Brass Eagle Saber
Winchester Paintballs (which actually work with this gun)
Metal, where it counts
Not much choppage
CO2 quick change, still tank compatible
You get what you pay for
Velocity low, doesn't shoot far
First gun I bought, and even then I was pleasantly surprised. It worked well, consistently, and reliably the whole time I used it. I was quite easy on it, mind-you, so that probably had something to do with how well it worked for me. Minimal choppage, but after one shot with this thing, everyone knew exactly where I was. I wouldn't say it's a shotgun, but it's pretty loud. Only shoots about 40 feet with any accuracy, but if you're sneaky enough, that doesn't matter, especially with woods ball. As long as you keep the barrel really really clean, it does shoot with good accuracy within 40ft.
When you consider how much it costs, this is a good gun. Could be better, of course, but it served me well. With care and practice, I got a good number of one shot sniper hits with this thing. My only problem is the distance: because of the velocity, it only shoots well within about 40ft. A great gun for people just starting out, without much money to blow on a gun.
Tippmann 98 Custom Silver (M-4 Mock up to be)
-GTA Double Trigger
-3pt. tactical sling
-DOP Rocket Cock II
-GTA expansion chamber
* 4+1 Belt
-JT Masks *2
-VL elbow and hoppers *2
-4 or 9 oz. C02 tanks
Pain to clean
We were introducing my friend to paintball and decided to get him on the pump stream of playing due to the fact that when he had a semi he wasted paint like no tomorrow and his aim was inaccurate as could be. Now as you can see I too have a BE and was also one of those ppl who laughed whenever it was mentioned, until I needed a gun that was cheep and effective and not a complete piece of junk for the end of the summer, I was low in cash and already had all the equipment . It actually turned out to be a great gun, for now.
Back to the Saber. We had purchased my friend a ghost because we didn't want to waste money on him and well it was the cheapest gun we could find. It was all crap and the pump handle broke. So we moved up the line to the Saber. We were trying to get my friend better at pumps to increase his accuracy and to choose his shots more wisely. Our plan had started to work, his game got way better.
I personally have used the gun on a many occasions and have been pleasantly surprised with its performance. It is fairly accurate and places shots where you want them to go. It virtually never shops paint and so it shouldn't. Although in bush ball you want to pick you shots VERY wisely, as with any gun but because if you don't the deafening sound of this gun will give you away like holding a flare at night, in the middle of an open field. They will know where you are right away.
Stripping the gun, well lets just say grab your thinking hat, a comfortable chair, a tool box and sit down with a tall drink and plan to stay a while . OK well maybe not THAT bad but you know what I mean.
The whole double feed thing, well almost every pump, if you pump it twice, 2 balls will come out, I know its rocket science isn't it. The ball stop not working is not as uncommon as you would think. I have used a Tracer that had that problem as well as Phantom, and even semi's have that problem, even Autocockers.
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I can say that using almost any pump will help you in your playing skills. If you are starting with a pump or starting someone off with a pump and need a cheap one , do not go any lower than the Saber. It has a metal barrel and is durable. It is a great gun for the price, $60 Canadian. it will also show someone how to strip a gun so when they go to another gun it will be a breeze.
Have fun out there and make sure to leave your mark.
6 out of 10
Last edited on Saturday, October 16th, 2004 at 11:52 am PST
Blade- Saber is better
Talon- Saber is Better
Brass Eagle Marauder
Feedneck Vent Mod
9 Oz. Tank (12 Grams limit consistency)
Install a Ball Stop
A new Hopper, preferably the Brass Eagle pocket hopper, It opens easier
Rainmaker Stock Barrel
Takes Refillable Cylinders
Consistent With a 9 oz
Stock Barrel Quality Questionable
Pump Handle Could Break (Easily Replaceable)
I bought this gun for $30 about a month ago. Since then I've used it in 4 games. All the times I've used it, it has preformed well enough to keep me alive for the most of the game, while helping me eliminate some opponents. This is more of a gun for a "defensive" player. You know, the kind of guy who stays behind a bunker defending base. It's a pump and for a pump of it's price it preforms well. Very Consistent, and durable. It hasn't failed me yet.
For the price, a great gun. A good begginer/intermediate gun. A couple steps up from the blade or talon. Get it, if you need some affordable firepower, and don't need a semi.
5. looks cool
hard 2 clean
sometimes 2 will go in the chamber
make shere chamber is clean
this is a good gun for newbies>> and all the bad reviews, the ppl that wrote them are just a bunch of ppl that don't no how to have fun its PAINTBALL relax have fun!!! u don't have to be so serious maybe its not a spyder but who care its fun hangin out shooting u friend blow the belt so chillllllllllll...........
