When I first got this gun I was blown away. The camo looks great and the fps is good. If what youre planning on doing with this gun is shooting cans off of a fence, its a great gun. If you want to take it into the field it's not all that great.
A sniper's biggest advantage is range and this gun's advantage just isn't that significant. What ends up happening to you is that you have a single shot rifle that can shoot around 450 fps. Your friends have guns that shoot around 400 automatically. That means that your gun doesn't give you a range advantage and you're left with being single shot. I've heard that the spring upgrade can get this gun shooting up to 700 fps. If it's true than this gun might be worth the 170, but with the way it is I wouldn't buy it.
It's a really cool gun if you're friends are not using automatic weapons
Doesn't give you a real advantage
Bi-pod falls off really easily
For the money you can find a lot better
Rating: [2 of 5 Stars!]