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|06-12-2010, 04:59 PM||#1 (permalink)|
Micro Invert Mini
For the heck of it I put together a Mini with a Sportshot hopper and the smallest tank and barrel I could dig up.
This would be a perfect little set up for CQB.
I was curious what the un-modded Sportshot would shoot like. I was able to get 4 shots out of it without shaking. However, the problem I saw with my Mini is that when I shook the gun, it would occasionally fire since the trigger was being shook too. Meh. I wanted a baseline before going ahead and making an agitated hopper.
Also, my tank was on exactly 3k when I started. At the end of the hopper it was on 1500psi. Not too bad...I wonder how many more shots I could squeeze out of her.
By the way, the gun at the moment is at factory default settings and chronied at 275 with that barrel.
|06-12-2010, 05:12 PM||#3 (permalink)|
So say we all!
One of those little 3 inch snub barrels I've seen on A5's would be awesome on that thing. Forget about accuracy further than you can spit though lol.
|06-12-2010, 05:23 PM||#4 (permalink)|
This is Madness!
Cut down the stock barrel to 3". It actually works surprisingly well. I did it with my A5. Prepare to crank the velocity waaaaay up though.
APP 50 round hopper instead of a sportshot might feed a little better...
I also wonder if you could flip the ASA around so you ran the tank Island Style. Now THAT would be the ultimate CQB gun.
|06-13-2010, 03:26 AM||#5 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Mesquite, TX
|06-13-2010, 05:20 AM||#6 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jul 2007
didn't put a small barrel on, but I have played with a 13/3000 and stock feed on it. Worked awesome, and hung it from my belt on a drill bungee without a problem
|12-01-2010, 10:08 AM||#7 (permalink)|
Man vs Tank
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Courtenay, B.C.
I played like that with my Mini all last year. I used the APP 50 round scope hopper and a Guerrilla Air 13/3000. I loved it. I really wish you could flip the reg around though. Now I just have to find one of the snub nose Freak barrel fronts and I can run with the shorter barrel. I only had to shake a few times but I did get caught without a round in the chamber once or twice when I really needed it... I haven't resorted to making my own 100 or 50 round hopper agitating yet, though I should.
My efficiency sucked as well, I was lucky if I got 100+ shots out of the 3K (Yes, filled to 3K). Probably need some tweaking or the new poppet since I got one of the dusty boxed mini's from the top shelf in my local shop (V1.1 board). I play woodsball with it by the way.
Love the mirco mini though. You can move so fast and pop up pretty darn quick when you need to.
|01-08-2011, 09:47 PM||#9 (permalink)|
Join Date: Feb 2010
I have run this setup for the last year and love it. Cant go back to full loader and large tank.
I primarly have run pistol the last three years but I always find one time in the all day events when a little more firepower would help. Enter the MiniMini as I like to call it. The loader is a 50 rd. Tippmann loader that I got from a local field and can not find anywhere else. I use 30rd. pods like the one in the photo to reload. I keep it on semi auto and I do have to give it a shake every once and a while to keep it feeding. Funny thing is it does not seem to happen as much anymore. I think I have just found a rythem with it.
I get 105-110 rounds ot of the 13ci tank. Plenty for my limited paint style of play.
I love the MiniMini and can not get away from it.
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