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Forum: New To The Sport 06-14-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,374
Posted By drg
I don't see much of that. On stuff like kneepads,...

I don't see much of that. On stuff like kneepads, protection is usually pretty high on the list (mobility is usually the foremost IMO) and bouncing is a consideration. Pads are meant to protect while...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-14-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,207
Posted By drg
Scratch scratch. :scratch: Living south of...

Scratch scratch. :scratch:

Living south of the tropic of cancer, I have yet to find a natural material cooler than synthetic materials designed for cooling. I think to get the durability we need...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-14-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,569
Posted By drg
Yes definitely, any gun recently worked on sees...

Yes definitely, any gun recently worked on sees the field ASAP.
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-14-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,207
Posted By drg
I don't get it, aren't synthetics potentially...

I don't get it, aren't synthetics potentially cooler than natural fibers?
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-14-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,569
Posted By drg
I usually take 2 guns, my main mQ pump...

I usually take 2 guns, my main mQ pump (halfblock) and either a backup mQ pump (Jackal body), a backup mechanical pump (STO 02), a pistol (Tiberius or formerly Sidekick) or my Cocker (Turtle mQ...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-13-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 19,262
Posted By drg
well my point of course. for people who started...

well my point of course. for people who started in the late 80s-early 90s like us, we saw how the game changed with the advent of semi. IMO THAT was the real change in the sport, not any particular...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-12-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 19,262
Posted By drg
Then again your guns are all abominations to...

Then again your guns are all abominations to him...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-12-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By drg
eBlade frames are the only ones without...

eBlade frames are the only ones without modification
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-12-2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By drg
That board works great for mq pump and the price...

That board works great for mq pump and the price is right!
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-11-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By drg
Ok then the left one is a spyder/trilogy/black...

Ok then the left one is a spyder/trilogy/black magic type valve, the right is an 11/16 universal mQ body. The hole in the bottom should be large, not just a pin like the other one.
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-11-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By drg
Is the left one this? ...

Is the left one this?
http://www.kajohnson.com/images/uvbody1.jpg
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-11-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By drg
Guess it's another turtle valve then, just...

Guess it's another turtle valve then, just different material. Note I edited the post above with the Rat II. http://www.mcarterbrown.com/ravi/Articles/PCRIarticles/PCRI_RATII.html
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-11-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By drg
Middle left is a Turtle valve. What does the...

Middle left is a Turtle valve. What does the upper left valve's seal look like? I presume it is missing a spring on the tail end?

The upper right thing might be a dialer type velocity adjuster...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-11-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,140
Posted By drg
Oh yeah, forgot about those. Had a feeling the...

Oh yeah, forgot about those. Had a feeling the weren't "matte" enough to be lapcos. Darn lol
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-11-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By drg
Haven't heard otherwise, have no reason to doubt....

Haven't heard otherwise, have no reason to doubt. SD is a class outfit.
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-11-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,140
Posted By drg
Sweet setup, are those lapco battlegrips?

Sweet setup, are those lapco battlegrips?
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-11-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By drg
Sweetspot pressure then lower main spring tension...

Sweetspot pressure then lower main spring tension or raise valve spring tension
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-11-2011, 03:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,140
Posted By drg
Nope, but then again neither does AT, barrel...

Nope, but then again neither does AT, barrel porting, more than 1 ball in the stack, drop-out changers, etc.
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-11-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,140
Posted By drg
Consider running regged ...

Consider running regged ...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-11-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 634
Posted By drg
I'd say reconsider the 12g ... gonna have a ton...

I'd say reconsider the 12g ... gonna have a ton of them strewn around your field.
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 06-10-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,496
Posted By drg
Apologies folks, while it doesn't really amount...

Apologies folks, while it doesn't really amount to anything in practice, for the sake of accuracy: the mQ seals are 80 durometer, which is the original mQ1 spec. I got confused a while back between...
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-09-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,127
Posted By drg
Yeah liquid around these parts was thought of as...

Yeah liquid around these parts was thought of as a huge no-no and with rather ... temperate climate ... it just never was seen as needed.
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-09-2011, 03:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,127
Posted By drg
Yeah around these parts siphons were rare. But...

Yeah around these parts siphons were rare. But some people used them, they just never really seemed to accomplish anything. And sprayed a lot of snow around.
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-09-2011, 03:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,096
Posted By drg
blam!!! blam!!!

blam!!! blam!!!
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-06-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,098
Posted By drg
Hmm I don't get this too much, then again most of...

Hmm I don't get this too much, then again most of the time on the fields I usually play, high misses are fairly rare (I rarely go over the top of bunkers) and field awareness kind of tells you by...
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-06-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,098
Posted By drg
Good point about shooting when they are shooting....

Good point about shooting when they are shooting. It also pays to not hit the bunker if you miss the player. Easier said than done most of the time but a clean miss will often leave a player clueless...
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-06-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,098
Posted By drg
It is very bad if he's a newer player and they...

It is very bad if he's a newer player and they are experienced. The 2:1 odds is far more significant a concern than the type of guns those players use.



Be that as it may, that is the situation...
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-06-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,098
Posted By drg
I think people are ignoring the 2:1 odds in their...

I think people are ignoring the 2:1 odds in their advice ...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-06-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 19,262
Posted By drg
Sorry for the necro but I just wanted to put a...

Sorry for the necro but I just wanted to put a bow on this with some hard evidence that what was called the "oil can loader" in the industry in the late 80s-early 90s was the round loader.
...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-06-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,331
Posted By drg
All I can say is, you guys is wusses if you...

All I can say is, you guys is wusses if you overheat in CANADA with pads on. :P
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-06-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,127
Posted By drg
That's right, the memory is getting hitchy after...

That's right, the memory is getting hitchy after all these years. When I got my first Automag (level 5) in 92 it was a completely different paintball stint than when uniregs were popular in in the...
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 06-06-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By drg
Is that eigen a v1 or v2?

Is that eigen a v1 or v2?
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 06-06-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,496
Posted By drg
Bump.

Bump.
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-06-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,127
Posted By drg
Production regulators for paintball.

Production regulators for paintball.
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-06-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,331
Posted By drg
Do your arms touch the ground when you crawl? :p

Do your arms touch the ground when you crawl? :p
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-06-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,127
Posted By drg
Good point, I should clarify: I am talking about...

Good point, I should clarify: I am talking about regulating the firing pressure.



Wasn't the AIR valve based on or similar to the extant Air America Uni-reg?
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-06-2011, 12:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,331
Posted By drg
Yep crawling on woods/recball fields (as opposed...

Yep crawling on woods/recball fields (as opposed to turf/nice grass) can scratch up the forearms pretty good, even if you have a jersey with some padding there.

A person who doesn't see the need...
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-05-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,127
Posted By drg
History exercise: First paintball regulator?

What, to your knowledge, was the first paintball regulator? When was it introduced?
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 06-05-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By drg
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: WGP 06-05-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 652
Posted By drg
New-style Kaner .682 14" Nice-looking, quiet...

New-style Kaner .682 14"
Nice-looking, quiet and long control bore (relatively)
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