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ThE_EmineM_ShoW Tuesday, November 2nd, 2004
Period of
Product Use:
Only tested0 of 3 people found this review helpful.

3 years
Products Used:
-The A-5 is the only gun like the 98 ive used.
Marker Setup: Spyder Victor body- Sprint ESP frame, rear cocking, shocktech super fly bolt, new hammer, icon foregrip, icon expansion chamber, drop, 14" crossfire punishment barrel, 12v Revy with X board.
-Barrel of course
-expansion chamber
-Double trigger or R/T (anything to get some extra BPS)
Strengths: -DURABLE
-good color for woods
Weaknesses: -Low bps
-too many users (see review)
Review: If i say something in this review thats negative towards the 98C dont take it as me trying to make the gun look bad or something. I am a spyder user and all but i dont have anything against the gun like many other spyder users.

With that said, here goes nothing.


Extremely durable- You could run this gun over with your car, throw it, kick it, and you may be able to play under water with this thing.... the point im making is that it can take a beating and will perform how it did the day you got it.

Reliability- This goes along with durability, this gun doesnt just break down for some random reason.

Simple- Easy to clean, easy to fix, easy to use.

Woodsball- Its flat black, thats what you want if your in the woods.


this is where im gonna get flamed but this is all true no matter what anyone has to say.

Low BPS- This is the case for all mech. blowbacks. The gun is simply slow. Good for woods, but its definantly a gun you dont want to get into a firefight against a electro pnuematic with.

Inconsistancy- This gun has no Reg or expansion chamber. Therefore, its inaccurate due to inconsistant amounts of air being used between shots.

This isnt really a weekness about performance, its just something i hate about tippies. I hate going to the speed ball arena and seeing 24685354643 people using tippies. So if your a owner and you have one your not going to be differant or unique in anyway. Some people most likely dont care about that, but personally i like to have something nobody has or seen before.
Conclusion: So in the end if you play woodsball or you are new and you want a gun thats not going to fall apart i recommend getting this gun. If you play speedball or just want something alittle faster id say get a imagine for the same price.
(it seems to me that when the gun was designed to was meant for the woods)
6 out of 10Last edited on Wednesday, December 22nd, 2004 at 10:08 pm PST

Review Comments
Battleaxe3 Wednesday, November 24th, 2004 | 9:56 pm PST
If i were you i would not get an imagine over this for any reason. About everything he said is correct and well said. Replace the trigger spring with a pen spring and cut it to size, you will be able to fire alot faster and easier trigger pull. The gun isn't consistant unit the temperature outside is in the 65-80 range. O, i like ur use of random numbers :)

ThE_EmineM_ShoW Friday, November 26th, 2004 | 10:38 pm PST
The whole Spyder vs tippmann is kinda all personal preferance, some people want spyders, some people want tippies. Im not gonna sit here and compare and say what i like better because im sick of reading reviews that just flame one or the other. But, thanks for leaving a comment that was accually informational instead of some tippmann fan that flames me becuase i didnt give a 10 for the score.

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