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Hey guys, if you are new owner I just want to welcome and congratulate on your purchase.
Please drop us a message here and let us know where did you purchase the gun from and your initial impression of the gun. Whether it is positive or negative we do not censor any posts. If it is negative we still appreciate your comments because you actually care enough to post it. Your feedback is important to us. Thank You, Allen Lau Kriss USA Krytac Product Manager
Registered: 1408205162 Posts: 36
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Just got my CRB today from airsoft Atlanta. I love it. I had a chance to test a buddies out. Loved it so much I bought my own. Can't wait to get out and play with it.
Registered: 1408550065 Posts: 5
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I got my CRB about 2 weeks ago, I had pre-orderd it from Airsoft GI. Out of the box it is an amazing AEG! I was suprised that the gun had a tamiya plug on it an was not already wired to deans, as deans connectors have a much better contact, but that was a quick fix. after I put a battery in it and fired off a few bb's the gun quit working, I found that the positive lead on the motor was not crimped enough and kept falling off, after squeezing the connector a little and re-attaching it it has run like a champ. I chronoed the gun and it was very consistant, a little lower than we typically play, so I ordered a stronger spring and a 6.03 inner barrel for it as well (since I was already ordering upgrades). I really like the way the hopup opens up so when you clean the barrel you do not hit the nub. The finish on the gun is probably the best I have seen on the market. All and all I would say that for the price of the gun, it is a terrific deal. One thing I am an planning on doing is highlighting the Kraken emblem on the side of the gun, it deserves to be seen more, it is black like the rest of the gun, it should be white or red, just something to make it stand out from a distance instead of fading into the gun. Would love to get my hands on a Krytac patch?!?
Registered: 1408674057 Posts: 20
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Got mine today @ king davids airsoft, installed ambi mag-release/pts asap. Will skirmish this weekend to see how the hopup holds out(not a fan of w-type bucking). Stock wobbled more than anticipated comparo to my ca modstock, but battery friendly(fuse placement needs getting used to). Trigger guard has gap with motorgrip, but otherwise awesome color and ergonomics for the price.
Registered: 1408541469 Posts: 6
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Got in my Trident CRB yesterday and got to playing around with it. Since the list of things I'd change is shorter than the list of things I love, let's start with that. Note: I do go out of my way to be critical whenever I provide product feedback.
The crane stock isn't quite large enough for high mAh 11.1 LiPos, but it will hold my 2200 mAh 7.4 no problem. I also did manage to fit a mini type 7.4 in the slot on the buttpad as advertised. However, I'm planning on running my 11.1 buffer tube LiPo and while it's a tight fit it works fine. I honestly don't like the fuse placement though, it makes everything harder. Three things I'd like on the stock itself: I'd like larger battery tubes, an option to get it in tan, and a little less wobble.
The only other things I didn't like about the gun were as follows: First is that my selector switch does not click into each position. It has a good friction lock in each location, but clicking into each position would be ideal. The bolt catch and the return spring for the mock bolt aren't very solid feeling either. The forward action on the mock bolt is honestly spongy and the bolt catch has a lot of play when engaged that makes it feel like a loose button rather than a solid lever. I also wish the flash hider that was included was metal, as it is a pretty sweet design.
However, looking at competitive options in the price range I am reminded these are all petty quibbles, none of which detract much, if at all, from functionality. Nonetheless, I'm the kind of narcissist who thinks his opinion matters so I'm throwing those suggestions out there!
But let's balance that out with the stuff I love, and start with the most immediately obvious point in Krytac's favor: the finish! I've handled a variety of real AR-15s in my day and the finish on the Krytac easily matches them. I'm reminded most of the finish on my friend's Ruger SR556. The trademarks are all classy too and certainly don't make you wish you had other real steel trades. This gun does airsoft company trademarks how they should be done, they're subdued, not gaudy, and don't remind you it's a toy.
The Keymod rail system is awesome. This is the first gun I've bought with Keymod, but I've handled a couple real steel Keymod setups and this easily competes for quality. I'm curious how well the design utilizing two set screws for a friction fit will hold up to real recoil, but for airsoft it's totally wobble free and looks sexy. The fact I could mount real Keymod accessories instead of crappy airsoft ones doesn't hurt either.
You're also to be congratulated for having the first AEG I've bought that I didn't want to immediately swap the motor on. Trigger response on my 11.1 is second only to a PTW or PolarStar, so I'm gonna be keeping it that way. The included iron sights are gorgeous too and cowitness in the lower 1/3rd of my riser mounted Primary Arms red dot perfectly.
