|foughtwolf ||04-16-2011 12:53 AM |
I miss the old days..
Yeah yeah. Not the 'Old' days, I miss me and my little group of friends, and a set of lowend markers. I miss my powerfeed spyder TL and when the highest firepower any of us had was a sparkly new Diablo Mongoose. I miss the giddy feeling of buying a second hand 9 volt Revvy and an elbow that could actually support it. Not really the 'newbie' amount of experience, more so just when simple equipment like that was all you needed. I dont really know what it is I miss so much about it, but I know that playing a game of speedball with a completely busted *** spyder TL that wouldnt shoot above 170 FPS and wouldnt recock, with a droopy, loose hopper and elbow made me miss it.
I think Im going to put together a real grass roots gun with some class..
|scottieb ||04-16-2011 01:43 AM |
I hear ya and have always felt this way to some degree. Just put together an old school Spyder and played with it last weekend.
|Bigtuana ||04-16-2011 01:56 AM |
this has inspired me to get a spyder. I miss the old days too :(
|dm6rocker ||04-16-2011 02:13 AM |
Hmm. Must be a Spyder thing. I had one of these guys a long time ago. http://www.paintball-dalmacija.hr/1/...der_sonix2.jpg
It was the very first real paintball gun I ever had. I was a bit careless with it, and let it get abused and trashed. For whatever reason, I felt really bad about it falling apart, and hunted one down. Found the same gun on ebay, won it for $45 bucks. And it's in really nice shape, to boot.
I think I felt bad because it was a gift from my dad, for my 15th birthday. It's silly, but I smile every time I look at it.
|Zondo ||04-16-2011 02:28 AM |
Ah, the old days...
Working to save up $100 to cover gear rental and 1K rds and spend a whole Sunday running around an old car factory covered in saw dust. We were cool with a Pro/Am or 68 special. And then there were mags and autocockers...
|punkncat ||04-16-2011 04:10 AM |
Yeah, there is something to be said about those rose colored memories of golden oldies. Back when the fastest marker around (the group we played with) was an EM-1. We thought we would get wasted under than incredible rate of fire.
|Twilight ||04-16-2011 08:05 AM |
it's all in the company you keep
I'm almost at the point where I'd rather only play a few private games a year than deal with walk-on rec games.
don't get me wrong, some of the walk-on games have been an absolute blast, other times... not so much
I should really try to get back into outlaw/renegade games :)
|mikeds80 ||04-16-2011 08:20 AM |
We had some great times. Many "technical difficulties", but we had fun. I'm currently trying to build up a small fleet of loaners so my friends without equipment can try it out.
|Kermit ||04-16-2011 02:38 PM |
I miss playing woodsball behind my friends trailer in the woods...that was fun.
I recently purchased a m98 just like the one I had back then...and I shoot the thing all the time. I'm actually planning on building an outlaw field so the guys I used to play with can get back together.
|THE-SHOOTIST ||04-16-2011 02:59 PM |
Originally Posted by foughtwolf
Not really the 'newbie' amount of experience, more so just when simple equipment like that was all you needed..
Quote of the day!
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