Originally Posted by shokertm
And after you shoot one ball it should clear out. If you are playing where it's raining so hard you need to cover your ports.. You need to take a step back and go home an wait for it to clear.
Yeah sure maybe if it's a practice day but not during a tournament. You don't have a choice but to continue to play during a tournament unless they take a break and wait for it to stop. Most of the time they don't. PSP doesn't stop unless lightning starts to show up.
Playing in rain is fun. You should give it a shot.
Originally Posted by skatepb
its also cool to ruin a $500-$1000 gun for one day of play sooo when there is another tournament you have to use your backup or maybe nothing at all
Again, I played in a tournament where it was raining hard and steady during the finals. We didn't have the pack up and go option. It was finals and we were there to win. At the end of the day I was covered in a layer of mud and so was my 09 Ego. Not once did I worry that my gun was going to fail me. I just covered the barrel ports with electrical tape and kept on playing. Yes I slid and dove through puddles of water/mud. Yes I had to break the entire gun down that night and clean it all off and re-lube everything but it was one of the best tournaments I have ever played in.
Your gun is highly unlikely to fail you because of a little rain. They are built to be water resistant. Meaning rain really isn't going to get in, but throw it into a pool of water and you may have a problem. Other manufactures take it a step further like PE. They have a coating on their boards to help prevent a short circuit in the event water gets in the grip.