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Etha2: Maintenance

Reference the manual as needed. Unless otherwise stated, all o-rings are NBR70.

Skipping this maintenance will cause your gun to break down and get you lit up like a Christmas tree.

Overview:
Best Lubes for your Etha2:
  • Planet eclipse grease is recommended for the Etha2. Alternatively, you can use Dow33.

Before Playing:
  • Clean your barrel & wipe down the outside of your marker

  • Attach your barrel blocking device

  • Install a fresh battery

  • Remove the Gamma Core bolt, wipe it down, & inspect the o-rings for damage. Replace o-rings if needed & apply a small amount of Eclipse grease to each before reassembling

  • Attach your air tank, then turn the POPS counter-clockwise to engage the air system

  • Power on your marker & chrono if needed

    • Switch: 016 (x2)

    • Spool (rear): 012 (x2)

    • Spool (middle): 011

    • Spool (front): 008

    • Bolt Guide (near threads): 014

    • Bolt Guide (2nd from threads): 14mm x 2mm

    • Bolt Guide (Bumper/Mid): 013

    • Bolt Guide (front): 013

    • Bolt (Rear): 14mm x 2mm

    • Bolt (2nd from Rear): 015

    • Bolt (front): 013

    • Bolt Can (external): 020

    • Bolt Can (internal): 017

Between Games:
  • Clean your barrel using a clean swab or rag

  • Wipe down the outside of your marker. Do not use household cleaners or rinse off marker with water

  • Repeat the items above

  • Gamma Core Bolt: Remove the bolt and unscrew the can. Pop out the bolt and inspect the o-rings on both parts for damage and replace if needed. Apply Eclipse grease to each of the o-rings. Reference the Etha2 maintenance video below

    • Bolt (Rear): 14mm x 2mm

    • Bolt (2nd from Rear): 015

    • Bolt (front): 013

    • Bolt Can (external): 020

    • Bolt Can (internal): 017

After 1-2 Cases of Paint (2k-4k):
After 2-4 Cases of Paint (4k-8k):
  • Repeat the items above

  • Gamma Core Bolt: With the bolt out, you'll want to replace the previously mentioned Bolt & Bolt Can o-rings mentioned above (Maintenance at 1-2 Cases). Disassemble your Gamma Core Bolt, wipe down the components & inspect the o-rings for damage. Replace o-rings as needed. Apply a small amount of Eclipse Grease to each of the o-rings before reinstalling. Reference the advanced section of the Etha2 maintenance video below (starts at 03:10) for details.

    • Switch: 016 (x2)

    • Spool (rear): 012 (x2)

    • Spool (middle): 011

    • Spool (front): 008

    • Bolt Guide (near threads): 014

    • Bolt Guide (2nd from threads): 14mm x 2mm

    • Bolt Guide (Bumper/Mid): 013

    • Bolt Guide (front): 013

    • Bolt (Rear): 14mm x 2mm

    • Bolt (2nd from Rear): 015

    • Bolt (front): 013

    • Bolt Can (external): 020

    • Bolt Can (internal): 017

Etha2 Maintenance:
  • Bolt: 00:00:00

  • Advanced Bolt Maint: 00:03:10

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  • Repeat the items above

  • Etha2 Inline Reg:

    • Removal: Follow the steps below or watch the video

    • Start by removing the two screws for the POPS assembly at the bottom of your grip and slide out your inline regulator

    • Next, unscrew the inline regulator from the POPS body

    • Unscrew the Reg Cap from the body to access the piston

    • Using a 1/8 hex key, turn the adjustment screw clockwise to remove the adjuster assembly

    • Wipe everything down & replace the piston o-ring & internal adjuster top o-ring. Inspect the remaining o-rings for damage & replace as needed. Apply a small amount of Eclipse grease to the o-rings & the piston stem before re-assembling.

      • Tip: Use your phone's camera to take a picture of the internal Adjuster Top o-ring & zoom in to inspect it. Make sure you're in a lighted area and/or turning the flash on. This might take a few tries.

  • Inline Reg Default: Install the adjuster screw & using a 1/8 allen key, turn it counter-clockwise until it's flush with the POPS bottom body. Then turn it clockwise 4 turns

    • Reg Body: 015 (x2)

    • Adjuster Bottom: 011

    • Adjuster Top (External): 011

    • Adjust Top (Internal): 008

    • Piston o-ring: 4mm x 2mm

    • Inlet Pipe: 010 (x2)

After 10 Cases of Paint (20k):
Etha2 Inline Reg Maintenance
After 20 Cases of Paint (40k):
  • Repeat the items above

  • Etha2 Inline Reg:

    • With the Inline regulator disassembled, wipe down all of the components & replace the items listed below. Apply a small amount of Eclipse grease to the o-rings & the piston stem before re-assembling. Reference the video above if needed.

      • Piston o-ring: 4mm x 2mm

      • Adjust Top (Internal): 008

      • Regulator Seal

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