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09-17-2006, 05:26 PM
when i chronoed, my gun was fluctuating. shoots 290, 285, 290, 275, 285 something along these lines

is it because of my co2?

09-17-2006, 05:30 PM
CO2 will definately make you fps fluctuate....
What kind of marker do you have? What kind of reg? Is it new?
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09-17-2006, 05:38 PM
its jsut a stock electra

09-17-2006, 06:42 PM
06 Electra? If so you need to break in the reg a little. A case or two should be enough.

09-17-2006, 06:44 PM
Really though, for a stock spyder using Co2? Those are actually not too bad, +/- 5 to 15 is pretty decent!

09-17-2006, 07:09 PM
Lol some dude had a DM4 at my field when I was working fri and he shot 600's first shot... the tweaked it and shot 200's then tweaked it a little bit more and hit 500's and couldnt figure out why haha. Then we messed around with his reg a bit and got it to shoot the 250.

Have you ever heard a DM4 shoot 600 FPS? Sounds like a real gun hahah.

09-17-2006, 07:32 PM
getting hit by a 600fps ball would definitely ruin your day. I'd make sure he was on my side. amazing thing is that the ball's didn't vaporize coming out of the barrel.

Hob Hayward
09-17-2006, 08:28 PM
Yeah, didn't know it was possible to shoot 600 fps without the ball coming out of the barrel as a fine mist...

09-19-2006, 10:51 AM
it isnt.

09-19-2006, 11:53 AM
It is... and it did happen. All the reffs that night were yelling at the kid for his stupidity and how he could have blow his sole apart. Idk how but it was in the high 590's low 600's when he kept trying to adjust it.

I dont recomend trying this with any DM...

Although come to think of it... I dont think it was a DM4 I'm pretty sure it was DM6...

OHHH! The DM4 was a different kid with a broken barrel... nvm...

09-19-2006, 12:05 PM
don't know about the rest of you, but I am calling Shens....

300fps will break skin, so 600fps would go through skin. Plus a .38 Special shoots at 600fps, so I find it hard to believe that any paintball marker using compressed air can achieve that, and if it did there is no way a fluid filled gelatin capsule would shoot in one piece.

Please prove me wrong, because I would love to see it.

09-19-2006, 12:58 PM
I too find it hard to believe. I'd have to be there or see video or pics. Maybe the chrono was messed up.

Hob Hayward
09-19-2006, 01:26 PM
Probably the chrono, they're probably only accurate in a certain range.

09-19-2006, 01:39 PM
Thats possible... but I know it was at least above 450's... Also our field paint is really hard... Its Procapps Xball Bronze - Gold and we have them custom made with our field name on them.

09-19-2006, 01:47 PM
sorry buddy... I am still calling shens.... X-Ball or any ball for that matter will break apart at that speed, but again prove me wrong and I am the first to apologize to you.

Now back on topic.

09-19-2006, 01:50 PM
I make a habit of not doubting what people say until they prove they are fibbers. However, it does seem highly unlikely that it would happen...

From what I remember, Xball is pretty brittle - not sure about the specialty stuff though. Any paint (with the exception of Blue Streak and Wild Streak) coming out of the end of a gun would explode just from the pressure on it, in my opinion.

I do know that a gun can shoot at speeds over 400 fps (been hit by a Tippy shooting 450 and it hurts!) but I wonder about Dms since they are so low pressure anyways. Seems it would blow the noid if anything prior to going that high!

09-19-2006, 01:51 PM
Yeah sorry for making it off topic. I just thought it was a pretty amazing sight. *Even if the chrono was messed up.. those balls were still going at least 450fps.*

It was a mericle that the noid didnt blow. The kid was scared ****less... I was too because he was waving it around when he was trying to adjust it and I was right next to the barrel haha. Close range at 450+... not ever wanting to feel that kind of pain from a paintball.

09-19-2006, 02:13 PM
Just curious what kind of chrono was there? Handheld or big red?

yamaha cow
09-19-2006, 03:58 PM
yah on my ion you cant go above 200 psi and i dont know about a dm or any gun you would want to go over 200psi. and that shoots at like 32o fps on my ion so i run at 120 at 285 fps are u sure u are not talking about psi. not bps