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Old March 28, 2001, 09:31 AM   #26
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I'll have to take a look at that mask. Is it a wide angle view?
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Old March 28, 2001, 10:45 AM   #27
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Paintball.....

Have you guys thought about getting into the Airsoft game? The guns are more realistic and I am set up as a dealer for 747 imports so I get them at a pretty good price. They hurt about as bad as a paintball does but the training benifits of having the same operations and mag changes as the real thing is what attracted me to it.
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Old March 28, 2001, 11:03 AM   #28
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It looks pretty good, Eh?

Airsoft? Problem with those is that they dont leave visible marks on every hit.
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Old March 28, 2001, 02:00 PM   #29
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Oooohhh... That looks pretty. Hang on to that, I'll try and see if I can make it down to Provo canyon weekend after next.

Airsoft? Never tried it. Do they really hit like a paintball, I thought they were just little yellow b.b.s. I've been hit by some paintballs that really hurt. (Got hit once in the forehead directly over my mask/under my hat from about 10 feet away. Left a silver dollar size bleeding welt for about a week)

That reminds me of a real nasty one. My wife was playing with us, and she was shot from behind in the base of the neck just under her ear. It was the nastiest paint wound I've ever seen, cracked the skin open, blood gushing out. When I saw my wife after that I asked how far away the person who shot her had been, thinking that it had to be like contact distance. Nope, forty feet! We checked the gun that she had been shot with, and sure enough it chronoed at over 450+ f.p.s.!!! The moral of the story, don't screw around with a regulator if you don't know how it works!

Funny, my wife hasn't paintballed since...
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Old March 28, 2001, 04:42 PM   #30
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Yeah - we had a guy blasting over 400 as well. Thats why someone brings a chrony and we speed test before we play. It's honor system, but everyone is pretty honest.
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