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Old 05-13-2012, 06:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ello mates, I've got a couple quick questions for all you 'mag owners today.

1. What do you guys use for elbows? I've tried the regular plastic ones and they only last me a couple field days. I've also tried the ones with hardware on them, but I can never get them tight enough and they always fall off.

2. How much lighter does the ULT trigger kit make the pull? Also, does it create any necessary problems that could be avoided with a stock setup?

3. What's the advantage of a powerfeed over a regular right feed SS body?
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1. What do you guys use for elbows? I've tried the regular plastic ones and they only last me a couple field days. I've also tried the ones with hardware on them, but I can never get them tight enough and they always fall off.

You have 2 options: 1 is to get an aluminum feed neck, but they are rather expensive (about $30 to $40 each), or you can get an atomic feed neck. APP Allen Paintball Products, Inc. Home Page sell them, or you can also get them through Titus on here. These thing are virtually indestructible and work great.




2. How much lighter does the ULT trigger kit make the pull? Also, does it create any necessary problems that could be avoided with a stock setup?

Back when I had ULT it wasn't that noticeably different for me, but then I didn't try to walk the trigger either. I would Pneu the setup instead of installing a ULT.


3. What's the advantage of a powerfeed over a regular right feed SS body?
Not much these day in the world of force feed hopper.
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Yeah, elbows are a pain, and the atomic elbows (APP) are about the best. There are some other nylon and polypropylene elbows. Hose clamps help.

ULT are made for RT (reactive type) valves, not classic automag/minimag valves. The normal on/off force for an RT on/off is about 4 lbs. The ULT on/off force is about 15 ounces.
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3. What's the advantage of a powerfeed over a regular right feed SS body?
Not much these day in the world of force feed hopper.
Yeah.... powerfeeds are designed to prevent the balls from bobbling in the stack. If you're not using a forcefeeding loader, you will see a decrease in chopping by switching to a powerfeed body.
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I 2nd the APP Atomic Elbow. Have one with some hose clamps and that thing is bulletproof.
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The one thing I like about power feeds is that you can turn them "off", with the end plug. If you want to try a first strike round, or shoot down your marker on the field, while keeping your paint, it's pretty handy. It's also easy to see if you have a ball in the chamber when you really want one good shot.
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Powerfeed bodies also make it easier to set up for a warpfeed.
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The one thing I like about power feeds is that you can turn them "off", with the end plug. If you want to try a first strike round, or shoot down your marker on the field, while keeping your paint, it's pretty handy. It's also easy to see if you have a ball in the chamber when you really want one good shot.
These are definate advantages over the direct feed
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Awesome, thanks guys!

Is there a guide I can read somewhere on all of the drawbacks of different valves, bodies, etc.?
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Awesome, thanks guys!

Is there a guide I can read somewhere on all of the drawbacks of different valves, bodies, etc.?
This one is a good start at least.

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