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Empire - Axe Information
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Empire
570 Mantua Boulevard
Sewell, NJ 08080

Phone: (800) 579-1633
Email: info@keeactionsports.com
Website: http://www.empirepaintball.com
The new Empire AXE is a Mini on steroids; bigger, badder and willing to punish opponents.
 Manual: Download the manual for Empire Download
 Release Date: 2010
 MSRP: $459.95
 Average Rating:
  • Currently 4.6/5 stars.
 Reviews: 505
 Rating Summary:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
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  • Currently 4/5 stars.
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  • Currently 3/5 stars.
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  • Currently 2/5 stars.
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  • Currently 1/5 stars.
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Empire - Axe Reviews
Empire Axe i love this marker. i got it about two weeks ago and out of the box it shot smooth as butter. then i adjusted the dwell to 10ms and it blew my mind how well it worked. i wasnt really a fan of minis...
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demolisherpb
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: chesterton
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4.8/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Price paid: $459.95
Pros: nothin wrong with it
Cons: mode changing
i love this marker. i got it about two weeks ago and out of the box it shot smooth as butter. then i adjusted the dwell to 10ms and it blew my mind how well it worked. i wasnt really a fan of minis but when i shot my friends axe i fell in love. i havent used it in a tournament yet but i have put about 3 cases of paint through it no chops no breaks the only thing that happened was one of the detent screws came a little loose from sliding around. i always play on semi but when i wanted to mess around with the nxl full auto and use psp 3 shot you have to open up the side of the front grip and press a little button on the board to change modes.virtue does make an oled board upgrade but its 184.95 which is a little ridiculous if you ask me. but overall its a great marker and i highly recomend it.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Empire Axe I have never had a problem with my Axe and it is a great value at $460.00. The Axe only becomes a better shooter over time and after about 20 cases shoots smooth as butter. I also really like the...
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DerekDaPaintballa
 
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Join Date: Jun 2014
Length of use: More than 1 year
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Price paid: $460.00
Pros: Great Value, Trigger, ASA/Regulator
Cons: Feedneck, Stock Barrel
I have never had a problem with my Axe and it is a great value at $460.00. The Axe only becomes a better shooter over time and after about 20 cases shoots smooth as butter. I also really like the upgrade options for the Axe. I got a Virtue OLED Board, Virtue Laser Eyes, a Boss Bolt, and a Violent Series Low-Rise Feedneck. Only complaints are that it comes with a very short 11" barrel and has fairly high profile feedneck. My feedneck broke off twice leaving the threads stuck in the frame of the gun. Luckily, Empire has great customer service and they put on a new one both times for free. The tool-less bolt is also very nice and makes maintaining the bolt very easy. Taking the gun completely apart is also very easy and there are very few parts to keep track of. I have been using my Axe for 3 years now and haven't looked back. A great gun for the price and competes with guns $200 more in price.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Empire Axe
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devildog2016
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Length of use: More than 1 year
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Price paid: $325.00
Pros: Quiet, reliable, easy on paint
Cons: ball detents strip so be carefull
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Empire Axe The Empire Axe is a great marker for the price. Its very reliable and is very easy to maintain. Stock barrel isn't good but I just bought a CP 2 Piece barrel. Definitely a good marker, I would...
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devils997
Dyzana Paintball
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Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: NJ
devils997 plays in the PSP
devils997 owns a Planet Eclipse Lv1
devils997 supports Team VICIOUS
devils997 plays in the APPA D4 division
devils997 supports DLX Technology
devils997 supports Empire
Length of use: More than 1 year
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4.5/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Price paid: $350.00
Pros: Reliable and Shoots Smooth
Cons: Stock Barrel
The Empire Axe is a great marker for the price. Its very reliable and is very easy to maintain. Stock barrel isn't good but I just bought a CP 2 Piece barrel. Definitely a good marker, I would recommend to anyone not looking to spend a lot of money.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Empire Axe Price paid is irrelevant, gun was obtained in a trade Great gun comfortable, ergonomics of the gun is great accurate consistent +/-3 fast (on semi I was easily getting 15bps) efficient quiet (for a...
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DircheBag
 
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Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: NJ
DircheBag has achieved Level 1 in PbNation Pursuit
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4.8/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Price paid: $1.00
Pros: efficient, maintenence, comfy, efficient, quiet,..
Cons: feedneck, barrel, color options
Price paid is irrelevant, gun was obtained in a trade

Great gun
comfortable, ergonomics of the gun is great
accurate
consistent +/-3
fast (on semi I was easily getting 15bps)
efficient
quiet (for a poppet)
easy maintenence (bolt removal system is sweet) although I haven't had to do it during a game because
it doesn't chop... yet
the board is alright, it has all the features you need currently
ASA is quick and easy
Price point is great, easily considered a high end marker for a mid-end price.


