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Splat Dawg Tuesday, April 22nd, 2003
Period of
Product Use:
1 year7 of 8 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
3 years
Similar
Products Used:
Brass Eagle Pump Action Talon Ghost (which sucked)
Spyder Xtra
Spyder Electra
Brass Eagle Marauder (also sucked)
Marker Setup: Silver 98c with 12v Revvi and 48/3000 PMI Nitro
Recommended
Upgrades:
New barrel
Expansion Chamber
New bolt (custom job on stock bolt is also O.K.)
Universal elbow
Strengths: Easy smooth fireing. Relatively light weight and easy handling. Good for cash concerned paint ballers.
Weaknesses: The original barrel is short and inaccurate. Breaks balls.
Review: I like this gun a lot. The barrel is bad and you might want an expansion chamber/second handle but overall it works great. A sanding job on the bolt or a new bolt should minimize breakage. Also get your velocity to about 260 FPS for best results. A lot smoother than some other starter guns I've tried and I've had no trouble with any O-rings or things like that. Great for noobs at a reasonable price. I've only broken paint while under rapid fire, so take your time and you won't have to worry about that.(You should make your shots count anyway!) The power feed is cool. It does block the sight rail though. I think the Sheridan XTS is an excellent gun for new players and those with medium experience, but pros will want more. It will give the best player Hell if you have the money for upgrades + you have skill. Why do people think an expansion chamber is the most important part of a gun? It hardly does anything. The XTS is very light weight. Much more so than other markers. Accepts Spyder barrels, which is a nice convenience.
Conclusion: A decent gun. Try it and I think you'll agree. It is so easy to use. Easy stripping and cleaning. An upgrade or two and you'll be set.
Rating:
9 out of 10Last edited on Sunday, January 4th, 2004 at 3:30 pm PST
 

Review Comments
pbman55 Wednesday, May 28th, 2003 | 1:35 pm PST
i think your think in of the rong marker because the xts sucks balls!!
   

p8nt34 Thursday, May 29th, 2003 | 2:24 pm PST
Plz, u hardly know what an expansion chamber does u noob!!!
   

p8nt34 Thursday, May 29th, 2003 | 2:26 pm PST
C'mon, Joe u know that pbman55 iz right. Get a tippmann 98 custom!!
   

Stanman Monday, December 22nd, 2003 | 1:07 pm PST
quote:
Originally posted by p8nt34
C'mon, Joe u know that pbman55 iz right. Get a tippmann 98 custom!!
ok you ppl need to quit spamming and flaming... Honestly the XTS will stand up to the 98c any day.... true it sucks out of the box... but with the usuall upgrades this marker rules...
   

chaz22 Tuesday, February 10th, 2004 | 4:53 pm PST
thanks for the tip on how to upgrade my gun. i thought that it was the whole gun that sucked and i din't feel like getting a whole new gun
   

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