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Forum: Mag Fed 10-14-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By uv_halo
Mag Fed (FSR incl.) Bullpups?

So, am I the only one who dreams/wants a MagFed Bullpup? Maybe something based on the EMEK / MG100, and Dye DAM mags?

The obvious benefit would be a shorter overall length (especially with longer...
Forum: First Strike 10-14-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 465
Posted By uv_halo
Fair enough! What is really needed is something...

Fair enough! What is really needed is something to suppress the opposition until you can relocate to another good spot. Pistols don't really fit that bill though. I do fantasize about a platform...
Forum: First Strike 10-14-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 465
Posted By uv_halo
I have long believed that we need paint in that...

I have long believed that we need paint in that kind of shell for secondary 'weapons'. Something that doesn't get used very often but, is a backup for when the primary (i.e. a CCM SSR) is down.
...
Forum: Ask The Experts 10-08-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By uv_halo
Just my thoughts on the subject: Aluminum...

Just my thoughts on the subject:

Aluminum does not corrode on it's own. It does however suffer from galvanic corrosion if it's in electrical contact with another metal (i.e. a steel screw), while...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-04-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,643
Posted By uv_halo
I have an another possible reason: Maybe Nelson...

I have an another possible reason: Maybe Nelson (and / or it's supported industries- cattle and forestry) discussed a necessary volume of paint to produce a satisfactory mark. Then a projectile and...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-02-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 644
Posted By uv_halo
The funniest thing about the histories for...

The funniest thing about the histories for Airsoft and Paintball is that Airsoft was more common here initially and both industries were competing for the same demographic (although abroad it has...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-01-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 644
Posted By uv_halo
The Command Post was mail order store operating...

The Command Post was mail order store operating out of Crestview, FL. Here's a link to a blog from someone who worked for them...
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-20-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 690
Posted By uv_halo
I've never had a problematic hit tothe back of...

I've never had a problematic hit tothe back of the hand or the knuckles. I have had a fair share of hits to my fingers (the area not covered by those) that really smarted before I switched to full...
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-16-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 689
Posted By uv_halo
I used to be a huge Marbs fan, and found regular...

I used to be a huge Marbs fan, and found regular Evil to be a similar if not an inferior product. They were similar enough that I largely found them to be more significantly influenced by the event...
Forum: WTB 09-09-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 61
Posted By uv_halo
WTB SpecOps PB OmniPat Jersey

I'm looking for a Special Ops OmniPat Jersey in Medium (preferred) or large.
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-21-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 788
Posted By uv_halo
I want to clarify that I'm not saying there were...

I want to clarify that I'm not saying there were never any specialized 'factory' or PL options. Just that there were far more folks modifying their guns and they are therefore many times more...
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-20-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 788
Posted By uv_halo
Here's another one in what looks to be that same...

Here's another one in what looks to be that same shade of blue with the letters shaved straight off:
https://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l286/jmiller0009/DSC01558.jpg

Here's another right on this...
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-20-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 788
Posted By uv_halo
Why is everyone dwelling on the letters being...

Why is everyone dwelling on the letters being unpainted. Even if they were fully painted, It's not like they couldn't be sanded and polished...

I used to be fairly active on the Tippmann forums...
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-16-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,290
Posted By uv_halo
As someone who adopted the flatline when it first...

As someone who adopted the flatline when it first came out and used it all the way until the first Apex tip came out, I couldn't disagree more. The Apex adapters deflect the ball downward. The drop...
Forum: Mag Fed 08-02-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,097
Posted By uv_halo
Having used a T9.0 and a T9.1 for FS rounds, I...

Having used a T9.0 and a T9.1 for FS rounds, I can attest there is room for improvement in regards to their feed reliability but, I think they run okay. I must also mention that their mags are...
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-13-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,631
Posted By uv_halo
I'm curious, was that a hit on bare skin or,...

I'm curious, was that a hit on bare skin or, through a jersey, etc?
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-22-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By uv_halo
These rounds were the second incarnation and they...

These rounds were the second incarnation and they never caught on the first time around either. One problem with them though is that the fins add weight to the full size .68 ball so, they would...
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-21-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,992
Posted By uv_halo
I agree with some of the earlier comments in this...

I agree with some of the earlier comments in this thread about getting a zoom lens for an action cam. I set this up some years ago for capturing First Strike hits at longer ranges.

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Forum: Mag Fed 02-18-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By uv_halo
As for the backyard test, They did a pretty good...

As for the backyard test, They did a pretty good job documenting what they did but, unfortunately, it being outdoors, there is a high probability that on scene winds had a negative influence on the...
Forum: Ask The Experts 01-16-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,053
Posted By uv_halo
This is pretty much the core of the story. I...

This is pretty much the core of the story. I will add though that the overall plan included trying to fuel paintball growth in countries that have joule impact limits (i.e. some parts of asia, etc)...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-16-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,828
Posted By uv_halo
I originally had a good post typed up to this and...

