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|11-30-2012, 03:52 PM||#41 (permalink)|
Too many is two more then you have, that way you can buy one more and still be ok.
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|11-30-2012, 03:56 PM||#42 (permalink)|
Pumps in the Woods
Look at it this way, There is no such thing as to many real steel guns, and paintball markers are similar to real guns but not really,so there is no such thing as to many markers.
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|11-30-2012, 04:06 PM||#43 (permalink)|
Join Date: Oct 2008
i tried to think of 10 as too many but then around 18 I decided 20. I am around the mid 30s now, so that must mean 40! there must be some sort of mathematical equation for this
I liked tugboaters rule as well.
I think a more important question that we all need to figure out is how do we grow more arms so we can shoot more of these at the same time.
|11-30-2012, 04:08 PM||#44 (permalink)|
|11-30-2012, 04:13 PM||#45 (permalink)|
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|11-30-2012, 04:17 PM||#46 (permalink)|
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Okay, so I admit that I'm type collecting. However I could justify more than three just for different styles.
|11-30-2012, 04:28 PM||#47 (permalink)|
Fantasy Hockey Chump
Too many is how many you think is too many. For some of you that number is clearly low....3, 5, 10 whatever. For others of us, we have yet to see that number. I thought I had too many when I had 11. I now have many many times that. I don't dread finding markers I forgot I owned. I think of it like Christmas. Surprise!
There's clearly no set answer.
Also....from the wife standpoing...my paintball purchasing has never been funded by our pay checks. I buy and sell gear to buy what gear I want. OR I use money from doing private music lessons (which isn't family money) to go play. My wife hasn't ever said a thing about how many markers I have. She thinks it's too many, but it's my hobby and I haven't impacted the family budget in any way.
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|11-30-2012, 04:39 PM||#48 (permalink)|
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Join Date: Aug 2008
If you’ve got the chedda, you can have whatever you want in whatever quantity you want it in.
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So if you’re overextending yourself, you can look forward to being corrected.
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|11-30-2012, 06:38 PM||#49 (permalink)|
Shi Tamagutsu Ka
Join Date: Apr 2006
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Once the number of markers hit 3 digits, storage in the house became unmanageable.
And not just the markers, it was all the other stuff that needed a place to hang. Masks, air tanks, hoppers, all the accessories.
A trailer was the best solution. Just put it all in one place, then I want to go play, just hook up the trailer & go.
All my stuff is right there, ready to play.
Is 100+ markers and needing a 6'X12' box trailer to haul them all too much?
I'd call it a good start...
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|11-30-2012, 09:35 PM||#50 (permalink)|
Join Date: May 2007
Location: South Jersey
oh yeah for got this one.
you have too many guns when you buy out store/factory repair shop because you need the parts for yourself and selling extras will help pay for your investment.
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