Gilbert Martinez

Two early injection molded Nasty Boys Loaders c.1989-93

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.

Gilly shows off the DT1 Dust Devil loader on his CCM S6

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.

The Ironmen, pictured in Paintcheck 2/92 and early history

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.

Southern Comfort Paintball and the Colonel, Los Angeles, CA, c.1985

An advertisement for Southern Comfort paintball, from the August, 1987 issue of Frontline, and some of the other relevant information from interviews.

Paintball Stats – World Paintball Federation Quarterly Report – 1991

Steve Davidson compiled comprehensive records for 1991 tournament Paintball. These stats, published as World Paintball Federation are a neat treasure.

Lords of Discipline Piranha Long Barrel

Two close up photos of a Piranha Long Barrel engraved for the Lords of Discipline and modified with an AGD Turbo Valve.

Danny Guardado of The Mafia, California Bushmaster and AGS

Danny Guardado of the California Bushmaster, Mafia and Airsmith at Adventure Games Supplies tells his story about Northern LA County Paintball History.

Gilbert Martinez shows off his California Bushmaster Jacket

Gilbert Martinez with a team jacket from the California Bushmasters. Gilly was the captain in the early 1990s.

The California Bushmasters at the Lone Star Open 1991

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.

A better quality Mafia Team Photo

Here is a better quality photo of the Mafia team photograph which Tuty Hernandez, Gilly and Danny shared with me at our Stock Game.

Jack Wada’s 59th Birthday Game group shot!

A fantastic group photo of Jack Wada's suprise birthday party at Jungle Island with the Southern California Stock Group.

Gilbert Martinez and Mafia, pictured in APG July 1994

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.

So Cal Stock at SC Village, August, 2013

Our So Cal Stock at SC Village Group photo from today. Super hot August heat and humidity took a toll on players but we still kept a good groups today.

Southern California Mafia Team Photo

A team photo of the Southern California Mafia sent to me by Gilbert Martinez.

B&M Losing Sucks CO2 Tank

Edward Leu, of Team Hooptie, sent photos of a 20oz co2 tank that was mask anodized with "Losing Suck," one of B&M's slogans.

Spew 2013 group photo / video

Our group photo from Spew 2013 showing out 40-50 player group that joined for the 3rd years event.

The VerbeekOlater Nelson Pump Paintgun

Danny Guardado and Gilbert Martinez identify an unknown pump as the VerbeekOlater and start me on the "Quest" for more information on Tony and Ron Verbeek.

Wasaga Beach Blitz ’94 photos from Keith Collins and Jason Ott

Jason Ott, of the Alliance, and Keith Collins, of the California Bushmasters, sent in these photos of the Wasaga Beach Blitz from 1994.

Gilly and Danny of the California Bushmasters

Gilly and Danny talk about the VerbeekOlater nelson based pump that was used by Sudden Death and their time on the California Bushmasters.

Group photo from SPEW 2013

Just got home from SPEW and here is the group photo.