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Viewloader - eVLution 3 Information
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Viewloader
5818 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Phone: (800) 755-5061
Fax: (760) 579-5901
Email: info@jtusa.com
Website: http://www.viewloader.com
Impeller type loader, shaped like an egg, claims 23 BPS feed rate. Comes in black, smoke.
 Manual: Submit a manual
 Release Date: Unknown
 MSRP: $59.99
 Average Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 stars.
 Reviews: 49
 Rating Summary:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
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  • Currently 3/5 stars.
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Viewloader - eVLution 3 Reviews
Viewloader eVLution 3 I received my eVLution 3 as part of a package deal with my Mini and tank, so it is difficult to estimate an exact price. The loader is okay. It feeds fast enough for most practical purposes (23 bps...
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jamemurp
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Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Dallas, TX
Length of use: More than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Price paid: $40.00
Pros: Distinctive shape, price
Cons: Shape, loading door
I received my eVLution 3 as part of a package deal with my Mini and tank, so it is difficult to estimate an exact price. The loader is okay. It feeds fast enough for most practical purposes (23 bps is comparable to stock Halo B 22-25 BPS) and is easy to operate. The distinctive body style may or may not appeal to everyone. Ball capacity is good (~200). It is fairly loud, but not obnoxious. Battery efficiency is good (uses 1 9v). Dissassembly is fairly easy, but reassembly is more difficult.

In use, I found it did it's job, but sits a bit higher than I would have liked. The shape causes it to be a bit back heavy, but I didn't find that to be noticeable on the field. The shape is rounded, which could result in some deflections/bounces, but I didn't notice this in play. Durability seems good, but it is just plastic after all, so certainly not invincible! Some reviews seem to take issue with the battery door, but I had no problems with it.

What is an issue is the feed door. The snap open design is a neat idea, but the plastic retaining lip wears pretty quickly and then has trouble staying locked open. Since I don't want to use two hands to reload in the middle of a game, this was a problem. I understand that some players have made speed loaders that address this, but I was very disappointed with the stock lid.

Since they are now relatively cheap, I would recommend this for a cash strapped player. However, mine has been relegated to a backup as I now use a VLocity Jr. with Gangstar chip.
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  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Viewloader eVLution 3 Continuing what the egg 1 and 2 borught the egg 3 just simplifies the same concept and removes a feed rate dial. its all atomatic. the hopper is large enoughto accomodate most filling on field...
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jonotwist
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Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: NE ohio
jonotwist plays in the APPA D5 division
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jonotwist supports Empire
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 3.5/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Price paid: $20.00
Pros: light, fast enough, balanced, high capacity
Cons: fragile, too high,
Continuing what the egg 1 and 2 borught the egg 3 just simplifies the same concept and removes a feed rate dial. its all atomatic.

the hopper is large enoughto accomodate most filling on field without wasiting balls,
the feed rate is not as fast as other loaders, but fastenough for what most need.
the hoppers matriel does have some weak points in the structure, be wary while handling,

other than that a cheap alternative that offersalot of performance for a little price.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Viewloader eVLution 3 I am using my egg 3 on my vibe it is pretty good hopper for what I do it keep up just fine and has pretty good batterie life.
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kstallman
 
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Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Ely Iowa
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Price paid: $65.00
Pros: I like the way it is shaped. works good,
Cons: Not as fast as some of the other
I am using my egg 3 on my vibe it is pretty good hopper for what I do it keep up just fine and has pretty good batterie life.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Viewloader eVLution 3 This hopper is great. it is not sound activated but force feed. This was my first hopper and still my back up hopper. Constant feed never jammed or chopped a ball on me. Bad thing is that it looks...
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kzp007
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Harlingen TX
kzp007 owns a Planet Eclipse Etha
kzp007 supports Empire
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 3.3/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 1/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Price paid: $40.00
Pros: no jams
Cons: looks, heavy on the back
This hopper is great. it is not sound activated but force feed. This was my first hopper and still my back up hopper. Constant feed never jammed or chopped a ball on me. Bad thing is that it looks fugly as ****. you have a big yoshi egg on top of your gun. also the batteries are in the back of the hopper so that makes it very heavy to the back and if you don't tighten your hopper right it will go sideways and ****. big no no. I do recommend it but if you can upgrade to a halo too
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Viewloader eVLution 3 It feeds faster than a stock empire reloader b. downside is the door snaps off frequently
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ltrain
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Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: killadelphia
Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Price paid: $0.01
Pros: I got it for free
Cons: Looks like poo, door snaps off
It feeds faster than a stock empire reloader b. downside is the door snaps off frequently
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  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Viewloader eVLution 3 its not the best but for the gun that i use its awesome
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moneytime111
 
