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ethanp123
09-08-2007, 10:00 PM
k guys...its rly wierd...and i dont no if its just because the pilot is not the most expensive gun, but it seems that when im in semi-auto mode, i can push the trigger to a certain point that the gun will start firing automatic...like...i push the trigger so the little buttom there is halfway down..and the gun starts firing auto....

Now this isnt rly a problem..caz it not like i take the time during games to find the point of automatic fire...but does anyone know why this happens???? caz its actually kinda funny..

SGT NO PANTS
09-08-2007, 10:28 PM
ive never heard of this before..so i got no clue whats wrong..sorry

oldironmudder
09-08-2007, 11:38 PM
Sounds like you have found the sweet spot. A sweet spot is when the recoil will move the marker in your hands enough to trip the switch again.

paintballkid0206
09-09-2007, 07:03 AM
^^either that, or he has a board problem. idk. doesnt happen to me

pb34
09-09-2007, 07:28 AM
What your experiencing is bounce. Bounce is when the force of the marker firing causes the trigger to hit more than once. It is perfectly normal on a stock Pilot. The two ways to lower bounce would be to adjust your trigger or go low pressure. I would suggest adjusting your trigger because going low pressure can cost between 100 and 200 dollars.

shunut
09-09-2007, 07:40 AM
:yeahthat:

It definitely sounds like bounce.

paintballkid0206
09-09-2007, 08:29 AM
mine really doesnt bounce. maybe once or twice a day. maybe i just got lucky

ethanp123
09-09-2007, 11:52 AM
either way...if it cant be spotted in a tourney inspection, im keeping it that way lol...