Cool Bear Lever

Cool Bear Lever
Cool Bear LeverCool Bear LeverCool Bear Lever
Cool Bear LeverCool Bear Lever
Our Price:  £89.95
  (6 Reviews)



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Brand:  Blunderbuss Designs

If all you want is a no nonsense, workhorse of a Korean lever then this is it. The lever is compatible with most arcade sticks from Mad Catz, Hori and Razer, thanks to the Sanwa compatible mount and low collar. We recommend the purchase of the 5 pin to 8 pin harness to ensure correct and ease of wiring.

The lever is inspired by the Myoungshin Fanta, but with custom dimensions, higher quality materials, tighter design tolerances and changeable low / high collar. The combination of stainless steel, Delrin and Acetal construction makes for a strong and long lasting lever.

The low / high collar requires a screw action to remove and install. Please do not over tighten the collar, finger tight is all that is required - it will not come loose during normal play. The low collar will increase throw by +0.25mm, therefore a 9.0mm shaft will feel like an 8.5mm shaft.

As a finishing touch, a small chamfer to the inside of the collar and to the inside of the gate at the base of the body is found. This removes sharp edges and prolongs the look and feel of the shaft and the actuators. With it's brushed metal aesthetics, smooth and precise control, this is one lever that you will be proud to own.

  • 303 stainless steel shaft finished to a satin polish.
  • 304 stainless steel mounting plates, 240 grit grained finish.
  • Black Delrin bushing and actuator.
  • Black Acetal body and collar.
  • Mounting dimensions for both Sanwa and Korean centres.
  • IST Mall 35A rubber grommet.
  • Gersung A3 microswitches.
  • Choice of removable bat top colour.
  • Choice of shaft and actuator diameter.
  • Black adonised 1.5mm thick aluminium dust cover.
  • 14.00mm diameter bushing.
  • 15.6mm switch spacing.
  • Changeable low / high collar.
  • 16mm internal diameter for low collar and 20mm internal diameter for high collar.
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Top Tier K-Lever
Wednesday, 20 May 2020  | 

Stuck this in my Etokki Omni upon receiving and was immediately impressed. I also run a Fujin V3 and a full-collar Golden Lever and the Cool Bear is right up there with them. Compared to the Fujin, the overall higher quality package makes for a smoother experience. Compared to the GL, it lacks the bells and whistles (I actually think I prefer the CB's no-frills approach) but still offers all the customization I need and an immaculate fit and finish at a much more reasonable price. I changed out the grommet from the stock 35A to a 40A (I prefer the higher tension for my KBDs and Mishima wavedashes) and it's perfect. The Cool Bear Lever is likely to become my new main and I couldn't be happier with it.

Side note: also shipped and delivered to the US -surprisingly- quick; ordered on Saturday, showed up at my door Wednesday

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Tuesday, 19 May 2020  | 

Very well constructed and the response is excellent would reccomend.

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Tuesday, 21 April 2020  | 

Everything about this stick is built to the tightest tolerances, as such, has exquisite build quality.

I was using a Crown 309MJ (35A Grommet) in a Hori RAP 4 Kai until I fitted this and this stick has less rattle and everything feels tight and clean compared to the Crown which feels sort of loose.

It fits into a RAP 4 Kai (without the collar of course), but I had to bend one of the pins slightly, but I had to do this with the 309MJ as well.

I use the 9mm shaft + the smallest actuator since I like a larger deadzone before actuation but less throw (I find this easier to dash with).

The delrin bat top also feels really nice, no seams whatsoever and SMOOTH.

Highly recommended!

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Wednesday, 12 February 2020  | 

It fixes every problem I have had with Korean levers since I started using them, and synthesises all of the best aspects of the most exceptional products available into one elegant, intensely refined lever. Perfect switch spacing guaranteed with every lever because of the bottom plate holding not only the switches, but also the whole assembly together. Incredibly easy to take apart to tinker with because there are no nuts to be found, just four bolts directly threaded to the bottom plate. It feels so even and smooth in the hands and during play, and then there's the additional fact that no matter what type of mount hole my panel has, I can mount it in anything. Just too good. It's best experienced yourself, I've been meaning to write a review for days, but couldn't get my hands off the thing for long enough to do so.

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Excellent Lever!
Sunday, 2 February 2020  | 

Top tier lever! Easy to customize and the tolerances on the bushing, shaft, actuator and the housing/chassis are amazing which make for a good fit. Try pulling the lever up, it won't budge. Additionally. it's super hard to spin the lever which makes for nice stable performance with no sliding. Such a great fit and feels great to use!

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Saturday, 1 February 2020  | 

Great lever for both beginners and experienced Korean lever users, very customizable and excellent build quality.

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