Planet Eclipse GTEK 170R Markers
The original Gtek was the first Planet Eclipse paintball marker to bear the now-iconic Gamma Core drivetrain. Efficient. Smooth. Quiet. Gentle on even the most fragile paint. And reliable beyond comprehension. From frozen wastelands to scorched earth deserts the Gamma Core delivers all of its potential, all of the time. So the decision to continue with the Gamma Core in this, the Second Generation of Gtek paintball gun was a simple one. A no-brainer. But that didn't mean the rest of the marker wouldn't see a serious overhaul. The Planet Eclipse 170R combines many various advanced features, making the Gteck 170R one of the best paintball markers on the market today.
With its blade-like lines, the Gtek170R is a tool sharpened and ready to perform at any level!
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Planet Eclipse GTEK 170R Markers
The Planet Eclipse GTEK 170R Marker incorporates a wide variety of features that elevates your gameplay both on and off the field. Marketed at a mid-range price point, the GTEK 170R Marker functions as a high-end marker you’d find on more expensive paintball marker setups.
The Planet Eclipse GTEK 170R Paintball Marker allows you to stay on the field longer with an efficient spool valve. The redesigned design allows you to get back to the game faster after cleaning up or changing batteries and/or components. Shooters can be more accurate in their shots, and successfully cover their fire with a quieter bolt.
The popular GTEK design has been reimagined to bring out the best in Planet Eclipse paintball markers for a more enjoyable experience during gameplay and maintenance as well.
The new Planet Eclipse GTEK 170R Marker stores all its critical components within the aluminum frame, which provides flex as much as it does durability. The battery is now located in the foregrip, while the solenoid lives inside the frame, making this a sleek marker you don’t have to baby as you tear up the field.
Additional design elements include a 4-level trigger adjustment system. The integrated SL6 inline regulator is accompanied by a POPS ASA and a hoseless air transfer system. The GTEK Marker is easier than ever to break down, with no tools required to remove the bolt, battery, or access the breech sensor. This helps to speed up cleaning and get you back to the field faster for another game.
Planet Eclipse includes a Shaft 5 two-piece barrel that can be interchanged with any other Shaft 4 or Shaft 5 barrels. This highly-accurate barrel is cocker threaded and comes in at 14.5 inches in length. Tighter tolerances allow you to be more accurate without having to do any fine-tuning.
The Gamma Core drivetrain found in the Planet Eclipse GTEK 170R Marker is one of the most efficient on the market at this price point. It can operate in some of the coldest and hottest temperatures for a quiet, accurate, and reliable source of air for your gameplay.
The bolt acceleration includes 3 stages that push the paintball with just enough air to set it in place. Internal components are designed in such a way as to cushion the mechanical action, quieting your shots so you’re not found. With reliable dwell time and little in the way of tuning necessary, the Gamma Core spool valve in the Planet Eclipse GTEK 170R Marker brings the benefits of the higher-end guns to a mid-range, versatile setup.
If you want to log stats about your gameplay, the Planet Eclipse GTEK 170R Marker’s OLED screen is your source for player information. This screen indicates if you are in semi or ramping fire mode that works in both capped and uncapped settings. There’s also a game timer and rate of fire indicator to help you keep track of your gameplay.