mcarterbrown.com  

Showing results 1 to 40 of 400
Search took 0.44 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: uv_halo
Forum: First Strike 07-04-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,977
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: 2,132
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: 440
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: 611
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: 823
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: 823
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: 823
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: 602
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: 602
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: 13,445
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: 10
Views: 743
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: 10
Views: 743
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: 10
Views: 743
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: 1,532
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: 144
Views: 9,547
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: 662
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...
Forum: First Strike 01-25-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By uv_halo
New Less-Lethal Projectile design from First Strike / Pepperball?

So, I've recently learned a couple things:

Pepperball and First Strike now appear to be parts of the same business entity, based on the fact that they are using the same address and selling the...
Forum: First Strike 01-16-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,108
Posted By uv_halo
Thanks- I remember that one. Not an ideal test...

Thanks- I remember that one. Not an ideal test to compare the performance of different markers but, that wasn't it's intent. I saw the ASTM data here. I believe Lou Arthur posted it.

In my...
Forum: First Strike 01-16-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,108
Posted By uv_halo
Your theory about the sellout of existing...

Your theory about the sellout of existing inventory makes sense, especially if they were having them made in batches. I didn't even know that they had released them.

Do you know where he has been...
Forum: First Strike 01-16-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,108
Posted By uv_halo
I don't know just yet if these barrels will be...

I don't know just yet if these barrels will be flying off the shelves. They need to get onto the market for non SAR owners.



This is really why we (the playing community) need serious and...
Forum: First Strike 01-14-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,108
Posted By uv_halo
I'd be surprised if Carmatech had any agreement...

I'd be surprised if Carmatech had any agreement with MCS given that Carmatech arranged for that barrel before MCS acquired Hammerhead, IIRC.

Several years ago, I talked to the founder of...
Forum: First Strike 01-13-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,108
Posted By uv_halo
I don't believe there has been any rigorous and...

I don't believe there has been any rigorous and documented testing of the 20" barrel. It's fairly hard to get ahold of unless you got it with a Carmatech. I believe Carmatech published some outdoor...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-12-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,342
Posted By uv_halo
I've never used .50 but, I predicted how they...

I've never used .50 but, I predicted how they would perform in regards to ballistics before they came back to market. They'll have a shorter range but, a player can carry and fire a lot more of them...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-11-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,298
Posted By uv_halo
First Strike Rounds are the projectile for me...

First Strike Rounds are the projectile for me but, admittedly, I haven't played in some time due to the whole insurance debacle which is just now starting to get sorted out.
Forum: Ask The Experts 01-11-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By uv_halo
From my recollection, all white bodies (assuming...

From my recollection, all white bodies (assuming you mean actual white vice raw aluminum) for Ions were a rare thing if ever actually manufactured. All of the aftermarket bodies were aluminum and...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-11-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,298
Posted By uv_halo
You caught/taught me there- I've been only...

You caught/taught me there- I've been only considering AC, SP and A5 thread patterns for which what I said is true. At some point, they did (and still offer) .681 in Phantom thread.

They used to...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-11-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,298
Posted By uv_halo
I would consider anything smaller than .684 as...

I would consider anything smaller than .684 as small bore but, the last I saw, (I stopped shooting regular paint some time ago) you need bore sizes in the .67x range to cover today's smaller paint. ...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-11-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,298
Posted By uv_halo
That's just it- LAPCO does not sell any...

That's just it- LAPCO does not sell any small-bore barrels. If you want a barrel from LAPCO in small bore, you need to get the Tightstick. Further, LAPCO does not sell any one-piece, step-bored...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-03-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By uv_halo
The Spiritual Ancestors of the Paintball Gun

I remember someone posted a pic of these some time ago in reference to paintball's history. Well, here is a great review of actual pieces courtesy of a favorite channel of mine: Forgotten Weapons.
...
Forum: First Strike 12-20-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By uv_halo
Check the replies to my News announcement for...

Check the replies to my News announcement for some interesting reading.
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-16-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By uv_halo
I think you're misstating and/or misunderstanding...

I think you're misstating and/or misunderstanding the role of the ASTM. The ASTM never said Monster Balls were okay. They published a performance and composition standard that paintballs should...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-15-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By uv_halo
What the hell is with the layers? "Inner...

What the hell is with the layers? "Inner Diaphragm Layer", "Frame Diaphragm Layer," and "Polymeric Outer Layer"? What do all of these supposedly existant layers provide given that the storage and...
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-04-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,506
Posted By uv_halo
Just a few thoughts after having a Low Pressure...

Just a few thoughts after having a Low Pressure 98C some time ago:

I had a stock Tippmann 98C that I bought specifically for the Flatline upgrade. I immediately upgraded it with the Low Pressure...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-04-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,933
Posted By uv_halo
DOH!!! I forgot and thought this was a 3K tank. ...

DOH!!! I forgot and thought this was a 3K tank. Nevermind!
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-04-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,933
Posted By uv_halo
Nothing to see here. Move along :P

Nothing to see here. Move along :P
Forum: First Strike 11-09-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,795
Posted By uv_halo
On what basis do you say this?

On what basis do you say this?
Forum: Ask The Experts 11-02-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By uv_halo
Even if paintball barrels flexed on the order of...

Even if paintball barrels flexed on the order of magnitude that real steel barrels do, paintballs are still inaccurate enough to mask that influence.
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-02-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 892
Posted By uv_halo
I got the one that's listed as the "Amazon...

I got the one that's listed as the "Amazon Choice" but, I didn't get mine there. The listings with "V2+" 3rd Gen", etc can be a little misleading as they aren't often technically UV-5Rs (aside from...
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-01-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 892
Posted By uv_halo
I've revised it as above, in red. Note, just...

I've revised it as above, in red. Note, just for clarity, FRS and GMRS are UHF radios restricted to just the frequencies for FRS and GMRS.
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-01-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 892
Posted By uv_halo
That would be unlawful usage of GMRS if you (or...

That would be unlawful usage of GMRS if you (or someone in your immediate family) didn't have a license (as on that radio, you can only switch to high power on the GMRS frequencies). While it's...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 400

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:53 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO
© MCB Network LLC