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Old 05-12-2015, 01:54 AM #1
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.678 vs .681 lurker barrel?

Is .681 bore still considered an underbore for most paint? The field i play at uses GI Sportz paint i believe. I want an underbore but i dont know if the .678 lurker will break too much paint. thanks
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Old 05-12-2015, 02:04 AM #2
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I think so. I usually use .685 but don't under bore at all.
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Old 05-12-2015, 02:15 AM #3
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I used the .678 all winter but as things have warmed I moved to .684 and then to .690. Last summer I was finding paintballs stuck in my .693 barrel as the end of the day. I can't speak for GI Sportz or for any other paint, but best to check bore size as the day progresses and the season's change.
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Old 05-12-2015, 05:03 AM #4
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In the heat it is still an underbore for most paint. I'm beginning to have problems with the .678 here in NJ. Beginning of day it is ok, but shortly thereafter I switch to the larger bore size of .684
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Old 05-12-2015, 05:09 AM #5
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Is .681 bore still considered an underbore for most paint? The field i play at uses GI Sportz paint i believe. I want an underbore but i dont know if the .678 lurker will break too much paint. thanks
It just depends on where you are and what kind of paint you are shooting. I just recently moved to Jacksonville, NC and the local fied here uses some very small Marbalizer that bores out at .678-.679 range. When I lived in Corpus Christi, TX it was pretty rare to see anything smaller than .682-.683.
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Depends on where you live and varies batch to batch.

That being said the GI paint around here is rolling out of .677". .675" might be a match but probably not much of an underbore.

If you get the same paint we get on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, your .678" will not break anything.
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Old 05-12-2015, 01:23 PM #7
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Im in Charlotte NC. The stock axe barrel is .691 and the paint i use mostly always rolls through and sometimes i have to blow it but rarely. if some of the paint gets stuck do you think even .684 is underbored? i just want the safest bet but definitely an underbore

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Im in Charlotte NC. The stock axe barrel is .691 and the paint i use sometimes rolls through and sometimes i have to blow it. if some of the paint gets stuck do you think even .684 is underbored? i just want the safest bet but definitely an underbore
That being the case I would think you would want to underbore somewhere around .685-.689".

.681" seems way to small for paint that does not always roll out of .691".
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Old 05-12-2015, 03:07 PM #9
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I had to edit that post cause when I tried it again they all rolled through and not even close to getting stuck lol
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Your underboring is always going to depend on what your paint your shooting. Paint size changes from brand to brand and batch to batch, so it's hard to say that one certain size with be underboring for any paint.
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Old 05-13-2015, 07:19 PM #11
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I'm going to try out the .681. Hopefully it will be a solid underbore. I use the required field paint every time I play so we'll see.
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Old 05-15-2015, 04:23 PM #12
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I have used my lurker .684 more than any barrel I own. Thought the .678 would get more use with the small.680 valkin paint, but I had a few barrel breaks with the .678 so swapped back to the.684 and not another break. Wish I had and still may buy the .681 back just to shoot dimpled valkin properly..
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