AIM 6-piece barrel kit (on my autococker)
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Planet Eclipse QEV
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Custom Products 2-piece barrel (.693, 12'')
- Very accurate
- Can get only the bore sizes you want
- Well made
- None really
Very accurate - Need I say more?
Only have to get the bore sizes you want That way, you never have to buy bore sizes you'll never use. I only use large bore paint, so I'd buy a .693, .691, and possibly a .689 and I'd be set. You can also get different fronts for it, so it's just a very nice system altogether.
Well made - I've never had a barrel quite this nice... nicely threaded, good annodization, and well honed. Very, very nice barrel.
Quiet - Has enough porting to be very quiet... barrels don't have to be super quiet, but it's a nice thing that this one is.
Very nice barrel, I very highly reccomend it no matter what type of gun you have.
May come defective from the factory
Back comes loose mid-game
I have the new model of the two-piece Pro barrel system. The back is totally redesigned for a sleeker, more sexy look. I could only describe it that it looks like an arrow and has a really smooth finish. The front fits right into the back, with an o-ring to keep it there. The performance is certainly up there with the other big name barrel makers like DYE, SP, and PMI. The price for each piece is $30 shipped, which isn't bad if you're only planning to own a few backs, and one front. The combinations that you can have with CP is 5x3x4x2x5. That's a lot of combinations to choose from, size of backs, back colors, front sizes, front finish, and front colors.
I got a front that was scratched so deep that the raw aluminum was showing. CP offered to replace the front after I ship it to them. Another weakness is that the back does not have an o-ring, so it tends to back out of the body after a few hundred shots.
If you're looking for a custom look and still want DYE accuracy along with the amazingly new style, CP is what you're looking for. You can start out with a two-piece, and then get different backs and build a kit.
9 out of 10
Last edited on Monday, March 7th, 2005 at 9:33 pm PST