View Full Version : double feed issues

12-07-2008, 01:25 PM
I just went out for a little target practice and I must have double fed 25-30 times out of 100 rounds (not to mention chopped). This is not a good ratio... I only have a gravity fed hopper and still the stock junk elbow (only got my marker last Wednesday, give me a break). So far I've put paint through it twice, both times I've chopped with the eyes on, cleaned the marker and now I'm double feeding like crazy... I am obviously doing something wrong or am in serious need of upgrades. Any suggestions? I'm nervous about playing next week as things haven't gone so well so far...Please help!

12-07-2008, 02:10 PM
you need new detents, they take intimidator or "timmy" detents

12-07-2008, 02:19 PM
I was going to get them anyway, I didn't think the stock ones were THAT bad... thanks though, I'm new:)

12-07-2008, 02:29 PM
it's alright, we were all new once, It would be my guess that your detents are gone/ there is nothing left of them

12-07-2008, 02:58 PM
Hard to imagine that such is the case, being as that it's brandy new. I plan to completely take it apart, A: to get to know it better and B: get a better look at the stock detents, maybe they're just out of whack...

12-07-2008, 03:12 PM
hmm. velocity too low, causing the spring to not put enough pressure on the bolt??

slim and shady
12-07-2008, 06:57 PM
I would get new detents, chrono to around 280FPS and make sure your using good paint. I like to use a little stiffer shell, I really like draxxus rec sport, last season we had alot of trouble with silver but the rec sport always shot good. Also you gotta grab a force feed hopper to help deal with the blowback issues.

welcome to the forums need anymore help be sure to ask!

12-08-2008, 09:40 AM
:yeahthat: Welcome to the forums

12-10-2008, 03:24 PM
Yeah, thanks fellas. My Timmy's and Halo B are on the way, along with a Crossfire HPA tank. It's gonna be a great winter between the mountain and the woods... By the way, when I took it apart I found one of the detents kind of peeled in half, I really can't figure that one out, I guess you can't roll with just one, really glad I didn't figure this out in the field! I play tomorrow for the first time in a few years, wish me luck.

slim and shady
12-10-2008, 04:02 PM
good luck let us know how it turns out.

12-10-2008, 04:21 PM
Good luck Hope it all goes well

12-10-2008, 05:53 PM
sounds like it will be fun, it's been a couple months since I've gone pbing

12-11-2008, 12:21 PM
Game canceled...stinkin' rain... All well though because I'm waiting on stuff, and I didn't really want to use CO2 in the cold anyway. Next week looks to be crappy weather wise too, so I wait!

slim and shady
12-11-2008, 04:11 PM
Thats to bad I love playing in the rain adds to the game in my opinion!

12-11-2008, 08:38 PM
I am with Shady on that one. I too like playing in the rain.

12-12-2008, 04:23 AM
Oh, it wasn't me who called it off, it's the nancy who's woods we play in. It does get unbelievably muddy there though. Got any tips on how to keep water out of the electronics? New grips possibly?

12-12-2008, 04:58 AM
Get the MR series grips

12-12-2008, 01:55 PM
Yeah figured it was that simple, I'll be picking those up soon. Is there any word on a clamping feedneck for the MR2's with eyes? I've looked and I can't seem to find them. If not are there any suggestions on a better elbow (oxymoron?). The stock one I guess isn't too too bad, but then again I haven't run around with it, and I don't have the halo on it which will add weight.

12-12-2008, 04:34 PM
trinity makes one that covers the eyes, you just have to look in the right spot

EDIT: Here's one from trinity's website http://www.trinitypaintball.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=TR+154 you could probably find it cheaper somewhere else though

slim and shady
12-12-2008, 05:23 PM
check out the links in my sig they cover alot of the questions that you have asked and theres a few helpful tips as well

12-12-2008, 05:46 PM
now just on the double feeding topic, have you cocked the marker (with out air/paint) and let it sit over night or a weekend, because i had a simliar problem and that helped a lot. it had some thing to do with the spring tension or something. but always worth a try :D

slim and shady
12-12-2008, 08:26 PM
or buy a spring kit a throw in a weeker spring.

12-13-2008, 08:16 AM
Alright, I'll try that too. Just ran into an old friend and found out he plays too, more games! Hope I can get some time in this Sunday... still no tank though...