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Forum: The Yard Sale 07-27-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By Drum
This still for sale?

This still for sale?
Forum: Carter's Commando 07-27-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,127
Posted By Drum
Holy Toledo, it's one of the OG! Nobody traveled...

Holy Toledo, it's one of the OG! Nobody traveled further for the CC in those early days than this guy.

How is the largest state in the Union? Earthquake missed you and yours, I hope.
Forum: Ask The Experts 07-20-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 170
Posted By Drum
This is what yours looked like when brand new. ...

This is what yours looked like when brand new.

:old:
Forum: Ask The Experts 07-20-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 170
Posted By Drum
Those are very early Nellies, as Snaparen said. ...

Those are very early Nellies, as Snaparen said. These are basically the first version, although we (as a collective) believe that an even earlier version of the 007 had a longer joint between the...
Forum: The Yard Sale 07-13-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Drum
Dibs on the Bucks. PM you in a bit

Dibs on the Bucks. PM you in a bit
Forum: Avratech 06-23-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 69,786
Posted By Drum
Yes, there has definitely been discussion of...

Yes, there has definitely been discussion of this. The debate swings back and forth....some mods feel it is our duty to protect our membership from known scammers, while other mods figure that...
Forum: Avratech 06-21-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 69,786
Posted By Drum
So....while people are waiting for complete guns,...

So....while people are waiting for complete guns, for which they have paid you money and which you claim you cannot afford to finish, are gonna just have to patiently wait while you sell the parts...
Forum: Carter's Commando 06-09-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,127
Posted By Drum
This thread is an interesting read, but I see...

This thread is an interesting read, but I see that people are endeavoring to answer two different questions.
Nobody here was claiming that MCB/CC members were the FIRST to ever wear Hawaiian...
Forum: First Strike 05-12-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,321
Posted By Drum
Actually, if you look at my post in this thread...

Actually, if you look at my post in this thread right before your first 10,000 word post, you will see that I said the same thing that you did about Tiberius and the rest of the FSR "industry". Why...
Forum: First Strike 05-12-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,321
Posted By Drum
Trinity, this is simply a false statement. If...

Trinity, this is simply a false statement. If you meant that it is harder to "win" a lawsuit against a paintball field for injuries sustained that one (a jury presumably) might consider a "part of...
Forum: First Strike 05-11-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,321
Posted By Drum
Drops the mic? The damned thing melted from...

Drops the mic? The damned thing melted from overuse and everyone in the audience left half an hour ago to get beers. ;0
Forum: First Strike 05-11-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,321
Posted By Drum
The history, or lack thereof, of injury...

The history, or lack thereof, of injury associated with these paintballs is strictly immaterial to the issue at hand.

The only thing that matters is that the manufacturers with a financial stake...
Forum: Carter's Commando 04-26-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,582
Posted By Drum
Welcome to the forum! Awesome to see you guys ...

Welcome to the forum! Awesome to see you guys

:nonsense:
Forum: Carter's Commando 04-23-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,582
Posted By Drum
Rudy, you are in for it... I found a bottle of...

Rudy, you are in for it... I found a bottle of 'upper proofed" (or something) Jamaican rum that I am bringing, just for you, pal.

Its gonna get ugly.
Forum: The Yard Sale 03-25-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By Drum
Never heard of any bans on these, but the...

Never heard of any bans on these, but the industry stopped making 3 wheelers after so many lawsuits. The liability just got tooo much.

Never heard of any bans on private sales of these, but I...
Forum: Rare and Old 02-28-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By Drum
Excellent scholarship, BB, and good eye. :old:

Excellent scholarship, BB, and good eye.
:old:
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-14-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By Drum
From my dimming recollections; water soluble...

From my dimming recollections; water soluble paintballs were a thing when I played my first paintball game at Skirmish USA in early 1985.

I also recall the joy of cleaning that oil-based stuff...
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-14-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By Drum
For the Old Timers... water-soluble paintballs?

Hey old guys....

Who remembers when you first saw water-soluble paintballs in actual use (i.e. not in a magazine ad)?

If you do, post what you recall as to date, brand names, packaging method...
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-14-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,780
Posted By Drum
Did the pic disappear?

Did the pic disappear?
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-08-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,780
Posted By Drum
Bumping this ancient thread of mine to see if...

Bumping this ancient thread of mine to see if maybe any interesting Nelspots have surfaced to expand on our knowledge base on these guns.

Post up pics of your original Nellies.

Cheers
D
Forum: Rare, Old Guns 01-21-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,089
Posted By Drum
Twas 1981 that the first games were played. ...

Twas 1981 that the first games were played.

