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Forum: The Dead Zone 05-16-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 894
Posted By Steed
Yeah there's no way I'd go Regimental while...

Yeah there's no way I'd go Regimental while playing. Between the lack of restrain and control on the banger and spuds the idea of sliding and having nothing between mother nature's fury and my...
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-20-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Steed
Hoses are the weak point. You'll run into issues...

Hoses are the weak point. You'll run into issues depending on the configuration of the valve though. With a PSI that high actuating the valve will become more difficult that and if not held in place...
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-03-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,021
Posted By Steed
Really? He's 4... I can understand getting him...

Really? He's 4... I can understand getting him something like Daddy's but come on man. If you're into guns and want your kid to learn right do you get him a S&W Buffalo or 1911?

JT makes products...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-29-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,510
Posted By Steed
Actually the GT 86/BRZ blew sales goal...

Actually the GT 86/BRZ blew sales goal expectations out of the water when it was released it's only recently that sales are tampering and considering the platform hit 5 years, that's about right. If...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-27-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,510
Posted By Steed
Like Doc said it's about money and return on...

Like Doc said it's about money and return on investment. Most guys that have the capability to do small batch production are doing cockers right now. Smaller manufactures are focusing on generational...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-09-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,059
Posted By Steed
To add to this, there is a difference between...

To add to this, there is a difference between warm and hot. Warm in the case of tank means a temperature high enough that frost does not form on the tank. Hot would mean a temperature at which CO2...
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 01-09-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By Steed
I've covered about half a dozen events at...

I've covered about half a dozen events at Sherwood but haven't been able to get up their to actually play, which sucks. I want to try and hit up one of their games at some point this year.

I'm in...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-09-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,059
Posted By Steed
One last one, if you buy winter paint USE IT!...

One last one, if you buy winter paint USE IT! Don't take it home with you to play with next cause if it isn't freezing that paint sucks, like bouncing off hard bunkers sucks.
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 01-06-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By Steed
Adding White River to my search.

Adding White River to my search.
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 01-04-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By Steed
Yeah I've been told to avoid splatter park by...

Yeah I've been told to avoid splatter park by many since I moved to the state so I'm probably going to set that as my lowest option.

As for Country's games I've been to several, worked 2 and...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-04-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,059
Posted By Steed
I'm thinking about actually playing this...

I'm thinking about actually playing this winter... First time in years but I need to play.
Hand warmers are your friends, every pocket gets on and toss a set in your boots. Buy winter paint if...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-04-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,284
Posted By Steed
As it's own game 50 cal seems to be a good step...

As it's own game 50 cal seems to be a good step into paintball and for indoor play. I wonder how the paint handles at higher fps, like a higher impact option without making the full move to .68....
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 12-29-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By Steed
Ohio Valley Scenario/Big Games ?

So thought I'd kick over a few stones and see if you guys couldn't help me find some big games for this up coming year.

I'm in Southern Ohio which is pretty dry as far as big games and scenarios...
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-18-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By Steed
This needs to be stickied, cause clearly Mithuna...

This needs to be stickied, cause clearly Mithuna isn't going to be for a while.
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-09-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 18,901
Posted By Steed
What was that spec ops sniper platform they made...

What was that spec ops sniper platform they made off the Tac-One? Why not use a tube like that and add a slot to load from the receiver?
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-03-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 18,901
Posted By Steed
You magnificent bastard. Ok from a guy who...

You magnificent bastard.

Ok from a guy who knows manufacturing I'd highly recommend you get in touch with Simon at Inception Designs to handle or help with your manufacturing. You've already got a...
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-24-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Steed
The shells would be easy enough to scan and print...

The shells would be easy enough to scan and print but the boards are an issue. They weren't complex by any means but finding a fitting replacement is a struggle. Really for the effort one would be...
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-12-2017, 03:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,981
Posted By Steed
I still can't believe that the 50 Cal push was...

I still can't believe that the 50 Cal push was nearly 10 years ago... Man I'm getting old.
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-01-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,981
Posted By Steed
The size of .68 +/- .01, if I'm not mistaken is...

The size of .68 +/- .01, if I'm not mistaken is an apology of mass vs drag and energy loss. I'm pretty sure Tom Kaye came to that when he helped with the FN303, hence them using a .68 project,...
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-12-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 16,261
Posted By Steed
Fields don't make money on paint. Ok not all...

Fields don't make money on paint. Ok not all fields, the major enterprises do because their facilities warrant it but the average field got into the paint price wars in the late 90's early 00's. They...
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-08-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 16,261
Posted By Steed
This thread is a bit all over the place by the...

This thread is a bit all over the place by the time you get to the end...

