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druid
03-12-2009, 05:41 PM
My BlackHawk EOD vest
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v388/druidsdecendant/Paintball/vest%20mods/Vestmods2.jpg

It was originally designed with M16/AR15 pouches on front...
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v388/druidsdecendant/Paintball/vest%20mods/Vestmods4.jpg

Cut those puppies off and made my own MOLLE webbing for whatever pouch I choose to put there:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v388/druidsdecendant/Paintball/vest%20mods/Vestmods.jpg

And remember that pouch I made for the two 3lb CO2 tanks? Also pictured is the 5+4 below it.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v388/druidsdecendant/Paintball/vest%20mods/Vestmods3.jpg

DFSniper
03-12-2009, 05:59 PM
nice. want to make me some small leg holsters? :p

irishwarrior
03-12-2009, 06:19 PM
Dang Druid! Looks very nicely done. What do you seriously need that much air for?!?!?

DFSniper
03-12-2009, 06:42 PM
renegade woodsball + mag = lotta air w/no fill!

druid
03-12-2009, 06:47 PM
nice. want to make me some small leg holsters? :p
send me the material and the markers to mold it around and I can-do.....lol.
Dang Druid! Looks very nicely done. What do you seriously need that much air for?!?!?

renegade woodsball + mag = lotta air w/no fill!

^^ pretty much...add an A5 to the Mag.....lol. Actually, this rig is for OK DDay. I have a single tank rig for when I play regular woodsball/milsim

TheDarkShadow
03-12-2009, 06:54 PM
nice

DFSniper
03-12-2009, 07:11 PM
druid, i have 2 ronin gear holsters coming in (the Warsensor ones are too bulky!) and if i dont like those, we'll figure something out.

druid
03-12-2009, 07:30 PM
druid, i have 2 ronin gear holsters coming in (the Warsensor ones are too bulky!) and if i dont like those, we'll figure something out.

10-4, just let me know...lol. If you don't like the holsters, start looking for cordura nylon material and sketch the plans you want for the holsters....

DRAGON
03-12-2009, 07:38 PM
To all that actually think Druid makes this koo stuff: he's actually got a sweat shop in cell block C and makes these guys work for 5 cigarettes a day while he surfs the net. Hee hee, you'll rehab those guys one way or another - :D

Noice stuff! - ;)

druid
03-12-2009, 07:48 PM
1. To all that actually think Druid makes this koo stuff: he's actually got a sweat shop in cell block C and makes these guys work for 5 cigarettes a day while he surfs the net.

2. Hee hee, you'll rehab those guys one way or another - :D

3. Noice stuff! - ;)

1. LMAO!! We don't actually have a "Cellblock C" but we have "Wigglerville"
2. True but it all starts with the words "TASER! TASER! TASER!"....lol...
3. Thanks.

bigred76
03-13-2009, 04:26 AM
10-4, just let me know...lol. If you don't like the holsters, start looking for cordura nylon material and sketch the plans you want for the holsters....

Paul made a holster for the PT Extreme I bought off of him FOREVER ago and it was real nice... ;)

Looks good!

druid
03-13-2009, 08:41 AM
Paul made a holster for the PT Extreme I bought off of him FOREVER ago and it was real nice... ;)

Looks good!
OMG....that was like FOREVER ago too! That was made from dyed leather I believe......

bigred76
03-13-2009, 02:06 PM
Yeah, hahaha. How long ago was that? Like, 5 years ago?

druid
03-14-2009, 12:14 AM
Yeah, hahaha. How long ago was that? Like, 5 years ago?

Gotta be at least 4...perhaps 5...lol....

I just commandeered my daughter's BT 3+4 digi woodland MOLLE pack from her vest (didn't match her MARPAT anyway) and threw that on the front MOLLE to see/feel how it looked/wore.....

I'm liking it a lot.......lol..........16 pods on-body at one time....MWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.....

