Unquestionably the most technically advanced perecision-machined barrel system ever designed. Every back half in the set is measured three times for accuracy and engineered to greatly increse the performance of your marker and game. This powerful combination, combined with our exclusive ceramic coating, promotes reduced friction and increases the accuracy level of your gun tremendously.
The top of the line Edge System to make you the ELITE player. You'll be able to shoot every brand of paint on the market with complete accuracy. With 5 control bores (.682, .685, .688, .691, .693) and five length tips of your choice; 8", 10", 12", 14", and 16".
The J&J Performance Edge Elite Barrel Kit is newer, so it should be commonly available, both new and used.
'04 WGP Autococker VF
Orracle Tickler LPR
Custom Products Stubby HPR
CCM Lexan back block
Slik Edge III Nylatron Bolt
45/3000psi PMI Steelie
Shoot thru breaks
Could come with another back or two.
Sounds terrible when assembling the 2 pieces.
Well, I recently got this kit in the mail a few days ago, and the only thing I can say is... WHOA! With ball on ball accuracy, my cocker shoots ropes with ease! I really was suprised with how accurate this thing was considering how little I had to pay for a brand new kit! The barrel to ball match was near perfect, and the accuracy was better than my boomstick!
Any cocker owner... hell, any marker owner should get one of these kits. It improves your accuracy a ton by keeping the ball to barrel match as close as possible.
I was also truely amazed by how light and quiet these things are! It felt lighter than my 12" J&J Ceramic 1 piece, which is saying a lot! With my new MP-4 RAM installed, this thing is whisper quiet @ 25', which is perfect when you want to lay low.
Another nice feature was the 3 tips they included. Personally, I like using a 10" on my cocker, but the versitility of having a 12" and 14" tip was nice also. The last time I was out at the local field, my friend had an awful time matching his nelsplats to his stock DP Fusion barrel. it just so happened, I didn't need the "back" that would fit the nelsplats as they're slightly bigger than my ekg's, so I took the back, threw the 14" tip on it, and BAM... had another barrel. :)
I'd recommend this kit to anyone. Some people may not like the finish as it's flat ceramic black, but if you're more concerned about flash than functionality, buy an Evil Pipe kit. Honestly, I hate giving things a rating of 10, but there isn't any downfalls that I've found yet. It seems like a very high quality kit. No disappointments unless you're looking to color match your marker
Any, its a kit preferably round ones though... squares dont work....
Kinda hard for me to unscrew, o-ring seems a little big
I purchased this kit about 8 months ago and let me just say it is very awsome.
The barrel is versatile because , duh its a kit.
Its very quiet do to the etensive amount of porting on the last half of it
The kit performs just a well as the barrels uch more expensive then it and it beats the freak because not only s it cheaper, you have no fragile inserts to deal with.
The only bad things i have been able to find for it is that when i realy crank down to tighten he barrel the oring on it seems to keep it locked up pretty tight, i usually have to wait a while to unscrew it.
Besides that i guess some people will be a little disspointed that it only comes in a black dust.
This is the best barrel i have ever used.it does exactly what it is supposed to. The only way this thing will miss is with your help. While i normally dont give tens this thing is closer to a ten then a nine so ill give it a 10
Tippman 98 pro act, 68/45, J&J Edge, Ricochet2k
Spyder SE, 12oz co2, Freak kit, Extreme Rage hopper
The kit has ample bores and tips and comes with a good case.
They scratch easier than I would like, but that is to be expected with ceramic.
I am very pleased with the performance of this barrel kit. I was able to pick it up for 100 dollars, which is below any true competition that I know of. These barrels are even lighter than I expected and clear paint after a break within a few shots. The included carry case holds my 5 backs and 3 fronts quite nicely...a wonderful bonus.
I couldn't recommend this kit any higher. It is high quality and offered at a price that I couldn't ignore.
