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Old October 1st, 2009, 01:09   #22
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Originally Posted by yuhaoyang View Post
The kraken isn't a proper starter gun ><
it'll shoot pretty decently for about 5000-7500 rds, then the poor quality nylon bushings would crack under the immense heat and impact caused by poor shimming and (what I suspect to be, because of the HORRIBLE air seal) ~M130-M140 powered spring. Then the low grade ZN or NZ (or whatever the hell they are) gears would shatter, ruining many more components in the mechbox....
and then you end up with a plastic body, and some lube that looks like alien gore.
Learning to upgrade guns, and swapping in a M90, followed by a reshim and relube is the only way. But that means taking it to a gun doc; which would end up being not much better than buying a pre-tuned JG from the classfields... Since Krakens are running for ~$200 new now a days....

the quality of assembly in a kraken gearbox compared to a JG gearbox isn't that different.

Not sure where you got this "heat-melting-nylon-bushing-gear-shattering-M130-spring" theory but it's just absurd.

Kraken comes with standard Metal bushings. Yes, I'm not kidding you kids, it's true. I've worked on 4~5 krakens.

Spring power can range from M110~M120 strength, definitely not M130 or M140 for that matter(Where do people come up with stories like this?). Moreover, the piston indeed makes a poor air seal, so does the cylinder and the nozzle.

By the way, just to clarify, I'm not defending the Kraken, just pointing out the mis-informed here. Blind leading the blind really doesn't help anyone
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