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Forum: The Dead Zone 11-15-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By Tallen702
$9 paintball markers:

Over at ANSgear.com (http://www.ansgear.com/Brass_Eagle_Raptor_Pump_Paintball_Gun_p/brasseagleraptorpumpgun.htm)

They're having their super pre-black Friday sale right now and you can get the pump...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-27-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 16,038
Posted By Tallen702
Man this thread got off topic quick. It went from...

Man this thread got off topic quick. It went from "what's over-hyped" to "I don't like" in about 2 pages.

I digress

On the hype end of things, I've never really understood the hype regarding...
Forum: Feedback 10-25-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By Tallen702
I bought a WGP slider frame with internals from...

I bought a WGP slider frame with internals from him. Communication was good and it shipped quickly. Frame came in excellent condition and was well packaged for it's travels. Would definitely deal...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-24-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 621
Posted By Tallen702
For recball, I *heart* asymetrical woods fields...

For recball, I *heart* asymetrical woods fields with bunkers, spools, old cars, etc. The kinds of fields that grow organically over the years rather than being planned from the get-go.

Hyperball...
Forum: New To The Sport 10-24-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,930
Posted By Tallen702
See, as a rabid WGP fan/purist, I've never liked...

See, as a rabid WGP fan/purist, I've never liked them. In fact, I just ripped a jackhammer 1 off of a 2001 Black Magic I bought in favor of the stock reg. They've always struck me as being flashy but...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-24-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By Tallen702
My general rule of thumb has always been Macro...

My general rule of thumb has always been Macro for HPA/N2 and Braided for C02. The exception being the Tippmann Pro-lite and Mini-lite with their factory installed macro.

Never had an issue with...
Forum: Tippmann 10-24-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Tallen702
Check to make sure the ball latch is installed...

Check to make sure the ball latch is installed properly and not backward. That can cause similar issues. Otherwise, see if the linkage is rubbing anywhere on the side of the marker, or if the bolt is...
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 10-22-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,154
Posted By Tallen702
PM'ed for CP On/Off

PM'ed for CP On/Off
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-19-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 17,831
Posted By Tallen702
I'm way down. Sold a lot off after I "quit" only...

I'm way down. Sold a lot off after I "quit" only to come back. I'm at:

Tippmann FT-12
Invert Mini
DMLCD-boarded Ebolt-98
2001 Black Magic
Tippmann C-3
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-19-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By Tallen702
Between USPS and Canada Post. I had the Black...

Between USPS and Canada Post. I had the Black Magic I ordered on e-bay make it to my door from Vancouver, BC (I live near DC) in 5 days. Not too shabby if you ask me!
Forum: New To The Sport 10-19-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,282
Posted By Tallen702
This sounds really, really, really familiar. I...

This sounds really, really, really familiar. I did a similar thing. After a 2-year hiatus, I slid into a bunker made of 55gal steel drums stacked on their sides at full speed about 4 weeks ago. The...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-18-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,771
Posted By Tallen702
It's not just you....

It's not just you. Cheese-eating-surrender-monkeys don't like anybody
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-18-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,456
Posted By Tallen702
Ahh, okay, gotcha Doc. I was getting the...

Ahh, okay, gotcha Doc.

I was getting the "sensing trigger pull" part, but not following through with the whole "full control/not relying on gravity" bit.

Replying to my misunderstanding isn't...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-18-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,456
Posted By Tallen702
That said, the intellifeed system has been around...

That said, the intellifeed system has been around for WDP since at least '01. So why aren't we seeing more use of tech like it on other markers?
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-17-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,456
Posted By Tallen702
True, but to us older guys, it's virtually the...

True, but to us older guys, it's virtually the same sound as the hiss of a 12-gram being dropped out of a nelspot :old:
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-17-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,456
Posted By Tallen702
I've had enough poor experiences with force-feed...

I've had enough poor experiences with force-feed loaders and blind electros to appreciate the vestigial eyes that are in most of our high-end markers these days. As many others have stated, when you...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-17-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,771
Posted By Tallen702
Bahahhahaha! I'm almost afraid to ask what they...

Bahahhahaha! I'm almost afraid to ask what they used as a packing material! :ROTFL:
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-16-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,771
Posted By Tallen702
This thing was wrapped up in some fairly...

This thing was wrapped up in some fairly stretchy, but not too cushion-y material similar to the cheap stuff you find under the top layer of discount furniture store upholstery. Oh, and there was...
Forum: New To The Sport 10-16-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,201
Posted By Tallen702
I just use normal crew socks without any...

I just use normal crew socks without any problems. Got a pair of Tommy Hillfiger (sic) ones at an outlet mall a while back and they're fantastic!
Forum: Ask The Experts 10-16-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 830
Posted By Tallen702
I usually just got to ANSgear and get last year's...

