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#1 GreatWhiteNorthBaller

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Posted 25 December 2012 - 11:19 AM

Like the title says, i want some insight on which you guys prefer. I, myself have shot Rotors alot. But haven't had more than one game played with a Spire. My Rotors have never let me down, but i have heard of the Spire going down on the field. What's the best bang for your buck, im shooting a Geo 2.1 and a SL8R if the question comes up.

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Posted 26 December 2012 - 01:34 PM

You can never go wrong with a rotor, I played with a spire on Saturday and they are a nice hopper but I don't know if you can beat the rotor

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 12:39 PM

hard decision but i would go with the rotor, the only reason is because i play more woodsball and the rotor has a smaller mouth so
paint would fall out less. but than again the spire is lower profile. I would choose spire
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Posted 27 December 2012 - 12:43 PM

hard decision but i would go with the rotor, the only reason is because i play more woodsball and the rotor has a smaller mouth so
paint would fall out less. but than again the spire is lower profile. I would choose spire

so spire or rotor...

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 12:51 PM


hard decision but i would go with the rotor

I would choose spire

so spire or rotor...

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I would go with a Spire

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 02:06 PM



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Posted 27 December 2012 - 02:35 PM



hard decision but i would go with the rotor

I would choose spire

so spire or rotor...

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I would go with a Spire

I would go for rotor now and go for spire when they come out with a new version that fixes up the little problems.

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 02:50 PM

What problems?

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 03:27 PM




hard decision but i would go with the rotor

I would choose spire

so spire or rotor...

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I would go with a Spire

I would go for rotor now and go for spire when they come out with a new version that fixes up the little problems.

what problems???

the only issue people seem to be complaining bout is feed consistency when the hopper is empty... another words people are complaining bout their own stupidity "durrrr gun won't shoot consistently because it's empty"

what i've noticed pretty much both spire and rotor can do 100mph but the 0 to 60 the spire is faster. While running low like down to the last 15~20 shots the spire slows down while the rotor starts spinning loudly and people tend to slap another pod in, but if you don't it'll show the same hiccup consistency people are complaining bout with the spire

and this only happens because the spire is sooooo quiet you forget to reload.

1st time i used the spire i was waiting for the loud whirring of the rotor... shot my loader empty and was like wtf is going on.
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Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:27 PM

I've owned both and here's my thoughts
Spire -

Pros
Quiet
Feeds fast
True 200 capacity
No tool disassbly
Hardly jams
Low profile

Cons
If you tilt your gun a tad just a tad won't feed good
If you aim down to bunker someone won't feed good
Don't have an unjamming button

Rotor

Pros
Fast
Can buy bigger shell
More speed feeds
Hardly jams ( unless crap paint )
Better battery life
Water proof
Feeds no matter what
Shark unjammer

Cons
Loud when empty
Tools to take speed feed off

That's pretty much it I didn't really like the spire because of those reasons and sometimes even when your gun is level it won't feed right in my opinion can't go wrong with a rotor if choose what you like best hope this helped


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Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:37 PM

Cons
Don't have an unjamming button



pretty sure it does doesn't it?

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:51 PM

I've owned both and here's my thoughts
Spire -

Pros
Quiet
Feeds fast
True 200 capacity
TRUE No tool disassbly
doesn't jam
Low profile
waterproof too
doesnt require you to buy a bigger shell


Cons
If you tilt your gun a tad just a tad won't feed good - if your loader is empty
If you aim down to bunker someone won't feed good - if your loader is empty
Don't have an unjamming button - it does have one if you press the LED blue/red button it'll cause it to spin to force the ball out or pushes it thru

Rotor

Pros
Fast
Can buy bigger shell
More speed feeds
Hardly jams ( unless crap paint )
Better battery life
Water proof
Feeds no matter what
Shark unjammer

Cons
Loud when empty
Tools to take speed feed off
May Jam... I don't think Hardly Jam is a pro

That's pretty much it I didn't really like the spire because of those reasons and sometimes even when your gun is level it won't feed right in my opinion can't go wrong with a rotor if choose what you like best hope this helped


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Posted 27 December 2012 - 11:08 PM

I have a spire and have had zero problems with it. I've played about 5-6 full days at the field and put about 8-10 cases of paint through it and haven't had a single problem yet. The only time I have ever experienced a hiccup was when the loader was running low on paint, but that's my own fault. In the end I don't think you can go wrong with either loader. If you want to save some money pick up a used rotor and it'll serve you well.

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 12:35 AM

Kept my rotor just incase, bought a spire as well ! Hope it goes well, thanks for the input!
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Posted 28 December 2012 - 10:03 AM

The only thing refraining me from buying the Virtue Spire is the feeding issues you get with the hopper when loading a full pod onto its speedfeed. Supposedly, it's hard to load a full pod onto the Spire when shooting at the same time.

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 10:14 AM

The only thing refraining me from buying the Virtue Spire is the feeding issues you get with the hopper when loading a full pod onto its speedfeed. Supposedly, it's hard to load a full pod onto the Spire when shooting at the same time.

Well, I own one, and haven't had a single issue with this. Not sure what people mean when they say 'Hard to load a full pod' - If you have 100 balls left in the Spire, putting another 140 isn't going to work?

And it's fricking indestructible! I love mine. So quiet...

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 02:02 PM

The only thing refraining me from buying the Virtue Spire is the feeding issues you get with the hopper when loading a full pod onto its speedfeed. Supposedly, it's hard to load a full pod onto the Spire when shooting at the same time.

I've seen the video where they show this "problem," and it has never happened to me. Not saying it can't happen, but I've yet to see it replicated on the field under actual playing conditions. I'm sure I could replicate it sitting on my couch.




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