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louis3
07-05-2007, 07:26 PM
i have had my mr1 for a couple months now and
was wondering if there is a way to make it any quieter?...

any advice would be greatly appreciated

Hossy
07-05-2007, 07:32 PM
You can get a different barrel..
but for the most part you cant, Silencers are illegal so you cant actually put on a silencer

Voodoo27909
07-05-2007, 11:01 PM
I beleive that with a barrel kit, you can get a quieter shot due to a good paint to barrel match. Realistically I doubt there is alot you can do to quiet it down significantly. The MR series are just L O U D. Its part of their signature on the field. It is somewhat intimidating when it fires do to that (so I have been told by others on the opposite end of the field from where I am positioned). If you wanted to spend the money...going low pressure would no doubt quiet it down as well...but I am not certain on this. Perhaps someone who has this conversion could chime in????

badmagic
07-06-2007, 05:16 AM
I haven't low pressured my MR2 but I did another Spyder of mine and it quieted it a lot. Low pressure setup plus a new barrel will do wonders, however, it isn't cheap to go low pressure.

pbfreak3221
07-06-2007, 05:20 AM
A barrel with more porting, will alow it to be quiter.

louis3
07-06-2007, 06:56 AM
thx for the advice...

i was thinking about getting the S2 ceramic from j&j

Trip
07-06-2007, 03:02 PM
I've switched to a 14" J&J ceramic, its a LOT quieter now, so go for it.

Fantom
07-09-2007, 02:46 PM
Defintely go Low Pressure.

I just finished doing it on my MR1 by installing a CP regulator and a Maddman valve. It went from 105 DB to 75 DB measured at 5 feet away.

I also installed a 14" Thunderpig Quite Barrell and that reduced it down to 70 DB.

I'm operating now at 325 psi and shooting at 280 fps.

Check the articles at:

http://www.ottersccustoms.com/spyder.html

and

http://www.sundragonpps.com/paintball_technical_info.html

paintballkid0206
07-09-2007, 03:38 PM
Instead of buying a barrel with more porting, try making more on the stock barrel. idk if it will work tho. just a suggestion

agurish
08-08-2007, 11:37 AM
I use a 20" J&J on my MR-1, and it's very quiet. I also have my CO2 pressure regulated down to 500 psi. This helps too.

-AGURISH