Yes. Most have been looked after pretty well. Use paypal (always pay the fees) put the purchase on a 0% credit card and you'll have paid it off in a couple of months.
Best buy on here at the moment is the CS1 from @KeenDean, while on paintball unite it's the black Ego 11.
I'd avoid the Rize Maxxed - you'll end up selling it to get something better. Have a look through the "For Sale" section on here or on https://paintballunite.com/
There's a chap selling an Ego 11 for £200, and that's a decent marker.
If your heart is set on a DYE marker, you can pick up a DM14...
The cost of tournament play depends on how seriously you want to take it.
If you want to take it very seriously, it will cost you about 3/4 grand a year and take up pretty much every weekend playing or training.
If you want to be more casual, second hand kit (which is still pretty good) should...
I've had Landsharks in the past, but lately I've been wearing Nike Mercurial - very comfortable and kept my feet dry in two days of appalling weather at the GCC a few weeks back.
It isn't a flash in the pan - the UKWM has been running for a number of years, along with Tim's ICC events in the US and the other "Classic" events that are run.
Woods/Classic events give an alternative to the relentlessness and high burnout rate of supair events, and remind us how we all...
They exceeded the $20k they needed earlier today, so it's happening!
I know the idea is to release something you can actually hold, but after the print run is done they should think about a Kindle version.
I'm glad Ledz had a similar opinion to me about the fields.
Nicky has been all over the world to a lot of events, and seen how fields are designed. So I didn't understand why the Woods field was set out so badly....