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Guest Article on Social Paintball

Israel of Social Paintball has been soliciting guest blogs for the Social Paintball website (which has been growing tremendously for quite some time now) and recently posted my offering – an article that deals with one theory as to the causes of drive-by paintball shootings and vandalism. Why not check it out?  You can go […]


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HKPA On Social Paintball

There’s an interview with Mark Pagan of HKPA over on Social Paintball.  Check it out HERE


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The American Disabilities Act

Here is a link to Title III of the ADA – Places of Public Accommodation Responsibilities Under the ADA – HERE Here are a few excerpts that may be relevant to the BISM vs Route 40 Paintball case: Who is Covered by Title III of the ADA? Public accommodations (i.e., private entities that own, operate, […]


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West Meets East: Training the Lost Boys in Malaysia

by TJ Evans, Team Assault My name is TJ Evans and I’ve played tournament paintball since 2005. I learned how to play by some of the best players in the world during their time. Tommy and Richy Maliszewski of team Image, one of the most prestigious teams in the history of the sport. Together they […]


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Empire Partners with ProPaintballer for Paintball 101 Video Series

In our pursuit to continue to grow the sport of paintball, we have collaborated with Justin Mason from Propaintball.com to create a 3-part educational paintball video series to help new players understand the basics of the sport, what to expect while playing, and how to play safely.  Below you will find video links that you […]


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TJ Evans’ Trip Report for World Cup Asia, 2011

TJ Evans (Team Assault) won a trip to Malaysia courtesy of the World Cup Asia promotional team.  Allan Phang put TJ in touch with 68Caliber (we were offered a trip as well but sadly schedules didn’t coordinate) and he offers his impressions of the experience here. World Cup Asia 2011 by TJ Evans Let me […]


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From the Valut Episode of Behind the Bunker Features Gun F/X Marker

Joe of From the Vault, a series presenting and discussing retro gear that appears on Social Paintball as part of the Behind the Bunker video magazine, discusses the PMI-III and the modifications that Pro-Team Products/Gun F/X performed in order to create the military training weapon, the CAR 68 – the world’s first simulation weapon based […]


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From Paintball Wars to Real War

On this Veterans Day, the PennLive newssite (PA) brings us a story about Specialist Jonathan ‘P.R.’ Bigley, who recently joined the reserves and will soon be shipping out on assignment in Afghanistan. I think the article does a pretty good job of showing all sides of the story and how military service affects everyone – […]


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Simple First Aid For Paintballers

Simple First Aid For Paintballers

by William Garrison   Disclaimer: I am not a medic or doctor. I did consult with several medics andEMTtechs while writing this article. In no way does this cover every situation that you may possibly encounter. When in doubt seek medical treatment immediately. Paintball First Aid Anyone who has played for any length of time […]


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War Hounds Rock the 2011 Season!

War Hounds Rock the 2011 Season!

by Matthew R. Smith During the October team meeting at The Chuggin’ Rhino, our 2010-11 jersey sponsor, when the question was posed to the team “What went right and what went wrong this year?” it was agreed that nothing went wrong. A year ago, in the same location, most of us were meeting for the […]


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The Most Important Event in Paintball History

The Most Important Event in Paintball History

by Nathan Greenman The word “History” has several definitions.  The one that best fits this discussion is: “A methodical record of important events that concerns a community”.  So the question is…what do YOU think is the most important event that concerns the paintball community? A well informed scenario player may mention the first known scenario […]


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An Ode To J&J Barrels

THIS paintball barrel is older than most paintball players. By a long shot. (An accurate long shot.)


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Hartford Courant Giving Airsoft Some Love

The Hartford Courant (CT) has an excellent piece this morning describing an airsoft game, a field and the players. You can read the full piece HERE Highlights include these interesting tidbits: In recent years, Airsoft has emerged as a strong rival to paintball, a similar game that uses guns firing paint capsules instead of plastic […]


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The PAINTBALL FESTIVAL REPORT

(This is going to be a long one folks, so grab a cuppa, light up whatever, get comfy and enjoy my grandiloquent grandiosity!) I have a one car family and as a result of personal schedules and other whatnots, Karen was unable to attend.  Husbands will appreciate that this meant that the car remained at […]


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Some Thoughts On Field Operations

A few observations and suggestions for bringing customer service back into the equation.


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Empire Builds Camelot and AXELand Field

No words – just pics!


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68Caliber Launches THE VALKEN REPORT

The launch of a weekly report from inside Valken Paintball HQ and the debut of the ValkenCorps website


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Are Those My Balls On Your Face? Paintball Smacktalk Takes on New Meaning

Psychology Today reports on a study that reveals a lot about the things we hate.


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Reflections on the Purported Death of Paintball

Welcome Matthew R. Smith to 68Caliber with his first article submission. He tackles the question of whether paintball is dying or not and offers an interesting – and positive – perspective.


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Patent Watch: What’s Happening With The Smart Parts Patents?

A review of the Smart Parts intellectual property situation


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Outlaw Play Hell

William Garrison provides personal experiences from outlaw play


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New Use for Those Old CO2 Tanks

Use CO2 tanks to make some interesting desserts


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Parents, Kids, Society and Guns

An outside perspective on toy guns and society


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The Top 10 Paintball Guns for Milsim & Woodsball

The Top 10 Paintball Guns for Milsim & Woodsball

from the editor of 68Caliber – the list of markers compiled by Hitman and Greyops paintball was provided to 68Caliber as the beginning of a cooperative effort between this site, Hitman video reviews and the GreyOps paintball blog. All three of us have additional content that will be rolling out on our various sites (and […]


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