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who makes the best paint ball gun for beginners?

TheNeck

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today was my first time at a paint ball park, @ SC Village. I was thinking about getting a beginners gun, which do you recommend? thanks
 

guyver01

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Tippman of course. The Pro Carbine, or the 98 Custom are always good.

The 98 Custom can be easily modified once you get good.

 

K1052

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Originally posted by: guyver01
Tippman of course. The Pro Carbine, or the 98 Custom are always good.

The 98 Custom can be easily modified once you get good.
seconded

Just make sure you get rid of the stock barrel and get something better.
 

K1052

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Originally posted by: hevnsnt
what kind of price range are these guns that you guys are talking about?
You can find new Model 98s for less than $150. Spyders go for about the same.
 

skiersteve

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Heck yea, for a first gun...Tippman is the way to go. Theres a reason most fields use them as the rentals, those suckers are tanks. And as others said, you can get better barrels and stuff for cheap when you get better.
 

bootymac

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Spyder. Spefically the Xtra. Best semi-auto for it's price IMO. Very easily upgradable :beer:

Your beginning "marker" should be the one you play around and tinker with. Then you move onto the better stuff, maybe even Electronic Markers

NOTE
Do NOT, I repeat, NOT, get a marker unless you're going to a field VERY often. My rule of thumb for beginners is to go a few times using rental equipment, and if you're absolutely sure you will be somewhat dedicated to this, then get a marker.

And the first piece of equipment you should be getting is a good goggle.
 

Jadow

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Remington makes the best paintball guns. They have one called the 870 that just rules. You can buy the paint shells at Wal Mart.
 

Metalloid

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The 98C wont break on you, and it performs extremely well for being a midrange gun.

I've been playing for over 2 years and I'm still using it.
 

OverVolt

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Originally posted by: Jadow
Remington makes the best paintball guns. They have one called the 870 that just rules. You can buy the paint shells at Wal Mart.
... paintball gun jam hehe... wal-mart ammo
 

SeaSerpent

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Im happy with my Spyder E99. Good gun to start out with.

Like some have said, buy a good face mask...one with a thermal lens.
 

SeaSerpent

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Originally posted by: Jadow
Remington makes the best paintball guns. They have one called the 870 that just rules. You can buy the paint shells at Wal Mart.
lol



dont buy paint from wally-world. that crap sits on the shelf forever

 

bmacd

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i have 4 or 5 Brass Eagle guns, as well as paintballs for sale if you're interested. All are new in packaging, only removed for pictures. I'll make you a deal.

-=bmacd=-
 

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