The Freak Barrel is designed to fit any paint. There are eight different full length inserts for the back of the barrel to accommodate virtually any bore size paint. You can purchase the whole kit (Freak Deluxe Barrel Kit), or you can purchase the inserts individually. You can also choose from 4 different lengths, and assorted colored fronts. Splash colors will be available in Winter 2000. The barrel comes with one insert. Standard bore sizes are listed below:
Archon Power-balls pearl series is the best paint I've shot and haven't ever broken a ball (shot like 20 cases but it got too expensive)
Archon Pro-balls hardly ever chop balls
nelson anarchy and zap chronic are the same
those are the paint that I've had the best luck with
Two pieces so no one gets killed in firefights
Takes a sec to take off front
I got this barrel with my A-5. worked great but everyone was talking about how great the flatline was so i got one and it sucked. this thing kicks the heck out of any flatline. I hardly every break balls. with the flatty i was chopping every other ball after the first 20 shots. it also shot more accurately than the empire barrel but that was still a pretty good barrel
great barrel for a medium or light rifleman or someone who plays agressively its got enough range for me but I'm no sniper
PM6, freak barrel, orange bolt, hybrid grips, pulse hopper, and a 68/4500 PMI Tank.
Any paint that is worth over forty bucks except evil. Evil paint is bad stuff.
Accuracy, efficiency, and range.
I've been using freak barrels and I've been seeing freak barrels being used and there is no barrel like them.
1. The inserts are really helpful in assisting in accuracy and range and the right size insert provides better air efficiency too.
2. The barrel doesn't pop a lot balls. A couple every now and then but rarely.
3. The accuracy is the best.
4. The range it provides is awesome.
5. It is light-ish. A little on the heavy side, but it doesn't bother me.
6. The looks are great.
7. The front peice fits the back peice and insert perfectly.
1. Its price is a little high. And the insert kit isn't cheap either.
The barrel is well worth the price it has. And it is one of the most accurate barrels on the market. I'll give it a ten without event thinking about it.
I'm a barrel freak, Ive tried 30 or so different ones
stock 06 Interceptor, use a freak kit if paint doesn't fit stock(but good!) barrel.
Any but good paint=good accuracy
Lots of sizes, can change length
Theres more than just one barrel to keep track of(inserts, ends, fronts)
First thing, this isn't the most accurate barrel out there, I wont say that. But, it is accurate enough not to complain about it. I can put ball on-top of ball out to the point that my balls are dropping a good bit. I have different size fronts(I use the All American fronts) and notice little difference in performance between them. I like the modular build, as I have recked my front in a crash once or twice. Its allot cheaper to get one front than a whole new high-end single piece barrel. Now, advice on the Freak and its accuracy: Put alittle maker lube on the O-ring where the two barrel ends come together. I find if you tighten the two all the way, then back them off 1/4 turn, then re-tighten, the two halves go together more accurately. What happens is if the O-ring gives kind of a tight fit, it snags and thins on one side. You can tell when this happens by looking down the barrel opposite gun end. That direction you can see where the two halves join, and if it isn't perfect(even all the way around is what your looking for) your accuracy will be por.
With more than most barrel insert sizes and higher end accuracy, if put together carefully, I am giving the freak kit a 9.
Ion-Red SP body kit
Cp Shorty reg
dye mini drop
cp asa with on/off
Cp Rake Trigger (soon violent products Schythe)
48/3000 carbon fiber tank
This is my favorite barrel/barrel kit! I have tried soo many different barrels and this one gets the job done. This barrel kit is elite to all others. The 9 bore sizes help increase acurracy dramatically. This is the most accurate barrel i have ever used. i will never settle for any barrel other than a Freak kit. the only weakness this amazing barrel has is the price $140! This is a bit much but i feel it is pretty low to have the best barrel on the market.
I reccomend you get this barrel. I dont care what gun you have if you want accuracy its here. get the freak so u can get ur freak on!
dye UL and boomstick nothing else reall comes close
2004 BKO, custom products no rise feed neck, phsyco ballistics on/off drop forward, macroline kit, stainless steel freak barrel, 68/45 fiber wraped pure energy tank, dye rino cover, halo B hopper with rip drive, Jt proteus
Back up gun
Spyder E-99 shocktech trigger, shoctech antichop bolt, freak JR
then same hopper and tank as the BKO
the paintballs dont really matter aslong as you have multiple inserts
most accurate barrel on the market!!! cheaper than the UL or Boomstick. Looks pretty sweet
They are heavyer than the Dye barrels.
If you have the money, than get one. you wont be sorry. The are extremely acurrate and look pretty sweet (especially if you get the stainless steel back) The freak barrels are cheaper than dye barrels because you dont have to by multiple backs. all you have to doo is by isnerts which cost about 40 dollars less.
Freaks are good barrels to get if you have the money. they ar extremely light.
-Cleaning Out the Barrel
-inserts are weak if you don't have Stainless Steel Ones
I've been using the Freak for a couple months now and I like it. Easy to change out the inserts and its pretty accurate. My only concern with the barrel system is that it is easy to damage the Freak Inserts. It's also a little difficult to clean, but I don't break alot of paint so I could care less. I picked my Freak Kit up for about 90 bucks with a shocker back, and the Ion back came with my Nerve.
If you can find a Freak kit for 80-90 bucks I would say go for it, just be careful if you are using the colored aluminum inserts as they seem to be really weak. I'd recommend using the Stainless Steel inserts because they are alot stronger.
