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    Posted: 01 December 2009 at 10:08pm
I'm new to paintball!

I want to upgrade my cyclone system so there are less ball breaks and to make it as efficient and good as possible. Whats this about a lightning rode, flexi paddles, QEPH, etc. I know I need all of them to get the best out of my a5, but I've seen several companies seel these things at different prices.
So, which brand is the best cyclone feed upgrade kit? I hear vortex is a good one... is that true?

How much does it cost?
Cheapest place to get it?

Any info appreciated

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Look up TechT.com
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Originally posted by evil_fingers evil_fingers wrote:

Look up TechT.com

I did. How does it help? I don't get what to go to!
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http://www.techtpaintball.com/cycloneupgradekit.html

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Honestly, my cyclone rarely blended unless the paint was cold/brittle. The stock cyclone should be able to keep to around 14-15bps. The squishy paddles are a good start, but the other stuff really is only if you are getting into higher BPS and need the Cyclone to keep up.
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Originally posted by oldpbnoob oldpbnoob wrote:

Honestly, my cyclone rarely blended unless the paint was cold/brittle. The stock cyclone should be able to keep to around 14-15bps. The squishy paddles are a good start, but the other stuff really is only if you are getting into higher BPS and need the Cyclone to keep up.


I don't really care about getting more bps as of now. I just don't want the balls to break or clog or anything like that. So does this mean I should just get the squishy paddles? What brand would you say sells the best squishy paddles?
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TechT, vortex kit, and sqishy paddles.

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I would go with Tech T brand as well.  With that said, if you aren't curently breaking balls, you really don't need the upgrade.  If you are blending balls in the cyclone, than look at upgrading. Resist the temptation to fix it until it's broken.
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Originally posted by oldpbnoob oldpbnoob wrote:

I would go with Tech T brand as well.  With that said, if you aren't curently breaking balls, you really don't need the upgrade.  If you are blending balls in the cyclone, than look at upgrading. Resist the temptation to fix it until it's broken.

Sorry, I'm new to paintball, but what do you mean by saying blending the balls??
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Are you having problems with the Cyclone? If you aren't breaking balls inside the cyclone(blending), there really isnt any reason to do the squishy paddles. Trust me, if it is happening, you would know what I am talking about. If you aren't outshooting the Cyclone, there really isn't any reason to upgrade it to be faster. If your stock rachet isn't broken, there isn't any reason to replace it. Essentially, unless you are having issues, or you NEED to upgrade it, don't.



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Ok. Yhanks for all the info. Apparently Wargear sells the best paddles available! But there are different types sold from them like regular, premium, and ultra soft paddles. There was bad stuff said about ultra soft ones so I'm going with either premium or regular, but which one should I get???
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