And... Yeah that's all my data points for now. I'm sure I'll have another long winded report after I skirmish it this weekend but so far I'm very happy. It's pretty much exactly what I expected for the money and seems like a solid contender in the high end AEG market. Much love Krytac, this is a great inaugural release and makes me look forward to the SR-47 even more!
Registered: 1408673055 Posts: 19
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Ordered mine from Airsoft GI a little over a week ago, and got mine today. I also ordered 6 fresh mags
Appearance: First off, this gun looks great. The uniformity and the finish make it a really nice gun to look at. The keymod rails and stock both look very cool. I love how the barrel is half an inch shorter than the rails, i've always run my guns like that, and for it to come stock this way is very nice. The flash hider is also very nice, i'm going to give mine a good coat of matte black enamel paint before i field it. Not a big fan of the grip, i'd like to put an MOE or an Ergo on here if i can find one, but i'm afraid of messing up the perfect motor height and losing the amazing sound this gun makes. Feel: This is my first keymod gun. I've played with a friend's gun that has Noveske Keymod rails which are really nice, and these feel a little bit nicer. The rails have a kinda oval shape to them, and it's super comfortable in your hand. Also, the barricade support on the front of the rails is sweet, i never saw that mentioned in any spec sheets of the gun. When you shoulder the gun, the stock feels really nice on your shoulder and cheek, much like a Magpul ACS, except it's more comfortable. The iron sights are also really nice. I have an SRS red dot, so i'll be removing the rear sight, but both sights are very high quality and the rear sight has very solid clicks while adjusting windage and elevation. My KWA k120 mags fit perfectly. Very nice satisfying click when you pop one in, zero wobble, and perfect feeding. My biggest issue is all the wobble. It's in 3 places on this gun, the gas tube, the trigger guard, and the stock. Especially the stock. I took off my stock and stuck a small strip of loop velcro to the buffer tube at the 1 o'clock position and got the stock back on. All of the wobble has been eliminated, but it takes a little effort to move the stock back and forth. I don't move my stock all the time, so the tradeoff for 0 wobble is worth it. To fix the wobble in the gas tube, i took off the rails, punched out the pin on the gas block, slid the tube out a bit, and wrapped some electrical tape around the base of the tube. I slid the gas tube back in place, and put the pin back in, and it is now secure. Still working on the trigger guard, the pin holding it in place is tough to move, but the wobble in the trigger guard is so minimal i might just leave it. My selector has a small click when you get it in place on the left side, but on the right side of the gun, it's a bit harder to move the selector but it has a really nice loud click when it gets in place, i wish both sides had that click. The charging handle and bolt release do feel light and cheap. As a previous KWA LM4 owner i miss the satisfying feel of the bolt sliding forward, but on the trident it's just for revealing the hop-up. Once i have it fine tuned i'll probably never pull the charging handle again, and have no reason to use the bolt release. The included high cap also wobbles a lot, i'm not going to use it ever but you'd think the gun included with the mag would have a perfect fit. Performance: I've never seen a gun perform this well out of the box. I'm running a 2000mah 11.1 and it runs like a dream. I'm amazed at the trigger response and sound of this AEG, i dont think any other stock gun can compare (i've only owned VFC/KWA but have used just about everything else). Every AEG i've used has a whiny sound to it, even with a proper shim, but this gun has a really nice pop to it and no whine and it's a pleasure to use. The ROF is also insanely high for a stock gun, another nice perk. Shooting ~367 with .2s, which should be ~330 with .25s. I'd like a little more velocity, perhaps with a TBB or an upgraded spring i can get up more towards 390 with .2s. I haven't had time to do a full hop-up, range, and accuracy test, i'll update when i get the chance. There's really nothing to say negatively about the performance of this gun so far, i just hope it lasts. Definitely a great purchase and i'm happy to be an early adopter.
Registered: 1409509974 Posts: 3
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I've had my shrike for about a week now. This Sunday will be my first time using her, I'm so excited to see how well she works!
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Just picked mine up from GITactical yesterday and been pretty impressed with the fit and finish. Hopefully this weekend I can break it in and then take it for a run at Ballahack.
