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#1 splatman917

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 09:30 PM

So I got the Spyder Opus and have used it for playing woodsball with some friends..but i'm contemplating going to LL6 and don't wanna drop a ton of $$$ on .68 paint...so that got me thinking, what about the Spyder Advancer?

Does anyone have it? If you do, what do you think about it? Have any problems? Or would it just be better to get the G.I. Milsim G.I. 50???

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 09:37 PM

I believe the paint at LL has to be bought from CPX and no outside paint.

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 09:49 PM

LL6 should have .50 cal available to you. I know mike used his nano for LL4. As for guns, the advancer is solid and you can pick them up new for cheap right now. I don't know anything about the low end GI gun, however the nano is nice, but I wouldn't put a ton of money into a .50 cal gun right now since its mostly a fringe market.

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 09:51 PM

If you have an Ego or Etek, just purchase the .50 cal kit if you're really that interested.

I had a nano and absolutely hated how the gun shot

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 03:49 PM

There is also this:
http://www.ansgear.c...icro50black.htm
And this:
http://www.ansgear.c...imgi50black.htm

Both of these are sub-$200 and are available today.I say get the micro because of the double trigger and it will be easier to shoot faster.But,if you are only going to use it for scenarios,then the GI 50 should be ok,since most scenarios allow full-auto.
Don't forget that you will also need a hopper:
http://www.ansgear.c...erapidblack.htm
Mike(as well as the reviews)have said some good things about this loader.

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 03:36 PM

Im pretty sure at LL you can bring any non .68 cal paint as long as it's a certan fill
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Posted 06 December 2012 - 06:38 PM

CPX does allow .50 cal. Mike used his Nano in LL4.
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Posted 02 January 2013 - 12:40 PM

Im pretty sure at LL you can bring any non .68 cal paint as long as it's a certan fill

Old thread, but, important question. According to the CPX site, you can't. I'd be surprised if they changed that for Living Legends, as frankly, it's one of the ways a field can stay open:

http://cpxsports.com/#contentitem15

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