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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: 486
 Rating Summary:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
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  • Currently 4/5 stars.
  40%
  • 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
Report this review to a moderator   #37014
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...
Report this review to a moderator   #36708
devils997
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Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: NJ
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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...
Report this review to a moderator   #10634
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
Report this review to a moderator   #34285
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Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Las Vegas
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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...
Report this review to a moderator   #48193
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Location: Daytona Beach,FL
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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...
Report this review to a moderator   #27677
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 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...
Report this review to a moderator   #54082
Dobash45
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Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Northeast PA
Dobash45 has achieved Level 1 in PbNation Pursuit
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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.
Empire Axe Sold my ego 08 once I got my hands on an axe. My favorite marker for the price. Smooth, comfortable in the hand. Get the boss bolt and redline board/grip with violent trigger!
Report this review to a moderator   #38910
dps093
I like Flexes
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Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Bear, Delaware
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dps093 supports Empire
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: $450.00
Pros: Smooth, efficient, comfortable
Cons: None at all
Sold my ego 08 once I got my hands on an axe. My favorite marker for the price. Smooth, comfortable in the hand. Get the boss bolt and redline board/grip with violent trigger!
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Empire Axe Great gun, ive been using it for a long time now. love how the marker feels, how you maintain it is so simple. and the best part of the gun its backed up by Empire, if anything is wrong with your...
Report this review to a moderator   #39107
drkillahoe
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Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: SoCal
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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: easy to maintain, looks greart
Cons: stock board
Great gun, ive been using it for a long time now.

love how the marker feels, how you maintain it is so simple.

and the best part of the gun its backed up by Empire, if anything is wrong with your gun they just tell you to send in the part that's bad and you get a new one if a few days, awesome customer support.

not many upgrades needed for this gun as long as you tune it right then it will be the most reliable marker you own.

recommend it to anyone
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Empire Axe i liked it, it was an ok gun. you get what you paid for. never really had a problem with mine other than it was weird to hold it without that thumb space between the frame and reg.
Report this review to a moderator   #18013
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Join Date: Mar 2009
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dylan_kersey has achieved Level 4 in PbNation Pursuit
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Price paid: $350.00
Pros: value
Cons: distance from tripper frame to reg
i liked it, it was an ok gun. you get what you paid for. never really had a problem with mine other than it was weird to hold it without that thumb space between the frame and reg.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
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