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Unread postAuthor: flamerz14 » Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:09 am

dunno if this belongs here but heck.
Is there anyway to make my own paintballs? i'm gonna build a PB gun.and if not, another way of playing a tag game without anything thaat leaves a permanent stain?
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Unread postAuthor: SnowFlox » Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:24 am

you can try putting paint in little plastic bags.. and wrap it with a tirep.
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Re: Paintball

Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:35 am

flamerz14 wrote:. Is there anyway to make my own paintballs?


Good luck with cooking this setup up in your basement :roll: :wink:
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Unread postAuthor: hi » Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:16 am

you could fill bowling balls with paint. other than that, i think it would be very hard to do.
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Unread postAuthor: joannaardway » Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:47 am

What's wrong with just buying them off the net?

I can get about 3000 for £20-30 depending on quality (but you'll never get that sort of deal at a field) - which equates to 1 pence or less per ball.

Trying to make them yourself will use up much more time and money than anything else.
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Unread postAuthor: flamerz14 » Thu Aug 09, 2007 8:08 am

I wanna buy them off the net but I'm only 14 next week.And I don't know how to use money orders. :( I finally found some Gachapon mini capsules..they're re-usable.What paint to fill tem up with?poster or acylic?

hi: bowling balls??
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Unread postAuthor: spud yeti » Thu Aug 09, 2007 8:27 am

Use poster paint because its a water based paint, its cheap, very liquid and can wash out.
wikipedia says: wrote:Paintballs, also simply called "paint", are spherical gelatin capsules containing primarily polyethylene glycol, other non-toxic and water-soluble substances, and dye


EDIT: or you could just use those bath balls, the fragrance things. Do you know what I'm talking about?
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really good quote/phrase here
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Unread postAuthor: flamerz14 » Thu Aug 09, 2007 8:31 am

just watched the video..I have semicircle jelly moulds and 1kg of gelatin. :twisted: now only need to get the ratio right..
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Unread postAuthor: spud yeti » Thu Aug 09, 2007 9:14 am

flamerz14 wrote: wanna buy them off the net but I'm only 14 next week.And I don't know how to use money orders

Just get your mother/father/guardian to do it for you.
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Unread postAuthor: joannaardway » Thu Aug 09, 2007 11:25 am

spud yeti wrote:Just get your mother/father/guardian to do it for you.

Exactly. You must know someone who has a one of those magic plastic cards.
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Unread postAuthor: flamerz14 » Thu Aug 09, 2007 7:55 pm

ok..will do. spud yeti: what bath balls? those scented ones?
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Unread postAuthor: us sniper » Thu Aug 09, 2007 8:57 pm

Why don't you just make your own paint grenades. All you need is the surgical tubing, washable paint, a few zip ties, and a pin.
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Unread postAuthor: flamerz14 » Thu Aug 09, 2007 10:01 pm

I like paintballs cos they got bang(or splat) on a person..and they look cooler
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Unread postAuthor: pyrogeek » Thu Aug 09, 2007 11:09 pm

Don't bother trying to make them, it would be too hard for one of us to make something that doesn't hook when it's shot from being deformed.

Don't they sell paintballs around where you live? I'm sure that if your parents are OK with you having a paintball gun, or something to fire paintballs, they would be OK with buying you paint. Either that, or say you'll just shoot bolts at the stray cats 8)

As for money orders, you just find a place that sells them (post offices, grocery stores, etc) and say you need one for $xx.xx and give them the money plus the nominal fee they charge, usually around $.25 (pretty cheap if you don't know the U.S. money system). Then you just send it, and they cash it like a check.
They also have prepaid debit cards, at least over here. You put money on it, and you can buy stuff online just like if it were a regular credit card.
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Unread postAuthor: frankrede » Fri Aug 10, 2007 1:11 am

I believe he is in Japan, so I say he he gets into airsoft.
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