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Hey, pretty soon i will be buying a Custom Product 1 Piece barrel for my Tippmann 98 Custom. I live in Southern California. Right now I have 2000 diable inferno paintballs but I usually buy Lower-mid grade paint at the field.(not anything like brass eagle crap)But ya which bore size would you recommend? I know paint is getting smaller but is it getting small enough to buy a .685 barrel or should I just stick with the standard .689? Btw the park i go to the most is Mr Paintball USA in Escondido.
 

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You are really over thinking this whole barrel thing. The bore size isn't overly critical unless you are shooting something that can experience rollouts like an autococker or a pump.
 

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10 years ago, I would have agreed with them. But in the US, I can't remember the last time I even used something larger than a .682 bore without having a huge overbore.
so should i get a different barrel or do you think the 685 will be to big of an overbore. btw do you use the high grade paint cause i heard those are generally smaller than low-medium grade paint that i use
 

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It's still a decent system and if I was ever going to go back to using a barrel kit I might give the Freak system another try. I've been thinking of maybe buying a few older barrels and having them drilled just because I love the look of vintage barrels. Everything now is all carbon fiber and boring looking.
 

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If you play outdoor than get a .689 because in the heat your paint will swell. If indoor .685.
 

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but in tht case will it still work on low grade paint?
I size each case before i use it.
I own a .685 .689.and .692

I've never found paint to use the .692 with and when I find .689 I get excited because i can use my J&J

I'ts really not a huge deal though, I'm an efficiency freak and I own a marq so i can shoot forever without running out of air. Pick up a .689 and have fun.
 

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I size each case before i use it.
I own a .685 .689.and .692

I've never found paint to use the .692 with and when I find .689 I get excited because i can use my J&J

I'ts really not a huge deal though, I'm an efficiency freak and I own a marq so i can shoot forever without running out of air. Pick up a .689 and have fun.
will the accuracy remain the same?
 
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