Originally Posted by The Saint
I'm pretty puzzled by 007 perceived need to make CQB guns like the G36C and CQBR shoot 400fps. I'm suggesting it's Ken's choice due to the fact that I'm looking at SRC G36 Gen IIIs on US sites, and they are far from being all 400fps (even if they do include a spare M120 spring for you to DIYS).
Medium-to-long rifles are one thing, heck, I'll even play CQB with up to 370fps. But 400fps across the board long and short? That seems excessive and dangerous. Newbies are going to be caught between using overly hot guns and inexperienced DIYS (or payind someone else) downgrading right off the bat.
And frankly, even with a reinforced mechbox, I'd consider running 400fps on a version 2 a less than appealing idea. Especially with an aluminum piston head.
Unless Ken listed his fps wrong, of course.
I agree, My theory is that high numbers attract un-informed players. I'm not trying to bash Ken. He has done more for this sport then I ever will, and I think hes a great guy, but when it all comes down to it, hes still running a business, and the player who doesn't know any better, wants the gun with the highest numbers.
Maybe I'm wrong, but thats my theory.