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Poll: smoke vs solid hopper (57 member(s) have cast votes)

Smoke or Solid?

  1. Voted Smoke (42 votes [75.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 75.00%

  2. Solid (14 votes [25.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 25.00%

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#1 Duoc


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Posted 13 June 2010 - 04:35 PM

Which would you prefer? I like the concept of having a somewhat see through shell to see how much paint is left but it would let your opponents know how much you have left before you need to reload.

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Posted 13 June 2010 - 04:36 PM

I doubt the opponents would get close enough to me without getting shot

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Posted 13 June 2010 - 04:38 PM

If they can tell how much paint you have, you're already hit.

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Posted 13 June 2010 - 04:56 PM

I'll vote smoke because its nice to see your paint level, and no one will see your paint don't worry. but You may think black looks better and hey looks are important
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Posted 13 June 2010 - 05:12 PM

Smoke. If an opponent is close enough to clearly see the hopper and has enough time to register how much paint you have left, you clearly aren't doing a good job at being aware of what's going on around you. However, if you still don't feel at ease, you can get a solid prophecy because the nose is solid while the back end is translucent.

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Posted 13 June 2010 - 06:03 PM

I'd go solid because it looks better and i have the ability to look through the lid/speedfeed to tell how much paint I have. But the smoke shells are nice to.

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Posted 13 June 2010 - 07:10 PM

i have a prophecy with red back side things so they are huge windows for me i think smoke looks brittle




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Posted 14 June 2010 - 02:04 AM

go with solid, then cut a hole in the back so you can tell how much paint you have, but your opponents cant Posted Image

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Posted 14 June 2010 - 05:44 AM

I'm a fan of solid. I can clearly see other players hoppers when I am playing, which has led to many a run through or bunker. Not that they weren't doing a good job of staying in tight, but even a brief moment is enough to take in what situation my enemy is in.
I don't like the idea of opponents being able to see my disposition. Plus its easy enough for me to feel the weight difference of my hopper between full and empty. I also keep a mental note of time on trigger that i have, which gives me a general idea of if i need to reload or not.

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Posted 14 June 2010 - 03:52 PM

i was going to reply, but Zerosix's reply was pretty much what i would have said.
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Posted 21 June 2010 - 04:28 AM

smoke, it just to hard to see some1 elses hopper with out getting plastered

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Posted 21 June 2010 - 04:06 PM

I like smoke I can see how much paint is in my hopper. Also I am getting a prophecy smoke with green parts.

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Posted 21 June 2010 - 04:24 PM

Get a smoke hopper. I doubt most opponents are going to be actively checking how much paint you have left. Plus you shouldn't wait until you are completely out to reload anyway and you should keep your gun up while reloading as well.


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Posted 22 June 2010 - 04:49 PM

Definitely go with smoke, it helps a lot to be able to see how much paint you have left, and I know I've never looked at someone's hopper to see how much paint they have left.

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Posted 22 June 2010 - 08:25 PM

i always try to go with smoke. my opponent seeing my paint level has never been a problem because i have had alot of practice with reloading and with speed feeds being as good as they are these days, everyone should be very fluid at reloading and not missing a beat. plus seeing my paint level out of the corner of my eye without taking my eyes off of what im shooting at is a plus.
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Posted 22 June 2010 - 09:11 PM

i'm voting smoke just because if you're in your backyard its cool to watch the hopper in action...hehe

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Posted 22 June 2010 - 10:58 PM

i likes to sees me paint

sadly i just bought a Clear Loader so ya.... wanting people to see your paint talk to me

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Posted 23 June 2010 - 07:44 PM

Doesn't really matter in my opinion it's just looks wise
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