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Forum: Northeast 04-03-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,322
Posted By TouchofGrey
April 3rd Already

This game will creep up rather quickly. Shame it's only one day of play but the camp out the night before is what brings us all together for the ensuing day of stock class paintball. It will be nice...
Forum: Featuring Death 02-23-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 862
Posted By TouchofGrey
Hotel

I work at MassMutual off of Exit 49 in Enfield, CT on the Longmeadow, MA line.
There is a Holiday Inn next store we use for employees coming from out of state. It is 20 miles to Airsports PB from...
Forum: Northeast 02-22-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,322
Posted By TouchofGrey
Hotel

I work at MassMutual off of Exit 49 in Enfield, CT on the Longmeadow, MA line.
There is a Holiday Inn next store we use for employees coming from out of state. It is 20 miles to Airsports PB from...
Forum: Northeast 02-22-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,322
Posted By TouchofGrey
Camping

I'll be bringing extra tents just in case someone needs shelter. I plan on camping in my minivan. Chicopee has a Quality Inn which seems inexpensive when you have few folks chipping in.
Forum: Ask The Experts 02-21-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By TouchofGrey
Leak

If it isn't the piercing assembly then quite possibly the rear part of the frame is lifting off the barrel assembly lightly. Just make sure you don't have stripped front or rear frame screw. That...
Forum: Northeast 02-18-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,322
Posted By TouchofGrey
Photo

I'm gonna say winter of '88 is when the Photo was taken but I'll let Slim clarify.

I believe that only five of the players in the photo still play. But some of the folks I have not seen in years.
Forum: Northeast 02-18-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,322
Posted By TouchofGrey
Fun in the snow, some time ago

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v485/co83521/17137_136096249956_1285447_n_zps187d7eae.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/co83521/media/17137_136096249956_1285447_n_zps187d7eae.jpg.html)
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-18-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,742
Posted By TouchofGrey
Troop Beverly Hills

Troop Beverly Hills circa 1989 was one one of the first movies with paintball markers used as paintball markers
also Cyborg circa 1989 used a paintball marker but not as a marker.
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-16-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By TouchofGrey
Switch over to soft tubes

Not sure if I had anything to do with convincing Jim to switch over to the soft tubes but the kind he first bought were a tad brittle. If you gently pierced a CO2 and shoved it neck first into an...
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-16-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By TouchofGrey
Water based paintball.

If I had one wish it would be to go back to 1984 again.

It was a time when Nelspots (that worked), PGPS and Splatmasters ruled the fields

It was a time when you were hit with a quality shot...
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-14-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By TouchofGrey
Water Soluble balls

I was at Strategy Plus in the fall of '84 when they changed over from red oil based in aluminum tubes at $1.50 a tube and I believe it was to red, blue and yellow R.P. Scherer Paint in brown boxes....
Forum: Pump Markers 02-07-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By TouchofGrey
Could be that the hammer is to heavy

Perhaps taking some weight off the hammer may help (fluting and drilling it out but don't go nuts). At least your not snapping the threads off the power tube. That and an 8/32 cup seal with a brass...
Forum: Pump Markers 02-06-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By TouchofGrey
Power Tube

Are you using the standard Phantom Cup seal with seal and insert or something like a solid Black Magic cup seal? The Phantom tubes I believe are 6/32 threaded. I may have some of the old larger ones,...
Forum: Northeast 01-10-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,322
Posted By TouchofGrey
Yay! Another stock class game. I'll be there.

Yay! Another stock class game. I'll be there.
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-07-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,048
Posted By TouchofGrey
31 Years - since October 1984 (not counting the 2...

31 Years - since October 1984 (not counting the 2 months prior where I rented a Nelspot) versus owning my first marker.

"We used to play for silver, now we play for life"
Forum: WTB 12-30-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 284
Posted By TouchofGrey
Nelspots

These are not mine but odds are I used to clean them back in the day after a day of games

Vintage nelspots pistol (http://newlondon.craigslist.org/spo/4806136814.html)
Forum: Northeast 12-21-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,322
Posted By TouchofGrey
Slims spring stock class game

Although the game is the point, meeting up and talking with folks from days gone by will be great.

