Entry level gas blowback pistol?

Discussion in 'What Gun Should I Get?' started by cookery123, Aug 6, 2012.

  1. cookery123

    cookery123 New Member

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    Any ideas? KWA, WE, k-warrior
     
  2. thatoneguy

    thatoneguy New Member

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    You don't want a WE they are very failure prone. What's your budget?
     

  3. Knief

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    It depends on what you mean by "entry level." Essentially, no GBBs are any harder or easier to use than any others (there are a couple brands that are a bit fragile, like Maruzen). In terms of user friendliness, there's no real distinction between one and another. If, however, by "entry level" you mean "cheap," that's a different question. So what are you looking for out of your GBB?
     
  4. cookery123

    cookery123 New Member

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    Ok thanks.
    Budget wise under $150
     
  5. Munishin

    Munishin Well-Known Member

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    For that price get a KWA USP.
     
  6. thatoneguy

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    I can second that, Go for a KWA USP. You wont be finding any Tokyo Maruis for that
     
  7. cookery123

    cookery123 New Member

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    Ok probably will do, just wondering if any of you have tried a k-warrior gun they look quite cool.
     
  8. Protectionperfection

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    you can find some TM on the classifieds here for that range but they are used. You can get a brand new KWA for the same price. The ATP and USP are great. 1911s are very common and parts are always readily available and most brands the mags are cheaper. KWA mags are more expensive but their reliability is much higher.
    KSC/KWA are at the top with TM but their price range is from 130-190 for a good pistol.
    WE is a crap shoot depending on the mood of the guy that checked it it could last you forever or a week but they are for the most part TM compatible

    in all though, pistols are a secondary. Make sure you have a primary running great, mags and the correct gear. then buy a pistol
     
  9. USPxMASTERx

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    You can get a KWA USP, DO NOT get a ATP!!!!! The M9 is another good KWA you can get
     
  10. cookery123

    cookery123 New Member

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    Well thanks for the help guys.
     
  11. Protectionperfection

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    why not get thd ATP? I owned one and I didnt like it because it did not fit my hand like my Glock did so thats why I got rid of it. I know 8 people who have them and they love them. Especially the new version with the subdued markings.
    The ATP takes all the original glock mods like springs and guide rods and mags and uses the newer NS2 system.
     
  12. Radar159

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    Any KWA product is excellent.
     
  13. Jelly

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    That is...the statement of a KWA fanboy. The ATP has some problems, but they're usable. Their M93r has had a lot of problems, at least mine had.
     
  14. Knief

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    Let's not get ahead of ourselves, Radar. They've picked it up in the last few years, but their entire product line still wavers in the "pretty good" range. Their pistols have some QC issues as they lag behind KSC and TM. Their AEGs are in the same boat, and their use of proprietary parts is a bit maddening for those who like to gut and rebuild their rifles. A KWA is generally not a bad purchase, but there are better options for just about everything out there.
     
  15. UBCSWraith

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    I love my KWA USP. KWA pistols like the USP are awesome stock performers, but lack the upgrade potential of say a TM 1911. For me, it's a secondary weapon, so as long as it shoots straight out to 100 feet, doesn't leak, has a decent BB and gas capacity, and shoots every time I pull it out of my SERPA in a "uh oh" situation, that works for me. I don't need an uber tricked out Airsoft IPSC pistol, and I don't think most players do either.

    My KWA USP has performed admirably every time it has been called upon. I know I can count on it. That to me, is the biggest factor for a sidearm.
     
  16. Radar159

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    Lol, I'm not even a fan boy, from what i read online and seen on field, everyone that I talked, loves them and respects people who have them. Most of the people who save KWA has problems don't even own KWA's
     
  17. Jelly

    Jelly New Member

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    I have had an ATP, where do you get "most" from? And, yes, you are a fan boy.
     
  18. MasterK

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    I change my order for an ATP to a SoftAir licensed P226 (KJW). After my research on this forum and the kW a forum regarding the ATP, I think I made a better choice
     
  19. Hydra572

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    Just as a note, KWA 1911s are proprietary and can not use TM compatible upgrade parts.
     
  20. Radar159

    Radar159 New Member

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    Hmm me a fanboy? I own a Echo 1 Stag Arms M4, A TSD M1911, and a tactical force Combat.