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Old 01-05-2014, 12:17 AM #1
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Just picked up a new GEO3.1 today. The gun is really nice. Shot "feel" and handling (single tube) of a GEO (which I prefer) and the gas thru and rubber portions for an LV1. Perfect combination, IMO. The clean milling lines of the GEO3 look great and I think it's a very sharp looking gun in all back. I shot a couple cases through it today and it works great.













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Old 01-05-2014, 07:09 PM #2
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You like all your guns black! Looks very nice with the amazing photography.
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Old 01-05-2014, 09:08 PM #3
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You like all your guns black! Looks very nice with the amazing photography.
Thanks! And yes I do. Black on black is the best.

I shot just over 8,000 rounds through the gun this weekend and it worked great. No issues with the gun and it was ready to rock right out of the box. The shot feels great and should only get better as it breaks in. The feel/handling is perfect, IMO. I am very happy with it so far!
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Jealous. But you are absolutely right. Great feel of the lv1, with the amazing shot of the Geo is the best combo
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Jealous. But you are absolutely right. Great feel of the lv1, with the amazing shot of the Geo is the best combo
Yes, exactly! Best of both worlds!

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Hey you're an mnsubaru guy. I'm friends with Nuke. I don't live in MN anymore tho
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Old 01-07-2014, 04:11 PM #8
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Added a Violent trigger! The gun has about 11.5k shots through it now. Working great!





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Old 01-20-2014, 04:19 PM #13
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Wow that's clean
Thanks!

This thread is only 3 stars now? People must really dislike seeing my guns Oh well.

Here's my setup with the new Spire 260 shell that I switched to. I love the extra capacity while still retaining a profile that is smaller than a standard Rotor!















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you picked that up since the gsl? Your photos always look great btw.
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Old 01-20-2014, 05:28 PM #15
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you picked that up since the gsl? Your photos always look great btw.
Yeah I got it after.
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I love the photography you do. Sweet geo!
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Old 03-13-2014, 07:54 AM #18
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I recently had a set of PE Shaft 4 barrel backs modified and I figured I would share the details with anyone who is interested. Normal "Autococker" threaded barrels typically have a thread which requires about 7 full turns to install or remove. On the field this can be quite time consuming and tedious.

Other manufacturers (Tippmann, Smart Parts Impulse/Ion, etc) have used more coarse threading to try to alleviate this. But Autococker threading remains the most popular barrel thread and is used on many (the majority of?) guns to this day.

I noticed that Empire guns (specifically my Empire Sniper) have Autococker threading, but they only have about half as many turns (about three and a half). They still screw in nicely and stay on solidly, but they take much less time to install or remove.

So I sent out a set of PE Shaft 4 barrel backs and had approx half the threads machined off by a local machine shop. The result is exactly as expected. No issues with install or firmness of mounting (still using an o-ring), but it is much quicker to remove/install the barrel. I'm happy with it!

Here are some photos showing what was done (and comparing to other PE barrels and the Empire Sniper barrel):







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Old 03-13-2014, 07:55 AM #19
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Thanks to http://splatball.com/ in Minneapolis for hooking me up with these!

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Old 03-13-2014, 07:56 AM #20
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I just got one of the new Ninja SL (Superlite) 68/45 Tank's and Pro V2 Reg's. The new tank is close to 30% lighter than the previous Ninja 68/45's! That is nearly 1 pound! The Pro V2 regulators now have a ball bearing instead of a pin valve.

The weight difference of this reg is no joke. It is immediately noticeable and seems unbelievably light the first time you pick it up. It is basically the weight of a 45/45 bottle, but the size of a 68/45. I love it! Here are some more photos of the tank and reg.

Ninja 68/45 SL, Planet Eclipse GEO 3.1, Virtue Spire



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Old 03-13-2014, 07:58 AM #21
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Lurker 2 Piece Eigenbarrel v3









Here are photos of the barrel on my GEO 3.1.











Here are some comparisons on the amount of porting.

PE Shaft 4 (14.5") vs. Eigenbarrel V3 (15")



6 rows of 14 ports vs. 8 rows of 12+4 ports



I measured the ports and calculated port area.



Comparison to other aftermarket barrels from this thread.

http://www.pbnation.com/showthread.php?t=3925097

Highest Porting Area to Lowest:
Lurker Eigenbarrel: 0.621 in^2
Furious Lotus: 0.444 in^2
Disruptive Deathtouch: 0.421 in^2
Macdev Shift: 0.387 in^2
Critical 100g: 0.373 in^2
PE Shaft 4: 0.371 in^2
Lapco Fuse: 0.362 in^2
Dye Ultralite: 0.319 in^2

I also measured the PE Shaft barrel control bore lengths.

PE Shaft 4: 8.5" Control Bore
PE Shaft 3: 6.0" Control Bore
Eigen V3: 9.4" Control Bore
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