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Forum: The Dead Zone 07-24-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,050
Posted By CJOttawa
There was a thread in the Member's Only Chat...

There was a thread in the Member's Only Chat titled "Where'd everybody go?"

In response to the question posted by that title, here's was my response:



Regarding field owners: yes, most would...
Forum: Featuring Death 07-18-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By CJOttawa
I used to live in Montreal and looked for a...

I used to live in Montreal and looked for a similar business there. You'd think it would exist in a city 3.5x the size of Ottawa...nope.

If you're in the area, it's worth a stop.

Really though,...
Forum: Featuring Death 07-18-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By CJOttawa
PSA: Ottawa Fastener Supply

I figure some (most?) of you know about this but for those who don't:

In Ottawa, if you ever need hardware for paintball markers OFS - Ottawa Fastener Supply (http://www.ottawafastenersupply.com/)...
Forum: Featuring Death 07-18-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 238
Posted By CJOttawa
In Ottawa, if you ever need hardware for...

In Ottawa, if you ever need hardware for paintball markers:

OFS - Ottawa Fastener Supply (http://www.ottawafastenersupply.com/)

A few cents a bolt and you can get regular steel, stainless, some...
Forum: Featuring Death 07-02-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By CJOttawa
There's no exemption for day trips; $200 is for...

There's no exemption for day trips; $200 is for overnight stays.

Source: Travellers - Residents Returning to Canada (http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/travel-voyage/ifcrc-rpcrc-eng.html), "Paying duty...
Forum: Featuring Death 06-28-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By CJOttawa
Canada Post strike looming; factor a courier into...

Canada Post strike looming; factor a courier into your shipping costs.
Forum: CCI 06-15-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 483
Posted By CJOttawa
Nish got it. I'd add: CCI internals are...

Nish got it.

I'd add: CCI internals are pretty much the pinnacle of Nelson guts; the whole reason for all the aftermarket crap was to improve old Nelson markers... 007's etc.

The barrel-shaped...
Forum: The Yard Sale 05-21-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By CJOttawa
I forgot about this existed:...

I forgot about this existed: https://www.reddit.com/r/GearTrade

You might have luck posting there, if you haven't already.
Forum: The Yard Sale 05-19-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By CJOttawa
Truly did not expect to see any ultralight...

Truly did not expect to see any ultralight (http://www.reddit.com/r/ultralight) backpacking gear posted here on MCB. Tarptent gear rates extremely well.
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-17-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By CJOttawa
The above is a good thing. For future: ...

The above is a good thing.

For future:

1) always use a credit card to pay for online purchases, even through PayPal
2) make a claim with your credit card company; let them sort it out
...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-13-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,139
Posted By CJOttawa
Small indoor fields work, if they're multi-level...

Small indoor fields work, if they're multi-level and well maintained.

Honestly though, **** the paintball aspect; just open an airsoft indoor field. No cleaning up paint, no slippery-as-****...
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-04-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By CJOttawa
Whiskey Two Four (http://www.wtfidea.com/) I...

Whiskey Two Four (http://www.wtfidea.com/)

I was using them to have custom DBD gear produced (stock class, primarily). NEVER had an issue; super easy to deal with, top-notch quality (extra...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-03-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By CJOttawa
Wear bright orange clothing, preferably a...

Wear bright orange clothing, preferably a gigantic hat or other conspicuous identifier and BRIEF ALL THE PLAYERS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE GAME. I've seen some photographers carrying a bright umbrella...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-23-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 639
Posted By CJOttawa
Every paintball marker does one thing: launches...

Every paintball marker does one thing: launches imperfect, 0.68-inch gelatin spheres at speeds less than 300fps.

No paintball marker has any need to: dissipate recoil, or heat.

Making them...
Forum: New To The Sport 02-23-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,024
Posted By CJOttawa
Yes, I grabbed raw data, taking deliberate,...

Yes, I grabbed raw data, taking deliberate, spaced shots (so as not to chill the compressed gas source) and wrote down the speed of each shot.

I agree on seams being an issue. It was the...
Forum: New To The Sport 02-22-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,024
Posted By CJOttawa
Yes, absolutely. One thing: **** paint is...

