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AIM Top Hell-Fire High Speed Piston w/ Metal Teeth Strip for Airsoft AEG Gearbox
The AIM Top Hell-Fire piston is pr-customized and optimized to be the perfect piston for any AEG gearbox setup. Inspired and modeled after the "customized" pistons by top Airsoft technicians in the world, the Hell-Fire Piston features a full rack of CNC steel teeth to provide the maximum durability you would find in a full metal piston. The AIM Top piston also features a light weight body made out of hard polycarbonate with all the unnecessary parts already shaved off for a perfect light weight and durability equilibrium. Ultimately, your AEG will enjoy the best of both world from the metal and polycarbonate pistons with both durability and performance!Manufacturer:
Matrix OEM: AIM Top. (Matrix is USA Distributor for AIM Products.)Features:Full rack of CNC steel teeth for maximum durability.Pr-Cut piston body with no unnecessary weight for optimized performance.Works for all applications (high torque / standard / high speed).Spare CNC teeth strips available for future replacement without replacing entire piston.Enhances rate of fire.Widened steel teeth for enhanced gripping and durability.Universally compatible with all major piston head designs.Universally compatible with bore-up and standard bore applications.Review:
This piston is among the best piston in the feature it offer and the flawless construction it is equipped with. As advertised, the CNC steel rack of teeth with a fully carved piston body provides the best of both worlds. The design allows this piston to out-perform in both high speed and high power applications. Simple examination will see that this piston is also equipped with a widened strip of teeth for better gripping and chance of stripping. The steel teeth is removable in the event of wear and tear which is also a plus. Spare teeth strip can be located here on Evike.com!
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"So far I own 5 of these pistons. I bought two back in 2008 and the remaining three in 2015. They haven't let me down yet and the 2008 two are still top notch shape after of the use they been through.
"I had this piston in a gun running on a 14:1 gear set and a Matrix 5000 series high speed motor. The piston I got was not perfectly symmetrical, and the grooves on the sides got misaligned and jammed up against the piston guide grooves in the gearbox shell. Subsequently, the teeth strip got ripped out the back of the piston and broken in half by the sector gear. I got a second one and have had no issues with it at all in a DSG build. The piston itself is great, but the quality control is a bit lacking.
"This piston is quite weak. In every gun that I have had this piston in, the rack gets ripped out the back even after using epoxy and superglue on the piston rack. Granted my builds are around 400 or so FPS with .25 at around 29-35 ROF depending on the build, these pistons are not as strong as they make it seem. Save your self the time and get an SHS piston. Much stronger and will last much longer. If you want a piston for a stock gun just to increase reliability, this will do the trick. But take a gun techs word and get the SHS piston.
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