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Virtue Paintball - Spire Information
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Virtue Paintball
40-14 Oser Avenue
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Fax: (631) 617-5349
Email: info@virtuepaintball.com
Website: http://www.virtuepaintball.com
The Virtue Spire is the next generation in loader technology with a shot activated sensor, jam-proof feeding system and a tool-less design that can be taken apart and reassembled in seconds. Not only is the Spire an aggressive, lightweight, and compact design, but it also holds more paint than the leading competitors.
 Manual: Download the manual for Virtue Paintball Download
 Release Date: 2012
 MSRP: $185.00
 Average Rating:
  • Currently 4.5/5 stars.
 Reviews: 149
 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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Virtue Paintball - Spire Reviews
Virtue Paintball Spire I have used the spire ever since is got released and i have to say WOW . First the design is really sexy and nice looking Second The spire holds alot of paint compared to a rotor. Third The thing...
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Join Date: Jul 2012
ProjectShift is playing at Living Legends VII
ProjectShift owns a Planet Eclipse Geo
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: $250.00
Pros: large mouth feed, never jams , small and light
Cons: nothing
I have used the spire ever since is got released and i have to say WOW .
First the design is really sexy and nice looking

Second The spire holds alot of paint compared to a rotor.

Third The thing never jams

forth The MOST LOVED THING BY ME is the large mouth feed . impossible to miss with pod

i myself have a virtue sf speedfeed and its the best thing on the market and it NEVER spills paint

All in all Amazing quality product Thank you Virtue
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Virtue Paintball Spire I have had my spire for about 4 months now and I absolutely love it. I had a like new rotor go down on me so I switched to a spire. It hasn't even had a hiccup since i bought it. The only downside is...
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Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Sewell NJ
pscharf owns a Planet Eclipse Ego
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pscharf 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: $185.00
Pros: light weight and will never go down
Cons: expensive ups
I have had my spire for about 4 months now and I absolutely love it. I had a like new rotor go down on me so I switched to a spire. It hasn't even had a hiccup since i bought it. The only downside is that it needs a spring ramp (which is an additional $10) and the speed feeds are much more expensive then speed feeds for other loaders.
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  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Virtue Paintball Spire I bought a black and green spire a month ago to get a free membership to my field. I absolutely love the low profile design and the easy to clean access. However, my spire constantly pulses. I...
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PurpleNinjaX2
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Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Pittsburgh
PurpleNinjaX2 is playing at Living Legends VI
PurpleNinjaX2 owns a Planet Eclipse Geo
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PurpleNinjaX2 supports Team VICIOUS
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4.3/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Price paid: $195.00
Pros: Low profile, good feed rate, reliable
Cons: Read Below
I bought a black and green spire a month ago to get a free membership to my field. I absolutely love the low profile design and the easy to clean access.

However, my spire constantly pulses. I have tried every fix that is available and nothing seems to fix it. It absolutely kills the battery because the drivecone is always spinning.

The SF feed is amazing, and my spire has never jammed or had a hiccup. As soon as I get the pulsing issue fixed it will be a perfect loader.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Virtue Paintball Spire I admit it, the prime motivating factors in my decision to order a Spire were: 1- Color. I ordered mine in black and purple to match my VIO. 2- Weight. Under a pound without batteries, 18.8 oz. with...
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ReverendBubba
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Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Spring, TX
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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: $195.00
Pros: Feeds anything, quick disassembly, wide mouth
Cons: Very expensive
I admit it, the prime motivating factors in my decision to order a Spire were:

1- Color. I ordered mine in black and purple to match my VIO.
2- Weight. Under a pound without batteries, 18.8 oz. with 3 standard AAs.
3- Ability to feed Reballs, which it does without a hitch.
4- Ease of disassembly. No tools required, at all, to switch between speedfeed and normal, change the batteries, or clean up a major paint break. Even swapping between 200 and 260 shells requires simply unlocking and pressing one button to release the back shell/door and pulling one tab to release the mechanics tray. The only time you need a tool is changing colors, and I don't see that happening often.

The Spire simply works. It'll feed my G4 at 12 BPS on the field or 35 BPS in the back yard.

