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Forum: The Dead Zone 07-13-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,487
Posted By DocsMachine
-Yep. Years ago, before I opened my own field,...

-Yep. Years ago, before I opened my own field, our outlaw group invited some Anchorage players down. We usually played gun hits don't count, simply to make the games last a little longer- we only had...
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-12-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 18,214
Posted By DocsMachine
Oh, and just to make things easier: A direct link...

Oh, and just to make things easier: A direct link to the Movie Markers Database (https://www.docsmachine.com/movies/).

Anything that doesn't have a blue link for the show title, if you've got a...
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-12-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 18,214
Posted By DocsMachine
Oh yeah, I'm still trying to keep a running list,...

Oh yeah, I'm still trying to keep a running list, I'm just awfully short on time these days. My TV-watching time is basically nonexistent, let alone the time to search through a show, find the...
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-11-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By DocsMachine
-Back in your day, gravity didn't exist. ...

-Back in your day, gravity didn't exist.

(Sorry, somebody had to do it. :D )

Doc.
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-11-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By DocsMachine
Back in my day, to be really cool, you made your...

Back in my day, to be really cool, you made your gun up to look like a "real" gun- the more realistic it was, the cooler you were.

Back in my day, accessories were the key- the more stuff you...
Forum: WDP 07-11-2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By DocsMachine
Yep. I still have stacks n' stacks of 'em. ...

Yep. I still have stacks n' stacks of 'em.

As far as X-rays, only posters for an E-Blade 'Cocker, an X-Mag, an '03-up Shocker, and an Intimidator. (Hey, it was '04 when I had 'em X-rayed, okay? ...
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-06-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,487
Posted By DocsMachine
-I was wondering when I'd see some finished shots...

-I was wondering when I'd see some finished shots with those bodies. :D

I thought you were gonna Warp feed it, though... I probably assumed that since that's what everyone wants when they ask for...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-29-2018, 03:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 747
Posted By DocsMachine
-It might show that in the patent (I haven't seen...

-It might show that in the patent (I haven't seen it) but it would be impossible to feed the gun in the video that way.

You can see the guy's spring-loaded hopper in action, and it pushed the...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-28-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 747
Posted By DocsMachine
-Probably because that thing's a chop-monster,...

-Probably because that thing's a chop-monster, and takes about an hour to strip and clean. :D



-Hey, if you don't think I wouldn't be building automated shoot-on-sight paintball sentry guns...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-26-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 747
Posted By DocsMachine
Autococking C3. You'll need a longer-throw ram...

Autococking C3. You'll need a longer-throw ram with a larger bore for more force, but that's easy. Tiptoe through a Clippard or Bimba catalog- or even eBay- and you can find all sorts of fun ones.
...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-15-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By DocsMachine
-"National Survival Game" was the trademarked...

-"National Survival Game" was the trademarked name for Bob Gurnsey's original business. He marketed it as "the survival game", by National Survival Game, Inc. The original business plan was to...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-10-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,248
Posted By DocsMachine
To me, an "old school Autococker"... would be a...

To me, an "old school Autococker"... would be a Sniper. :D

Doc.
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-10-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 18,901
Posted By DocsMachine
I hate to be a tease and bring this back up...

I hate to be a tease and bring this back up without anything substantial, but I wanted to update MCB-at-Large about the ongoing progress of the Duke.

To start off with the TL;DR version for those...
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-03-2018, 03:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By DocsMachine
[cracks knuckles] I've been a paintballer...

[cracks knuckles]

I've been a paintballer since before rocks were invented, an avid online paintball participant since early 1996, and I've been running an online store/service since 1998.

I...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-27-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By DocsMachine
I've never tried one, but I can say that from a...

I've never tried one, but I can say that from a design standpoint, something you have to put an extra O-ring in just to make it work properly, is a poor design indeed.

ASAs are not exactly a...
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-22-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By DocsMachine
I would be stunned if anyone had successfully...

I would be stunned if anyone had successfully converted it to anything other than a single-shot .68. It's been many years since I saw one in person, but as I recall, there simply wasn't enough...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-22-2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,875
Posted By DocsMachine
-I'm not sure anyone is explicitly arguing that...

-I'm not sure anyone is explicitly arguing that the Automag is the best piece if engineering, but it is pretty much inarguable that it's a very solid and reliable piece of engineering.

It helped...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-21-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,875
Posted By DocsMachine
-Excuse me? :D First one I ever fired was a...

-Excuse me? :D

First one I ever fired was a Level 5, bought new in the box, bought by a buddy of mine barely six months after they debuted at the Illinois Open in '90.

Doc.
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-18-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By DocsMachine
Each adapter will fit any twistlock body. Right...

Each adapter will fit any twistlock body. Right feed, left feed, centerfeed, powerfeed-left, powerfeed-right and Sydarm. If it takes a twist-lock barrel, my adapter fits it.

Doc.
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-18-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By DocsMachine
Oh yes, I still make adapters. MCB is treating my...

