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Old 02-16-2014, 05:31 AM #1
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Etek 4 upgrades?

Hey everyone, so I own a completely stock Etek 4 LT and I was wondering what would be the best upgrades I could do to it? I was thinking about getting a cure 4 bolt, 2011 POPS ASA and an APE Rampage board. Any thoughts and feedback is appreciated, thanks!

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Old 02-16-2014, 05:46 AM #2
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My personal opinion is that the board and bolt are a waste of money. The board is simple enough to set and once it's set there is no need to change it. As far as the bolt I never had any problems out of the stock bolt on my Eteks. As the old saying goes, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it". Only upgrades I would look at would be a barrel, since the Etek comes with a .693 stock, and some people like a violent trigger. The zick 2 rammer also makes a small difference in smoothness but not a lot. The pops is a nice addition though.
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Old 02-16-2014, 10:24 AM #3
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The etek 4 already comes with the zic two rammer.The best upgrades I put in my etek was the violent scythe trigger and a pooty cure 4 bolt. With the barrel you can either get the boost kit, or get the stock back freak bored and use freak inserts. I also upgraded to the rampage board. You don't really need it unless you wanted the three round burst and full auto.
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Old 02-16-2014, 12:16 PM #4
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The barrel and Violent trigger are the only upgrades I've made to my son's ETEK4. Both are worth every penny...thought about a Cure4 and possibly an APE OLED but just haven't felt the need so far because the marker shoots great as is.
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Old 02-16-2014, 06:10 PM #5
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violent trigger is a really great upgrade. Maybe a Barrel if you're in to sizing paint. Otherwise, those items you want are around $200 and won't help you get eliminations. Paint and play time will be a better upgrade.
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Old 02-16-2014, 08:33 PM #6
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The etek 4 already comes with the zic two rammer.The best upgrades I put in my etek was the violent scythe trigger and a pooty cure 4 bolt. With the barrel you can either get the boost kit, or get the stock back freak bored and use freak inserts. I also upgraded to the rampage board. You don't really need it unless you wanted the three round burst and full auto.
Good call. Forgot the zick 2 came stock on the 4.
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Old 02-16-2014, 10:13 PM #7
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Another thing i did was i bent the metal leaf on the micro switch so the trigger wouldn't sit too close to the frame.

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Old 02-17-2014, 02:24 AM #8
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Thanks for the input guys, I forgot to mention in the op that I was planning on getting the Freak kit. And am now definitely look at the violent trigger. On a side note is there any where I can order coloured parts for my Etek, mine is the pure black one and I was hoping to get some red accent parts for it.
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Old 02-18-2014, 09:36 PM #9
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Got a rampage board for sale hmu with some offers.
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I just picked up a 4 AM and put some air through it - no paint. It has a very strong kick. Is this normal for eteks or are adjustments required? Would a different bolt make any difference?

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Old 02-21-2014, 07:10 AM #11
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Put paint through it and then decide. Dry firing a marker gives you no insight on how it will shoot paint. Don't waste money on a bolt unless you are breaking paint...and ****ty paint is not the reason.
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