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Old 11-15-2012, 12:22 PM   #4 (permalink)
Join Date: Aug 2007

well, tolerance isn't the same as fits... tight tolerances mean the deviation of dimensions is tighter, tight fits is obvious. I mentioned the Viking as AKA was known for highly accurate tolerances at their peak. However, maintaining a lot of high tolerances isn't necessary for a paintball marker really, I've seen superb performance achieved with extremely simple designs, throughout which there were not many tight tolerances... this is called good engineering, and is a very practical design perspective for sporting equipment which gets used outdoors by untrained operators
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