I usually just got to ANSgear and get last year's empire pants for half-price. Had the same pair for 3 years of moderate play with no problems yet.
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-16-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,771
Posted By Tallen702
Ever have that package arrive and...

... when you open it up, you go "WTF!?!?!"

I had that experience late last weekend when a Black Magic I won on ebay came in with a bent ram and mashed beaver-tail. Problem is, I can't tell if it's...
Forum: Ebay Oddities 10-16-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By Tallen702
Instead of shooting off screen, would you have to...

Instead of shooting off screen, would you have to take a little 10-round tube that was attached to the cord for the guns and pop it in the feedneck to reload?
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-15-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 16,564
Posted By Tallen702
IIRC, part of the point was to ensure that skill...

IIRC, part of the point was to ensure that skill had at least something to do with it anymore, as well as being easier to pick out the guys who were cheating.
Forum: Pump Guns 10-15-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By Tallen702
FYI, that's an '01 IAO BM. First run. Hence the...

FYI, that's an '01 IAO BM. First run. Hence the milling behind the feedneck. They were sold as kits at the '01 IAO and nowhere else.
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-15-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 16,564
Posted By Tallen702
I'll agree to that.

I'll agree to that.
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-15-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 16,564
Posted By Tallen702
I can agree that it can have an effect on the...

I can agree that it can have an effect on the newbie rental guys out there, but I honestly believe that at that point the onus is on the field owner to ensure that one of two things happen. Either:...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-15-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 16,564
Posted By Tallen702
Not necessarily. The reality is that a living...

Not necessarily. The reality is that a living wage and the cost to buy a home, while disparate in physical numbers varying on geographical locale, is relative to a national trend and thus, can be...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-15-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 16,564
Posted By Tallen702
If it were that simple and devoid of other...

If it were that simple and devoid of other factors, then we would have seen paint prices jump over the past 5 years or so. Instead, they're remaining at historically low levels. Back when I started...
Forum: WTB 10-14-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By Tallen702
Had someone pm me with a full set of BM pneus in...

Had someone pm me with a full set of BM pneus in excellent condition. Took the offer. Thanks everyone else for looking and helping though!
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-14-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 16,564
Posted By Tallen702
When I reffed, "Blind Firing" usually meant...

When I reffed, "Blind Firing" usually meant hiding behind something and spraying indiscriminately with your marker. I.E. the old "hold the marker over the top of the bunker and hose a wide area"...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-14-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 16,564
Posted By Tallen702
I'm sure Bob Gurnsey would have said the same...

I'm sure Bob Gurnsey would have said the same thing about the way you play.

Face it, Paintball is nothing like it was in the past. It evolves. People have been in two categories since PMI entered...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-14-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 16,564
Posted By Tallen702
I don't buy it. People are going to play in the...

I don't buy it. People are going to play in the style that best suits their personality and talents (or lack there of). There were no paintball videos worth watching when I played in college both for...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-13-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 16,564
Posted By Tallen702
While there is some definite overshooting,...

While there is some definite overshooting, especially on the two back-to-back bunker shots where they're 2ft away and light the guy up in the face, if you skip to 3:14, you'll see why tournament and...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-12-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 16,564
Posted By Tallen702
So, here's a question. Let's say you've...

So, here's a question.

Let's say you've spent most of your paintball life playing speedball or some variant there of. I'm not even talking tournaments, just that fast, close,...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-11-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,123
Posted By Tallen702
That's the same hybrid-style rule they had at AG...

That's the same hybrid-style rule they had at AG paintball when it was open and that we had at my old field. I personally think it worked the best. Give the guy a chance to surrender, but if they do...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-11-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By Tallen702
Hey Doug! Definitely long-time-no-see. How are...

Hey Doug! Definitely long-time-no-see. How are things?

Yeah, I'm thinking this was shipped Priority since it was $20+ for shipping, but I could be wrong.
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-10-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,123
Posted By Tallen702
I've had "can't get the last guy" experiences...

I've had "can't get the last guy" experiences like a lot of others in this thread due to fields having a "no getting closer than 'x' rule." What gets me even more frustrated than that is when you...
Forum: WTB 10-10-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By Tallen702
Bump for the day. Someone out there MUST have a...

Bump for the day. Someone out there MUST have a spare set lying around....
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-10-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By Tallen702
Yeah, I figured customs would hold it up a bit. I...

Yeah, I figured customs would hold it up a bit. I think it took 2 weeks when I shipped something to Canada last, it was for a MCB member who wanted a Trillogy when they were having the fire sale on...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-10-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By Tallen702
Shipping time estimate/experiences:

Hi all, long time no chat.

Anyway, having been re-bitten by the paintball bug, I got back in and of course, the paintball buying sickness has overtaken me once again.

Now, I'm posting here...
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