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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote DeTrevni Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 January 2010 at 2:44am
KEEP JUNK OUT OF THE BARREL.

For the most part, putting any form of anything in your barrel will only decrease accuracy. You want as little interfering with your ball as possible, and certainly no liquid. That said, people used to use Rain-X inside their barrel. I never did this, and have my doubts this trick did anything. I really don't see the need to...

GI JOES SON: Actually, the entire inner surface of the Flatline is textured, so there is no lube. It is, however, overbored and curved. These three factors allow the paintball to grip the top of the barrel as it travels down it, imparting a backspin. This gives it the added distance the Flatty is known for.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mack Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29 January 2010 at 11:31am
Rain-x was not about increased distance, it was about being able to shoot through breaks easier on the older, less well finished, barrels.  It did make a difference for this.  I have never had the urge to do this on any after-market barrel made since the mid-'90s.
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Excellent Post. Answered some questions for me and gave some good info.
Thanks for doing it.
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That was some great information, especially for newbies.
Thanks again.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote TINTIN Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05 August 2010 at 11:40am
just a question, im in s.a and would like to know if the bravo one is a nice gun to start with

the kit costs R1600 for the gogles, marker, hopper and either a 9oZ or 12oZ gas
is that a good deal thanx TINTIN
I Am new to the game! BUT LOVE IT
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This was great, being a total newb to paintball, I found this well written and very informative... thanks for the effort...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Ripper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20 November 2010 at 11:03pm
Another ditto - Lots of great basic info for us newbs. 

At this point, I have all I need except a chrono.  I want to get in a variety of practice before hitting a course, but if I'm not shooting at the right velocity, it will be less meaningful.

Already spent a ton of $, and another 80 for a chrono (including shipping) is tough :P

Anyway, Thanks again.
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I'm trying to be a sniper in woodsball but at the same time I want to be able to deal with close quarters. Do you think the Flatline would be the best for me?
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nice job...stickyworthy

replied just to test my new sig...
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It is of great help to the noviceThumbs Up
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Thanks for all the great information . I'm a complete newbie , I bought my first paintball marker , a 98 Custom Platinum Series Power Pack , today on clearance at Walmart today. I can't wait to play some woods ball . I think I'm going to need some more protective gear first . I'm sure everyone is going to target the Newbie Old Dude , but it should be lots of fun . Thanks Again .
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