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PRIMiLler27
02-04-2009, 08:24 AM
Just wondering if anyone knows where to find this information? Im giving a speech on paintball and i think this info would be great, thanks for your help!

DFSniper
02-04-2009, 11:54 AM
hmm, last i heard, it was greg palmer who created the first blowback, but it was never mass produced. i wish i could remember the name, i know it was named after his daughter/wife or something.

Muddytaco
02-04-2009, 01:19 PM
Actually it was Tom Kaye, guy that invented the automag and owner of AGD. He originally designed a blowback but after a few prototypes there was still to many problems. So he then invented the blowforward which is what is found in automags.

Greg Palmer invented the auto-cocker.

Kingman-Rep
02-04-2009, 03:37 PM
Tom Kaye? are you sure, i was under the impression the original stacked tube blowback marker was released by sheridan.

i would try using wikipedia to find real answers.

extrabonez
02-04-2009, 04:14 PM
i just saw a thing kinda like this but it was most important advancement in paintball and it seems like some guys know what they are talking about and they talk about the people that made them ect ill try and find that link but DFi think you thinking of cammille? sp? i beleive that was one they were talking about..

DFSniper
02-04-2009, 04:27 PM
K-Rep, sheridan was the first mass-produced blowback, and bonez, camille was the name i was looking for!