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Old 08-03-2014, 02:14 PM #148
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hope they change hard ware allen key on the grips etc
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Old 08-03-2014, 03:41 PM #149
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looks like it'll facilitate a lighter setup. Anybody know what the mass is on this bad boy??
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Old 08-03-2014, 03:42 PM #150
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hope they change hard ware allen key on the grips etc
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Old 08-03-2014, 04:00 PM #151
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They are currently Phillips and he wants Allan's instead. I agree with him, but nowhere near a dealbreaker
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Old 08-03-2014, 05:30 PM #152
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I believe those are just for prototypes and are in no way set in stone for the final product. I don't think they are dumb enough to use Phillips head screws, since that's been the standard for quite a while.
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Old 08-06-2014, 11:42 AM #153
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This might be an industry trend, but am I the only one whose first thought was

"man that frame looks thin, I bet it twists/bends easily"

I hope its not the case, as I love the tech and features and the design is beautiful.
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Old 08-06-2014, 11:51 AM #154
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This might be an industry trend, but am I the only one whose first thought was

"man that frame looks thin, I bet it twists/bends easily"

I hope its not the case, as I love the tech and features and the design is beautiful.
How much force are you putting on these frames on a daily basis?
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How much force are you putting on these frames on a daily basis?
All it takes is 1 bad dive. ask anyone who has bent a Ego9+ Geo or Luxe frame...or hell, go back even further, and ask anyone that bent/broke a Freeflow Raceframe.

Frame bending was a unintentional side effect of decreasing weight, that Planet Eclipse now claims as a Safety feature.
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As you can see from the prototypes, we're not too worried about the markers weight. So we haven't shaved every ounce of extra metal off the gun.

The metal thickness on the frame is in fact a bit thicker than some other markers out there. Check out Nummechs Mini frame to get an idea, but we had to leave more metal on it for the self-aligning air couplings, the internal air line, and the palm hump.
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As you can see from the prototypes, we're not too worried about the markers weight. So we haven't shaved every ounce of extra metal off the gun.

The metal thickness on the frame is in fact a bit thicker than some other markers out there. Check out Nummechs Mini frame to get an idea, but we had to leave more metal on it for the self-aligning air couplings, the internal air line, and the palm hump.
Thank you for this excellent information.
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**** the quest frame had an entire side of solid metal. Try to bend that you hippie.
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I bent a PTP Micro Mag frame back in 1994. I only weighed about 210 lbs at the time.


Oh and the bolt shot out and hit me in the chest. Scary ****.
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**** the quest frame had an entire side of solid metal. Try to bend that you hippie.
Lol. FEP didn't design their frame to have "safety features"

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I bent a PTP Micro Mag frame back in 1994. I only weighed about 210 lbs at the time. Oh and the bolt shot out and hit me in the chest. Scary ****.
I didn't break/bend a frame(aside from those terrible WGP composite frames) until I got my Freeflow Race in 2002. Walked away from that with my tank and the bottom 1/3 of the frame in 1 hand, the rest of my Freeflow in the other.
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Old 09-19-2014, 03:15 PM #163
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I guess the real thing to learn from this thread is that quality markers are available from just about everyone. If you want to be popular, you have to look good as well as shoot good. I have no doubts if its based on the 4b that it will shoot well. What worries me, and I know its only a prototype, is the looks. I'll save that judgement for final production markers, but a lot about this is a visual mess at this point. It won't make a bit of difference in how well it shoots, but if all I was looking for was a marker to shoot paint at 280-300fps, I'd grab an Axe and call it a day. Please fix the ASA, front grip, and the QD backcap. A toolless, but threaded backcap is so much more elegant than that thing. It makes it look like some of the Chinese Intimidator knock offs from the 2000's. I know a bit of the history on the people working on this so I have no doubt the function will be top quality. Just hoping that it looks as good as it shoots.
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^^ I think it looks pretty good.

I will agree with you 100% that most people have to have a good looking marker or they won't get one.
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I have seen posts about this gun coming soon from this company since 2011. While the gun looks way better than the other prototypes I'm not gonna hold my breath. Probably going to be the first gun I have been interested in since the gt came out when it finally does get released. Honestly lurkers paragon is probably going to come out before this thing does.
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Old 09-23-2014, 03:46 AM #168
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I do hope that the Zealot comes out soon... I wanna shoot it! I have no doubt that mechanically, it'll function perfectly. Ergonomics wise.... that remains to be seen, but it doesn't look comfortable at the moment.
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