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.
BT apex 2 barrel
Posted 26 February 2014 - 09:54 PM
it definitely would be better and have more range
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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).
Edited by Old Dude PB, 27 February 2014 - 09:18 AM.
Posted 01 March 2014 - 10:57 AM
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