Pistols are a novalty, or something you bring to a scenario game. 12 grams are NOT effective in a pistol (in many better quality pumps they can be) and the pistols range is garbage. I've never shot a good paintball pistol to this day, imo it's a waiste of money unless you buddies own one too and you can have duels or if you are into scenario games.
Also pistols are semi(unless you mod it) and if you go to a field(unless you are with a private group) and won't be able to play with the pumpers, they will stick you with the semi group. Anyways with a terrable rof 10 shots with terrable range(barrel is just too short) but they can be somewhat acurate, point is, imo it's no fun.
(sorry this post is more of a rant than anything) Also disregard grammar and spelling. I was trying to write this as quick as possable while taking time off writing my finals.
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