For starters – this is one amazingly looking barrel. I love the way it looks on the gun and even though you don’t have too many color options, I think you’re gonna like it too. But since looks are definitely not the most important think to be considered when buying a barrel, let’s talk about performance. Overall the barrel performs really well. It’s extremely light (many people even claim it to be too light), but it balances the gun pretty well, too. It’s dead accurate and pretty efficient. It is carbon fiber so you know it is tough made. I haven’t heard any complains about easy scratching, so that’s definitely a plus in my eyes. The manufacturer’s description challenges you with a lot of tings so get to it before we continue:
“The Deadlywind Fibur (previously named Wisper) carbon fiber barrels are ultra-lightweight, accurate, and quiet. They are compatible with the Freak(tm) replaceable inserts, so one barrel and a few inserts will do the job of multiple barrels.
Weighing in at an average 46grams (59 grams with insert), they are 2x to 4x lighter than other replaceable insert barrels.
Unlike other carbon fiber barrels, the Wisper barrel is built with a unique 3 layer construction. 2×2 satin Twill external, uni-direction fibers laid up in a strong multi-vector pattern, and then a super slick “Silkfiber” inside that can be safely swabbed. CNC align-bored segment for the insert area, CNC-ported with 3 spiraling rows of ports, and then hand-assembled and quality checked– You can’t get any more accurate.
Already have inserts? Just buy the barrel by itself. Need an insert to go with it? Buy one or go with the 3x inserts and save!
Currently available for:
– Autococker(tm) thread, which fits many markers, including:
– SmartParts Thread, which fits:
– Shocker SFT thread
– “Old” Angel (pre-G7 Fly) Thread”
On the negative side (there are some things to be mentioned) – the thing is very, very hard to clean. Sure a squeegee will do, but if you’re trying to clean a break with just shooting through, prepare yourself with some patience. Also the barrel is a little bit paint picky. It doesn’t like very brittle paint, so be careful with that. And last – it needs Freak inserts, so mind that too before you get the barrel. The thing costs about $90 and is really a good barrel, but for that money you can absolutely get something with fewer problems. My advise – try out different barrels first before jumping on this one.