Paintball players up in here?

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  1. ManuelB

    ManuelB Guitar maniac

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    Are any Paintball gunners in here?!
    I for myself play Paintball in my freetime and this sport now grows and grows a lot here in germany.

    Where do you play, in which position... or do you even do it professionally?
     
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    guitarister7321 Ibanez

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    I play. Have a Spyder MR-1 that has taken a shit on me. Planning on getting an A-5 when I get some extra cash.

    I play in the woods mostly. I never really played a specific position, but I don't think woodsball has positions, probably more of a speedball thing. I don'y play professionally or anything, just play with friends.
     
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    Tomo009 SS.org Regular

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    I've only played a couple of times, the rules are EXTREMELY strict in Aus, can't play in this state until 18 and to own your own gun has the same laws as a handgun. I want to keep it up and will probably start to get some gear soon, I like speedball and woodsball pretty much the same really. Both are great for different reasons.
     
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    Jontain SS.org Regular

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    Ex Player, used to play tournement ball as a front runner in a local team, was good fun but kind of got out of it after everyone went to uni and it became impossible to organise.

    Started with a Tippmann 98 for woodsball
    Then got an Ion when i started playing matches and upgraded to the invert mini.

    Fun game, kept my kit except for marker and tank (for obvious reasons) may have to go back to it when I have a bit more spare cash.
     
  5. ManuelB

    ManuelB Guitar maniac

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    Having some painters in here is pretty nice.
    I play a Macdev Cyborg with a Dye Rotor... Pretty fast and runs like hell.
    Restrictions are very hard here in Germany, too. You aren't allowed to play and own a marker under the age of 18 here.
     
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    espman Is beardless....

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    I play quite a few scenario games, rules are pretty slack here (just no .43cal markers)
    I'm running an extremely modified BT-4, with a Ninja grey ghost on a remote line, and a Tiberius T8.1 for a sidearm :agreed:
    Gratuitous pics anyone? (sorry, none of the Tiberius)
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    Here's the list of mods:
    Tech T zero kick hammer
    Rufus Dawg bolt/powertube
    Rip clip w/ X7 hopper
    TM-15 Stock
    E-trigger w/rampage board
    Red dot
    Tiberius scope
    Tac light and laser sight
    18" rifled barrel (Rap4)
    Folding foregrip (Rap4)
    Bipod (Rap4)
    Mock silencer (Rap4)
    Rap 4 Sidewinder scope mount
    Rap 4 handguard
    BT M16 Mag/storage compartment
     
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    ManuelB Guitar maniac

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    Whooow nice thing!
    I'm not that into scenario but the speedball and tournament guy... but seeing your badass marker makes me think about playing a scenario game one day!
     
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    Jason Forum MVP

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    I play. I mainly play pump now a days. More fun and way cheaper. :D

    Im currently using a Azodin Kaos pump. :agreed:
     
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    Church2224 Guitar Whore

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    I play with my college club. Currently have a Tippman A5 customized to full auto and a Model 98 I use for woodsball. I am trying to get into it more, but since I also play Airsoft I am trying to balance my budget between the two.
     
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    I have not played in a few years, but I still have my old Tipman 68 carbine. I modified it to run Nitrogen (works much better when playing outside in cold weather) and swapped out the barrel for a rifled barrel. Still, paintball is fun as hell. :yesway:
     
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    leandroab Stay Negativeā„¢

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    I love paintball, but it's not popular here. Very few spots to play and no friends. I have a SP Ion and never fired a single shot (ebay crazy deal) :(
     
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    Tell me I'm not the only one who used to run Speedball/Hyperball? If so, SSO I am disappoint :(
     
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    canuck brian Bowes Guitars Contributor

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    Old school 2k2 Dark angel modded with a predator 5 board. Been a while since i've been on a field, but I played tournament speedball/xball for about 8 years...quit in 2007.
     
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    MFB Banned

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    Brian, I am so jelly. Before I got out of the game, I wanted a SmartParts Shocker and Impulse (back when they looked like the black mailbox)

    Is that a Freak Kit on the barrel?
     
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    canuck brian Bowes Guitars Contributor

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    It's the old school Evil kit with the 16 inch "ultra" tip. It was loud as hell but it cleared in 2 shots every time if the ball ever broke in the gun. I liked the longer barrel because you could push the bunkers with it. I havent' aired it up in years...

    I had one of the old school shoeboxes back in the day, they ruled.

    My fave gun was a Team Strange Impulse in a red to black fade I picked up when they released them. I think i chopped 10 balls in about 40 cases of paint with that thing and didn't bother with a backup during one of my tournament seasons... before i quit i had gone thru about 40 markers....i really missed the days of Autocockers and automags before everything turned into a machine gun. I'm actually trying to put a slide frame cocker together to maybe head out and just play a bit of rec ball for fun. I'll look pretty outdated in my gear. :p
     
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    I haven't checked in on the teams I used to love. Last I saw Dynasty had just gotten their own Shockers made, and then Oli Lang jumped ship over to Bob Long's Ironmen.
     
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    I've got some old school gear (that I :wub: )

    Different barrel, but this is very similar to my old Micromag:

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    canuck brian Bowes Guitars Contributor

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    NICE. My buddy has one of the old school phase one micros. Love em.

    I miss playing, but i'm old and rickety now.
     

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