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Forum: The Dead Zone 01-24-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,397
Posted By stevedavidson
No, Zodiac Markers was not behind White Hats. ...

No, Zodiac Markers was not behind White Hats. And White Hats did not get out-manuevered by Kee. If you look at the record, White Hats dropped their pursuit of the assets about four months before...
Forum: Ask The Experts 09-06-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,177
Posted By stevedavidson
Sheridan's made the gas turn 90 degrees. Nelson...

Sheridan's made the gas turn 90 degrees. Nelson markers - straight shot, although inside the valve itself there was a turn.

The hammer rode on the valve stem. The valve stem passed through the...
Forum: Ask The Experts 09-06-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,177
Posted By stevedavidson
True, but the results match my own team's testing...

True, but the results match my own team's testing of Ghosts back in 89 - 91 (original Ghosts, not the - lol - new ones. A Grey Ghost with a removable barrel - jeez! Next they'll be putting hats on...
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-06-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 38,205
Posted By stevedavidson
LOL - I might have had a little some to do with...

LOL - I might have had a little some to do with that....
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-06-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,807
Posted By stevedavidson
the "mini zamboni" is for cleaning paintballs up...

the "mini zamboni" is for cleaning paintballs up off the indoor field.

that's the paintball field and retail store; still stuff up on the walls inside.

it's not the factory, which is about 15...
Forum: Ask The Experts 08-31-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,177
Posted By stevedavidson
Team tests of LAPCO Grey Ghosts regularly...

Team tests of LAPCO Grey Ghosts regularly produced 45 to 50 "usable" shots.

That means that the ball came out of the barrel at sufficiently high velocity to travel towards the other team at a...
Forum: NH Origin 04-21-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By stevedavidson
or "he who convinces the other team that they...

or "he who convinces the other team that they need to control the snake wins"
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-07-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 38,205
Posted By stevedavidson
That's Pete Bofill of the Florida Terminators on...

That's Pete Bofill of the Florida Terminators on that thar cover. (My wife calls him 'Ricky', as in "Hey Looosy, Ahhhm Home!"
Forum: Tournament Archive 02-04-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By stevedavidson
Mar 20-21 '10, Ten Man Woodsball @ PBSports NY

PAINTBALL SPORTS NY (f.k.a. SURVIVAL NEW YORK)
Presents

WOODSBALL WORLD CUP September 10, 11 & 12, 2010

WINTER CUP March 20 & 21, 2010

Calling all scenario woodsball power teams, top...
Forum: Northeast 01-28-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By stevedavidson
Stuka, there's a quarter page ad for the...

Stuka,

there's a quarter page ad for the event right on the front page of 68Caliber. Click on that and it takes you to an update page, where there is a phone number and email address as well as a...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-18-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,856
Posted By stevedavidson
http://www.mcarterbrown.com/gallery/showphoto.php?...

http://www.mcarterbrown.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=27246&title=hawking-and-paintball1&cat=500

oh well, can't get the pic to show here.

this is a link to the gallery...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-18-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,167
Posted By stevedavidson
Hammersmith, thanks for the opportunity to...

Hammersmith,

thanks for the opportunity to try and make this point once again:

1. no rules, tech limitations or anything else have yet been decided

2. initial polling and research indicated...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-18-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,167
Posted By stevedavidson
Guys, First - I've already apologized and...

Guys,

First - I've already apologized and explained for those who took offense. I'll risk boring you all by explaining that in my mind, when writing those pieces, my references to 'arena' style...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-18-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,167
Posted By stevedavidson
15 player went bye-bye because the PROMOTERS...

15 player went bye-bye because the PROMOTERS wanted more money.

10 player went bye-bye because the PROMOTERS wanted more money.

We had no difficulty (and profit) in getting 24 to 36 teams to...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-18-2009, 07:06 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,856
Posted By stevedavidson
50 Caliber hits won't count as much as 68 Caliber...

50 Caliber hits won't count as much as 68 Caliber hits.

I had forgotten all about this incident until after reading all 14 pages of responses at 6 am (I just don't have the stomach right now to...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-18-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,856
Posted By stevedavidson
Funny, not even the team was all "All Americans"...

Funny, not even the team was all "All Americans" - good number of 'Brits (many friends of mine) played for that team regularly...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-10-2009, 04:07 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 21,046
Posted By stevedavidson
oooo great thread. good pics too! ...

oooo great thread.

good pics too!

oakley, uvex, head shots don't count, clothing sewn for tubes - woo hoo

started playing in '83. (26 years ago, yepper deedee)

PGPs without a pump!
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-30-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,944
Posted By stevedavidson
Ever seen that Dodge Ball movie? Remeber...

Ever seen that Dodge Ball movie? Remeber "Patches" training method?

If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball...

