The Gun Gallery
Eclipse Angel 1999 model LED
Initial write up 8-17-05
At the same time I bought the Dark IR3, I got an '99 Eclipse
Angel LED in a Blue Splash design. It
had an awesome trigger job done to it and could really throw
some paint. It also came with the intellifeed loader, which
made the whole package lighter. One problem was the verticle
regulator. Older Angels come with different threading on the
front regs. You could only use their specifically threaded
regs. The gun worked well, but had some drawbacks. It really
sucked up air and had issues with long range firefights. Also,
the balance was not so good, so snap shooting was difficult.
I needed cash, so back to ebay it went.
Added Notes 5-17-06
Looking back this gun was pretty light, but the added advantage
of no batteries in the loader helped a lot. The Angel batteries
powered both the gun and the loader and still lasted forever.
the splash annodizing was so '90s. I think I got about $350
for this gun when I sold it, and I am much happier with the
money than having this gun on my shelf. Eclipse makes good
guns, but at its core, this thing was still an angel.