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Old 02-25-2020, 05:37 PM #1
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So I'm getting back into paintball after to long and I see all these guns for 1200 or more and I remember when my ego 7 was that much. So i'm curious, how good are these older DM's and Egos can they still compete. Is it worth getting a older DM or Ego?
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Old 02-25-2020, 08:46 PM #2
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old stuff still competes it its efficiency didnt stink.

new stuff typically has better efficiency, easier maint, less maint, better ergonomics (debatable), better electronics.
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Old 02-25-2020, 11:14 PM #3
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They still are competitive, only downside is that parts can be hard to find. If you're going to use older markers, look into Bob Long and Dye.
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Old 02-26-2020, 04:46 AM #4
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Agreed with the above posters.

You can find replacement parts for all Dye Matrices.

I wouldn’t recommend an Ego because the Solenoids are no longer manufactured and there are no Reg Seats/Pistons for the really old Egos although there is someone that is testing a replacement Seat material...
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Old 04-11-2020, 03:50 PM #5
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