The Tec-9 is a powerful, but inexpensive pistol that has been spray-painted using bamboo forest camouflage. The gun is popular with criminals due to its low price and the amount of ammunition it can hold. Exchange your Soul Gems for the Bamboo Forest Tec-9. The high-capacity magazines of the Tec-9 allow for a lot of continuous firing without reloading. This makes it a great choice for a spray-and-pray style of play. The weapon was covered with a bamboo hydrographics and decorated with a bamboo sticker from the region where the weapon was originally designed. Exchange your Soul Gems for the Tec-9 Bamboo Forest. The Bamboo Forest skin for the TEC-9 weapon was created by a group of Taiwanese skins. The pattern on the weapon is based on a famous Chinese painting, which is a result of traditional techniques and modern painting.