View Single Post
Old 03-02-2005, 01:12 PM   #49
vasmir
Registered User
 
vasmir's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Daytona Beach
Send a message via AIM to vasmir
Quote:
Originally posted by i_lovesniping
I am talking about a normal gun not a flatline. Flatlines can go 250 feet but not a NORMAL paintball marker.
All markers (barrels) can shoot around 300' max distance (even "normal ones"). The flatline simply gives the ball a flat trajectory, hence the reason some people like them for woodsball. When using a normal barrel in the woods, you're not able to get the flatline's range because if you arc your shots, they'll hit the trees. Ask anyone here that owns a flattly, and they'll agree... flatlines have the same range of any other barrel.

Sorry, I just hate it when people perceive the flatline as being a longer ranging barrel.

And Sheps, you've got it. The main reason people do it is either becuase they want a challenge or want to brag about hitting someone with only one shot, or becuase they've watched too many sniper/war movies and don't know any better.

__________________
cocker pride

Delta Paintball Team - Delta Leads the Way...
The Delta Paintball Team featured in Action Pursuit Games Magazine

"There are no stupid questions, only inquisitive idiots” – Mark Twain
"I may not agree with what you have to say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it" - Voltare

ignorance is bliss

Last edited by vasmir : 03-02-2005 at 01:15 PM.
vasmir is offline   Reply With Quote