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Angel69
01-21-2006, 06:42 PM
hey I went out paintballing this weekend and lost my "top cocking knob" in the woods some where, ive looked all over these sites on where to order a new one but can't find it. if anyone can help me in anyway PLEASE say so.

as u can guess i have a 2005 pilot ACS and the item # is 173


PLEASE HELP!:( :confused:

shunut
01-21-2006, 08:11 PM
I've never seen just the top cocking knob for sale. You can try to make one of your own or call kingman, they should be able to get you a new one.

Welcome to the Forum.

Angel69
01-22-2006, 07:38 AM
well thanks for the welcome and thanks for the help, do u know where i can find the right number to call? and if u have any tips on good accurate barrels i would be VERY greatfull thansk alot! :)

covert24
01-22-2006, 07:44 AM
dont know the exact numbers but i do know soem good barrles. a Dye Ultra lite barrle is amazing but also amazingly expensive. i think a good value barrel is a J&J Ceramic 14 inche barrel. i have one and it works great and i think its only like 30 bucks.

shunut
01-22-2006, 08:29 AM
Accuracy isn't all in the barrel. Accuracy is mainly a good barrel to paint match. You can have the most expensive barrel on the marker and the most expensive paint on the market and still have horrible accuracy if they aren't a good match. Here is a link to our very ownOtterSC Custom's (http://www.ottersccustoms.com/index.html) website, its like our bible. Also here is the Barrel F.A.Q. (http://www.ottersccustoms.com/barrels.html) on his page. It has all the info you need to make a good decision on a barrel and paint in the future. As for good manufactures, Smart Parts, Dye, J&J, Stiffi and Custom Products all make excellent barrels. You just have to decide which one you like the best and which one will work for paint that is available to you.

As for the phone number: 1-888-KINGMAN or 1-888-546-4626

Angel69
01-22-2006, 08:39 AM
thanks alot guys for the help, im calling the phone number right now. and i was wondering if u knew if the smart parts freak barrel was any good? thats sorta what im looking at.

thanks alot :D

covert24
01-22-2006, 08:41 AM
yup freak barrels are very good. also tear drops are very good also and at a great price of about 30 bucks u cant beat it. but yea call kingman and do some research. good luck

Angel69
01-22-2006, 09:41 AM
hm... i tried both of those numbers and the first one (888-kingman) was a kingman group and the second one was a residential number? so niether worked. if ANYONE knows where i can find the part im looking for for a 2k5 pilot please say so :(

covert24
01-22-2006, 09:51 AM
hey ur gonna love me. but i im not that way. here ya go. yes the top cocking knob jsut for you. http://store.paintballace.com/sptopcokn1.html

shunut
01-22-2006, 10:05 AM
My bad on the number, I put an 8 instead of a 2, changed it, now its correct. I wouldn't expect anybody to answer today, its Sunday, try in the morning or you can order from where covert said.

Angel69
01-22-2006, 10:16 AM
Covert thanks ALOT for that link, ur a life saver lol:D . and thanks to everyone else for tips. but i have one other question lol. is the ricochet apache hopper any good? its the one ive been looking at getting but dont wnat it to suck when i do get it, or if anyone knows any other good hoppers please let me know thanks :cool: :D :)

covert24
01-22-2006, 10:26 AM
hey np man glad i could help u out. a ricochet is kidna good. if ur looking ona budgetloader that is good id get a used evolution (http://www.orderpaintball.com/detail.aspx?ID=296) off someone or a used revy (http://www.amazon.com/o/ASIN/B0009S5VZW/002-0514560-4246423?SubscriptionId=04HSKH6V3FDXFHVN1F82Content-type:%20text/html). i personally dont like the ricochet but thats just my personal preference.

or if u have some cash get a halo b (http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?dest=9999999997&product_id=4321036&sourceid=0100000030660805102498)

Angel69
01-23-2006, 02:46 AM
hm...ok so i narrowed it down to looking at that evolution and the apache but then i saw this "diabo frontman & backman" do u have any info on them?:confused:

shunut
01-23-2006, 03:47 AM
Get the eVolution II, but most refer to them as Eggy's. If you do get the Eggy try to find one that is Z or Y Boarded. You'll be much happier with this choice than any of your other choices you have listed.

bamf-hacker
01-23-2006, 04:13 AM
:yeahthat:

Look on the sale threads here. You can find Eggy's and Zeggy's for sale.

(Eggy = Evolution regular) (Zeggy = Evolution w/z-board)

I have one and the only real issue I had was the battery door would not stay closed, but it was easily fixed...

and Welcome!

HacKeR