Nothin more reliable than an Automag
Honestly $250 will buy markers that were over a grand new a few years ago. Need to know what kind of ball you play. Straight woods with some friends in a cow pasture? Tippmann 98 for 50 bucks. Woodsball at a paintball field? Take your pick of any of about 2 dozen markers. Straight speedball? Older DM, Angel, Shocker.