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#1 User is offline   CAPITALPUNISHMENT 

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Posted 04 October 2006 - 04:50 PM

okay i was wondering..............when you run out of paint, and you have no other options....well a pistol will solve my problems. But which one? Overlord or Parana? My buddy has an Overlord but i kindov want a parana. what do you think? :)
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Posted 04 October 2006 - 04:54 PM

dude, totally wrong forum. how did you get pistol out of sppl? ask a mod to move it. Unless you dont know what a mod is. then reply or pm me and i'll do it. jk im sure you know what to do.
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Posted 04 October 2006 - 06:47 PM

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Posted 04 October 2006 - 07:25 PM

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We do hope you had a plesant trip and would like to remind our passengers to check that there posting in the appropriate sections before they leave the aircraft. :D

But seriously.

Id go with the Overlord.
1) Its a pistol that your already familer with and your freind will nodoubt have some hints to help you with maintinance.
2) Its got that sweet quick reload magzine system.
3) It looks freaking sweet.
4) I said so.
5) You know you want it.
6) Listen to the name 'OVERLORD' mmmm Power :P

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Posted 04 October 2006 - 08:23 PM

As an owner and constant Overlord user, I have to say that carrying a pistol does not solve the problem of running out of paint! In its place you could easily carry a hundred round pod in its place.

As my grandfather used to say, "The only reason to carry a pistol is to get you back to the long gun you should never have left behind!"

IMO, you carry a paintball pistol for when you have a marker malfunction, run out of propellant (*although you could carry another, smaller bottle*), and for those times when you will have to switch to CQB.

So if its just paint concerns you have, buy some larger or more pods so you can get the benefit of a full sized marker out there.

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Posted 04 October 2006 - 08:37 PM

ive used the pirana and the way the loade ris designed is an utter disaster. the hole that you put the balls into is directly over the breach/bolt. so 90% of the time when you go to reload you get 3 balls in and the rest are stuck in your tube.

the "clip" doesnt come off either. i would reccomend the arkion or the pt extreme JR... my favorite pistol yet.
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Posted 06 October 2006 - 09:03 PM

i just have to say one thing its a waste of money i was taught not to use a pistol unless u r using it as a primary which is stupid but its a waste of money
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Posted 06 October 2006 - 09:22 PM

View Postdarkwolf0982, on Oct 7 2006, 12:03 AM, said:

i just have to say one thing its a waste of money i was taught not to use a pistol unless u r using it as a primary which is stupid but its a waste of money



Its not a waste of money if the player enjoys using it, or even just the way it looks, strapped to their hip. I mean, come on, how much cash does one of us spray away on the average day :unsure: ? How many 'style' mods do we see every time we gear up? I know I'm guilty of a few . . . (forlornly eyes empty wallet).

That said, I have the Overlord, and have never used a Piranha. As such, I can't comment on the later, but I can say that the Overlord thus far has proven to be a very solid side arm. The Rapid Reload system lives up to its billing, the accuracy is solid (with appropriate paint, mind you), it gets a goodly amount of shots per 12 gram, field strips quick and cleans easy.

The downside is that its a bit large for a pistol. While this doesn't bother me, it may bother you; its about an inch longer than the Delta .68. In addition, its a bit picky on the CO2 12 grams it takes lest a jam result; it requires unthreaded cartridges. Brass Eagle brand works best, though I've heard Daisy work most of the time. Crossman's will power the gun, but then they require some poking and prodding in order to remove the spent cartrige. The upside is that there is no co2 seepage, you can leave a canister in this thing for weeks without losing air (or so I've been told by fellow owners).

Out of the box, the thing works well, and the stock barrel is solid, which is good as it isn't replacable. There is no ready made bottomline kit or hopper mod, either. If you eventually wanna upgrade (read: turn this into something other than a side arm), perhaps go with an ACP 2 or Zeus.

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Posted 09 October 2006 - 02:11 PM

I have both a pt extreme and an overlord i'd go with the overlord.
1)very accurate
2)shoots as far as 98
3)good effeciency 20-25 shots
4)quick reload
5)looks cool
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