Planet Eclipse Manic Paintball G.I Milsim Tipmann BZ Paintball DYE Paintball

spire or rotor?

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  1. OlliePB Active Member

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    i have a rotor but was wondering if the spire is better if so why
     
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    I switched from Rotor to Spire.
    I initially found it lighter and quieter, but then I found as I started to play faster the speed feed I was using would not take the paint quick enough, and I was losing at least 20 balls from my pod onto the floor.
    I then tested the GI hopper with the built in radar and found it was not very power efficient, the batteries did not last a day.
    I have now got another Rotor and now don't understand why I changed!!
     
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    thanks looks like il stay with my rotor then, what gun are you shooting?
     
  4. MATTHEW OCHOA New Member

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    I sold my rotors and went to spire and haven't looked back since!
     
  5. Magic Rat Swansea Draguns

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    Same here ,quieter,holds more balls,better feed,programable ,prettier!
    May as well sell my Rotor as doesn't get used anymore.
     
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    looks like i might have to purchase one! might be a stupid question but like the rotors there's gen's(1,2,3) is this the same for them if so how much for each one thanks
     
  7. Magic Rat Swansea Draguns

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    All the same as far as I know,slightly different firmware on the newer ones.
     
  8. Norder Member

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    Gen1 has no battery Velcro straps or shark fin
    Gen 2 has battery Velcro straps but no shark fin
    Gen 3 has both battery Velcro straps and shark fin.

    Hope this helps!
     
  9. Ricki_diego Ricki diego - Evil Twin

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    It def is personal preference. I used to have a rotor and now have a spire.

    The rotor seems to just be so much more simple which I quite like. Also it seems to feed the last few remaining balls some what better then the spire as, as default it has a internal spring loaded ramp.

    Spire, being smaller and lighter is a nice advantage! but without the ramp (which can be purchased separately). I find I need to shake and shoot the last few balls. It's not a big issue, and it doesn't always happen. This can be overcome by filling up early or buying the add on ramp.

    Juts seems a shame they didnt include this as standard....as otherwise I would say Spire all the way!
     
  10. OlliePB Active Member

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    what would you a rough price 2nd hand on a spire is then? thanks for the help
     
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