Originally Posted by theSTZombie
Can I use a t9 mag with the remote line adapter on a T9.1? somehow I think i'd prefer to have the air line out the bottom there rather than off the ASA block.
Is this do-able? i'm gonna be shooting mostly reg balls thru a hopper rather than FS thru mag. but i guess if i wanted to, I could just have a CO2 mag ready with FS loaded..and switch it out in combat.
how far am i off?
As someone who's tried it both ways ... The remote line out the back of the 9.1 is far more convenient and more out of the way. You can get a few NPT 1/8th hard fittings cheaply to setup the angle that it comes off the back of the marker so it's perfectly out of the way.
The other problem with a CO2 mag vs remote using compressed air is is that technically you should rechrono when switching air sources. The regulator on the Tiberius markers is non-balanced (as are more paintball regulators). This means that the output pressure changes relative to the input pressure. The output pressure of your compressed air tank and 12 grams in the grip WILL be different.
Using the remote line out the back also eliminated a number of possible points of failure and IMHO made the marker far, far more reliable. You don't need to worry about the seals inside each magazine drying out or getting dirt in them. You don't need to worry about loading a a dud, or mostly empty 12gram.
It also opens up the possibility of using the First Strike Only rifled barrel. It's quite impressive, but very inefficient. So using 12 grams is not recommended.
or your local hardware store.
I also highly recommend a ProConnect style remote fitting. They have quick disconnect and bleed-off combined into one short fitting. It makes life very easy between/after games to quickly/safely/easily de-gas the marker.