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Old 08-31-2006, 12:39 AM #1
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Getting a new gun, Minion?

I'm thinking of getting a new gun around the 700$ mark possibly and if I do I'm thinking about getting a Minion. From past experiences could you guys give me some pros/cons?

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Old 08-31-2006, 01:36 AM #2
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700 mark?
guns to check out in the 700's or under-
dm3
dm4
dm5
dmc
dm6(MAYBE, BUT DONT COUNT ON IT)
pm5
pm6
minions
05 ego
most shockers
quest
fusion
ceptor
remains
karnivors

check out all of those.

and to finally answer your question-

minions are good guns. they are pm6's, with different milling. made by dye, sold and warrantied by evil.
owning a dye gun myself, id say that the minion is a quality product.
if you have questions about the performance of the gun, direct your questions to the DYE forum.

hope that helps.
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Old 08-31-2006, 01:45 AM #3
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Thanks a lot, I'll look into them.
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Old 08-31-2006, 01:46 AM #4
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cyborgs, pimps, and freestyles should also be on the list.
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Old 08-31-2006, 02:25 AM #5
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Old 08-31-2006, 03:46 AM #6
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I love the way my Minion shoots, I'm not yet sold on the way it feels. Compared to the Timmies I usually shoot it feels much shorter, and my hands feel a little crowded. I imagine it'll grow on me but my recommendation is to shoot one before purchasing.
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if you want the timmy length but a dm feel.
then a dm4 is a good median.
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if you want the timmy length but a dm feel.
then a dm4 is a good median.
why not jus get a dm5.......but your best bet is a shocker FTW
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why not jus get a dm5.......but your best bet is a shocker FTW
dm5's are shorter than dm4's.
shockers are also good choices, ive been looking into one, but since ive never shot one(sad i know), i wont comment.
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Old 08-31-2006, 04:44 PM #10
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Uhm...Why not just a pimp? they shoot fast on semi, ramping and psp ramping. I love the feel of the pimp. Little on the heavy side, but I cant complain about how heavy it is, if it feels so good in your hands. ok? and you save 100 bucks so you can get the Pipe kit with it. Good luck
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heh, i think the quests are amazing. a guy at my local field had one a couple of weeks ago...must say i was quite entertained. pimps truly are good guns, specially for their price. when tuned right, you can have just about the same feel as any other high end gun{minus a little air effiency}. karnis are...well...cockers, which ive always wanted -_-. and the last two ill comment on from testing random peoples are the Pm5, and egos. both are really fast, and really accurate from what ive seen. but your marker is truly personal preference, its which ever one you feel more comfortable shooting. no matter how good a gun is, you dont wanna feel like crap when shooting it.
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Old 09-01-2006, 12:34 PM #12
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umm the karnivore should be removed from the list, I'd reccomend staying away from anything WGP right now. Their quality has been decreasing rapidly, their new frame which would come with the Karni, is in fact, terrible.
As for the minion, they are great guns I own one and haven't had any complaints.
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just got a minion, its sex in a gun, not gonna lie, i'd totally go for one
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Old 09-03-2006, 05:35 PM #14
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Old 09-03-2006, 06:59 PM #15
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id go with a pm6. minion but smaller.
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Etek Ego.
No qustions asked.
It's the best gun under $800 in my opinion.
You can get them for $650 NIB on PBNation actually.
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Old 09-03-2006, 07:39 PM #17
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an ego is a timmy with a qev what happens when you take out the qev?
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it cycles slower.

sorry soso, i have to say that you can do better than an etek.
pretty sure you knew by now, but i hate the ego hype.
sure theyre good guns, but after a while all the hype gets super old.
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an ego is a timmy with a qev what happens when you take out the qev?
The Etek is still lighter than a Timmy, and most other guns on the market.
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Old 09-03-2006, 09:47 PM #20
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The Etek is still lighter than a Timmy, and most other guns on the market.
Not to mention the superior regs and build quality.The lack of Qev's does not hurt the E-tek either.Remember there were a couple Pimps with Qevs installed in them,and they performed no better than stock, and mearly made the gun slightly louder.I agree that the E-tek is a strong contender, if not the best in it's class(price range).A Pimp at $500 or so, is still the performance for price king however.
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although, i would have to agree, the shocker, e-tek, quests, and older dm's, id have to say, the minion, would be the best purchase. Like said multiple times, its personal preferance. The resale value for the e-tek, looks a little 'iffy' to me, but, if you like to feels of an e-tek/ego, there you go. I personally like the feel of the dm's and pm's. They feel the smoothest, when shooting, and i like how small they are. (personal preferance). As i have shot a quest, and a shocker, id have to say, also, very well made markers, but i didnt have very good customer service from smartpart (coulda been a busy time for them). Im not sure about the quest, have ever contacted there services. But once, again, id have to say the minion, is the way to go, as i have seen people selling NIB for 550 dollars. Wich is a steal of a deal. Sponsored evil players are getting them for 500, shipped to there door. Soo you know...i couldnt pass that up. The feels of the minion, are incredible, its to much to explain, you, just gotta try one out
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