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#1 Mariano Costa

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Posted 02 October 2014 - 04:42 PM

Dear all.

 

I was wondering - if I`m not mistaken then the Titan Arm weighs less with just two canisters than an Atlas with two. But did anyone with experience with both arms felt a significant difference in performance with the Titan in this configuration? 


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#2 William Demeritt

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Posted 02 October 2014 - 05:14 PM

I believe the 4 canister arm is in fact lighter than the 2 canister arm. I've down both a lot, and can barely tell a difference between the two. The 4 canister arm is definitely a larger profile, which can become cumbersome over time, even though it weighs less.
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#3 Brian Freesh

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Posted 02 October 2014 - 09:57 PM

Yes, Titan with 2 canisters is lighter than Atlas with 2 canisters. Pro only sells Gray canisters with the Atlas arm, so you'd have to figure out another way to get them for a Titan, the lift capacity with just 2 blacks won't cut it. The profile of a Titan may be a bit larger, but the footprint is theoretically a bit smaller, because it's a shorter arm. Atlas has a bit more boom range because of this.

 

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#4 Mariano Costa

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Posted 03 October 2014 - 02:56 AM

The profile of a Titan may be a bit larger, but the footprint is theoretically a bit smaller, because it's a shorter arm. Atlas has a bit more boom range because of this.
 
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Now that solves the mystery regarding the difference in weight, thanks!

Now about the performance, would anyone actually recommend working with the titan in a two canister configuration or are there any drawbacks like an undesirable force curve or so?
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#5 RonBaldwin

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Posted 03 October 2014 - 08:33 AM

The solid bones on the atlas I thought weighed a few ounces more so the difference is the chassis...but we are not talking about a noticeable weight.
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Posted 03 October 2014 - 11:20 AM

Ron is correct.  I own both arms and prefer the Atlas when using two springs because it just seems smaller.  


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