Have used Mokal Titan, Mokal Fokus, Tippmann 98, a Spyder or two
Also used WGP Sniper 2, AGD MiniMag.
I have a few. For tourney style play I use an Inferno T3 with a PMI reg and I run it on air. For bush ball I use an AGD MiniMag. For pump I use a WGP Sniper 2. All have after market barrels
Maybe an aftermarket barrel. The stock SlapStick barrel is pretty accurate though. A revy if you shoot at higher rates helps avoid jams. I found a drop forward was a big help in holding the marker for tourney style play.
- Easy to Maintain.
- Decent Stock barrel.
- Good Expansion Chamber.
- Solid Construction and materials.
Manufacturer is not responsive to emails. I was able to figure this marker with ease.
I bought a second hand RAS Intruder for cheap as my first marker. It was a good decision on my part. The RAS comes with everything you need to play except for a mask and tank and hopper. The stock barrel is pretty accurate. The expansion chamber makes a 12oz CO2 tank last forever (1000+ shots). I managed to learn a lot about blow back stack tubed markers as I took the RAS Intruder apart without the aid of manuals. The marker needs some minor attention, but is easy to maintain. It needs to elbow as the feed neck has an o-ring. The marker is built tough so it can take a beating if need be. It is a tad on the heavy side. It also accepts all Kingman Spyder upgrades. A revy helps avoid any chopping if you get trigger happy. Due to the feed neck being offset to the right, a scope fits the marker nicely. Overall, I was impressed by the marker. It has spoiled me as I now use it as bench mark when comparing other spyder and their clones to it.
As a first marker it works great as a beginner gets a marker that is well above a stock marker. This marker can be configured for either Tourney play or Rec and will do well. It is a Canadian Made marker, but I have seen it sell on US sites so there must be a distribution chain for them in the States.
8 out of 10
Last edited on Monday, September 29th, 2003 at 12:06 pm PST
I think a dbl trigger would be alot more accomadating for this marker. Maybe a regulator as well. A Better Spring system on the bolt.
VERY little matienance. Accurate.. And ive NEVER chopped a ball.
Cant top over 310bps. ROF is poor. Gets Heavy after 6 hours of wood playing.
Overall Iam vecry happy to have used this Marker for a good portion of my playing paintball. I bought it second hand brandnew practicaly, so i can say that if you keep this cleaned and lubbed, like any other marker, this will last for ever. The only real problem I had with this was that the Spring that retracts the trigger to catch the bolt to re-cock it again got fried. So, i'd recommend looking at that spring and try to find acouple of em before they break. Guns useless if the spring is gone. Thanks
Great gun for starting out. Abit to heavy in my opinion for small kids, but if you have a 12" barrel or larger you will really enjoy the accuracy
VL surge- about the same
BE- Maurader- not nearly as good
with 12oz co2
trigger job (see below)
super realible/ crisp trigger for the price
My local field rents them. They seem to work ok. Cause newbs beat the $hit out of them.
I do shoot real guns so I know about kick. I'am not one of those city boys that complains if the gun jumps a little and i know what real kick is. And this gun does kick way too much for a paintgun.
It's also wayyyyy to heavy
i wouldn't get it. Too heavy- it was good in it's day but it's day is past
Great marker for the price!! Everything is Spyder compatible. All the O-rings in the marker are the same size as the O-rings on a CO2 tank. No problem to find an extra O-ring if you need one. Soooooooooo simple to field strip and clean. External velocity adjuster is a real plus (No need to chop springs or carry a selection of different ones). Good looks, nice feel. Colour selection is great. Damn fine price at $260.00 Cdn, out the door, on the field, and working great!!!
It has an offset vertical feed which allows you to utilize the sight rail and sight down the barrel without the problems encountered with a power feed setup or a vertical feed style found on the Spyder markers.
Stock barrel is better than most but an upgraded barrel makes a huge difference (like most other markers).
No nickel plating on my marker. The finish is all anodized so maybe RAS has addressed the problems others have remarked about (regarding flaking).
The rear screw for the sight rail protruded into the barrel past the bore surface in turn scoring my venturi bolt. Never noticed this until I cleaned it after my first game.I ground the end of the bolt down with a Dremel tool cutoff disc and has been fine ever since. Boy was I mad when I first discovered this!!!
I'm really happy with this Marker! It's accurate, feels good, quick shooting, and very easy to maintain. The price is outstanding. I highly recommend it to new players and intermediate players. Very few upgrades are needed (as the marker already has them) but it doesn't kill your wallet. If you can only afford one marker, then take a serious look at an RAS Intuder DTX.
It gets a 9, nothing gets a 10 unless I'm blown away instantly.
RAS Intruder, stock except for my nice drop forward and 12v hopper.
Drop forward and a longer barrel.
-Accuracy- This marker is extrememly accurate for the price and stock parts it has. The Slapstick barrel isn't as bad as most people think. My friend can pick this thing up and shoot fine.
-Durability- I have heard that there *-BAD-* RAS Intruders, but I have on my friend has 1 as well as his bro and they have all worked extremely well, my has taken a beating and I haven't needed to replace on thing on it.
