Originally Posted by 2pipes
Owned and used both. Both are solid markers and good choices. Axe is a little smoother and quieter than the Etek, but not by alot. Etek 4 LT is about the same cost as Axe. If you play snake or other forward positions the sound of the ETEK could alert the other team to your position. My friend traded his Etek because of that issue alone. If back player who cares.
Good advice. The sound definitely is an issue for a lot of players.