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Old 05-20-2012, 06:13 PM #1
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Blown Axe solonoid? This happens?

After using my beloved Axe, that has been the
Most reliable gun, up to now.... Finally died. Well, the solonoid broke.

What happened....

-I was playing throughout the day with it, had pressures on reg set to 200 exact. Was shooting in the 290's over the chrono. Was shooting a lane off the break shooting psp then it just went...

Pop, pop, pop, pop, PIISSSSHHHHhHH

So I degasses the reg and swapped to my Etek3.

Got home, checked orings on Axe, they all looked good. Then I saw the golden metal clip on the bottom of the axes solonoid was chipped very bad. Aired up the gun with no leak. Shot one ball outside, then PISSHHhHHH.
Looked at solonoid and the entire bottom of the solonoid was broken. (fallen apart)



Questions...

Will a brand new solonoid fix this?

What was the cause of this?

Will this happen again?

All help is appreciated.
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Old 05-20-2012, 06:23 PM #2
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This is a known problem. Contact Kee/Paintball Solutions and they'll send you a new solenoid.
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Old 05-20-2012, 07:00 PM #3
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This is a known problem. Contact Kee/Paintball Solutions and they'll send you a new solenoid.
Thanks

Glad to know it wasn't my fault somehow!
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Old 05-20-2012, 08:44 PM #5
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Doesnt sound like the noids blown. Lube your poppet up. It sounds like it isn't resetting. If that isn't it get a noid from kee.
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Old 05-20-2012, 08:54 PM #6
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Doesnt sound like the noids blown. Lube your poppet up. It sounds like it isn't resetting. If that isn't it get a noid from kee.
No the noid looks like this. Definetly not the poppit.

http://hosting.paintballtek.com/Images/IMG_5316.JPG
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Old 05-20-2012, 09:32 PM #7
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Uh-oh. Call KEE, they'll help you out. 1-800-220-3222, tech@paintballsolutions.com
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Old 05-20-2012, 10:41 PM #8
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yea man that was a defective noid just a matter of time before it gave up.....
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yea man that was a defective noid just a matter of time before it gave up.....
Hahaha. Rest in peace, poor solenoid. You had a good run.
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Oh lol. I didn't realize you meant it really blew. Yeah def get a new free noid from pbsolutions
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Called PB Solutions having a free one shipped out today
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Great! Glad everything turned out well.
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Gotta admit Kee/PB solutions has the best tech support out there. Sorry dye/planet.
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Solonoid came in today, it fixed the gun perfectly!
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Congratulations! Glad everything is worked out.

PS. Make sure to save your old solenoid, it's nice to have it around just in case you need a screw or an o-ring that might not have popped when it broke.
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Congratulations! Glad everything is worked out.

PS. Make sure to save your old solenoid, it's nice to have it around just in case you need a screw or an o-ring that might not have popped when it broke.
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No worries. Glad we could help!
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It happens ALL THE TIME, Mini's and axes have came with Broken noids, SEVERAL times from factory right out of the box.

Normally with blue and red mini's.... and olive axe's have also have had tons of problems with the ASA and Noid from factory.
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It happens ALL THE TIME, Mini's and axes have came with Broken noids, SEVERAL times from factory right out of the box.

Normally with blue and red mini's.... and olive axe's have also have had tons of problems with the ASA and Noid from factory.
Lol. You must know what your talking about becuase mine was an olive axe.
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how many times did you use your axe until the defective noid gave out?
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