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#1 GBpacker40

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Posted 26 February 2014 - 09:41 PM

I've seen that the apex 2 will make the ball go a little further but was wondering if It would be more accurate without the backspin, or even with the backspin, than the stock barrel on my 98 custom.



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Posted 26 February 2014 - 09:54 PM

it definitely would be better and have more range


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Posted 26 February 2014 - 09:56 PM

Barrels have no effect on accuracy, unless the honing quality is significantly nicer in the Apex barrel than in your stock barrel.



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Posted 27 February 2014 - 09:17 AM

My experience shooting an Apex 2 with the backspin engaged is that it does introduce more variability into your shot, and the higher the setting, the more your shot will vary. I say this without having done anything like real testing...just my perception of my experience. If I had to guess why, it would be because the tongue is made of rubber, so it can move and deform, unlike the aluminum in a normal barrel. It's possible that this is an error of perception. Especially at short ranges, aiming an Apex 2 on a high setting is more of an art than a science, because you have to adjust your aim up. If you put your Apex on its highest setting and aim directly at a target at eye level, you'll shoot straight into the ground (assuming the Apex is upright).


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#5 GBpacker40

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Posted 27 February 2014 - 12:50 PM

ok thanks



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Posted 01 March 2014 - 10:57 AM

Ya the more back spin you have the longer range you have. As the back spin increases the accuracy decreases. It's definetly a trade off and you need to find a setting that works for you.

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Posted 06 March 2014 - 02:58 PM

ok thanks






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