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#1 proraceer07

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Posted 19 October 2013 - 12:31 AM

hi, im new to the tech pb forums. if this topic is in the wrong place please delete it right away. i"m asking what would be some good upgrades for a smart parts nxt shocker? 



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Posted 19 October 2013 - 12:38 AM

Are we talking the whole gamut of upgrades, or were you just looking for specific parts? Is it a stock NXT, or does it already have some goodies on it?


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Posted 19 October 2013 - 12:51 AM

i'm looking to see how i can make it a smooth shooting gun, idk if quietness can play a factor into this as well. its a stock shocker. 



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Posted 19 October 2013 - 01:00 AM

The biggest change will come from increasing the volume of the dump chamber, and adding a spring to the engine. Since it is an NXT shocker, a low pressure can is out of the question due to the body cuts, so you can either mod your stock bolt guide for low pressure, or buy a Pooty LP bolt guide. You can then either have the stock bolt modified to accept a Rhino spring, or purchase existing bolts that are ready for one, like an Eigenbolt or a Pooty bolt.

 

IMO, the "ultimate" internals for the shocker that you can just drop in are an Eigenbolt and a Pooty LP bolt guide. The Eigenbolt will drastically increase the efficiency of the setup without affecting the shot quality, and the Pooty bolt guide will drop the pressure significantly as well, translating to a softer sounding and slightly smoother shot.

 

There are other little tweaks and things, but they don't do much.


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Posted 19 October 2013 - 01:08 AM

thanks where would i find Eigenbolt? i know where to find a pooty bolt.  :P



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Posted 19 October 2013 - 01:17 AM

what about cams? should they be upgraded? if i get the Eigenbolt, is it still possible to put the rhino spring on the bolt?


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Posted 19 October 2013 - 02:13 AM

The Eigenbolt comes with a Rhino spring, so you don't have to worry about that.

 

http://www.lurkerpb....cker-eigenbolt/

 

When you say cams, do you mean cans? Like the firing can and/or bolt sleeve? Ideally you'd get an SFT can, since that's just a tad more volume than an HE firing can, but that's not very important if you're going to be putting a Pooty guide in the gun. The stock bolt sleeve is fine as well.


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Posted 19 October 2013 - 06:05 PM

lol sorry i meant cans, but would i need to use a slp tank? also can i put a different reg on the gun?



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Posted 19 October 2013 - 06:08 PM

You'll be able to use pretty much any standard pressure tank, and any standard reg will work. My favorite is the Bob Long 360 reg just because of how it looks, but you can basically use anything.


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Posted 19 October 2013 - 06:18 PM

i was thinking about using the bob long reg on the shocker. any good feed necks that fit the shocker?



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Posted 19 October 2013 - 06:20 PM

I actually quite like the stock NXT feedneck, if it's the Qlock version.


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Posted 19 October 2013 - 06:21 PM

ok i'll stick with that thanks



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Posted 20 October 2013 - 11:43 AM

Shockers are absolutely amazing guns when you set them up properly. If you really end up liking this one you can always build your own out of parts. Ideally you should look for a sealed aftermarket body such as the Naughty Dogs, which consequently is also cocker threaded. 


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Posted 21 October 2013 - 09:17 AM

if naughty dog makes the aftermarket body in a blue color i will buy that. do you know where i can find them?


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Posted 21 October 2013 - 06:17 PM

Naughty Dogs was an old pro team that has since disbanded, but the bodies can only be found used, as they haven't been made for quite a few years.


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Posted 22 October 2013 - 08:58 PM

ah okay i see, but where would they sell bodys for the nxt? i havent seen one in techpb forums 



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Posted 22 October 2013 - 10:43 PM

The only places to get Shocker bodies and/or guns is either on the various paintball BSTs or eBay, since they are a discontinued gun from an out of business company.


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Posted 24 October 2013 - 12:15 AM

thanks. 



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Posted 27 October 2013 - 12:22 PM

Skip the pooty crap, its just NDZ items reannoed and with a price increase. Run NDZ ULP can with the NDZ Bolt guide, and stock bolt, its the easiest, lowest maintenance setup. The eigenbolt is supposed to be good but i havent tested it so i wont comment.


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