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Old April 22nd, 2012, 06:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey everyone im new and have some questions. I been playing pb for a year now and its time for my own gun. I've been reading about the a5 and alot of people say its amazing and that it has tons of customization. Do u think this would be a good gun for me I usually play woodsball I like to get up front and get into the action I've read there's enough parts for this to make it as well as a 700$ gun. Sorry for the long post but thanks to anyone who replies!!
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Old April 22nd, 2012, 09:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You can put $700 worth of plastic parts and whatever, but it will never shoot any differently, and you'll just be adding weight.
If you want to play up front, I'd not recommend a big long marker, and woudl start looking at spyders.
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Old April 23rd, 2012, 09:58 AM   #3 (permalink)
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The A5 is great for cosmetic upgrades if that is your thing but as far as performance goes it isn't going to get anywhere near as good as a $700 marker no matter how much money you spend. In fact you can put enough money into your Tippmann until you've spent $700 and a $200-$300 electronic marker will outperform it all day long. Woodsball doesn't mean you need a mechanical marker or that you need to have a paintball marker that looks like a real gun.
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