My only complaint, and it's an extremely minor one, is the inability to push a button once and have it spool up to max speed for a drop test. Since it's recoil activated using a g-force sensor you have to either spank the loader or rapidly push the manual feed button to see how fast it feeds, neither option shows it's true ability.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Virtue Paintball Spire Once the spire came out, i was blown away by its looks. Some people say it looks like a boat, but it doesnt bother me. It holds more paint than a stock prophecy or rotor. and performs the same as...
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Join Date: May 2014
Location: Chino, California
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Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4.8/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Price paid: $175.00
Pros: Quiet, Reliable, Sleek
Cons: Weight, Constant Pulse
Once the spire came out, i was blown away by its looks. Some people say it looks like a boat, but it doesnt bother me. It holds more paint than a stock prophecy or rotor. and performs the same as either of those. My spire never jams up on me and feeds great. Youre definitely getting your moneys worth buying one of these. especially with virtue's great customer service.
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  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Virtue Paintball Spire This hopper is my baby. I loved it ever since it came out of the packaging. It has never under performed and has always lived up to my standards. I got this hopper coming into the 2014 season, i...
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Sean-13
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Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Winnipeg
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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: $200.00
Pros: Beautiful Design, Never jams, holds 205 balls
Cons: popcorn's paint a little
This hopper is my baby. I loved it ever since it came out of the packaging. It has never under performed and has always lived up to my standards.

I got this hopper coming into the 2014 season, i switched from the rotor, switching was the best decision of my paintball life. I play speedball on 12.5 bps and the spire is perfect for my play style. I am a front guy.

The speed feed is a little expensive but it is definitely worth it in the long run since you never lose any paint. I haven't lost a ball yet!

My only issue is that it popcorns paint a little but that's not a big deal, when you are in the game you don't think about it.

All in all, get this hopper, it never jams and is much better than the rotor.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Virtue Paintball Spire I love the Spire. The only other loaders I've owned were an Invert Halo Too and a BT Rip Clip so this is my first end-game loader. I put about 5000 rounds through it and not once did it jam or break...
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Spartan29
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Join Date: May 2010
Location: Mullica Hill, NJ
Spartan29 is playing at Living Legends VII
Spartan29 owns a Planet Eclipse Ego
Spartan29 supports Team VICIOUS
Spartan29 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: $194.95
Pros: Tool-less (dis)assembly, Simple
Cons: Speedfeed
I love the Spire. The only other loaders I've owned were an Invert Halo Too and a BT Rip Clip so this is my first end-game loader. I put about 5000 rounds through it and not once did it jam or break balls. While that's not a lot, it is still good. I would absolutely recommend it to anyone looking for a high end loader.

The one complaint I have is the speedfeeds. You can't just get a thing to go over the lid, you have to get an entirely different top part for it. And it's expensive, about $45.

9/10 Amazing loader.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Virtue Paintball Spire Great hopper that is really easy to take care of. This thing can take a beating and keep going like nothing happened. I bought a blue Russian Legion one and I love it. Looks great and has a nice low...
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Location: Decatur,IN
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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: Fast, Holds more paint, Easy to take apart
Cons: Nothing I can think of
Great hopper that is really easy to take care of. This thing can take a beating and keep going like nothing happened. I bought a blue Russian Legion one and I love it. Looks great and has a nice low profile.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Virtue Paintball Spire This a great great hopper that never jams up, the major con is the price,i think that it works just as good as the rotor or and high end hopper. Great simple design,but noting amazing
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Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4.3/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Price paid: $189.00
Pros: Never jams,weight
Cons: price,piece,looks
This a great great hopper that never jams up, the major con is the price,i think that it works just as good as the rotor or and high end hopper.
Great simple design,but noting amazing
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Virtue Paintball Spire We got picked up by Virtue to shoot the Spire for 2013 & 2014. We were happy to work with them considering that many of us had issues with the Dye Rotor in the humidity. The easy maintenance and...
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Steve M
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Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Newport News, VA
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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: $185.00
Pros: Easy to maintain, feeds anything
Cons: Nothing
We got picked up by Virtue to shoot the Spire for 2013 & 2014. We were happy to work with them considering that many of us had issues with the Dye Rotor in the humidity. The easy maintenance and large capacity of this loader make it the best on the market.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
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