Originally Posted by Lawn
The kick of the gun is not noticeable because it's a bit heavier..
(It cost more, simply because it's harder to powdercoat brass.. (right..?))
Talk about getting all the points covered before you decide on getting one..
The reason for it costing more to be powder coated black is because they have to use silver solder to solder the gun together, if they used the regular solder the gun could possible come unsolder when the powder coater put the body in the bake oven to cure the powdercoat. It has nothing to do with the brass it is the solder. As for the kick, you might notice a little, but there really won't be any. As for the for the guarantee, the is a 1 year ful warranty. After the one year they are still very helpful if you need help with your gun and will even work out a payment plan if you need to go that route. My velocity with 12 grams stays pretty consistant, +/- 3 to 4 FPS, I cannot tell you what it would be as my gun does not have an asa for constant air. Here is a pic of my 2 Palmer guns, the one on top is my Paladin Pump, the one on the bottom is my Typhoon (which is an old pic because I have added a fe things to the phoon since this pic was taken)