Planet Eclipse Etha 2 Paintball Gun Review

Planet Eclipse Etha 2 Paintball Gun

Advantages

It is lightweight and well-balanced which makes it easy to maneuver. Reduced recoil facilitates aim which makes it fun to shoot. It is attractive and affordable. Suits young, old, beginners and experienced players. This model is machined with modern features found in most expensive markers. It offers great accuracy hence allowing you to hit your target from far. Eclipse has been tested for leaks by the manufacturer. It works great in harsh weather conditions.

Disadvantages

One of the main drawbacks is increased air consumption, but it's manageable with few pods. It also produces a loud noise, but upgrades can help damp the noise.

Key Features of the Planet Eclipse Etha 2 Paintball Gun

Gamma Core Valve: Planet Eclipse is driven by Gamma Core spool valve drive train. This revolutionary core valve is designed to withstand harsh weather conditions, especially during winter.

Composite/ Aluminium Construction: The outer body is made of GRN composite material while the inner part is made of air craft grade aluminum. This combination guarantees the durability of the body and internal parts. It is easily one of the toughest markers out there. This maker will stay in shape even with frequent gaming provided there is maintenance.

Planet Eclipse Etha 2 trigger

Trigger: The trigger offers adequate grip spacing which allows you to hold the marker more effectively. There is enough space left between the frame and the trigger guard. It feels very natural when holding it. This model shoots consistently at around 285 FPS. The trigger has a micro switch for safe and convenient manipulation.

Air Transfer System: This model utilizes a hoseless air transfer system. There are also no leakages which reduce cost.

POPS ASA Assembly: Eclipse has an excellent on/off ASA which allows you to attach and detach your tank easily. This saves time thus allowing you to get back into the game sooner.

Planet Eclipse Etha 2

Bolt System: It utilizes a spring return bolt system improves the firing performance. This bolt uses a dual-stage acceleration which helps in picking the paintball at a lower speed for it to move smoothly through the barrel. There is a rubber extension ahead of the bolt. This piece helps in preventing clipping of the next ball. It cushions the ball as it moves inside the barrel.

Frame and Grip: This marker is designed with a strong GRN frame and a foregrip. The tool less grip makes it easy for access and removal. The frame is connected to the body without wires.

Deftek Offset Feed and Barrel: The deftek feed and break sensor system work in resonance with the dual- accelerate stage bolt. Planet Eclipse Etha 2 makes use of a 14.5 -inch barrel which is upgradable.

Upgrades: Most of the parts are designed to be upgraded for better performance. You can use the EMC kit to change parts and perform upgrades more quickly.

Power and LED Indicator: Planet Eclipse makes use of a lock-and-load 9v battery system. It is rated at 068 caliber which means shots can travel a long distance and in a straight line when hitting the target. Am ambidextrous LED indicator is used to indicate the shooting mode. It is compatible with compressed air.

Circuit Board: It has fully adjustable PCB which controls the firing modes. These are semi automatic, ramping, de-bounce and rate of fire. It is designed for major tournaments, and all settings can be monitored on the LED screen.

Maintenance: The whole unit used one screw which makes it easy to take apart. As a result, you can access internal parts easily for cleaning and maintenance.

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