Originally Posted by Solland
what are your thoughts on the f-8
I personally think the F-8 is ugly as sin. But that's just me. And it is indeed possible to make a low-pressure blowback operate as well as a midrange marker.
In reality, an Evo can perform just as well as any midrange marker out there provided it has proper pressure regulation and a good paint-to-bore match. The fact that it's a blowback also makes it easier to fix/diagnose problems due to it's simplicity.
I agree with Mr Virus- The Evo can be upgraded to perform well for a lot less than a new marker would cost, but also ask yourself if the Evo is holding you back. It's your own choice, really.