I originally had a good post typed up to this and I swore I hit submit but, alas it is not here. That being said, you seem to have largely come to the conclusion I was leading you towards anyways. ...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-13-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,828
Posted By uv_halo
To echo and more explicitly call out what quite a...

To echo and more explicitly call out what quite a few here have been saying: In modern 'woodsball' (smaller, more clear cut fields, with shorter time limits), Ghillie Suits do not really serve their...
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-26-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By uv_halo
When I converted my double trigger Ion frame to a...

When I converted my double trigger Ion frame to a single finger, I removed, flipped and reattached the trigger guard with JB Weld. However, I generally found it best that JB Weld reinforces an...
Forum: Rare, Old Guns 12-21-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,153
Posted By uv_halo
Super nice find!! I've been told that they were...

Super nice find!! I've been told that they were even able to do a demonstration of these rounds at an event but, they didn't perform well enough to justify the limitations of magfed (vs hopper fed)....
Forum: First Strike 07-04-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,371
Posted By uv_halo
This is incorrect. Rifling, if done correctly...

This is incorrect. Rifling, if done correctly (even though not specifically made for FS rounds) does make a difference for FS rounds. This was demonstrated in testing that I supported and...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-11-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,637
Posted By uv_halo
Being the sneaky sort of player, I have a very...

Being the sneaky sort of player, I have a very small number of pictures of myself playing. Of those I have, this by far is my favorite, taken by Gary Baum at Living Legends (3 or 4):
...
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-09-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By uv_halo
Simply, not really. The widest part of the round...

Simply, not really. The widest part of the round is the 'waist' or equator. They don't really compress nearly as much as regular paint so, once you get to the actual bore size, you won't get much...
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-14-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By uv_halo
I'm not clear on just what exactly are you...

I'm not clear on just what exactly are you looking for. Definitions of accuracy? Assuming you're talking about regular paintballs at this point: Theories on what's behind paintball accuracy? ...
Forum: Bug Reports 03-07-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,000
Posted By uv_halo
Cleared the SSL Cache, and deleted my browsing...

Cleared the SSL Cache, and deleted my browsing history and saved files.

It all appears to be working now without problems that I can see.
Forum: Bug Reports 03-07-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,000
Posted By uv_halo
While visiting the forum page...

While visiting the forum page (https://www.mcarterbrown.com/forums/), where there are no pictures being displayed, I'm getting the cert error.

Using IE (not by my choice), I select "View...
Forum: Bug Reports 03-07-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,000
Posted By uv_halo
I'm getting a certificate error that says: "This...

I'm getting a certificate error that says: "This certificate cannot be verified up to a trusted certification authority."
Forum: First Strike 03-01-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 963
Posted By uv_halo
As for drilling holes in the rifling, maybe. ...

As for drilling holes in the rifling, maybe. What is really of concern in the design of the French rifle was what happens to the gasses when they leave the crown and enter the flash hider. The...
Forum: First Strike 02-27-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 963
Posted By uv_halo
Some time ago, I saw an interview with a French...

Some time ago, I saw an interview with a French firearms inventor, and one of the things he learned was that if you timed the flash hider with the grooves, there was an increase in accuracy with...
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-13-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 16,488
Posted By uv_halo
I would've suggested that if I hadn't thought...

I would've suggested that if I hadn't thought that you just were looking forward to the challenge of doing this.

In my opinion, the FN303 is the classic Cadillac of FSR shooters. Sure, it doesn't...
Forum: First Strike 02-09-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,298
Posted By uv_halo
The key thing to realize is that accuracy is a...

The key thing to realize is that accuracy is a relative term. To get the same level of accuracy, round ball players just need to get closer. Conversely, First Strike players can get the round ball...
Forum: First Strike 02-07-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,298
Posted By uv_halo
It will certainly transition through that much...

It will certainly transition through that much like full auto, then electro semi-auto did until the arms race leveled out. It will be price exclusive, more people will pay to get it, then the prices...
Forum: First Strike 02-05-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,298
Posted By uv_halo
Actually, you may not have noticed but, the...

Actually, you may not have noticed but, the projectiles that they are selling under pepperball are not actually First Strike Rounds but, their VXR rounds which, appear to be a modification of the FS...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-31-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,757
Posted By uv_halo
QFT In the early days, red paint was...

QFT



In the early days, red paint was very popular. But for all the reasons Doc mentioned above, it was essentially banned from all commercial fields. It's too hard to manage with essentially...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-26-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,185
Posted By uv_halo
It's really bewildering to me to see this thread...

It's really bewildering to me to see this thread pop up from time to time. On Facebook, they have been occasionally posting new products (like slings for T15s) and such that it makes it look like...
Forum: First Strike 01-25-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 995
Posted By uv_halo
I've directly read the document (to include the...

I've directly read the document (to include the most recently adopted changes) and I can't remember exactly where the weight drops off but, I agree if it's out of weight then it won't pass. That...
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