Originally Posted by tgallo
I'm having a similar problem. I get a handful of breaks every time I go out. Not ever 10-15 shots....more like 1 in 100...but still enough to be annoying. And it even happens just firing a single shot sometimes.
It got me thinking.....detents to stiff? just a thought
What paint are you guys using? I'm literally putting cases of paint through my marker without any internal breaks/chops/etc.
~ Eye mode and process both set to STD
~ Bolt return should be 25-35, preferably on the high-side.
~ Breech delay should 6ms; no more, no less.
~ make sure you're using a low-force fed loader (if you have a rotor: take the motor tray out and next to the button there will be two adjustable screws. The bigger one on the right adjusts tension. loosen it by a full turn (or more). Stock settings on a Z2 or Prophecy should be fine. Pinokios always work, but are fugly.)
~Make sure you're running a lower input pressure and higher dwell. There's no reason to run the shortest dwell possible. My marker will first fire quietly at 8ms and then fully at 9ms, but I have my dwell at 11 to prevent FSDO and short-stroking.
~ Make sure your barrels are clean (this should be a no-duh sort of point, but swabbing a barrel doesn't count as cleaning it. Run HOT water through the barrel and then follow that with a paper towel or microfiber to dry it off.)
~ Make sure your detents move freely. People look at me like I'm crazy, but I often pop-out my detents, clean the spring/piston and then lube them with gunsav.
~ For the love of god, you don't need to use uncapped semi. If you want uncapped semi, just set the ROF Cap to 20. On most boards, capped rates of fire force an average timeout based upon your dwell, breech delay, bolt delay, etc. instead of a min value that we all enter in our settings. This lets the marker fire more consistently when capped and prevents breaks.
~I'll think of something else in a minute and fill this line....