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Old 07-09-2007, 06:04 AM #1
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Hello people of pbnation, today i have a question. Ive been playing about 2 times every month for about 8 months and im upgrading(finally) to an ion, a nitro tank, a good hopper, and a new harrness. Now it need to be cheap cuz i didnt save up alot of money from alowance and my parent arent paying for much so i was wondering what hopper, pack, and tank should i get? Thanks if you post a good reply.
P.S. Im not just some rich kid, i live in a normal 1 story house with 3 bedrooms. I say this because most people ive seen are ion haters and think only rich kids get em.
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Old 07-09-2007, 06:14 AM #2
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Hey, not sure if this is a loophole in the rules since its not technically VS

But my two cents would be to not worry about jerseys and pants and all that. T shirt and jeans will do for now. You can live without that 89 dollar pod pack too. Get a good Carbon Fiber/wraped Crossfire tank. Size is all up to you, it's preference. As for hoppers, it preference again. I like the Vlocity Jr with Gangstar chip, but I play front, so I'll sacrafice a smaller hopper for the smaller profile. Halo B's are good, and Pulse is good ( hard to find because of the pending law suit ). But do NOT put anything into the ION yet. Buy the tank and hopper first, and don't go budget. It will transfer if you decide to go to say an NXT 6 months from now. PM me if this thread closes down or if you have any more questions.
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Old 07-09-2007, 06:19 AM #3
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should i get pads?
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Old 07-09-2007, 06:21 AM #4
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Again, preference. I personally don't have any extra gear but a mask, and I play snake. I break out and superman dive on rough *** Florida ground, sometimes into dirt,mud, or rocks. I'm not saying I'm tough Just that I don't like to be constricted. If it's not a tournament, its basketball shorts and a T for me. What I would recomend, is just a nice pair of pants in the future. Usually they have built in knees.


EDIT: I wear a bandana around my neck for protection too, but I was shot point blank near my adams apple, and I don't feel like having my lyrnax (SP, I'm sure) crushed.
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Old 07-09-2007, 06:24 AM #5
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since i fractured both my knees b4 ill get knee pads but not elbow
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Old 07-09-2007, 06:26 AM #6
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See, now that would be ideal lol. Any more questions? I seem to be the only one up this early
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Old 07-09-2007, 06:27 AM #7
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would you have any recommendations for knee pads?
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Old 07-09-2007, 06:32 AM #8
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Ideal for if your playing in shorts or non PB pants, but works damn well with PB pants too http://www.actionvillage.com/is-bin/...AA EOsSmgmFLT

If your on a budget, then just some skateboarding knee pads work too. Before you knock it, Delta, Rangers, and Green Berets all use knee pads that are similar to what Tony Hawk wears.
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Old 07-09-2007, 06:36 AM #9
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psh nope my comps been a ***** for the last few hours lol. but yeah like he said dont put any ups on the ion. as for tank it really is preference, if you like having your gun a lil funter than 5 inches from your shoulder go with a 68/45. if you like having it close and tihgt in, like as a front would, like moi, then either go with a 70/45 stubby crossfire or a 45/45 crossfire. i use 70/45 cuz that will last me through a hopper and 3 pods, and yes i carry 3 pods in the snake. however a 4545 wont. and theyre the same size except the 7045 is fatter.
as for hoppers i would go with a vlocity or vlocity jr. halos are gigantic in my opinion and they weigh 2.5 lbs when loaded with a pod. considering that heavier than my gun. hell no lol. i go with jr cuz itll hold a pod which is all i load it with at the begining of the game and its the lightest(fact) and best profile in my opinion. and with a gangstar chip either of these hoppers will feed as fast or faster than a halo, with force selection settings which i love.
as for a pack i would say spend 40 bucks on here and get a 3 or 4 pod one. ignore the + sections, that means it has that many places that it can hold pods with just an elastic strap,. i dont use them.
btw what position you play?
damn that took a while to type.
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Old 07-09-2007, 06:36 AM #10
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how do i kno what size i wear?
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Old 07-09-2007, 06:38 AM #11
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im a middle/front
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oh yeah and to add to that i dont use pads and im fine. not bad considering i play on desert dirt and or rocks even for sliding it dont hurt much. but suggestion, do baseball slides instead of 2 knee slides, no wear on the knees and you can get way low if you do the matrix while sliding. fun as hell but it does scratch up your ankle bad, but i guess that wont happen on grass, or just get some ankle covers, i saw them somewhere online, gotta get me a pair of those, my ankle looks like a cat went crazy on it
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Old 07-09-2007, 06:39 AM #13
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You're 5'4 or something I think I read on your profile, so I would say a small lol. I'm 6' and wear larges. Only time I ever wear em is at Crosstown, because a kid slid inside and sliced open his ACL, or something like that (mayb LCL) on glass. And my future depends on my legs lol.
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Old 07-09-2007, 06:41 AM #15
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ye 5,3.ok um u sure bout a small?
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yeah then go with the tight playing light stuff. im way the **** front/other team lol. i try to get to the 40-50 on the break via snake and a 10 ft slide.
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ye 5,3.ok um u sure bout a small?
yeah im about your size, 5 1 and i wear small kneepads, then again its for hockey lol
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If your in doubt then try some on at your local pro shop I try not to buy online, I just browse there. I like to show loyalty to my local field, but thats just me . Prices are pretty close anyways.
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how are these?
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