That with a little care any marker can be reliable and never give you problems.
I played for seven years before I took a break. The only other marker I owned besides a stacked tube blow-back was a bko. The thing had more problems than i could shake an unfortunate stick at.
The good part about them is an ease of maintainence. Just that purple shutter, valve seemed to be seized with the hammer not much better. Two o-rings and some lube and she fires like the day it was made.
"when theres nothing left to burn, you must set yourself on fire"