Actually, I don't think anyone's asked that. Because the sniper came first, I never thought about the resurrection being "backward compatible"! I assumed the resurrection was an all-new marker. You should contact the company and see what they have to say.
I'm not 48, I'm 18 with 30 years of experience!
Blatantly stolen from Durty Dan's stock class web page:
. . . but if you're predisposed to lunacy like strapping rockets to your car, experimenting with high explosives in your basement, or leaping into the tiger enclosure at the zoo (to get a better picture of the cubs) -- I think the Grim Reaper should get his fair crack at you, without the annoyance of government interference.