GI Sportz releases the Triad hopper.
JT has released their brand new Triad loader and it appears to use an updated and refined Prophecy drivetrain. Details are still emerging but it looks to be one of the best new additions to the loader market with a focus on consistent feeding and rates of feeding as high as 15BPS.
H2K Paintball releases Tank Tool, a tool that solves the tank reg problem
Designed by long time pro, Carl Markowski, the Tank Tool solves an age old problem. No more broken or damaged air tank regulators or damaged seals in your marker. The Patent Pending Tank Tool seamlessly vents the air in your tank while also allowing for safe and damage-free removal of your regulator
Why risk damaging your regulator by slamming it against a hard surface to remove it, or risk a leak in your marker by draining out your tank through your gun? Use the Tank Tool for the fastest, safest, and most effective way to remove and service your tank reg. Available at H2KPaintball.com
Virtue Spire 5 to be released at World Cup
What has become the most reliable and consistent loader platform in paintball, Virtue is rumored to be releasing the Spire 5 at World Cup this year. With the loader itself already being nearly perfect, it will be interesting to see how they continue to add new tech to the loader, such as the built in lane-level they innovated with the CTRL.
Planet Eclipse Announces CS3 Marker
On November 2nd, Planet Eclipse announced the third generation of their popular CS platform with the CS3. With a brand new engine featuring larger air volume, brand new milling, SL63 barrel, mech frame, and an electronic conversion single trigger frame, the CS3 is bringing even more innovation to one of the most popular markers of all time.
The marker comes after the mid season release of the LV2 marker. The mechanical frame will be capable of recieving the electronic board in order to offer game timers, shot counts, and alarms for mech players needed every edge. Jack Wood commented that the new engine will see greater efficiency, a softer shot, and a longer more ergonomic platform. Full info here
HK Army announces new hopper, The Sonic
HK Army has released yet another affordable and high performance loader in the Sonic. The internals appear to be an improvement on the HK Speed loader design packaged inside the very durable TFX 3 style shell material.
Dye reveals DLS, the Paragon Core finally debuts.
"The Patented Paragon Core represents tomorrow’s thinking delivered today. Patented innovation allows for an uncompromising level of elegance in its simplicity. The Paragon Core features a dwell independent valve and bolt cycle. The Paragon core boasts incredible efficiency and minimal points of failure to ensure maximum reliability. Continuing DYE’s commitment to collaborative innovation, the Paragon Core creates a unique spreading action between the bolt and the valve while the air is being forced closed by the air firing the paintball down the barrel. The Patented clutch design de-couples the valve action from the bolt cycle. This separation allows for optimized ball handling and valve efficiency. This unique action, combined with DYE’s industry best soft tip bolt design ensures players can put paintballs down field with unrelenting effectiveness."
After acquiring Lurker Paintball and its IP more than a year ago, Dye Paintball has released some teaser images hinting at a potential release of a Paragon infused Dye paintball marker. The Paragon was a marker designed by Lurker paintball that never made it to market and was rumored to be an incredibly advanced platform. We will continue to follow this story.
Macdev releases Clone GT2, return to the popular engine
Featuring the classic GT engine with modern parts compatibility and a hoseless design, the GT2 marks the return of the most popular engine in Macdev history.
Macdev Paintball originally released the Clone GT engine nearly a decade ago to high acclaim from the paintball community. However they moved away from that engine over time as they transitioned to their next gen markers. Now, they have leaked a video puzzle that seems to show the letter "G" "T" and "2" with little other info. Is this potentially the return of the incredibly smooth and quiet GT engine with some modern improvements?