-Weight- If you play with it with stock barrel and 12 oz C02 you will notic is very lightweight compared to what I have seen. my other 2 friend have intruder, fully loaded with Drop forward, nitro all the bells and whistles and it can get pretty heavy.
-Fireing test- After a year of playing with it, I have only broken on ball, and thats when I tried to test it at ofer 400 fps and it broke on bolt impact. Cleaning it can be quiet hard when u have a break. I have never broken a ball playing at regulation speed usually 280-310.
-Maintenance- Extremely easy to clean and take apart, except for the thumbnails, it can be a challengig task to get the thumb scres back in after u have cleaned it's insides. I think it could have been just the way mine was made.It rarely breaks down, and I clean it usually everythime after every day out. Only cleaning problem I had was cleaning the exterrior, because of the little spot, the beaver tail is a *female dog* to clean.
-Weird handle- The expansion chamber and where the co2 or nitro sits, I find it a little awkward, and because of this it usually takes me another second to get my aim properly adjusted.
-Weight Displacement- I find it gets pretty back heavy and ur usually trying to fight it forward.
This is one kick @$$ marker, it s awesome out of the box and can take almost all acessories. I find this works better then most Spyders for half the price.Don't let the price fool u, undoubtedly one of the best semi-auto markers out there, ask anyone who has used on, and us on yourself. Any Beginners I suggest this as your first purcahase as it pretty fool proof. Instructions for taking it apart are included as well. Happy playing, I know I'm happy playing with this marker. GET IT.
Tippmann 98 Custom with and without Flatline
1) Very simple gun, very reliable
2) After playing with it for a year, the only ball breaks occured with crappy balls on a -2Celsius day outdoors.
3) Accurate as hell.
4) Great range (can outshoot Tippmann Flatline)
Those are the top 4, but basically everything about the gun is awesome!
1) When a ball does break, every ball after will break in the barrel and splurt paint out until you squeegee, though I'm sure thats the same with all of them.
2) To get the speed down to below 300FPS requires almost taking out the regulator.
3) With the CO2 tank sticking out the back like that, it makes for a slightly larger target area for others the hit, because you have to stick it out too far to aim properly.
I certainly recommend this gun to anyone... its a perfect starter gun, and good for people who don't want to worry about highly expensive and slightly unreliable guns.
This is my first marker and I must say I'm very pleased.
- Smooth Trigger
- Rarely breaks balls
- Nice Looking
- Easy to find parts as all Spyder parts are compatible
- Simple gun for starters
- The stock barrel is alright
I haven't had any problems yet. Awsome gun. I have yet to break a ball yet, not in the barrel or the gun. Even if a ball did break in the barrel, it would be fairly easy to clean as there isn't much porting on the barrel.
The cocking was a little weird but a peice of string fixed that. Other then maybe buying a new barrel there isn't anything else I can complain about. Awsome barrel.
Great gun for beginners or starters. I would recommend this gun to anyone. I haven't had one problem yet with this gun. Still have yet to break a ball.
This marker is cheap, it fires nice and is nice looking from far.
Well take a look at the thing from close up, The annodizing is bad, and unconsistent, the marker was poorly preped befor the acid wash. Look at all the chrome pieces, All of them on the most recent one i purchased (i have had 3 go thru my shop) had large peeling flakes. The barrel in nickle is SH!T. after 2 months the interior plating chips off and destroys the balls. The power feed is nice, just too high, with a full hopper the kick back of the marker flexes the feed, eventually resulting in broken welds. On the recent one, the power feed is tilted back, this will cause feed problems. When I contacted the Toronto warehouse i was attacked and insulted, VERY POOR CUSTOMER SUPPORT when asked about a replacement barrel for the chipping one I was told "Thats too bad, go buy a new barrel". The companie doesn't care for the small end user, they are mainly focused on rentals.
If you get a good one, they are nice, if you don't your pretty much stuck with it.
DO NOT BUY THIS GUN, the factory is incredibly understaffed, and cannot meet quality standards. I have removed them from my list of suppliers, I used to stock and promote the marker , not any more.
DO NOT BUY! save a bit more and get a Spyder
I give this a 2 for quality and customer service.
Don't know yet, maybe a drop forward and a longer barrel
It looks slick and has most of the cool features. Its pretty darn accurate while running it stocked. The price seems to be good (i got mine 259) for what you get. Mine came with a kit and everything for 400$
The only thing i dont like is that the vertical feed is abit higher than what ive seen. So if you put on a hopper it would be extended higher and might give of ur position.
Well since im a newbie and have had much experience with my own gun. This is a great gun, It has the features i wanted (foregrip, ver feed, horizontal air connector and a place to put my sight. The price made my father cough a few times but well, he ended up buying me it!
-Copy the KingMan Spyders but in better since they use only one type of O-Rings and they have a full expansion chamber.
-Smooth Trigger System
-RAS Slapstick Barrel Stock
-No Ball Break
-A Little Noisy
Well, after testing out around 50 balls, most of my shots were accurate. The gun have a nice feeling and is well balanced. It's a great starter and advanced gun. One great advantage is that it's better than a Spyder Tl or XTra and is fully compatible with Kingman parts.
Try it and you'll never want any other gun than that. Nice choice of colors.