10 out of 10
Last edited on Sunday, June 19th, 2011 at 11:50 am PST
Blue Diable Wrath
J&J Edge Elite Kit (Blue)
ACP Delrin Bolt & Pin
FBM Stiletto Drop w/ System X On/Off
Blue or Black Macroline (depends on which one I put in)
Eggy w/ Y Board
Nitro Duck X-Stream 90/4500
System X Vengance 2.0 Cocker
J&J Edge Elite Kit
Eggy w/ Y Board
Nitro Duck X-Stream 90/4500
any will do, thats the nice part of having a kit
Comes w/ 3 Tips
At the time that I originally purchased this I had owned a full freak kit for a year and the only reason that I bought it was because the color matched my primary marker, after using the kit for my games during that weekend I sold my freak kit immediatly when I got home. This is by far quieter and more accurate than the freak kit, using my cocker i can throw ball on ball from 60-70 ft, also in the unfortunate event that you have a barrel break you dont need to take the barrel off the gun to squegee it because there are no inserts to bend, but the biggest thing is that the kit is incredibly inexpensive, especially if you get it right from the J&J reps at an event :) When you factor that into the equation along with the fact that you get to pick which 3 lengths you want for you tips and the color of them (at least they let me when i bought it directly from the rep) there is no good reason why you shouldn't buy this marker.
This is a barrel kit that everyone should own, do research on other sites (pbnation) and you will see that J&J is a very respected maker of high quality products. Very few items actually deserve to be rated a 10 considering that almost any product has at least one negative feature, but up til this point I have yet to find any, or anyone that can prove to me that there is one.
Crossfire 3000 psi tank
J&J elite edge barrell kit
Tech T Squishy paddles
Shocktech relocator bar
Rufus Dawg Double trigger
Takes any paint
Made by J&J
Sometimes breaks paint but you can shoot through it
The edge kit is the best burn for your buck barrel kit on the market it is a very accurate well constructed barrel the honing is fantastic. the only problem I had was barrel breaks and I shot through them in one shot it uses any kind of paint and works well I love this barrel kit I think it is the best on the market.
It is a good product for the price. Works very well for the A-5. it is a solid must buy barrell for the gun
spyder pilot '05 ACS
J&J elite barrel kit
spyder trinity feedneck
spyder virtue board
upgrade spyder volumizer (ok it might not help much but it looks awesome
trinity sticky grip
Spyder fasta 9V led hopper
trinity clamping feeder
madman spring kit
ACS delrin bolt
20oz co2 with anti syphon
smartparts .689 bore 14 in barrel
also have a spyder tlx with trigger spring, volumizer, vertical clamp upgrades, empire reloader or the BEST grav hopper ever, the tacmo arc
also have the j&j barrel kit and spare spartparts barrel for that too (its the wifes)
laser dot sight
madman spring kit - 6 piece
any really that have good seems and low of any dimples, i use fluid monsoon, great stuff
variety, accuracy, adaptability, velocity, quiet, J&J rock
Some may not like the matt black, change the orings no .689 bore size
ok so I tried this out on my own paintball practice field, I used my laser sight lined up to se how accurate it was. I shot about 50 balls from around 60-70 yards, the grouping was awesome, 4 inches apart if that There is just about every barrel attachment plus 3 lengths of the main barrel, I tend to go with the middle size (10-12inch??) works great for me. It doesnt have a .689 which is no biggy cos if I have issues with any paint swelling or happen to have a differnt paint that works better with 689 I just use the smartparts barrel (can evern store it in the j&j kit bag of you put 2 of the small add on j&j bore sizes in one slot. The most amazing thing is I picked this up onlie google it cos im not supposed to give link, but google it and in the search put J&J elite kit $88
Very accurate barrel with the right paint which as everyone knows, is very important. but bore sizes are no longer an issue.
can pretty much shoot any decent paint, even the crap stuff (but the crap stuff still sucks). Velocity DEFINATELY improves if you use the right bore paint for the barrel . But remember even if it fits fine one day, it may not a week later with the same paint , recommend checking the barrle to bore test (blow a ball hout to see ifit fints good)depending how you store it (the paint)
It is curious how the pic shows colored adaptors, but mine are all black........doesnt bother me, its sexier that way.
if you have something like a kingman spyder it WILL improve your game
some complain about the screw noice, but just screw slowly, its fine that way.
