Originally Posted by Crunchmeister
Try putting a $25, 400 fps spring in your TM (at least a V2 box) and watch your gears shred, the end of the mechbox snap off, etc... Then let's see how much more money you need to sink into it to repair it.
Stock TM = da shiznit
Upgrading a TM = money pit.
My 10-year-old, never-failed-to-fire 150,000 round AK shoots 410 on it's original TM gears. There's no difference between v2 gears and v3 gears...
It's not all about parts. It's more about having a competent tech who understands the limitations of an AEG.