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Theheroguy
03-12-2007, 07:00 PM
yes or no I'm getting a freak kit and wan't to know if yall like em or not I went to pbr but thats not the best site

timmyshoota
03-12-2007, 07:18 PM
I think Stiffi tips look horrible. I haven't seen a single gun that it looked good on. They just don't flow with any barrel back.

shunut
03-12-2007, 07:59 PM
http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f395/shunut/Ego/egodone1.jpg

I don't know, I kind of liked it on my Ego.

Theheroguy
03-12-2007, 08:38 PM
I care more about performance than looks really

shunut
03-12-2007, 10:05 PM
I think it worked great performance wise. It is VERY light and helped quiet down my Ego. Accuracy was great too, but that is more determined by the back. I think the bore of the front is 0.700. All in all, all you really get from the front is a lighter setup.

timmyshoota
03-12-2007, 10:09 PM
If you want light weight, then get a Stiffi barrel. The front doesn't weigh much at all, so you aren't dropping much weight. Other than that, fronts don't really have performance gains.

Sandman_Bravo
03-13-2007, 03:40 AM
Unless something has changed, you can't use swabs with stiffis, only squeegees. Just another point to consider.

bamf-hacker
03-13-2007, 06:32 AM
I love my Stiffi tips on my Freak. I have the 14" and 16" tips and they rock.

TheRedBarron
03-13-2007, 12:52 PM
I love my Stiffi tips on my Freak. I have the 14" and 16" tips and they rock.
same only I have 2 14's

Theheroguy
03-13-2007, 01:42 PM
If they make it noticibly lighter and quiter like I've heard I'll get one because then I could just get another back for different threaded guns

Hob Hayward
03-13-2007, 08:19 PM
Looked at the deadly wind whisper barrel?

Its another CF barrel to consider.

Theheroguy
03-13-2007, 08:23 PM
thats a rip off I don't like to buy stolen ideas

and you can't switch backs

I'm prolly not going to get it if the front doesn't weigh that much

timmyshoota
03-13-2007, 08:40 PM
The Whisper uses inserts like the Freak...

bamf-hacker
03-14-2007, 05:21 AM
and it is not a stolen idea....

The Whisper uses a different design. You can use a swab on it unlike the Stiffi stuff.

leed
03-14-2007, 08:43 AM
Looked at the deadly wind whisper barrel?

Its another CF barrel to consider.

I second that notion. Not to mention it'd be cheaper.

Deadlywind Fibur (previously known as Wisper) Barrel = 90 Dollars

as opposed to..

Freak Back = 50 Dollars
Stif-Tip = 75 Dollars.

Not to mention you get a one piece all CF which will be a much greater difference in weight than with just the CF tip.

Just my two cents.

NINJA: To continue on with the it's not a stolen design.. It's a completely different design in their weave, resin, and bore sizing. The Fibur/Wisper barrel doesn't use screw on backs like the CCM, Stiffi, and SLY carbon fiber barrels do, they simply accept Freak Inserts, which slide in the back.

Hob Hayward
03-14-2007, 12:26 PM
http://store.deadlywind.com/product/a52da757-bb49-4c95-891b-4e1953742e12.aspx

I just saw the new negative ion bodies again, they are ILL.

Oscum Guy
03-14-2007, 01:09 PM
dude they are

Theheroguy
03-14-2007, 03:37 PM
ok I'll consider it (means i'll get it)

edit no spyder threaded ones

leed
03-15-2007, 10:05 AM
That's a pain in the arse!

Well.. That's kind of disappointing.. I never even realized that. I would say then, just go with a Freak barrel and front, don't bother with the Stif-Tip unless you really think the Freak Tips are too heavy. But to be honest, the tip is just kind of a hype.. It looks okay which is the only reason I would buy it.

Hob Hayward
03-15-2007, 02:42 PM
Yeah, I've never felt any weight issues with nay of my barrels, though I suppose the tiny bit lighter would let you snap shoot more easily, because theres less weight on the front of the gun, but to be honest, I don't play speedball often, so I never notice.

ttam13xlpb
03-15-2007, 06:53 PM
the tip on the ego i used made a difference in weight.it was really light in the front..it was decent imo..i liked it