-A-5 w/ 16" all american, red dot, CMI remote.
-98 custom w/ 14" all american, tippmann expansion chamber.
-Sl68-II w/14" J&J's Full tilt ceramic.
Well i've only used this remote a couple times but it has never failed me and has done what it claims to do. It increases your gas efficiency and it takes the weight of you tank from the gun to a harness. It is very durable and flexible, long enough for you to meneuver wherever.
I give it a 9 because nothing is perfect and that is what makes paintball the way it is. if it was perfect then it would not be nearly as challenging and therefor not as fun.
Impulse w / Vision
14" Evil Driver Barrel
Lightens your gun instantly!
A remote probably the best upgrade you can get for the money ($20 on eBay shipped) for any gun. And you might as well make it a micro-coil too because it's thinner and takes up less space. I don't know why more people don't use a remote because it makes it easier to run to the next bunker, snap shoot, and just plain hit the enemy. A lighter gun means that much more speed. That extra speed will help you get more hits and lessen your chance of getting hit yourself.
I've used this remote in my last 2 outings and it has worked great. I don't even notice the hose while I'm playing which is a good thing.
As far as durability goes, I don't see any reason why it won't last a long time even if the hose is thinner than a standard hose.
I highly recommend getting a remote and you might as well make it a micro-coil. But any remote will do just fine because it will lighten up your gun which will help when you run and when you want to point and aim your gun quickly.