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Number of Reviews: 4
Average Rating: 7.8 / 10
Manufacturer Website: Click here
Suggested Retail Price: $8

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A mini-paint grenade that you can fit 3 in a 140rd tube.
Product Availability 
The Atomic Ordnance Pod Rocket Grenades are older, so while they may be available used and in a few cases new, they are not commonly available anymore.
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Phathed Friday, March 11th, 2005
Period of
Product Use:
Only tested13 of 16 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
2 years
Similar
Products Used:
Squad buster.............urm stupid cough cough
Marker Setup: 98 custom
14in.J&J ceramic barrel
Inline expansion chamber
viewloader quantum (i'm lookin for a new 1)
Jt Slammer pack
Pure Energy 20oz tank
Strengths: See review
Weaknesses: None
Review: The Atomic ordnance Pod rockets are awesome. They have a huge marking radius, U can fit 3 in a 140 pod, very bright paint . When i was at my friends house, i threw one of these, and there was snow on the ground and it was like 20* outside, threw it, BAM it went off, there was green paint everywhere. Man these things are insanely awesome i can't get over how well the worked. This has a better marking radius than the squad buster and is a lot cooler. I'm going to buy these for now on, they totaly kill the squad buster in every way.
Conclusion: BUY BUY BUY BUY these gernades are awesome!
Rating:
10 out of 10Last edited on Monday, May 2nd, 2005 at 6:54 am PST
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chugalug Thursday, March 10th, 2005
Period of
Product Use:
3 months4 of 4 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
2 years
Similar
Products Used:
Tippmann Squadbuster ( HORRIBLE )
Marker Setup: Tippmann M98C
J&J Ceramic barrel
Pure Energy tank
Empire reloader hopper
Era tactical stock
Viewloader Attitubes ball hauler
Tippmann Inline Expansion Chamber
Strengths: Always goes off
Bright paint
Easy
3 fit in a 140 pod
Big marking radius
Weaknesses: None
Review: These grenades, for their size, rock! Not only do they spray paint really far every time, but you can stick 3 of them in one of your 140 round pods. They are relatively cheap, considering you buy them in packs of three.
I went out to play some woodsball with my friends, and 2 of them were behind a huge tree, so I took one out to get ready to throw it, and kept it in my left hand in between the grip on my Tippmann. Just as I was about to throw it, they peeked out from behind the tree and we went back and forth for about 3 minutes before I decided that enough is enough. So, I looked down at my hand, and to my surprise, I saw that I was apparently squeezing it to hard, so some of the paint was leeking out. So I just went and threw it. Even with a lot of the paint leaking out in my hand, it still spun really well, and chucked a ton of paint. Even though they are smaller and less expensive than the Squad Busters, they are WAY better.
Conclusion: BUY!!! If you woodsball, these are something that must be a part of your arsenal.
Rating:
10 out of 10
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rooster1 Thursday, April 6th, 2006
Period of
Product Use:
6 months4 of 9 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
More than 5 years
Similar
Products Used:
Tippmann Squadbusters, better than these, and Atomic Ordnance Big Boys, better than these.
Marker Setup: '95 Automag, bone stock, '03 Autococker, bone stock
Strengths: Small to fit three in a 140 round pod.
Weaknesses: 50-75% pre-mature failure rate. Fill is not thick.
Review: These are a good idea for someone wanting an occasional grenade in a convenient storage place. These babys fit 3 in a 140rd pod perfectly. However, in my opinion, that is where their convenience ends.

These are a black rubber tube with one end glued shut. The other end has a BB, much like the Tippmanns, and also a strong white plastic clip that pinches the tube and the BB.

EDIT START EDIT 8-23-06 My team and I ordered the scenario pack from Atomic Ordnance. We were pleased with all products except for these pod rockets. We had 5 packs of these rockets, 3 to each pack. I'd say most of my team had a 50-75% failure rate with the rockets. They simply went off in our hands before we could throw them right after pulling the white tab. A few times we took out other teammates as well near us in addition to ourselves. I was quite annoying and embarrassing. We will never order the pod rockets again!

That being said, the owner of Atomic Ordnance did replace all my grenades when I called him. He also said they were re-working the pod rocket, which means they are concerened about the performance of their products and improving them. GREAT guy and company.)EDIT END EDIT


Personally I feel these grenades have too much pressure behind them that they will go off before they are thrown. The fill is thinner too, I much prefer the Tippmann fill. (see my Big Boy grenade review for more on this)

I would rather have one Tippmann Squadbuster or an Atomic Big Boy than three of these pod rockets.
Conclusion: The Pod Rockets ARE NOT worth your money.
Rating:
4 out of 10Last edited on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006 at 12:37 pm PST
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Howlin' Mad Monday, May 30th, 2005
Period of
Product Use:
Only tested2 of 3 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
6 months
Similar
Products Used:
Tippmann Squadbuster(Not as good)
Little Bettys(Much Better)
Marker Setup: Tippmann 98 Custom
14in Barrel
Expansion Chamber
Adco Hot Shot
Response Trigger
Custom Paint job
Pure energy coiled remote
Strengths: -Easy to carry
-Always Work
-Spray tons of paint
Weaknesses: -Very short range
-Very light weight
Review: These arent bad grenades as the work all the time, but they are too light weight. The first time I went to throw one it got blown away in a gust of wind. The second attempt worked fine at a very close range to another bunker. You can fit 3 in a 140 round pod easily. Also now the grenades are coming without pins but a blue plastic saftey clip instead. With this new addtion you must pinch the neck before removing the clip.
Conclusion: All-in-all these are good grenades,just not for long distance throws.
Rating:
7 out of 10
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