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Old 12-13-2012, 07:33 PM #1
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Etek 1

Would an etek 1 be a good gun to buy if I'm a first time player? If not what gun should I get ?
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:43 PM #2
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I mean it would be a nice gun but you have to be careful with electros because the triggers are a lot more sensitive than a cheap blowback and the safety is pretty much the on/off. Also you need a good hopper and a compressed air tank which will be more than a typical start up package. If your getting all the gear with it then you should be fine.
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Old 12-13-2012, 08:26 PM #3
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I mean it would be a nice gun but you have to be careful with electros because the triggers are a lot more sensitive than a cheap blowback and the safety is pretty much the on/off. Also you need a good hopper and a compressed air tank which will be more than a typical start up package. If your getting all the gear with it then you should be fine.
Well I found someone that's selling his for 175 with cp barrel and cp Asa. Would that be a good cop or should I just get an axe?
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Old 12-13-2012, 08:45 PM #4
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Although it is a little old, any of the eteks are great markers and rock solid. If you don't mind that it is a little older, I would just go with it. If you prefer new/newer, then get an axe/etek(3/4)/etha/pmr.
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Old 12-15-2012, 11:38 PM #5
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Yeah, that Etek deal you've got is a pretty good deal.
If you can't get that, I'd look at a Spyder Aggressor or one of the new Spyder Victors. Just my opinion, I love the Spyder platform as a beginner gun. Heck, I even break out one of my old Spyders once in a while if I want to play a different way.
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Old 12-17-2012, 06:33 PM #6
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I'd get a mini on here with a rotor and a 45/4500 tank.

Maybe a Deadly Wind Fiber but that's my setup.
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Old 12-18-2012, 03:11 AM #7
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maybe search for an Etek 2, i payed 175 for my last one and its a little newer then the etek 1. but if not they both are amazing guns and very reliable, just make sure you have an amazing loader and carbon fibre hpa tank
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Old 12-18-2012, 07:53 AM #8
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Get the etek.
Do not get the spyder that was suggested, do not get the mini. Just get the etek
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:32 AM #9
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If you're really a first time player, I'd suggest renting before buying anything. Gotta see if you at least like the sport before you start sinking money into it.

As mentioned above, eteks are great guns, but you may be able to find an etek 2 for around that price. If you played before and love it, you can't go wrong with an etek. I wouldn't recommend a mini or a spyder; minis are preferred by some and hated by others, spyders are generally just low end guns. As far as tank and hopper; rotors are good, and tank size is all about preference. 68/4500 is pretty standard; I'd start with that if you don't know what to go with.
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Old 12-24-2012, 10:42 AM #10
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Yeah, that Etek deal you've got is a pretty good deal.
If you can't get that, I'd look at a Spyder Aggressor or one of the new Spyder Victors. Just my opinion, I love the Spyder platform as a beginner gun. Heck, I even break out one of my old Spyders once in a while if I want to play a different way.
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Please please please please please pleaseeee dont get a spyder gun.... They suck sooo badd
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