ghost93, on May 11 2009, 06:40 PM, said:
Nelos, on May 11 2009, 06:08 PM, said:
shadow_772, on May 11 2009, 10:41 AM, said:
That is what I am wondering as well. I am hoping they have changed their ways with this pistol.. Ever since the 98, tippys have gone farther and farther downhill....
Not trying to get off topic here, but what's wrong with the A-5 and X7? All I own is a 98c and plan to upgrade to one of the two in the future, that's what I'm asking.
Usually it has to do with the fact that they use the same outdated valve system that they've been using since they started making mechanical guns. It was great in the early 90's, but it's time for them to make something new. Add that to the fact that they use inferior parts and it brings it down a lot. They are good markers, but there are a lot better options in that price range.
Both of them nailed it on the head.. I have owned an SL, multiple 98C's, A5 and X7, and each generation just adds more complications to an old and outdated design. Couple that with inferior parts, and I will easily make the decision to find a better marker. The SL is the only Tippmann I am proud to say I still have. In the future I hope to pick up a Pro/Carb.
On top of all that, they can't even say "made in USA" like they used to...