ETEK Ego FAQ
Well since there's a FAQ on the regular Egos, the ETEK needs one since im sure we'll be seeing more owners in the upcomming months or others who are intrested.feel free to add any other Q and A's.
Q. How Much Does the ETEK Ego Weigh?
Q. How Many Shots Can I Expect Out Of My ETEK?
Q. What Other Firing Modes Does The ETEK Have Besides Semi?
A. Semi Uncapped, Semi Capped, Ramping - Includes A Tourney Lock
GREEN = LOCK ON
RED = LOCK OFF
Q. Can I Use QEVs In My ETEK?
A. No.The ETEK cannot accept any 05 or 06 QEVs.
Q. What Is The ETEK's Operating Pressure?
Q. Do 06 Triggers Work On The ETEK?
A. Yes! Early speculations ensured that it did not along with it being stated on the Eclipse site, but after some handy work from Josh376 over on PBN, he swapped triggers on the Etek and 06 Ego
Q.What Changes Have Been Made?
2. Rammer Housing
3. No QEVs
4. New Milling
5. New Bolt
6. No LCD
Q. What Parts CAN Be Interchanged?
1.Barrel (Cocker Threads)
4. CCU Kits
6. LPR Internals
7. ASA/Dovetail Mount
Q. What Parts CANNOT Be Interchanged?
3. Front Reg Mounts
5. Rammer and Housing
Q. How Does The E*Tek Compare To A PM6?
How To Reassemble Bolt:
Q. What Bore Size Is The Stock Barrel?
Q. How Does The E*Tek Compare To A PM6?
A. http://www.pbreview.com/forums/showthread.php?t=376269 By Volcom
Your work? If not please give credit where it is due.
Crede- referring to if the FAQ was taken from somewhere and pasted.
Here is an upgrade list for the E-Tek.
BOLTS & BOLT PINS
A+ Plus Anodizing Bolt
Eclipse D.A.R.T. Bolt
NDZ Pro Delrin Bolt
A+ Anodizing Ultralite Bolt Pin
NDZ Delrin Bolt Pin
New Designz Pro Lock Feedneck
Hybrid K2 Hedlock Feedneck
Redz Cam-Lock Feedneck
Eclipse Colored Grips
Hybrid Camo Desert Grips
Hybrid Camo Jungle Grips
Hybrid Camo Snow Grips
Hybrid Gen. 6 Lady Grips
Hybrid L2 Grips
Hybrid Gen. 6 Hitman Grips
Hybrid Gen. 6 Grips
Eclipse Replacement Detents
Kila Instinct Magnetic Detents
Stars & Stripes Eye Covers
COLOR CONTRAST KITS
Black Gloss CCU Kit
Black Dust CCU Kit
Platinum Gloss CCU Kit
Platinum Dust CCU Kit
Gold Gloss CCU Kit
Red Gloss CCU Kit
Red Dust CCU Kit
Blue Gloss CCU Kit
Blue Dust CCU Kit
Pink Gloss CCU Kit
Green Dust CCU Kit
Purple Gloss CCU Kit
White Gloss CCU Kit
ADJUSTABLE RAM CAPS
Hybrid Ram Cap
New Designz Ram Cap
Critical Boost Ram Cap
For other upgrades such as barrels and regulators, check the following sites.
So its LP operating?
In so much as it's operating pressure is below 300psi, where low pressure is traditionally considered to start, then yes, it would be considered a low pressure marker.
Q:Where is the Serial Number Located?A:Under the battery inside the Frame
well i didnt want to start a new thread, so ill post here.
how is it compared to an 06 ego? in every way?
I own a etek and I have tested the 06 ego's. The only difference I find is the 06 ego has a higher bps rate with the stock board (doesn't matter cause only 15 bps is allowed in most tournys). Some internal differences are that the etek doesn't have a qev (don't matter this thing still shoots ropes), and it has a led screen not a lcd screen like the ego. I think the only reason people think lcd screens are better is because it alot faster to see and easyer to see what mode your in or what your customizing etc. Instead of trying to remeber the colors for your led screen. But also I have seen a guy who had a gun (can't remeber which one) and it had a lcd screen on it. The guy got shot in the lcd screen and then the screen went all blurrie and was junk. But there is a 1 in 1000 chance you would be hit there. So it doesn't matter to me which one. Hope this kind of helps. Oh also the etek is cheaper by about 200-300$.
Question: should I use my gun oil on my cure bolt?
I think that would be fine
Just lubricate the o-rings. No need to oil the bolt itself.
Thanks Uziel...and I couldn't find this answer for my question; I did a search in this thread and couldn't find it:
Now I know when lubricating the lpr and frm you need to use vaseline. How about the rammer housing? I've been mainly using my eclipse oil on the orings and on the rammer. Is this ok to? I haven't touched the solenoid yet so should I clean that before and after I use my E*Tek? Thanks for your help guys...
I wouldn't work on the solenoid unless you feel you need to. If you do, use Dow33. The oil supplied with the marker is the correct lubricant for the rammer.
.689 bore? you sure? I thought it was .693
Edit - I called PE. Barrel bore size is .693.
i have a ? i was told that the etek really only maxes out at 15 a second i havent shot one or havent seen one shoot i was told this by the pro at my pro shop prob stupid ? but owell just askin
etek is capped at 15 bps
If you are asking if 15bps is the absolute limit of the Eteks cycle rate, then no, it isn't. It may not cycle as fast as a normal Ego, but it will certainly cycle more than 15 times a second.
does the stock board use the laser sensor thing to detect trigger pulls or does it use a micro-switch?
Microswitch on a stock Etek board, Optiswitch on the '05, '06 and Maniac Ego board, microswitch and optiswitch on the '07 Ego board - you decide which of the two switches to use.
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