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jorez
10-13-2006, 02:37 PM
Ok, I am getting the MR1. I see that it has a side feed. What is everyone doing to connect your hopper to MR1? Just a plastic elbow? Are they that reliable? Does anyone have any pics of their set up showing the hopper/elbow feed connection?

Thanks for helping a noob out!!

John

mr1sniper
10-13-2006, 04:48 PM
Welcome to the forums

The MR-1 already comes with a clear plastic feedneck elbow, which is okay as long as your hopper isn't too heavy (stay away from electric hoppers). A plastic gravity feed hopper won't break the elbow unless you have lead balls in it or somthin, which I strongly doubt you ever will...

Chipley Custom Machine (CCM) is talking about making a metal clamping feedneck for the MR series, but I have no idea when it's coming out bcause they say nothing about it on their website.

Here is a pic of my elbow:
http://www.specialopspaintball.com/brigade/member_files/93692/images/mr1_aim.JPG

jorez
10-14-2006, 05:21 AM
Thank you !!!

that is exactly what I wanted to see and know!!

Taillo
10-16-2006, 11:15 AM
Have you ever seen a 45 degrees feedneck made of metal?
That is something lacking in paintball mods.

mr1sniper
10-17-2006, 10:55 AM
you could always just make 1

QuiGonKen
10-17-2006, 04:34 PM
how would i make a metal one?

Hob Hayward
10-17-2006, 04:59 PM
Sundragon is working on getting them, but CCM is being slow. A few people on here have them.

mr1sniper
10-17-2006, 05:26 PM
If you have access to a machine shop and have good measuring skills than it would be a cool project to try

QuiGonKen
10-17-2006, 10:06 PM
response to Hob: yea i know..only problem is im in Canada...they dont deliver to Canada....thats what they told me anyways

response to Mr1sniper: yea...i dont have either of those...hahahaha sucks...

mr1sniper
10-18-2006, 01:43 PM
Lol you do know that you can add quotes instead of putting "Response to ___"
For example: Don't you think this box lookz K00l!?!? :) l337z0r pwning some noobs

Sorry. Back on topic; hold on to your pants people! I haven't experienced any problems with a plastic feedneck, and also with the MR-1 there is no need to get a heavier, motorized hopper.

swatsniper
11-19-2006, 02:08 PM
I'm useing the elbow that came with the marker and have a electric hopper. No problems so far.

new_Faction64
11-19-2006, 02:21 PM
CCM feednecks are out. Check sundragonpps.com