I wouldn't discount the Classified section too quickly. You can come across some real gems there, but you really need to know your stuff. For example, there are those who buy guns as wall-hangers (never seen the field and have maybe been test fired) so those guns are effectively new. There are those who bring in very small quantities of guns who aren't retailers just to flip for some pocket money. There are those who have cared for their guns and put a ton of work into upgrading them for reliability/durability/consistency.
Generally, the quality guns are worth scouring the Classifieds for - G&P, CA, TM, RS, VFC, etc. The less than stellar guns are crapshoots - Krakens, some Echo 1s, for example.
First gun, though, it's recommended to buy new. You can always expand from there.
My SCAR-L was purchased new. My HiCapa was nib from the Classifieds. My M79 was used from the Classifieds, along with a number of other support and weapon attachments.
VFC SCAR-L - VFC SCAR SSR - KJW Hi-Capa 5.1 - CAW M79
The Three Sisters - WE G39 E/K/C
Originally Posted by kalnaren
Stalker stays where he is.
His BB's fly across the country to hit their target.