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#1 splatman917

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Posted 01 October 2011 - 06:16 PM

So what exactly happened with it? I'm not hearing that much any more about it, but I l know that stores are still carrying the paint, and the loaders and markers, but is it growing at all?


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Posted 01 October 2011 - 06:17 PM

Here's the thing...

.50 cal is basically saying "Hey, you know that $1000 gun and loader combo you have? Yea, throw it away, and buy more super expensive gear"

Amazing it didn't catch on.

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Posted 01 October 2011 - 06:21 PM

Its downsides outweighed its uses for the average paintballer. It'll probably always be around, but in the same way that first strike rounds are used: not by very many people and not as an everyday use.

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Posted 03 October 2011 - 10:11 AM

It never really caught on, its great for laying down lanes but is it worth buying 600 or more dollars worth of gear? no

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