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Old 12-21-2008, 01:02 AM #1
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First, I want to clear up the "ignorant" comment. I meant ignorant as it is defined -- unaware because of a lack of relevant information or knowledge

If you're me to present you with the "numbers" of other companies in order to gain your trust, that isn't something that I can do.

I can give you this number -- a group of people who contribute 1.1 million into our 2.4 million dollar operating budget say they want a lower ROF. When it gets right down to it, that's the basis of the decision.

I agree with their interpretation of THEIR numbers and why this is what they want. I also recognize that above and beyond what they pay PSP, they put additional millions into the teams. What they want is paramount in what I do going forward. It has to be.

You are correct that I should probably "act" a little more professional. But it would be just that - an act. I'm not professional. I don't pretend to be professional. Honestly, I don't think it is either one of the more important or more highly regarded qualities needed to do my job well.

I don't dress professionally. I don't look professional. I don't act professional. I'm not a professional. I am a paintball player who happens to get into a position to make decisions for PSP.

The rate of fire is going to be lowered. That is an absolute fact.

You guys can talk about it, complain about it, discuss the heck out of it. But the fact remains, I believe that the best thing to do for all involved is to lower the ROF.

I didn't make this decision one night at dinner. This has been discussed and thought about for months.

I have information that isn't, nor is it going to be, available to the masses. That's just the way it is.

The game will still be fun for just about everyone. The best teams will still win. The best players will still be the best players. Tournament paintball will go on. Next year no one will be complaining about this. 5 years from now, no one will even remember this. I have been through dozens and dozens of changes that "everyone" said exactly this same type stuff about. Just about every one of those decisions was a good decision.

The 2 that i think were wrong --

Separating the NXL from everything.
Increasing the rate of fire because we had the technology.

Both are being corrected (my opinion).
From Lane himself
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:04 AM #2
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:05 AM #3
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:05 AM #4
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:06 AM #5
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Wow. Lane Wright layin down the law.
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:07 AM #6
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:08 AM #7
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:08 AM #8
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wow honest guy....i like it

edit: where was this posted and a reference link maybe. i'll hold to speculation til an official word is released
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:09 AM #9
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Good, i am sick of getting shot by those bullies shooting uncapped fully automatic with there high powered 400 fps rifles!!!!!
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:14 AM #10
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:15 AM #11
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wow honest guy....i like it

edit: where was this posted and a reference link maybe. i'll hold to speculation til an official word is released
Yeah, nice to see the honesty. In some ways he's taking some of the burden off his shoulders. He's letting everyone know that there are others, with a lot of clout whao are pushing for lower ROF. We can only guess that these are some of the biggest players in the paintball industry trying to save the industry from further declines (and further declines to their bottom lines).
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:20 AM #12
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Ramping with Revvys??
all I gotta say is I am happy I still own my revy.. its just gunna make so much sense to use it now.. UBER light and will load fast enough
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:28 AM #14
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instead of dropping the rof down, limit how much paint each player can carry on the field each point.

Say:3X 140 round pods max for all players
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Whats the point of lowering the cap even more?
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:30 AM #16
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I remember the days, before ramping was heard of, when 12bps was outlandashly fast... I hope they set the Cap @ 12 just so these kids w/ ramping can't shoot a lane lol
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Old 12-21-2008, 01:48 AM #20
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i dont care if its 5 bps, ill wreck all you keyboard-soldiers on the field with 40bps or 1 bps

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