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  • Greg Muller leaves Valken 0 CommentsPosted by on October 24, 2014 under Industry News, News, The Ford Report, Top Story
    Legendary Sales Rep Greg Muller is moving on, to parts as-yet unknown:                     Muller has left the building - Instead of letting the rumor mill churn out a caustic mess of lies, half-truths and maybes, I’ll save myself the trouble and provide some details. Today is my last day with Valken Sports - it... more.
  • Funny Paintball People: Giovanni ‘Johnny’ Postorivo 0 CommentsPosted by on October 18, 2014 under Dirt, Industry News, News, The Ford Report, Top Story
    Over the course of my paintball 'career' I've done just about everything a player can do, including owning a shop.  I started out with a tiny online shop while I lived in Oklahoma, and later after I'd moved to Florida me, long time friend Kurt Wise and business partner Bryan Gilchrist owned "Unreal Paintball and Gaming" in Hudson, FL. Like any shop, we had an account with NPS, so we had some c... more.
  • Funny Paintball People: George Spurlock 0 CommentsPosted by on under Dirt, Industry News, News, The Ford Report, Top Story
    It's no secret that I'm friends with the Spurlock Brothers.   Mike, Andrew and George are all genuinely good people and very good at what they do, so what's not to like? Eldest brother George is the main reason for this.   Back 'in the day' George served as the face and front man for a lot of Mike's ventures, including OGI, a company formed to build and sell the legendary HALO loader.   T... more.
  • October 9th, 2014: The ‘I’m not at World Cup’ Report 0 CommentsPosted by on October 15, 2014 under Industry News, League Coverage, News, Scenario Coverage, The Ford Report, Top Story
    Everything found here was either directly observed by the staff, sent in by members of The Ford Report Mailing list, or quoted by anonymous Ford Report Minions. Keep in mind at all times… The Ford Report is for entertainment purposes only! Some of the things posted here may not be completely accurate. These posts may directly correlate to yourself, your team, or company. Use the link in this ema... more.
  • All good things come to an end…. 0 CommentsPosted by on October 12, 2014 under Dirt, Industry News, League Coverage, News, Scenario Coverage, The Ford Report, Top Story
    "I've just been down the gullet of an interstellar cockroach. That's one of a hundred memories I don't want." Tommy Lee Jones as “K”, Men In Black     Normally around this time of the year I'm thinking about the year that's just about gone by and what's happened in the game and the industry to present it as a “Year in Review” editorial.   This year it's going to... more.
  • 2015 Empire Vanquish 0 CommentsPosted by on October 9, 2014 under Industry News, League Coverage, News
    We’re proud to announce the all new Empire Vanquish for 2015.   MAP: $1499.95   Empire Paintball brought you the awesome Vanquish paintball marker that performed great on the paintball field, but we are never satisfied and have worked hard to make it even greater.  It has a newly designed body that hides the hardware, and offers a more refined look that incorporates a slic... more.
  • Empire Axe Pro marker 0 CommentsPosted by on under Industry News, League Coverage, News
    MAP: $699.95   The all-new Axe Pro is a battle-hardened axe designed for warfare.  The mad genius of Empire’s R&D team took a great marker and tweaked, refined and re-designed it to create the Axe’s new badass big brother.  The improved ergonomics makes it feel better in your hand and the Redline OLED board gives the Axe Pro a bigger brain.  It is easier to maintain due to th... more.
  • Shoreline Paintball Presents “Zero Dark Thirty” 0 CommentsPosted by on October 8, 2014 under Industry News, News, Scenario Coverage
    2 days. Played at an ancient 600 year old Fortress. Tunnels. Bunkers. Urban. Magfed & Scenario hybrid event. Any types of marker welcome. Worlds most hi tech game. Free onsite camping. Capped down to just 300 players for perfect game play. 200 regular player slots and 100 Magfed player slots. The technology used in this game will set a standard for years to come. Laptops, tracke... more.
  • Badlands Welcomes Rusty Glaze to Canada 0 CommentsPosted by on under Industry News, League Coverage, News
    In a major industry transfer, veteran pro player and paintball industry figure, Rusty Glaze, has moved to Toronto, Canada, to take a position as Marketing Director for Canadian Distribution Giants, Badlands Inc. Rusty Glaze, aside from his glittering playing career with Avalanche, Infamous and XSV, and later as the head coach for Dynasty. He has operated at the top of the industry since 1999, f... more.
  • October 2nd, 2014 0 CommentsPosted by on October 7, 2014 under Industry News, League Coverage, News, Scenario Coverage, The Ford Report, Top Story
    Everything found here was either directly observed by the staff, sent in by members of The Ford Report Mailing list, or quoted by anonymous Ford Report Minions. Keep in mind at all times… The Ford Report is for entertainment purposes only! Some of the things posted here may not be completely accurate. These posts may directly correlate to yourself, your team, or company. Use the link in this ema... more.
  • New Mobile Technology Coming to Paintball 0 CommentsPosted by on under Industry News, News, Scenario Coverage
    Constant Loyalty is a new mobile-based loyalty rewards company that is driven to help grow field play and encourage new players to join the game. Developed by Ron Goldblatt a long time marketing professional in the paintball industry, the new “Play Now” program was created with some of the top fields in the game to create a North American program to drive player participation. Constant Loyalty... more.
  • The Russian Connection 0 CommentsPosted by on October 5, 2014 under Industry News, League Coverage, News
    The Russian Connection project is a all inclusive training dvd with pro paintball player Konstantin Fedorov. The project started in 2012 with filming in Sweden, Norway and Russia.  It was the hopes of Fedorov and Hybrid Foto that the DVD would be completed and out by late 2013, however due to major schedule changes and workloads it was delayed.  With Art Chaos doing double duty on both sides of ... more.
  • Funny Paintball People: Mike Spurlock, Part 2 0 CommentsPosted by on October 3, 2014 under Dirt, Industry News, News, The Ford Report, Top Story
    Mike Spurlock is one tough bastard.   Back in 2011, while the first generation Vapor was still in development and early production, he was involved in a scooter accident in Taiwan, where he was living at the time.   He spent 3 days in the hospital, and eventually checked himself out so he could get back to work. One of the first things he did was to Skype me demanding that I take a screensh... more.
  • TRY FOR FREE – eNMEy .50cal Marker 0 CommentsPosted by on October 2, 2014 under Industry News, League Coverage, News, Scenario Coverage
    EXPAND YOUR BUSINESS BY OFFERING 50 CAL PAINTBALL! If you were offered a way to increase your revenues and get a lot more customers would you be interested? What if this new way of doing business would lead to happier customers and more repeat business? Interested yet?? 50 cal paintball does just that. Kids as young as 8-13 years old can play without the pain factor, bruising or welts that... more.
  • Funny Paintball People: Steven Ledbetter 0 CommentsPosted by on October 1, 2014 under Dirt, Industry News, League Coverage, News, Top Story
    Steven Ledbetter isn't a captain of industry, a pro player or anyone you'd call a 'big wig' in the game.  He owns a small field in the Atlanta Metro area (Carnage Paintball), writes scenario games and is heavily involved with his teams, Atlanta Phoenix and Atlanta Phoenix Tactical. I first met Steven in 2007 at Camp Blanding during LCP Scenario Games' "Revenge of a Nerd".  I was the commander... more.
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