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"curtis hampton" <tank_maker_sniper-at-hotmail.com>
Re: Hi all. [TANKS]
Wed, 02 Feb 2005 13:38:16 -0800
Hi Garnet. Thanks for the info. So that means that I can make any type of
paintball gun, or air rifle or air pistol aslong as it is under 700 fps?
Cool. I like that idea. Do you know where to look stuff like that up on the
computer? Thanks every one for the help and info.
>From: Garnet and Julie <gjtg-at-sasktel.net>
>Subject: Re: Hi all. [TANKS]
>Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2005 20:57:18 -0600
>Hi Curtis,,paintball guns are not a Fire Arm if they shot the projectile
>under the magic number of about 700 or 750 feet per second,,, if they shot
>over that then they are a fire arm and must follow the criminal code
>of fire arms.. so you can make anthing you want and modify the painball
>guns... just as long as you dont increas the feet per second.. that is the
>law all across Canada.. I live in Saskatoon SK ... if you need any
>help.. let me know... good luck and happy building.. Garnet
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "John Barager" <gogetta20-at-hotmail.com>
>Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2005 4:30 PM
>Subject: RE: Hi all. [TANKS]
> > Hi Curtis. Yes, people have thought of using a camera, but it has the
> > disadvantage of not being able to really track a paint ball like the
> > eye can. Most find it easier to just aim by eye from behind the tank.
> > Those little paint balls I've never heard of, but apparently Chris said
> > are close proximity. Although I believe that would be a novel idea.
> > As for Canadian law on that, I don't know of anylaws prohibiting
> > modifying/creating a paint ball cannon here in Canada, although BC may
> > its own laws on that.
> > Just so you know, I'm 19, and in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. May be on the
> > side of the country, but I'll help if you need. I'm sure both Chris and
> > can tell you how difficult it is to jump right into this hobby from
> > at a young age, and expensive.
> > But the guys on this list are great a helping.
> > - John "The Barbarians are comming" Barager
> > ----Original Message Follows----
> > From: "curtis hampton" <tank_maker_sniper-at-hotmail.com>
> > Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com
> > To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com
> > Subject: Hi all. [TANKS]
> > Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2005 12:18:44 -0800
> > Hi everyone. I'm a 16 year old guy from Kamloops B.C. Canada. My name is
> > Curtis. I would like to get into making R/C Combat Tanks. I found the
> > Combat Tank website very helpful. I haven't decided what type of tank I
> > make yet. Has any one tried to have a very small video camera on the
> > of the tanks to see where to aim so you hit your target? I would like to
> > something like that. What do you thing of something like that? Does any
> > know what the laws are in Canada for buying a paintball gun and take it
> > apart and only saving the action and make the rest your self, or just
> > your own homemade paintball gun? Has anyone tried to us one of those
> > air soft BB guns with those new little paintballs for a machine gun? Any
> > info would be very appreciated very much.
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