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    Paint ball starter kit

    Just curious to get everyone's opinion- thinking about getting a starter paintball set for my 14 year old (and one for dad). Saw this one and it seems to have decent reviews:

    Amazon.com: Tippmann 98 Custom PS Paintball Gun Marker MEGA Set: Sports & Outdoors



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    Re: Paint ball starter kit

    That comes with a lot of goodies. That's always nice to have. I have a Tippmann A5 and I like it a lot. I bought a longer barrel for it to upgrade it a bit.



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    Re: Paint ball starter kit

    Tippman makes very reliable and easy to maintain guns. Hope yu have fun!

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Just curious to get everyone's opinion- thinking about getting a starter paintball set for my 14 year old (and one for dad). Saw this one and it seems to have decent reviews:

    Amazon.com: Tippmann 98 Custom PS Paintball Gun Marker MEGA Set: Sports & Outdoors



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    Re: Paint ball starter kit

    From what I've seen, you can also add a stock to it too? I was kind of thinking about upgrading some later.



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    Re: Paint ball starter kit

    Make sure you have enough money left to buy something to do after you get bored of paintball.




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    Re: Paint ball starter kit

    Do this.




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    Re: Paint ball starter kit

    I haven't been in the paintball world for about 5 years, but when I played, Tippmans were always well build reliable guns.

    I can't believe how much the prices have come down. When I was playing that starter set probably would have cost $300.



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    Re: Paint ball starter kit

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Make sure you have enough money left to buy something to do after you get bored of paintball.
    I can imagine, as we have some airsoft guns laying around at this point. I figure if I can get a few good chuckles out of it with my boy, it's hard to beat the value of that.



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    Re: Paint ball starter kit

    Get the Tippman. You'll save yourself so many headaches with maintenance. I have a couple Kingman guns, both awesome guns but I swear I spend half the round fixing ****.


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    Re: Paint ball starter kit

    I've got a Tippmann 98 Custom. Solid gun. Haven't used it in YEARS.


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    Re: Paint ball starter kit

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Just curious to get everyone's opinion- thinking about getting a starter paintball set for my 14 year old (and one for dad). Saw this one and it seems to have decent reviews:

    Amazon.com: Tippmann 98 Custom PS Paintball Gun Marker MEGA Set: Sports & Outdoors
    You are right on it. Go with the tippmann 98 no question. I bought mine right around 98 when it came out and it has always worked no problem whenever I have used since. Which admitedly is not a whole lot, but generally once a year.

    And with a simple hex screwdriver in your gear, you can easily tweak the velocity you are firing for desired level.


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