I used to own a good old Tippmann 98. I sold it to get my Phantom. The Tippmann 98 was no where close to the Phantom's accuracy. The 98 was also very loud ( much unllike the Phantom). The 98 was also considerably larger than the Phantom.
I currently play witht the Phantom. Nickel plated barrel, .45 PMI grips, gun silver in color.
CCI Nickel Plated barrel (accuracy) ( but the stock barrel is great)! and .45 PMI grips ( comfort)
The Phantom is THE most accurate marker I have laid hands on. I have friends with sem's and pumps and their markers do not compare in accuracy. The Phantom is also rather quiet. When using 12 grams it is very efficent 30-35 shot a game. RELIABLE, never had a problem with it. Saves money ( I can go all day for 12 dollars US) It makes paintball a challenging and fun sport. You get a lot of looks and questions in the staging area. If you take care of this gun it will last you for years.
Nothing is wrong with The Phantom. I love it
All, in all , the Phantom is an wonderful gun. I don't regret purchasing it. I look forward to playing with it.