A look at two Nasty Boys Paintball Loaders which date to the late 1980s and early 1990s. One style is unbranded and the other was likely produced by APP.
The DT1 Dust Devil loader is a small capacity loader that is spring powered and holds a capacity of 65 balls. In this video, Gilly has the DT1 on a CCM S6.
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.
An advertisement for Southern Comfort paintball, from the August, 1987 issue of Frontline, and some of the other relevant information from interviews.
Steve Davidson compiled comprehensive records for 1991 tournament Paintball. These stats, published as World Paintball Federation are a neat treasure.
Danny Guardado of the California Bushmaster, Mafia and Airsmith at Adventure Games Supplies tells his story about Northern LA County Paintball History.
Gilbert Martinez with a team jacket from the California Bushmasters. Gilly was the captain in the early 1990s.
Here is a photo of the California Bushmasters at the Lively Series Lone Star Open 1991. I do not know the source of this photo.
Gilbert Martinez, as the captain of Mafia in an APG Scan from July of 1994. His team took first at the Fields of Honor Fun Series.
Jason Ott, of the Alliance, and Keith Collins, of the California Bushmasters, sent in these photos of the Wasaga Beach Blitz from 1994.