News flash - XP310 stands up to Monster X

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Post by Nick » Mon Aug 16, 2004 9:12 am

It's true, I took on my dad with my monster X/ Cps 2000 hybrid, but we were both equally soaked by the end. The XP 310 has awesome range for ANY gun. I estimate my dad hit me at about 40-45 feet, with a coherent stream that got me pretty soaked. I have to say, although it is an XP, the XP310 can take on even the largest of blasters and win. It's one of my fave guns ever now that I've seen what it can do. :cool: :soakon2:

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Post by isoaker » Mon Aug 16, 2004 11:45 am

Me: I've actually been a sucker for a long time for the XP310. My main complaint with the stock blaster is that the choice of nozzles available just didn't have enough differences. I agree with the choice of having the smallest and largest settings, but the other two mid-settings should have been different. My own preference would have been one riot-blast type nozzle and one fan-setting.

I prefer the XP310 even over the Max-D6000, though the Max-D has a slight range advantage.

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Post by SSCBen » Mon Aug 16, 2004 11:49 am

I don't exactly know to much about the XP 310 because I haven't use it, but what standing out to me is this "monster X/ Cps 2000 hybrid" you mentioned. This may warrant a new topic, but what is it? I would like to know, I am interested.

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Post by isoaker » Mon Aug 16, 2004 11:53 am

"monster X/ Cps 2000 hybrid"

If I recall correctly, Nick had taken a PC from a broken CPS2000 Mk2 and put it into the Monster X's housing. If I'm mistaken, correct me!

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Post by Nick » Mon Aug 16, 2004 12:56 pm

Yup you're right. I was looking at the Monster X's pressure chamber the other night and thinking 'how come the CPS2000 MK2 is so much mroe powerful?'. I was kinda dissappointed by the Monster's power, so i did summit about it and created this evil hybrid. My only complaint is they aint too streamlined for running with. And as for the person who mentioned a riot blast, is that just a huge jet of water? Cuz I modded mine to have a huge stream of water, which will totally drench you. :soakon2:

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Post by Falcon » Wed Aug 18, 2004 3:15 am

isoaker_com wrote:My main complaint with the stock blaster is that the choice of nozzles available just didn't have enough differences. I agree with the choice of having the smallest and largest settings, but the other two mid-settings should have been different.

My brother has 2 XP 310s, and after using them I would have to say that I wouldn't use anything else in battle apart from the largest nozzle, which is around 2x. Anything smaller than that is just too small for a large war. I, personally, like my XP 110 better because it only has one nozzle setting to worry about (which is a useful 2x one), plus it has good stream velocity and apparently it stings when it hits, but I've never been shot by it so I can't say for sure. Does anyone know if the XP 110 actually stings? When people say that it stings, you mean it hurts a little, don't you? I haven't actually turned the nozzle towards me and soaked myself, but I've put my hand in front of the stream and it doesn't seem to have any more "sting" to it than the XP 310 does.

On a side note, I've noticed that people will often say "This soaker can take on a large CPS!" It's not the large CPS they're up against, it's the user. You could beat a squad of 5 hostiles that had a CPS 1700, CPS 3200, CPS 2700, CPS 2500 and Monster XL with only an XP 240 if you were skilled enough and/or your opponents were unskilled enough. So really, you can take on anyone with any soaker if you have enough skill.




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Post by Nick » Wed Aug 18, 2004 5:31 am

Yeh, but I am skilled with a water gun, it's just it can match my monsterX/CPS2000 thingy for range.

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Post by Soakologist » Wed Aug 18, 2004 7:41 am

Imma going to try to make this MX/2000 hybrid. THe only problem I'm really concerned about is the functionality with the Super Charger. Can you still QF the MX with a 2000 PC?

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Post by Nick » Wed Aug 18, 2004 9:14 am

Yes, the supercharger is not effected. :cool:

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Post by Field Marshal Yang » Fri Aug 20, 2004 7:42 am

An impressive mod indeed. Yes, I've often found that with enough skill or opponent's lack of skill, one can beat him (large CPS soaker) with an XP/MAX-D soaker. This especially applies during one-hit elimination games, where if an air pressure soaker has superior range, it has an advantage.
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Post by Soakologist » Sat Aug 21, 2004 12:54 am

I imagine that removing one of the spray nozzles (saw?) on an MX will further enhance a CPS 2000/MX hybrid. That way you get the advantages of an MX nozzle selection with the still-retained option of using the dreaded 30x nozzle on the CPS 2000.

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Post by Nick » Sat Aug 21, 2004 6:07 am

Good idea *pulls out saw*

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Post by Soakologist » Sat Aug 21, 2004 8:48 pm

So how's it work with a 30 x nozzle, Nick?
I think we'll all agree that the MX's styling is more intimidating than a CPS 2000's, right guys?




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Post by Drewsky92 » Sat Aug 21, 2004 9:06 pm

Well, It's bigger. So all of the noobs will be like "Holy Crap!!!". Lol.

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Post by Soakologist » Sat Aug 21, 2004 9:16 pm

I think that the colo(u)ring, fake tubing, gun-like design, and the multiple nozzles really add to the intimidation factor. And with the heart of a CPS 2000, it's nearly unstoppable. How many pumps does it take with the MX pump?

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Post by Nick » Sun Aug 22, 2004 6:07 am

I don't know how many pumps it takes to be honest. I know that when you get near full pressure the check valve lets some pressure out, obviously the CPS2000 was allowed to be pressurized more. However, all you have to do is pump like crazy, then fire, before the check valve can get rid of your added pressure. Also, I haven't sawn the nozzle off one of my 2 Monster X's yet, but I did bore out the 11.5x on my Monster X / CPS 2500 hybrid, and it kicks when you fire it. :cool:

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Post by Drewsky92 » Sun Aug 22, 2004 7:04 am

I recamend doing a check valve freeze because the MX's check valve isn't made for the CPS 2000 pressure.

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Post by Nick » Sun Aug 22, 2004 1:16 pm

I can't do it, I took one look and was like 'holy shit, I can't do this, I ain't good enough'.:(

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Post by DX » Sun Aug 22, 2004 8:28 pm

It really isn't that hard. Cutting out the valve takes 5 minutes, waiting for the glue to dry takes about 15. The whole proccess is very quick and if you can positively identify where to cut, there's no risk of breaking anything. Of course I'm not going to press you to do it, if you're not ready to check valve freeze then I as well as the other members will respect that decision. Although the potential power could be awesome. :cool:
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Post by Soakologist » Sun Aug 22, 2004 9:22 pm

I think that the Check Valve on the CPS 2000 is identical to the one used on the MX.

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