I would like to add, the orings arent very good, I havet had it "shake apart" like one or 2 have, bu t when i changed out the orings, was MUCH better, nice and tight
very highly recommended
its an awesome barrel set, very accurate once you get the right combo. I shot a thousand balls with no breaks or sways, Also I love the fact you dont have to take off the whole barrel 2 piece to change out a longer or shorter barrel (the j&j kit comes with 3 barrels,and 5 bore adaptors)
bore size adaptors are .682.684, .688.691, .693 (NEVER come across a time when I needed .689 instead of 693
this barrel set is a fraction of the cost of some, and very accurate and great. I recently changed out my velocity springs using a madman set of springs. definately better velocity, and no swayed balls
for $88, its a darn steal.
seriously check out this set and search the net for great deals, got mine for $88
10 out of 10
Last edited on Thursday, June 18th, 2009 at 10:42 pm PST
doesn't matter that's why you have a two piece barrel so you can match it to whatever paint you have.
Its a two piece barrel
It can shake appart.
I purchased this barrel system for my new evil Minion 07. First off let me say I bought it from A-1 paintball.com. don't go there. there website said it would come with a 10 12 and 14 inch front and instead i got a 10 14 and 16 inch front. When i called about them they said that they were sorry but they could only send what the manufacturer had for them in stock. I would have been more understanding had they had a disclaimer on the sight saying subject to availablity or sizes could vary but they didn't. She then proceeded to tell me that they would offer me a 10% discount on a 12 inch barrel if i wanted one. Now that would simply have defeated the purpose of buying a two piece barrel to just get a 12 inch one piece barrel for the length.
Now the barrel itself is like all J&J barrels a GREAT barrel. The only downside is that it does not come with an o-ring so every once in a while you should check it to make sure it hasn't shaken loose. But even with that slight weakness this is still a great barrel. The ability to match paint to the back is invaluable and should you ever by some mishap break a ball it WILL shoot clean with just a few shots. Now if only i could find the front i want without having to pay $30 for it.
Though not perfect for the price it's well worth the money.
9 out of 10
Last edited on Friday, January 23rd, 2009 at 4:04 pm PST
*Coming soon: T-Stock, Red dot sight(High quality, not a cheapo one.)
Any kind. With 5 backs you dont need to be choosy.
Its adjustability is huge. 5 backs and 3 tips is nothing to sneeze at.
I bought this barrel at the pro shop yada yada yada came home grabbed some paint and some 12 grams, went out to the forest yada yada, on to the review.
When I see a tree. I hit a tree. End of story. Before, the stock barrel had some issues with roll-outs, etc. I was going to have to buy some ball detents. Not anymore. This thing has 5 YES 5 Backs, which can almost perfectly match ANY paintball. It adjusts from 12, 14 or 16 inches. Great porting.
A down side.
The finish scratches easy. There are huge marks where my pump has scraped over the barrel (to be expected)
This isnt a huge weakness, and is no reason not to buy the barrel.
**QUIET** THIS THING IS SO F*CKING QUIET!! MY BUDDY 20 FEET AWAY CAN BARLEY EVEN HEAR IT.
J&J Edge Barrel Kit
Trinity clamping feed neck
Empire Reloader 12V
Crossfire 47/3000 tank
Anything that is good quality. That means no China ball and no old paint. As for bore sizes it doesn't matter, that's the whole reason you buy a barrel kit in the first place!
Self cleans well
Ceramic finish scratches easily
------ BACKGROUND :
After purchasing my Proto SLG I was already looking to get a new barrel. The stock barrel is a pretty large bore and it reduced my choices for paint. I was having some problems with accuracy and I knew it wasn't the gun that was the problem, it was the paint to bore match.
So I did some research. I already owned a J&J Ceramic for my Spyder Xtra and it was a great barrel. I hadn't played paintball for years though before buying my SLG and I knew the market had to have changed a lot. But in terms of barrels, not much is different. Dye and Smart Parts still make the same overpriced, flashy barrel kits. And J&J still makes excellent barrels that may not be so flashy but perform superbly for a fraction of the cost.
