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|03-26-2011, 03:59 AM||#21 (permalink)|
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Jacksonville Florida
Well as you well know some people are fanboys and just cannot believe that what they back is not what everyone loves to use. Like I tell everyone I just want as much money being spent at the fields stores and whatever else deals with paintball. That way the sport grows as much as possible.
|03-26-2011, 11:53 AM||#23 (permalink)|
Join Date: May 2008
Honestly I don't there's that much difference in markers these days. Sure different levels have a better fit or finish and look cooler then others but it used to be only certain markers had "turbo" or "response" options but now you can get the same series board from the same company n difference markers. Sure you have spools and poppit but designs are way more modular. The difference between a new $300 mini and a $800 whatever is negligible. It's more about feel and personal preference now(marketing power) then the technology now.
Again this is my subjective opinion. I have a Luxe, Tippman E98, Mini, Closer, Phantom and in the same class of marker I'll use any electronic one is any tourney because they are so compariable and NOT feel like I'm under matched against the guys with a new $1500 marker.
|03-28-2011, 11:39 AM||#24 (permalink)|
slowly coming back around
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Columbia/Jeff City, MO
I think the only real difference you would see in a $1500 marker and a $300 marker (if the manufacturers were actually charging what they were worth) would only be that the $1500 marker lasted 5 times longer than the $300 due to a better finish and tighter tolerances on all the pieces. But the industry shoots itself in the foot, trying to get everyone to buy their latest and greatest every year, how can anyone see if a $1500 marker actually lasts that long when they're trying to get you to replace it every year?
The weird things I think about...
|04-02-2011, 09:42 PM||#26 (permalink)|
Facta Non Verba