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17 September 2009 - 12:37 PMRealistically, if you were going to go to all that trouble to mill a new marker body, wouldn't you choose a better marker? No, I'm not trying to flame the 98, or you. Let me explain.
It is fairly common knowledge that a m98 is a gas hog, especially considering it's only method of adjusting speed is to occlude the hole through which the CO2 passes. It is also well-known that the 98 is particularly loud for a marker, and that the quality of said marker has decreased significantly over the past few years. However, they still have a fairly good reputation for being a simple, reliable marker. I have three of them myself.
To mill a whole new body is tantamount to making your marker from the ground up. That can be quite a bit of work. Random's general process makes total sense (especially step 5). Given the amount of time that would need to be invested, it seems to make more sense to base your design around a more efficient, better-designed marker. If you're going to take this on, at least make it more high-end. (No, that does not have to mean electro.)
The advantage of the 98 is that it is prolific, you can find spare parts easily and cheaply. Other than that, I don't think it makes all that much sense to use it as the basis for your custom-built marker.
I will tell you that I think it would be awesome for you to design and build a totally custom marker body that is fully unique to you. That would be absolutely SWEET. I just think you should use higher-end internals as your base.
this is the first one im doing i dn want to chop up a nice gun and screw up
15 September 2009 - 02:37 PMMy advice is to not buy a new marker just because of the first strike rounds. You could buy a really nice used highend for the price of buying a t9 plus conversion kit. Also the first strike rounds are super expensive.
ive got highend guns for local tourney ball no i just want a new toy or a modified old toy
11 June 2008 - 07:59 PMwel iv got a 98 so im good wel then il save for the slg and an eletric hopper and nitro sound like a good choice?
11 June 2008 - 07:50 PMhhmm ok cockers are a little on the heavy side rite? i was looking at the slg b/c of manuvering ability and fire rate and they are super lite, also an ion mite fit the bil i can dip like 50 bucks into savings soo? hmm ya i knw that the slg needs nitro dam it id luv an slg hmn ok il c if i can borrow cash and il save longer i gues thanks for the info im stil open for more tho u think a sidearm would be worth it and if so any names?
11 June 2008 - 07:37 PMmy cams fine for now its dam hot but i can live with it i found a slg for 180 at my local shop but gravity fed hopper and no tank . is it really worth nitro on a 98 cause i dnt mind the C02
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