Oh yes, I still make adapters. MCB is treating my links as untrustworthy, but if you manually follow the links in my sig to my store, they can be found there, or on eBay.

Doc.
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-17-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By DocsMachine
-Yep. When I developed the adapters back in '04,...

-Yep. When I developed the adapters back in '04, Spyders were popular and common, and everybody carried spare nubbins.

Then a few years ago, I tried to buy another handful of them for my adapters,...
Forum: Rare, Old Guns 05-15-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By DocsMachine
"May have minor leak, don't have a tank to test...

"May have minor leak, don't have a tank to test it. Sold as-is."

:D

Doc.
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-05-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,552
Posted By DocsMachine
-Be my guest! I'll even waive the customary...

-Be my guest! I'll even waive the customary royalty fee 'cause I'm such a nice guy!

:D

Doc.
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-04-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,552
Posted By DocsMachine
-Not necessarily. "Maps" is a new development,...

-Not necessarily. "Maps" is a new development, sure, but I had renters calling them "bullets", and wanting an accurate gun so they could sit back and play "sniper" back when I ran a field in '96-'98....
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-04-2018, 02:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,552
Posted By DocsMachine
[takes small bow] :D Doc.

[takes small bow]

:D

Doc.
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-04-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,552
Posted By DocsMachine
True story: Our local field (backwater,...

True story:

Our local field (backwater, Alaska) is small and doesn't see a lot of traffic, but it gets enough people to be fun. Our playing season is also pretty short- usually June through early...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-30-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 975
Posted By DocsMachine
-More like 65%. :D Doc.

-More like 65%. :D

Doc.
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-30-2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 975
Posted By DocsMachine
Looks like it's go an Intellifeed mod too. (The...

Looks like it's go an Intellifeed mod too. (The top plug is for a loader control, not for charging.)

For forty bucks? One of the barrels is worth forty bucks. (Although admittedly not much more,...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-26-2018, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By DocsMachine
Mrs. Lowry wore it better. :D ...

Mrs. Lowry wore it better. :D

https://78.media.tumblr.com/34806d3cef8b7f3cf2970c6a7cbd228d/tumblr_nlkercvjBQ1r6rjufo1_500.png

Doc.
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-04-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,231
Posted By DocsMachine
Oldest known date marker? Probably one of the...

Oldest known date marker? Probably one of the 007s, which I think are marked 1987. I have a couple of PGPs that might predate those by a year, but no way to definitively confirm.

Newest? My Empire...
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-02-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By DocsMachine
-The lower one in Lot 11 is mine, yes. As for how...

-The lower one in Lot 11 is mine, yes. As for how many you might have once bought from me, my memory isn't that good. :D

I haven't sold SC harnesses in at least ten or twelve years- local sources...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-02-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By DocsMachine
Actually, I was thinking of something very much...

Actually, I was thinking of something very much like that early on.

Ideally, I was thinking a mini-gauge embedded in the side of the "wrist" of the stock, and a small recess in the butt for a...
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-01-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By DocsMachine
In Lot 4, if it hasn't been mentioned yet, that's...

In Lot 4, if it hasn't been mentioned yet, that's an AKA Sidewinder, not a Palmer's Stabilizer. :D

And the two "QEVs" are not QEVs, they're just 90-degree LP hose nipple fittings.

Doc.
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-18-2018, 02:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By DocsMachine
-I very much suspected that was the case, but FB,...

-I very much suspected that was the case, but FB, while one of the easiest choices, is also one of the worst overall, from a "get the word out" standpoint. (Much moreso than it used to be, FB is...
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-17-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By DocsMachine
Why do people insist on putting things like this...

Why do people insist on putting things like this on freakin' Facebook?!? It's effectively unsearchable, unfinadable from outside FB, the gallery is very poorly suited for comics, and for those not on...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-17-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By DocsMachine
Why does everyone assume that all halfblock parts...

Why does everyone assume that all halfblock parts are 100% interchangeable? :D

Most of the halfblocks, the Fastback included, were not necessarily designed to any standard- that's still not really...
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-12-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,398
Posted By DocsMachine
-Saddest? I checked the link for several pages...

-Saddest? I checked the link for several pages both ways, jumped all the way to the beginning, jumped to the end, didn't see anything about that gun.

What's the story?

Doc.
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-11-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,398
Posted By DocsMachine
How about the amazing DOC 9000! :D Edit:...

How about the amazing DOC 9000! :D

Edit: Whoops, forgot you guys can't see my photos since apparently Painthappy disowned me. :D Instead, click here...
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-11-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,656
Posted By DocsMachine
There have been a couple cases of the tip of the...

There have been a couple cases of the tip of the L10 bolt having a slightly-larger-than-normal seam where the barrel and the nose are pressed and brazed together.

Generally, a light touch with a...
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-10-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 18,901
Posted By DocsMachine
MCB apparently made a change and it would seem...

MCB apparently made a change and it would seem forces all external links to be secure- that is, https, rather than http.

As I've never used https, it's not fully configured on my server- there's a...
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