Nothin wrong with a scope as long as you know HOW to use it...
Scopes offer a flat trajectory, you have to 'sight in' the scope for certain distances to hope for accuracy. With the curved path of flight for a paintball, 'sighting in' your scope is that much more important.
Once you pick a distance, and sight your scope in your shots are great at that distance. "Sight your scope" by repeatedly shooting at target through scope and adjusting scope to where shot actually lands... if you can put the gun in a vice of some sort this will immensely help keep variables stable.
But, on a paintball gun, your shots will only really be accurate at that [set] distance. If you become experienced with the setup, you can get a feel for 'raise/drop of barrel' needed to make other shots, but then your scope is not actually on target so...
Scopes are only useful at their set distance. If you know this their fine. I sighted my scope in at about 80 feet. And at those distances those shots were awesomely accurate (compared to me "eyeing the barrell" at other distances).
Other note: Don't get anything more than 3-4 magnification tops. It is useless at our minimal engagement distances. I used to use a 2x magnification scope for a while...
I switched to a Red-Dot sight. Personally found it more useful...
Good luck - And don't let others dissuade you from setting up your gear how YOU want it!
Anyway, you can just buy some "Picatinny Rails" (a more or less universal rail size) and tie/glue/weld/attach the rails to your marker, and viola! Go buy a scope, flashlight, laser, and IPOD mount for your paintball gun!!
Playing since '95
Autococker (built from scratch myself back in the day!)
Last edited by venarius : 11-06-2012 at 06:23 PM.