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Vanguard - Demon Information
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Vanguard
3050 W. Lincoln Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92801

Fax: (714) 226-0020
Email: sales@vanguardpaintball.com
Website: http://www.vanguardusa.net
The Demon has been created after years of research and development. Gas through regulator and Patented Bolt design. The bolt is designed for high efficiency rates, smoother shots and lower maintenance.
 Manual: Download the manual for Vanguard Download
 Release Date: 2011
 MSRP: $1,050.00
 Average Rating:
  • Currently 4.4/5 stars.
 Reviews: 39
 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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Vanguard - Demon Reviews
Vanguard Demon Best spool on the market! Absolutely no kick, very smoothe, and super quiet! Extremely efficient spool, 11-12 pods off a 68. Very simple design and clean milling. Around the same size as a luxe but...
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hayden14
 
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Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: East Bay, CA
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: $900.00
Pros: Smoothness, Quiet, effecientcy, simplicity, etc!
Cons: Trigger takes a bit to get use to
Best spool on the market!
Absolutely no kick, very smoothe, and super quiet!
Extremely efficient spool, 11-12 pods off a 68.
Very simple design and clean milling.
Around the same size as a luxe but feels better in the hands.
Very clean and simple OLED board w/ USB for charging and updates.
Better than luxe's I've shot dm's and macdevs


Trigger is slightly awkward, but there is both a spring and a magnet so you can tune it to however you want and eventually get it pretty perfect.

Smoothest gun on the market
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 1/5 stars.
Vanguard Demon I bought two demons at the same time, I've had nothing but trouble from one which I already was informed about all the problems before receiving it an the other I had a little trouble with in the...
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Ballout23
 
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Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Jacksonville
Ballout23 is playing at Living Legends VII
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Price paid: $350.00
Pros: Super quiet, no kick
Cons: Maintenance can be a pain
I bought two demons at the same time, I've had nothing but trouble from one which I already was informed about all the problems before receiving it an the other I had a little trouble with in the beginning but now it's great.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Vanguard Demon this marker caught my eye and i had to have one. i really enjoyed the way the it shot and is one of the best shooting markers i have shot to date. unfortunately mine had nothing but problems and i...
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icecreamsammiches
 
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Join Date: May 2010
Location: Louisiana
icecreamsammiches plays in the PSP
icecreamsammiches is an NCPA player
icecreamsammiches has perfected Level 1 in PbNation Pursuit
icecreamsammiches has achieved Level 2 in PbNation Pursuit
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 2/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Price paid: $850.00
Pros: looks, smooth, feels great in the hands
Cons: lots of leaks, and a pain to diagnose the problems
this marker caught my eye and i had to have one.
i really enjoyed the way the it shot and is one of the best shooting markers i have shot to date.

unfortunately mine had nothing but problems and i was only able to use it a few times, but these things happen during the early stages of production.