------- FIRST IMPRESSIONS:
So I bought the J&J Edge kit online for $70 (no local stores carry J&J, I checked around first!). My kit came with 5 control bores and two tips, a 10" and a 14". I immediately got to playing around with the barrel kit.
J&J has done it again! Excellent build quality, a very lightweight barrel and at a great price. The kit includes o-rings to ensure a tight fit. I'd recommend using them as a few shots from my SLG made the barrel back a little lose. Using the o-rings keeps it secure. The barrels have an excellent mirror internal finish. Trying out some cheap paint on my own yielded great results once I found the right bore size. After shooting a hopper of paint I checked the inside of the barrel and there was a small amount of oil but nothing serious A quick squeegie through the barrel and it was good as new.
----- FIELD DAY:
First day of playing with the Edge Kit was very enjoyable in the end. I started off using field paint (Bonus Balls...blech) and the accuracy was as good as can be with cheap, dimply, crappy paint. I had good range and minimal curving. I bought a case of WPN Toxic off some other guys and my accuracy jumped tenfold. Range exceeding 100', tight spread and NO curving. I was very impressed.
Being so used to the mechanical safety of the Spyder Xtra, I hadn't gotten fully used to turning the SLG off when I didn't want to fire. With the barrel sock on, I managed to bump the trigger and fire a paintball in to the sock, which broke and oozed all over the barrel. I cleaned off the outside of the barrel tip with my jersey and dry fired a couple shots and it was almost good as new. A squeegie run through and that awesome mirror finish was back. Self cleaning heaven!
----- OTHER THOUGHTS:
This barrel is great but a couple negative things stood out. The ceramic finish shows small scratches pretty easily. I can run my fingernail down the barrel and it will show a scratch. The scratches go away with some microfiber cloth but it's a little unsightly. And, like other J&J barrels, there's no flashy oogly designs. That might bother some people but I could care less. It's an understated, awesome barrel. It's not the same black color as my black SLG but it blends in well enough. Shoots on rails though and that's what I want in a barrel.
Barrel kits are a great piece of equipment to have. They let you find the best bore match for virtually any paintball, and the J&J Edge kit with its five bore sizes does a great job. It's less than half the price of a Freak Jr. kit and it doesn't use crappy inserts. It's great at self cleaning and it's light weight. What more could you want in a barrel system?
The bag that came with the kit has extra room to hold my two 14" Spyder barrels as well which is pretty cool. You also get two or three tips which means you essentially have two or three barrels at once should you decide to lend a barrel to a friend.
If you're looking for a functional barrel system for a great price, then you owe it to yourself to check out the J&J Edge kit. Trust me and the other reviewers here, you're getting a whole lot for your money. In a sport where so much of the equipment is grossly overpriced, it's nice to see a company make something that works well AND is priced well.
9 out of 10
Last edited on Tuesday, August 12th, 2008 at 11:42 pm PST
Very Accurate, Cleans through breaks if you get any. Matte finish.
Scratches easier than most barrels.
I've had this Kit for around 4 years. They have updated the kit to have non tapered fronts and also have added 2 new backs. (.679-.676). I dont have the new backs but the paint I have been getting is around .685-.682 so i dont necesarily need them. I purchased and 8"front and the apex adapter from J&J directly and mounted a apex tip on it. Let me tell you this is a wicked set up. Its a relatively small setup but I loose no distance with the apex tip. Accuracy doesnt seem to be effected by the apex tip as well. I cant give any distances and and shot on shot examples but in my experience i've outshot all sorts of other players using much more expensive guns and setups, including other barrel systems. For the most part whereever I aim my marker a paintball goes pretty much where I aim. I have no complaints with this barrel kit.
I would highly recomend this to anyone with a mil sim setup, speedball as well but it might not "match" your spacegun. Bascically with my A-5 shooting the way it does I have zero intention of buying any type of electronic crap thats out there now. I can run with them all day long and hold my own. Spray and pray is for people who cant aim.
10 out of 10
Last edited on Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 10:48 am PST