To kind of go with some of the original topic, bad business is bad business. If you don't fully understand your product,...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-20-2016, 05:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,293
Posted By Steed
Most of the MOLLE vests that Google kicked out...

Most of the MOLLE vests that Google kicked out and that Valken are making lack the inner band and most of Valken's stuff was out of stock anyway. None of the major manufacturers have Vests in their...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-19-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,293
Posted By Steed
Have Tac Vests gone the way of custom marker?

So my Dad and I played yesterday for the first time this year and to start a new tradition of playing on Father's Day, or restart I don't but since it was my first Father's Day we decided this should...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-04-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By Steed
Shouting typically works better, a noise might...

Shouting typically works better, a noise might cause a twitch reaction, yelling photographer would be safer.

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Forum: The Dead Zone 05-04-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By Steed
Few things. 1. You will get shot. 2. Your...

Few things.

1. You will get shot.
2. Your camera will get shot.
3. If you want good photos, prepared to get shot.
4. Wear anything yellow/orange that's reflective and make sure it's of decent...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-18-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,015
Posted By Steed
I feel like we should be playing taps or folding...

I feel like we should be playing taps or folding a flag or something. It is kind of hard to see that the first generation is all but gone either from the mortal coil or just out of the sport.

Pop...
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-08-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,521
Posted By Steed
No, mag feed is out since the gas line is going...

No, mag feed is out since the gas line is going up the center and I don't think Tac or RAP4 has much left in them to try and push more conversions since they maybe winding those done completely.
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-08-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,521
Posted By Steed
Wow... So pretty much, "Just get what ever...

Wow...

So pretty much, "Just get what ever you can to the molder and use the spare parts inventory."

"But boss it's mostly all the old TM stuff that never sold. Shouldn't we use some of...
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-05-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,598
Posted By Steed
The last I heard is that the ASTM is starting a...

The last I heard is that the ASTM is starting a study on none spherical rounds and will update the standard once they come to a conclusion.
How long that'll take we don't know.
Technically FSR...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-19-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,297
Posted By Steed
Funny you put this up. Out of the blue I decided...

Funny you put this up. Out of the blue I decided to look around today since my ADD is not helping this week.

**** everyone is gone, it's like left behind or the walking dead out there. Even newer...
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-21-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,161
Posted By Steed
According to the seller they TiPX they're using...

According to the seller they TiPX they're using fires over 300fps so I'm guessing they're a special order from Tippman. After all TB has made a good amount of money from selling the LL version of the...
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 07-21-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,810
Posted By Steed
I love country, I've been going there since they...

I love country, I've been going there since they opened and have even worked on and off for a few years but I have to say, that will be my last big game there. I'll keep playing at the field because...
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 06-22-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,810
Posted By Steed
True, getting stuck in the parking lot (read...

True, getting stuck in the parking lot (read grass field) did really suck last game...

Well at least it's not August and the woods are usually good for a solid 5 degree cool swing. I'll definitely...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-21-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6,344
Views: 217,817
Posted By Steed
He once met a woman in a bar in Tulsa, a charming...

He once met a woman in a bar in Tulsa, a charming redhead that went by the name Celeste and judging by her accent she wasn't from around those parts. He was more than just a little intrigued by the...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-21-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,238
Posted By Steed
I'd say someplace fun with good people, maybe...

I'd say someplace fun with good people, maybe Sherwood Forest or CPX and some time in the fall, above 60 below 80. Probably a scenario but old school style, costumes, over the top story and players....
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-19-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 8,206
Posted By Steed
Like I said it's a general rule of thumb (I did...

Like I said it's a general rule of thumb (I did say that didn't I?). ASTM isn't concerned with rules of play, only safety. The only other variation I've heard about is a splatter mark is from a...
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 06-19-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,810
Posted By Steed
Hate how Bob's game is in the middle of freaking...

Hate how Bob's game is in the middle of freaking July but I'll be there this year barring financial or knee issues.
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-19-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 8,206
Posted By Steed
I think that's the general rule of thumb yes. ...

I think that's the general rule of thumb yes.

Does .50 leave that much of a mark, anyone know? OR should I not bring up that failure in this conversation?
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-19-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 961
Posted By Steed
Cops911 had a Caster Troy holster back in the day...

Cops911 had a Caster Troy holster back in the day that was pretty bad ***. Wit the way some guys are carrying mags for mag fed play I figure that kind of set-up would be kind of practical now.
I my...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-19-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 8,206
Posted By Steed
Actually no rule six or seven would be leaving a...

Actually no rule six or seven would be leaving a mark roughly the size of a quarter, a bb doesn't have enough volume to leave a mark as generally defined.
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