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Forum: Northeast 05-21-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 13,668
Posted By Dave Cameron
Any weather forecast more than 24 hours ahead is...

Any weather forecast more than 24 hours ahead is pure conjecture, at least here in New England. Hell, even the 24 hour forecast is only right about 75% of the time.
Forum: Northeast 05-13-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 13,668
Posted By Dave Cameron
Slim - attending camp out Craig O (TouchofGrey...

Slim - attending camp out
Craig O (TouchofGrey - attending camp out)
Rich B.
Leo P.
Charlie G.
Pete O. - attending camp out
Derek B.
Chris T.
Griffin T.
Nik A.
Forum: CCI 05-11-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By Dave Cameron
Couldn't locate any photos with a quick google...

Couldn't locate any photos with a quick google image search, so I'm just speculating, but unless there's substantial space between the phantom bodies, you are going to find the hoppers too wide to...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-28-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 764
Posted By Dave Cameron
I'll be interested to hear how this goes for you....

I'll be interested to hear how this goes for you. Not trying to curb your enthusiasm, but I do a lot of action-cam videography on vacation and to document hobbies. It's surprising how much thought...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-30-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,158
Posted By Dave Cameron
Another thing you will discover if you stick with...

Another thing you will discover if you stick with stock class is that you will use a lot less paint than you'd think. Once you figure out that shooting when you're unlikely to hit is a bad tactical...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-28-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,158
Posted By Dave Cameron
If you think you need to drop almost a grand to...

If you think you need to drop almost a grand to get into stock class, you're doing it wrong. Get a phantom and stick a few tubes in your pocket, and figure out what you'd like as you go. Spending...
Forum: Niche 02-26-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 733
Posted By Dave Cameron
I was all excited, thought it said Nietzsche,...

I was all excited, thought it said Nietzsche, thought we were going to get all philosophical.
Forum: Ask The Experts 02-15-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,069
Posted By Dave Cameron
It would be way more spectacular if the vessel...

It would be way more spectacular if the vessel was filled with air instead of water - water can be pressurized but not compressed. The moment the tank in that video ruptured all of the energy was...
Forum: Pump Markers 12-23-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By Dave Cameron
Just an FYI the market for these is wildly...

Just an FYI the market for these is wildly variable. I picked one up from a member here 2 years ago in much better shape than the one in the ebay listing for $125, and it sat for a while before I...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-09-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By Dave Cameron
http://www.mcarterbrown.com/forums/custom-projects...

http://www.mcarterbrown.com/forums/custom-projects-custom-questions/123130-official-steampunk-vs-post-apocalyptic-build-47.html#post1510434
Forum: Rainman's Custom Corner 10-20-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By Dave Cameron
I have a black offset stock class dropout phantom...

I have a black offset stock class dropout phantom hanging on my wall, I don't play much anymore so no real rush so long as it's back by the summer. Let me know if it would suit your needs.
Forum: Ask The Experts 10-12-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 715
Posted By Dave Cameron
Just a counterpoint to what has already been...

Just a counterpoint to what has already been said, if this is to be a business that you plan to make a profit from, understand that having a passion for something and having a passion for running a...
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-29-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By Dave Cameron
With ups you can sign up for impending shipment...

With ups you can sign up for impending shipment notification, and you can have them redirect shipments to stores/cust service centers. If there's one nearby it's great for high-value shipments you...
Forum: Rare and Old 09-25-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,824
Posted By Dave Cameron
Pretty much any time there's an option to "make...

Pretty much any time there's an option to "make an offer" and a BIN the asking price is a little crazy. I doubt he expects $400. Just a different way to use eBay.
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-17-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,243
Posted By Dave Cameron
Insightful post. I don't know if there is a...

Insightful post. I don't know if there is a problem for the industry or not. I only represent myself. I rarely play commercial fields, and when I do it's with other MCBers. For me, there's a...
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-15-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,243
Posted By Dave Cameron
I'm not saying it's a solution, but back when I...

I'm not saying it's a solution, but back when I used to play commercial fields regularly (and coincidentally in the mid 2000's when things were starting to get silly ROF-wise in rec games), if you...
Forum: CCI 07-20-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 887
Posted By Dave Cameron
Take a look at the pierce pin on the bucket...

Take a look at the pierce pin on the bucket changer, might be some debris blocking the pin. Look at your used cartriges to see if you are getting a decent pierce. Also make sure that you didn't...
Forum: CCI 07-20-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 887
Posted By Dave Cameron
How's your paint/bore match? Are you using...

How's your paint/bore match?
Are you using anything for rollout prevention?
Sounds to me like partial rollouts. If the ball isn't staying in the breech you will get all kinds of velocity swings.
Forum: Ask The Experts 07-15-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By Dave Cameron
Thanks again for the input. I don't have a cocker...

