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Tippmann Proshop 98 E
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Number of Reviews: 16
Average Rating: 9.6 / 10
Manufacturer Website: Click here
Suggested Retail Price: $500

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The 98E is 98 Custom with GTA accessories. For those interested in an electronic gun, the 98E comes equipped with the extremely popular E Bolt electronic sytem. With variable bursts patterns and fully auto capabilities, this is one of the most diverse electronic kits on the market. Included in the 98E, is the Double Trigger system. This insures lighter trigger pull for extended use without fatigue. Topped off with the 14" sniper barrel, the accuracy is improved to new heights, which is ideal for tournament play.
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The Tippmann Proshop 98 E is older, so while it may be available used and in a few cases new, it is not commonly available anymore.
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Unregistered User Sunday, March 3rd, 2002
Period of
Product Use:
3 months
Paintball
Experience:
3 years
Similar
Products Used:
98 RT, E-mag
Marker Setup: 98C with e-bolt, bigshot 14", palmer stab, PB double trigger, center flag 88/4500, halo, LP kit, Bob Long Diamond cradle.
Recommended
Upgrades:
Bigshot/JJ Ceramic, palmer stab/reg, any nitro tank, low pressure kit, revvy/halo/ricochet.
Strengths: The best thing about this is that it's easy to maintain, thanks to the clam shell design. The trigger pull is adjustable, so you can make it so short that even if you have the safety on it will still fire. The batteries last a long time so you don't have to keep a huge amount of 9v's in your tool box. The modes, other than semi-auto, are nice to have as backups, but aren't really necessary. If you shop around, you can get it at a much better price than if you buy it at MSRP.
Weaknesses: It's hard to find the right dwell setting if you're using the LP kit. The only problem with that is that it guzzles gas. The barrel is the first thing you want to upgrade. The wires connecting the battery to the switch are very fragile connections, so keep a soldering iron handy until you're used to it. If you use CO2 then you're in for a world of hurt.
Conclusion: This is a really great gun for any level. Also, because not many people think about the electronic 98's, it's really unique. You should see the people that gather around me at the local field asking about it. Works like a dream. Just make sure you have a barrel plug/condom on it at all times because, as I said, the safety doesn't work if you have the trigger pull short enough.
Rating:
9 out of 10
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Unregistered User Monday, December 3rd, 2001
Period of
Product Use:
Less than a month
Paintball
Experience:
2 years
Similar
Products Used:
This gun is great. You may want to adjust the level of fire down because when i first got it it out shot my hopper but just adjust the rate of fire down with the screw and you have a awsome gun that can compete with high-end markers.
Tippmann is always going the distance and there support is proven great.
Marker Setup: Tippmann 98 custom proshop ,psycho ballistic dropforward , 98 ebolt, low pressure chamber , vertical t adapter. spyder expansion chamber i had it from my old gun so i said why not. Flateline and stone cold 2 20" barrel, 12 volt rev. a must have. i put about 600 into this gun so far and plan to go nitro after christmas.
Recommended
Upgrades:
all of the above
Strengths: The rate of fire is awsome and it's so adjustble. in speedball this product kills. and is also a great sniper gun in woodland ball.
Weaknesses: you have to take the grip off to change the fire rate. not field stripable.
Conclusion: Buy this most of my friends hate me for upgrading my gun expecally when there covered in my diablo paint which i also recommend. So. buy this and customize it to whatever you want the options are almost endless.
Rating:
9 out of 10
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biglou Thursday, January 27th, 2005
Period of
Product Use:
2 years0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
3 years
Similar
Products Used:
Spyder electra
Flatline autococker
Diadem I.T.S
Marker Setup: Tippmann 98 custom
e-bolt
Double trigger
Empire barrel kit
Evolution 2 hopper
Nitro
Recommended
Upgrades:
All of the above
Strengths: Accurate
Consistant
Little kick
Quiet
Easy to maintain
Weaknesses: A liitle heavy
Review: I have had this gun for a while and it is awsome like Tylers girlfriend Tatum it is a great gun it will never fell you its very very reliable accurate as hell i run the field with this gun mofo it is very much a tournameny gun cause of the speed and accuracy
Conclusion: This gun is awsome you have to buy
Rating:
10 out of 10
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tippmann4life98 Friday, December 10th, 2004
Period of
Product Use:
Less than a month0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
1 year
Similar
Products Used:
Tippmann A5 w/ flatline and e-grip.
Spyder a99 Avante.
Tippmann 98 w/ RT and Flatline
Marker Setup: 98c w/ E-bolt. 14" Sniper Barrel, 20 oz. tank, drop forward, viewloader egg2, double trigger
Recommended
Upgrades:
freak jr. if you really want accuracy
Comp air for consistency
powerfeed system for higher ROF
Strengths: Accurate
Fast shooting
fun
intimidating
Weaknesses: Too much trigger pull but other then that f*cking sweet
a lil pricey.
Review: This gun is awesome... i got the sniper barrel a month after i got my 98 and i have too say, i noticed the difference and i still notice it today. stock barrel sucks and the 14" sniper is a great buy! The e-bolt it another great mod, it is better then the RT by far but i find it being a little to expensive. other then that this is the best gun i have used
Conclusion: Great gun, if you dont wanna give up your 98 then get the e-bolt but if your not willing to spend the cash i say buy a new gun if you want an electric gun so bad and you can use an e-bolt for tourny play but you cant with an RT
Rating:
10 out of 10Last edited on Tuesday, December 14th, 2004 at 6:37 pm PST
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empire2 Sunday, May 11th, 2003
Period of
Product Use:
3 years0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
3 years
Similar
Products Used:
Tippmann 98 w/ Flatline barrel system.
Marker Setup: Tippmann 98 E w/ 14" 32 Degrees Whisper Barrel
Recommended
Upgrades:
14" Empire Twister Barrel
14" Whisper Barrel
Expansion Chamber
Strengths: Speed, Durability, Dependibility, 7 firing modes, accuracy, hardly busts paint
Weaknesses: None
Review: This gun is a very good gun. My favorite part about it is the 7 firing modes.
1. Semi-Auto
2. Reactive
3. Turbo
4.Full-Auto
5. 3 Shot Burst
6. 5 Shot Burst
7. User Programmable

