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Old 05-17-2012, 12:45 AM #1
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Etek 4 Vs. MacDev Drone DX

As the title says, I want to know which would be a better buy, Etek 4 or MacDev Drone DX?

Both are great manufacturers and both have really good guns. These are their medium-end guns and which one would be the better one to get? I would like some pro's and con's of both
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Old 05-17-2012, 01:07 AM #2
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Spool Vs poppet. Both are good guns. Try the Drone out if you can. An Etek3 will be similar enough to the Etek4 for you to get a good idea of how it should feel. After you try each, then make you decision.
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Old 05-17-2012, 06:32 AM #3
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The drone is smoother, but the difference is not enough to favor over the Etek's case, warranty, reputation, maintenance, prow ice, prestige.

For that matter, etek4>etek3>>>>>>>>drone
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Old 05-17-2012, 06:41 AM #4
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Can't compare a marker that hasn't been released to the public yet. How do you expect anyone to give you an honest, unbiased opinion when none of us have shot the Etek 4 yet?
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Old 05-17-2012, 07:44 AM #5
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Can't compare a marker that hasn't been released to the public yet. How do you expect anyone to give you an honest, unbiased opinion when none of us have shot the Etek 4 yet?
This. Honestly though i was never a fan of the etek series, so i can expect low of the marker. But honestly PE will give you better support for the marker, itll be stronger, less problems and easier to fix. I was always big on that. BUt the DX probably seems the better choice.
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Old 09-29-2012, 12:01 PM #6
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one is a spool and one is a poppet. They are both fantastic markers. Its just your opinion. I would go with the Drone DX as of right now. I just don't like the look of the Etek board. The drone is a great looking marker as well as a great shooter.
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Old 10-04-2012, 12:29 AM #7
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Drone IMO. I think it is a much better gun. The only thing the Etek has over the Drone is much better customer support.
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Old 10-04-2012, 08:26 AM #8
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Drone IMO. I think it is a much better gun. The only thing the Etek has over the Drone is much better customer support.
The CS at MacDev has come leaps and bounds over where it was a few years ago. In addition to having countless non-certified helpers on here, there is an entire forum that their techs operate. On top of that shootnpoo and pooty are on the macdev train, you cant go wrong.
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The CS at MacDev has come leaps and bounds over where it was a few years ago. In addition to having countless non-certified helpers on here, there is an entire forum that their techs operate. On top of that shootnpoo and pooty are on the macdev train, you cant go wrong.
I completely agree with you. The guys on here are awesome. I am mainly referring to the slow email response time and general lack of contact information. I can't just call them up and chat with them about a problem like you can with BLAST.
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