A spool marker is basically how a dm's/ion/rail/ slg/ work. Basically it uses different air volumes to control the bolt and it is generally very quiet compared to other markers but it usually has very bad effiency(sp).
Do NOT go with Mini's. One of my teammates bought on the way to our FSU tournie and at first it worked just fine, but after a while the soloniod wouldn't click. Then at our VT tournie it wouldnt work( it was so cold that his karni went down and he needed the mini). He went through alot of frustation with the mini and he sold it and bought a used ego. Im sure that there are alot of people who like their mini's and if they work then they are a nice marker but from what I have seen I would never buy one.
Last edited by Spikeman06 : 05-26-2008 at 06:10 PM.