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homerj109
01-16-2006, 09:02 PM
I have a pilot acs and am thinking of upgrading it, so I need some advice.

I am thinking of going with N2 and getting a regulator and a barrel, then later on a tboard.

Anyone have a similar setup? How is the performance?

Any links and advice would be appreciated as I dont really know where to start.

Thanks.

bamf-hacker
01-17-2006, 05:47 AM
the first place you should go is to Otter's site and read up. There are a lot of upgrade tips there.

Here is a link

bible (http://www.ottersccustoms.com/index.html)

Then come back here and post up your questions.

HacKeR

ricochet08
01-17-2006, 10:21 AM
hmmm...well i say get a fast hopper 1st. ur pilot shoots 20bps right?
do u already have a clamping feedneck? if not, definitely pick one up.

like hacker said though, go to otter's site and u won't b disappointed...well...i no i wasn't :p

bring back as many questions as u can :) not sure i wanna say that...but yea lol

homerj109
01-17-2006, 01:57 PM
I have been reading everything I can find on that site.

I learned allot, but wanted some input from people who have actually upgraded their pilots.

Plus I dont think he has mentioned any of the E-markers, hopefully all the advice he gives also pertain to spyder e-markers.

But just to be sure I wanted to see if anyone here has any tricked out pilots.

I already have an electric hopper and am planning to get a new barrel. So what I have in mind are N2 systems, regulators, boards, and that sort of thing.

Thanks.

ZeroGeo
01-18-2006, 01:49 AM
I went with an Evil Detonator Reg (ActionVillage $49.95) New Dezigns HD Valve (ActionVillage $22.95) Macroline (Local shop $2.00) Trinity 05 Spyder Front Block Reverse w/LPR and Gauge (ActionVillage $39.95), and a PhyscoBallastics Drop Forward with on/off (29.95 local shop) There are new body kits avaliable, Pictures are at http://www.spyder.tv/forums/showthread.php?t=793

I just named the biggies to mine but the full list is on that thread. Good Luck

bamf-hacker
01-18-2006, 04:54 AM
Plus I dont think he has mentioned any of the E-markers, hopefully all the advice he gives also pertain to spyder e-markers.



homer,

almost all Spyders are the same. So upgrades for a mech Spyder would pretty much be the same on an e-Spyder, minus of course getting an e-frame.

If you have no budget then you can upgrade like crazy... A regulator, new barrel, a feedneck, new ASA, HPA and even go low pressure.

The sky is the limit with your Pilot!!

Have fun upgrading and if you do have a budget let us know and we can give you more advise.

HacKeR

PyroPengwin
01-18-2006, 08:06 AM
hey i dont think u all no me, i just registered and i was wondering i am

getting a pilot and i dont no wut to upgrade, my barrel or get an acs, i

figured this would be the place to ask, thanks ttyl

homerj109
01-18-2006, 02:19 PM
Thanks all.

Right now I am thinking of getting a micro flow regulator that comes with a N2 tank, Halo hopper, ceramic barrel, and maybe in the future a tboard and eyes.

FullMetal
01-18-2006, 04:20 PM
If your planing on getting the T-board go ahead and plan for it, like when buy a regulator make sure if recharges fast so you can shoot fast, get something like the Palmer Stabilizer works w/ HPA or CO2. An assault block would also be good keeps air ready for firing and last but no least a CIP sweet spot trigger, better for walking.

bigred76
01-18-2006, 06:13 PM
...I am thinking of getting a micro flow regulator that comes with a N2 tank...
I don't know where you'd find one of those...:confused: A Torpedo regulator IMO is one of the best for a Spyder. They have never let me down with CO2 or HPA, and they're cost effective. :D

hey i dont think u all no me, i just registered and i was wondering i am

getting a pilot and i dont no wut to upgrade, my barrel or get an acs, i

figured this would be the place to ask, thanks ttyl
Yep, this is the place to ask. :) I would get a barrel first. A nice 12-14" would do you wonders, as for brand I would look at either Smart Parts Teardrops or CP One Peices. They run about $30-35 used and shipped to your door. ;)

homerj109
01-18-2006, 06:56 PM
Here is where I found the micro flow reg.

http://www.actionvillage.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/eCS/Store/en/-/USD/DisplayProductInformation-Start;sid=TrgvyNE9KIovfpLzsbTvYNvp8Uv3UlCMTW0=?Pro ductID=Dj7AqArb2MEAAAEIcMh97DSJ

I hear they are pretty good, and they are attached to the drop foward if I am not mistaken, which is good, since I heard that you have to buy a new vertical adapter if u want to replace the stock expansion chamber with anything.

I have heard about the palmer stabilizers and assault blocks, but am not really too clear on what they are, do, or how they are installed.

Any links or info?

bigred76
01-18-2006, 07:28 PM
That is an HPA tank with a preset regulator, letting out 800psi. LOL, it's an HPA bottle with a very good regulator attached.

Assault Block. (http://www.amazon.com/o/ASIN/B0009UXOD6/102-3373984-7232112?SubscriptionId=04HSKH6V3FDXFHVN1F82Content-type:%20text/html) Palmers Stabalizer Regulators. (https://palmer-pursuit.com/ecom/index.php/cPath/22_23?osCsid=5c069aaaa322a2d42375e7ed2b37f7e6)

Again, I sugest a Bob Long Torpedo (http://www.hotshotpaintball.com/merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=BLNG-TORPEDO-REGULATOR) as a regulator...trust me, you will love it.

homerj109
01-19-2006, 02:29 PM
...So is that a good thing or a bad?

I dont know much about regs but from what I have heard, max/micro flow regs were pretty good.

FrozenPaint
04-01-2009, 03:23 PM
Thanks all.

Right now I am thinking of getting a micro flow regulator that comes with a N2 tank, Halo hopper, ceramic barrel, and maybe in the future a tboard and eyes.

Halo hoppers are exspensive but for like speedball u would probly want one . Right now im looking at a veiwloader evoultion3
:)

FrozenPaint
04-01-2009, 03:25 PM
I have a 12inch evil barrel -2 peice and a 16 inch - 2 peice barrel and i been doing great.

xsvly-fat
04-01-2009, 08:59 PM
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