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mwanamboka Wednesday, May 12th, 2004
Period of
Product Use:
3 months82 of 93 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
1 year
Similar
Products Used:
The Tippman 98 is a nice gun, but at 4 times the price of a Victor II, it doesn't make sense. The Victor II is a great performer versus anything up to $300 guns.
Marker Setup: Spyder Victor II, Modified stock bolt, 3a Knock Out 14" barrel, electric hopper.
Recommended
Upgrades:
Get a new barrel as soon as you can. Accuracy with the stock barrel is fair.
The stock bolt is not bad on this gun....just needs a little home mod.
Get the electric hopper as well. This gun can only shoot as fast as you can pull the trigger so the $29.00 noname is fine.
Strengths: Well made / sturdy
Easy disassembley, maintainance.
Machining and fit is high quality.
Aftermarket parts available.
Weaknesses: Loud, but a new barrel fixes that.
Review: For $59.00 this is the best marker I have ever used.

It is well made, most of the parts are metal. The plastic pistol grip is thick and nicely molded, fits the hand well and makes for steady shooting.

The quality of the craftmanship, milling, and fit are excellent. It looks like a $300 marker.

I was chopping paint about once every 2 or 3 games, but that was before I modded the stock bolt and added a 3a 14" barrel.

I lube with transmission fluid and have had no problems with this gun.

On the field, I do not feel like I am at a disadvantage because I use a Victor II, in fact, my Victor II has stood up very well to every opponent I have faced no matter what marker the opponent had.

I'm very pleased with my Victor II and even more pleased about all the money that is still in my pocket!
Conclusion: Buy the Victor II. It is a steal at $59.00 American.
Buy the Victor II. It is very well made and is mostly metal construction.
Buy the Victor II. It is easy to maintain.
Buy the Victor II. It is easy to modify.
Buy the Victor II. There are millions of aftermarket parts and mods available for this gun.
Buy the Victor II. It will not break your bank.

Buy the Victor II. Period.
Rating:
9 out of 10
 

Review Comments
Paintballgrrl Monday, May 17th, 2004 | 10:32 pm PST
2 Qs --
1- why would you put an electro hopper on this gun? doesn't need it.
2- what modification did you do to the stock bolt?
   

pball_kamikaze Wednesday, May 26th, 2004 | 4:51 pm PST
1.yes, if you fire fast itll need it, ive seen people chop with this gun and a standard hopper due to fast firing
2.you can sand the edges, and polish it to get better performance
   

el_c Thursday, August 5th, 2004 | 3:08 pm PST
Dude the 98 isnt 4 times as much, try 2
   

phantompower Saturday, August 28th, 2004 | 7:01 am PST
yeah, you can totally use an electro hopper on this thing
   

beaner1419 Monday, November 15th, 2004 | 2:56 pm PST
what did you do to mod the bolt?
   

beaner1419 Monday, November 15th, 2004 | 3:04 pm PST
nah man i got an eframe on my so you like need an electro hopper, i dunno if you need one without it htough
   

PbBob Sunday, January 9th, 2005 | 5:34 pm PST
lol buddy i dont kow where then hell u found a 98c for 240$ but u got ripped

p.s. Missleading reviews like this make newbies Angry when they buy a poopy gun
   

ManW/BlueHopper Tuesday, January 25th, 2005 | 3:20 pm PST
quote:
Originally posted by el_c
Dude the 98 isnt 4 times as much, try 2

yeah right i got my victor ll for $50, tippys, try $160
   

The_Croc_Hunter Saturday, February 5th, 2005 | 8:51 am PST
actually, you can buy a 98c for about $140, i have even seen them go as low as $125 at a local collectors store, and yes they were brand new and in the box.
   

keyblade Sunday, February 13th, 2005 | 8:25 pm PST
The SP ion is a 300 dollar gun and this is nowhere near its level of performance.
   

Mr. Locke Wednesday, March 30th, 2005 | 9:52 am PST
quote:
Originally posted by ManW/BlueHopper


yeah right i got my victor ll for $50, tippys, try $160

   

Mr. Locke Wednesday, March 30th, 2005 | 9:53 am PST
That's more than two times.
   

EmperorPB10 Sunday, June 19th, 2005 | 10:31 am PST


***********GO GEORGE BUSH*************************


George rocks....beat Kerry's ass!

   

superpainman Monday, July 18th, 2005 | 7:39 pm PST
No, how bout'


Kerry rocks....beat Bush's ass

(((((((((((((((((((GO KERRY))))))))))))))))))
   

sumcallmesniper Saturday, August 20th, 2005 | 4:12 pm PST
bush beat kerrys ass
   

bakerskater124 Thursday, October 20th, 2005 | 4:42 pm PST
gettin a lil of topic
   

graham802 Friday, April 14th, 2006 | 1:21 pm PST
I think that Kerry is better than bush...bush is a trigger happy moron.....wait...wtf...political paintball??? This is indeed a very deep sport (cough)
   

Lonestar2222009 Wednesday, May 17th, 2006 | 5:26 am PST
TRANSMISSION FLUID!? Doesnt That ruin the O Rings?
   

cyboger17 Thursday, July 6th, 2006 | 1:58 pm PST
first off. stop with the election crap second of this gun sucks.
   

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