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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: 475
 Rating Summary:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
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  • Currently 4/5 stars.
  40%
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
  1%
  • Currently 2/5 stars.
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  • Currently 1/5 stars.
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Empire - Axe Reviews
Empire Axe So far, I've used this gun tons of times and never had a problem. I spent a little more than the retail, but that was because I got it in custom colors. It was extremely quiet and smooth. Not just...
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xXPaintStormXx
Fresher Than Febreeze
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Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Va beach, VA
xXPaintStormXx is playing at Living Legends VII
xXPaintStormXx plays in the APPA beginner division
xXPaintStormXx has perfected Level 1 in PbNation Pursuit
xXPaintStormXx supports Empire
Length of use: More 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: $523.95
Pros: Very smooth, quiet, easy on paint, compact, light
Cons: Drains batteries a little fast
So far, I've used this gun tons of times and never had a problem. I spent a little more than the retail, but that was because I got it in custom colors. It was extremely quiet and smooth. Not just smooth, but luxe smooth. Best gun for the price.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Empire Axe Current Setup: Empire Axe Pro w/ Redline OLED board, and freak kit. I bought the aXe from my local field shop for 499 with the Redline and freak kit and I have to say I am very impressed. I have...
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xXTalosXx
GET SOME SHOOBALL!!!!
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Join Date: May 2014
Location: Westminster MD
Length of use: More 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: $518.00
Pros: Light, Cost, Efficient, Versatility, ITS EMPIRE!!
Cons: Dwell sensitive
Current Setup: Empire Axe Pro w/ Redline OLED board, and freak kit.

I bought the aXe from my local field shop for 499 with the Redline and freak kit and I have to say I am very impressed. I have been using an Empire Mini and the difference in performance is only seen in the minor upgrades. The aXe is not much heavier then the Mini. The back-out bolt system is a life saver on the field if you get a bad ball in the breech which is rare with the reliable bolt system. and the added space from grip to fore grip is definitely more agronomic and easy to hold.

Pros: Light weight, efficient ( I can get 7 pods and a hopper out of a 45/4500), the stock Shockwave board is acceptable, amount of kit you get for the price, Empire costumer services is still one of the best in the business, abundant amount of upgrades available, generous amount of SE color choices if you don't mind the added price.

Cons: Could get a Mini and see the same performance and efficiency out of box, the dwell setting is very sensitive to new internal bolt upgrades ( it took about half a case to get my boss bolt working right ), your still paying 500 bucks for a stock gun but hey, go nuts.

The Redline upgrade is pricy and unnecessary but it is one hell of a toy and tool when you ignore the price. The settings are easy and user friendly, and the OLED scene is bright enough once you adjust it. If you are going to get the Redline don't wait, buy the pro aXe and get it for 100 bucks cheaper.

Overall the aXe is a reliable efficient marker even by high end standards. Due to its price, hard body construction and coverage from Empire, I would feel much better taking it into the woods for some good ol'fashioned down and dirty hardcore rec ball. Even with its solid build this marker is fluid enough and light enough to keep up the pace on speed ball games as well. To sum it up you wont find anything that has this much for the price tag.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Empire Axe My empire axe has to be one of the best markers ive shot. This gun should be worth more money. You really get a bang for your buck with this gun. It is a monster on the field. I would choose over a...
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Zephyr-_z
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Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: 801
Zephyr-_z is playing at Living Legends VII
Zephyr-_z owns a Planet Eclipse Geo
Zephyr-_z has achieved Level 2 in PbNation Pursuit
Zephyr-_z supports Empire
Length of use: More 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: $300.00
Pros: smooth. reliable.
Cons: efficiency stock barrel
My empire axe has to be one of the best markers ive shot. This gun should be worth more money. You really get a bang for your buck with this gun. It is a monster on the field. I would choose over a few high ends. Thats saying something. The shot quality is very good smooth and straight. Just upgrade the barrel and your set to go. Shoot ropes for days
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Empire Axe used my axe for 2 month now. its my first gun. I absolutely love it. its not as loud as most guns, pretty easy on air. if you play around with 3 point adjustable trigger can shoot very nice i...
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Zolotoj1
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: New Zealand
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4.5/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Price paid: $550.00
Pros: efficiency, consistency, weight
Cons: stock barrel
used my axe for 2 month now. its my first gun. I absolutely love it.

its not as loud as most guns, pretty easy on air.

if you play around with 3 point adjustable trigger can shoot very nice i achieve easy consistent 20bps.

the only real issue is the standard barrel, the issue with it is that its quite overboard i think its .691 or .693 and i use paint that requires .685
this can be solved by either getting larger paint, or barrel kit. personally use j&j edge ceramic. its awesome .
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Empire Axe I have owned my Axe over a year now and glad I bought it. with the addition of a Boss Infamous bolt and a Freak kit, I was able to get better efficiency as well as better consistency once my reg...
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Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Sunny FLA !!!!!!!!!!!
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[NA]WARLORD has been a member for 10 years
[NA]WARLORD has achieved Level 2 in PbNation Pursuit
[NA]WARLORD supports Empire
Length of use: More than 1 year
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: $350.00
Pros: lightweight, reliable
Cons: front grip, feedneck
I have owned my Axe over a year now and glad I bought it. with the addition of a Boss Infamous bolt and a Freak kit, I was able to get better efficiency as well as better consistency once my reg broke in. Value for the dollar is top notch and my Axe performs just as good as any other high end on the market, if not better. What I didn't like is the feed neck over extended once, but fixed that issue with an o-ring, and the shape of the foregrip is a little undesirable due to shape. Other then those nit picking issues, I am happy with my Axe and highly recommend one to any baller on a budget.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
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