i would definitely like to pick one of these up again down the road once all of the kinks are worked out
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Vanguard Demon I was the first one in my area to get a Demon and couldn't wait to try it out, but it had problems from day one. Leaked until I replaced all bolt orings and used Dow55, that wasn't included, to...
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Jester8
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Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Sacramento, CA
Jester8 owns a Planet Eclipse Geo
Jester8 owns a Planet Eclipse Lv1
Jester8 supports Team VICIOUS
Jester8 supports Team VICIOUS
Jester8 supports Pev's Paintball
Jester8 has perfected Level 2 in PbNation Pursuit
Jester8 supports Empire
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Price paid: $750.00
Pros: Smooth, Quiet, Efficient, Rechargeable
Cons: FSDO, Aluminum tolerance varies
I was the first one in my area to get a Demon and couldn't wait to try it out, but it had problems from day one. Leaked until I replaced all bolt orings and used Dow55, that wasn't included, to swell the orings and seal the gun. I then got constant FSDO no matter how high I took the dwell/fsdo settings. I also tried Vaseline as recommended and it still had fsdo. It's a real smooth shooter if you have one with good tolerances, but it needs the option for a spring to eliminate the fsdo problems. I sold my Demon, bought another Luxe, and would only consider getting a Demon again if it were sprung so I'll be keeping an eye out for future improvements.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Vanguard Demon I won this gun in a tournament. I can't really complain much because I didn't pay anything for it. It shoots butter smooth, I think better than a luxe. It broke down on me one time. The only thing I...
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jsempire09
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Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Levittown, PA
jsempire09 plays in the PSP
jsempire09 is playing at Living Legends VI
jsempire09 supports Team VICIOUS
jsempire09 is for the Gunfight
jsempire09 plays in the APPA D4 division
jsempire09 has achieved Level 3 in PbNation Pursuit
jsempire09 supports DLX Technology
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4.3/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Price paid: $0.01
Pros: Smooth, design
Cons: Unreliable
I won this gun in a tournament. I can't really complain much because I didn't pay anything for it. It shoots butter smooth, I think better than a luxe. It broke down on me one time. The only thing I did was lube it up and worked fine afterward. Very light gun. I also like how there is no macroline. This is one of the best looking guns on the market. It's just priced a little high to buy brand new.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Vanguard Demon bought the demon in october and have shot 20 cases of diffrent brands of paint and havent had a problem, its smooth with very little kick and most of all very air efficiant
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Join Date: Jan 2012
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: $900.00
Pros: very fast, light weight and very air efficiant
Cons: cant think of any
bought the demon in october and have shot 20 cases of diffrent brands of paint and havent had a problem, its smooth with very little kick and most of all very air efficiant
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Vanguard Demon This gun is incredibily smooth I am actually looking for a vanguard sponsorship but my upcoming or soon to be d3 team has to yet show its potential so that probrially wont happen This gun has to be...
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Michael_3388
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Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: USA
Michael_3388 is playing at Living Legends VII
Michael_3388 owns a Planet Eclipse Lv1
Michael_3388 supports Empire
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4.8/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Price paid: $900.00
Pros: SMOOTH
Cons: Nothing
This gun is incredibily smooth
I am actually looking for a vanguard sponsorship but my upcoming or soon to be d3 team has to yet show its potential so that probrially wont happen
This gun has to be the perfect gun for me
I am a mid/front snake player and this gun's design is amazing
I am 6' and the ergonomics fit me nicely
The only thing about this gun is maintenance
I am not a big fan of microless but i aint compaining with a preformance like this
Also the orings on the bolt need to be fixed out of the box the lube on mine was caked on their so i had to take out every oring a clean and relube the entire bolt
The orings were not bad the just were overlubed
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Vanguard Demon Got this today as part of a team package, and I love it. I had to use my coach's since mine needed to be charged, but the thing shot great, the programming is very easy, and the overall operation is...
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mnixon12
 
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Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Green Valley
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mnixon12 is for the Gunfight
mnixon12 plays in the APPA D4 division
mnixon12 has perfected Level 1 in PbNation Pursuit
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: $950.00
Pros: Quiet, low kick, fast, accurate
Cons: Bolt assembly leaves no room for error
Got this today as part of a team package, and I love it. I had to use my coach's since mine needed to be charged, but the thing shot great, the programming is very easy, and the overall operation is so smooth.

Vanguard was in a bit of a hurry to get these shipped to us, so I had to mess with the bolt to get it to sit right so as to allow paintballs to feed into the chamber. Other than that, I love this thing.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Vanguard Demon I received the Demon as part of my sponsorship package when it first can out. I had the chance to see the gun being tested, so I was anticipating the final product. Out of the box, I had some issues...
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monkeyballer099639
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Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Redlands
monkeyballer099639 owns a Planet Eclipse Ego
monkeyballer099639 plays in the APPA D4 division
monkeyballer099639 supports DLX Technology
Length of use: More than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4.5/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Price paid: $0.01
Pros: Smooth, easy to maintain, efficient
Cons: reliability with first run
I received the Demon as part of my sponsorship package when it first can out. I had the chance to see the gun being tested, so I was anticipating the final product. Out of the box, I had some issues with my manifold. A quick visit with the CS and everything was fixed. Since then it has been shooting great, especially with all the V2 parts installed. I was able to get 11 pods from my 68 no problem. Definitely the most efficient spool on the market and one of the smoothest. The OLED board makes tuning easy. I love having a rechargeable battery. One thing I don't like are the stock barrels.They seemed a little too thin for me and were not very durable. I upgraded to a Furious and felt much better.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Vanguard Demon Great marker, very efficient and smooth. Very easy to maintain and charge, I would daily suggest picking one up.
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Muck15
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Join Date: May 2011
Location: Boston, Mass
Muck15 owns a Planet Eclipse Geo
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Muck15 has achieved Level 1 in PbNation Pursuit
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4.8/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Price paid: $815.00
Pros: Light, Reliable, Quiet, Rechargeable, Efficient
Cons: No Cons
Great marker, very efficient and smooth. Very easy to maintain and charge, I would daily suggest picking one up.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
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