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#1 User is offline   chinstrap 

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Posted 06 June 2010 - 09:56 AM

So I bought a Rotor a while back and have been loving it ever since because I'm lazy.

There's only one problem - I'll occasionally get the lip of the lid caught on something in transport and it ends up opening and dumping my balls everywhere.

I was thinking that a speed feed would solve this little problem and prevent my balls from exiting the top of the hopper. Only problem is that I would like to still keep the lid on due to the fact that I predominantly play in the woods and I don't want leaves/twigs/rain getting in.

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Is it possible to have a speed feed on a Rotor along with the lid?
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Posted 07 June 2010 - 11:30 AM

Get the exalt feed. Its the best of the speedfeeds IMO, still will let out some paint but it won't dump your entire hopper. I wouldn't worry about the leaves/twigs/rain getting in, but if you really want to, with either the exalt or dye speedfeed you should be able to use a lid too.
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Posted 07 June 2010 - 11:33 AM

chinstrap, on Jun 6 2010, 09:56 AM, said:

So I bought a Rotor a while back and have been loving it ever since because I'm lazy.

There's only one problem - I'll occasionally get the lip of the lid caught on something in transport and it ends up opening and dumping my balls everywhere.

I was thinking that a speed feed would solve this little problem and prevent my balls from exiting the top of the hopper. Only problem is that I would like to still keep the lid on due to the fact that I predominantly play in the woods and I don't want leaves/twigs/rain getting in.

TL/DR:

Is it possible to have a speed feed on a Rotor along with the lid?

To answer your question.

Yes with the dye speed feed you can still use the lid.

But most speed feeds, especially the dye, will have the fins wear out and paint will come out because they sag. Best bet is to empty your paint into a pod at the end of the day.
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Posted 07 June 2010 - 12:52 PM

Teddy K, on Jun 7 2010, 02:33 PM, said:

Best bet is to empty your paint into a pod at the end of the day.


Yeah, I do that, I just randomly get things caught on the lid and it pops open in the middle of a game day. Like if I put the marker down for a break and go to grab it for the next game and it's got the line from a barrel bag under it and that causes it to open. Perhaps I should just sand down the lip that keeps getting caught.
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Posted 07 June 2010 - 01:30 PM

I recently bought a Rotor and it included an Exalt speed feed.

The thing is briliant in how easy it is to load and how well it keeps in paint.

But then I played at Living Legends. As great as a speed feed is, if you play in the woods Use a lid on the Rotor.

I had four jambs due to leaves and sticks dropping into the hopper. The little tiny stuff that would normally not be a trouble in other hoppers created some bummer situations for me. I fixed two on the field thanks to the easy tear down of the Rotor. The other two I just used as excuse to take a break from the action.

It is simply not worth the heart ache if you spend any time in the bush. So your concern of junk getting in there is totally valid.

I bought a lid kit and this will not a problem for me in the future!

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Posted 08 June 2010 - 09:29 AM

Like everyone has been saying, I have the exalt on my rotor and absolutely love it.
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Posted 20 June 2010 - 07:56 AM

Heh, I totally forgot about this thread. Thanks for the replies and input, I'll be going with the Exalt before my next game.
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Posted 20 June 2010 - 08:37 PM

chinstrap, on Jun 20 2010, 09:56 AM, said:

Heh, I totally forgot about this thread. Thanks for the replies and input, I'll be going with the Exalt before my next game.

Another score for the exalt crew.

You won't regret it dude.
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