Thanks again for the input. I don't have a cocker (or any semi) at the moment. The more I think about it the more I realize a battery powered electric motor would work better. Pneumatics just seemed...
Forum: Ask The Experts 07-14-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By Dave Cameron
Darn, was hoping for about 100. Electric motor...

Darn, was hoping for about 100. Electric motor with a battery would probably be better for this application. Thanks for the input.
Forum: Ask The Experts 07-14-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By Dave Cameron
Hypothetical 12g question

I have a non-paintball invention I'm toying with, and it needs a reciprocal motion similar to the action of a autococker bolt moving back and forth. If you were to use a 12g to cycle the 3 way on an...
Forum: Pump Guns 07-08-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,825
Posted By Dave Cameron
well played sir. :ROTFL::bowdown

well played sir. :ROTFL::bowdown
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-26-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,370
Posted By Dave Cameron
A good take-away from this kind of thing is to be...

A good take-away from this kind of thing is to be sure to include specific shipping terms in your online negotiations. Too often people seem to expect next-day shipping as though they were dealing...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-05-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 7,131
Posted By Dave Cameron
I'd hesitate to draw too much of a conclusion...

I'd hesitate to draw too much of a conclusion about paintball in general from any poll here on MCB. We all tend to be vocal minorities. If you were able to do a true poll of paintball players in...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-05-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 7,131
Posted By Dave Cameron
I enjoy a level playing field. Limited paint,...

I enjoy a level playing field. Limited paint, limited tech (pump/pistol). I like to play with people I know (usually from here) rather than whoever happens to show up. That means mainly private...
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-28-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,143
Posted By Dave Cameron
Lapco. A kit to them means multiple sized...

Lapco. A kit to them means multiple sized barrels though.
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-28-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 7,999
Posted By Dave Cameron
Good info. I think the issue most folks...

Good info.

I think the issue most folks are having with these is that including them in straight up normal paintball can really change the nature of the game. I took a look at their webpage...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-28-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 7,999
Posted By Dave Cameron
Sorry for the clipped quote but my follow up...

Sorry for the clipped quote but my follow up question only addresses this part:

I assume Full Auto and Nerf launchers must be ok with at least some insurers as they do exist in lots of scenario...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-28-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 7,999
Posted By Dave Cameron
UV: Just curious, do you expect/would you prefer...

UV: Just curious, do you expect/would you prefer FSR's to be a niche aspect of paintball accepted only in certain situations or do you think that you should be able to show up at any commercial field...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-28-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 7,999
Posted By Dave Cameron
I don't have a dog in this fight, but I find the...

I don't have a dog in this fight, but I find the discussion very interesting and wanted to share some thoughts.

The first is that the lack of a player-based governing body hurts paintball in so...
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-27-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,541
Posted By Dave Cameron
I think you are missing my point. Barring...

I think you are missing my point. Barring changing the projectile, the variable that has the largest impact on the size of the "cone of inaccuracy" is ensuring the marker is at the pointed at the...
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-26-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,541
Posted By Dave Cameron
Do you have a sight on your marker? If not,...

Do you have a sight on your marker? If not, there's a good chance that part of the "inaccuracy" you are seeing is simply due to the marker not aiming at a consistent point in space. Most people...
Forum: Electronic 03-14-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,469
Posted By Dave Cameron
I see no pics or price listed for this angry...

I see no pics or price listed for this angry girlfriend. Very disappointing, you can never have too many angry girlfriends.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-05-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,890
Posted By Dave Cameron
Based on the historical record, I'm pretty sure...

Based on the historical record, I'm pretty sure that's how most airsmiths die.:ROTFL:
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-16-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,384
Posted By Dave Cameron
As a stock-class player I have no trouble...

As a stock-class player I have no trouble understanding people who want to play with others with similar play styles. I think the confusion and misunderstanding comes from two things - a poor choice...
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-02-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,903
Posted By Dave Cameron
I think any time you radically "improve" your...

I think any time you radically "improve" your equipment from your norm you tend to get a bit carried away. If you daily drive a corvette it's pretty easy to be responsible, if you daily drive a Prius...
Forum: Southeast 01-20-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,131
Posted By Dave Cameron
I used to play at Wolf's ridge about 10-12 years...

I used to play at Wolf's ridge about 10-12 years ago, really one of the most enjoyable commercial fields I've played at - they were a little short on the amenities but they ran a safe, fun field....
Forum: Dealers Forum 12-29-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,681
Posted By Dave Cameron
Awesome work!

Awesome work!
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-23-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,412
Posted By Dave Cameron
I definitely don't play to win. I enjoy hunting...

I definitely don't play to win. I enjoy hunting and being hunted. I enjoy being shot at and evading being hit. I actually get more enjoyment from pushing a difficult position and getting shot out...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-22-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,568
Posted By Dave Cameron
I know there are insurance issues for commercial...

I know there are insurance issues for commercial fields, but the best way to encourage community is to allow and encourage socialization during & after the game. A few beers and some conversation...
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