TheDarkShadow
03-14-2009, 05:18 PM
16 pods on-body at one time....MWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.....

that's a lot of ****in paint

druid
03-14-2009, 11:19 PM
that's a lot of ****in paint
yessir........it is........LOL

Remember though...the OK DDay game is 8hrs long on about 700 acres of land that I'm not in ANY way familiar with......

ferret15
03-15-2009, 01:02 AM
ahh but is your air to paint ratio correct?

after all you do have TWO 3lb CO2 tanks which can shoot how much paint out of your chosen gun. Roughly 3 tanks worth air. I would be just fine carring 2 16oz tank= 1000 paintballs comfortably with my gun. Now The question is am i really going to carry a case of paint on me at a time? What about 3 cases of paint with me? What about water, my buddies say camelbacks worked wonderfully.

bigred76
03-15-2009, 03:20 AM
Paul's of Druidian ancestry... he lives off of the fear of others (hence his job working with inmates in a prison) and the ambrosia of dishing out pain (paintball). He doesn't need no stinkin' water. :P

druid
03-15-2009, 04:16 PM
ahh but is your air to paint ratio correct?
According to the 'widely accepted' shots-per-oz charts, no.
Source for this chart: http://www.rap4.com/paintball/forum/index.php?topic=12180.0
CO2 Tanks
Tank Size Est. Shots
7oz 350
9oz 425
12oz 600
14oz 700
16oz 900
20oz 1100

Each tank holds approx 48oz of CO2. According to that chart, one tank should yield about 2500+ shots. Two tanks should be equal to about 5,000 shots (or more or less, depending on what marker I use and the settings used for it).

I will have more CO2 than paint and I tune my markers for efficiency. My A5 is my biggest gas hog and I run that at 650 psi. My Mag is next, running at about 475-525.

6lbs of CO2 should (according to those graphs) allow me to shoot between 2.5 and 3.25 cases. I'll be carrying at least 1.5 cases on my body with this set up. I can now carry 16 LockLid pods at 160 shots/pod = 2560 shots. I will have to resupply with paint once during the game, if I even shoot all of what I'm carrying...
after all you do have TWO 3lb CO2 tanks which can shoot how much paint out of your chosen gun.
According to the math, approx 5,000 shots.
Roughly 3 tanks worth air. I would be just fine carring 2 16oz tank= 1000 paintballs comfortably with my gun. Now The question is am i really going to carry a case of paint on me at a time?
Well I don't know about you, but I will be.
What about 3 cases of paint with me?
That will be my daughter...who will be in a tank. She's going to have 5 cases at her disposal but it's a vehicle and she doesn't have to lug this around like I do...lol.
What about water, my buddies say camelbacks worked wonderfully.
3 Liter hydration bladder in the back of my vest.
Paul's of Druidian ancestry... he lives off of the fear of others (hence his job working with inmates in a prison) and the ambrosia of dishing out pain (paintball). He doesn't need no stinkin' water. :P

Meade is where it's at, not ambrosia...lol.

druid
03-16-2009, 11:52 PM
Here are updated pics. Sorry that I haven't washed my MARPAT Kilt to wear in it but you get the idea just the same.....lmao.....

JT Whippersnappers (LOVE these masks):
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v388/druidsdecendant/Paintball/vest%20mods/moddedvest6.jpg

Close-up of the BT 3+4. The 3 pouches have pods in but not the +4s. You can also see the MOLLE webbing I sewed on:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v388/druidsdecendant/Paintball/vest%20mods/moddedvest4.jpg

A bit further back:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v388/druidsdecendant/Paintball/vest%20mods/moddedvest5.jpg

Close-up of the back. There are 5 pods in the pouches but not in the +4s. The CO2 tanks (3-pounders) are in the pouch I made for them:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v388/druidsdecendant/Paintball/vest%20mods/moddedvest3.jpg

Further back:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v388/druidsdecendant/Paintball/vest%20mods/moddedvest1.jpg

bigred76
03-17-2009, 12:47 AM
What about a strap higher up on the tanks? I'm just worried about over time if the tanks start slipping up if they might come out of the pouch, especially with moving all around like you do in paintball.

druid
03-17-2009, 09:28 AM
I have black bungee cords to attach over the mouths of the pouches to brevent that from happening.

battlechaser
03-18-2009, 04:57 PM
So when are you going to rig a backpack to a Warp feed so you can just walk around with a case and a half of paint being directly fed into the gun? :dodgy:

All jokes aside, that's awesome. I wish I had the time/patience for that.

druid
03-18-2009, 10:53 PM
you know, you laugh? BUt I actually considered something along those lines........lol.......

but thanks just the same.