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Old 12-09-2012, 05:20 PM #1
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Clone GT and DX and cold weather

I get asked about cold weather performance alot, so I'd thought I'd share my experience with the GT now that it is cold here in the Northwest US. It has been fairly warm here up until now,

Yesterday we played rec games all day in about 24 degrees F temperatures. Two of us had GTs, and they performed flawlessly. I did not break a ball in my GT all day with about 1 1/2 cases of Nelson Special Forces paint through it. Before going out in the cold, I installed a brand new battery, did a normal maintenance on the drive with the new formula Militia Lube, and set the dwell up to 14 with an ABS of 3 applied. It was very consistant on the chrono, gentle on paint, and no bolt stick or first shot drop off.

The DXs we were using did great as well with a dwell of 12, ABS of 4, and a fresh duracell battery. I had loaned out my DX, and it did great after installing a new battery- no drop off and absolutely no barrel breaks or chops.

If you are playing in cold weather, just take the precautions I did and they should do fine.
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:33 PM #2
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I agree with you. All you need to do is up your settings a lil in the cold and you should never really have gun issues.
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:58 PM #3
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100% agreed. i did the same with my dx and it shot flawless in 30 deg. the vx shoots great with the same upped settings and fresh maint
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Old 12-11-2012, 02:20 PM #4
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glad to hear.. Ill find out shortly how mine does. Ive never messed with the factory settings. How do you adjust the dwell on these? I know its simple, just never done it. Thanks in advance
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Old 12-11-2012, 02:52 PM #5
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hold the trigger then press the power on button for 2 sec programming mode comes up. cycle thu using the up button and the trigger to change options. stupid simple. check our your manual fully.

http://www.macdev.net/manuals/CloneGTweb.pdf
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:57 PM #6
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got it! Thanks... Only thing I plan on changing is the dwell if its cold out.
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Old 12-12-2012, 08:18 PM #7
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Have a client who has a new DX played in -12C/10F who has run at 14 Dwell and 6 ABS to achieve 285-295 until O-Rings work in
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Old 12-12-2012, 09:43 PM #8
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never had issues with the cold
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