Originally Posted by The Saint
I dunno about that, I'd say $350-$700. I don't see anything wrong with starting with a JG or ECHO1, hell even a Kraken if you're not the type to set screwdrivers on fire. The $700 ceiling is for the rare but still important newcomers for whom money is no object.
I'd move the age restriction to the top of the list.
Alternatively he can buy used...