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Top Cheap Beginner Guns


If you're going to spend some money on a paintball gun, at lest buy something that's going to serve you well. These are some of the best, cheap, entry-level paintball guns. All of these are purely mechanical paintball guns so no batteries are needed.

I highly recommend each of these guns to the beginning paintball player who wants a serviceable gun that doesn't cost a fortune. They are presented in no particular order.

1. Tippmann 98 Custom

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This classic paintball gun is still a very capable, upgradeable and reliable introductory paintball gun. It is ideal for a beginner or anybody who wants to upgrade and customize their own Mil-Sim paintball gun.

2. Spyder Xtra

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Spyder does a great job with its entry-level paintball guns and the Xtra is a great example. It comes with a drop forward, expansion chamber and easy-out bolt. It shoots well and is very easy to maintain. The Xtra can be found for around $80.

3. US Army Alpha Black

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The US Army Alpha Black is manufactured by Tippmann and is designed to take a beating and keep on performing. This paintball gun is simple, reliable and durable. The Alpha Black is commonly available for just less than $100.

4. BT-4

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Similar to the Tippmann 98 Custom but it is attracting its own devoted quality. It is very upgradable, durable and should last any beginner until they are ready to upgrade.

5. Spyder Sonix

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One step below the Xtra in features and price, the Sonix comes with an easy-out bolt and metal foregrip. It is very easy to maintain and performs very well considering it can be found for less than $70.

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