I usually don't camp but I can make sleeping arrangements at my house for some who are traveling...
Forum: WTB 12-07-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 696
Posted By TouchofGrey
Sick puppies

A truly great patch!
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-09-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,539
Posted By TouchofGrey
Collectibles

Pyrate Jim plays with his working collectibles as I do when I can. Some of the inventory requires a replacement of unavailable old parts. If not available then we try and get them made. Always helps...
Forum: Northeast 10-13-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,000
Posted By TouchofGrey
No ketchup - blasphemy

Food, play and people were the greatest this weekend. I have 30 years of playing that I celebrated this weekend with a stock class game of the highest levels of honor. Folks getting hit and just...
Forum: Northeast 10-12-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,000
Posted By TouchofGrey
Lots of staties

For anyone coming via 91 northbound watch for the speedtraps around exit 49 in Enfield CT/Longmeadow MA

Nice time last night at the field.
Lots of folks from days of old.
No pumpkin squares :(
...
Forum: Northeast 10-08-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,000
Posted By TouchofGrey
Saturday Night

Was hoping to take a ride up on Saturday night and join the festivities for a few hours but alas it appears the wife and I will be going out on the town instead as my daughters are having a sleepover...
Forum: Northeast 10-07-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,000
Posted By TouchofGrey
Food

Slim had said that the same chef who prepared lunch time was doing it agin with a german cuisine.

That being said we should indicate whether who will partake of the food for sale at Airsports but...
Forum: Northeast 10-06-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,000
Posted By TouchofGrey
Weber

I was originally asking becasue I was going to camp out and do some cooking. Looks like I may not be coming up till Sunday morning. I'll relay on the needs and comments of other folks as those groups...
Forum: Northeast 10-05-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,000
Posted By TouchofGrey
Music

Bah, just bring two large speakers a nice powerful amp and pump out 4 hours of Parasite, Inc. at 125 db for some festive German death metal music.

I love encouraging pain and suffering.
Forum: Northeast 10-05-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,000
Posted By TouchofGrey
Slim Craig O - NOT camping unless things change...

Slim
Craig O - NOT camping unless things change
Rich B
Yoda - camping
BLachance75
Moses688 +1
Havoc
Weasel - camping
Feyd - camping
Pyrate Jim
Forum: Northeast 10-02-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,000
Posted By TouchofGrey
Grill?

Will someone be bringing a grill for Saturday night?
Forum: Northeast 09-28-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,000
Posted By TouchofGrey
Airsports Game

I'll be there and camping in the mini-van. Look forward the to feast the night before the game and the usual comradarie. Was hoping by buddy Rich would join me but that is not looking promising. Will...
Forum: Northeast 09-20-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,084
Posted By TouchofGrey
Stock class game

Maybe in the end it all will be.
Forum: Northeast 09-16-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,084
Posted By TouchofGrey
Jack'as game

I love all you guys.

Great play and everything else.
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-16-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By TouchofGrey
Paintballs

I recently purchased two types of paint:

Empire Custom blend
Draxxus paint from EMR - blue (what else) and .687-.688 was the OD

Overall review: Excellant paint for CO2 based markers

Empire...
Forum: Northeast 09-14-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,084
Posted By TouchofGrey
Game day

Chillin to Bustah Rhymes waiting for folks to arrive
Forum: Northeast 09-13-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,084
Posted By TouchofGrey
Food

Bringing:

Potato Salad - store bought
Cole Slaw - home made (no cholesterol), spicy, tasty (Slim wont like it)
Kosher Dill pickle spears.

Attempting to make something out of Portabella...
Forum: Northeast 09-13-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,084
Posted By TouchofGrey
Water

I guess anything water based :)
Forum: Northeast 09-13-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,084
Posted By TouchofGrey
Please bring water for drinking between games!

Please bring water for drinking between games!
Forum: Northeast 09-09-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,084
Posted By TouchofGrey
Foot

Just a suggestion, have you tried spraying Windex on the injured foot. :)

Jim, am I right on this. I think so :)
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 09-07-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,525
Posted By TouchofGrey
Nelspot

comment removed
Forum: Northeast 09-07-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,084
Posted By TouchofGrey
Game day

...
Forum: Northeast 09-06-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,084
Posted By TouchofGrey
Paint

I went on a search today at Matt's Outback for some large bore paint. They had at least four brands. Marbs were so small as was Hot Box and some other brands I checked out.
I came across Empire...
Forum: Northeast 09-06-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,084
Posted By TouchofGrey
PGP

Is there anyone from the group that can rebuild my PGP. The seals are all fried and I have no valve tool. I can borrow the tool but I have no parts.

Thanks

Craig O
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