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Old April 28th, 2009, 22:07   #16
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If you're going the M4 route, Classic Army is definetly the way to go. Amazing externals and pretty decent internals (better than G&G) as well.
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Old April 28th, 2009, 22:29   #17
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if u want an alternative to an m4 buy the :thundermaul it has a metal reciver, take the body off and put in a hand guard. then ur left with a pretty sweet full metal gun
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Old April 28th, 2009, 22:34   #18
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if u want an alternative to an m4 buy the :thundermaul it has a metal reciver, take the body off and put in a hand guard. then ur left with a pretty sweet full metal gun
You sure about that? As far as I know, under that extra plastic furniture is only a standard JG ASB M4 reciever, not metal. However, it's dark gray like the standard JG, and not clear.

If they were metal, I'd be buying up every one of these guns available in Canada and turning around and selling the metal receivers here for $200 a pop then all the other parts and making a killing.
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Old April 28th, 2009, 22:37   #19
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Flashlights are good for night games or in clearing dark rooms, but as nether of those happen all that often, they're not really needed. As to giving your position away, that's what the pressure switches are for. You don't have them on all the time, you flick them on for a few secs to figure out what's around you, then release the switch and move.

You mention you're getting a magnifier, unless you have a lot of wide open ground they're not really necessary. The RDS has always done me just fine alone. But if you do get one, you should probably not go above 3x, any higher and you're going to be leaving the effective range of your gun hopelessly behind.

$450 isn't a bad price considering the upgrades, depending on what parts were used to upgrade inside. No full stock though means the battery is in the RIS (I assume) which means it's going to be a pain in the ass to get to.

A 9.6V and realcaps means you're going to have to watch the trigger, with the rof that thing likely has you'll probably be able to burn through a mag damn quick.

1700mah should be ok, especially with real caps, as long as you don't try for over-night games or anything like that. You definitely need to get a good charger though to keep it in tip-top shape.

Grenade launchers are great. That said, you want to get one, be prepared to spend easily the cost of another gun, not even mentioning the shells. The launchers range from $200 to $300 (though if you keep your eyes peeled in the classifieds then you might be able to get one for as low as $150). But that's not the real cost, the real cost is the damn shells. Cheap shells are about $30, I've learned the hard way though that when it comes to 40mm shells cheap is not the way to go. Madbulls are about the only choice. They're going to run you $60-$70 each. So a decent number of shells alone will cost you the price of a new TM.

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Old April 28th, 2009, 22:41   #20
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if u want an alternative to an m4 buy the :thundermaul it has a metal reciver, take the body off and put in a hand guard. then ur left with a pretty sweet full metal gun
It's a JG M4... plastic, not metal.
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Grenade launchers are great. That said, you want to get one, be prepared to spend easily the cost of another gun, not even mentioning the shells. The launchers range from $200 to $300 (though if you keep your eyes peeled in the classifieds then you might be able to get one for as low as $150). But that's not the real cost, the real cost is the damn shells. Cheap shells are about $30, I've learned the hard way though that when it comes to 40mm shells cheap is not the way to go. Madbulls are about the only choice. They're going to run you $60-$70 each. So a decent number of shells alone will cost you the price of a new TM.

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Yeah, grenade launcher would be a killer feature imo. But thanks for the info on the price of the launchers. I've seen some launchers go for 150 new, I'm assuming they must be cheap then. What's the best brand for a grenade launcher?
Also, from what I've read, the shells are 100% resuable, correct?
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What? G&P is mid grade? Their mechboxes I thought were significantly better built than CA...
But then again I did get a uber-lemon G&P complete, so I'm only judging by what my eyes can determine.
Although I can testify to the rediculous length of the M16...
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Old April 29th, 2009, 02:58   #23
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i just did the test and its a stronger plastic than abs......

nonethe less the paint job actually looks close but i would still rather have a nicely painted gun than clear eww
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Yeah, grenade launcher would be a killer feature imo. But thanks for the info on the price of the launchers. I've seen some launchers go for 150 new, I'm assuming they must be cheap then. What's the best brand for a grenade launcher?
Also, from what I've read, the shells are 100% resuable, correct?
The $150 launchers you've seen were probably TM launchers which are more like an over-sized shotgun (as in an airsoft shotgun) then a proper launcher (which works more like an oversized version of a real steel shotgun) and not something that anyone really wants, thus the cheap price. Yeah, the shells are 100% reusable. They're alittle fragile, much like GBB mags but other then that are completely reusable. As to the best launcher, that kinda depends on the gun you get, at least for the barrel mounted ones. If you do end up getting that G&G you posted the pic of then you're probably going to have to go with a RIS mounted one. Those tend to hang alittle low for some people but others like them because they're quickly removable. For RIS models, it doesn't really matter about the gun brand, in that case it's just a matter of the realitive quality of the manufaturers. I understand G&P in particular makes a good RIS model. This is a good thread to look at:

https://www.airsoftcanada.com/showthread.php?t=75325

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What? G&P is mid grade? Their mechboxes I thought were significantly better built than CA...
But then again I did get a uber-lemon G&P complete, so I'm only judging by what my eyes can determine.
Although I can testify to the rediculous length of the M16...
Yeah, there's some debate as to where exactly G&P falls in regards to the quality scale. I've never handled one so I place it where I do based on the general prices I see for G&P guns as apposed to other manufacturers.

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