Yes, absolutely.

One thing: **** paint is ****. Ditch the rec-level paint and only buy the highest end of the highest end. Oblong paint will suck, even if you weigh and size it.

Also, your...
Forum: New To The Sport 02-22-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,024
Posted By CJOttawa
Chiming in here: When I played, I had a...

Chiming in here:

When I played, I had a RadarChron ROF to verify speed. (it did min-max spread).

I used to measure paint across two axis (seam and "not seam") and sort by size. I had a 2nd...
Forum: Featuring Death 01-24-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By CJOttawa
Indoor Airsoft Smith's Falls, anyone?

Was a the OPS store the other day and Brian mentioned there was an indoor airsoft venue in Smith's Falls. Sounded interesting and they rent gear.

Anyone up for a day trip? I've never played but...
Forum: Featuring Death 01-15-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 569
Posted By CJOttawa
Contents: "Sporting Goods - Paintball" is good. ...

Contents: "Sporting Goods - Paintball" is good.

Cost to ship via USPS is at least $30 ish. If it's a marker valued over $100, pay for tracking and added insurance to the actual sale amount or...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-08-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 10,036
Posted By CJOttawa
I remember the moment, as an experience player, I...

I remember the moment, as an experience player, I came to the same conclusion as the thread title.

I was playing an awesome, CQB-style indoor field with a bunch of walk-ons. From across the field,...
Forum: Featuring Death 01-02-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By CJOttawa
https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/...

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Forum: Tippmann 12-23-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By CJOttawa
"LePage Super Poly Strippa," though I'm sure...

"LePage Super Poly Strippa," though I'm sure there are other brands.

It's very harsh methylated spirit gel that will blister paint off. Do NOT get it on ANYTHING made of plastic, including...
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-13-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 596
Posted By CJOttawa
I'm going to emphasize this: &^%$. SINGLE....

I'm going to emphasize this:

&^%$. SINGLE. PANE. LENSES.

I'm unfamiliar with the current V-Force line but I hated them when they were single-pane only; fog-city, even fresh out of the box with...
Forum: Feedback 12-07-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By CJOttawa
Thumbs up CJOttawa Feedback

If we've done business, I'd love to hear your feedback!
Forum: Feedback 12-05-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,734
Posted By CJOttawa
HUGE thanks to GanonsGrin for his assist with a...

HUGE thanks to GanonsGrin for his assist with a cross-border shipping issue! He got the parcel set to another MCB member in my area who then got it across the border for me!

To be clear: nothing...
Forum: Feedback 12-05-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,326
Posted By CJOttawa
A big two thumbs up to DashHopes for his assist...

A big two thumbs up to DashHopes for his assist with a cross-border shipping issue! Parcel got picked up, and set to me with tracking. :)
Forum: Featuring Death 01-19-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By CJOttawa
Pump MiniMag with a horizontal feed frame? (they...

Pump MiniMag with a horizontal feed frame? (they were floating around)
Forum: Featuring Death 07-11-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,042
Posted By CJOttawa
We need to be LESS tolerant. I'll back that...

We need to be LESS tolerant.

I'll back that up: the high rate-of-fire electro shooters will scare people off. All it takes a single electro shooter overshooting someone in a single game to have a...
Forum: Featuring Death 07-09-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By CJOttawa
Nicholson #50 Pattern Maker's rasp, available at...

Nicholson #50 Pattern Maker's rasp, available at Lee Valley. Each tooth is hand raised before the metal is hardened and it cuts so cleanly that, once you get the hang of technique, you almost don't...
Forum: Featuring Death 06-19-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 608
Posted By CJOttawa
FYI, ICO 12-grams are typically about >10%...

FYI, ICO 12-grams are typically about >10% "overfull" which is FANTASTIC for shot count. (tuned for 40 shots on a twelvie? you get 4 extra shots!)

They are also: food grade (no grease or other...
Forum: Featuring Death 06-03-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By CJOttawa
Yup. I see this ALL THE TIME downtown. I WATCH...

Yup. I see this ALL THE TIME downtown. I WATCH people bump into other cars and just drive off. (if I get a plate, I'll leave a note on the windshield of the victim)

You bought a late model used,...
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