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Old 01-13-2022, 03:54 PM #1
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Getting Back into Paintball/Speedball

Hey guys,
I'm in my early 30s and I am looking into getting back into paintball. I started refereeing part time at a paintball park in Northern VA for fun... and the bug has hit me. Don't get me wrong I enjoy walk-ons/woods ball/rec ball. But I am more interested in playing speedball with better more experienced players. I have a 07 Ego and am looking to upgrade to a newer/more consistent setup.

If anyone can point me in the right direction in terms of a solid reliable gun under $1,000? (Wife Capped Me)

Also, where can I play with better speedball players in the Northern Virginia area? I don't have to be on a team......I could just be used in training/scrimmaging

Much Thanks
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Old 01-13-2022, 04:07 PM #2
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New rules are 10.5bps for most division play. Ego will definitely do that.

A lot of people like the newer LPR-less markers. Shocker AMP, Dye DSR, Gtek 170r, and Geo 4. They provide high end features with tool-less maintenance. No LPR means there is less tuning required. Set the HPR to the velocity and that is it.

These are all spool markers as the few poppets left (LV1.6 and HK VCOM) need it to control ram speed/power.

For a used marker, anything with the PE IV core (Geo, Gtek 170) is a good choice. There is less that the previous owner could mess up and parts are plentiful.

I believe everything except the Luxe uses AC/autococker threads so barrels are also plentiful. Shocker and Luxe both come with Freak insert designs.
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Old 01-14-2022, 02:05 PM #3
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Pev's is an excellent place to play against some pretty good competition in terms of speedball
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Old 01-20-2022, 02:16 PM #4
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Hey guys,
I'm in my early 30s and I am looking into getting back into paintball. I started refereeing part time at a paintball park in Northern VA for fun... and the bug has hit me. Don't get me wrong I enjoy walk-ons/woods ball/rec ball. But I am more interested in playing speedball with better more experienced players. I have a 07 Ego and am looking to upgrade to a newer/more consistent setup.

If anyone can point me in the right direction in terms of a solid reliable gun under $1,000? (Wife Capped Me)

Also, where can I play with better speedball players in the Northern Virginia area? I don't have to be on a team......I could just be used in training/scrimmaging

Much Thanks
I'd say grab a used Geo 4 setup, buy one gun and depend on it forever!!
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Old 01-20-2022, 02:21 PM #5
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Geo 3.5 or 4 and be done with it. Fast, quiet, reliable, good company behind them, not really much else needed. You can probably find a 3.5 for like $600, easily could come in under $1000 with a great tank and hopper, Geo 4 for more like $1000 for just the marker.
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Old 01-20-2022, 02:29 PM #6
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Geo 3.5 or 4 and be done with it. Fast, quiet, reliable, good company behind them, not really much else needed. You can probably find a 3.5 for like $600, easily could come in under $1000 with a great tank and hopper, Geo 4 for more like $1000 for just the marker.
This ^^

You could probably find a Geo 4 with a OG spire ir and a decent tank for a grand or so
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Old 01-20-2022, 02:32 PM #7
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I have a geo4 fire opal 9/10 condition - $950 + shipping and PayPal if you’re a interested
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Old 01-21-2022, 09:45 AM #8
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I have a geo4 fire opal 9/10 condition - $950 + shipping and PayPal if you’re a interested
Might wanna keep BST in the actual BST threads/forum
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