Thread: Valken Proton
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Old 02-09-2012, 02:14 PM   #36 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by alpha434 View Post
The counter argument is that paintball is a luxury sport... This product was brought to the market because Valken wanted to offer it, and it may be viable if people want something different than what's currently available. "Need" has little influence on the equation.

Everything has been pretty much superfluous since automags. But obviously we keep buying the crap... A better phrase would be "These are needed about as much as brass paintball guns."
True indeed. Nothing wrong with options, even if those options offer little in the way of innovation. Same reason there's hundreds of different cars on the road, when we could all be driving identical machines around.
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