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haha10488 Monday, December 5th, 2005
Period of
Product Use:
1 year
Paintball
Experience:
2 years
Similar
Products Used:
Spyder Xtra
Tippmann 98 Custom
(this maker beat out both when stock)
Marker Setup: Shadow Paintball Marker
Schrager Brothers Sniper Barrel
Recommended
Upgrades:
A barrel, remote line a good idea also
Strengths: -Very durable
-Fast
-Easy to use
-Accurate
-Good tech support
-Inexpensive
Weaknesses: -Odd problem with screws
-Bad with ball breaks
Review: The Shadow Paintball marker was and overall good gun. It is excellent for recreational use and for beginners to start with. It functions like a Spyder or a Pirahna and is virtually mechanically identical. It is very accurate, doesn't suck up CO2, is easy to field strip, and is made with durable parts that are otherwise overlooked by larger companies. However, for me, I lost two screws that connect the trigger to the chamber (they literally came off during gameplay). Luckily, the screws can be found at any hardware store so I replaced them. Also, the barrel has issues with ball breaks, though they are somewhat rare. Also they are extremely hard to find. You can check them out at www.air-extreme.com. Other than that, take a road trip to New England.
Conclusion: This is a good product for beginners and intermediate players. Just upgrade with a barrel for the ball breaks and your good to go.
Rating:
8 out of 10
 

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