MacDev Drone DX Board / PSP Mode update!
Posted 17 January 2013 - 03:06 PM
If you remember the review I did on the Drone DX, I commented on the "ramping" mode being a bit noncompetitive for PSP play. Well MacDev listened!
They are now releasing a firmware update on their guns. Going forward, all new guns will have this new mode, and it looks like they are working on a way to "flash" the older boards to include the PSP mode.
This is awesome, because the PSP mode is a very powerful, must have firemode if you compete in tournaments.
Video of the review, the comments I made about the board are towards the end of the video-
It's one of the things I love about my job. I give honest reviews, the companies listen, they make small changes and the players and customers ultimately win in the end!!!! GREAT JOB MACDEV!!!!!!!!!! CAN'T WAIT TO TEST OUT THE NEW BOARD!!!
Posted 17 January 2013 - 03:14 PM
If they want an honest review on their product, they will!!!
I've always been a huge fan of MacDev, I'm excited for this update!!!
Also... rumor is they are redesigning their trigger for 2013 too.....
Posted 17 January 2013 - 04:48 PM
if you only knew what else is coming down the pipes........
Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:59 PM
Oh I know. I need to start saving now !
Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:25 PM
Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:35 PM
Wouldn't happen to be a new Cyborg, would it?
Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:59 PM
Quick!Someone get Stick over here to talk shit about it!
Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:40 PM
This post has been edited by Funk21: 17 January 2013 - 11:44 PM
Guerrilla 4500/70 CI
Posted 18 January 2013 - 02:03 PM
you'd be surprised at the power of social media ask nicely and you might receive.
Posted 18 January 2013 - 02:04 PM
This post has been edited by andrewthewookie: 18 January 2013 - 02:05 PM
Hybrid SFT • 09 Impulse • HB REV-i • Macroless Mech Ion
Rotor • Grillz • PE 70/45 • Feedback - 21/0/0
Fear is the mind-killer
Posted 18 January 2013 - 05:01 PM
I personally love the GT's trigger, in my opinion G6R's and Clone's are the best feeling / easiest markers to shoot in semi auto.
Posted 03 February 2013 - 11:31 PM
Posted 05 February 2013 - 01:23 PM
I gotta disagree with ya a bit Alex on this one. Trigger SHAPE is preference, but trigger DESIGN is not.
There are certain characteristics, that make a well designed trigger very pleasant to pull, even though you may not like the actual shape.
Things such as -
* "extended inner raceway" ball bearings, so that the trigger doesn't rub on the inside of the trigger well. Look at a G6R Trigger, how frictionless that is compared to a shocker SFT/NXT trigger. Check out the pic below. The middle bearing has extended inner raceways, this way you can tighten the trigger down, and it still won't rub against the trigger well, dragging and slowing down the trigger
* Good adjustments on the post travel, pre travel, spring tension, activation point. Look at a Geo 2.1's trigger, how well it's designed versus a DM trigger. The DM's adjustments are terrible, the springs are ALWAYS too stiff, and the conical screws tend to wiggle inside of the threading, moving the points of adjustment. Also, the DM has no activation point screw, it's fixed
* Pivot point - the natural angle of the hand/knuckles is a 45 degree angle, and the plane is usually from the player's forehead through the trigger guard and pointed at the ground. Pivot points that are in front of the trigger (Evil Pimp) instead of BEHIND the trigger (Alias Intimidator) tend to be slower shooting guns, because your middle finger needs to travel much father to get the pull. You miss alot of pulls
* Trigger Edge - most people don't pull the trigger straight back, they press it from the side. Having a trigger that is rounded a little bit (Geo 3 / Ego 11) versus a trigger with sharp edges (Clone/Drone) feels alot more comfortable when pulling the trigger.
If a $450 Axe can have an amazing trigger, no reason any other gun that costs more shouldn't have it either. Triggers are EXTREMELY important in my opinion, if the gun has a shitty feeling trigger out of the box, everything just tends to go downhill from there.