If you could only have 3 water guns

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If you could only have 3 water guns

Post by the oncoming storm » Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:08 pm

Theoretical discussion of what you would own if you could only have 3 water guns. (scary I know).

My first choice would be an XP 150 because it's a good light primary that can play to the level of a piston gun (if necessary) and yet still hold it's own against a k modded CPS.

Second would be a Super Soaker Monster/CPS 4100 A good medium primary with a wide range of useful nozzles for dealing with anything from XP's to CPS Heavy cannons.

Third would be a CPS 3000/3200, while most lack by 3' the range of my PPB it offers much improved drenching ability in a soakfest with equal field life and longer usable shot time in score based games.
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Re: If you could only have 3 water guns

Post by marauder » Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:25 am

Assuming brand new:

CPS 2000 mk1 (obvious choice)

Monster XL because soakfests, gags, intimidation...

XP 150 this one was a lot more difficult but I think these 3 would make a great arsenal.
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Re: If you could only have 3 water guns

Post by SEAL » Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:31 pm

It's not that scary. There are only three main classes anyway, so I'll just take one from each:

-CPS 2000, because it does it's job better than just about any other blaster. In the right hands it's almost unstoppable.

-CPS 1021, because it performs very similar to a 2000, but at a lower power level. Not sure if this counts as one gun or two though, haha.

-XP 150, for its rate of fire. An old design, but it can tangle with big guns, and withstand years and years of abuse.

The CPS 1200 was the runner-up. I like it for its amazing ergonomics and for being a great all-rounder, but I find that it doesn't deliver the kind of results I desire. I definitely do better with the 1021.
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Re: If you could only have 3 water guns

Post by DX » Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:41 pm

I have established favorites based on a wide variety of factors:

1. CPS 1200. One of the best in its class, and holds its own against big CPS. Readily obtainable at very affordable prices. Has more endurance than the 1000 and 2100 in terms of water storage and usage. When I have one tuned with an MK1 pc, getting that 44ft range with or almost with 1:1 shots to pumps, it's a beast. 1200s are just so versatile, you can attack and push, you can brick people in defense, it's small and light enough for fast action, has enough output and shot time for soakfests, is easy to mod and maintain.

2. CPS 2000 mk2. I still prefer it over the Mk1. More shots, have never had one rupture. 2000s are very well matched to my default overall playstyle of low volume shooting in defense and brief, but intense attack. 2000s rack up hits faster than anything racks up hits, if you know how to use one optimally.

3. XP 150. Mah baby...I love mah baby. Anyone can use a 1200 or 2000 well, but do you know what you can do with a 150? If the conditions are right, you can ATTACK AND PUSH AND ATTACK AND PUSH AND ATTACK AND PUSH AND ATTACK AND PUSH, the thing is practically unstoppable if you can keep shooting and pushing. I don't even utilize this to its full potential due to the reservoir being so small and annoying to refill. If I had a much larger reservoir and drilled the nozzle a bit, the thing would be such a tank....pun intended?
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Re: If you could only have 3 water guns

Post by Drenchenator » Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:23 pm

1. CPS 1200. I've always used this as my main gun, and I love how well it works in a variety of situations. I also like the CPS 2100 a lot but I prefer to have a strap (hence the 1200).

2. XP 150. It's hard to describe how good the 150 is, especially as a smaller gun. The best feature is that the pump fills the chamber faster than water leaves the nozzle, so you can refill while shooting. I don't know any other gun that does that.

3. CPS 3000/3200. I like backpack guns, so this is obvious. I would say the SS 300, but despite its excellent performance, it always felt fragile.
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Re: If you could only have 3 water guns

Post by thelaminator » Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:31 am

If we're talking exclusively single boxed items:

1. Flash Flood w/ Aquapack Backpack (they were sold together on a few occasions)

2. Cps 1500

3. XP 150 (preferably one of the versions where the nozzle can screw off for a riot blast)

If you can't tell, I'm a huge fan if all-rounder, generalist builds.
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