The Tippmann Cronus Paintball Gun is another fine option provided by our favorite folks over at Tippmann. We love the reliability and quality craftsmanship from the wonderful folks at Tippmann and the Cronus defiantly fits these qualities.
Tippmann Cronus Basics
The Cronus is meant to be an everyday paintball gun. It's easy to use for beginner to intermediate paintballers but has some features that one might find in a more expensive marker. Its ascetics, serviceability in the field and rigid composite build make it desirable to those who have owned a few beginner guns. For younger players this gun is also a great choice because it's light weight, easy to use, and has molded rubber grips that make it easy to carry when running.
The Tippmann Cronus Specs
The caliber of the Tippmann Cronus is .68 and can be used with either CO2 or HPA. The mechanical trigger, 9 in stock barrel length, gravity feed, and open blow back bring the weight of this paintball marker in at 3.7 pounds. This paintball gun can be upgraded taking it from a beginner gun to an internediate marker with a few bucks and the right parts.
Tippmann Cronus Tactical Edition
The Tippmann Cronus Tactical Edition typically costs close to $30 more than the regular Cronus but comes with added features such as semi-automatic firing rate, front grip, collapsible stock (found on other Tippmann Paintball Guns) rails for additional add on attachments, and the Tactical Edition barrel comes from the Tippmann A5 with a front shroud.
What makes the Tippmann Cronus Great
Three key factors make the Cronus one of the best beginner guns on the market. They are reliability, accuracy, customizability. The Cronus is so reliable that many paintball fields’ across the world use it as their rental gun. These folks wouldn't use this marker if it weren't able to withstand beating after beating and keep on firing. This marker is very difficult to break or destroy so reliability comes in as one of the top factors that make the Cronus such a great choice. The second factor is accuracy. It simply shoots paint very well. The combination of having little recoil, the balance of the gun in the players hand and the molded rubber grips make the Cronus very accurate. When it comes to customizations, the Cronus can be made into whatever the player desires. The Tactical Edition comes with rails already installed so adding sights, lights, and other features can be easily accomplished.
Overall, if you are considering buying your own paintball gun and don't plan on going pro anytime soon you should consider the Tippmann Cronus one of your top choices. If you have questions about any of the features of this marker we would be happy to speak with you. Contact one of our specialists today and we will help you discover the awesome potential of the Tippmann Cronus.