Registered: 1411176182 Posts: 1
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Just received my SPR via Airsoft GI. Super impressed with the quality and feel. Out of the box performance is astounding with incredible range, accuracy, and trigger response. I'll take it through its paces this Sunday and don't expect I'll be disappointed. My only big gripe is of course the infamous stock wobble. None the less, it's an easy fix and a small price to pay for such impressive performance. Let just hope it lasts! Definitely a good purchase and I'm glad to be an owner.
Registered: 1411098503 Posts: 10
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Purchased the SPR from AirsoftGI.
Very impressed by the finish and overall quality. Had some issues with stock wobble and magazine wobble (bought a stack of MAG midcaps which were on the compatible magazine list, but they still wobble too much. Heard that KWA midcaps fit snugly) No gas tube wobble as some reported. No other problems. Gun chronographed at 363 by AirsoftGI. I put in a SHS M120 spring (love the quick change system) and headed out to a skirmish.
The SPR has great range out of the box, yet a little lacking in accuracy (using .25 gram bbs). I used a 3-9x32 scope and could see a lot of shots curving left or right, making a fairly large grouping at around 150 feet. The rate of fire on full auto is definitely impressive, without paying much attention I had cut through five 130 round midcaps in a small warmup game. At one point my gun stopped firing, going completely silent when I pulled the trigger. After a bit of tinkering I found out that one of the wire ends on the motor had gotten loose and disconnected, so they may need to be attached a little stiffer.
The gun has a lot of neat features, especially in internal design. The hop-up unit is very easy and pleasant to use, and the takedown is also fairly painless. I loved the quick change spring system, as it allows me to customize the FPS to field needs without the pain of having to split the gearbox (which I haven't done yet on the SPR). Some features I noticed on the outside of the gearbox were radiused corners and convenient ports for lubrication, as well as a serial number on the gearbox (sadly doesn't match the one on the receiver).
Going to upgrade with a M130 spring and a 550mm 6.03mm tightbore barrel to help tighten that grouping when farther out. Other than that, this gun is ready to rock and roll out of the box and for the price it really can't be beat. Going to recommend to everyone I know and will keep an eye on future products from Krytac (keeping fingers crossed for a Krytac AK-74).
Registered: 1411176594 Posts: 3
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joker here. gun is awesome out of the box. got mine from airsoftgi and will field it next weekend for the 1st time. feels like a kwa sr7 with mods already done ! wish the spring tension release was not scrapped tho....it is a feature i love on my g&g......
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Just received my lmg... First impressions: freaking amazing. I'm gonna field it this weekend and I'll write up a first impressions review
Registered: 1412362662 Posts: 5
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Bought my CRB two weeks ago (Strike Force Sports), played an indoor session last week.
Overall, best AEG out of the box i've ever shot, and I have been playing airsoft for almost 15 years. The fit/finish is amazing, this is the first AEG that I did not want to do a paint job on right away! During the session, I noticed how accurate it shot with little to no hop up adjustment, for the most part it fed nicely. With some of my star mid-caps , there were a few times I got misfeeds. Overall, very nice shooting system. My only gripe is the wobble in the stock, I have to see if I can try any of the suggestions mentioned in other posts, but it is really the only bad thing I can say about it at the moment. Looking forward to future products.
Registered: 1413882872 Posts: 13
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Got my SPR from airsoftgi a few weeks ago. Test fired it and was amazed after playing with the hop up.
Still cant figure how to remove the flash hider, but was surprised to unscrew the last few inches of the outer barrel.
Also, is there a way to modify the trigger so it's less of a squeeze and more of a tap? I have a real steel AR with a bump trigger.
Registered: 1413156632 Posts: 33
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Ordered my SPR from G.I. Tactical last Friday(10/18/14). It arrived today (10/21/14). Unfortunately, I'm at work so I had to go pick it up from my apartment management office on my lunch and go back to work. As I write this, it's sitting in the trunk of my car and I can't wait to get off work, go home and play with it like a giddy schoolgirl.
I have been a staunch ICS AEG user for almost 10 years but it took just one look at the Krytac SPR to sell me on it. The only thing that would make this situation more perfect is if Krytac developed a split gearbox. I would know pure and unadulterated euphoria at that moment. I've read all the reviews, saw all the review videos, and hopefully will be making a review video of my own soon. My SPR will be making it's official debut at The Ohio Project, hosted by Lion Claws in a couple of weeks. I'll give the blow by blow then, but I'm sure it will perform admirably. __________________ Everyone wants to be a Pirate until it's time to do Pirate Stuff. http://www.facebook.com/CREWAirsoft #ThePiratesAreComing