I get the basics of what he's trying to say sure. "Hey guys, your daily expendable ammunition costs are much higher than airsofts!" - And we all nod in agreement and promptly shrug.
I can see shooting 4000 a day; as a back player who is laning all day with no real opposition to make me stop/shoot me. But with a manual A5? I can't see that happening.
It was like one day I woke up and every paintball field had been occupied by a slightly overweight military force.