"What gun should I buy?"

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"What gun should I buy?"

Post by Erik » Sun Feb 20, 2011 1:42 pm

"Which gun should I buy" is one of the most commonly asked questions on a lot of forums, including this one. There's something you need to know first...

Most AEGs (Automatic Electric Guns) are relatively similar in performance, no matter what they look like.

With this in mind, your choice should be largely governed by the following two factors...

1. Which gun do you like the look of?
2. How much do you want to spend?

Both of these can easily be answered by looking through retailer web sites. You can also talk to local dealers, two that many folks will personally recommend are GugesMk3 and Master TCAA.

Of course, you don't want to buy a lemon, so try searching the forum for a review of the gun you are interested in.

Once you have done this, and assuming you still have questions, the more experienced players can help. n order to make sure that they can help you effectively, please post your question and provide the following information:

1. The two or three choices you have narrowed your search down to,
2. What you intend to use the gun for (target shooting, skirmishing, mounting on a wall, etc...)
3. What features are important to you (e.g. large battery, high ammo capacity, solid construction, etc...)
4. Anything else you think would help us to help you.

Posts that show you haven't done any research or ask questions without giving us any information to work on, are likely to get locked. You need to do at least some of your own research. We're not going to choose your gun for you.

Do your research and provide us with enough info, and there is a wealth of information available to you through our member-base. We try to be encouraging and want to help new players, but I'm sure you can understand how annoying it can be to try to answer the same question over and over and over and over when we have no information to work with and know nothing about your needs.

One final thing, I cannot stress enough that it is always a good idea to actually pick up and 'feel' the gun you want to buy before making a purchase. Some may look solid, but may be very flimsy when you hold them. This may put you off your original choice, so if you can get to a local dealer, or open game and check out guns in person, it could save you from buying a gun you're not happy with.

That said, enjoy the forums. I hope we can help. :)

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