Skip Swift, of Swift Line Industries was one of the original East Coast Sniper 2 and Autococker innovators in the early 1990s. In the years after the introduction of the Autococker he worked on Bob Long and the Ironmen's paintball guns. He also produced parts and accessories in the early 1990s out of Connecticut.
Mike Baird, Rick Cendejas and Michael Leon identify Ironmen players in the January 1988 issue of Front Line Magazine.
Rick Cendejas looks at the Ironmen in Paintcheck February 1992; Mike Baird and Michael Leon comment on the history of the Ironmen from 1985-87.
Back in 2012 I traded for this vertical feed Ironmen body, empty, from Paul "lucky duck" Schreck. Paul has known...
Rick Cendejas explains his history playing with the World Championship team, the Ironmen though original captain General Rick Baird and Bob Long.
An interview segment filmed in 1992 at Paintball Hill's Store Wars game with Darryl Trent of the Ironmen and a relevant team photo, scans and patches.
Rob Shaffer gave me permission to post these photos of a 1994 Bob Long Signatures Series Autococker with serial 19574 and all matched accessories.
The Lone Star Open (c. March 1991) was the introduction of Bud Orr's Autococker to tournament play with the Ironmen as the first Autococker sponsored team.