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Old 05-08-2007, 10:11 PM #1
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I got my etek and now i'm getting a dye ul barrel and i'm wonderin what would be the best bore size any ideas?
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Old 05-08-2007, 10:15 PM #2
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largest one there is for the ul. i think its .692, not too sure. better too big and lose a little accuracy than too smally and break every ball
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Old 05-08-2007, 10:50 PM #3
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.692 would probably be perfect. I use a .693 cp barrel and it shoots really well
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Old 05-08-2007, 11:07 PM #4
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all depends on what kinda paint you normally shoot...
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Old 05-08-2007, 11:23 PM #5
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.689 is a little big more some paint. But then again I have a barrel kit, so...
Sometimes its better to go with a kit even though they are more expensive. But i think a .689 back is the best all around.
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Old 05-08-2007, 11:28 PM #6
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i would go between .690 and .693
fits all paint and the etek just tends to keep accuracy up no matter what the bore size.
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Old 05-09-2007, 05:27 PM #7
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Old 05-09-2007, 07:23 PM #8
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Save up some extra cash and get a barrel kit.

The basics= Gun, air, loader, Barrel KIT.
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Old 05-11-2007, 03:34 PM #9
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The stock barrel for the ETek is a .693. I'd say get .688 UL (since they come in that instead of .689) or maybe a .690 if they make em in that. That way you'd have a barrel for small paint and the stock barrel for everything else. The stock barrel works great. I had a barrel kit till I found out all I would mostly need is 2 barrels. Now I have the stock barrel and a 1 piece Proto barrel (they all come in a .690 size). They shoot just like a UL and are cheaper as well.
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Old 05-11-2007, 05:12 PM #10
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