feedneck could be better, (recommended upgrade would be the empire nano feednack)
barrel is sub-par (a 2-piece barrel would be nice)
ASA can be considered a con in that you are stuck with there the tank is going to be, currently there is no option for a rail.
Alot of the parts are apparently interchangeable with the mini (not all) which makes parts easily obtainable for a pretty cheap price.
Some people may consider the looks to be kind of plain
color options are kinda meh... but it's still relatively new.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Empire Axe i have had the axe for a while one of the best guns shoot once you get the boss bolt shoots like a dm my whole teams shoots them and there is a reason why overall great gun smooth accurate light fast
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dirtaddiction
 
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Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Las Vegas
dirtaddiction owns a Planet Eclipse Geo
dirtaddiction is for the Gunfight
dirtaddiction has achieved Level 1 in PbNation Pursuit
dirtaddiction supports DLX Technology
Length of use: More than 1 year
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Price paid: $300.00
Pros: great light accurate
Cons: NONE!
i have had the axe for a while one of the best guns shoot once you get the boss bolt shoots like a dm my whole teams shoots them and there is a reason why overall great gun smooth accurate light fast
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Empire Axe Highly recommend this gun and a bolt upgrade like xsv or lurker bolt. This gun shoots ropes and shoots better than my dm10 after I changed the bolt and settings around. Highly prefer this gun to...
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DiSToRTioNeXg
 
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Join Date: May 2014
Location: Daytona Beach,FL
DiSToRTioNeXg is playing at Living Legends VII
DiSToRTioNeXg has achieved Level 1 in PbNation Pursuit
DiSToRTioNeXg has achieved Level 2 in PbNation Pursuit
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4.8/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Price paid: $200.00
Pros: Shoots ropes and is super smooth
Cons: nothing
Highly recommend this gun and a bolt upgrade like xsv or lurker bolt. This gun shoots ropes and shoots better than my dm10 after I changed the bolt and settings around. Highly prefer this gun to everything I have shot so far. You can't go wrong with purchasing this gun!
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Empire Axe this is a fantastic gun for reball and paintball it shoots fantastic at lower velocities for the smaller indoor fields and shoot amazing with reballs, this is a great gun to start with or play in...
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DMplayer91
speedball team needed!!!!
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Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Edmond , Ok
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Price paid: $65.00
Pros: everything
Cons: dont like the feel of the trigger or the look
this is a fantastic gun for reball and paintball it shoots fantastic at lower velocities for the smaller indoor fields and shoot amazing with reballs, this is a great gun to start with or play in tournaments with , has alot of kick though so fair warning and its a bit pricey but well worth it if you play on sticking with the sport, great gun must buy 5/5
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Empire Axe My friend has a Le axe and he lets me use it sometimes. this gun is great. shoots nice and is light. My only complaint is the grip is a bit annoying when holding it.
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DMTHD
 
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Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: california
DMTHD is playing at Living Legends VII
DMTHD owns a Planet Eclipse Ego
DMTHD has perfected Level 1 in PbNation Pursuit
DMTHD has achieved Level 2 in PbNation Pursuit
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4.3/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Price paid: $700.00
Pros: great gun
Cons: The grip sucks
My friend has a Le axe and he lets me use it sometimes. this gun is great. shoots nice and is light. My only complaint is the grip is a bit annoying when holding it.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Empire Axe Ever since I started playing paintball I have had my eye an axe. When I finally got one after owning a DM7 and a spider fenix I was happy with what I got but not over joyed. I paid 325 so it was used...
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Dobash45
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Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Northeast PA
Dobash45 is playing at Living Legends VIII
Dobash45 has achieved Level 1 in PbNation Pursuit
Dobash45 has achieved Level 2 in PbNation Pursuit
Dobash45 supports Empire
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4.3/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Price paid: $325.00
Pros: no external air lines.
Cons: plain, cheap barrel
Ever since I started playing paintball I have had my eye an axe. When I finally got one after owning a DM7 and a spider fenix I was happy with what I got but not over joyed. I paid 325 so it was used and the body was beat up but other then that it was really plain... The body was heavy and after playing for hours on end the last thing i wanted to was carry it all the way back to camp or pits. The barrel just sucked so I put on the dye ultra light from my DM7 and it shot amazing. After a while of playing and beating the gun into the ground, the gun held up great. At an event I went to, Inception designs was there and I picked up a 1 out 50 ripper body design for my axe which made the gun lighter and a stella barrel system which after boring the paint shot even better. If you are a beginner play looking to upgrade the axe is a great choice. For mid levels players like myself and you have an axe and want to spend the money I would grab a barrel system and the Redline Board.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
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