To set modes, just turn off switch and pull and hold the trigger. Then flip switch on. The light will be red. Then pull trigger 1 time, semi auto, 2 times, reactive, 3 times, turbo, 4 times, full auto, 5 times, 3 shot burst, 6 times, 5 shot burst, 7 times, user programmable. It's that simple. A 9 volt battery is required to run the gun. The battery will last up to 12,000 shots.
Conclusion: All I gotta say is..... Buy this freak'n gun. It's awesome. You won't even bust paint with the Whisper or Twister Barrel.
Rating:
10 out of 10Last edited on Tuesday, May 20th, 2003 at 11:59 am PST
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bunkertime Sunday, February 9th, 2003
Period of
Product Use:
3 months0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

Paintball
Experience:
1 year
Marker Setup: Tippman 98 custom, 16" Nyte stick barrel, 12 oz. CO-2, 12v Revolution hopper, Proball paintballs
Recommended
Upgrades:
Barrel
Hopper
Trigger <----- maybe
Strengths: Very Reliable gun
Doesn't chop
Work with CO-2 very well
Easy to upgrade
lots of upgrades
Weaknesses: Extreamly hard to disassemble
frustrating front sight spring
very bad stock barrel
Elbow pin came out on mine.
have to cut grip for double trigger add ons
Conclusion: Very good, reliable gun. Perfect for the rec. player or newb. Very durable. I dropped mine in a puddle and it covered the whole gun with water, i picked it up and shot in 3 times and i played a game with no problems. Excellent gun. giving an 8/10 because the dissasembly problems and stock barrel.
Rating:
8 out of 10
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