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Old 10-22-2008, 03:22 PM #1
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Tank size for back players

If i were playing back on my team should i worry about size and how heavy my tank and gun are together or should i just be worried about having maybe a 68/45 to ensure i can be raining paint most of the match? Or should i also be worried about not being able to move around as fast because my gun is heavier than having a smaller tank.
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Old 10-22-2008, 03:46 PM #2
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Personally I'd use the 68/45. Not enough air would be just as detrimental as to few pods. In the back your job is to fully support your team and if you run out of air/paint you severely limit your ability to support yout team mates.
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Old 10-22-2008, 04:29 PM #3
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i play all aroudn and i use a 68/45. small enoguh for xball but i can still shoot 9+ pods for 7man. what kinda gun you rocking?
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Old 10-22-2008, 04:30 PM #4
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Best tank size for back players
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Old 10-22-2008, 04:58 PM #5
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depends what kind of gun you have and what format you are playing. in 5 or 3 man a efficient poppit gun would be fine with a 45/45 tank because you could still get 1200 or more shots off. In 7 man id go with a larger tank just so you can have that extra paint to shoot if you need it. now if you have a marker that is not so efficient I would go with the 68/45 tank so you will get at least 1000 shots off.
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Old 10-22-2008, 05:01 PM #6
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Old 10-23-2008, 11:21 AM #7
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ya i am using a 68/45 but i still have a decent POS ion that does have a few after market parts on it.
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Old 10-23-2008, 09:42 PM #8
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I play back and I use a 68 45, I used my friends angel 1 for fun dn it had a 45 45 on it and I ran out of air fast. 68 45 is the way to go
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:25 PM #9
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i use an 88/45 with a custom dropforward on my ion and i use like 4 pods a game and 3-4 games between fills
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Old 10-24-2008, 05:08 PM #10
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68/45 is versital. its the best for all worlds
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Old 10-24-2008, 05:59 PM #11
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One of the old 114/4500 its like having an ongun scuba.
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Old 10-24-2008, 08:29 PM #12
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depends what kind of gun you have and what format you are playing. in 5 or 3 man a efficient poppit gun would be fine with a 45/45 tank because you could still get 1200 or more shots off. In 7 man id go with a larger tank just so you can have that extra paint to shoot if you need it. now if you have a marker that is not so efficient I would go with the 68/45 tank so you will get at least 1000 shots off.
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Old 10-30-2008, 04:37 PM #13
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I only play with a scuba tank on my back. remote line is key here.

jk get a 68/45 and I highly doubt you will need much more
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Old 11-02-2008, 07:24 PM #14
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yeah definetely should use a 68 4500 not having enough air for a back player is tragic and if you buy the right tank you can have a 68ci tank that is pretty lightand a much shorter length than they used to be. buy a 68 4500 with a myth reg and your set. dont cut corners on a tank
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Old 11-03-2008, 08:51 PM #15
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ya 68/45 thats what i use and i play back
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Old 11-05-2008, 06:35 PM #16
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68/4500 is the tank for all players. If you play PSP, I suggest a 56/4500 Empire/Invert tank. A little lighter and in PSP points are only 30 seconds-2 minutes.
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Old 11-08-2008, 02:06 PM #17
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I personally would go with a 70ci stubby. Holds a little more air, and stubby seems to work better for me. But its all up to you.
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Old 11-15-2008, 01:59 AM #18
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I used a myth'd 45/45 for 2 years or so, haven't played any other position but back. I'm switching to a 68/45 and putting my myth on that. I had some problems running and gunning with such a small tank. I'm 5'5 as well so that may sound a bit weird but in turn I will have a fairly small, light tank plus all the air I need.
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Old 11-19-2008, 12:01 AM #19
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68/45 all the way, no need to be left without air
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Old 11-19-2008, 02:22 AM #20
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id check out the guerilla air new 70/4500 with the mini myth reg
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Old 12-03-2008, 09:46 AM #21
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114/3000 is your best bet.
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