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#1 SnakePlayer10

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 03:45 PM

 I have a good tank and hopper. Unfortunately, my mini is screws up a lot and my mask fogs like crazy. I already blew so much of my money on the mini so I want to go cheap this time around. Any suggestions?

 

By the way: I would prefer to get everything new



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Posted 22 August 2013 - 04:02 PM

If wanting new and under 325 I would say Extcy and JT Proflex.  That or if you like the Sly Profits they are on sale on ANS right now for 75 which with the Extcy would put you right at 325.  That being said I would look used for the marker and get a new mask, but I understand if having problems with a marker and you want to buy new now.



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Posted 22 August 2013 - 04:35 PM

If wanting new and under 325 I would say Extcy and JT Proflex.  That or if you like the Sly Profits they are on sale on ANS right now for 75 which with the Extcy would put you right at 325.  That being said I would look used for the marker and get a new mask, but I understand if having problems with a marker and you want to buy new now.

This except proflexes. They have horrible ear protection, and a super hard to change lense. I'm surprised the ASTM approved them.
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Posted 22 August 2013 - 04:48 PM

Get the new Proflexes with the rubber ears if you want Flexes. Otherwise try on a bunch of masks at your local proshop and pick what you like best.

What is wrong with your Mini? Contact Empire customer support and they will get it sorted out.

Edited by BurningPlaydoh, 22 August 2013 - 04:52 PM.


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Posted 23 August 2013 - 08:43 AM

Get the new Proflexes with the rubber ears if you want Flexes. Otherwise try on a bunch of masks at your local proshop and pick what you like best.

What is wrong with your Mini? Contact Empire customer support and they will get it sorted out.

Its leaking. It seems like from the barrel but there are no broken o-rings in the bolt.



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Posted 23 August 2013 - 11:53 AM


Get the new Proflexes with the rubber ears if you want Flexes. Otherwise try on a bunch of masks at your local proshop and pick what you like best.

What is wrong with your Mini? Contact Empire customer support and they will get it sorted out.

Its leaking. It seems like from the barrel but there are no broken o-rings in the bolt.

Check the poppet o-ring, replace rhe battery, reset the board. What is your pressure gauge reading?

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 05:12 PM

Empire Events and GoG Extcy



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 03:30 PM

Empire EFlex and send your mini into Kee for repair. Buy a classic automag (used) if you need a reliable backup.


Edited by ScottyBeans, 16 September 2013 - 03:31 PM.


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Posted 16 September 2013 - 03:45 PM

If you absolutely have to have new then go for the eXtCy or the Rail plus VForce Profilers. But should definitely see about getting the Mini repaired, then you'd have a good back up as well.



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 04:00 PM

 

If wanting new and under 325 I would say Extcy and JT Proflex.  That or if you like the Sly Profits they are on sale on ANS right now for 75 which with the Extcy would put you right at 325.  That being said I would look used for the marker and get a new mask, but I understand if having problems with a marker and you want to buy new now.

This except proflexes. They have horrible ear protection, and a super hard to change lense. I'm surprised the ASTM approved them.

 

The lens isn't even that hard to change. I do agree that the stock soft ears leave a lot to be desired as far as protection, but they are still capable of doing the job. But, questioning why ASTM approved them is just absurd.

 

Also, I'd say the quoted recommendation is sound. If you must replace your mini, which you should just learn how to properly maintain it, then I would suggest an eXTCy. If the Proflex isn't your style, try taking a look at a Proto Pro Axis or V-force Profilers.






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