The accuracy of this review is disputed. Please see discussion on the comments page.
Period of Product Use:
Less than a month
Similar Products Used:
all-american= piece of crap
red 06 shocker
68/45 Crossfire HP tank
red Empire Reloader B2
high efficiency bolt
I like Chronics or X-ball, but with all the different size inserts anything can be used
Light, all the different bore size inserts
Little bit pricey
I went out to teh field and from the 1st match i noticed the very much increased accuracy, now my shocker compares to my friends Ego in accuracy=). I was actually able to SNIPE someone on the other side of the field this barrel is so accurate. I used the .691 bore size all day not breaks in the barrel or anything.
the best thing is u dont need to buy the whole insert kit i do just fine with .689-.695
best barrel on the market hands down besides the Eclipse Shaft
Smart Parts Ion modified to feed from bottom of the gun. (-:
Empire barrel kit
Hand customized single finger trigger with single trigger guard
Apex Barrel (haven't used it yet)
JT Pro Flex 7
Something very hard so you can get an accurate tight fit without breaking on the hard front edge.
If you have multiple guns,
You only need one insert kit for all your guns.
Breaks paint with a good fit.
Innaccurate with any fit.
I was shooting Empire Engage in a 10" pattern with my Empire-7 .687 back I switched to a freak .689 larger insert and the first ball broke. I cleaned the freak out and couldn't hit a 3 foot pattern at the same range. The Freak just dosn't have any real advantages unless you have many guns. It seems nice that they have an insert in any size, but if you get a tight fit you break. So it won't do you any real good. With the junior you get three large sizes so you can't use medium or small paint anyways.
If you have at least three guns-get a lucky kit because it has inserts very different from a freak and if its bad it's probably not as bad as a freak and it has 14 inch insert/tips. I haven't used it yet but I want to.
If you have one gun go with the Empire 7 Piece kit or the Evil Pipe
DON'T GET THE J&J EDGE.
5 out of 10
Last edited on Monday, March 26th, 2007 at 10:14 am PST
14" freak barrel with St!ffi tip
88ci 5000psi pure energy
I love this barrel i have a PMR and i hate the stock barrel i did not find the stock barrel very accurate at all (not good because im a back). So i bought a 16" blue freak with the bore master kit. When i put it on my marker it looked awsum. So i took it down to the field gased up my marker got a hopper of Dxs Frostbite paintballs and just let rip. there was this little pole in the middle of the range and i was consistently put balls onto it. It was very accurate on the range so i took it out on to the field. My friend had told me that because it was a 16" it would be hard to move around bunkers but i didn't find that all. i found that this was a very very accurate barrel out on the range and the field.
Today because i had some air and paint left that i wanted to use up i shot a pillow in the garden and after about 150 paintballs it had shot straight through because all the balls were landing in exactly the same place every time.
I found that the bore changing was very good because no matter what paint you have it will always fit.
EDIT: ive just got the St!ffi tip for it and the weight difference is massive. There is a small change in accuracy (for the better). I love the St!ffi though but the barrel is good with out it.
All in all a very good barrel.
Very accurate over all ranges.
Good bore changing.
10 out of 10
Last edited on Wednesday, June 20th, 2007 at 11:20 pm PST
CP 1 piece classic (16in)
CP PRO barrel
Smart Parts Progressive (14in)
Smart Parts Freak kit/All american 14
Spyder T-LX (yes i have a spyder)
CP 16 in barrel, regulator, microline
Trinity T Lock
SP s-rail and drop
XBALL (Broze or Gold)
Bore Change(see inserts)
Compatible w/ ALL AMERICAN
I got this for my Cocker when I was sick of my stock barrel. Originally I bought an ALL American 2 piece. COCKER OWNERS, Do NOT GET AN All American BACK as the bore is huge and when the ball is pushed into the barrel, it will roll forward and make your accuracy drop like a rock. I would have been more accurate throwing paint. Such a waste of $$$$. Now to the freak.
Accuracy: this is because of the inserts. Changing the bore allows you to get a better paint to bore match. This equals better accuracy and a straighter shot. Dunno why it just does.
Compatibility: After the disastrous time with my All American, I bought a Freak kit and have decided that it was the best upgrade for my marker. The All American tip will work with the Freak back so I now have two tips.
2 Piece: This goes with a lot of things but If I break paint, I Can just unscrew the tip and scrape all the paint out rather than pushing it towards the bolt and causing more breaks. Also, with both my Freak and All American tip, I have two lengths to chose from.
NOISE: Before, with my stock barrel, you could distinctly hear the sound of my cocker from the other side of the field. Now, using a freak with either tip, (I prefer the All American) my marker is soo much quieter I can hear paint whizz away from me as I shoot. Its great as Its a little harder for people to locate me if I am hiding.
Inserts: The inserts are a great idea as they let you change you bore size to match the paint. Rather than having multiple backs, you just have the inserts which are really Light. They are also super delicate so, if you drop one and someone steps on it, you can pretty much kiss is goodbye as it will turn into a piece of bent metal. I'd suggest getting the stainless steel set of inserts and Back if you have the money.
I used to pray to the paintball gods before to get a good batch of paint but now I just get what I get and swap out the insert and have a straight shooting marker. For those who only got one insert, get the bore kit in stainless steel as they are a bit more durable and wont wear out as fast. I have 3 backs to share between my cocker, spyder, and my dads Impulse (he makes more money than I do). :-P A 10 of 10 as it does exactly what it should, shoot the paint straight.