Paintball Gun Review

Where many player reviews are digested into one

home > Dye Aluminum Paintball Barrel Review

Dye Aluminum Paintball Barrel Review

Dye Aluminum Paintball Barrel Review
Aluminum Paintball Barrel
(Click to Enlarge)

The Dye Aluminum paintball barrel reviewed here is a one-piece that comes in 10", 12", and 14" for most guns.

 

Summary: The Aluminum is accurate, very quiet, doesn't break balls, very light, and durable. It is not self-cleaning, and mixed opinions about ease of cleaning. A decent barrel, but other barrels were recommended as better.

Reviews

When you read a barrel's reviews, patterns can be seen. The following points have been compiled from various Dye reviews.

From 25 of 68 reviews:

Strengths

• This Dye barrel is accurate, easily as accurate as the Dye Boomstick but at a fraction of the weight.

• The Aluminum is very quiet.

• This Dye barrel Doesn't breaks balls.

• The Aluminum is very light and durable.

• $90

Weaknesses

• This Dye barrel is not self cleaning. You will need to squeegee if you break a ball. One player thought it self-cleaned pretty fast, but still recommended using a squeegee to shoot like new. Another player thought that if there was paint in the barrel it would cause more breaks.

• The finish scratches easily, but then it is aluminum.

• The Aluminum is a gas hog. The over-porting to make it really quiet consumes more gas; it's a tradeoff.

Comments

• One player thought this Dye is a good barrel for recreational play but not tournament play. Another thought it on a par with the Dye Boomstick, but did not recommended you buy it. Another rated it a good beginner/starter barrel and better than stock, but he (and another player) suggested the Dye Ultralite as a better choice. What recommended this barrel was that it was cheaper.

• Some thought the Aluminum was easy to clean, but one didn't. The porting is hard to clean; flush with water at the end of the day.

• There were several comments that this barrel has been discontinued.

• Suggested paintballs: PMI Premium, RPS Marballizer, DraXxus Blaze.

• One player suggested using Pro-Team Products Barrel Treatment; it is like car wax that makes the barrel smooth inside.

• Players liked the looks of this barrel.

Best Barrels for Purchase

Paintball Barrels Information
 

 
Recommended Sources

All the products reviewed on this site are available from one or more of the following:

  PaintballGunsUltimate 
They handle a lot of good equitment; its worth taking a look.

Paintball Guns at Amazon.com
Find a large selection to choose from at Amazon.com.

Online Sports
The oldest and largest sports catalog on the internet, a large selection to choose from. Use their search box; enter "paintball gun", "paintball hopper", or whatever you are looking for.

 

Do you run a site that should be listed here? Link to this site and then tell us about it.

 

Search Our Site


Powered by FreeFind

Site Resources

Submit your site for possible listing in our directory.

Share this site by pasting this code on your site.

Terms of use

Privacy policy

Links

Site map

Contact Us

 

Home - Paintball Gun Review | Paintball Mask Review | Paintball Hopper Review | Paintball Tanks | Paintballs Review | Paintball Barrels Review | Paintball Gear - Protection | Paintball Accessories | Paintball Regulators