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Join Date: Jan 2009
Length of use: Less 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: $62.00
Pros: f
Cons: d
its not the best but for the gun that i use its awesome
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  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Viewloader eVLution 3 i used to have one of these on my PMR and my Epiphany a while ago. They kept up well with both of them but, they aren't really that fast shooting guns. You will never have a ball fall out of this...
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paintfreak93
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: mechanicsburg PA
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: $70.00
Pros: feeds well, spill proof
Cons: heavy, looks, loud
i used to have one of these on my PMR and my Epiphany a while ago. They kept up well with both of them but, they aren't really that fast shooting guns. You will never have a ball fall out of this thing. It is kind of hard to open the lid while your playing because it almost takes two hands. I would reccomend this to you if your gun is shooting under 20bps because any faster than that, and i don't think it could keep up. It's also pretty loud. I know it was almost as loud as my epiphany.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Viewloader eVLution 3 This loader is the same thing as the egg 2 but it has a part that keeps the battery door from breaking off and i think they all come with the z-board. PROS: Feeds fast. Battery life! you can keep...
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pbking316
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Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: West Pittston, PA
pbking316 has been a member for 10 years
Length of use: More than 1 year
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 4.3/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 5/5 stars.
Price paid: $50.00
Pros: cheap fast battery life
Cons: shells weird lid
This loader is the same thing as the egg 2 but it has a part that keeps the battery door from breaking off and i think they all come with the z-board.

PROS: Feeds fast. Battery life! you can keep batteries in for months and they won't die. High capacity, hold a lot of paint

Cons:
weird lid design i just never like the lid much. POOR shells as with most all VL products.

the z-board keeps spinning for a few seconds when it senses paint moving in the feedneck which is good for speed but i've seen overfilled loaders turn into blenders a few times.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Viewloader eVLution 3 This is a good entry level electronic hopper for woodsball or rec speedball. I used it on a 98 ACT and then an ION XE. It worked well for both and I never had trouble with it feeding or running out...
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ps7ctr31
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Join Date: May 2009
Location: South Jersey
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Length of use: More than 1 year
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Price paid: $60.00
Pros: value & reliability
Cons: hard to clean, hard to fill
This is a good entry level electronic hopper for woodsball or rec speedball. I used it on a 98 ACT and then an ION XE. It worked well for both and I never had trouble with it feeding or running out of juice. I don't shoot real fast but this never had trouble keeping up. I did put my ION on full auto once to test it out and it seemed pretty fast.

The main problems with it are that it is hard to clean and that it is hard to fill. There are 6 or 7 screws that need removed to take it apart and the wires are difficult to stuff back in. The worse part is that the screw heads all face out the right side of the shell. So for a right handed player any hopper fits are likely to junk up the holes. The lid is spring loaded which makes it tough to fill one handed. I was able to take out the springs so the lid would not snap shut on me. I then used some resin to build up the lip that is supposed to hold the lid open as It would not stay open while I filled it. After those two mods, it worked great. If no one else has this problem, maybe I just got a defective one.

The batteries would last for several cases assuming I took them out between my monthly paintball excursions. The noise is not too bad either. For the price it is great. I have since upgraded as I got more money to spend. This is now my loaner.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
Viewloader eVLution 3 This hopper is shaped like a egg so it kinda looks cool,its fast,cheap, this is a great hopper for a beginner.But note... it is a pain to clean.
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PSLBaller
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Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Florida
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Length of use: Less than 6 months
Overall Rating:
  • Currently 3.3/5 stars.
Appearance:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Performance:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Reliability:
  • Currently 3/5 stars.
Value:
  • Currently 4/5 stars.
Price paid: $30.00
Pros: Fast, cheap, no-spill lid, good battery life
Cons: Jams,Ugly,Hard to clean
This hopper is shaped like a egg so it kinda looks cool,its fast,cheap, this is a great hopper for a beginner.But note... it is a pain to clean.
  This review has been rated:
  • Currently 0/5 stars.
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