This is a good gun to buy if you are a beginner. It's light weight and easy to use. It can fire up to 500 or more paintballs in a game.Sometimes it does double feed.So if your starting paintball and thinking of a good starter gun to buy this is a good gun too buy and also it is cheap.
good beginners gun. Because its cheap and good in battle
Rainmaker, 14" Carbon fiber barrel, BE custom barrel, other stuff you need.
Rainmaker stock barrel
My Rainmaker stock barrel fits on this gun perfect which makes my saber waaaayyy more accurate and quite. You can adjust the velocity on this gun, unlike other brass eagle pumps. I got my saber for only $20. Im satisfied with this product. Shooting BE bashers is really fun to.
Verticle feed! whats up with that? its a pump! oh well. A little loud but I dont care. The stock barrel isnt that good but i dont use it anyway so again, i dont really care.
When i first shot htis gun i was highly surprised. I did not know that brass eagle made such a good pump-paintball gun. I use a 20 oz. CO2 so gas efficency is not a problem for me. Overall, i think that this is a good gun for accually paintballing or just backyard shooting. A good gun for the price. For $20 you cant go wrong
9 out of 10
Last edited on Saturday, January 29th, 2005 at 1:10 am PST
Brass Eagle Saber stock except
-VL200 Hopper (do not need this you cant shoot nearly that much in a game)
-9oz Co2 (Necessity 12grams no good)
Nothing really you cant get up grades for this gun
This gun is a alright value.
-It has a good flat trajectory compared too the G3 STS but the 98 Custom is better.
-It is so much lighter than my 98 Custom because it is all plastic.
-Extremely easy to repair and clean.
-Short trigger pull (does not help ROF this is a pump Just good comfort).
-Good gun as a back up for my 98 Custom because if the 98 jams up it takes too long to fix (has never jammed yet though) so i use the Saber (i only play rec ball anyhow).
-Very funny when you shoot someone with a $400+ gun.
Do remember that this is only gun costs about $50cdn
-Susceptible to breaking (my pump handle broke super glue fixed that though)
-Stiff pump action (and yes before the supper glue)
-Hopper to falls off sometimes
-You get made fun of a lot (damn brass eagle haters)
-Loud (even louder than the 98 Custom)
This gun is a good value but it is not gona shoot with anything over $100cdn. It is a lot of fun to play with and also very challenging. This is a good gun for a beginer because it is resonable well built (minus the pump handle) and very cheap. With a little practise you can acctually get some kills which is really funny if it happens to be some guy with a really good gun.
tape, a slingshot, my arm (to throw the dam little balls)
NONE IT DOESNT NEED IT
Have you seen this gun...well if you have you know why this is the gun to get....it has this RAD look to it. Many people will think its a ray gun or a photon gun....BUT NO...its a pump marker. The plastic is the main reason that i bought this gun...One time i was running away because they were shooting to fast and I tripped by accident and my gun flew at least 5 inches and the gun broke from the barrel....Any ordinary gun would have been toast...but with a little surgury and some black tape this gun was working like spanking new. I got 2 words for ya - AWSOME!!!!
the bad part was the paintballs were getting stuck....i dont blame the gun i blame it on the Diablo paintballs. Yeah they cost a pretty penny but if they get stuck whats the use of buying them. Can i get an amen......
Well if you want to fix your own gun and the cost to fix it is...like....i dont know how much does tape cost in your city....a buck.....then this is the gun for you. If you want to spend like 100 bucks just to buy a barrel then go ahead spend the $$ I'll be shooting you with my Brass Eagle Saber. Im out PEACE
Easy to pump if you have enough co2 The anti double feed thingy auctualy works, very easy to clean and dissasemble, and a monkey could put it back together, only breaks crap balls what do you expect if you pay 10 bucks for 500.
I recomend ZAP balls
Nothing, all those reviews that give it a bad name must be real preps who expect perfection like they ALMOST get with there $1,500 Angels.
Awsome for some one who is not a rich Turd (piece of poop)
Plastic parts altho very heavy not as durable as other guns
Ive had this gun for a few months now... i know alotta people dont like BE but its my starter gun and I'm enjoying it alot. Its not given me many problems... at first it was double feeding for a bit but i realized that it was my fault cuz I wasnt being very wize with it. At first the plastic feel kinda made me nervious but it wasnt anything a little bit of hockey tape didnt fix , i taped it up and gave it my own custom design hasnt let me down since.
Fun gun to use for starters , During play u get destroyed like theres no tomorrow plus people laugh.