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Don't trust everything you read on the internet. Because the co2 is a gas, the pressure inside the sanister will change as temperature changes. The only thing this means is lower fps during cold weather and higher fps during hot weather. This will only change how fast the bb will get there, and shouldn't affect accuracy too much. In fact lower fps is a bit more accurate depending on the bucking. What website told you this?
 

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Don't trust everything you read on the internet. Because the co2 is a gas, the pressure inside the sanister will change as temperature changes. The only thing this means is lower fps during cold weather and higher fps during hot weather. This will only change how fast the bb will get there, and shouldn't affect accuracy too much. In fact lower fps is a bit more accurate depending on the bucking. What website told you this?
I think it might have been yahoo answers(yes I'm a idiot for believing that website). And thinking about it, we play a lot of paintball and the only time the weather effects the co2 badly, is in the snow.
 

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Hotter should not be a big problem. The different gases all change different to one-another, so on very hot days, you might want to use a gas with a lower force at that temperature (I know some guys who switch to duster gas in high-summer; run Propane the rest).

An MP5K is probably a good choice. A Scorpion is also effective, especially with a little love in the mech (until the gearbox maybe-sorta rips free of the housing a bit).

But, fluctuating temps should not be a bother unless it is something like a very cold morning when the mag was filled followed by a comparatively extremely hot afternoon I should imagine.
 

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I never could understand why people use propane for airsoft. Just use CO2. You know what I use propane for? FIRE! (I am not a psychopath by the way)
 

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Propane is the same as green gas, green gas has silicon oil in.
With propane you avoid the silicon to mess with you hop up bucking.

Go buy a GBB and have fun with it, I'm using mine with metal slide/kit with no freezing issues till 5 degrees Celsius(no rapid fire of course).


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You can use co2 if you buy a special magazine for it. But it raises the power a bit.. Instead you should buy a propane adapter with a silicone oil port, propane, and silicone oil. Its cheaper than green gas... Green gas is a mixture of propane and silicone oil.

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I would go with a gbb. Wealther will not greatly affect it. I recently bought a kwa m9 ptp and I love it. It is very accurate and shoots as fast at you can pull the trigger.:tup:
 

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YOu need to lubricate c02 guns more. Plus in a temprate climate c02 is actually more expenvie to use.

I.e. Propane tank for €10 in Ireland gets me at least 100 mag fills.
meanwhile 1 €1 c02 bulb would get me two and a half mags.

Also, AEP's are very good. Great range and reliabilty. + Very light/easy to carry in comparison with an MP5k.
 

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I never could understand why people use propane for airsoft. Just use CO2. You know what I use propane for? FIRE! (I am not a psychopath by the way)
Until, relatively, recently (in the UK at least) C02 was shooting way to hot to use for pistols.

Green gas has been around for far longer. Its also cheaper.

Just don't smoke and shoot and you'll be fine.

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Silicone in the gas... well I have always been told its to keep the o-ring in the mag lubricated to stop it drying out. Keep gas in the mag to preserve its life (only needs to be a little bit).
 
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