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cmosser502 03-03-2009 06:28 PM

Buzzard V. MiniBuzzard V. Comp?
 
What the difference between the three? On the sight the comp lookis different but the buzzard and mini buzzard look the same.

Thanks in advance,

Cole

808raoul 03-03-2009 07:38 PM

No collar on the Mini Buzzard. The feed bolts directly to the snub. The tray also bolts to snub from the bottom.

idkfa 03-03-2009 10:16 PM

The Mini-Comp is the aluminum bodied cousin of the Buzzard series. It also features undercocking pump arms and is available only in the BBA configuration (talking to Lauren/Earon it seems he is not set up tooling/machine wise to do VSC Comps anymore).

The Mini-Buzzard is likely a more solid build than the Buzzard, if only because you are actually securing the various components together with screws as opposed to relying on a friction clamp collar. I love Buzzards but it does take some care to keep them singing.

wilted_bunker 03-04-2009 12:32 AM

Random fact I learned yesterday from Earon. The Buzzard was named after his friend. I forgot his real name, but his nickname was "buzzard." He was a fireman that passed and Earon decided to call his new make the buzzard after his friend.

oggfueler 03-04-2009 02:55 AM

So the Buzzard has not changed at all as far as design and design flaws?

Frink 03-04-2009 09:26 AM

Not design flaws, it's just different and a little more finicky. But no, it's still the same design it's always been.

oggfueler 03-04-2009 12:57 PM

Okay.. thanks Frink... I know about snugging up the snub and valve assembly so as not to cause A/T issues... anything else to keep in mind?

I'm fairly anal about maintenance on my markers so I'm not all to worried... just would like to know what to watch for.

shoot to thrill 03-04-2009 01:07 PM

If you replace the bolt oring you may need to sand it down a little for proper fit, don't try and polish your sear, etc.

Don't mess with it essentially

DJYELLA.COM 03-05-2009 12:09 AM

i think the guy name Buzzard passed away on the paintball field, i've played with them both in the 80's


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