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    Favorite twist-lock barrel

    So, what's yours?

    I always favored the classic 12" All American or the 10/12" Dye Ultralite.

    Lo

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    Pfff... All American. Pfff....

    *struggles to remember*

    I think my fave was a J&J Ceramic... but I really had no taste in barrels back then. Let's be honest.
    Quote Originally Posted by Lemi Died View Post
    *nods sagely* yes, the face slide is a fantastic way to minimize your profile, as it attempts to fold your spine in 47 different locations. Old kung Fu masters called this "slinkie style", and current American historians refer to it as the Accordion. Whereas we rednecks just refer it it as "hey ya'll, watch this!"

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    When rocking a classic, the calgar likes the classic barrels... Dye Stainless, J&J brass or nickel-plated brass, BOA nickel-plated brass... An All-A works in a pinch, but the calgar does not like SP.

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    I'm with you Lo, the old SP AA's were great on mags - I preferred 14" myself.

    Second to that would probably be the old glued boomy, also at 14".
    Current markers: Not as many as teh Calgar

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    Quote Originally Posted by SN toter View Post
    I'm with you Lo, the old SP AA's were great on mags - I preferred 14" myself.

    Second to that would probably be the old glued boomy, also at 14".
    Glued Boomy 14" FTW (Ala 2000-01 Version)

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    Quote Originally Posted by BO'BFreakshow View Post
    Glued Boomy 14" FTW (Ala 2000-01 Version)
    Yessssss!
    Current markers: Not as many as teh Calgar

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    Still got mine... On my R/T from my old Farside Days

    99-01

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    I've got a shorty (8" or 10") Dye stainless. Love it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ethan View Post
    Pfff... All American. Pfff....

    *struggles to remember*

    I think my fave was a J&J Ceramic... but I really had no taste in barrels back then. Let's be honest.
    J & J's were and still are good solid barrels. Back when I played with tippmans I had 2 a 14" and a 16" I still got them. My dad has a new 16" on his Proto Rail. Good barrels.

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    OT

    A slight aside... having broken out the almighty calipers to test the wide variance of bore sizes at the tip and tail of many ceramics/edge elite pieces, I'd have to say that their "tolerances" are suspect, at best. J&J's quality has really taken a nosedive in recent years.

    /OT
    Quote Originally Posted by Lemi Died View Post
    *nods sagely* yes, the face slide is a fantastic way to minimize your profile, as it attempts to fold your spine in 47 different locations. Old kung Fu masters called this "slinkie style", and current American historians refer to it as the Accordion. Whereas we rednecks just refer it it as "hey ya'll, watch this!"

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