It's my theory that the date stamps were added for a short time after Gurnsey started the sport and began buying Nelspots in large quantities. I have...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-19-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,177
Posted By Drum
Didn't read the whole thread, but anyone playing...

Didn't read the whole thread, but anyone playing before 1/27/85?

That was my first day, as Skirnish in Jim Thorpe. My 17th birthday and my heart was pounding so fast hiding in this bushes with my...
Forum: Collectors Corner 01-09-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,194
Posted By Drum
Every Spring, every single paintball marker in my...

Every Spring, every single paintball marker in my collection gets gassed up and fired... even the Nellies.

:)

If it dont work, I fix it until it does.

Mechanical paintball guns are not...
Forum: Collectors Corner 01-09-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 801
Posted By Drum
Wives should be more careful about asking...

Wives should be more careful about asking questions when they are not prepared to learn the answers.... especially if their menfolk visit this place.
Forum: Collectors Corner 01-09-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,194
Posted By Drum
I have it my notes somewhere, Dan... I will try...

I have it my notes somewhere, Dan... I will try and track that down, but that might be right.

I think Glenn told me that he made 8-10 of them for the same team. Must have been pretty traumatic...
Forum: Collectors Corner 01-09-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 801
Posted By Drum
This will be fun. In truth though... I suppose...

This will be fun. In truth though... I suppose there is no reason why the collections posted here have to paintball related. Yeah, its a paintball site and we love that stuff best, but we have a...
Forum: Collectors Corner 01-09-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,194
Posted By Drum
Kinda curious to see if I can post pics from my...

Kinda curious to see if I can post pics from my gallery here... and voila!

http://www.mcarterbrown.com/gallery/data/530/medium/Single-barreled_Hurcs.JPG...
Forum: Collectors Corner 01-09-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,194
Posted By Drum
Drum's vault (aka Nor'Eastern Hurricane Habitat)

For starters... the PPS corner:
Forum: Avratech 01-09-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 69,786
Posted By Drum
Anyone not wanting to BE Mar is doing it wrong. ...

Anyone not wanting to BE Mar is doing it wrong.

It's always something with you, Joshy. Ever notice?
:old:
Forum: Avratech 01-05-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 69,786
Posted By Drum
Did you miss a word? "all"? ...

Did you miss a word?

"all"?
:rolleyes:
Forum: The Yard Sale 12-09-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By Drum
Stuff looks great, Az

Stuff looks great, Az
Forum: Rare, Old Guns 09-17-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By Drum
I bought a case of these, never touched, years...

I bought a case of these, never touched, years and years ago. The lowest price I sold any one of them was for $250. It might have been 1999/2000 or so.

Nothing off base about the price. If you...
Forum: Ask The Experts 09-17-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By Drum
The earliest Nellies do NOT have a date stamp. ...

The earliest Nellies do NOT have a date stamp. That practice began and ended some time during the mid 80's.

Definitely an original finish on that. Holster is original too. Straight from Nelson....
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-24-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,040
Posted By Drum
Yeah, sorry...that looks too much like a Laura...

Yeah, sorry...that looks too much like a Laura Ashley skirt to me.

Besides, the fact it's a "sport kilt" aka a "spilt", I just don't think I am manly enough to pull off wearing women's clothing...
Forum: Avratech 06-27-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 69,786
Posted By Drum
Maybe posting a photo of the "nine going out"...

Maybe posting a photo of the "nine going out" would do a bit to silence the the whispers and maybe even dispel the whiff of BS that hangs in the air around you.

I, for one, will be watching this...
Forum: Avratech 06-23-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 69,786
Posted By Drum
Don't worry about Joshy....things are improving...

Don't worry about Joshy....things are improving already...bought himself a used BMW last week.


Cars must be cheaper in Canada or something. Anyway, we are really pulling for you to get back on...
Forum: Carter's Commando 04-27-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,127
Posted By Drum
You sir, have a faulty memory. :old:

You sir, have a faulty memory. :old:
Forum: The Yard Sale 04-22-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By Drum
It's illegal to ship firearms, (included serial...

It's illegal to ship firearms, (included serial numbered frames) through the u.s. Mail, FYI.

Only someone holding a Federal firearms license may ship firearms and the law requires insured...
Forum: Carter's Commando 04-03-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 871
Posted By Drum
Carter's Commando TENTH ANNIVERSARY!!!

The thread about the origins of the Hawaiian shirt made me realize that our worldwide home team is officially TEN YEARS OLD this year!!

I propose a Summer full of 10 year anniversary games across...
Forum: Carter's Commando 04-03-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,127
Posted By Drum
Wrong again. Caseagame was there and one of the...

Wrong again. Caseagame was there and one of the first shirt wearers, but not the idea guy.
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