!

*** NOTE *** This is not the 2k4 Intimidator. The 2k4 Intimidator is a 2k2 Intimidator that comes stock with a clamping feedneck, Species trigger, and the Frenzy board, similar to the board Alias.
Conclusion: You simply must try this gun to understand why I love it so much.
Rating:
10 out of 10Last edited on Monday, March 1st, 2004 at 1:27 pm PST
 

Review Comments
davidvu Tuesday, March 2nd, 2004 | 3:40 pm PST
good review - I believe if anyone has ever used this gun they would not give it below a 10 becasue it is that good.
   

knivez Thursday, March 11th, 2004 | 5:07 pm PST
No. ASAs are a personal preference thing. Some like Uni-mounts, some like drop forwards, etc.
   

p8ntballer007 Thursday, April 1st, 2004 | 1:53 pm PST
hello I just got an alias and whenever there is a ball in the chamber the little * shows up which means malfunction. how do I fix this???
   

knivez Friday, April 2nd, 2004 | 4:17 am PST
That means your eyes are bypassing due to blockage or something else. Contact BLAST and they should help you.
   

locostah Sunday, May 23rd, 2004 | 2:46 pm PST
I just ordred my alias, but i have a HP tank, but it shouldnt be a problem right?
   

JOKER_MAN Saturday, June 5th, 2004 | 10:20 pm PST
good point, at least i'm not one of them
   

butters_Eh Wednesday, July 14th, 2004 | 5:42 pm PST
Hey locostah if you scroll down the reviews and look at peoples marker set ups you can see that people are using HP tanks.

Last edited on Saturday, July 17th, 2004 at 2:16 pm PST
   

Hazard Man Saturday, August 21st, 2004 | 9:43 am PST
what?! DO NOT USE AN HP TANK ON THIS GAT!!!!!!!!! LOW PRESSURE JEEEEEEEEEEEZ
   

doyoung2win Saturday, October 2nd, 2004 | 6:24 pm PST
wat da h*ll nub ^, the main reg will lower that pressure down. chill out
   

pumpintosemi Monday, November 8th, 2004 | 8:23 pm PST
Why isn't anyone complaining about the reg? The stock regs on Timmy's are horrible and mine collapsed within the first month that I got my Alias; but now I got a 2 Liter reg on mine and it works great.
   

theintimidator1 Friday, November 26th, 2004 | 12:11 pm PST
you play for 1 year and you get this gun... man... my life must suck
   

1ofkind Friday, January 21st, 2005 | 6:17 pm PST
Peeps always buy a hp tank unless its adjustable.
LP tanks will work fine with this marker, however if you ever need to use your LP tank on another marker you might run into not enough PSI problems( even if the marker it "low pressure".

BTW alias timmys need to be broken it, and the reg should be disassembled and re lubed.
   

borntolose1319 Monday, February 28th, 2005 | 2:34 pm PST
Suck
   

borntolose1319 Saturday, March 5th, 2005 | 4:58 pm PST
with a name like 1 sexy sir that sounds more like your hitting on me than insulting me
   

allstarpainter Monday, March 28th, 2005 | 11:11 am PST
the Alias Intimidator is recommended to be ran at 500psi, which is closest to 450psi (a low pressure tank output) 800psi (high pressure tanks) but both will work. But if you go LP then definatley get a crossifre to prevent shootdown ; )
Last edited on Monday, April 25th, 2005 at 5:43 pm PST
   

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