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Old 09-29-2012, 08:03 PM #1
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Ego 8 tune for smoothness

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I'm trying to tune my ego 8 to be as smooth as possible. I have a zick 2 and hush bolt. All I've done so far is turn the lpr 1.5 turns in. What have you done that works? Board settings and lpr?
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Old 09-30-2012, 01:23 AM #2
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Originally Posted by calvman View Post
Every gun is a little different. There's no one best setting that will be universally best for everyone.

It's really up to you how you like to set up your gun. Depending on what you prefer, you can adjust for best efficiency, reduced LPR pressure or sound signature. The settings will differ based on what you're trying to achieve. And what works best for your gun may not work well for someone else.
Originally Posted by Dshooter89 View Post
ego8 about 10 cases
lpr=1-1.5 turns in
All that = butter
Originally Posted by dairoll View Post
Playing Xball, so looking for efficiency and an attempt at silence. speed goes to 13.33, so doesn't matter, So again, silence and efficiency are the necessary components. Running my ego with my 2-liter is teh sex.

For those interested, here are the stock settings for an 08 ego.

LPR: Flush
Dwell: 12.5ms (time of solenoid activation)
FSDO: 2.0ms (first shot drop off dwell increments)
Empty: 4.0ms (minimum time for the eyes to detect that the breech is empty-bolt is cleared and paintball has entered)
Ball: 4.0ms (time alloted for ball entering the chamber)
Pull: 3.0ms (minimum time to recognize the trigger pull)
Release: 8.0ms (time to recognize the trigger release)
BandHI: 75% (on opto setting(the point at which the trigger is considered pulled))
BandLO: 25% (on opto setting(the point that the trigger is considered released))
TT TOL: 0% (basically the bounce control % filter)

Hope this helps some people.
Originally Posted by Rithem View Post
08 Ego.

Change Dwell to 15
LPR 1 turn in.

That's all you need to know.
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Old 09-30-2012, 10:35 AM #3
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Every gun will be a little different.

Try 14 ms of dwell and LPR @ 1.5 turns in, and go from there.

You can try a LP valve as well.
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