That's kind of what like playing back in he old days was like...
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-30-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,944
Posted By stevedavidson
New patch

12407

Starting a bit early but - if you are in the NH area, I'm starting to look for players.
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-30-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,603
Posted By stevedavidson
poll up regarding tech on 68caliber. please...

poll up regarding tech on 68caliber.

please go and take it so that we can begin to refine the audience for this thing and settle in on some standards.

I think that gravity feed only is def...
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-30-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,603
Posted By stevedavidson
Already talking to one field owner out your way! ...

Already talking to one field owner out your way! (very enthusiastic too)
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-30-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,558
Posted By stevedavidson
A true test will be to see if other watering...

A true test will be to see if other watering holes suddenly change their opinion...

The "body" in question regarding safety is, I believe, the ASTM. They're the ones with the existing standards....
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-29-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,944
Posted By stevedavidson
a few more patches here ...

a few more patches here (http://68caliber.com/?page_id=5429/team-patches/)
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-26-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,603
Posted By stevedavidson
how's about 20 cents per ball, sold in 10 round...

how's about 20 cents per ball, sold in 10 round cigar tubes...?
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-25-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,603
Posted By stevedavidson
Guys - as Hollywood said, ALL of the input is...

Guys - as Hollywood said, ALL of the input is appreciated and is being heeded.

Please (please!) present your issues and concerns in as forceful a manner as you wish, but don't make the mistake of...
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-23-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,603
Posted By stevedavidson
Meph, we're responding to commentary by...

Meph,

we're responding to commentary by folks who took the time to comment:

no classes - because this IS about fun first and we know that the only way to get skilled at paintball is to go out...
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-22-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,603
Posted By stevedavidson
well - here are some draft details. You tell me...

well - here are some draft details. You tell me if "letting folks do what they want and develop their own culture" is in there or not

NPL Draft Outline of League Operations...
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-22-2009, 05:47 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,603
Posted By stevedavidson
? Ummm, when has the site ever been about...

?

Ummm, when has the site ever been about traffic? or was that a joke?
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-20-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,603
Posted By stevedavidson
guys, you are part of the voice of taking...

guys,

you are part of the voice of taking this industry back to where it needs to go - fun first.

I hear what you are saying, but please take things with a bit of salt and realize that in order...
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-19-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,603
Posted By stevedavidson
any fellow traveller is welcome. the rules...

any fellow traveller is welcome.

the rules are being written to allow for games of multiple variety on multiple terrain types - though we all do feel very strongly that if you really want to learn...
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-18-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,603
Posted By stevedavidson
home field advantage thoughts; true,...

home field advantage thoughts;

true, original NPPL worked as Hollywood said; however, one of the things that screwed us up was giving points to the reffing teams as if they had played a game (and...
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-17-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,603
Posted By stevedavidson
I think it is going to go. folks behind the...

I think it is going to go. folks behind the scenes are already legion (and legendary) and the number of signups for the SL-68 giveaway blew me away.

but what was really amazing was, after 4 views...
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-17-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,603
Posted By stevedavidson
New Pump League Forming

New pump league starting. details here (http://68caliber.com/?p=5386)

68caliber is the designated official 'news site' and disseminator of information about the new league, but of course MCB is...
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-05-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By stevedavidson
when 62 cal were used side-by-side with 68 cal...

when 62 cal were used side-by-side with 68 cal (during the days when Tippmann's SMG was still around), the field limits were:

68 caliber - 300 fps
62/60 caliber - 325 fps

those were based on...
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-21-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,362
Posted By stevedavidson
How about looking at it from the - I play every...

How about looking at it from the - I play every weekend pov (and travel to compete at events)

say that your 'season is 40 weeks out of the year

40 weekends x 1.5 cases per day x 2 days each...
Forum: Rare and Old 02-27-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,118
Posted By stevedavidson
man, if I had known Mark was going to be selling...

man, if I had known Mark was going to be selling his Ghost - you would never have seen it on ebay!

Mark leaves out a few important details: It was the 'Wolves and the Ghost that taught the entire...
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-07-2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 27,735
Posted By stevedavidson
on the language thing: I'm totally of the...

on the language thing:

I'm totally of the same opinion regarding words as has been articulated by social commentators like Lenny Bruce, George Carlin and Lewis Black.

There is no such thing as...
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-07-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 27,735
Posted By stevedavidson
I've got no dog in this fight. I'm happily...

I've got no dog in this fight. I'm happily house-husbanding and writing fiction these days, doing my science fiction blog (crotchetyoldfan) and my link aggregation page (the classic science fiction...
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-06-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 27,735
Posted By stevedavidson
No - you should do what you think is appropriate...

No - you should do what you think is appropriate for your business and yourself. I try to regulate my personal language and subjects of discussion based on the group I am with: when I'm with...
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-03-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 27,735
Posted By stevedavidson
For what its worth, I fully support what Mike is...

For what its worth, I fully support what Mike is doing.

I don't have a problem with his language one bit; ever watch Eddie Murphy or George Carlin? Its called social commentary and, as Carlin put...
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