Empire Axe Review – Best Tournament Grade Paintball Gun

Empire Axe

Empire Axe is probably the most liked paintball marker for Professional Tournaments. The gun opts by Pro-Players not because it is fast and reliable but using this marker gives a dominant Tactical Advantage on the playing field.

If you aren’t afraid to spend some extra money on a high-end paintball gun, then you should add Empire Axe to your priority list. The gun comes out with Flawless Design, Comfortable Grips with the ability to take down other players at exceptional distances.

1. Empire Axe – Best Tournament Grade Paintball Gun

9.9

Empire Axe Review

★★★★★

Features

  • Ergonomic Design
  • Durable Construction with waterproof closed battery access
  • Extended Fore-Grip and Grip Frame
  • Micro-Switch Trigger Sensor
  • Threaded Clamping Feed-Neck
  • Low-Operating PSI
  • Comes with Toolkit
  • Easy to Dis-assemble
  • Different Firing Modes

Empire Axe is the updated version of the original Empire Mini GS. However, Empire Axe is a newer generation paintball marker designed to perform equally impressive whether it’s woodsball, speedball, or scenario play.

Unbiased Review

Design

Empire is known for the production of Comfortable and Ergonomic Paintball Guns. Nevertheless, Axe inherits the same Reliability and Durability that Empire puts into every marker. Though, there are some slight changes in the weight and materials of Empire Axe.

Perhaps, Axe possesses little more size and weight than the Mini GS. The usage of an Aluminum Frame is probably the best reason behind the great mass of the gun. However, Axe still exhibits a sleek design with an extended grip for conveniently shooting from various positions.

The excess weight of Axe is equally distributed between its compact frame that it feels completely comfortable in your hands during a game. For better handling and protection of hands, the grips are firmly wrapped around the frame. We have also reviewed another mode, Empire SYX.

Shooting Efficiency

Empire Axe is quite impressive when it comes to Performance and Consistency on the field. The gun is capable of shooting at a low rate that ensures the gentle use of Gas. The standard operating pressure is 200 PSI while it has a firing velocity between 280 to 290 feet per second.

The gun features a 12-inch stock paintball Barrel to ensure smooth and accurate shots. However, you can upgrade to a Custom Barrel for better results. Moreover, the Anti-Chop Eyes prevents chopped balls inside the barrel.

Moreover, the installed Shockwave board offers Different Adjustable Firing Modes. You can use Empire Axe in Semi-Auto, Ramp, Burst, and Full-Automatic Firing Modes. The internal gas line allows smooth switching between firing modes.

Inner Specs

  • Electronic Marker
  • 12-inch Auto-Cocker Threaded Barrel
  • Aluminum Built
  • ASA On/Off
  • Operates between 180 – 200 PSI
  • Anti-Chop Eyes
  • FPS between 280 – 290
  • Redline OLED
  • In-Line Bolt Mechanism
  • 9V Battery Installed
Empire Axe Review
Infographic: Empire Axe Review

ASA On/Off Lever

Unfortunately, Axe features a cheap-quality Feed neck. Though, you can use a different Feed Neck by removing the original one. The gun also offers ASA to regulate th e tanks HPA. The ASA On/Off button is user-friendly and gives you secure access to remove the Tank. In fact, the ASA helps in efficient Air Flow and allows the container of the gun to be replaced quickly.

Micro-Switch Trigger

The gun comes with an Ultra-Responsive Trigger with three-point adjustments. It is a Micro-Switch Trigger that allows you to optimize it to increase the comfort level and responsiveness for better performance on the field.

Furthermore, the Trigger Frame of Axe is also re-designed and improved. The spacing around the trigger is good enough to operate while wearing full fingers gloves. The Trigger Frame Area is pretty larger for players with big hands as well.

Maintenance

The creators of Empire Axe must have a clear idea of user-convenience in mind while designing this marker. That’s the reason Axe is super Easy to Clean. All you need is to press the Releasing Button to get access to the inner-specs for cleaning purposes.

Sound

Due to the usage of Less Air to move the Bolt, Axe shoots super quietly.  The players close barely heard its noise that consequently allows you to shock your opponents without alerting them. It is genuinely a noiseless paintball marker.

Warranty

The manufacturer of Empire Axe does not offer any warranty with this marker. However, you can return it within 30 days from purchase. Perhaps, guns from Empire are the most reliable and durable hence there is no reason to worry about maintenance and other performance issues.

PROS

  • Awesome Ultra-Responsive Trigger
  • Sleek and Sturdy Design
  • Low Profile Marker
  • Zero Chopped Balls
  • Exceptional Firing Power and Accuracy

CONS

  • Issues with Feed Neck Design

Conclusion

Whether it’s speedball, woodball, or scenario play, the Empire Axe will have no trouble in satisfying your demands. This gun is the perfect choice for the player of all categories as it is efficient, reliable, accurate, and comfortable.


FAQs

Is Empire Axe a Good Gun?

Empire Axe is a good choice in terms of Design and Performance. The marker is Best for Woods play and perfectly suited to any player of any level. Besides, it is Easy to Use and Maintain, which means this marker is equally preferable for Beginners and Pro Paintballers.

What is the exact weight of Empire Axe?

Perhaps, Axe possesses little more size and weight than the Mini GS. The usage of an Aluminum Frame is probably the best reason behind the great mass of the gun. However, Axe weighs in at 3.08 Pounds when fully loaded with paintballs.

How fast Empire Axe Shoots?

Empire Axe is capable of shooting at a low rate that ensures the gentle use of Gas. The standard operating pressure is 200 PSI while it has a firing velocity between 280 to 290 feet per second.

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